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October 8, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.5.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  FOX’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game adjusted to 0.5.  In addition, 48 HOURS gained 0.1 in final numbers, and DATELINE lost the same.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Sports ruled Saturday cable, with ESPN’s primetime COLLEGE FOOTBALL game on top at 1.12, and its other games at 0.60/0.39 (with COLLEGE GAMEDAY at 0.53), another game on ESPN2 at 0.29, plus MLB PLAYOFFS games at 0.67/0.51 on Fox Sports 1, and an NBA PRESEASON game on TNT at 0.44.  A&E’s LIVE PD slipped 0.02 to 0.50.  Adult Swim’s returned with a full line-up, and compared to 2 weeks ago performed as follows:   DRAGON BALL up 0.12 to 0.47, DR STONE at 0.30/0.29 compared to 0.17, FIRE FORCE up 0.09 to 0.24, FOOD WARS up 0.06 to 0.21, BLACK CLOVER up 0.04 to 0.18/334K, BORUTO up 0.04 to 0.17, NARUTO up 0.05 to 0.16/308K, MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM up 0.01 to 014, LUPIN THE 3RD up 0.02 to 0.12, and MY HERO ACADEMIA steady at 0.12/269K.  TUDN’s LIGA match was at 0.22, as were ESPN2’s UFC PRELIMS, and NBC Sports Net’s PREMIER LEAGUE match.  Hallmark’s original movie OVER THE MOON IN LOVE and Lifetime’s original movie ABDUCTED were both at 0.20.  On Food Network, KITCHEN AT FN dropped 0.05 to 0.19, PIONEER WOMAN fell 0.08 to 0.14, GUY’S RANCH KITCHEN plunged 0.11 to 0.13, and TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN was down 0.08 to 0.12.  ID’s FEAR THY NEIGHBOR gained 0.03 to 0.17, and THE CASE THAT HAUNTS ME ticked down to 0.13.  HGTV’s HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION was at 0.13.  On OWN, LOVE & MARRIAGE rose 0.04 to 0.12, and READY TO LOVE was at 0.07. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 100 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday October 5, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: GEORGIA/TENNESSEE ESPN 7:23 PM 196 1.12 3,901
2 MLB AL DIVISION SERIES L: TAMPA BAY/HOUSTON 2 FOX SPORTS 1 9:00 PM 236 0.67 2,530
3 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: WASHINGTON/STANFORD ESPN 10:39 PM 190 0.60 1,879
4 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: N/A ESPN 9:00 AM 180 0.53 1,683
5 MLB AL DIVISION SERIES L: MINNESOTA/NEW YORK YANKEES 2 FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 224 0.51 2,320
6 LIVE PD: 239 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.50 1,754
7 DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 30 0.47 911
8 MLB ALDS POST L FOX SPORTS 1 8:44 PM 16 0.46 1,795
9 NBA PRESEASON EXHIBITION: LAKERS-WARRIORS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 158 0.44 1,171
10 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: PURDUE/PENN STATE ESPN 12:00 PM 202 0.39 1,496
11 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 1:49 AM 71 0.32 897
12 DR. STONE ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 30 0.30 561
13 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L ESPN2 7:04 PM 19 0.29 1,090
14 DR. STONE ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.29 509
15 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L ESPN 3:30 PM 23 0.25 893
16 FIRE FORCE ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.24 447
17 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.23 656
18 LIGA MX SAT 2: CRUZ AZUL / AMERICA TUDN 8:00 PM 120 0.22 553
19 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:00 AM 60 0.22 604
20 UFC PPV PRELIMS  L: UFC 243: WHITTAKER/ADESANYA ESPN2 8:00 PM 120 0.22 559
21 PREMIER LEAGUE L: LEICESTER/LIVERPOOL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:57 AM 125 0.22 551
22 LEGO JURASSIC WORLD NICKELODEON 11:30 AM 30 0.21 824
23 FOOD WARS ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.21 390
24 GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.21 640
25 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: OVER THE MOON IN LOVE HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.20 1,998
26 MOVIE- ORIGINAL PREM: ABDUCTED: M. STAUFFER STY LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 129 0.20 1,044
27 HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.19 811
28 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.19 1,227
29 MLB ALDS POST L FOX SPORTS 1 12:56 AM 56 0.19 654
30 SATURDAY MOVIE: GOOSEBUMPS (2015) FREEFORM 9:30 PM 150 0.18 582
31 HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.18 817
32 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.18 455
33 HENRY DANGER NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.18 779
