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October 13, 2016
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.12.2016

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NETWORK FINALS:  EMPIRE and THE GOLDBERGS went up 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

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CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  FX’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY topped Wednesday cable, up 0.03 from last week to 1.46.  On Comedy Central, SOUTH PARK returned from a week off at 1.11, up 0.02 from 2 weeks ago, and LEGENDS OF CHAMBERLAIN HIGH was down a tick to 0.34.  On Lifetime, the LITTLE WOMEN franchise had ATLANTA up 0.05 to 0.61, and LA up 0.06 to 0.59.  OWN’s QUEEN SUGAR climbed 0.11 to 0.51.  On Food Network, WORST COOKS IN AMERICA was up 0.04 to 0.47. Presumably it was the continuing election news that put MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW (0.43), Comedy Central’s THE DAILY SHOW (0.42) and CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 (0.40) in unaccustomed places in the Top 10, along with other current events telecasts throughout Top 50.  On E!, TOTAL BELLAS added 0.09 to 0.39, and CATCHING KELCE was up 0.03 to 0.16.  Spike’s LIP SYNC BATTLE returned at 0.38, with an AFTER-SHOW at 0.30.  NBC Sports Net had an NHL game at 0.36. On HGTV, HUNTING VINTAGE was at 0.33, PROPERTY BROTHERS was down 0.02 to 0.32, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.03 to 0.31.  Bravo’s DON’T BE TARDY was steady at 0.31.  The season finale of Discovery’s DUAL SURVIVAL was up 0.02 to 0.27.  REAL WORLD returned to MTV at 0.25/0.22.  A&E’s CRISS ANGEL: TRICK’D UP special was at 0.21.  On Syfy, PARANORMAL WITNESS ticked down to 0.20, and GHOST HUNTERS fell 0.06 to 0.18.  TLC’s TODDLERS & TIARAS fell 0.07 to 0.17, with the PRE-SHOW down 0.05 to 0.12, and LITTLE MISS ATLANTA gained 0.02 to 0.13.  TV Land’s YOUNGER dropped 0.05 to 0.14, and IMPASTOR was down 0.04 to 0.07.  Spike’s THAT AWKWARD GAME SHOW arrived at 0.14.  FXX’s YOU’RE THE WORST ticked up to 0.10.  IFC’s DOCUMENTARY NOW fell 0.03 to 0.03/120K.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday October 12, 2016 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 10:00 PM 60 1.46 2,824
2 SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 1.11 1,817
3 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 60 0.61 1,480
4 LITTLE WOMEN LA LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.59 1,552
5 QUEEN SUGAR OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.51 1,678
6 WORST COOKS 9 FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.47 1,409
7 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.43 2,622
8 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.42 1,022
9 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.40 1,925
10 TOTAL BELLAS E! 8:00 PM 60 0.39 756
11 LIP SYNC BATTLE SPIKE TV 9:00 PM 32 0.38 858
12 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.36 2,484
13 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:01 PM 59 0.36 1,605
14 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: ST. LOUIS/CHICAGO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:01 PM 160 0.36 905
15 KELLY FILE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.35 3,198
16 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.34 2,774
17 LEGENDS COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.34 630
18 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.34 3,728
19 HUNTING VINTAGE HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.33 1,464
20 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.32 1,358
21 PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.32 1,452
22 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.31 1,528
23 DONT BE TARDY BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.31 781
24 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.31 1,510
25 LIP SYNC BATTLE: TMI SPIKE TV 9:32 PM 30 0.30 724
26 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.29 1,926
27 HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.29 1,268
28 FX MOVIE PRIME: NOAH FX 7:00 PM 180 0.29 1,094
29 CNN FILMS CNN 9:00 PM 61 0.29 1,475
30 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.28 535
31 DUAL SURVIVAL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 63 0.27 753
32 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.26 1,889
33 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.26 666
34 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.26 2,780
35 REAL WORLD BAD BLOOD MTV 10:00 PM 61 0.25 395
36 ON THE RECORD WITH BRIT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.24 2,442
37 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: LOS ANGELES/SAN JOSE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:41 PM 157 0.24 484
38 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.24 2,680
39 ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICKELODEON 5:30 PM 30 0.24 1,324
40 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.24 494
41 BETRAYED INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.23 1,059
42 REGULAR SHOW THE CARTOON NETWORK 8:00 PM 30 0.23 841
43 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.23 1,230
44 E:60 ESPN 8:00 PM 60 0.23 508
45 AT MIDNIGHT COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 30 0.23 448
46 EXP UNKNOWN: HUNT YETI TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.22 835
47 REAL WORLD BAD BLOOD MTV 11:01 PM 62 0.22 329
48 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.21 1,965
49 CRISS ANGEL TRICKD UP A&E NETWORK 10:00 PM 63 0.21 664
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.21 1,068
51 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.21 1,645
52 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.21 1,200
53 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.20 432
54 PARANORMAL WITNESS SYFY 10:00 PM 60 0.20 570
55 ULTIMATE FIGHTER FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 60 0.20 439
56 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.19 428
