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October 8, 2018

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.5.2018

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary Friday ratings.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The MLB PLAYOFFS topped Friday cable, with the day’s 4 games all in the Top 6 at 1.41/0.46 (TBS) and 0.66/0.42 (Fox Sports 1).  A&E’s LIVE PD ticked down to 0.60, with the preceding clip show down 0.03 to 0.27.  On a big day for Republicans, Fox News’s HANNITY led cable news at 0.38/0.63/4M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW way behind at 0.24/0.36/2.4M, and CNN NEWSROOM at 0.23/0.32/1.4M.  On HBO, REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER fell a tenth to 0.31, and ANIMALS ticked down to 0.04/201K.  HGTV’s MY LOTTERY DREAM HOUSE ticked up to 0.31, HOUSE HUNTERS rose 0.03 to 0.26, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL ticked up to 0.23.  ESPN’s NBA PRESEASON game was at 0.30, after a COLLEGE FOOTBALL game at 0.25.  ID’s DEADLY WOMEN gained 0.04 to 0.26, and IN PLAIN SIGHT was at 0.26/0.22 compared to last week’s 0.21/0.18.  MTV’s RIDICULOUSNESS was at 0.24/0.19.  On Discovery, TREASURE QUEST lost 0.03 to 0.22, with a GOLD RUSH special lead-out at 0.20, and the BATTLEBOTS lead-in up 0.02 to 0.19.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES was at 0.19.  On Syfy, the season premiere of Z NATION was up a tick from 2017 to 0.18, and the season premiere of VAN HELSING was down 0.04 from last year (on a Thursday) to 0.11.  We’s MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP dropped 0.02 to 0.15. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday October 5, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 MLB DIVISION SERIES: YANKEES VS RED SOX TBS NETWORK 7:24 PM 234 1.41 5,571
2 INSIDE THE MLB TBS NETWORK 11:18 PM 19 0.74 2,182
3 MLB NL DIVISION SERIES L: ATLANTA BRAVES/LOS ANGELES DODGERS 2 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 PM 165 0.66 2,031
4 LIVE PD: 148 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.60 1,874
5 MLB DIVISION SERIES: INDIANS VS ASTROS TBS NETWORK 1:56 PM 230 0.46 1,909
6 MLB NL DIVISION SERIES L: COLORADO ROCKIES/MILWAUKEE BREWERS 2 FOX SPORTS 1 4:02 PM 239 0.42 1,765
7 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.38 3,986
8 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.33 3,570
9 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 57 0.31 1,733
10 MLB NLDS POST GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 8:01 PM 15 0.31 1,138
11 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.31 3,363
12 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.31 1,611
13 INSIDE THE MLB TBS NETWORK 5:46 PM 15 0.31 1,119
14 NBA PRE-SEASON    L: SACRAMENTO/GOLDEN STATE ESPN 10:32 PM 143 0.30 836
15 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.29 3,129
16 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.27 3,270
17 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.27 3,313
18 LIVE PD AC A&E NETWORK 8:06 PM 52 0.27 947
19 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 10:16 PM 16 0.26 729
20 DEADLY WOMEN INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.26 978
21 IN PLAIN SIGHT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 11:00 PM 30 0.26 894
22 MLB ON DECK PREGAME SHOW TBS NETWORK 7:00 PM 24 0.26 857
23 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.26 1,305
24 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.26 2,882
25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: GEORGIA TECH/LOUISVILLE ESPN 6:58 PM 198 0.25 996
26 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.25 2,515
27 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.25 2,640
28 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.25 2,367
29 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.24 2,875
30 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.24 2,798
31 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.24 2,420
32 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN11 MTV 8:30 PM 30 0.24 553
33 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.23 1,253
34 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.23 1,365
35 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.23 2,149
36 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.22 2,330
37 TREASURE QUEST: SNAKE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 61 0.22 915
38 IN PLAIN SIGHT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 11:30 PM 30 0.22 872
39 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 12:55 AM 65 0.21 498
40 MLB NLDS POST GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 12:15 AM 60 0.21 611
41 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.21 2,138
42 GOLD RUSH: SPECIAL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 60 0.20 673
43 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.20 1,111
44 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.19 2,116
45 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.19 699
46 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN11 MTV 8:00 PM 30 0.19 446
47 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 58 0.19 473
48 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.19 831
49 DOUBLE DARE NEW NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.19 782
50 BATTLEBOTS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.19 809
51 Z NATION SYFY 9:00 PM 61 0.18 542
52 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.18 1,809
53 PEPPA PIG NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.18 692
54 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.17 938
55 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.17 1,545
56 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.17 555
57 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.17 985
58 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.16 820
59 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.16 1,344
60 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.16 341
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.16 1,152
62 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.16 832
63 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.16 629
64 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.16 372
65 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.16 363
66 RAVENS HOME DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.16 740
67 PJ MASKS DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 25 0.16 621
68 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: UTAH STATE/BYU ESPN2 9:00 PM 211 0.15 617