34 31 NIGHTS HALLO FAN FEST FREEFORM 8:00 PM 90 0.17 621
35 FEAR THY NEIGHBOR INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.17 772
36 NFL MATCH-UP ESPN 4:00 AM 30 0.17 445
37 BORUTO:NARUTO NEXT GEN ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.17 323
38 ALL THAT NEW NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.16 638
39 HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.16 696
40 VICTOR & VALENTINO THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 30 0.16 489
41 GHOST ADV POP-UPS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.16 382
42 POWER RANGERS BM NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 30 0.14 508
43 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.14 1,033
44 COLD PURSUIT HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 119 0.14 737
45 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 1,731
46 MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM:RED CM ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 30 0.14 283
47 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:02 PM 30 0.14 351
48 BUNKD DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 30 0.14 551
49 CASE THAT HAUNTS ME, THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 8:00 PM 60 0.13 748
50 GUYS RANCH KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.13 805
51 VICTOR & VALENTINO THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:30 AM 30 0.13 449
52 NASCAR XFINITY RACE L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:21 PM 115 0.13 924
53 HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.13 773
54 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 10:00 PM 60 0.13 266
55 MAX AND RUBY NICK JR 11:30 AM 30 0.13 527
56 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,722
57 PAW PATROL NICK JR 9:00 AM 30 0.12 518
58 COOP & CAMI ASK THE WORLD DISNEY CHANNEL 10:30 AM 30 0.12 507
59 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.12 1,964
60 DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE SHORT DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 30 0.12 501
61 CORN AND PEG NICK JR 9:30 AM 30 0.12 521
62 LUPIN THE 3RD: PART 5 ADULT SWIM 3:30 AM 30 0.12 253
63 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.12 440
64 TRISHAS SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.12 946
65 TRANSFORMERS CYBERVERSE THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 AM 15 0.12 315
66 MAO MAO:HEROES OF PURE THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 15 0.11 378
67 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:34 AM 23 0.11 290
68 MAO MAO:HEROES OF PURE THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:15 AM 15 0.11 347
69 ANCIENT ALIENS AC HISTORY 1:05 AM 61 0.11 457
70 CRIKEY! ITS THE IRWINS ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 61 0.11 557
71 PITBULLS AND PAROLEES ANIMAL PLANET 9:01 PM 60 0.11 508
72 ANCIENT ALIENS AC HISTORY 9:02 PM 61 0.11 659
73 LION GUARD DISNEY JUNIOR 8:00 AM 25 0.11 397
74 BEN 10 (2017) THE CARTOON NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.11 358
75 LIGA MX EF SAT: LEON / VERACRUZ TUDN 5:55 PM 125 0.11 296
76 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,418
77 COMEDY CENTRAL MOVIE: INTERNSHIP, THE COMEDY CENTRAL 9:00 PM 150 0.11 254
78 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 12 L: OKLAHOMA ST/TEXAS TECH FOX SPORTS 1 12:01 PM 230 0.10 456
79 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 727
80 BUNKD DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.10 428
81 NASCAR XFINITY START L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:02 PM 19 0.10 723
82 PREMIER LEAGUE L: TOTTENHAM/BRIGHTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:25 AM 129 0.10 243
83 TRULLI TALES NICK JR 11:00 AM 30 0.10 459
84 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.10 819
85 NASCAR XFINITY POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 5:16 PM 14 0.10 586
86 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 742
87 SYFY WIRE: CON AFTER DARK SYFY 12:00 AM 15 0.10 254
88 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,415
89 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: BAYLOR/KANSAS STATE ESPN2 3:35 PM 197 0.09 418
90 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: KENT STATE/WISCONSIN ESPNU 12:00 PM 180 0.09 360
91 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 731
92 POWER PLAYERS THE CARTOON NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.09 270
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 758
94 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 687
