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October 19, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.16.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  DATELINE and WWE SMACKDOWN gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The MLB PLAYOFFS dominated Friday cable, with Fox Sports 1’s game at 1.05, and TBS’s game at 0.84.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.40/0.70/5M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.30/0.48/3.9M, and CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.21/0.35/1.9M.  We’s LOVE AFTER LOCKUP jumped 0.09 to 0.39.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES was steady at 0.26.  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game was at 0.23.  HGTV’s SELLING THE BIG EASY was at 0.21/0.18 compared to last week’s 0.21/0.20, BIZARRE BUILDS was at 0.20/0.19, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was at 0.20/0.17, .  HBO’s REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER rose 0.04 to 0.20.  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH was at 0.18.  A&E’s LIVE RESCUE was steady at 0.11.  Cinemax’s WARRIOR held at 0.01/48K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday October 16, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 MLB NL CHAMPIONS SERIES L: LA DODGERS/ATLANTA 5 FOX SPORTS 1 9:00 PM 235 1.05 3,605
2 MLB ALCS: ASTROS/RAYS GM6 TBS NETWORK 6:00 PM 196 0.84 3,468
3 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.40 4,956
4 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.39 914
5 MLB NLCS POST GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 12:55 AM 49 0.38 1,072
6 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.34 4,710
7 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.33 4,087
8 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: BYU/HOUSTON ESPN 9:51 PM 213 0.33 1,155
9 INSIDE THE MLB TBS NETWORK 10:16 PM 22 0.33 1,137
10 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.32 3,963
11 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.32 2,724
12 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.30 3,872
13 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.29 3,295
14 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.28 2,688
15 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.26 944
16 MSNBC PRESENTATION MSNBC 10:00 PM 100 0.25 3,691
17 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:31 PM 29 0.24 2,493
18 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.24 2,626
19 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: SMU/TULANE ESPN 6:00 PM 231 0.23 832
20 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.22 2,491
21 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.22 2,349
22 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.21 1,933
23 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.21 2,069
24 SELLING THE BIG EASY HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 31 0.21 1,191
25 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.21 1,767
26 SR/BIDEN RALLY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 31 0.20 1,947
27 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.20 1,566
28 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.20 2,350
29 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 56 0.20 1,231
30 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.20 1,256
31 BIZARRE BUILDS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.20 1,215
32 90 DAY OTHER WAY: FL TLC 10:00 PM 30 0.19 940
33 BIZARRE BUILDS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.19 1,134
34 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.19 1,446
35 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.18 2,309
36 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.18 2,283
37 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,119
38 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.18 2,403
39 GOLD RUSH: SPECIAL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 68 0.18 995
40 SELLING THE BIG EASY HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:31 PM 30 0.18 1,145
41 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.18 2,399
42 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,422
43 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.17 1,311
44 MSNBC SPECIAL PROGRAMMING MSNBC 11:40 PM 20 0.17 2,862
45 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.17 2,153
46 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.17 1,477
47 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.17 1,135
48 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.17 1,851
49 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.16 1,597
50 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.16 2,204
51 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 1,353
52 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.16 1,457
53 CASAGRANDES NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.16 553
54 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,205
55 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.15 584
56 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,194
57 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 339
58 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:24 AM 61 0.15 497
59 MLB ON DECK PREGAME SHOW TBS NETWORK 5:30 PM 30 0.15 480
60 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.15 635
61 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.15 2,353
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.15 1,161
63 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.14 333
64 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,115
65 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.14 299
66 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.13 923
67 SANTIAGO OF THE SEAS NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.13 503
68 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.12 531
69 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.12 1,620
70 90 DAY OTHER WAY: MORE TO: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.12 621
