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May 7, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.5.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  Time zone adjustments didn’t lead to any changes for CBS.  Elsewhere, AMERICAN IDOL gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  No surprise at the top of Sunday cable, as HBO’s GAME OF THRONES dipped 0.21 to a mighty 5.07, with BARRY down 0.04 to 0.81, LAST WEEK TONIGHT back on the schedule at 0.43, and VEEP down a tick to 0.39.  Adult Swim’s LAZOR WULF was at 0.29/0.23, compared to last week’s 0.26/0.25.  Hallmark’s newly Lori Loughlin-less WHEN CALLS THE HEART returned at 0.25.  On Showtime, BILLIONS ticked up to 0.18, and THE CHI rose 0.07 to 0.18.  KILLING EVE ticked up to 0.13 on BBCAmerica and was steady at 0.12 on AMC, while A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES ticked up to 0.13 on AMC and was up 0.03 to 0.08 on BBCAmerica.  Starz’s THE SPANISH PRINCESS had a weak start at 0.05, and NOW APOCALYPSE held at 0.01/69K.  

Unscripted was led by TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS game at 1.53.  On TLC, 90 DAY FIANCE was at 0.50/0.44, compared to last week’s 0.51/0.44.  ESPN’s MLB game was at 0.44.  On Bravo, the REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA-adjacent PORSHA’S BABY dropped 0.09 to 0.43, and REAL HOUSEWIVES OF THE POTOMAC was up 0.09 to 0.40.  On E!, KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS lost 0.06 to 0.36, and VERY CAVALLARI fell a tenth to 0.16.  Discovery’s NAKED & AFRAID shed 0.04 to 0.34.  On Food Network, WORST COOKS IN AMERICA fell 0.04 to 0.32.  HGTV’s line-up was led by LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT at 0.29/0.27, compared to last week’s 0.39/0.36.  Paramount’s BAR RESCUE gained 0.03 to 0.25.  ID’s ON THE CASE dropped 0.05 to 0.22.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 100 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday May 5, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 GAME OF THRONES HBO PRIME 9:03 PM 77 5.07 11,795
2 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: NUGGETS/TRAILBLAZERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 163 1.53 4,055
3 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:43 PM 50 0.93 2,330
4 BARRY HBO PRIME 10:21 PM 29 0.81 1,986
5 90 DAY FIANCE: HAPPILY EV: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 121 0.50 1,671
6 90 DAY FIANCE: WHAT NOW TLC 10:01 PM 60 0.44 1,535
7 MLB SUNDAY NIGHT        L: ST. LOUIS/CHICAGO CUBS ESPN 7:16 PM 197 0.44 1,809
8 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:30 PM 30 0.43 991
9 LAST WEEK TONIGHT HBO PRIME 11:26 PM 29 0.43 1,204
10 RHOA: PORSHAS BABY BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.43 1,308
11 REAL HOUSEWIVES POTOMAC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.40 1,160
12 VEEP HBO PRIME 10:52 PM 32 0.39 1,072
13 KEEPING UP KARDASHIANS E! 9:00 PM 59 0.36 829
14 NAKED AND AFRAID DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.34 1,293
15 WORST COOKS IN AMERICA FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.32 1,221
16 LAZOR WULF ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.29 617
17 LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.29 1,391
18 LIVE PD PRESENTS: PD CAM A&E NETWORK 10:32 PM 32 0.28 924
19 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 10:33 PM 57 0.28 798
20 LIVE PD PRESENTS: PD CAM A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.27 944
21 LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.27 1,376
22 LIVE PD PRESENTS: PD CAM A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.26 935
23 BAR RESCUE PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 61 0.25 619
24 WICKED TUNA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 61 0.25 987
25 LIVE PD PRESENTS: PD CAM A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.25 907
26 WHEN CALLS THE HEART HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.25 2,269
27 NASCAR M.E.CP RC RAIN L FOX SPORTS 1 2:17 PM 115 0.23 1,541
28 ISLAND LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.23 1,256
29 LAZOR WULF ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 15 0.23 507
30 ON THE CASE WITH PZ INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.22 1,123
31 LIVE PD PRESENTS: PD CAM A&E NETWORK 11:04 PM 28 0.22 662
32 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.21 620
33 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:30 PM 90 0.21 478
34 SUNDAY MOVIE: THOR: THE DARK WORLD FREEFORM 8:40 PM 160 0.21 464
35 LIVE PD PRESENTS: PD CAM A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.21 699
36 BEACH HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.21 1,392
