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May 5, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Wednesday 5.4.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  THE GOLDBERGS returned from a rerun week down 0.05 to 0.44, followed by a WONDER YEARS rerun at 0.26, then THE CONNERS was back from reruns down 0.03 to 0.40, followed by a HOME ECONOMICS rerun at 0.27.  A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ticked down to 0.25.

CBS:  SURVIVOR gained 0.06 to 0.91, BEYOND THE EDGE jumped 0.12 to 0.39, and the season finale of GOOD SAM was up 0.06 to 0.27.

NBC:  Reruns at 0.35/0.38/0.38.

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

CW:  THE FLASH held at 0.12, and KUNG FU was down 0.02 to 0.07.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE ORIGINALS:  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS games were at 1.47/1.15.  TBS’s AEW: DYNAMITE ticked down to 0.32.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s THE FIVE at 0.25/0.39/3.2M, with CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.11/0.15/700K, and MSNBC’s 11TH HOUR at 0.08/800K.  ESPN’s NHL PLAYOFFS games were at 0.25/0.20, and ESPN2’s games were at 0.16/0.15.  TUDN’s CONCACAF match was at 0.20, and a UEFA match was at 0.15.  On TLC, MY FEET ARE KILLING ME was at 0.17, and SAVE MY SKIN was at 0.09.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.17/0.16 compared to last week’s 0.16/0.15, and WHY THE HECK DID I BUY THIS HOUSE held at 0.14.  On ID, SEE NO EVIL was at 0.16, and A TIME TO KILL was at 0.13.  On Food Network, GUY’S GROCERY GAMES was at 0.15.  Lifetime’s MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT special was at 0.11.  History’s FORGED IN FIRE was at 0.11 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.07.  Discovery’s MOONSHINERS was at 0.10/0.10 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.10.  On USA, TEMPTATION ISLAND was steady at 0.09.  On BET, THE MS PAT SHOW ticked down to 0.09 (plus 0.01/36K via BET HER simulcast), and ASSISTED LIVING lost a tick to 0.08 (plus 0.01/50K).  The midseason finale of Freeform’s GOOD TROUBLE dropped 0.02 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 May 4, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: MAVERICKS/SUNS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:05 PM 157 1.47 4,171
2 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: 76ERS/HEAT TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:30 PM 155 1.15 3,425
3 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:42 AM 40 0.64 1,667
4 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0135 BALTIMORE MD TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.32 833
5 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.25 3,182
6 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: BOSTON/CAROLINA ESPN 7:00 PM 181 0.25 734
7 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 30 0.21 749
8 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.21 3,284
9 CONCACAF CHAMP LEAG WED: FINAL: SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC / UNAM TUDN 10:00 PM 138 0.20 458
10 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: ST. LOUIS/MINNESOTA ESPN 10:01 PM 145 0.20 533
11 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.18 2,876
12 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.17 2,379
13 MY FEET ARE KILLING ME TLC 9:00 PM 62 0.17 1,079
14 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.17 1,156
15 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.16 448
16 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: TAMPA BAY/TORONTO ESPN2 7:30 PM 165 0.16 496
17 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.16 2,288
18 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.16 2,038
19 SEE NO EVIL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 61 0.16 673
20 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.16 1,183
21 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.15 656
22 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: SF: REAL MADRID CF / MANCHESTER CITY TUDN 2:30 PM 210 0.15 371
23 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: LOS ANGELES/EDMONTON ESPN2 10:15 PM 165 0.15 374
24 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.14 628
25 WHY THE HECK BUY HOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.14 1,054
26 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,765
27 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.13 2,308
28 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,789
29 TIME TO KILL, A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:01 PM 60 0.13 561
30 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:26 AM 64 0.12 315
31 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.12 355
32 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 426
33 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 281
34 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 281
35 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.11 1,432
36 MAFS SPECIAL (LIFE) LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 60 0.11 838
37 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,632
38 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,518
39 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.11 524
40 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.11 670
41 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.11 1,112
42 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,387
43 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,392
44 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.10 434
45 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,743
46 MOONSHINERS: AMERICAN SPI DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.10 519
47 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.10 464
48 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 274
49 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,401
50 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,646
51 MOONSHINERS: MASTER TOURN DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 62 0.10 508
52 HOUSE OF PAYNE (2020) BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 30 0.10 532
53 FORGED IN FIRE: BEST OF HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.10 430
54 TEMPTATION ISLAND USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 66 0.09 335
55 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 603
56 SAVE MY SKIN TLC 10:02 PM 60 0.09 770
57 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 350
58 MS. PAT SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 30 0.09 534
59 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.09 299
