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May 9, 2019

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.8.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  SURVIVOR gained 0.1 in final numbers.  

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFF games easily topped Wednesday cable at 2.75 (Golden State vs. Houston)/1.84 (Boston vs. Milwaukee), and the network’s afternoon UEFA match was at 0.23.  NBC Sports Net’s NHL PLAYOFFS game was at 0.63.  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE dipped 0.04 to 0.46.  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC held at 0.38, SOUTHERN CHARM was at 0.19, and BEST ROOM WINS was up 0.02 to 0.13.  On TLC, DR PIMPLE POPPER rose majestically from 0.06 to 0.32, and MY 600-LB LIFE was up 0.07 to 0.32.  On History, FORGED IN FIRE was at 0.32/0.27, compared to last week’s 0.35.  MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW led cable news at 0.29/0.44/3M, with Fox News’s HANNITY at 0.27/0.49/3.4M and CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.15/0.21/1M.  On Discovery, EXPEDITION UNKNOWN grew by 0.05 to 0.26, and MUMMIES UNWRAPPED was up 0.03 to 0.18.  On ID, HOMICIDE CITY was steady at 0.25, SEE NO EVIL edged up 0.02 to 0.25, and THE LAST 24 ticked down to 0.25.  TBS’s FULL FRONTAL returned at 0.25.  Food Network’s GUY’S GROCERY GAMES gained 0.04 to 0.24.  FX’s WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS climbed 0.05 to 0.22.  On HGTV, PROPERTY BROTHERS ticked down to 0.22, BOISE BOYS was at 0.21, HOUSE HUNTERS dropped 0.06 to 0.19, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.07 to 0.16.  Freeform’s THE PERFECTIONISTS ticked up to 0.10.  Syfy’s HAPPY ticked down to 0.09.  WGNAmerica’s GONE gained 0.02 to 0.05.  IFC’s BROCKMIRE was steady but off the chart at 0.04/145K.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 100 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday May 8, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: ROCKETS/WARRIORS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:35 PM 162 2.75 6,766
2 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: CELTICS/BUCKS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 155 1.84 4,821
3 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:17 AM 58 1.09 2,553
4 NHL SEMI FINALS L: COLORADO/SAN JOSE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:56 PM 166 0.63 1,666
5 CHALLENGE: WAR OF WORLDS MTV 9:00 PM 63 0.46 790
6 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.38 1,124
7 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: SUPERS TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.32 1,231
8 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.32 967
9 MY 600-LB LIFE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.32 1,073
10 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.29 3,040
11 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.27 869
12 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.27 3,407
13 EXPEDITION UNKNOWN DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 61 0.26 1,174
14 HOMICIDE CITY INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.25 1,056
15 SEE NO EVIL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.25 1,096
16 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.25 728
17 LAST 24, THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 11:00 PM 60 0.25 909
18 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.24 710
19 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: AFC AJAX VS. TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 2:43 PM 150 0.23 509
20 NHL LIVE POST SEMI FINALS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:42 PM 25 0.23 585
21 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.23 2,689
22 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.23 2,950
23 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.23 701
24 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 30 0.22 504
25 PROP BROS BUY AND SELL HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.22 1,231
26 WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS FX 10:00 PM 33 0.22 527
27 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 36 0.21 648
28 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.21 372
29 BOISE BOYS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.21 1,069
30 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,385
31 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.20 2,510
32 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 8:30 PM 30 0.19 578
33 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.19 976
34 DUDE PERFECT SHOW NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.19 715
35 MUMMIES UNWRAPPED DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 61 0.18 774
36 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.18 335
37 LIGA MX L: QF: PACHUCA / TIGRES UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:30 PM 153 0.17 397
38 LIGA MX PLAYOFFS: QF:TIJUANA VS LEON FOX DEPORTES 9:53 PM 140 0.17 434
39 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.17 454
40 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.16 351
41 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,516
42 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 PM 30 0.16 895
43 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.15 1,826
44 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.15 1,010
45 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.15 363
46 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 302
47 BR FOOTBALL POSTMATCH TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 5:13 PM 17 0.15 334
48 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.15 921
49 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.14 901
50 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.14 1,510
51 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,684
52 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 1,822
53 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.14 269
54 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.14 840
55 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,512
56 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.13 981
57 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 30 0.13 2,168
58 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,719
59 MLB WEEKDAY  L: SEATTLE/NY YANKEES ESPN 6:30 PM 165 0.13 471
60 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,732
