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April 14, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Wednesday 4.13.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  The 8PM & 9PM shows hadn’t aired since March 23.  THE GOLDBERGS returned down 0.02 to 0.46, followed by THE WONDER YEARS up a tick to 0.34 from last week’s out-of-timeslot airing.  THE CONNERS returned down 0.05 to 0.43, followed by HOME ECONOMICS down 0.06 to 0.26.  A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ticked up to 0.29.

CBS:  A 2-hour SURVIVOR dropped 0.09 to 0.79, and BEYOND THE EDGE was down 0.04 to 0.30.

NBC:  The CHICAGO franchise had MED up 0.03 to 0.69, FIRE up a tick to 0.82, and PD steady at 0.72.

FOX:  THE MASKED SINGER ticked down to 0.66, and DOMINO MASTERS held at 0.31.

CW:  THE FLASH gained 0.04 to 0.15, and KUNG FU stayed at 0.07.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s play-in NBA PLAYOFFS doubleheader was at 0.95/0.80.  TBS’s AEW: DYNAMITE ticked down to 0.37.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.30/0.48/3.3M, with CNN NEWSROOM at 0.14/0.19/900K, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.13/0.21/2.2M.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY shed 0.03 to 0.22.  Lifetime’s MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT edged up 0.02 to 0.21.  FX’s SNOWFALL dipped 0.03 to 0.19.  On TLC, DR PIMPLE POPPER lost 0.03 to 0.18, and BODY PARTS was down 0.02 to 0.15.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.17/0.15 compared to last week’s 0.16/0.13, and WHY THE HECK DID I BUY THIS HOUSE ticked down to 0.15.  On Food Network, GUY’S GROCERY GAMES was at 0.17.  Discovery’s MOONSHINERS was at 0.12/0.12 compared to last week’s 0.14/0.13, and BEE CZAR was down 0.04 to 0.06.  On BET, THE MS PAT SHOW slipped 0.02 to 0.11 (plus 0.02/71K via BET Her simulcast), and ASSISTED LIVING was down 0.02 to 0.10 (plus 0.02/54K).  On A&E, COURT CAM was at 0.11/0.09 compared to last week’s 0.11/0.10, and NEIGHBORHOOD WARS was at 0.10/0.09 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.12.  USA’s TEMPTATION ISLAND rose 0.05 to 0.11, and THE COURTSHIP was steady at 0.04.  History’s FORGED IN FIRE fell 0.04 to 0.10.  On ID, THE MURDER TAPES fell 0.05 to 0.09.  Freeform’s GOOD TROUBLE ticked down to 0.03. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday April 13, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAY-IN GAME L: SAN ANTONIO/NEW ORLEANS ESPN 9:38 PM 144 0.95 2,442
2 NBA PLAY-IN GAME L: CHARLOTTE/ATLANTA ESPN 7:10 PM 148 0.80 2,114
3 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0132 NEW ORLEANS LA TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 122 0.37 977
4 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:02 AM 58 0.36 1,017
5 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.30 3,308
6 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 7:00 PM 10 0.30 881
7 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.26 3,596
8 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.26 3,395
9 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.22 732
10 MARRIED AT FIRST ST (LIF): ITS JUST A BLIP 1414 LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.21 1,103
11 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.21 2,626
12 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.21 2,892
13 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 6:30 PM 30 0.20 559
14 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.20 2,027
15 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.20 2,221
16 SNOWFALL FX 10:00 PM 65 0.19 509
17 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.18 487
18 DR. PIMPLE POPPER TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.18 1,372
19 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,914
20 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.17 1,069
21 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.17 632
22 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.16 1,940
23 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,636
24 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.16 588
25 BODY PARTS TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.15 1,201
26 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.15 1,743
27 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.15 1,879
28 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.15 956
29 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,809
30 WHY THE HECK BUY HOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.15 896
31 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 1,850
32 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.14 914
33 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 30 0.14 422
34 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.13 377
35 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,930
36 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,877
37 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.13 2,169
38 MOONSHINERS: AMERICAN SPI DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.12 651
39 MOONSHINERS: MASTER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 62 0.12 583
40 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 715
41 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.12 1,070
42 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 290
43 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.12 451
44 CNN TONIGHT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.12 770
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 768
46 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: NY RANGERS/PHILADELPHIA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:16 PM 150 0.11 361
47 HOUSE OF PAYNE (2020) BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 30 0.11 538
48 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,487
49 MS. PAT SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 30 0.11 551
50 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.11 693
51 TEMPTATION ISLAND USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.11 325
52 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.11 712
53 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 838
54 FORGED IN FIRE: BEST OF HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.10 441
55 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.10 812
56 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.10 529
57 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.10 353
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 780
59 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.10 533
60 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 774
61 ASSISTED LIVING BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:30 PM 30 0.10 525
