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June 3, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.31.2019

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The CW line-up, which may have been inflated by local sports preemption, dropped across the board, with the MASTERS OF ILLUSION special down 0.1, and the WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY reruns down to 0.2/0.1.  

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  A&E’s LIVE PD easily topped Friday cable, back with a new episode at 0.62, and with the lead-in hour at 0.38.  We’s MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT gained 0.03 to 0.30.  HGTV’s MY LOTTERY DREAM HOUSE was at 0.29.  ESPN’s COLLEGE SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES coverage was at 0.29/0.21.  On HBO, DEADWOOD aired its 2-hour movie at 0.20, then lead-out REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER returned at 0.27, and WYATT CENAC’S PROBLEM AREAS ticked down to 0.08.  History’s ANCIENT ALIENS returned at 0.26, followed by UNIDENTIFIED at 0.22.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES was at 0.24, compared to last week’s 0.33/0.30.  MTV’s  RIDICULOUSNESS was at 0.22/0.20, compared to last week’s 0.25/0.24.  Adult Swim’s YOUR PRETTY FACE was at 0.21/0.21.  ID’s THE LAST 24 lost 0.04 to 0.19.  On Discovery, GOLD RUSH dropped 0.05 to 0.15, and DARK WATERS was up 0.02 to 0.10.  Cinemax’s WARRIOR ticked its way up onto the chart at 0.03.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 100 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday May 31, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 LIVE PD: 209 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.62 2,086
2 LIVE PD AC A&E NETWORK 8:06 PM 52 0.38 1,276
3 MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WETV 9:00 PM 75 0.30 921
4 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.29 1,636
5 COLL SOFTBALL WRLD SRS  L: OKLAHOMA/OKLAHOMA STATE ESPN 9:58 PM 169 0.29 1,058
6 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 56 0.27 1,573
7 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.26 1,303
8 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.24 867
9 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:47 AM 73 0.22 524
10 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN13 MTV 8:31 PM 31 0.22 516
11 UNIDENTIFIED:INSIDE…UFO HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.22 1,286
12 COLL SOFTBALL WRLD SRS  L: UCLA/ARIZONA ESPN 7:00 PM 156 0.21 866
13 YOUR PRETTY FACE/HELL ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 15 0.21 406
14 YOUR PRETTY FACE/HELL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.21 387
15 NCAA STUDIO UPDATE  L ESPN 9:36 PM 22 0.21 799
16 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.21 2,971
17 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.20 2,608
18 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN13 MTV 8:00 PM 31 0.20 479
19 DEADWOOD: THE MOVIE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 110 0.20 931
20 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP: FL WETV 10:15 PM 11 0.20 605
21 LAST 24, THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 11:00 PM 60 0.19 801
22 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.18 474
23 TOP WING NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.18 691
24 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.17 632
25 CORN AND PEG NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.17 653
26 ROGUE ONE:STAR WARS STORY: ROGUE ONE:STAR WARS STORY TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 178 0.17 580
27 PORTALS TO HELL TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.16 503
28 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,670
29 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 432
30 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.16 373
31 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.15 379
32 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.15 446
33 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.15 386
34 GOLD RUSH:PARK TRAIL SPC DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 61 0.15 663
35 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.15 1,056
36 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.14 365
37 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.14 902
38 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.14 2,254
39 90 DAY FIANCE: CLIP SHOW: N/A TLC 10:00 PM 120 0.14 495
40 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.14 363
41 PJ MASKS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 25 0.14 531
42 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.14 2,393
43 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.13 290
44 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.13 904
45 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.13 934
46 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.13 1,778
47 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,602
48 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.12 2,062
49 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 310
50 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,587
51 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: HUNGER GAMES CATCHING FIR PARAMOUNT 11:30 PM 210 0.11 246
52 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,403
53 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.11 736
54 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,487
55 PARA CAUGHT CAM REPACK: TPCC-1R2R01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.11 384
56 DARK WATERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 61 0.10 520
57 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: HUNGER GAMES, THE PARAMOUNT 8:00 PM 210 0.10 280
58 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.10 651
59 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,399
60 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,368
61 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.10 242
62 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,348
63 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,297
64 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.10 237