69 MLB ON DECK PREGAME SHOW TBS NETWORK 1:30 PM 26 0.15 389
70 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 337
71 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.15 689
72 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.15 1,619
73 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.15 1,362
74 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.15 941
75 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.15 844
76 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 65 0.15 410
77 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.15 1,028
78 MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 25 0.14 523
79 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.14 315
80 DISNEY CHANNEL CAST PARTY DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 PM 30 0.14 593
81 MUPPET BABIES DISNEY CHANNEL 10:30 AM 25 0.14 585
82 HAUNTED LIVE TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.14 453
83 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.14 776
84 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 834
85 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,042
86 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.13 1,349
87 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.13 1,224
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.13 884
89 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,086
90 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.12 1,233
91 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.12 308
92 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.12 1,194
93 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 671
94 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.12 319
95 MLB NLDS PRE GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 9:00 PM 30 0.12 414
96 FANCY NANCY DISNEY CHANNEL 11:00 AM 25 0.12 556
97 LOCK IT IN L FOX SPORTS 1 8:16 PM 44 0.12 356
98 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.11 1,183
99 FIFTY SHADES DARKER HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 117 0.11 310
100 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,254
101 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.11 228
102 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.11 335
103 VAN HELSING SYFY 10:01 PM 62 0.11 390
104 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:31 AM 19 0.10 358
105 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,108
106 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,068
107 BIZAARDVARK DISNEY CHANNEL 7:30 PM 30 0.10 525
108 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,076
109 LIGA MX L: VERACRUZ / NECAXA UNIVISION DEPORTES 10:00 PM 127 0.10 213
110 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.10 258
111 KINDRED SPIRITS TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.10 362
112 PAYNES OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.09 445
113 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 224
114 CC STAND-UP PRESENTS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:30 PM 30 0.09 221
115 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 547
116 LIGA MX L: SANTOS / ATLAS UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:30 PM 150 0.08 171
117 CC STAND-UP PRESENTS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 30 0.08 210
118 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: ART OF MURDER, THE (2018) LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.08 329
119 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.08 201
120 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 459
121 HALLOWEEN WARS COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.07 317
122 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.07 117
123 HALLOWEEN WARS COOKING CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.07 258
124 BLAZE NICK JR 5:00 PM 30 0.07 293
125 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL R NFL NETWORK 6:00 AM 60 0.06 172
126 UNDISPUTED L: 515 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 147
127 BASEBALL TONIGHT  L ESPN2 12:50 AM 64 0.06 166
128 NFL LIVE ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.06 132
129 FOOTBALL LIFE NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.06 215
130 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.06 124
131 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.06 127
132 CRAZY CAKES COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.06 176
133 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.05 131
134 GRAHAM NORTON SHOW BBC-AMERICA 11:00 PM 60 0.05 195
135 NHRA FRIDAY NITRO LIVE D FOX SPORTS 1 1:30 AM 60 0.05 161
136 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.05 150
137 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.05 215
138 HOW ITS MADE COMP SCIENCE 9:00 PM 30 0.05 218
139 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 217
140 HOW ITS MADE COMP SCIENCE 9:30 PM 30 0.05 222
141 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.05 117
142 RUSTY RIVETS NICK JR 4:30 PM 30 0.05 210
143 NFL GAMEDAY PICKEM NFL NETWORK 6:30 PM 30 0.05 148
144 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.05 102
145 TOP 10 NFL NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.05 148
146 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.05 109
147 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.04 306
148 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 260
149 GEOSTORM MAXPRIME 10:05 AM 109 0.04 71
150 VICE HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 30 0.04 184

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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.




16 Comments


  1. Philip

    Mitch, do you have Professional Fighter’s League 10:00 on NBC Sports Network?


  2. Amaury

    Bizaardvark, Raven’s Home, Double Dare, Disney Channel Cast Party. All terrible.


  3. Teddy Fornicola

    What did the taped show on Univision Deportes Network at 12 am ET do?


  4. Ted Fornicola

    What did the 12 am ET show on Univision Deportes Network do?


  5. Ted

    Mitch

    What did the 12 am ET show on Univision Deportes Network do?


  6. J. O’Malley

    Animals on HBO, pls?


  7. Ted Fornicola

    Mitch

    How did the 12:00 am show on Univision Deportes Network do?


  8. Owen

    Tracey Ullman Show on HBO?


  9. Kevin Y

    Absolutely absurd for ABC to call that lineup TGIF. I like Fresh Off the Boat but that’s a terrible timeslot and with Blindspot and Dynasty returning next week I’m gonna have to watch it on Hulu.



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