37 BEACH HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.21 1,294
38 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.21 737
39 LIVE PD PRESENTS: PD CAM A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 28 0.20 562
40 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.20 512
41 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.20 583
42 ISLAND LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.19 1,229
43 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.19 598
44 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.19 527
45 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.19 461
46 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.18 808
47 BILLIONS S4 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:04 PM 53 0.18 761
48 CHI, THE S2 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:00 PM 53 0.18 439
49 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.18 1,006
50 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BRIGHTON/ARSENAL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:23 AM 127 0.18 465
51 GIRL MEETS FARM FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 30 0.17 898
52 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: MORE T: N/A TLC 6:00 PM 120 0.17 657
53 BAREFOOT CONTESSA FOOD NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.17 915
54 SPY KIDS 3 GAME OVER: SPY KIDS 3 GAME OVER NICK-AT-NITE 8:00 PM 120 0.17 632
55 E:60                    L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 392
56 VERY CAVALLARI E! 10:00 PM 60 0.16 345
57 WOMENS BEACH VBALL  L: NCAA TOURNAMENT ESPN 2:00 PM 120 0.16 427
58 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: PSYCHO STRIPPER LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.15 628
59 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 9:00 AM 30 0.15 609
60 OFFICE, THE NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 30 0.14 316
61 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,735
62 PREMIER LEAGUE L: MANCHESTER UNITED/HUDDERSFIELD NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:54 AM 137 0.13 370
63 KILLING EVE BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 60 0.13 454
64 NASCAR RACEDAY L FOX SPORTS 1 12:30 PM 107 0.13 903
65 UNITED SHADES OF AMERICA CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.13 507
66 DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, A AMC 9:00 PM 62 0.13 530
67 MLB BONUS GAME   L: HOUSTON/LA ANGELS ESPN 4:00 PM 196 0.13 497
68 FORBIDDEN HISTORY SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.13 370
69 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,550
70 KILLING EVE AMC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 570
71 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.12 1,478
72 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.12 1,350
73 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:11 AM 12 0.12 341
74 DSP. OF SUSAN COX POWELL: 102 A FAMILY AFFAIR OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 120 0.11 422
75 WICKED TUNA COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.11 527
76 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: HDM-DEATH ON DUTY HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.11 1,111
77 OFFICE, THE NICK-AT-NITE 10:00 PM 30 0.11 322
78 REAL HOUSEWIVES POTOMAC BRAVO 10:36 PM 30 0.11 371
79 ZOO, THE ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 61 0.11 666
80 AMERICA UNEARTHED TRAVEL CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.10 504
81 EGYPTS UNEXPLAINED FILES SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.10 391
82 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,457
83 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 114 0.10 381
84 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.10 388
85 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,640
86 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.10 996
87 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.10 234
88 MEGA MAN 2018 THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 AM 15 0.10 202
89 SAVAGE KINGDOM NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:01 PM 60 0.10 437
90 WICKED TUNA: HOOKED UP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.09 384
91 MYST MUSEUM: HINDENBURG TRAVEL CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.09 469
92 PPG 2016 THE CARTOON NETWORK 4:30 PM 15 0.09 350
93 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 958
94 MISSION DECLASSIFIED TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.09 451
95 DSP. OF SUSAN COX POWELL: 102 A FAMILY AFFAIR OXYGEN MEDIA 12:00 AM 120 0.09 287
96 AMERICA UNEARTHED TRAVEL CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.09 494
97 STAR VS FORCES OF EVIL DISNEY CHANNEL 7:30 AM 30 0.09 361