60 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 270
61 CONCACAF CHAMP LEAGUE L: FIN 2: SEATTLE/PUMAS UNAM FOX SPORTS 1 9:57 PM 145 0.09 300
62 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 590
63 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,058
64 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: THIS I TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 691
65 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 221
66 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 15 0.08 323
67 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.08 839
68 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 580
69 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:30 AM 60 0.08 200
70 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN25 MTV 8:30 PM 30 0.08 259
71 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,329
72 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 562
73 ASSISTED LIVING BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:30 PM 30 0.08 500
74 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 568
75 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 492
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 610
77 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.07 242
78 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 659
79 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 664
80 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 743
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 603
82 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 1,153
83 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.06 379
84 UNDISPUTED L: 1425 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 153
85 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN25 MTV 8:00 PM 30 0.06 245
86 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD: 1052 MYSTERY IN BIG SKY COUNTRY OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 120 0.06 484
87 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.06 663
88 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 9:00 PM 30 0.06 212
89 MSNBC PRIME MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 1,332
90 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.06 557
91 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 548
92 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:18 AM 42 0.05 122
93 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.05 422
94 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 353
95 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.05 944
96 COURTSHIP USA NETWORK 11:06 PM 60 0.05 184
97 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-9R2R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.04 142
98 PORTER, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:30 PM 60 0.04 320
99 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 849
100 HERD L: 1744 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 127
101 MAFS: AUSTRALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 63 0.04 406
102 NFL LIVE ESPN2 1:00 AM 30 0.04 112
103 CLOSING BELL CNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 356
104 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER COMPS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.04 347
105 COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   L ESPNU 7:05 PM 119 0.04 159
106 GOOD TROUBLE FREEFORM 10:00 PM 60 0.03 112
107 SHOWCASE GAME: LAA AT BOS/NYY AT TOR MLB NETWORK 7:12 PM 223 0.03 211
108 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 808
109 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.03 310
110 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 275
111 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 15 0.03 119
112 CLOSING BELL CNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.03 239
113 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 165
114 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.03 1,109
115 POCOYO THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 AM 20 0.03 88
116 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 1,044
117 FUTBOL CENTRAL L TUDN 9:00 PM 60 0.03 100
118 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 178
119 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 699
120 MAFS: AUSTRALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.03 346
121 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.03 89
122 MISION EUROPA L TUDN 6:00 PM 60 0.03 122
123 FUTBOL CENTRAL TUDN 2:00 PM 30 0.03 61
124 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 265
125 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1369 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 72
126 BF DELICIOUS DESTINATION COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.03 131
127 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1186 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.03 68
128 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 182
129 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.03 602
130 RESTORATION GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 30 0.03 228
131 DETRAS CRIMENES VIRALES DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 8:00 PM 30 0.02 63
132 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.02 591
133 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.02 217
134 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.02 613
135 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.02 559
136 MOONSHINERS: AMERICAN SPI DISCOVERY CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.02 150
137 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.02 254
138 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 60 0.02 113
139 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: ATL AT NYM/SD AT CLE MLB NETWORK 1:13 PM 208 0.02 123
140 MLBT ON DECK CIRCLE MLB NETWORK 6:00 PM 72 0.02 101
141 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:30 PM 30 0.02 250
142 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.02 195
143 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.02 83
144 FOR THE LOVE OF KITCHENS MAGNOLIA NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.02 167
145 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.02 73
146 FUTBOL CLUB L TUDN 7:00 PM 60 0.02 69
147 MLB TONIGHT POSTGAME MLB NETWORK 10:55 PM 73 0.02 102
148 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.02 59
149 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 8:00 PM 60 0.02 53
150 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.02 69

 

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About the Author

Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.