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June 6, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.5.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  Game 3 of the NBA FINALS adjusted to 4.6, down a big 1.8 from 2018’s Game 3.  Elsewhere, THE AMAZING RACE gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  THE CMT MUSIC AWARDS aired on multiple Viacom networks:  0.24 on CMT itself (down 0.04 from 2018), 0.12 on TV Land, 0.10 on Paramount, 0.10 on MTV, 0.04 on MTV2, and 0.03 on Logo.  

Bravo led Tuesday cable with SOUTHERN CHARM, down 0.03 to 0.48, and REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC, up 0.02 to 0.44, with BEST ROOM WINS steady at 0.10.  On History, FORGED IN FIRE ticked up to 0.33, and THE BUTCHER was down 0.04 to 0.21.  On HGTV, PROPERTY BROTHERS dipped 0.04 to 0.31, HOUSE HUNTERS lost 0.04 to 0.26, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.04 to 0.29.  On ID, LONE STAR JUSTICE arrived at 0.28, and THE KILLER BESIDE ME was at 0.23.  TLC’s MY 600-LB LIFE slipped 0.02 to 0.28.  Food Network’s GUY’S GROCERY GAMES dropped 0.04 to 0.25.  Univision’s SELECCION MEXICO match was at 0.25.  Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT led cable news at 0.22/0.39/2.7M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.21/0.32/2.7M, and CNN TONIGHT at 0.15/0.20/900K.  Freeform’s GROWN-ISH returned at 0.22, down quite a bit from last year’s 0.40/0.39 premiere, but up from the finale’s 0.17.  FXX’s ARCHER fell 0.06 from last week’s premiere to 0.14.  On A&E, WAHLBURGERS lost 0.04 to 0.12, and THE EMPLOYABLES was down 0.05 to 0.07.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 100 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday June 5, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.48 1,337
2 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.44 1,362
3 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.33 994
4 KONG: SKULL ISLAND: KONG: SKULL ISLAND TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 150 0.32 1,342
5 PROPERTY BROS:FOREVER HOM HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.31 1,804
6 LONE STAR JUSTICE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.28 1,143
7 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 8:00 PM 30 0.28 767
8 MY 600-LB LIFE:WHERE ARE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.28 991
9 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.26 1,472
10 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.26 754
11 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.25 765
12 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:48 PM 72 0.25 572
13 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.25 1,424
14 SELECCION MEXICO WED: MEXICO / VENEZUELA UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:00 PM 132 0.25 607
15 CMT MUSIC AWARDS: 2019 CMT 8:00 PM 149 0.24 1,037
16 KILLER BESIDE ME, THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.23 1,024
17 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.22 2,731
18 GROWN-ISH FREEFORM 8:00 PM 31 0.22 550
19 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.21 2,705
20 BUTCHER, THE HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.21 651
21 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.20 3,038
22 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.20 495
23 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.20 525
24 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,967
25 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 36 0.18 675
26 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.18 448
27 COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD L ESPN 8:30 PM 14 0.18 560
28 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.18 436
29 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.17 383
30 NETWORK TELEVISION PREM: WAR DOGS AMC 8:00 PM 150 0.17 474
31 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.15 927
32 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.15 2,278
33 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.15 2,356
34 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.15 968
35 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.15 450
36 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.15 918
37 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.14 414
38 ARCHER FXX FXX 10:00 PM 30 0.14 286
39 MAFS FL LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:08 PM 16 0.14 476
40 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 350
41 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.14 1,979
42 BUTTERBEANS CAFE NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 30 0.14 563
43 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,679
44 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.14 344
45 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.13 1,983
46 INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY L: USA/JAMAICA FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 122 0.12 284
47 WAHLBURGERS A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.12 448
48 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.12 752
49 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 302
50 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,682
51 CMT MUSIC AWARDS: 2019 TV LAND 8:00 PM 149 0.12 527
52 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.11 1,189
53 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 30 0.11 354
54 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.11 1,455
55 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 319
56 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,467
57 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.11 268
58 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,284
59 BEST ROOM WINS BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.10 424
60 CMT MUSIC AWARDS: 2019 PARAMOUNT 8:00 PM 149 0.10 521
61 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.10 253
62 BIOGRAPHY A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 57 0.10 321
63 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 756
64 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 248
