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October 20, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals &; Network Finals: 10.17.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  ABC’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game adjusted to 0.5, and CBS’s game adjusted to 2.5.  In addition, the rerun of THE MASKED SINGER gained 0.1 in final numbers, and the reruns of WEAKEST LINK and ELLEN’S GAME OF GAMES lost the same. 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The MLB PLAYOFFS owned Saturday cable, with TBS’s game at 1.23 and Fox Sports 1’s 1.12.  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL games were at 0.71/0.66/0.61, and its TOP RANK BOXING was at 0.48.  NBC Sports 1’s PREMIER LEAGUE match was at 0.21.  On HGTV, HELP I WRECKED MY HOUSE fell 0.07 to 0.21.  Hallmark’s original movie SWEET AUTUMN was at 0.21.  Nickelodeon’s noon OLLIE’S PACK was at 0.19.  On Food Network, KITCHEN AT FN gained 0.04 to 0.20, PIONEER WOMAN was down 0.03 to 0.14, and DELICIOUS MISS BROWN ticked down to 0.13.  Adult Swim’s line-up included the special HOLY CALAMAVOTE at 0.16 and the ERIC ANDRE SHOW at 0.13, and its regular shows rated as follows:  DRAGON BALL at down 0.05 to 0.13/2521K, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE down 0.03 to 0.14, ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM down 0.02 to 0.15, FIRE FORCE down 0.01 to 0.14/259K, NARUTO up 0.01 to 0.14/275K, and DEMON SLAYER steady at 0.13/253K.  AMC’s HISTORY OF HORROR ticked up to 0.13.  A&E’s LIVE RESCUE dipped 0.02 to 0.09.  OWN’s BLACK LOVE ticked down to 0.04. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday October 17, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 MLB ALCS: ASTROS/RAYS GM7 TBS NETWORK 8:30 PM 210 1.23 4,502
2 MLB NL CHAMPIONS SERIES L: ATLANTA/LA DODGERS 6 FOX SPORTS 1 4:30 PM 209 1.12 4,275
3 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN 3:45 PM 15 0.71 2,809
4 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: AUBURN/SOUTH CAROLINA ESPN 12:01 PM 224 0.66 2,572
5 MLB NLCS POST GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 7:59 PM 25 0.65 2,224
6 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L ESPN 4:00 PM 10 0.61 2,432
7 TOP RANK BOXING        L: VASILIY LOMACHENKO/TEOFIMO LOPEZ ESPN 7:10 PM 348 0.48 1,534
8 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: N/A ESPN 9:00 AM 181 0.37 1,185
9 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 12:58 AM 62 0.35 873
10 MLB ON DECK PREGAME SHOW TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 30 0.34 1,310
11 INSIDE THE MLB TBS NETWORK 12:00 AM 66 0.34 1,080
12 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.24 3,398
13 PREMIER LEAGUE L: SOUTHAMPTON/CHELSEA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:57 AM 127 0.21 554
14 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,916
15 HELP! I WRECKED MY HOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.21 1,383
16 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: SWEET AUTUMN HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 121 0.21 2,217
17 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.20 1,460
18 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.19 2,691
19 OLLIES PACK NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.19 641
20 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.19 3,190
21 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.19 491
22 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.19 2,351
23 SITUATION ROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.19 1,677
24 HIDDEN POTENTIAL REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 60 0.19 1,111
25 HIDDEN POTENTIAL REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 60 0.18 997
26 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.18 2,411
27 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.18 1,338
28 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.18 1,379
29 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 1,359
30 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.17 2,089
31 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.16 1,215
32 SITUATION ROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.16 1,531
33 HOLY CALAMAVOTE ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 50 0.16 299
34 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.15 2,049
35 PREMIER LEAGUE L: LIVERPOOL/EVERTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:25 AM 140 0.15 410
36 POWER RANGERS BM10 NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 30 0.15 494
37 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.15 1,219
38 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.15 1,250
39 ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.15 281
40 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 2,181
41 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.14 1,076
42 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,315
43 JOJOS ADV: GOLDEN WIND ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.14 262
44 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:45 AM 12 0.14 397
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.14 1,190
46 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:00 AM 60 0.13 324
47 SYFY MOVIE: TALES FROM THE HOOD 3 SYFY 9:00 PM 135 0.13 480
48 HISTORY OF HORROR AMC 10:00 PM 60 0.13 407
49 ERIC ANDRE SHOW SN 5 SNK ADULT SWIM 12:50 AM 10 0.13 240
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,088
51 NICK UNFILTERED NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.13 490
52 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,747
53 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,630
54 DELICIOUS MISS BROWN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.13 940
55 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:04 PM 28 0.12 363
56 2020 COUNTDWN XMAS PRV SP HALLMARK CHANNEL 11:01 PM 60 0.12 1,038
57 NHRA QUALIFYING D FOX SPORTS 1 8:24 PM 60 0.12 432
58 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,543
59 MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA: CHANGING THE GAME HISTORY 8:00 PM 122 0.11 599
60 MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 10:04 PM 117 0.11 650
61 MLB NLCS ON FOXD: GM6: BRAVES VS DODGERS FOX DEPORTES 4:30 PM 210 0.11 263
62 CURSED FILMS AMC 11:00 PM 40 0.11 325
63 MLB NLCS PRE GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 3:30 PM 60 0.11 452
64 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,072
