MySQL: Find an instance of a populated table across numerous databases

TABLE_NAME=YYZ ; for DATABASE in $(echo "SELECT TABLE_SCHEMA FROM information_schema.tables WHERE TABLE_NAME='$TABLE_NAME'" | mysql -N) ; do echo -n "$DATABASE: " ; echo "SELECT COUNT(*) FROM $TABLE_NAME" | mysql $DATABASE -N ; done | fgrep -v ': 0'
Pulls all instances of table out of information schema, executes a SELECT COUNT(*) on each table/database instance, and then strips out any empty tables.
Sample Output
sandbox_cathdrwg_client1: 1
sandbox_cathdrwg_client2: 5
sandbox_cathdrwg_client3: 1

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By: cathdrwg
2011-12-08 16:31:36

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