65 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.10 1,444
66 CMT MUSIC AWARDS: 2019 MTV 8:00 PM 149 0.10 339
67 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,238
68 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,157
69 IN SEARCH OF MONSTERS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 431
70 CNN RIGHT NOW CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 639
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 594
72 MAFS SPECIAL (LIFE) LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 68 0.09 433
73 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 635
74 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 1,013
75 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 650
76 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 559
77 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 632
78 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.08 1,508
79 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 579
80 NOTICIAS CON D. MAERKER GALAVISION 12:36 AM 30 0.08 170
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 612
82 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 1,106
83 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 26 0.08 233
84 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.08 599
85 UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE   L: PORTUGAL/SWITZERLAND ESPN2 2:30 PM 150 0.08 183
86 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.08 1,369
87 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 590
88 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,323
89 BIOGRAPHY A&E NETWORK 11:04 PM 59 0.08 283
90 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.08 262
91 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.07 1,405
92 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:30 AM 60 0.07 390
93 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.07 1,233
94 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 590
95 LINEA DE CUATRO L UNIVISION DEPORTES 11:12 PM 60 0.07 178
96 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 543
97 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 1,109
98 EMPLOYABLES, THE A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.07 272
99 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.07 1,371
100 KING WHO FOOLED HITLER NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 689
101 WAHLBURGERS AC A&E NETWORK 1:00 AM 58 0.07 204
102 DANCE MOMS SPECIAL LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:24 PM 37 0.07 187
103 UNDISPUTED L: 687 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 170
104 COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD: OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS ESPN 8:44 PM 136 0.07 233
105 INSIDE WORLD WAR II: BEHIND ENEMY LINES NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 120 0.06 562
106 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 466
107 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 761
108 WAHLBURGERS AC A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.06 269
109 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.06 1,353
110 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 48 0.06 156
111 IE: EXTREME RAILROADS SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.06 270
112 FIFA WOM WORLD CUP PREV FOX SPORTS 1 9:02 PM 58 0.06 121
113 NAZI MEGASTRUCTURES: AMER NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 660
114 SELECCION EE.UU. WED: USA / JAMAICA UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:30 PM 150 0.06 141
115 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.05 809
116 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 231
117 NBA POST GAME  L ESPN2 11:42 PM 78 0.05 120
118 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.05 985
119 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 227
120 MAFS SPECIAL (LIFE) LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 68 0.05 164
121 ROADKILL CLASSICS MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.05 235
122 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 227
123 SALVAGE DAWGS DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.05 350
124 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.05 819
125 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.05 136
126 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.05 109
127 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.05 125
128 HERD L: 1004 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 143
129 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: COL AT CHC/BOS AT KC MLB NETWORK 8:06 PM 202 0.05 272
130 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 245
131 NBA GAMETIME LIVE-FNLS L NBA-TV 7:00 PM 90 0.04 126
132 MAFS FL LIFETIME TELEVISION 1:09 AM 16 0.04 130
133 SP HGTV SMART HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 AM 60 0.04 150
134 PRIME BASEBALL GAME/JIP MLB NETWORK 11:28 PM 92 0.04 131
135 THROTTLE OUT MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 30 0.04 211
136 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN2 8:32 PM 28 0.04 124
137 COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD L: CHAMPIONSHIP ESPN2 5:00 PM 212 0.04 140
138 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 756
139 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 745
140 CMT MUSIC AWARDS: 2019 MTV2 8:00 PM 149 0.04 90
141 SEX, LIES & MURDER REELZCHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.04 121
142 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 829
143 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.03 104
144 MLB TONIGHT BP MLB NETWORK 7:12 PM 48 0.03 153
145 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.03 159
146 QUICK PITCH MLB NETWORK 1:00 AM 61 0.03 90
147 CMT MUSIC AWARDS: 2019 LOGO 8:00 PM 149 0.03 115
148 MAKING A DICTATOR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.03 339
149 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.03 89
150 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.03 148

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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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