95 HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.09 555
96 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 672
97 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,146
98 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.08 1,379
99 AMANDA TO THE RESCUE ANIMAL PLANET 10:01 PM 61 0.08 443
100 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 2,055
101 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L ESPN2 2:00 PM 95 0.08 403
102 SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPK DISNEY JUNIOR 6:30 PM 55 0.08 353
103 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,769
104 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 268
105 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 594
106 VAN JONES SHOW CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 681
107 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 627
108 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 1,078
109 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN2 6:52 PM 12 0.07 315
110 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 560
111 MLB ALDS PRE GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 3:51 PM 69 0.07 320
112 S.E. CUPP: UNFILTERED CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 779
113 BARRETT JACKSON: 9 – LAS VEGAS EPISODE 9 MOTOR TREND 7:00 PM 178 0.07 401
114 TEMPTATION ISLAND CASTING USA NETWORK 1:00 AM 63 0.07 161
115 MURDER FOR HIRE OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.07 280
116 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 644
117 READY TO LOVE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.07 303
118 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.07 892
119 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:19 AM 36 0.07 171
120 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.07 728
121 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 668
122 DR. OAKLEY COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.07 387
123 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.07 928
124 NASCAR XF COUNTDOWN GREEN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:30 PM 32 0.07 406
125 BARRETT JACKSON: 8 – LAS VEGAS EPISODE 8 MOTOR TREND 5:00 PM 120 0.06 380
126 BARRETT JACKSON: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 3:00 PM 120 0.06 310
127 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.06 795
128 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:55 AM 33 0.06 152
129 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:44 AM 35 0.06 168
130 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L ESPNU 3:30 PM 29 0.06 254
131 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.06 705
132 MSNBC LIVE W/ R. LUI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.05 680
133 DATELINE MSNBC 3:00 AM 60 0.05 259
134 ALVINNN CHIPMUNKS NICKTOONS 11:00 AM 30 0.05 156
135 DR. OAKLEY, YUKON VET NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.05 415
136 MSNBC LIVE W/ K. GIBSON: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.05 668
137 SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN2 3:00 AM 60 0.05 134
138 FXX MOVIE PRIME: FREE STATE OF JONES FXX 5:00 PM 180 0.05 216
139 DATELINE MSNBC 2:00 AM 60 0.05 231
140 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: SAN DIEGO STATE/COLORADO STATE ESPN2 10:00 PM 206 0.05 225
141 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:08 AM 36 0.05 167
142 FOURWHEELER MOTOR TREND 12:00 PM 30 0.05 201
143 NASCAR XFINITY QUALIFY L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:32 PM 29 0.05 249
144 UP WITH DAVID GURA: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.05 818
145 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.05 165
146 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.05 1,005
147 MOST TERRIFYING PLACES IN TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.05 266
148 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.05 169
149 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: TULSA/SMU ESPNU 7:30 PM 245 0.05 175
150 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.05 414

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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.




6 Comments


  1. My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic 11:30AM on Discovery Family?


  2. Martin

    Do you have Beyblade Burst at 8 AM, Inazuma Eleven Ares at 8:30 AM, and Pokemon at 9 AM on Disney XD?


  3. jason

    Do you list DVR + 7 updates anywhere on site?


  4. Chris

    Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour (MLF BPT), 7am – 9am, Discovery Channel?



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