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May 16, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.15.2019

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The SURVIVOR reunion special dropped to 0.9 in final numbers.  In addition, CHICAGO FIRE gained 0.1.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS game was at 2.03.  On Bravo, SOUTHERN CHARM returned with regular episodes at 0.49, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC rose 0.08 to 0.46, and BEST ROOM WINS was down 0.02 to 0.11.  NBC Sports Net’s NHL PLAYOFFS game was at 0.47.  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE ticked down to 0.45.  On TLC, MY 600-LB LIFE gained 0.02 to 0.34, and DR PIMPLE POPPER was steady at 0.32.  TBS’s FULL FRONTAL climbed 0.06 to 0.31.  On History, FORGED IN FIRE was at 0.29/0.26, compared to last week’s 0.32/0.27.  On ID, SEE NO EVIL grew by 0.03 to 0.28, and HOMICIDE CITY ticked up to 0.26.  On HGTV, PROPERTY BROTHERS rose 0.06 to 0.28, and BOISE BOYS ticked up to 0.22.  On Discovery, EXPEDITION UNKNOWN edged up 0.02 to 0.28, and MUMMIES UNWRAPPED lost a tick to 0.17.  Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT led cable news at 0.23/0.41/2.7M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.21/0.31/2.3M, and CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT was at 0.13/0.18/700K.  FX’s WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS dropped 0.03 to 0.19.  On A&E, WAHLBURGERS returned at 0.17, and THE EMPLOYABLES debuted at 0.14.  Freeform’s THE PERFECTIONISTS ticked up to 0.11.  Syfy’s HAPPY fell 0.02 to 0.07.  WGNAmerica’s GONE ticked down to 0.04.  IFC’s BROCKMIRE was steady at 0.04.  The night’s installment of Sundance’s STATE OF THE UNION was at 0.02/113K.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 100 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday May 15, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- CONF FNLS L: RAPTORS/BUCKS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:31 PM 147 2.03 5,488
2 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:58 PM 42 1.19 2,843
3 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 31 0.52 1,466
4 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.49 1,245
5 NHL CONFERENCE FINALS L: SAN JOSE/ST. LOUIS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:55 PM 193 0.47 1,389
6 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.46 1,294
7 CHALLENGE: WAR OF WORLDS MTV 9:00 PM 62 0.45 776
8 MY 600-LB LIFE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.34 1,145
9 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: SUPERS TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.32 1,282
10 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.31 832
11 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.29 931
12 SEE NO EVIL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.28 1,035
13 PROP BROS BUY AND SELL HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.28 1,431
14 EXPEDITION UNKNOWN DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 61 0.28 1,079
15 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.26 875
16 LIGA MX PLAYOFFS: SF:MONTERREY VS TIGRES FOX DEPORTES 9:41 PM 150 0.26 587
17 HOMICIDE CITY INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.26 995
18 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.25 770
19 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.25 780
20 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.23 2,712
21 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.22 3,121
22 BOISE BOYS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.22 1,171
23 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.21 2,337
24 NHL LIVE POST CONF FINALS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:08 PM 52 0.21 546
25 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.20 481
26 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.20 519
27 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 61 0.20 460
28 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.20 534
29 WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS FX 10:00 PM 32 0.19 522
30 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.18 511
31 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.18 403
32 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.18 1,761
33 MLB WEEKDAY  L: ST. LOUIS/ATLANTA ESPN 7:00 PM 185 0.17 516
34 MUMMIES UNWRAPPED DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 61 0.17 708
35 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.17 2,286
36 WAHLBURGERS A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.17 433
37 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:58 PM 62 0.17 425
38 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.16 662
39 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.16 2,356
40 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 6:30 PM 60 0.16 415
41 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.16 396
42 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:01 AM 59 0.15 370
43 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.15 351
44 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.15 1,994
45 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.14 345
46 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.14 1,552
47 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.14 1,483
48 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 1,777
49 EMPLOYABLES, THE A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.14 310
50 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.13 370
51 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.13 360
52 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.13 698
53 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.13 820
54 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 1,453
55 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.12 434
56 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.12 1,751
57 IN SEARCH OF MONSTERS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.12 516
58 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.12 803
59 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,632
60 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.12 1,351
