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May 27, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.23.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The LABOR OF LOVE rerun gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  A&E’s LIVE PD dominated Saturday cable, down 0.03 to 0.54.  (Note that HBO, as it often does, listed the network premiere of the theatrical movie READY OR NOT as an “original” at 0.27, as was the case with other networks airing movies like Comedy Central and Freeform.)  On Food Network, TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN gained 0.02 to 0.23, KITCHEN AT FN dropped 0.05 to 0.20, BAREFOOT CONTESSA ticked up to 0.18, and PIONEER WOMAN was down 0.09 to 0.15.  CNN NEWSROOM was at the top of cable news at 0.17/0.25/1.2M, with Fox News’s GREG GUTFIELD SHOW at 0.14/0.24/2.5M, and MSNBC LIVE at 0.08/800K.  Adult Swim’s late-night line-up performed as follows:  DRAGON BALL at 0.09/232K & 0.09/235K compared to last week’s 0.12/223K & 0.10/210K , MY HERO ACADEMIA up 0.01 to 0.21/457K, PARANOIA AGENT up 0.03 to 0.18/366K, MOB PSYCHO 100 down 0.01 to 0.15/295K, BLACK CLOVER down 0.01 to 0.15/274K, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE up 0.01 to 0.15, and NARUTO up 0.01 to 0.14/253K. Nickelodeon’s LOUD HOUSE ticked up to 0.15.  On Cartoon Network, VICTOR & VALENTINO was at 0.14, and CRAIG OF THE CREEK was at 0.14/0.13 compared to last week’s 0.10.  Hallmark’s original movie LOVE AT THE SHORE was at 0.10.  AMC’s LINE OF DUTY ticked up 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: Saturday May 23, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 LIVE PD: 298 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.54 2,019
2 READY OR NOT HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 96 0.27 821
3 TRISHAS SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.23 1,135
4 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.20 1,124
5 BAREFOOT CONTESSA FOOD NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.18 943
6 COMEDY CENTRAL MOVIE: GET HARD COMEDY CENTRAL 10:45 PM 135 0.17 358
7 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 1,245
8 COMEDY CENTRAL MOVIE: GROWN UPS 2 COMEDY CENTRAL 6:30 PM 120 0.16 391
9 SATURDAY MOVIE: CARS 3 FREEFORM 2:25 PM 150 0.15 491
10 JOJOS ADV: GOLDEN WIND ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.15 273
11 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.15 978
12 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,095
13 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.15 639
14 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.14 2,471
15 VICTOR & VALENTINO THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:30 AM 30 0.14 347
16 CRAIG OF THE CREEK THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:15 AM 15 0.14 367
17 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.14 316
18 CRAIG OF THE CREEK THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 15 0.13 357
19 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.13 929
20 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,105
21 SITUATION ROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.13 1,002
22 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,489
23 SITUATION ROOM CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.13 955
24 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 276
25 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,585
26 BUNDESLIGA L: BAYERN MUNICH/FRANKFURT FOX SPORTS 1 12:20 PM 126 0.12 303
27 ACCIDENT, SUICIDE, MURDER OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.12 486
28 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 2,037
29 BUNDESLIGA L: WOLFSBURG/DORTMUND FOX SPORTS 1 9:20 AM 130 0.12 284
30 MICKEYS ADV IN WONDERLAND DISNEY JUNIOR 2:35 PM 55 0.12 390
31 CLASSICS BOXING MATCH ESPN 10:30 PM 30 0.12 554
32 MARK OF A KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 60 0.11 474
33 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.11 2,399
34 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.11 285
35 SITUATION ROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.11 929
36 GROUP CHAT NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.11 477
37 ALL THAT NEW NICK-AT-NITE 9:00 PM 30 0.10 416
38 TOTAL DRAMARAMA THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.10 301
39 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.10 2,517
40 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 890
41 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,446
42 SMOTHERED TLC 11:00 PM 60 0.10 378
43 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 1,064
44 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.10 351
45 HALLMARK MOVIE: LOVE AT THE SHORE HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.10 996
46 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,833
47 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 12:30 PM 30 0.10 351
48 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 11:30 AM 30 0.10 255
49 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.09 912
50 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 12:00 PM 30 0.09 318
51 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 857
52 THESE WOODS REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.09 399
53 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,231
54 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 886
55 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 687
56 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.09 1,132
57 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 1:30 PM 30 0.09 332
58 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.09 1,158
59 ZOO, THE ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 61 0.09 681
60 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.09 1,108
61 THUNDERCATS ROAR! THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:30 AM 30 0.09 220
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 940
63 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.08 1,366
64 MOVIE- ORIGINAL RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 6:00 PM 60 0.08 456
