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June 1, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.29.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary Friday ratings.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Friday cable was entirely dominated by news, and and is often the case when the story is of general interest, CNN was on top with CNN TONIGHT at 0.88/1.21/3.7M, and with FOX NEWS AT NIGHT at 0.50/0.75/3.4M, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.26/0.38/2.7M.  News occupied the Top 17 slots of the day and night, followed by VH1’s RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE, up 0.09 to 0.34.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES dropped 0.05 to 0.25.  We’s MAMA JUNE: FROM NOT TO HOT rose 0.08 to 0.24.  A&E’s LIVE PD clip show hour was down 0.06 to 0.24.  Discovery’s BERING SEA GOLD lost 0.04 to 0.22.  HGTV’s MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME slipped 0.02 to 0.21.  ID’s LITTLE BOY LOST was at 0.19.  On HBO, REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER fell 0.03 to 0.14, and BETTY ticked down to 0.02.  Sundance’s THE SPLIT was steady at 0.01/139K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday May 29, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.88 3,660
2 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.81 3,883
3 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.66 2,597
4 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.61 2,262
5 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.59 3,035
6 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.50 3,383
7 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.50 1,919
8 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.49 3,114
9 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.46 2,392
10 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.43 2,250
11 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.42 3,892
12 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.41 4,342
13 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.41 2,204
14 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.38 2,124
15 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.38 1,941
16 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.37 1,967
17 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.36 2,068
18 RUPAULS DRAG RACE 12 VH1 8:00 PM 90 0.34 658
19 SR/G.FLOYD PROTEST CVG FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.33 1,943
20 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.31 1,897
21 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.31 1,264
22 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.31 4,130
23 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.30 1,821
24 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.30 1,646
25 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.28 1,544
26 RAMPAGE: RAMPAGE TBS NETWORK 9:45 PM 135 0.27 817
27 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.26 2,730
28 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.25 1,313
29 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.25 3,553
30 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.25 1,144
31 MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.24 852
32 LIVE PD AC A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.24 958
33 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.23 2,140
34 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.22 2,452
35 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.22 2,817
36 BERING SEA GOLD: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 131 0.22 1,143
37 MY LOTTERY DREAM H REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.21 1,315
38 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.21 2,052
39 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.21 1,092
40 SR/G.FLOYD PROTEST CVG FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.20 1,232
41 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.20 2,232
42 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.20 2,065
43 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.19 2,379
44 LITTLE BOY LOST IDM INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.19 844
45 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.18 2,010
46 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 12:00 AM 60 0.18 1,363
47 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.18 2,043
48 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.17 1,675
49 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.16 2,105
50 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.15 1,834
51 SECRET SKINWALKER RANCH HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.15 818
52 MSNBC BREAKING NEWS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.14 1,763
53 MSNBC BREAKING NEWS MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.14 1,919
54 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,826
55 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.14 1,511
56 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 60 0.14 288
57 BUBBLE GUPPIES NICKELODEON 10:00 AM 30 0.14 598
58 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:32 PM 28 0.14 1,678
59 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 60 0.14 1,077
60 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 1,950
61 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,897
62 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.14 1,746
63 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.13 1,367
64 PUPPY DOG PALS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 25 0.13 475
65 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.13 1,633
66 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,516
67 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 1:00 AM 60 0.13 938
68 DISNEY MOVIE: COOL RUNNINGS ESPN 8:00 PM 120 0.13 395
69 90 DAY FIANCE BT90D: MORE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.12 662
70 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,448
71 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 33 0.12 1,326
