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October 26, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.23.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  Game 4 of the WORLD SERIES adjusted to 2.0, down 0.8 from 2019’s Game 4.  In addition, BIG BROTHER, SHARK TANK and the BLUE BLOODS rerun gained 0.1 in final numbers. 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH topped Friday cable at 0.43, with a lead-out special at 0.32.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.38/0.64/4.8M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.30/0.47/3.5M and CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.26/0.35/1.8M.  We’s LOVE AFTER LOCKUP dropped 0.08 to 0.31.  Fox Sports 1’s WWE SMACKDOWN (relocated from FOX broadcast due to the World Series) was at 0.25.  On HGTV, SELLING THE BIG EASY was at 0.19 compared to last week’s 0.21/0.18, and BIZARRE BUILDS was at 0.18/0.14 compared to 0.20/0.19.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES fell 0.08 to 0.18.  On HBO, REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER lost 0.05 to 0.15, and the premiere of HOW TO at 0.02/187K.  A&E’s LIVE RESCUE gained 0.03 to 0.14.  OWN’s READY TO LOVE was at 0.06.  Cinemax’s WARRIOR was steady at 0.01/78K.

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday October 23, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 GOLD RUSH: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 121 0.43 2,048
2 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.38 4,796
3 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.37 4,568
4 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.37 4,326
5 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.33 3,982
6 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.33 3,465
7 GOLD RUSH: SPECIAL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 67 0.32 1,245
8 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.31 817
9 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.30 2,870
10 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.30 3,490
11 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.28 2,984
12 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.26 1,773
13 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.25 1,821
14 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.25 2,482
15 WWE FRI NIGHT SMACKDOWN L: 56 FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 120 0.25 881
16 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.25 1,953
17 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.25 2,539
18 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.25 2,849
19 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.24 1,624
20 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.23 2,625
21 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.23 1,618
22 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.23 1,608
23 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.22 2,613
24 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.22 1,540
25 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.22 2,523
26 SELLING THE BIG EASY RPK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:32 PM 30 0.22 1,311
27 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.22 2,365
28 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.21 1,305
29 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.20 1,409
30 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.20 2,386
31 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.20 1,475
32 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.19 2,380
33 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.19 2,384
34 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.19 1,977
35 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.19 1,411
36 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.19 1,293
37 SELLING THE BIG EASY HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 31 0.19 1,223
38 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.18 813
39 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.18 1,366
40 BIZARRE BUILDS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:31 PM 30 0.18 1,095
41 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,483
42 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.18 2,205
43 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.18 1,999
44 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.16 1,248
45 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 52 0.15 1,296
46 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.15 1,668
47 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,562
48 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.15 409
49 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.14 1,757
50 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.14 565
51 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.14 1,973
52 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.14 1,527
53 LIVE RESCUE: 57 LIVE RESCUE A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.14 560
54 BIZARRE BUILDS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 31 0.14 919
55 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.14 1,700
56 COLL FTBL COUNTDOWN L ESPN 7:00 PM 25 0.13 444
57 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.13 2,293
58 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.13 404
59 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,194
60 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,698
61 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,338
62 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.13 979
63 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,559
64 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,718
65 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: TULSA/SOUTH FLORIDA ESPN 7:25 PM 211 0.12 561
66 RAVENS HOME DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 25 0.12 378
67 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.11 321
68 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.11 402
69 ELEAGUE TBS NETWORK 12:00 AM 60 0.11 232
70 90 DAY OTHER WAY: FL TLC 10:00 PM 30 0.11 807
71 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.11 293
72 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 769
73 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.10 280
74 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 269
75 JUST ROLL WITH IT DISNEY CHANNEL 8:28 PM 23 0.10 323
76 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.10 322
77 WWE TALKING SMACK L FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 60 0.10 343
78 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.10 240
79 MLB WORLD SERIES ON FOXD: GM3: DODGERS VS RAYS FOX DEPORTES 8:00 PM 208 0.10 280
80 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: CHRISTMAS ON ICE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.09 758
81 SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPK DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 AM 50 0.09 344
82 TOY STORY OF TERROR DISNEY JUNIOR 7:30 PM 30 0.09 348
83 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 219
84 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.09 237
85 ITS PONY NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.09 438
86 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:00 AM 30 0.09 209
87 90 DAY OTHER WAY: MORE TO: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.09 480
88 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:56 PM 64 0.09 323
89 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.09 654
90 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.09 447
91 UNDISPUTED L: 1028 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 161
92 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.08 310
93 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 240
94 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.08 227
95 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.08 252
96 DISNEY FAM JAM DISNEY CHANNEL 8:51 PM 25 0.08 255
97 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:30 AM 30 0.08 182
98 SANTIAGO OF THE SEAS NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.07 345
99 ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON NICK JR 8:30 PM 30 0.07 333
100 CRAIG OF THE CREEK THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 15 0.07 209
101 SCOOBY-DOO AND GUESS WHO? BOOMERANG 7:00 PM 30 0.07 181
102 READY TO LOVE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.06 281
103 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 116 0.06 507
104 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.06 277
105 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 160
106 PGA TOUR: 2020 ZOZO CHP GOLF CHANNEL 5:00 PM 180 0.06 490
107 INCREDIBLE DR POL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 543
108 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 2:30 PM 60 0.05 148
109 INCREDIBLE DR POL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.05 537
110 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 12:30 PM 60 0.05 160
111 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-4R2R04H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.05 243
112 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 3:30 PM 61 0.05 160
113 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 11:30 AM 60 0.05 136
114 MIRA, ROYAL DETECTIVE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 25 0.05 230
115 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.05 175
116 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 1:30 PM 60 0.05 132
117 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.05 146
118 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.04 95
119 INCREDIBLE DR POL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 535
120 LIGA MX L: PUEBLA / LEON TUDN 8:06 PM 147 0.04 127
121 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 5:32 PM 60 0.04 161
122 HERD L: 1341 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 138
123 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 4:31 PM 61 0.04 155
124 IFC MOVIE: TAKEN 2 IFC TV 8:15 PM 120 0.04 218
125 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 10:30 AM 60 0.04 115
126 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 166
127 PUT A RING ON IT OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.04 267
128 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.04 183
129 DIRT EVERY DAY MOTOR TREND 8:00 PM 30 0.04 167
130 INCREDIBLE DR POL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 12:00 AM 60 0.04 310
131 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 11:28 PM 32 0.04 103
132 ROADKILL GARAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 30 0.04 171
133 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.04 97
134 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: TRAPPED BY MY FATHERS KLR LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.04 287
135 INCREDIBLE DR POL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.03 452
136 ROADKILLS JUNKYARD GOLD MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 30 0.03 174
137 NFL GAMEDAY VIEW NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.03 105
138 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 206
139 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.03 191
140 MAX ON BOXING ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.03 81
141 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.03 76
142 VAMPIRINA DISNEY JUNIOR 11:00 AM 25 0.03 201
143 INCREDIBLE DR POL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 5:00 PM 60 0.03 345
144 INCREDIBLE DR POL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.03 376
145 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 990 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 93
146 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 156
147 SPONGEBOB NICKTOONS 11:00 PM 30 0.03 87
148 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 3:00 PM 30 0.03 89
149 PUPPY DOG PALS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 25 0.03 196
150 INCREDIBLE DR POL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 363

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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.




3 Comments


  1. Augus

    Do you have ‘800 Words (UPtv at 9PM)’ ratings, please? Thanks!


  2. bob

    what was the 11 et/8 pt audience for wwe smackdown



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