61 BEST ROOM WINS BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.13 403
62 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.13 269
63 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.13 302
64 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.13 1,478
65 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 910
66 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 779
67 CNN RIGHT NOW CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 791
68 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.12 242
69 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,632
70 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.12 252
71 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.12 629
72 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,419
73 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.11 1,562
74 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 1,101
75 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.11 1,510
76 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.11 665
77 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 30 0.11 240
78 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.11 398
79 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.11 440
80 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 768
81 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.11 236
82 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:30 PM 30 0.10 1,603
83 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 6:30 PM 30 0.10 278
84 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,360
85 PLL: THE PERFECTIONISTS FREEFORM 8:00 PM 61 0.10 199
86 BR FOOTBALL MATCHDAY TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 2:00 PM 43 0.10 223
87 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: SF: AFC AJAX / TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR UNIVISION DEPORTES 2:30 PM 156 0.10 251
88 SEN KLOBUCHAR TOWN HALL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:30 PM 60 0.10 1,608
89 TOP WING NICKELODEON 11:30 AM 30 0.10 390
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 686
91 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 7:30 PM 60 0.10 307
92 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 28 0.10 268
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 627
94 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.09 688
95 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.09 1,595
96 IN SEARCH OF MONSTERS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 385
97 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 1,098
98 NHL LIVE PRE SEMI FINALS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:00 PM 56 0.09 255
99 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.09 228
100 HAPPY! SYFY 10:00 PM 50 0.09 271
101 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.09 291
102 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.09 1,492
103 MIGHTY MAGISWORDS THE CARTOON NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.09 245
104 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 786
105 DRUGS, INC. COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.09 322
106 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.08 1,453
107 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 9:45 PM 75 0.08 246
108 DUCKTALES (2017) DISNEY CHANNEL 3:00 PM 30 0.08 263
109 ZOMBIE HOUSE FLIPPING A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.08 265
110 DARK SIDE OF THE RING VICELAND 9:00 PM 60 0.08 225
111 BOJACK HORSEMAN COMEDY CENTRAL 12:36 AM 31 0.08 155
112 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 252
113 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 10:11 AM 111 0.07 1,072
114 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 515
115 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.07 170
116 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 24 0.07 1,067
117 ZOMBIE HOUSE FLIPPING A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.07 284
118 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 469
119 BIG HERO 6 SERIES DISNEY CHANNEL 3:30 PM 30 0.07 237
120 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.07 171
121 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 11 0.07 1,006
122 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 1,090
123 BOJACK HORSEMAN COMEDY CENTRAL 1:07 AM 31 0.06 142
124 UNDISPUTED L: 667 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 138
125 DRUGS, INC.: THE FIX NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 209
126 LINEA DE CUATRO L UNIVISION DEPORTES 10:03 PM 60 0.06 133
127 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:02 PM 58 0.06 1,055
128 WHEELER DEALERS MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.06 348
129 TINY HOUSE NATION A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.06 264
130 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.06 1,015
131 HERD L: 985 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 123
132 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.06 1,025
133 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 414
134 TOP WING NICK JR 4:30 PM 30 0.06 278
135 MIGHTY MAGISWORDS BOOMERANG 8:00 PM 30 0.06 166
136 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 2:24 PM 36 0.06 1,013
137 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 241
138 NOTICIAS CON D. MAERKER GALAVISION 12:30 AM 30 0.05 89
139 TINY HOUSE NATION A&E NETWORK 11:04 PM 59 0.05 239
140 MISION EUROPA L UNIVISION DEPORTES 5:06 PM 60 0.05 130
141 CURLING: WORLD CUP NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:07 AM 143 0.05 119
142 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 90 0.05 110
143 GONE WGN AMERICA 9:00 PM 59 0.05 313
144 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.05 141
145 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 179
146 BUSY TONIGHT E! 11:00 PM 30 0.05 138
147 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.05 146
148 LOCURA DEPORTIVA L UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:06 PM 53 0.04 82
149 LA ULTIMA PALABRA – L FOX DEPORTES 12:13 AM 60 0.04 105
150 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.04 99

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About the Author

Mitch Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on screened.com and the-burg.com. In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."




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