72 SECRET SKINWALKER RANCH HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.12 515
73 GOLD RUSH: DAVE TURIN SPC DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:11 PM 69 0.12 686
74 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.11 716
75 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.11 1,405
76 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 1,209
77 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,528
78 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 11:33 AM 59 0.10 1,372
79 PJ MASKS DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 AM 24 0.10 350
80 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.10 457
81 SECRET SKINWALKER RANCH HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.10 787
82 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.09 251
83 AUSSIE GOLD HUNTERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 11:20 PM 40 0.09 466
84 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 201
85 E:60 ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 276
86 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.08 191
87 FRIDAY NIGHT IN AMC 10:00 PM 30 0.08 356
88 SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ESPN 5:00 PM 60 0.08 218
89 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN 3:00 PM 30 0.08 175
90 LOCKUP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 63 0.08 238
91 FIRST TAKE EXTRA ESPN 3:30 PM 30 0.07 166
92 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 275
93 DEAD FILES REPACK: TDFL-7R2R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.07 329
94 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 192
95 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.07 359
96 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.07 298
97 HOT ROD GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 30 0.06 270
98 GRAVEYARD CARZ MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.06 221
99 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 313
100 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 302
101 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.06 172
102 LOCKUP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 237
103 DIRT EVERY DAY MOTOR TREND 8:00 PM 30 0.06 229
104 MASTER MINDS GSN 4:00 PM 30 0.06 529
105 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 240
106 ELEAGUE SUPER PUNCH TBS NETWORK 12:00 AM 60 0.05 136
107 UFC LIVE  L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.05 151
108 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.05 264
109 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.05 305
110 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.05 133
111 BEACHFRONT BRGN HUNT RENO DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.05 303
112 BEST BAKER IN AMERICA COOKING CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.05 192
113 RICKY ZOOM NICK JR 5:00 PM 30 0.05 264
114 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.04 134
115 UNDISPUTED SP L: 934 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.04 110
116 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:00 AM 60 0.04 120
117 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 30 0.04 231
118 BEACHFRONT BRGN HUNT RENO DIY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.04 284
119 HERD L: 1247 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 97
120 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.04 131
121 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 11:00 PM 60 0.04 105
122 BEST BAKER IN AMERICA COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 199
123 BEST BAKER IN AMERICA COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.04 223
124 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 1:04 AM 56 0.03 91
125 SUMMER HOUSE BRAVO 2:00 AM 60 0.03 75
126 ACUMULADORES COMPU S4 UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 60 0.03 90
127 SEA MONSTERS: THE DEFINIT NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.03 200
128 OPTIONS ACTION CNBC 5:30 PM 30 0.03 176
129 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 191
130 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 1:00 AM 60 0.03 79
131 UFC UNLEASHED ESPNEWS 8:00 PM 60 0.02 102
132 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:30 PM 30 0.02 50
133 BUNDESLIGA L: FREIBURG/LEVERKUSEN FOX SPORTS 2 2:20 PM 128 0.02 41
134 TOM & JERRY SHOW BOOMERANG 6:00 PM 30 0.02 65
135 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.02 215
136 FN CHALLENGE COOKING CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.02 116
137 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.02 103
138 ACUMULADORES COMPU S4 UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 60 0.02 70
139 BETTY HBO PRIME 11:00 PM 28 0.02 148
140 LA ULTIMA PALABRA – L FOX DEPORTES 12:00 AM 60 0.02 31
141 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.02 110
142 CLAMAN COUNTDOWN, THE FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.02 244
143 LOU DOBBS TONIGHT FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.02 268
144 CNBC SPECIAL REPORT CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.02 93
145 WWE SPECIALS FOX DEPORTES 1:00 AM 60 0.02 27
146 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.02 111
147 FRONTERA UNIVERSO 3:00 PM 60 0.02 31
148 EVENING EDIT, THE FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.02 218
149 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF – S L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 60 0.02 82
150 MAKING MONEY W/C.PAYNE FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.02 260

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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.




6 Comments


  1. Augus

    Do you have ‘The Split’ (Sundance TV at 12AM) ratings, please? Thanks!


  2. Huey Freeman

    what about the boondocks at midnight? those were the first airing of those episodes


  3. ForgeD

    How about The Boondocks at 12 and 12:30 AM? Those were episodes originally banned from TV.


  4. 69 Road Runner

    So was the riot coverage pulled out of the broadcast finals?!



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