71 BLUES CLUES & YOU NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.12 501
72 MLB NLCS ON FOXD: GM5: DODGERS VS BRAVES FOX DEPORTES 8:57 PM 238 0.12 276
73 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.12 1,537
74 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.11 333
75 MLB NLCS PRE GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 8:30 PM 30 0.11 358
76 LIVE RESCUE: 55 LIVE RESCUE A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 120 0.11 535
77 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,536
78 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.11 239
79 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 1,360
80 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 306
81 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 747
82 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 233
83 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN18 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.10 277
84 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:25 AM 35 0.10 314
85 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,313
86 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,353
87 BLAZE & THE MONSTER MCHNS NICKELODEON 11:30 AM 30 0.10 486
88 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,437
89 UNDISPUTED L: 1023 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.10 220
90 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,203
91 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,378
92 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.09 324
93 APPLE & ONION THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 15 0.09 241
94 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 12:55 AM 25 0.09 152
95 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 276
96 DC HALLOWEEN HOUSE PARTY DISNEY CHANNEL 8:01 PM 22 0.09 354
97 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 602
98 BELOW DECK BRAVO 2:00 PM 60 0.08 240
99 MICKEY MOUSE MIXED-UP ADV DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 25 0.08 289
100 DC HALLOWEEN HOUSE PARTY DISNEY CHANNEL 10:54 PM 31 0.07 259
101 BELOW DECK BRAVO 3:00 PM 60 0.07 220
102 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-4R2R03H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.07 260
103 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 221
104 BELOW DECK BRAVO 4:00 PM 60 0.07 202
105 JUST ROLL WITH IT DISNEY CHANNEL 8:23 PM 24 0.07 298
106 LIGA MX L: MAZATLAN / FC JUAREZ TUDN 10:28 PM 128 0.07 181
107 BELOW DECK BRAVO 1:00 PM 60 0.06 205
108 ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON NICK JR 8:30 PM 30 0.06 266
109 LIGA MX L: NECAXA / TIJUANA TUDN 8:00 PM 148 0.06 163
110 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:00 AM 30 0.06 187
111 HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMP COOKING CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.06 220
112 HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMP COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 226
113 BELOW DECK BRAVO 5:00 PM 60 0.06 205
114 VAMPIRINA DISNEY JUNIOR 11:00 AM 25 0.05 294
115 HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMP COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 207
116 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:30 AM 30 0.05 156
117 HERD L: 1336 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 136
118 DISNEY FAM JAM DISNEY CHANNEL 8:47 PM 24 0.05 243
119 NFL GAMEDAY VIEW NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.05 144
120 DIRT EVERY DAY MOTOR TREND 8:00 PM 30 0.05 263
121 ELEAGUE: SUPER PUNCH EP 19 TBS NETWORK 12:00 AM 120 0.05 149
122 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 220
123 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.05 249
124 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 327
125 BELOW DECK BRAVO 12:00 PM 60 0.05 134
126 AMER GREED BONUS ED CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 236
127 ROADKILL GARAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 30 0.05 276
128 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.04 125
129 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 209
130 PGA TOUR: 2020 CJ CUP GOLF CHANNEL 5:00 PM 199 0.04 300
131 UNPLUGGED MTV 7:00 PM 30 0.04 90
132 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 247
133 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.04 133
134 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 269
135 MAGIC OF DISNEYS ANIMAL K NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:47 PM 50 0.04 280
136 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 266
137 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 305
138 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.04 192
139 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: IS THERE KILLER ON MY ST LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.04 307
140 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.04 243
141 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 285
142 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 151
143 SCOOBY-DOO AND GUESS WHO? BOOMERANG 7:00 PM 30 0.04 131
144 BELOW DECK BRAVO 11:00 AM 60 0.04 127
145 MAGIC OF DISNEYS ANIMAL K NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 47 0.04 290
146 ROADKILLS JUNKYARD GOLD MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 30 0.04 243
147 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2020 WK 5 PHI VS. PIT NFL NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.04 167
148 HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMP COOKING CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.03 180
149 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.03 129
150 WMNS COLL VBALL REG SSN L ESPN2 9:49 PM 104 0.03 115

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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.




2 Comments


  1. Augus

    Do you have ‘800 Words (UpTV at 9PM)’ and ‘Warrior (Cinemax at 10PM)’ ratings, please! Thanks!



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