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October 4, 2018

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.3.2018

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary Wednesday ratings.  

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TBS’s MLB PLAYOFFS game was on top of Wednesday cable at 1.80.  FX’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY: APOCALYPSE grew by 0.08 to 1.00.  On Comedy Central, SOUTH PARK fell 0.13 to 0.53, which still helped THE DAILY SHOW to a #19 slot at 0.28.  VH1’s BLACK INK CREW lost 0.09 to 0.49, and SAFEWORD was down 0.04 to 0.24.  Fox News’s HANNITY led cable news at 0.44/0.76/4.4M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.33/0.51/3.2M, and CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.25/0.40/1.6M.  On History, FORGED IN FIRE slipped 0.03 to 0.37, and KNIFE OR DEATH returned at 0.22.  On Food Network, GUY’S GROCERY GAMES rose 0.07 to 0.29, and BIG FOOD TRUCK TIP was at 0.15/0.13, compared to last week’s 0.16/0.15.  On HGTV, PROPERTY BROTHERS was steady at 0.29, HOUSE HUNTERS slipped 0.02 to 0.23, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.05 to 0.19.  On ID, HOMICIDE HUNTER dropped 0.09 to 0.26, and WHAT LIES BENEATH was also down 0.09 to 0.22.  OWN’s GREENLEAF returned from a week off at 0.25.  On MTV, ARE YOU THE ONE shed 0.03 to 0.24.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS was down 0.04 to 0.23.  FXX’s IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA lost 0.02 to 0.18.  E!’s TOTAL DIVAS held at 0.17.  El Rey’s LUCHA UNDERGROUND ticked down to 0.01/51K.  

