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October 29, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.27.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  Game 5 of the WORLD SERIES adjusted to 2.7 (down 1.9 from 2018’s Game 5), and SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 5.7 (down 0.9 from last week).  The CBS football-related adjustments included a 0.6 drop for 60 MINUTES, and 0.1 declines for GOD FRIENDED ME and MADAM SECRETARY.  In addition, SHARK TANK gained 0.1 in final numbers, and THE ROOKIE lost the same.  

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The (relatively) good news for HBO was that WATCHMEN held last week’s premiere rating at 0.25.  But the final season premiere of SILICON VALLEY was at 0.17, down 0.14 from the 2018 premiere, and MRS. FLETCHER launched at a low 0.07.  LAST WEEK TONIGHT returned from a week off up 0.02 to 0.25

AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD led Sunday cable, but hit another new low with a 0.07 decline to 1.12, with TALKING DEAD up 0.03 to 0.38.  Starz’s POWER returned from a week off at a steady 0.43, and POWER CONFIDENTIAL was also steady at 0.18, with LEAVENWORTH up 0.02 to 0.06.  Adult Swim’s ROBOT CHICKEN was at 0.30/0.28, compared to last week’s 0.35/0.33.  USA’s MR ROBOT was steady at 0.10.  FX’s THE WEEKLY lost 0.02 to 0.06.  On Showtime, THE CIRCUS dropped off the chart, down 0.02 to 0.03/182K, and THE AFFAIR ticked down to 0.04/442K.

