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October 6, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.5.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The special MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 4.0, followed by an episode of BIG BROTHER at 0.9.  In addition, in final numbers the BIDEN TOWN HALL gained 0.02 to 0.07, and EMERGENCY CALL and PENN & TELLER: FOOL US both lost 0.1.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  AMC’s SOULMATES debuted at 0.06.

ESPN’s MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL game had to compete with CBS (and a higher-profile game as well), and the cabler fell 1.68 from last week to 2.92.  TBS’s MLB PLAYOFFS games were at 0.60/0.34.  On TLC, 90 DAY FIANCE was at 0.57/0.35 compared to last week’s 0.23/0.21, and a FAMILY CHANTEL special was at 0.19.  USA’s WWE telecast was ta 0.56/0.52/0.49 compared to last week’s 0.58/0.54/0.52.  Bravo’s BELOW DECK dropped 0.05 to 0.48.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.48/0.76/4.9M, with CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.41/0.55/2.5M, and MSNBC’s simulcast of the broadcast BIDEN TOWN HALL at 0.22/0.36/2.7M (which was also on CNBC at 0.02/0.03/171K).  On Food Network, HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP ticked down to 0.27, and THE BIG BAKE was up 0.04 to 0.19.  History’s PAWN STARS was at 0.18.  ID’s OJ & NICOLE was at 0.16 and THE MISSING was at 0.14/0.13.  On Discovery, STREET OUTLAWS was at 0.14, and BAD CHAD CUSTOMS was steady at 0.11.  E!’s BOTCHED fell 0.04 to 0.07.  On HBO, THE THIRD DAY dropped 0.03 to 0.01/106K, and WE ARE WHO WE ARE held at 0.01/60K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Monday October 5, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFL REGULAR SEASON      L: ATLANTA/GREEN BAY ESPN 8:59 PM 182 2.92 8,652
2 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:01 AM 59 0.89 2,328
3 MONDAY NIGHT KICKOFF    L ESPN 8:45 PM 14 0.82 2,730
4 MLB DIVISION SERIES: YANKEES/RAYS GM1 TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 236 0.60 2,330
5 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: TELL A TLC 8:00 PM 64 0.57 2,256
6 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.56 1,791
7 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.52 1,666
8 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.49 1,601
9 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 9:00 PM 61 0.48 1,489
10 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.48 4,920
11 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.41 2,531
12 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.40 2,840
13 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.39 2,361
14 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.37 2,550
15 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.36 2,290
16 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.36 2,395
17 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.36 2,283
18 90 DAY HEA: STRIKES BACK TLC 9:04 PM 60 0.35 1,695
19 MONDAY NIGHT COUNTDOWN  L ESPN 6:00 PM 105 0.35 1,103
20 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.35 3,556
21 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.34 4,271
22 MLB DIVISION SERIES: ASTROS/ATHLETICS GM1 TBS NETWORK 4:00 PM 225 0.34 1,422
23 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.33 2,280
24 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.33 3,582
25 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.32 3,965
26 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.31 2,185
27 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.29 3,903
28 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.29 3,596
29 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.29 1,931
30 HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMP FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.27 1,203
31 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.27 1,723
32 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.25 1,576
33 MLB GAME BREAK TBS NETWORK 7:45 PM 15 0.25 1,063
34 SPORTSCENTER 12AM ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.25 561
35 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.23 2,160
36 2020 BIDEN TOWNHALL SIMUL MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.22 2,672
37 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.21 2,278
38 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:01 PM 29 0.21 730
39 LOVE IT OR LIST IT REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.20 973
40 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.20 712
41 LOVE IT OR LIST IT REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.20 1,032
42 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:04 PM 56 0.19 2,350
43 FAMILY CHANTEL: CLIP SHOW TLC 10:04 PM 60 0.19 874
44 BIG BAKE FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.19 781
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.19 1,423
46 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.18 2,187
47 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.18 2,094
48 PAWN STARS HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.18 703
49 MSNBC BREAKING NEWS MSNBC 6:00 PM 4 0.18 2,240
50 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.18 1,812
51 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.18 2,256
52 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.17 2,309
53 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.17 2,331
54 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.17 2,037
55 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,363
56 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.17 430
57 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 1,282
58 OJ & NICOLE: TRAGEDY: N/A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 120 0.16 638
59 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.16 610
60 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.16 2,927
61 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.15 1,661
62 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.15 2,074
63 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,607
64 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.15 414
65 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.14 474
66 SO: NO PREP KINGS: GRUDGE: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.14 484
