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May 28, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.26.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT gained 0.1 in final numbers, and the rerun FBI lost the same.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  On a low-rated cable night, ID was unusually at the top with BRITTANY MURPHY: AN ID MYSTERY at 0.35, and lead-out RAW TERROR up 0.11 to 0.26.  Bravo’s VANDERPUMP RULES was down 0.17 to 0.32 with a clip show.  MTV’s TEEN MOM lost 0.07 to 0.32.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.32/0.54/3.8M, with CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.25/0.42/1.8M, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.20/0.30/2.7M.  The 2nd part of History’s GRANT was at 0.32, down 0.02 from Monday’s premiere.  On Discovery, DEADLIEST CATCH was at 0.32/0.28 compared to last week’s 0.38/0.32/0.17, and NASA & SPACEX was at 0.15.  On A&E, ACCUSED: GUILTY OR INNOCENT slipped 0.02 to 0.29, and THE FIRST 48 was at 0.22.  On Food Network, SUPERMARKET STAKEOUT ticked down to 0.26, and CHOPPED was up 0.03 to 0.24.  On HGTV, BARGAIN MANSIONS ticked down to 0.22, and HOUSE HUNTERS was up 0.02 to 0.21.  On TLC, 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS lost 0.04 to 0.22, and a LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD special was at 0.17, compared to 0.37 for last week’s regular episode.  OWN’s IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG gained 0.03 to 0.20.  TBS’s THE LAST OG fell a tenth to 0.18.  VH1’s WILD N OUT ticked down to 0.18. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday May 26, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 BRITTANY MURPHY IDM INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.35 1,236
2 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.32 911
3 TEEN MOM SSN 8B MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.32 644
4 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.32 3,779
5 GRANT: 2 LINCOLNS GENERAL HISTORY 9:00 PM 125 0.32 2,807
6 DEADLIEST CATCH SPC DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.32 1,275
7 ACCUSED: GUILTY OR INNCNT A&E NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.29 872
8 DEADLIEST CATCH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.28 1,278
9 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.27 3,626
10 SUPERMARKET STAKEOUT FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.26 914
11 RAW TERROR INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.26 884
12 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.25 1,834
13 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.24 3,170
14 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.24 857
15 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.23 1,623
16 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.23 3,581
17 BARGAIN MANSIONS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.22 1,175
18 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.22 745
19 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.22 1,126
20 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:00 AM 58 0.21 588
21 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.21 1,347
22 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.21 1,230
23 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.20 1,290
24 IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,105
25 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,442
26 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.20 2,657
27 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.19 1,501
28 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.19 1,795
29 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.18 2,745
30 LAST OG, THE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.18 645
31 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 15 VH1 8:00 PM 30 0.18 365
32 LPBW: INSIDE THE EPISODE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.17 992
33 NASCAR TRUCKS RACING L: CHARLOTTE FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 132 0.17 778
34 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.17 1,257
35 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.16 529
36 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.16 2,171
37 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 2,228
38 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,230
39 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.15 1,029
40 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,238
41 NASA & SPACEX: COUNTDOWN: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 120 0.15 583
42 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.14 390
43 GRANT HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.14 1,102
44 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.14 1,872
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,063
46 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,844
47 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,173
48 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.13 1,869
49 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,937
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,001
51 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,924
52 BUNDESLIGA L: DORTMUND/BAYERN MUNICH FOX SPORTS 1 12:20 PM 124 0.12 290
53 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,867
54 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.12 1,648
55 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,838
56 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 1,671
57 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,606
58 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,757
59 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.11 1,379
60 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,636
61 DEADLINE: WH SPECIAL MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,424
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.11 965
63 GRANT HISTORY 11:05 PM 60 0.10 804
64 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.10 286
