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October 21, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.20.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  Game 1 of the WORLD SERIES adjusted to 2.4, down 0.7 from 2019’s Game 1 final.  In addition, THE BACHELORETTE and THE VOICE gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT led Tuesday cable at 0.47/0.80/5.2M, with CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.36/0.56/2.4M, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.32/0.50/3.7M.  MTV’s TEEN MOM gained 0.02 to 0.35, and 16 & PREGNANT ticked up to 0.16.  On TLC, LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD was steady at 0.28, and SWEET HOME SEXTUPLETS was steady at 0.15.  OWN’s THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS edged up 0.02 to 0.24.  TBS’s THE MISERY INDEX returned at 0.22.  Comedy Central’s TOSH.0 was up 0.02 to 0.22.  Food Network’s CHOPPED held at 0.20.  On Discovery, HOMESTEAD RESCUE rose 0.03 to 0.19, and BUILDING OFF THE GRID was up 0.05 to 0.16.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was at 0.19, and HOUSE HUNTERS was up 0.03 to 0.19.  On ID, DEAD SILENT was at 0.14, and HOMICIDE CITY was up 0.02 to 0.14.  Bravo’s DON’T BE TARDY was at 0.12/0.05 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.08.  OWN’s BLACK WOMEN OWN THE CONVERSATION was at 0.05. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday October 20, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.47 5,217
2 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.44 4,977
3 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.37 4,194
4 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.36 2,372
5 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.36 2,360
6 TEEN MOM II SSN10 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.35 754
7 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.35 2,074
8 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.34 3,960
9 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.34 3,657
10 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.33 3,419
11 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.32 3,561
12 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.31 1,956
13 LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.28 1,596
14 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.25 2,266
15 HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.24 1,233
16 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.24 1,719
17 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.24 2,102
18 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.23 1,692
19 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.23 2,150
20 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.22 2,326
21 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.22 2,926
22 MISERY INDEX, THE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.22 653
23 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.22 1,652
24 TOSH.O COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.22 435
25 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.21 2,789
26 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.21 1,484
27 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.21 1,508
28 BASEBALL TONIGHT  L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.21 476
29 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.21 2,317
30 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.20 944
31 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.20 1,693
32 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.20 1,306
33 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.20 681
34 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.20 2,415
35 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.20 2,128
36 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.20 1,316
37 HOMESTEAD RESCUE: RANEY DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.19 1,198
38 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:36 PM 30 0.19 1,074
39 WINDY CITY REHAB REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.19 819
40 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.19 1,153
41 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.18 715
42 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.18 2,139
43 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,259
44 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.18 2,212
45 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.17 2,448
46 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.16 1,181
47 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.16 1,218
48 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 444
49 BUILDING OFF THE GRID DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 60 0.16 747
50 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.16 2,050
51 16 AND PREGNANT SSN 6 MTV 9:00 PM 61 0.16 336
52 SWEET HOME SEXTUPLETS TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.15 941
53 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 15 0.15 486
54 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.15 415
55 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.15 2,182
56 DEAD SILENT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.14 779
57 HOMICIDE CITY INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.14 786
58 WINDY CITY REHAB REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.14 738
59 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.14 364
60 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.14 315
61 LPBW: BACK TO THE FARM TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.14 751
62 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.14 2,386
63 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.14 1,429
64 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.13 324
65 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.13 1,811
66 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,087
67 SP HGTV URBAN OASIS HOME AND GARDEN TV 1:00 PM 60 0.13 575
68 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 272
69 HEISMAN TROPHY PREVIEW ESPN 8:00 PM 60 0.12 302
70 DONT BE TARDY BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.12 397
71 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:00 PM 61 0.12 272
72 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.12 401
73 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.12 1,462
74 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 306
75 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.12 1,476
76 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.11 901
77 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.11 255
78 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:01 AM 59 0.11 276
79 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,393
80 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.11 238
81 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.10 714
82 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,276
83 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.10 1,469
84 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.10 240
85 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,344
86 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,184
87 UEFA CHAMP LEAGUE TUE 2: FC BARCELONA / FERENCVAROSI TC TUDN 2:50 PM 130 0.09 182
88 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 686
89 LIFE BELOW ZERO NEXT GEN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.09 671
90 VAMPIRINA DISNEY JUNIOR 11:00 AM 25 0.09 357
91 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAG 20 EF: PARIS ST GERMAINE VS MANCHESTER UNITED GALAVISION 2:50 PM 131 0.09 183
92 CRAIG OF THE CREEK THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 15 0.09 304
93 MLB WORLD SERIES ON FOXD: GM1: RAYS VS DODGERS FOX DEPORTES 7:59 PM 221 0.08 242
94 VICTOR & VALENTINO THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 PM 15 0.08 255
95 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 1,389
96 HALL OF VILLAINS DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.08 338
97 UNDISPUTED L: 1025 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 149
98 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:00 AM 30 0.07 203
99 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.07 206
100 LIFE BELOW COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 533
101 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 528
102 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.07 165
103 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.06 176
104 DEAD FILES POPUPS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 275
105 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:30 AM 30 0.06 181
106 DEAD FILES REPACK: TDFL-4R2R06PH TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.06 331
107 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.06 186
108 I WAS A TEENAGE FELON VICE 10:00 PM 60 0.06 100
109 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.05 574
110 HERD L: 1338 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 150
111 KAL PENN APPROVES THIS ME FREEFORM 10:30 PM 30 0.05 145
112 BLACK WOMEN OWN THE CONV OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.05 331
113 GARAGE SQUAD MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.05 306
114 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 260
115 DONT BE TARDY BRAVO 9:30 PM 30 0.05 224
116 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.05 170
117 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 203
118 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER L: NASHVILLE SC/FC DALLAS FOX SPORTS 1 8:30 PM 150 0.05 124
119 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.04 268
120 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 987 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.04 105
121 CHASING CLASSIC CARS MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.04 351
122 SHIFT TALKERS MOTOR TREND 11:00 PM 60 0.04 202
123 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.04 95
124 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 323
125 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 273
126 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 282
127 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 11:40 PM 21 0.04 87
128 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 269
129 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 178
130 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.04 110
131 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.04 188
132 NOTICIAS CON D. MAERKER GALAVISION 12:31 AM 30 0.04 83
133 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:00 AM 60 0.03 154
134 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:30 PM 30 0.03 130
135 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 58 0.03 429
136 MLB WS POST GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 11:42 PM 59 0.03 126
137 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2020 WK 6 HOU VS. TEN NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.03 194
138 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS S2 UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 30 0.03 98
139 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.03 171
140 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 786 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.03 58
141 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.03 248
142 FIRST TAKE EXTRA ESPN2 3:00 PM 30 0.03 81
143 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 3:30 PM 30 0.03 85
144 NFL POWER RANKINGS NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.03 101
145 UEFA CHAMP LEAGUE TUE 1: FC DYNAMO KYIV / JUVENTUS FC TUDN 12:30 PM 140 0.03 85
146 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.03 97
147 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.03 59
148 LOU DOBBS TONIGHT FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.03 375
149 EVENING EDIT, THE FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.03 327
150 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.03 211

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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. Destiny

    RIP Quibi. I feel sorry for the people who invested billions of dollars into an obvious doomed project. I mean sure they’re kinda stupid for thinking Quibi would work, but still. Its a LOT of money.



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