67 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 2,183
68 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.14 1,702
69 MISSING, THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:30 PM 30 0.14 533
70 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,960
71 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 2,097
72 MISSING, THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 30 0.13 565
73 PJ MASKS DISNEY JUNIOR 5:30 PM 25 0.13 457
74 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,617
75 PAWN STARS: BEST OF HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.13 710
76 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.13 1,734
77 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.12 408
78 DARCEY & STACEY: INSIDE TLC 11:04 PM 56 0.12 510
79 INSIDE THE MLB TBS NETWORK 11:56 PM 66 0.12 406
80 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,036
81 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,515
82 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.12 324
83 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 309
84 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,598
85 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 373
86 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 313
87 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 281
88 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN18 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.11 304
89 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,362
90 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 7:59 PM 61 0.11 440
91 BAD CHAD CUSTOMS: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 120 0.11 406
92 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 811
93 NFL REWIND   L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 330
94 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.10 367
95 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 13 0.10 348
96 AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:15 PM 15 0.10 320
97 VAMPIRINA DISNEY JUNIOR 11:00 AM 25 0.09 342
98 MYST MUSEUM REPACK: STDA-1R1R03H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.09 442
99 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 15 0.09 263
100 UNDISPUTED L: 1014 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 220
101 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 663
102 MLB ON DECK PREGAME SHOW TBS NETWORK 3:30 PM 30 0.08 289
103 DOOMSDAY CAUGHT ON CAMERA TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 402
104 DR. 90210 (2020) E! 10:00 PM 60 0.08 335
105 HERD L: 1327 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.07 184
106 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:30 AM 30 0.07 197
107 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.07 664
108 BRAVOS CHAT ROOM BRAVO 10:30 PM 30 0.07 256
109 BOTCHED-SP E! 9:00 PM 60 0.07 361
110 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 1,302
111 PAWN STARS HISTORY 1:06 AM 60 0.07 346
112 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:00 AM 30 0.07 196
113 CORN AND PEG NICK JR 5:00 PM 30 0.07 225
114 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.06 667
115 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 60 0.06 258
116 SOULMATES AMC 10:00 PM 63 0.06 245
117 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 242
118 FATAL ATTRACTION TV ONE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 146
119 VICTOR & VALENTINO THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 PM 15 0.05 180
120 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 58 0.05 471
121 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.05 145
122 VICTOR & VALENTINO THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:45 PM 15 0.05 177
123 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 225
124 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S2 UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 30 0.05 101
125 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S2 UNIVERSO 9:30 PM 30 0.05 81
126 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.05 181
127 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 9:00 PM 60 0.04 205
128 SCIENCE OF STUPID NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:30 PM 30 0.04 308
129 SCIENCE OF STUPID NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 30 0.04 224
130 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 321
131 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.04 101
132 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 12:00 AM 60 0.04 241
133 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 10:00 PM 60 0.04 222
134 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 303
135 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 6:00 PM 60 0.04 149
136 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 11:00 PM 60 0.04 232
137 DUCKTALES (2017) DISNEY XD 7:00 PM 30 0.04 161
138 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 976 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.04 85
139 RESTORING GALVESTON DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.04 306
140 NFL TOTAL ACCESS: N/A NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 180 0.04 125
141 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 7:00 PM 60 0.03 166
142 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:00 PM 30 0.03 136
143 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.03 92
144 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.03 266
145 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 297
146 BRAIN GAMES COMPILATIONS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.03 175
147 SOCIO S3, EL UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 60 0.03 75
148 SCOOBY-DOO AND GUESS WHO? BOOMERANG 7:00 PM 30 0.03 86
149 SCOOBY-DOO AND GUESS WHO? BOOMERANG 7:30 PM 30 0.03 87
150 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 2:30 PM 30 0.03 91

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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.




4 Comments


  1. Tom

    Biden Town Hall:

    6.694M on NBC
    2.672M on msnbc

    Do you have the numbers for the town hall on CNBC as well?


  2. Martin

    Do you have Big Hero 6: The Series at 7:30 PM and Player Select at 8 PM on Disney XD? Thanks.


  3. Shan

    The Third Day numbers on HBO, please.



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