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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday October 3, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 MLB WILDCARD: YANKEES VS AS TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 227 1.80 6,155
2 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 10:00 PM 60 1.00 2,022
3 SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.53 925
4 BLACK INK CREW 7 VH1 10:00 PM 61 0.49 997
5 INSIDE THE MLB TBS NETWORK 11:47 PM 44 0.46 1,285
6 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.44 4,370
7 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.42 930
8 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.41 3,900
9 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.40 3,999
10 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.37 1,150
11 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.33 2,846
12 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.33 3,176
13 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.32 3,045
14 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.29 635
15 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.29 3,030
16 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.29 826
17 PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.29 1,440
18 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.28 2,580
19 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.28 861
20 MLB ON DECK PREGAME SHOW TBS NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.27 875
21 HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,223
22 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.25 1,603
23 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.25 1,633
24 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.25 565
25 GREENLEAF OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.25 1,076
26 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: BOSTON/WASHINGTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:51 PM 156 0.24 633
27 ARE YOU THE ONE SSN 7 MTV 10:00 PM 61 0.24 432
28 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.24 1,293
29 SAFEWORD SSN2 VH1 11:01 PM 30 0.24 504
30 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.23 646
31 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.23 1,285
32 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.23 1,156
33 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.23 598
34 WHAT LIES BENEATH INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.22 1,033
35 KNIFE OR DEATH HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.22 700
36 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.22 470
37 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.22 1,121
38 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.21 1,978
39 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,117
40 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.21 1,858
41 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.21 1,905
42 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.21 2,236
43 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.21 402
44 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.20 394
45 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.20 1,097
46 BOJACK HORSEMAN COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.20 368
47 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.20 2,036
48 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.20 2,071
49 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.19 1,265
50 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.19 1,704
51 I AM FRANKIE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.19 762
52 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.19 2,034
53 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.19 1,963
54 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.18 964
55 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.18 951
56 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.18 2,045
57 ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELP FXX 10:00 PM 33 0.18 319
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.18 958
59 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.18 1,095
60 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.18 376
61 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.17 2,043
62 CONAN TBS NETWORK 12:31 AM 60 0.17 466
63 TOTAL DIVAS E! 9:44 PM 16 0.17 367
64 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.17 362
65 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.17 386
66 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.16 1,657
67 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: ANAHEIM/SAN JOSE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:27 PM 158 0.16 338
68 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,654
69 TOTAL DIVAS E! 9:00 PM 43 0.16 351
70 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.16 376
71 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: NEXT FRIDAY (2000) PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 150 0.16 310
72 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 359
73 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: FRIDAY (1995) PARAMOUNT 8:00 PM 120 0.15 330
74 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 989
75 BIG FOOD TRUCK TIP FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.15 534
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.15 798
77 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.15 1,689
78 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.15 316
79 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.14 797
80 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.14 766
81 SP HGTV URBAN OASIS HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:00 PM 60 0.14 621
82 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 341
83 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 886
84 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,458
85 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.13 1,301
86 BIG FOOD TRUCK TIP FOOD NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.13 527
87 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.13 1,175
88 STORAGE WARS AC: AM178/169/170/251/175/172/166/69 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 241 0.13 594
89 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.13 1,444
90 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.13 253
91 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.13 661
92 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.12 351
93 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.12 603
94 MYST MUSEUM: ZODIAC TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.12 570
95 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.12 753
96 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,234
97 COPA MX – L: LEON / UNAM UNIVISION DEPORTES 10:12 PM 138 0.12 242
98 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,107
99 POKER ESPN 9:00 PM 60 0.12 356
100 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: FRIDAY AFTER NEXT PARAMOUNT 12:30 AM 120 0.12 226
101 POKER ESPN 8:00 PM 60 0.11 317
102 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.11 290
103 UFC COUNTDOWN ESPN 10:00 PM 60 0.11 255
104 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,057
105 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.11 994
106 MAX AND RUBY NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 30 0.11 429
107 CRAIG OF THE CREEK THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:00 PM 30 0.10 493
108 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,112
109 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: TOTTENHAM VS FC BARCELONA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 2:57 PM 126 0.10 272
110 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: TOTTENHMAN HOTSPUR FC / FC BARCELONA UNIVISION DEPORTES 2:50 PM 132 0.10 216
111 COPA MX – L: PACHUCA / TIGRES UANL UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:55 PM 137 0.10 197
112 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,095
113 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.10 216
114 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,166
115 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.10 329
116 MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 566
117 MAN ON FIRE: MAN ON FIRE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 146 0.09 304
118 WHEELER DEALERS VELOCITY 10:00 PM 60 0.08 337
119 UNDISPUTED L: 513 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 157
120 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.08 194
121 UFC COUNTDOWN ESPN2 8:00 PM 60 0.08 188
122 NHL LIVE PRE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:00 PM 111 0.07 207
123 E! NEWS E! 6:59 PM 61 0.07 247
124 MISION EUROPA 10/3 UNIVISION DEPORTES 5:02 PM 60 0.07 126
125 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 23 0.07 264
126 ULTIMATE FIGHTER FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 60 0.07 173
127 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.07 150
128 BR FOOTBALL POSTMATCH TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 5:03 PM 27 0.07 155
129 STRANGE EVIDENCE TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 354
130 NOTICIAS CON D. MAERKER GALAVISION 12:00 AM 30 0.06 148
131 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2018 WK 4 DET VS. DAL NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.06 263
132 BLACK-ISH BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 5:30 PM 30 0.06 160
133 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.06 120
134 MONSTERS AND MYSTERIES IN TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.06 299
135 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.06 121
136 GARAGE SQUAD VELOCITY 9:00 PM 60 0.06 270
137 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.06 159
138 TRUE SOUTH ESPNU 5:00 PM 30 0.06 80
139 BLACK-ISH BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 5:00 PM 30 0.06 139
140 HERD L: 832 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 105
141 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.05 111
142 NBA PRESEASON   L: CHICAGO/MILWAUKEE NBA-TV 8:00 PM 150 0.05 150
143 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 224
144 NFL UP TO THE MINUTE NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.05 130
145 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 217
146 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: PARIS ST GERMAIN VS RED STAR BELGRADE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:39 PM 138 0.05 128
147 GREATEST SHOWMAN, THE HBO PRIME 5:45 PM 105 0.05 165
148 BR FOOTBALL MATCHDAY TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:00 PM 39 0.05 139
149 COMEDY KNOCKOUT TRUTV 11:00 PM 30 0.05 126
150 UEFA C.L.2018 10/3 1: PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN /  FK CRVENA ZVEZDA UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:30 PM 140 0.05 94

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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. Amaury

    Yay, I Am Frankie! Back up!


  2. Ryan

    Can I have: ‘Mafia Killers’ (Reelz, 9pm), and ‘Going RV’ (GAC, 9pm)? Thanks!


  3. Odd

    Do you have ratings for Bunnicula at 11am and 11:30am on Cartoon Network?



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