61 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,448
62 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 1,109
63 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.11 764
64 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.11 310
65 BEST ROOM WINS BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.11 392
66 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.11 290
67 PLL: THE PERFECTIONISTS FREEFORM 8:00 PM 61 0.11 208
68 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.11 1,230
69 BEYOND THE UNKNOWN TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.11 477
70 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 5:30 PM 60 0.10 271
71 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.10 302
72 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,312
73 BUTTERBEANS CAFE NICKELODEON 10:00 AM 30 0.10 449
74 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,258
75 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,237
76 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.10 1,253
77 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,173
78 DUCKTALES (2017) DISNEY CHANNEL 3:00 PM 30 0.09 332
79 WHEELER DEALERS MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.09 440
80 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.09 545
81 UNDISPUTED L: 672 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.09 200
82 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.09 1,350
83 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 600
84 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.08 714
85 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 12:11 AM 49 0.08 161
86 INSIDE STORY (BIO SPCLS) A&E NETWORK 11:04 PM 59 0.08 200
87 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.08 210
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 579
89 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 592
90 BIG HERO 6 SERIES DISNEY CHANNEL 3:30 PM 30 0.08 272
91 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.08 1,005
92 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,208
93 CNN RIGHT NOW CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 566
94 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 25 0.08 255
95 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.07 1,274
96 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 10:05 PM 53 0.07 231
97 HAPPY! SYFY 10:00 PM 59 0.07 239
98 DRUGS, INC. COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 236
99 MIGHTY MAGISWORDS THE CARTOON NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.07 234
100 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.07 1,198
101 LIGA MX PREVIA FOX DEPORTES 8:55 PM 46 0.07 174
102 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 563
103 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 596
104 HERD L: 990 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.07 164
105 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 519
106 DARK SIDE OF THE RING VICELAND 9:00 PM 60 0.07 200
107 DRUGS, INC.: THE FIX NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 227
108 INSIDE STORY (BIO SPCLS) A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 57 0.07 180
109 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 526
110 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 573
111 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.06 152
112 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.06 180
113 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.06 149
114 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 243
115 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 444
116 BOTCHED-SP E! 8:00 PM 30 0.06 175
117 UNIVISION DEPORTES FC L UNIVISION DEPORTES 8:36 PM 24 0.06 173
118 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.06 129
119 LINEA DE CUATRO L UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:00 PM 60 0.06 135
120 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 402
121 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 472
122 BUSY TONIGHT E! 11:00 PM 30 0.05 130
123 SKYSCRAPERS: ENGINEERING SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.05 231
124 PAID OFF TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.05 122
125 IE: EXTREME RAILROADS SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 292
126 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 236
127 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 90 0.05 127
128 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.05 795
129 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: SD AT LAD/TEX AT KC MLB NETWORK 10:11 PM 186 0.05 185
130 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.05 939
131 MIGHTY MAGISWORDS BOOMERANG 8:00 PM 30 0.05 132
132 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.05 811
133 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.05 706
134 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 237
135 UFC RELOADED: 185: PETTIS VS. DOS ANJOS ESPN2 11:00 PM 150 0.04 131
136 GONE WGN AMERICA 9:00 PM 60 0.04 280
137 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.04 97
138 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 781
139 CONCACAF BEACH SOCCER L UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:00 PM 96 0.04 117
140 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 233
141 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 809
142 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 839
143 NHL LIVE PRE CONF FINALS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:15 PM 40 0.04 162
144 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.04 112
145 BROCKMIRE IFC TV 10:00 PM 30 0.04 185
146 COMPLEX X FUSE S4 FUSE 11:00 PM 30 0.04 60
147 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:00 AM 60 0.04 79
148 MLB PREGAME MLB NETWORK 10:00 PM 11 0.03 166
149 COPPA ITALIA  L: ATALANTA/LAZIO ESPN2 2:30 PM 150 0.03 98
150 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 437 FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 AM 180 0.03 84

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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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