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October 10, 2018

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.9.2018

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the Tuesday preliminary ratings, although it’s worth noting that the just-backordered  NEW AMSTERDAM held its early number despite the 10:01PM start time.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  What turned out to be the final game of TBS’s Yankees vs. Red Sox MLB PLAYOFFS series dominated Tuesday cable at 1.92.  On USA, WWE SMACKDOWN slipped 0.02 to 0.67, and THE PURGE was up 0.04 to 0.39.  FX’s MAYANS MC lost 0.03 to 0.52, and the season finale of the just-renewed MR. INBETWEEN was at 0.13/0.10, compared to last week’s 0.22/0.16.  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE rose 0.08 to 0.49.  Bravo’s BELOW DECK was down 0.03 to 0.43, and FLIPPING OUT was at 0.21.  TLC’s THE LITTLE COUPLE returned at 0.37, and SWEET HOME SEXTUPLETS was up 0.03 to 0.25.  OWN’s THE HAVES AND HAVE NOTS gained 0.05 to 0.36.  Fox News’s HANNITY led cable news at 0.32/0.51/3.5M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.24/0.37/2.5M, and CNN TONIGHT at 0.20/0.26/800K.  Food Network’s CHOPPED climbed 0.05 to 0.25.  Nickelodeon’s early-evening LOUD HOUSE was at 0.24.  Paramount’s INK MASTER ticked up to 0.24.  ESPN’s BASKETBALL: A LOVE STORY special was at 0.23/0.20.  On ID, EVIL TWINS arrived at 0.23, and HOME ALONE was at 0.23 as well.  Lifetime’s MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT dipped 0.02 to 0.23.  On Comedy Central, TOSH.0 shed 0.03 to 0.22, and THE JIM JEFFERIES SHOW was down a tick to 0.13.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL ticked down to 0.20, DESERT FLIPPERS was also down a tick to 0.19, and HOUSE HUNTERS lost 0.04 to 0.19.  On History, COUNTING CARS was at 0.18.  On Discovery, VEGAS RAT RODS dropped 0.04 to 0.17, and TRANS AM ticked down to 0.15.  The season finale of WGN’s CARTER was steady at 0.02/171K.  

 Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday October 9, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 MLB DIVISION SERIES: YANKEES VS RED SOX TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 222 1.92 7,147
2 WWE SMACKDOWN: WWE SMACKDOWN USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.67 2,135
3 INSIDE THE MLB TBS NETWORK 11:42 PM 41 0.60 1,747
4 MAYANS M.C. FX 10:00 PM 74 0.52 1,353
5 CHALLENGE:FINAL RECKONING MTV 9:00 PM 61 0.49 749
6 BELOW DECK BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.43 1,212
7 PURGE, THE USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.39 1,008
8 LITTLE COUPLE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.37 1,547
9 HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.36 1,781
10 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.32 3,466
11 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.32 861
12 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.32 3,094
13 MLB ON DECK PREGAME SHOW TBS NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.27 1,047
14 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.25 552
15 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.25 838
16 SWEET HOME SEXTUPLETS TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.25 1,071
17 FX MOVIE PRIME: MECHANIC: RESURRECTION FX 8:00 PM 120 0.24 978
18 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.24 2,491
19 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 6:00 PM 30 0.24 1,151
20 INK MASTER PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 60 0.24 567
21 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.24 2,732
22 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY: BASKETBALL: A LOVE STORY – EPISODE 1 ESPN 7:00 PM 120 0.23 578
23 EVIL TWINS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.23 863
24 MARRIED AT FIRST ST (LIF) LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 65 0.23 785
25 HOME ALONE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.23 817
26 AMERICAN PICKERS: BEST OF HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.22 935
27 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.22 565
28 TOSH.O COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.22 501
29 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.22 753
30 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.22 2,684
31 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.21 2,456
32 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.21 2,686
33 FLIPPING OUT BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.21 689
34 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY: BASKETBALL: A LOVE STORY – EPISODE 2 ESPN 9:00 PM 120 0.20 532
35 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.20 2,072
36 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.20 988
37 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.20 821
38 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.19 382
39 DESERT FLIPPERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.19 999
40 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.19 421
41 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.19 462
42 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.19 793
43 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.19 983
44 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.18 842
45 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.18 833
46 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.18 376
47 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.18 434
48 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.18 911
49 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.18 1,475
50 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.18 416
51 VEGAS RAT RODS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.17 579
52 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.17 875
53 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.17 338
54 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.17 1,843
55 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.16 370
56 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.16 1,964
57 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 738
58 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.16 2,133
59 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.16 340
60 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.16 396
61 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 833
62 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.15 1,745
63 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 392
64 BUREAU OF MAGICAL THINGS NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.15 750
65 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.15 1,798
66 TRANS AM DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.15 430
67 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,763
68 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.15 668
69 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.14 783
70 LITTLE COUPLE: COUNTDOWN TLC 7:00 PM 60 0.14 645
71 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.14 1,679
72 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.14 290
73 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.14 662
74 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.14 608
75 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.14 733
76 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.14 760
77 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.14 930
78 MR INBETWEEN FX 11:14 PM 32 0.13 408
79 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: APPALACHIAN ST/ARKANSAS ST ESPN2 8:00 PM 209 0.13 404
80 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.13 610
81 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.13 699
82 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.13 339
83 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.13 1,336
84 JIM JEFFERIES SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.13 334
85 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.13 731
86 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 791
87 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,557
88 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.12 506
89 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 1,473
90 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.12 1,457
91 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.12 476
92 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,621
93 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 769
94 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,480
95 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.11 659
96 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.11 215
97 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,190
98 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 600
99 MR INBETWEEN FX 11:46 PM 33 0.10 319
100 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.10 569
101 EXPEDITION UNKNOWN POPUPS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.10 449
102 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.10 317
103 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.10 1,291
104 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 24 0.10 351
105 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 669
106 MAFS: UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:30 PM 30 0.10 443
107 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 713
108 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 699
109 BITCHIN RIDES VELOCITY 9:00 PM 60 0.10 456
110 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 544
111 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.09 1,118
112 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: SAN JOSE/PHILADELPHIA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:31 PM 167 0.09 249
113 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 499
114 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.09 287
115 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 829
116 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.09 673
117 SYFY MOVIE: QUIET ONES, THE SYFY 9:00 PM 120 0.09 331
118 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 440
119 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.08 621
120 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 556
121 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.08 632
122 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.08 812
123 MAFS: UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:05 PM 30 0.08 353
124 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 1,236
125 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.08 568
126 EXP UNKNOWN: AFTER HUNT TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 368
127 UNEARTHED SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.08 325
128 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 599
129 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 624
130 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.08 618
131 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.08 810
132 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.07 449
133 IRON RESURRECTION VELOCITY 10:00 PM 60 0.07 413
134 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.07 173
135 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.07 785
136 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 708
137 NBA PRESEASON   L: MILWAUKEE/OKLAHOMA CITY NBA-TV 8:00 PM 173 0.07 204
138 21ST & PRIME NFL NETWORK 6:30 PM 30 0.07 135
139 RUNNING WILD: OFF THE MAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 307
140 LIFE BELOW COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 669
141 NFL POWER RANKINGS NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 30 0.06 130
142 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.06 787
143 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 373
144 MYSTERIES OF ABANDONED SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.06 282
145 NBA PRESEASON   L: DENVER/LA CLIPPERS NBA-TV 10:53 PM 122 0.06 153
146 PAID OFF TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.06 144
147 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.06 740
148 MAN V. FOOD COOKING CHANNEL 10:30 PM 30 0.06 168
149 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2018 WK 5 LAR VS. SEA NFL NETWORK 12:00 AM 180 0.06 125
150 CHIPS HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 101 0.06 127

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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. Amaury

    Okay for The Loud House for these times. Better than Monday for The Bureau of Magical Things. Still not great, though.


  2. Ryan

    Can I have the ratings for ‘Sex, Lies, & Murder’ (Reelz, 9pm), and ‘Special’ (Reelz, 10pm)? Thanks!



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