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October 31, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.30.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  Game 7 of the WORLD SERIES adjusted to 6.1, up 2 points from Game 6.  In addition, SURVIVOR and CHICAGO FIRE gained 0.1 in final numbers, while SEAL TEAM and SINGLE PARENTS lost the same.  

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  FX’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY: 1984 led Wednesday cable, but fell 0.15 to 0.46.  On Comedy Central, SOUTH PARK returned at 0.46, THE DAILY SHOW hit the Top 20 at 0.22, and CRANK YANKERS was at 0.20.  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.38/0.36.  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE lost 0.07 to 0.34.  TNT’s ALL ELITE WRESTLING dropped 0.12 to 0.33, and there was also a 12:30 airing that TNT listed as an original (it may have been a rerun) at 0.05.  VH1’s BLACK INK CREW ticked up to 0.33.  On Discovery, EXPEDITION UNKNOWN returned from a break at 0.32.  On BET, Tyler Perry’s shows held quite well from last week’s premieres, with THE OVAL down a tick to 0.27, and SISTAS steady at 0.23.  History’s FORGED IN FIRE was at 0.26/0.24, compared to last week’s 0.22.  A Spanish-language simulcast of WORLD SERIES Game 7 on Fox Deportes was at 0.24.  Food Network’s GUY’S GROCERY GAMES edged up 0.02 to 0.24.  MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW topped cable news at 0.22/0.40/2.8M, with Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.21/0.40/3.1M, and CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.17/0.24/1M.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS lost 0.04 to 0.22, and REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY was at 0.15.  On ID, SHATTERED climbed 0.04 to 0.22.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS rose 0.04 to 0.21, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was steady at 0.18, and PROPERTY BROTHERS was down 0.03 to 0.17.  TBS’s FULL FRONTAL dipped 0.02 to 0.20.  USA’s WWE NXT was down 0.03 to 0.18.  On FXX, IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA held at 0.13, and CAKE ticked down to 0.02/59K.  WGN’s DOG’S MOST WANTED fell 0.04 to 0.12.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 100 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday October 30, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 10:00 PM 61 0.46 1,053
2 SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.46 838
3 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: MILWAUKEE/BOSTON ESPN 7:44 PM 148 0.38 947
4 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: LA CLIPPERS/UTAH ESPN 10:12 PM 140 0.36 817
5 CHALLENGE:WAR OF WORLDS 2 MTV 9:00 PM 91 0.34 653
6 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0005 CHARLESTON WV TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 120 0.33 759
7 BLACK INK CREW 8 VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.33 742
8 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:32 AM 58 0.32 731
9 EXPEDITION UNKNOWN DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 67 0.32 1,296
10 OVAL, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.27 944
11 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 7:30 PM 14 0.27 671
12 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.26 910
13 MLB WORLD SERIES ON FOXD: GM7: NATIONALS VS ASTROS FOX DEPORTES 8:00 PM 239 0.24 613
14 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.24 625
15 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.24 801
16 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.24 697
17 SISTAS SERIES BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.23 823
18 SPORTSCENTER WITH SAS  L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.22 526
19 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.22 542
20 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 35 0.22 657
21 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.22 2,836
22 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.22 677
23 SHATTERED INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.22 884
24 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.21 3,111
25 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.21 1,124
26 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.21 2,943
27 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.20 595
28 CRANK YANKERS COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.20 364
29 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 1:30 AM 90 0.19 434
30 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.18 2,500
31 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.18 1,082
32 WWE NXT: WWE NXT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 129 0.18 580
33 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.18 3,052
34 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.17 1,025
35 PROPERTY BROS:FOREVER HOM HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.17 1,164
36 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.16 2,288
37 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,071
38 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 2,194
39 MLS PLAYOFFS L: CONF CHAMP:ATLANTA/TORONTO FOX SPORTS 1 7:53 PM 157 0.15 359
40 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.15 1,629
41 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.15 1,945
42 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 8:30 PM 30 0.15 508
43 PB FH: REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.15 891
44 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.15 475
45 MOVIE- ORIGINAL RPT: MY CHRISTMAS PRINCE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 121 0.14 807
46 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.14 2,030
47 PB FH: REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:00 PM 60 0.14 710
48 RYANS MYSTERY PLAYDATE NICKELODEON 11:30 AM 30 0.13 459
49 LIGHTS OUT COMEDY CENTRAL 11:35 PM 30 0.13 255
50 MOVIE- ORIGINAL RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 116 0.13 611
51 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,573
52 ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELP FXX 10:00 PM 32 0.13 248
53 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.13 1,068
54 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.13 353
55 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.13 361
56 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.13 1,790
57 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 327
58 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 7:30 PM 60 0.12 326
59 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,588
60 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 862
61 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,727
62 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 30 0.12 288
63 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.12 1,796
64 DOGS MOST WANTED WGN AMERICA 9:00 PM 60 0.12 508
65 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.12 321
66 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 275