65 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 1:00 PM 30 0.08 333
66 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 202
67 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 2:30 PM 30 0.08 365
68 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 1,039
69 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.08 839
70 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.08 799
71 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.08 730
72 CORNHOLE            L ESPN 5:14 PM 24 0.07 172
73 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 2:00 PM 30 0.07 331
74 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.07 1,400
75 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 579
76 SAVED BY THE BARN ANIMAL PLANET 9:01 PM 60 0.07 514
77 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 11:00 AM 30 0.07 207
78 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT MSNBC 12:12 PM 108 0.07 958
79 PARANORMAL 911 TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 412
80 AM JOY MSNBC 10:00 AM 95 0.06 1,134
81 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 10:30 AM 30 0.06 221
82 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 11:35 AM 37 0.06 1,202
83 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 525
84 MY PARANORMAL NIGHTMARE TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.06 283
85 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 1,044
86 KOREAN BASEBALL   L: HANWHA EAGLES/NC DINOS ESPN 12:55 AM 219 0.05 128
87 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 6:57 AM 60 0.05 224
88 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.05 745
89 DR. OAKLEY COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.05 501
90 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.05 817
91 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.05 342
92 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:57 AM 60 0.04 171
93 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.04 720
94 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.04 740
95 KOREAN BASEBALL   L ESPN 6:00 AM 68 0.04 93
96 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:57 AM 60 0.04 218
97 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.04 136
98 CORNHOLE            L: 2020 ACL PRO INVITATIONAL QUAL- PHOENIX ESPN 3:00 PM 134 0.04 126
99 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 10:00 AM 30 0.04 173
100 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.04 771
101 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.04 355
102 ESPORTS  L: THE RACE: ALL-STAR SERIES ESPN 12:00 PM 180 0.04 99
103 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.04 341
104 FRONTERA S6 UNIVERSO 1:00 PM 60 0.04 117
105 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 649
106 UNICEF – WE WON?T STOP MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.03 513
107 MY CLASSIC CAR MOTOR TREND 8:30 AM 30 0.03 198
108 DR. OAKLEY COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 63 0.03 471
109 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.03 234
110 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.03 312
111 SAMS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 AM 30 0.03 193
112 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:57 AM 60 0.03 196
113 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:00 AM 60 0.03 119
114 SESAME STREET HBO PRIME 9:00 AM 26 0.03 81
115 LINE OF DUTY AMC 11:00 PM 85 0.03 156
116 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 10:57 AM 60 0.03 145
117 TOM & JERRY: WILLY WONKA: TOM & JERRY: WILLY WONKA BOOMERANG 7:00 PM 120 0.03 112
118 FEAR NOT WITH IYANLA OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.03 176
119 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 7:00 AM 60 0.03 433
120 AMERICAS DAY AT RACES L: 68 FOX SPORTS 1 2:26 PM 248 0.03 164
121 TIME MACHINE: WW2 FROM SPACE HISTORY 7:00 AM 120 0.03 151
122 LOUD HOUSE NICKTOONS 10:30 PM 30 0.03 90
123 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.03 79
124 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.03 240
125 BUNDESLIGA L: BORUSSIA MG/LEVERKUSEN FOX SPORTS 2 9:20 AM 130 0.03 55
126 GIRLFRIENDS CHECK IN OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.03 148
127 JUNGLE ANIMAL RESCUE NAT GEO WILD 10:14 PM 60 0.02 298
128 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 8:30 AM 30 0.02 59
129 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.02 68
130 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.02 72
131 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 6:00 AM 60 0.02 355
132 ACUMULADORES COMPU S4 UNIVERSO 2:00 PM 60 0.02 75
133 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.02 167
134 LOUD HOUSE NICKTOONS 10:00 PM 30 0.02 77
135 RESCUE BOTS ACADEMY DISCOVERY FAMILY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 15 0.02 29
136 RESCUE BOTS ACADEMY DISCOVERY FAMILY CHANNEL 9:15 AM 15 0.02 26
137 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.02 89
138 SEGURIDAD FRONTERA CAN UNIVERSO 12:30 PM 30 0.02 58
139 UEFA NATL FRIENDLY EN 60 TUDN 5:00 PM 60 0.02 42
140 QUIEN DA MAS S4 UNIVERSO 5:30 PM 30 0.02 42
141 S.HOUSTON/TX FREEDM FIGHT FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.02 71
142 HORSE RACING: TVG TRACK SIDE LIVE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 4:00 PM 240 0.02 106
143 HOME MADE SIMPLE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 AM 60 0.02 142
144 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 1:00 AM 60 0.02 70
145 AMHQ WEEKEND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.01 196
146 SPORTSCENTER LATE ESPN2 1:00 AM 60 0.01 66
147 LIGA ALEMANA FB DT SAT: VFL WOLFSBURG /. BORUSSIA DORTMUND TUDN 9:00 AM 150 0.01 39
148 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.01 150
149 HENRY DANGER NICKTOONS 2:00 PM 90 0.01 55
150 SEGURIDAD FRONTERA CAN UNIVERSO 11:30 AM 30 0.01 33

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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.




3 Comments


  1. Augus

    Do you have ‘Frankie Drake Mysteries’ (Ovation) ratings at 7PM, please? Thanks!


  2. Monzo

    Bundesliga rocks!



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