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May 14, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.13.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The MASKED SINGER after-show lost 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE led Wednesday cable, down 0.06 to 0.49, and RIDICULOUSNESS ticked up to 0.13.  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS dropped 0.09 to 0.48, and SUMMER HOUSE was down 0.11 to 0.17.  Cable news was topped by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.40/0.65/4.7M, with CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.23/0.37/1.6M, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.22/0.33/2.7M.  On HGTV, PROPERTY BROTHERS edged up 0.02 to 0.30, HOUSE HUNTERS ticked down to 0.24, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.04 to 0.24.  On Food Network, GUY’S GROCERY GAMES was at 0.29 compared to last week’s 0.28/0.25.  On ID, DEADLY RECALL rose 0.06 to 0.23, and SEE NO EVIL.  TNT’s ALL ELITE WRESTLING lost 0.05 to 0.23.  TLC’s MY 600-LB LIFE dropped 0.04 to 0.22.  On BET, THE OVAL shed 0.04 to 0.21, and RUTHLESS was down 0.02 to 0.18.  Discovery’s EXPEDITION UNKNOWN gained 0.02 to 0.20.  FX’s WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS climbed 0.04 to 0.19.  TBS’s FULL FRONTAL was up 0.02 to 0.19.  USA’s WWE NXT dropped 0.03 to 0.15.  On A&E, CELEBRITY GHOST STORIES ticked up to 0.13, and GHOST HUNTERS was steady at 0.12.  Comedy Central’s CRANK YANKERS fell 0.03 to 0.08.  Freeform’s MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM dipped 0.02 to 0.07.  Sundance’s LIAR ticked up to 0.02/111K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 100 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday May 13, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 CHALLENGE: TOTAL MADNESS MTV 8:00 PM 90 0.49 847
2 REAL HOUSEWIVES BEV HILLS BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.48 1,453
3 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.40 4,526
4 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.35 4,700
5 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.34 4,198
6 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.30 3,895
7 PROPERTY BROS:FOREVER HOM HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.30 1,541
8 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.29 926
9 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.29 3,405
10 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.24 1,448
11 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.24 1,326
12 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.23 1,557
13 DEADLY RECALL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.23 870
14 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.23 2,773
15 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0032 TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 120 0.23 654
16 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.22 2,099
17 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.22 2,744
18 MY 600-LB LIFE:WHERE ARE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.22 910
19 PROPERTY BROTHERS REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.22 1,103
20 OVAL, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.21 939
21 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.21 2,264
22 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 45 0.20 621
23 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.20 1,703
24 EXP UNKNOWN: TONIGHT DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 67 0.20 1,092
25 WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS FX 10:00 PM 34 0.19 436
26 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.19 699
27 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.19 1,401
28 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,393
29 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.18 1,522
30 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.18 1,428
31 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.18 2,402
32 TYLER PERRYS RUTHLESS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.18 734
33 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.18 1,494
34 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.18 1,366
35 SUMMER HOUSE BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.17 516
36 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.17 1,434
37 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,183
38 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,929
39 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.16 1,149
40 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.15 1,276
41 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.15 1,982
42 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.15 1,009
43 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.15 1,884
44 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.15 1,948
45 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,944
46 WWE NXT: WWE NXT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.15 604
47 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.15 1,134
48 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.14 1,978
49 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.14 1,920
50 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.14 393
51 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.14 1,940
52 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 2,048
53 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,998
54 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN17 MTV 10:00 PM 30 0.13 346
55 CELEBRITY GHOST STORIES A&E NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.13 459
56 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 30 0.13 334
57 GHOST HUNTERS A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.12 484
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 941
59 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.12 1,575
60 DEADLINE: WH SPECIAL MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.12 1,518
61 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.11 1,700
62 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,645
63 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.11 1,940
64 BORDERFORCE USA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 63 0.11 427
65 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:03 PM 57 0.11 1,312
66 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.10 296