67 WORLDS BIGGEST GHOST HUNT: PENNHURST ASYLUM A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 121 0.12 356
68 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.12 282
69 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 6:30 PM 30 0.12 290
70 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 1,132
71 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.11 837
72 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,472
73 FOX NEWS REPORTING. FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,518
74 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.11 1,177
75 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.11 1,953
76 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.11 1,002
77 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.11 1,448
78 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,616
79 COPWATCH AMERICA BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:00 PM 60 0.11 329
80 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.10 1,760
81 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 5:30 PM 60 0.10 240
82 GHOST HUNTERS A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 65 0.10 339
83 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 928
84 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,526
85 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.10 1,779
86 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 11:59 PM 61 0.10 248
87 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.10 593
88 SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPK DISNEY JUNIOR 8:25 PM 55 0.09 345
89 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.09 1,468
90 BITCHIN RIDES MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.09 396
91 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 228
92 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.09 343
93 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 1,195
94 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 858
95 MOUNTAIN MONSTERS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 260
96 UNDISPUTED L: 787 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 201
97 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 680
98 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 765
99 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.08 1,185
100 EXTINCT OR ALIVE ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 61 0.08 309
101 CNN RIGHT NOW CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 764
102 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: ABE LINCOLN VAMP HUNTER PARAMOUNT 10:15 PM 135 0.08 265
103 MOVIE- ORIGINAL RPT: MY CHRISTMAS PRINCE LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 121 0.08 423
104 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,132
105 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 796
106 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.08 233
107 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: MINNESOTA/ST. LOUIS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:01 PM 165 0.08 240
108 WORLDS BIGGEST GHOST HUNT: PENNHURST ASYLUM A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 121 0.08 190
109 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.08 1,036
110 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,199
111 SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPK DISNEY CHANNEL 6:00 AM 54 0.08 292
112 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.08 354
113 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.07 209
114 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 1,131
115 DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE SHORT DISNEY CHANNEL 2:29 PM 30 0.07 295
116 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 534
117 TOY STORY OF TERROR DISNEY CHANNEL 1:59 PM 30 0.07 278
118 CASH CAB BRAVO 11:30 PM 30 0.07 254
119 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 675
120 GHOST NATION REPACK: THIT-1R3R01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.07 222
121 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 736
122 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.07 1,168
123 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 11:51 PM 39 0.07 214
124 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 720
125 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 439
126 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.06 1,254
127 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.06 246
128 LIGA MX L: TIGRES / TOLUCA TUDN 11:03 PM 124 0.06 134
129 MLB WS POST GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 12:27 AM 80 0.06 245
130 GARAGE SQUAD MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.06 314
131 SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPK DISNEY JUNIOR 11:00 AM 55 0.05 200
132 HERD L: 1102 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 166
133 AMERICAN MYSTERY TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.05 218
134 LITTLE GIANTS ANIMAL PLANET 10:01 PM 30 0.05 251
135 NFL LIVE ESPN2 3:00 PM 90 0.05 151
136 LIGA MX L: PACHUCA / MONTERREY TUDN 8:55 PM 128 0.05 125
137 DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE SHORT DISNEY CHANNEL 11:30 PM 30 0.05 313
138 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.05 114
139 DAHMER:SERIAL KILLER: 100 2 HOUR SPECIAL OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 120 0.05 184
140 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0005 CHARLESTON WV TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:30 AM 120 0.05 116
141 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.05 94
142 MLB WS ON FOXD – PRE FOX DEPORTES 7:31 PM 29 0.05 125
143 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.04 138
144 ENGINEERING CATASTROPHES SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.04 305
145 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 90 0.04 131
146 DEADLY ENGINEERING SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.04 219
147 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 189
148 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.04 102
149 BASEBALL TONIGHT  L ESPN2 7:00 PM 30 0.04 129
150 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.04 258

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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.




13 Comments


  1. Leonard

    Do you have the viewership for the NXT repeat from 10-12 midnight?


  2. Leonard Arthur

    Do you have the viewership for the NXT replay from 10-12 midnight?


  3. Augus

    The Cry ratings on Sundance TV? Thanks


  4. Augus

    Do you have ‘Baroness Von Sketch Show’ (IFC) season premiere ratings, please? Thanks!


  5. jason

    Not true you provided replay numbers for AEW replay at 12:30am
    So can you please provide NXT replay 10pm-12am


  6. Augus

    Do you have ‘The Cry’ (Sundance TV at 11PM) and ‘Baroness Von Sketch Show’ (IFC at 12AM and 12:30AM) ratings, please?


  7. jason

    Do you have impact wrestling on AXS rating? It airs on Tuesday at 8pm



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