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October 27, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.24.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  Game 4 of the WORLD SERIES adjusted to 2.3, and ABC’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game adjusted to 1.4.  In addition, 48 HOURS gained 0.1 in final numbers, while the full NBC primetime line-up lost 0.1.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  COLLEGE FOOTBALL led Saturday cable, with ESPN’s games at 0.63/0.29/0.27/0.24/0.21, and Fox Sports 1’s games at 0.51/0.17.  Hallmark launched the original holiday movie season with JINGLE BELL BRIDE at 0.28.  On Food Network, KITCHEN AT FN rose 0.04 to 0.24, DELICIOUS MISS BROWN climbed 0.05 to 0.18, and PIONEER WOMAN was up 0.03 to 0.17.  Adult Swim’s line-up rated as follows:  DRAGON BALL up 0.07 to 0.20/433K, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE up 0.04 to 0.18, ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM up 0.03 to 0.18, BLACK CLOVER at 0.17/326K, FIRE FORCE steady at 0.14/277K, NARUTO down 0.01 to 0.13/247K,  DEMON SLAYER up 0.01 to 0.14/264K, and GEMUSETTO MACCH PICHU at 0.12/214K. AMC’s HISTORY OF HORROR gained 0.03 to 0.16.  BET’s HBCU HOMECOMING was at 0.07.  OWN’s BLACK LOVE ticked down to 0.03. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday October 24, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: SOUTH CAROLINA/LSU ESPN 7:00 PM 207 0.63 2,430
2 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 10 L: PENN ST/INDIANA FOX SPORTS 1 3:35 PM 249 0.51 2,072
3 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: N/A ESPN 9:00 AM 181 0.43 1,277
4 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: BAYLOR/TEXAS ESPN 3:34 PM 202 0.29 1,145
5 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: JINGLE BELL BRIDE HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.28 2,654
6 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: NC STATE/NORTH CAROLINA ESPN 12:01 PM 213 0.27 1,000
7 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.27 3,975
8 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.27 3,070
9 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: TEXAS STATE/BYU ESPN 10:27 PM 192 0.24 716
10 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.24 3,480
11 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.24 1,233
12 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.23 2,320
13 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.21 1,607
14 SITUATION ROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.21 1,498
15 SITUATION ROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.21 1,639
16 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: WEST VIRGINIA/TEXAS TECH ESPN2 5:34 PM 201 0.21 685
17 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.21 1,415
18 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.19 2,400
19 CNN SPECIAL REPORT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.19 1,496
20 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.19 1,735
21 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.19 2,161
22 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.19 1,523
23 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.19 1,837
24 SITUATION ROOM CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.18 1,449
25 DELICIOUS MISS BROWN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.18 973
26 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.18 2,098
27 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.18 1,465
28 STAY OR SELL REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.18 1,079
29 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:39 AM 21 0.18 480
30 ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.18 363
31 JOJOS ADV: GOLDEN WIND ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.18 400
32 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,114
33 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.17 1,077
34 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 1,187
35 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.17 1,703
36 COLL FOOTBALL: MTN WEST L: UTAH ST/BOISE ST FOX SPORTS 1 7:44 PM 165 0.17 549
37 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,123
38 HISTORY OF HORROR AMC 10:00 PM 60 0.16 453
39 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.15 2,070
40 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,114
41 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,095
42 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,604
43 NICK UNFILTERED NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.14 488
44 UFC PPV PRELIMS  L: UFC 254: KHABIB/GAETHJE ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.14 343
45 MLB WORLD SERIES ON FOXD: GM4: DODGERS VS RAYS FOX DEPORTES 8:02 PM 265 0.14 386
46 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: CINCINNATI/SMU ESPN2 9:05 PM 209 0.14 485
47 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN2 1:00 AM 30 0.13 347
48 LIGA MX SAT 2: AMERICA VS. ATLAS TUDN 10:03 PM 124 0.13 303
49 SATURDAY MOVIE: GHOSTBUSTERS (2016) FREEFORM 11:00 PM 180 0.13 376
50 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:34 AM 26 0.13 352
51 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,263
52 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,144
53 PREMIER LEAGUE L: CRYSTAL PALACE/FULHAM NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:53 AM 127 0.12 325
54 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN2 8:55 PM 10 0.12 467
55 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,632
56 MSNBC LIVE W/VOSSOUGHIAN MSNBC 4:11 PM 49 0.12 1,288
57 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.12 1,315
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,014
59 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 838
60 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,042
61 MAGICAL GIRL FRIEND SQUAD SYFY 12:00 AM 15 0.12 344
62 GROUP CHAT NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.11 375
63 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.11 371
64 POWER RANGERS BM10 NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 30 0.11 341
65 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.11 307
66 CURSED FILMS AMC 11:00 PM 40 0.11 338
67 MSNBC PRES CAMPAIGN TRAIL MSNBC 3:25 PM 46 0.11 1,278
68 BARRETT JACKSON LIVE: SUPER SATURDAY P3 HISTORY 6:00 PM 120 0.10 761
69 LIGA MX SAT: TIGRES UANL VS. FC JU?REZ TUDN 8:03 PM 120 0.09 218