67 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,323
68 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:01 PM 59 0.10 264
69 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,210
70 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.10 1,369
71 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 11:35 AM 28 0.10 1,246
72 RYANS MYSTERY PLAYDATE NICKELODEON 10:30 AM 30 0.10 426
73 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 35 0.10 1,201
74 DRUG LORDS: THE NEXT GEN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:03 PM 60 0.10 303
75 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.10 503
76 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.10 1,639
77 SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ESPN 5:00 PM 61 0.09 272
78 GHOST NATION TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 372
79 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,225
80 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,220
81 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.09 530
82 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 681
83 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,274
84 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.09 220
85 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 217
86 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.08 227
87 MAFS SPECIAL (LIFE) LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 63 0.08 417
88 CRANK YANKERS COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.08 187
89 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.08 396
90 TRULLI TALES NICK JR 5:00 PM 30 0.08 304
91 OLLIES PACK NICKELODEON 4:30 PM 30 0.08 369
92 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN 3:00 PM 30 0.08 214
93 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: GRUMPIER OLD MEN PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 120 0.08 380
94 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 219
95 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 766
96 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 225
97 MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM FREEFORM 9:00 PM 60 0.07 257
98 DESTINATION FEAR TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 340
99 FORGOTTEN W MEMPHIS THREE OXYGEN MEDIA 10:00 PM 60 0.07 263
100 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 385
101 FIRST TAKE EXTRA ESPN 3:30 PM 30 0.07 180
102 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 349
103 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.07 370
104 MAFS SPECIAL (LIFE) LIFETIME TELEVISION 7:00 PM 60 0.07 203
105 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 371
106 GHOST HUNTERS A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.06 254
107 CASH CAB BRAVO 11:30 PM 30 0.06 210
108 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 60 0.06 212
109 FORGOTTEN W MEMPHIS THREE OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.06 231
110 SEA MONSTERS SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.06 251
111 MAFS SPECIAL (LIFE) LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 63 0.06 184
112 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 363
113 CASH CAB BRAVO 12:30 AM 30 0.05 185
114 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.05 368
115 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 11:00 PM 60 0.05 203
116 UFC LIVE  L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.05 158
117 FORGOTTEN W MEMPHIS THREE OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 60 0.05 175
118 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:00 AM 60 0.05 209
119 CASH CAB BRAVO 12:00 AM 30 0.05 195
120 CNBC SPECIAL REPORT CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.05 212
121 VINTAGE VOLTAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.05 184
122 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.05 157
123 BUILDING GIANTS SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 250
124 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 289
125 MASTER MINDS GSN 4:00 PM 30 0.05 583
126 GHOST NATION REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.05 195
127 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.04 286
128 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 208
129 JAY LENOS GARAGE SP CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 233
130 CASH CAB BRAVO 1:00 AM 30 0.04 173
131 FORGOTTEN W MEMPHIS THREE OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.04 189
132 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 192
133 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 60 0.04 169
134 HERD L: 1233 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 101
135 GHOST HUNTERS A&E NETWORK 12:00 AM 58 0.04 147
136 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 2:15 PM 55 0.03 81
137 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:30 PM 30 0.03 58
138 BF DELICIOUS DESTINATION COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.03 156
139 FIRST THINGS FIRST-S D FOX SPORTS 1 8:30 AM 60 0.03 58
140 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 257
141 UNDISPUTED SP L: 922 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.03 86
142 SALVAGE HUNTERS: CLASSIC MOTOR TREND 11:00 PM 60 0.03 108
143 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.03 157
144 CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE 2: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE 2 NICKTOONS 12:00 PM 120 0.03 136
145 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 73
146 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 3:10 PM 55 0.03 76
147 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF – S L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 60 0.03 73
148 CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE NICKTOONS 10:00 AM 120 0.03 133
149 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.02 324
150 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.02 194

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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. asd

    The Oval and Ruthless ratings on BET Her?


  2. 69 Road Runner

    Is it true that Joe Biden pulled the mask off of the losing singer last night? 😉


  3. pops

    aew 1st episode had 1.4 million viewers. to see it dropping that fast to inder 700k is sad for wrestling



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