57 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.19 418
58 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.19 1,912
59 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 10:00 PM 60 0.19 394
60 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.19 1,024
61 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.18 986
62 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.18 468
63 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.18 462
64 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.18 371
65 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.18 1,787
66 GHOST HUNTERS SYFY 9:00 PM 60 0.18 592
67 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.18 412
68 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.18 1,374
69 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.18 1,110
70 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,778
71 TODDLERS & TIARAS TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.17 573
72 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.17 374
73 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.17 1,711
74 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,000
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 944
76 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.16 383
77 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.16 1,641
78 CATCHING KELCE E! 9:00 PM 60 0.16 327
79 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 296
80 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 974
81 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.15 393
82 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.15 1,676
83 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.15 1,782
84 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.15 317
85 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 982
86 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,646
87 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 357
88 YOUNGER TV LAND 10:00 PM 31 0.14 528
89 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: APPALACHIAN STATE/LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE ESPN2 8:00 PM 198 0.14 541
90 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.14 954
91 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.14 335
92 THAT AWKWARD GAME SHOW SPIKE TV 10:02 PM 60 0.14 339
93 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.14 361
94 GARAGE SQUAD VELOCITY 10:00 PM 30 0.13 446
95 LITTLE MISS ATLANTA TLC 10:01 PM 61 0.13 456
96 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESPN 9:00 PM 60 0.13 310
97 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.13 969
98 BORDER WARS COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHNL 9:00 PM 60 0.13 517
99 BLAZE NICK JR 6:00 PM 30 0.12 599
100 WITH ALL DUE RESPECT MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.12 1,062
101 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.12 274
102 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 786
103 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.12 280
104 E! NEWS E! 11:00 PM 62 0.12 326
105 TODDLERS & TIARAS: GAME O TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 395
106 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.12 633
107 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.12 267
108 E:60 ESPN2 11:18 PM 60 0.11 253
109 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.11 1,175
110 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.11 941
111 FANTOMWORKS VELOCITY 9:00 PM 60 0.11 512
112 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 279
113 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.11 333
114 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 703
115 SPIDER-MAN: SPIDER-MAN HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 121 0.11 247
116 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.10 925
117 BRIDE WARS HBO PRIME 4:15 PM 89 0.10 196
118 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.10 984
119 MSNBC LIVE W/ T. ROBERTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.10 898
120 YOURE THE WORST FXX 10:00 PM 33 0.10 244
121 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.10 835
122 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.10 888
123 MSNBC LIVE W/ T.HALL MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 864
124 INSIDE THE NFL NFL NETWORK 12:00 AM 90 0.09 203
125 NHL LIVE POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:18 AM 29 0.09 161
126 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.08 193
127 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.08 163
128 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.08 210
129 FANTASY AND FRIENDS NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.08 143
130 HIS & HERS  L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.08 196
131 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.08 896
132 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.08 493
133 WEEDIQUETTE VICELAND 10:00 PM 30 0.08 130
134 IMPASTOR TV LAND 10:31 PM 31 0.07 336
135 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 269
136 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.07 229
137 SPIDER-MAN: SPIDER-MAN HBO PRIME 10:15 AM 121 0.07 160
138 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 20 0.07 190
139 NBA PRESEASON   L: PHOENIX/UTAH NBA-TV 9:00 PM 178 0.07 189
140 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 304
141 MIFFYS BIG AND SMALL NICK JR 2:00 PM 30 0.07 289
142 SPORTSNATION ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.07 148
143 NFL LIVE ESPN2 4:00 PM 60 0.07 151
144 CLEVELAND HUSTLES CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 150
145 SOUND FX NFL NETWORK 1:30 AM 30 0.07 149
146 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.06 154
147 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 1:02 AM 28 0.06 124
148 TUF TALK FOX SPORTS 1 11:00 PM 30 0.06 126
149 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 284
150 TIMELINE NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.06 145

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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.