65 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.10 877
66 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,530
67 SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ESPN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 286
68 TIRDY WORKS TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.10 180
69 GRANT HISTORY 7:00 PM 60 0.10 696
70 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,166
71 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.10 1,482
72 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 1,268
73 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 232
74 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.08 1,419
75 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.08 1,133
76 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 201
77 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-6R2R01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.08 316
78 GRANT HISTORY 12:05 AM 59 0.08 543
79 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,047
80 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 682
81 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN 3:00 PM 30 0.08 211
82 WWE A FUTURE: THE FCW STORY FOX SPORTS 1 10:12 PM 120 0.08 206
83 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 32 0.08 960
84 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 11:32 AM 25 0.07 1,032
85 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 188
86 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 1,077
87 IFC MOVIE: HANGOVER, THE IFC TV 8:00 PM 135 0.07 181
88 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.07 201
89 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 4:40 PM 20 0.07 225
90 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 598
91 HERD L FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 20 0.07 142
92 FIRST TAKE EXTRA ESPN 3:30 PM 30 0.07 181
93 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 984
94 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 343
95 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:20 PM 20 0.06 186
96 CLASSICS MLB GAME: 2016 CHICAGO CUBS/CLEVELAND ESPN 7:00 PM 270 0.06 206
97 MASTER MINDS GSN 4:00 PM 30 0.06 530
98 KINGDOM OF THE MUMMIES NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:03 PM 60 0.06 285
99 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 6:00 PM 60 0.06 153
100 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 1,121
101 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 186
102 DRAIN THE OCEANS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 63 0.06 341
103 RICKY ZOOM NICK JR 5:00 PM 30 0.06 325
104 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 356
105 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.06 351
106 HERD L FOX SPORTS 1 2:24 PM 36 0.06 107
107 NASCAR RACE HUB SP D FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 60 0.06 305
108 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.06 170
109 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 477
110 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 4:00 PM 20 0.05 166
111 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.05 356
112 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 260
113 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 210
114 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:30 PM 60 0.05 170
115 WWE BACKSTAGE-SP D FOX SPORTS 1 12:12 AM 60 0.05 125
116 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 214
117 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.04 287
118 TIME MACHINE: LEE & GRANT HISTORY 9:00 AM 120 0.04 323
119 UNDISPUTED SP L: 931 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.04 108
120 FASTER WITH FINNEGAN MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.04 176
121 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:00 AM 60 0.04 144
122 SP HGTV SMART HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 AM 60 0.04 343
123 MONK SUNDANCE TV 8:00 PM 60 0.04 195
124 WORLDS DEADLIEST JELLYFIS NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.04 178
125 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 183
126 BUNDESLIGA L: LEVERKUSEN/WOLFSBURG FOX SPORTS 2 2:20 PM 130 0.04 67
127 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 311
128 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF – S L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 60 0.04 84
129 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.04 282
130 OVERHAULIN MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.04 211
131 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.04 325
132 MONK SUNDANCE TV 9:00 PM 60 0.03 181
133 QUIEN DA MAS UNIVERSO 10:30 PM 30 0.03 99
134 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 80
135 CNBC SPECIAL REPORT CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.03 180
136 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.03 171
137 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 11:00 PM 60 0.03 105
138 MONK SUNDANCE TV 6:00 PM 60 0.03 192
139 MONK SUNDANCE TV 7:00 PM 60 0.03 201
140 MAKING MONEY W/C.PAYNE FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.03 187
141 MONK SUNDANCE TV 10:00 PM 60 0.03 184
142 TMZ SPORTS FOX SPORTS 1 1:12 AM 30 0.03 59
143 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.03 105
144 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 6:00 PM 60 0.03 80
145 REAL SPORTS 20 HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 58 0.02 111
146 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 1:00 AM 60 0.02 105
147 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.02 136
148 QUIEN DA MAS UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 30 0.02 68
149 BUILDING OFF GRID REPACK DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.02 230
150 CORNHOLE: 2020 ACL PRO INVITATIONAL QUALIFIER ESPN2 12:00 AM 120 0.02 71

 

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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.




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