70 GHOST NATION TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 515
71 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 739
72 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:00 AM 60 0.09 249
73 MSNBC LIVE W/VOSSOUGHIAN MSNBC 3:00 PM 25 0.09 1,007
74 NASCAR XFINITY RACE L: TEXAS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 4:56 PM 156 0.09 820
75 TOY STORY OF TERROR DISNEY JUNIOR 5:30 PM 30 0.09 380
76 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.09 635
77 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: CHRISTMAS TREE LANE HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 10:00 PM 121 0.09 1,020
78 SANTIAGO OF THE SEAS NICK JR 10:00 AM 30 0.09 352
79 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: TULANE/UCF ESPN2 2:00 PM 214 0.09 296
80 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ: N/A MSNBC 6:00 PM 120 0.09 909
81 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 180 0.08 1,154
82 NFL MATCH-UP ESPN 4:00 AM 30 0.08 239
83 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 1,200
84 BARRETT JACKSON LIVE: SUPER SATURDAY P4 HISTORY 8:00 PM 120 0.08 708
85 DRUGS, INC.: THE FIX NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.08 303
86 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING L ESPN2 8:54 AM 108 0.08 319
87 COLL FOOTBALL: MTN WEST L: AIR FORCE/SAN JOSE ST FOX SPORTS 1 10:35 PM 198 0.08 222
88 PAW PATROL NICK JR 9:30 AM 30 0.08 316
89 WILD LIFE SYFY 12:15 AM 12 0.08 199
90 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN2 1:30 AM 60 0.08 186
91 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.08 550
92 BARRETT JACKSON LIVE: SUPER SATURDAY P2 HISTORY 4:00 PM 120 0.08 624
93 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: POM POM MURDERS, THE LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.08 309
94 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.07 584
95 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.07 572
96 DESTINATION FEAR TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 426
97 HBCU HOMECOMING: MEET ME: HBCU HOMECOMING: MEET ME PREM BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 120 0.07 191
98 PGA TOUR: 2020 ZOZO CHP GOLF CHANNEL 5:00 PM 195 0.07 666
99 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.07 1,289
100 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.07 1,027
101 NASCAR XFINITY START L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 4:32 PM 24 0.06 621
102 MOVIE- ORIGINAL PREM: CHRISTMAS UNWRAPPED LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 124 0.06 702
103 NASCAR XFINITY POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:32 PM 28 0.06 442
104 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 12 L: KANSAS/KANSAS ST FOX SPORTS 1 11:57 AM 218 0.06 289
105 LIGA MX L: QUERETARO / NECAXA TUDN 5:55 PM 128 0.06 124
106 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 12:27 AM 33 0.06 130
107 BARRETT JACKSON LIVE HISTORY 3:00 PM 60 0.06 492
108 MSNBC LIVE W/GIBSN&REISER: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 120 0.05 526
109 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.05 801
110 EMMA.: EMMA. HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 124 0.05 285
111 WEEK W/ JOSHUA JOHNSON: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.05 871
112 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE L ESPN 6:00 AM 65 0.05 146
113 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:05 AM 55 0.05 167
114 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 192
115 HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 30 0.05 236
116 BIOGRAPHY: NINE LIVES OF OZZY OSBOURNE, THE A&E NETWORK 2:00 PM 120 0.04 284
117 FIFTH GEAR MOTOR TREND 8:00 PM 60 0.04 178
118 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 12:07 AM 53 0.04 102
119 BIOGRAPHY: I WANT MY MTV A&E NETWORK 12:00 PM 120 0.04 176
120 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2020 WK 2 NO VS. LV NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 180 0.04 136
121 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 189
122 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 8:15 PM 30 0.04 201
123 ALL GIRLS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 11:30 AM 30 0.04 173
124 COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEAT: NC STATE/NORTH CAROLINA ESPN2 2:30 AM 120 0.04 90
125 MEGA ZOO ANIMAL PLANET 10:00 PM 60 0.04 448
126 HBCU HOMECOMING: MEET ME: HBCU HOMECOMING: MEET ME ENC1 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 120 0.03 117
127 SHO BOX SPECIAL EDITION SHOWTIME PRIME 11:17 PM 50 0.03 167
128 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: WEEKEND NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 180 0.03 102
129 DATELINE MSNBC 4:00 AM 60 0.03 250
130 LOKAR CAR SHOW MOTOR TREND 9:00 AM 30 0.03 159
131 SECRET LIFE OF THE ZOO ANIMAL PLANET 11:00 PM 60 0.03 314
132 DATELINE MSNBC 5:00 AM 60 0.03 246
133 FIGURE SKATING: SKATE AMERICA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.03 184
134 MLB WS ON FOXD – PRE FOX DEPORTES 7:36 PM 26 0.03 112
135 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:30 AM 23 0.03 69
136 BIG NOON KICKOFF L FOX SPORTS 1 11:00 AM 57 0.03 77
137 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L CL: EL CLASICO: BARCELONA/REAL MADRID 10-20 BEIN SPORT 9:46 AM 136 0.03 100
138 PEPPA PIG NICK JR 7:30 AM 30 0.03 97
139 SHO BOX SPECIAL EDITION SHOWTIME PRIME 10:56 PM 21 0.03 156
140 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.03 138
141 SCARED SHREKLESS DISNEY XD 7:00 PM 30 0.03 145
142 MONSTERS VS ALIEN: MUTANT DISNEY XD 7:30 PM 30 0.03 131
143 IFC MOVIE: MONSTER SQUAD, THE IFC TV 11:45 AM 120 0.03 79
144 DATELINE MSNBC 2:00 AM 60 0.03 250
145 BLACK LOVE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.03 176
146 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.03 169
147 DATELINE MSNBC 3:00 AM 60 0.03 231
148 FOURWHEELER MOTOR TREND 12:00 PM 30 0.03 175
149 SECRETS ZOO: NC FL NAT GEO WILD 11:03 PM 12 0.02 137
150 SECRETS OF THE ZOO COMPS NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.02 242

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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. mark

    Fox’s 8-10 pm shows beat college football in totaled viewers. 🙂


  2. rocha

    you could always post the ratings for the morning shows and the 6:30 pm newscast



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