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November 2, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.30.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  WWE SMACKDOWN, SHARK TANK and THE DECIDERS gained 0.1 in final numbers, while the 13 SCARIEST MOVIES special lost the same.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Pre-election news led Friday cable, with Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.52/0.81/5.3M, MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.26/0.46/3.6M, and CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.24/0.40/2.2M.  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game was at 0.48.  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH slipped 0.02 to 0.41, with the lead-out hour down 0.11 to 0.21.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES rose 0.08 to 0.26.  We’s LOVE AFTER LOCKUP lost 0.05 to 0.26.  On HGTV, BIZARRE BUILDS was at 0.23 compared to last week’s 0.18/0.14, and MY BIG ITALIAN ADVENTURE was at 0.20.  Adult Swim’s JACK STAUBER’S OPAL was at 0.19.  On HBO, REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER gained 0.03 to 0.18, and HOW TO jumped 0.06 to 0.08.  A&E’s LIVE RESCUE edged up 0.02 to 0.16.  OWN’s READY TO LOVE ticked down to 0.05.  Cinemax’s WARRIOR ticked up to 0.02/93K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday October 30, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.52 5,310
2 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.51 4,988
3 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: MINNESOTA/MARYLAND ESPN 7:25 PM 227 0.48 1,912
4 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.48 4,519
5 GOLD RUSH: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 128 0.41 2,007
6 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.38 3,730
7 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.31 3,015
8 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.31 2,594
9 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:12 PM 48 0.30 898
10 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.30 3,036
11 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.26 3,645
12 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.26 2,464
13 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.26 1,029
14 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.26 809
15 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.25 2,435
16 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.24 2,150
17 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.24 1,556
18 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.23 1,637
19 BIZARRE BUILDS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.23 1,104
20 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.23 2,075
21 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.22 2,049
22 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.22 1,597
23 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.22 1,303
24 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.22 2,402
25 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.21 1,636
26 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.21 2,234
27 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.21 1,666
28 GOLD RUSH: SPECIAL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:08 PM 60 0.21 1,069
29 BIZARRE BUILDS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.21 1,191
30 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.21 2,408
31 COLL FTBL COUNTDOWN L ESPN 7:00 PM 25 0.20 547
32 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.20 2,368
33 MY BIG ITALIAN ADVENTURE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.20 1,286
34 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.20 2,324
35 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.20 1,752
36 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.20 1,573
37 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.20 1,431
38 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.19 1,304
39 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.19 1,296
40 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.19 487
41 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.19 2,273
42 JACK STAUBER?S OPAL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.19 384
43 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.18 1,977
44 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 57 0.18 1,438
45 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.18 621
46 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.17 2,062
47 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.17 2,568
48 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.17 2,096
49 OSBOURNES NIGHT OF TERROR: ZWSH-SP01PH TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.16 761
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.16 1,267
51 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 453
52 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.16 2,372
53 LIVE RESCUE: 58 LIVE RESCUE A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.16 598
54 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.15 1,907
55 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 336
56 SMALLS-O-WEEN ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 15 0.15 286
57 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.15 423
58 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.13 350
59 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.13 320
60 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.13 283
61 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.12 2,313
62 90 DAY OTHER WAY: FL TLC 10:00 PM 30 0.12 702
63 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.12 297
64 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,052
65 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.12 1,430
66 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,420
67 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.11 530
68 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.11 255
69 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN18 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.11 312
70 LIGA MX L: NECAXA / TOLUCA TUDN 9:00 PM 150 0.11 237
71 SANTIAGO OF THE SEAS NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.11 490
72 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 320
73 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.10 1,368
74 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,406
75 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,341
76 DAILY SHOW PRESENTS, THE COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 35 0.10 385
77 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 240
78 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,414
79 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,311
80 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,407
81 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 246
82 90 DAY OTHER WAY: MORE TO: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.09 473
83 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,186
84 PORTALS TO HELL TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 509
85 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 831
86 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: VACATION (2015) PARAMOUNT 7:00 PM 150 0.09 300
87 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.09 265
88 HOW TO WITH JOHN WILSON HBO PRIME 11:00 PM 27 0.08 352
89 NASCAR TRUCKS RACING L: MARTINSVILLE FOX SPORTS 1 7:50 PM 143 0.08 425
90 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: CRAFTY CHRISTMAS ROMANCE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.08 762
91 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 675
92 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 570
93 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.07 353
94 MONSTERQUEST AC HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.07 346
95 MOVIE- ORIGINAL RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 116 0.07 463
96 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.07 160
97 UNDISPUTED L: 1033 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 158
98 LIGA MX L: FC JUAREZ / QUERETARO TUDN 11:30 PM 123 0.07 141
99 COLL FOOTBALL: MTN WEST L: HAWAII/WYOMING FOX SPORTS 1 10:13 PM 184 0.07 259
100 ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON NICK JR 8:30 PM 30 0.06 270
101 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: EAST CAROLINA/TULSA ESPN2 9:00 PM 225 0.06 331
102 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.06 163
103 TOTAL DRAMARAMA THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 15 0.06 228
104 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 3:30 PM 30 0.06 129
105 SHRIEK WEEK: FRIDAY THE 13TH (2009) BBC-AMERICA 9:00 PM 120 0.06 130
106 FIRST TAKE EXTRA ESPN2 3:00 PM 30 0.05 133
107 READY TO LOVE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.05 246
108 PREMIER LEAGUE L: CRYSTAL PALACE/WOLVES NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:54 PM 127 0.05 154
109 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 194
110 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.05 313
111 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 227
112 DIRT EVERY DAY MOTOR TREND 8:00 PM 30 0.05 161
113 HERD L: 1346 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 140
114 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 185
115 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:01 PM 29 0.05 137
116 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.05 297
117 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 345
118 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.04 270
119 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.04 177
120 HALLOWEEN CAKE OFF COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.04 242
121 NFL GAMEDAY VIEW NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.04 133
122 EVERY VOTE COUNTS: A CELE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.04 113
123 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 995 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.04 97
124 ROADKILL GARAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 30 0.04 182
125 NFL LIVE ESPN2 12:45 AM 15 0.04 170
126 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 115
127 HALLOWEEN CAKE OFF COOKING CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.04 193
128 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.03 103
129 ROADKILLS JUNKYARD GOLD MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 30 0.03 130
130 SCOOBY-DOO AND GUESS WHO? BOOMERANG 7:00 PM 30 0.03 104
131 HALLOWEEN CAKE OFF COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.03 162
132 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.03 82
133 HALLOWEEN CAKE OFF COOKING CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.03 133
134 ELEAGUE: SUPER PUNCH EP 21 TBS NETWORK 12:00 AM 120 0.03 96
135 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 96
136 TERROR EN CASA DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 8:00 PM 60 0.03 74
137 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.03 283
138 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.03 100
139 SHOP, THE HBO PRIME 9:00 PM 25 0.03 93
140 HALLOWEEN CAKE OFF COOKING CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.03 130
141 PECADOS MORTALES DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 10:00 PM 60 0.03 91
142 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 273
143 AMER GREED BONUS ED CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.03 192
144 POP GOES THE VET NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.03 258
145 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL    L: PARKVIEW (GA)/GRAYSON (GA) ESPN2 6:00 PM 164 0.03 109
146 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 152
147 NOW OR NEVER ESPN2 1:00 AM 30 0.03 81
148 INCREDIBLE DR POL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.03 278
149 GRAHAM NORTON SHOW BBC-AMERICA 11:00 PM 60 0.03 104
150 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.03 305

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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)’ ratings, please? Thanks!



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