65 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.09 1,302
66 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,026
67 NEW NEGROES COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 30 0.09 213
68 SHOWCASE GAME: BOS AT NYY/MIN AT TB MLB NETWORK 7:08 PM 172 0.09 422
69 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: SECRETS OF THE SISTERHOOD LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.09 469
70 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 27 0.09 287
71 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 673
72 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.08 1,295
73 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.08 1,052
74 UNDISPUTED L: 684 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 192
75 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.08 1,226
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 620
77 WYATT CENACS PROBLEM AREA HBO PRIME 11:01 PM 30 0.08 356
78 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.08 1,334
79 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 655
80 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,512
81 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 500
82 KENNEDYS: A FATAL AMBIT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 370
83 CNN RIGHT NOW CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 559
84 NEW NEGROES COMEDY CENTRAL 11:30 PM 30 0.08 176
85 PGA TOUR: 2019 MEMORIAL TOURN GOLF CHANNEL 2:28 PM 242 0.08 808
86 MOVIE- FEATURE RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 114 0.08 284
87 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.08 249
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 587
89 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 247
90 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 705
91 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 994
92 MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WETV 8:00 PM 60 0.07 329
93 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.07 1,074
94 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.07 1,180
95 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.07 329
96 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.07 1,205
97 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.07 542
98 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.07 1,208
99 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 1,361
100 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 598
101 NATURES STRANGEST: SOLVED ANIMAL PLANET 8:30 PM 30 0.06 396
102 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.06 158
103 LAST DAYS OF JOHN F. KENN: LAST DAYS OF JOHN F. KENN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 120 0.06 338
104 TEXAS FLIP AND MOVE DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.06 391
105 NATURES STRANGEST: SOLVED ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 30 0.06 413
106 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.06 156
107 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.06 876
108 MLB TONIGHT POSTGAME MLB NETWORK 10:00 PM 71 0.06 206
109 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 764
110 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 575
111 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 219
112 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 806
113 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 397
114 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.06 791
115 GARY AND HIS DEMONS SYFY 12:37 AM 17 0.06 161
116 COLL BSBL REG/SUPER REG L: STONY BROOK/LSU ESPNU 7:28 PM 152 0.05 188
117 COLL BSBL REG/SUPER REG L: OHIO STATE/VANDERBILT ESPN2 7:04 PM 190 0.05 203
118 GARY AND HIS DEMONS SYFY 12:54 AM 17 0.05 132
119 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.05 829
120 COLL BSBL REG/SUPER REG L: DUKE/TEXAS A&M ESPN2 4:00 PM 184 0.05 168
121 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 219
122 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 500
123 WNBA BASKETBALL         L: LAS VEGAS/PHOENIX ESPN2 10:14 PM 134 0.05 204
124 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.05 109
125 HERD L: 1002 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 150 0.05 150
126 MLB TONIGHT PRIME MLB NETWORK 11:11 PM 109 0.05 153
127 GRAHAM NORTON SHOW BBC-AMERICA 11:00 PM 60 0.05 190
128 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.04 127
129 KENNEDYS: A FATAL AMBIT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.04 250
130 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 708
131 NFL LIVE ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.04 105
132 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN2 12:28 AM 32 0.04 158
133 SP TEXAS FLIP AND MOVE DIY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.04 226
134 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.04 98
135 MOLANG SPECIAL DISNEY JUNIOR 2:35 AM 10 0.04 144
136 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 150
137 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.04 193
138 COLL BSBL REG/SUPER REG L: CINCINNATI/OREGON STATE ESPNU 10:00 PM 216 0.04 139
139 WARRIOR MAXPRIME 10:00 PM 49 0.03 176
140 SAVAGE KINGDOM COMPS: REIGN OF TORMENT NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 120 0.03 208
141 X GAMES                 L ESPN2 1:00 AM 90 0.03 75
142 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.03 140
143 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.03 244
144 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 196
145 DETROIT MUSCLE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:30 AM 30 0.03 76
146 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.03 213
147 ON THE STORY HLN 1:00 PM 60 0.03 121
148 QUIET STORM: THE RON ARTE SHOWTIME PRIME 10:00 PM 106 0.03 83
149 STARTERS P, THE NBA-TV 6:30 PM 30 0.03 55
150 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 6:30 PM 60 0.03 267

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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.




4 Comments


  1. Martin

    Do you have Care Bears: Unlock the Magic at 12 PM on Boomerang?


  2. Tenter

    What are the ratings numbers for Welcome to the Wayne airing on Nicktoons at 6:30PM? It’s the series finale!



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