65 NFL MATCH-UP ESPN 4:00 AM 30 0.10 246
66 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 834
67 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,393
68 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.10 729
69 MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA: CHANGING THE GAME HISTORY 12:03 AM 121 0.10 498
70 LIGA MX SAT: CRUZ AZUL / TIGRES TUDN 9:30 PM 150 0.10 253
71 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,620
72 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.09 1,249
73 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:02 AM 58 0.09 357
74 LIVE RESCUE: 56 LIVE RESCUE A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 120 0.09 517
75 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 61 0.09 856
76 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 864
77 SANTIAGO OF THE SEAS NICK JR 10:00 AM 30 0.09 356
78 TOY STORY OF TERROR DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 PM 30 0.09 313
79 GHOST NATION TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 453
80 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 1,280
81 MEGA ZOO ANIMAL PLANET 10:01 PM 60 0.08 544
82 HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 30 0.08 377
83 BIOGRAPHY: JEFF DUNHAM: TALKING HEADS A&E NETWORK 2:00 PM 120 0.08 355
84 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN2 7:10 PM 50 0.08 252
85 NASCAR XFINITY RACE L: KANSAS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:08 PM 172 0.08 697
86 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: WRONG CHEERLEADER COACH LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.08 470
87 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 632
88 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.07 574
89 GROUP CHAT NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.07 293
90 PAW PATROL NICK JR 9:30 AM 30 0.07 318
91 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.07 586
92 DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE SHORT DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.07 254
93 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.07 596
94 SAY HER NAME: THE UNTOLD BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 6:00 PM 60 0.07 291
95 MSNBC LIVE W/VOSSOUGHIAN: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.07 982
96 AMPHIBIA DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 PM 30 0.07 280
97 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.07 1,015
98 PGA TOUR: 2020 CJ CUP GOLF CHANNEL 5:00 PM 197 0.07 513
99 MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 2:06 AM 112 0.07 329
100 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 12:00 AM 60 0.06 180
101 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.06 998
102 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: 398 (CMTMA) CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.06 179
103 WEEK W/ JOSHUA JOHNSON: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.06 910
104 LICENSE TO KILL OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.06 300
105 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ: N/A MSNBC 6:00 PM 120 0.06 961
106 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 60 0.06 210
107 BIOGRAPHY: CHRIS FARLEY: ANYTHING FOR LAUGH A&E NETWORK 12:00 PM 120 0.06 240
108 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 1,250
109 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:00 PM 60 0.05 152
110 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.05 1,064
111 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.05 168
112 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 8:00 PM 19 0.05 150
113 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 62 0.05 260
114 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 180 0.05 988
115 OFF THE ROAD CMT 12:00 PM 30 0.05 157
116 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.05 165
117 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: NAVY/EAST CAROLINA ESPN2 12:00 PM 200 0.05 261
118 BLAZE NICK JR 8:30 AM 30 0.05 199
119 DRUGS, INC.: THE FIX NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.05 234
120 MAGICAL GIRL FRIEND SQUAD SYFY 12:15 AM 13 0.05 136
121 LIGA PREMIER: MANCHESTER CITY VS ARSENAL UNIVERSO 12:22 PM 130 0.05 97
122 SECRET LIFE OF THE ZOO ANIMAL PLANET 11:01 PM 59 0.05 338
123 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: UMASS/GEORGIA SOUTHERN ESPN2 4:03 PM 187 0.05 130
124 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 217
125 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 232
126 THIS OLD HOUSE DIY NETWORK 9:30 AM 30 0.04 211
127 DAVID BYRNE AMERICAN UTOP HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 105 0.04 248
128 NASCAR XFINITY START L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:45 PM 23 0.04 410
129 BLACK LOVE COVID SPECIAL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.04 188
130 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN2 1:00 AM 60 0.04 180
131 GENTLEMEN, THE SHOWTIME PRIME 9:01 PM 113 0.04 171
132 BLACK LOVE COVID SPECIAL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.04 147
133 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 221
134 STACEY DAVIDS GEARZ MOTOR TREND 6:30 AM 30 0.04 126
135 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 8:17 PM 30 0.04 186
136 THIS OLD HOUSE DIY NETWORK 9:00 AM 30 0.04 184
137 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN2 3:20 PM 43 0.04 140
138 MSNBC LIVE W/GIBSN&REISER: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 120 0.03 504
139 BLUES CLUES & YOU NICK JR 8:00 AM 30 0.03 179
140 MLB LCS ON FOXD – PRE FOX DEPORTES 4:04 PM 26 0.03 68
141 WILD LIFE SYFY 12:28 AM 12 0.03 98
142 FUTBOL CENTRAL PT SAT TUDN 9:00 PM 30 0.03 81
143 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:00 AM 60 0.03 155
144 ONE OFF SPECIALS: STORY OF ROYALS (PT 1) REELZCHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.03 201
145 NASCAR XF COUNTDOWN GREEN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:30 PM 15 0.03 233
146 MLS EN 60 TUDN 1:00 AM 60 0.03 81
147 IMSA WEATHERTECH SC CHAMP NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.03 183
148 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.03 104
149 DATELINE MSNBC 2:00 AM 60 0.03 255
150 LIGA PREMIER EXTRA UNIVERSO 12:03 PM 19 0.03 70

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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. Martin

    Do you have Oddbods at 1 & 1:30 PM on Disney XD? thanks.



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