TLC’s 90 DAY FIANCE was at 0.97/0.94 compared to last week’s 0.87, with UNEXPECTED up a tick to 0.43.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY returned at 0.42, and MARRIED TO MEDICINE was steady at 0.28.  On E!, KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS dropped 0.09 to 0.41, and E! TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY was down 0.07 to 0.11.  On Food Network, HALLOWEEN WARS rose 0.09 to 0.34, and HAUNTED GINGERBREAD SHOWDOWN was up 0.05 to 0.23.  NBC Sports Net’s NASCAR race was at 0.27.  Unusually for a Sunday, Fox News’s FOX & FRIENDS placed in the Top 20 at 0.24/0.42/2.7M.  On Discovery, ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER held at 0.21, RIVER OF NO RETURN gained 0.02 to 0.19, and WHY WE HATE ticked up to 0.07.  HGTV’s line-up was led by CARIBBEAN LIFE at 0.21, up 0.05 from last week.  ID’s AMERICAN MONSTER ticked down to 0.19.  MTV’s RIDICULOUSNESS fell 0.06 to 0.14.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 100 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday October 27, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 WALKING DEAD AMC 9:00 PM 64 1.12 3,305
2 90 DAY FIANCE BT90D: TELL TLC 9:01 PM 61 0.97 3,340
3 90 DAY FIANCE: BEFORE 90 TLC 8:00 PM 61 0.94 3,114
4 NFL COUNTDOWN           L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 180 0.51 1,332
5 POWER 6 STARZ PRIMARY 8:02 PM 58 0.43 1,224
6 UNEXPECTED TLC 10:02 PM 60 0.43 1,538
7 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.42 1,272
8 KEEPING UP KARDASHIANS E! 9:00 PM 59 0.41 916
9 TALKING DEAD AMC 10:04 PM 60 0.38 1,253
10 HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.34 1,249
11 90 DAY B90D: PILLOW TALK TLC 11:02 PM 58 0.33 1,245
12 ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.30 660
13 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.29 738
14 MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.28 959
15 ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 15 0.28 629
16 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:01 AM 61 0.27 649
17 NASCAR CUP SERIES RACE L: MARTINSVILLE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:22 PM 213 0.27 2,252
18 WATCHMEN (SRS) HBO PRIME 9:03 PM 55 0.25 765
19 LAST WEEK TONIGHT HBO PRIME 11:04 PM 30 0.25 890
20 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.24 2,655
21 HAUNTED GINGERBREAD SHOWD FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.23 881
22 NASCAR CUP SERIES START L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:02 PM 20 0.22 1,687
23 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.22 631
24 CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.22 501
25 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.21 1,661
26 SP CARIBBEAN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.21 1,106
27 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.20 2,280
28 SP BEACH HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.20 1,062
29 FX MOVIE PRIME: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES FX 7:00 PM 180 0.20 663
30 RIVER OF NO RETURN DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 61 0.19 1,207
31 AMERICAN MONSTER INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.19 864
32 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.18 630
33 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.18 1,940
34 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:02 AM 88 0.18 474
35 POWER CONFIDENTIAL STARZ PRIMARY 9:00 PM 21 0.18 520
36 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.18 778
37 SILICON VALLEY HBO PRIME 10:02 PM 30 0.17 448
38 SP HAWAII HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.17 1,053
39 PGA TOUR: 2019 ZOZO CHP GOLF CHANNEL 6:30 PM 165 0.17 789
40 90 DAY B90D: EXTRA LOVE: N/A TLC 5:00 PM 120 0.17 675
41 GIRL MEETS FARM FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 30 0.16 883
42 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.16 428
43 DEADLINE:CRIME WITH TAMRO INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 8:00 PM 60 0.15 672
44 MOVIE- ORIGINAL PREM: NO TIME LIKE CHRISTMAS LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.15 938
45 NASCAR CUP SERIES POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:55 PM 42 0.15 1,175
46 MLB WORLD SERIES ON FOXD: GM5: ASTROS VS NATIONALS FOX DEPORTES 8:00 PM 213 0.15 394
47 THE A&E MOVIE: WHITE HOUSE DOWN A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 182 0.15 455
48 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 61 0.15 357
49 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.15 1,834
50 HALL OF VILLAINS DISNEY CHANNEL 12:30 PM 30 0.14 614
51 TRISHAS SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.14 846
52 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.14 1,701
53 HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.14 526
54 NFL GAMEDAY MORNING: N/A NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 240 0.14 436
55 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN15 MTV 8:00 PM 31 0.14 382
56 FANTASY SHOW   L: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 180 0.14 291
57 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,119
58 NASCAR CUP COUNTDOWN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:33 PM 29 0.13 908
59 BAREFOOT CONTESSA FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.13 841
60 TOY STORY OF TERROR DISNEY CHANNEL 10:30 AM 30 0.13 548
61 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 8:57 AM 63 0.12 1,017
62 LIGA MX L: FC JUAREZ / GUADALAJARA TUDN 8:55 PM 125 0.12 312
63 LONE STAR LAW ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 61 0.12 499
64 HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.12 489
65 HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.12 493
66 DEAD FILES REPACK: TDFL-10R1R03H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.11 408
67 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.11 714
68 E! TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY E! 10:00 PM 60 0.11 278
69 SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPK DISNEY JUNIOR 12:00 PM 55 0.11 402
70 NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 60 0.10 328
71 MR. ROBOT USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 63 0.10 348
72 THIS IS LIFE CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.10 690
73 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.10 418
74 44 CATS NICKELODEON 7:30 AM 30 0.09 313
75 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,142
76 DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE SHORT DISNEY CHANNEL 10:01 AM 29 0.09 400
77 MOST TERRIFYING PLACES IN TRAVEL CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.09 332
78 AM JOY MSNBC 10:09 AM 111 0.09 923
79 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.09 1,174
80 PREMIER LEAGUE L: WOLVES/NEWCASTLE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:47 AM 139 0.09 303
81 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,011
82 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:06 PM 26 0.09 278
83 SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPK DISNEY JUNIOR 8:25 PM 55 0.09 307
84 BAKUGAN:BATTLE PLANET THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.09 227
85 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 907
86 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,320
87 TWN HLL AM W/ H. FAULKNER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 910
88 LION GUARD DISNEY JUNIOR 8:00 AM 25 0.08 376
89 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 210 0.08 302
90 WHITE HOUSE IN CRISIS CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.08 641
91 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.08 359
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 540
93 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 57 0.08 761
94 GO AWAY UNICORN DISNEY CHANNEL 6:00 AM 22 0.08 331
95 DECLASSIFIED CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.08 498
96 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 4:30 PM 180 0.08 276
97 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 601
98 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: THE SANDLOT (1993) PARAMOUNT 9:00 AM 150 0.08 229
99 NFL GAMEDAY PRIME NFL NETWORK 11:30 PM 60 0.07 219
100 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 12:30 AM 60 0.07 213
101 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.07 1,253
102 NASCAR CUP SERIES PRE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:30 PM 63 0.07 516
103 KILLER SIBLINGS OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.07 288
104 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.07 790
105 MRS. FLETCHER HBO PRIME 10:34 PM 30 0.07 312
106 CASH CAB BRAVO 12:00 AM 30 0.07 241
107 MSNBC BREAKING NEWS MSNBC 9:19 AM 50 0.07 756
108 WHY WE HATE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 67 0.07 319
109 HIP HOP: SONGS SHOOK AMER AMC 12:08 AM 60 0.07 233
110 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 585
111 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.07 250
112 MOST TERRIFYING PLACES IN TRAVEL CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.07 285
113 WHITE HOUSE IN CRISIS CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 532
114 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 1,298
115 MURDER FOR HIRE OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 60 0.07 309
116 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 5:00 PM 60 0.07 220
117 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.07 855
118 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 11:33 PM 27 0.06 147
119 WEEKLY FX 10:00 PM 32 0.06 217
120 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,011
121 RIVERAS, SEASON 4 UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 60 0.06 97
122 MSNBC LIVE W/ K. GIBSON: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.06 558
123 WITCHES OF SALEM TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 292
124 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 885
125 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 6:00 PM 60 0.06 245
126 TWN HLL AM W/ H. FAULKNER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.06 637
127 LEAVENWORTH STARZ PRIMARY 9:28 PM 58 0.06 174
128 WOMENS PRO SOCCER  L: NORTH CAROLINA COURAGE/CHICAGO RED STARS ESPN 3:30 PM 150 0.05 166
129 MOST TERRIFYING PLACES IN TRAVEL CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.05 243
130 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.05 646
131 UNCENSORED TV ONE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 191
132 WHY WE HATE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 11:08 PM 67 0.05 212
133 UP PREMIERE MOVIE UP 7:00 PM 119 0.05 235
134 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.05 485
135 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.05 103
136 SOMOS LMX L TUDN 11:00 PM 60 0.05 117
137 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.05 556
138 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.05 870
139 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 574
140 NASCAR VICTORY LAP NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:37 PM 53 0.05 316
141 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 248
142 UP WITH DAVID GURA MSNBC 8:00 AM 79 0.05 619
143 TWO GUYS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 AM 30 0.05 189
144 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS POP 11:00 PM 60 0.05 156
145 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.04 616
146 SCREAM-A-THON: FINAL DEST IFC TV 1:00 AM 60 0.04 121
147 SOMETHINGS KILLING ME HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.04 246
148 SCREAM-A-THON: FINAL DEST IFC TV 12:00 AM 60 0.04 140
149 DESFILE DIA MUERTOS 10/27: N/A GALAVISION 4:03 PM 120 0.04 129
150 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.04 138