98 MLB SUNDAY NIGHT        L ESPN2 7:01 PM 20 0.09 433
99 BARNWOOD BUILDERS DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.09 416
100 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 12:58 PM 107 0.09 759
101 PPG 2016 THE CARTOON NETWORK 4:45 PM 15 0.09 332
102 DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, A BBC-AMERICA 9:00 PM 62 0.08 241
103 AMERICA UNEARTHED REPACK: TAUH-4R1R06H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.08 458
104 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 587
105 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,247
106 DSP. OF SUSAN COX POWELL: 101 IF SOMETHING HAPPENS TO ME OXYGEN MEDIA 10:00 PM 120 0.08 264
107 AMERICA UNEARTHED TRAVEL CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.08 444
108 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 517
109 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.08 1,235
110 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 681
111 BBCA MOVIE: EXPENDABLES, THE BBC-AMERICA 5:35 PM 145 0.08 214
112 STAR VS FORCES OF EVIL DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 AM 30 0.08 326
113 DSP. OF SUSAN COX POWELL: 101 IF SOMETHING HAPPENS TO ME OXYGEN MEDIA 4:00 PM 120 0.07 321
114 FISH OR DIE ANIMAL PLANET 10:03 PM 61 0.07 313
115 LADYGANG E! 11:00 PM 30 0.07 148
116 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 1,039
117 DSP. OF SUSAN COX POWELL: 101 IF SOMETHING HAPPENS TO ME OXYGEN MEDIA 10:00 AM 120 0.07 256
118 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 481
119 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.07 703
120 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.07 129
121 RAINBOW RANGERS NICK JR 9:00 AM 30 0.07 272
122 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 505
123 DR. KS EXOTIC ANIMAL ER NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.07 355
124 LIGA MX L: SANTOS / UNAM UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:00 PM 123 0.07 176
125 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 496
126 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 6:00 PM 60 0.07 263
127 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.07 206
128 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.06 766
129 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 657
130 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 878
131 NHRA D: ATLANTA FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 180 0.06 475
132 AMERICA UNEARTHED TRAVEL CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 313
133 DATELINE EXTRA MSNBC 12:00 AM 60 0.06 491
134 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.06 463
135 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 714
136 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.06 555
137 WOMENS BEACH VBALL  L: LSU/USC ESPN2 10:30 AM 137 0.06 202
138 DSP. OF SUSAN COX POWELL: 101 IF SOMETHING HAPPENS TO ME BRAVO 7:56 AM 121 0.06 155
139 REDEMPTION PROJECT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.06 390
140 MLB PREGAME MLB NETWORK 1:00 PM 11 0.06 221
141 GO AWAY UNICORN DISNEY CHANNEL 6:30 AM 30 0.06 306
142 LIGA MX L: ATLAS / MONTERREY UNIVISION DEPORTES 4:30 PM 150 0.06 141
143 MYST MUSEUM: AREA 51 TRAVEL CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.06 420
144 GC PREGAME LI GOLF CHANNEL 2:45 PM 15 0.06 541
145 JOEL OSTEEN USA NETWORK 8:30 AM 30 0.05 229
146 TRNING PT W DR D JEREMIAH USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.05 195
147 SPANISH PRINCESS STARZ PRIMARY 8:01 PM 55 0.05 393
148 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 257
149 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 415
150 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:00 AM 54 0.05 127

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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.




7 Comments


  1. Martin

    Do you have Guardians of the Galaxy at 9:30 & 10 PM on Disney XD?


  2. Tenter

    Do you have the ratings for Nick Cannon Presents Fresh Artist at 10PM airing on TeenNick? Thanks


  3. VindicateD

    This episode of GOT was the 3rd-highest-rated ever: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_of_Thrones#Viewer_numbers


    • ChrisM

      I wonder if it might still be, if this were not the final episodes. I’m sort of disappointed this season. There is something a little hollow about it. I think they are rushing to be done with it and cutting some corners. it’s understandable due to pretty much going beyond the books now, likely budget restraints, and that probably everyone is looking o move on after 10 years of it, but still…


  4. RT

    GoT ratings are consistently high even in the final season, with 2!!!!! episodes to go.



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