62 NEIGHBORHOOD WARS A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.10 627
63 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 747
64 NEIGHBORHOOD WARS A&E NETWORK 10:32 PM 32 0.09 592
65 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.09 740
66 MURDER TAPES, THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 61 0.09 630
67 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: LOS ANGELES/COLORADO TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:46 PM 168 0.09 265
68 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.09 315
69 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 229
70 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.09 671
71 DR. PIMPLE POPPER:POP UPS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.09 893
72 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: QF: ATLETICO DE MADRID / MANCHESTER CITY TUDN 2:30 PM 150 0.09 252
73 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 224
74 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.09 351
75 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 15 0.09 279
76 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN25 MTV 8:30 PM 30 0.08 246
77 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 476
78 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 1,120
79 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 664
80 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 228
81 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 668
82 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,326
83 NHL RS PREGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 16 0.08 269
84 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 1,491
85 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 478
86 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 392
87 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN25 MTV 8:00 PM 30 0.07 247
88 MAFS: AFTERPARTY LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 30 0.07 600
89 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 597
90 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.07 415
91 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.06 394
92 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.06 519
93 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.06 271
94 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 221
95 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.06 1,000
96 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.06 391
97 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 198
98 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.06 333
99 BEE CZAR DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:03 PM 60 0.06 400
100 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.06 422
101 RAVEN ABOUT BUNK?D DISNEY CHANNEL 8:35 PM 60 0.06 185
102 UNDISPUTED L: 1410 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 169
103 MIRACULOUS WORLD: SHANGHA DISNEY CHANNEL 7:30 PM 65 0.05 156
104 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: TOR AT NYY/SEA AT CWS MLB NETWORK 7:08 PM 192 0.05 292
105 MISION EUROPA L TUDN 5:00 PM 60 0.05 151
106 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 914
107 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 1,124
108 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-10R1R05H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.05 186
109 TIME MACHINE: HOLY GRAIL IN AMERICA HISTORY 2:00 PM 120 0.05 379
110 FUT-EST-CHIVA-W-TEL-UNVSO: GUADALAJARA VS MONTERREY UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 131 0.05 126
111 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,074
112 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 2:31 PM 23 0.05 760
113 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 60 0.04 153
114 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 28 0.04 243
115 COURTSHIP USA NETWORK 11:01 PM 60 0.04 134
116 CONCACAF CHAMP LEAGUE L: SF2: NYCFC/SEATTLE FOX SPORTS 1 9:00 PM 127 0.04 149
117 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.04 89
118 NHL RS POSTGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:34 AM 19 0.04 100
119 CONCACAF LC – L: SF: NYC FC / SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC TUDN 9:00 PM 120 0.04 97
120 COCOMELON THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.04 111
121 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.04 315
122 HERD L: 1728 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 123
123 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 730
124 MAFS: AUSTRALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:33 PM 88 0.04 313
125 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.04 100
126 TIME MACHINE: QUEST FOR THE LOST ARK HISTORY 12:00 PM 120 0.04 331
127 CRAIG OF THE CREEK THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:00 PM 15 0.04 151
128 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 762
129 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 11:00 PM 60 0.03 74
130 CRAIG OF THE CREEK THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:15 PM 15 0.03 128
131 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 94
132 SILENCIO MORTAL DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 11:00 PM 60 0.03 84
133 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.03 70
134 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 586
135 DETRAS CRIMENES VIRALES DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 8:00 PM 30 0.03 69
136 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 6:00 PM 60 0.03 84
137 SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL   L ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.03 75
138 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 31 0.03 676
139 GOOD TROUBLE FREEFORM 10:00 PM 60 0.03 76
140 FUTBOL ESTEL CHIVAS EXTRA UNIVERSO 11:11 PM 19 0.03 72
141 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.03 175
142 HUGO: HUGO HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 126 0.03 130
143 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.03 88
144 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.03 146
145 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 226
146 POCOYO THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 AM 20 0.03 97
147 FUTBOL CENTRAL L TUDN 8:00 PM 60 0.03 49
148 CMT STORYTELLERS CMT 8:00 PM 60 0.03 148
149 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 295
150 RESTORATION GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 30 0.03 256

 

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About the Author

Mitch Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on screened.com and the-burg.com. In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."