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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.




7 Comments


  1. Martin

    Do you have Star Wars Resistance at 6 PM and Marvel’s Spider-Man at 9:30 PM on Disney XD?


  2. Amaury

    I remember G means gap. P I think means premiere. What does C mean?


    • Bruce

      They’re not very good at defining the codes, huh? I think most are just typos.

      2 are defined:

      (S) indicates Special program
      (R) indicates Repeat telecast

      (P) I think “P” does mean Premiere; however, how could CBS Sunday Morning be a Premiere? It’s a weekly news program. I deduced “P” also means Preempted because President Trump announced the ISIS leader was dead after the US raid on Sunday morning. But, then again, I have seen an “R” alongside a “P.” Repeat Premiere?

      (C) I don’t know what “C” means but it appears to be specific to NFL games. Perhaps there’s a synonym beginning with “C” for Adjustment (time slot): change, correction, typo?

      (G) I have no idea…Geographical?

      (B) I’ve seen this code. Blackout? I saw it alongside The Simpsons. Blacked out Simpsons?


      • Amaury

        Thanks, And G is gap, like I said. If a program started at 9:00 PM, but was interrupted by news at 9:28 PM, and then came back at 9:29 PM, that would be the gap.


        • Bruce

          I was watching baseball…wearing my cap…then there’s a gap…for someone to yap…then to recap…so I had to zap!


  3. Bruce

    “Unusually for a Sunday, Fox News’s FOX & FRIENDS placed in the Top 20 at 0.24/0.42/2.7M.”

    President Trump announced ISIS leader dead after US raid at 9-ish AM.



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