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October 26, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Monday 10.25.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  DANCING WITH THE STARS dropped 0.06 to 0.71, and THE GOOD DOCTOR returned from a week off up 0.02 to 0.41.

CBS:  Reruns at 0.48/0.38/0.29/0.26.

NBC:  THE VOICE rose 0.09 to 0.85, but ORDINARY JOE was down 0.06 to 0.31.

FOX:  With THE MASKED SINGER preempted by the World Series on Wednesday, the network aired a Monday episode that was sharply down from its typical rating at 0.39.  That did no favors for the struggling THE BIG LEAP, which fell 0.05 to a new low 0.18.

CW:  The season premiere of ALL AMERICAN was at 0.23, down 0.16 from last January’s premiere.  4400 premiered at a quiet 0.10.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 3.07, which was down 0.99 from last week, but the drop mostly represented a shift to the return of the ESPN2 MANNINGCAST at 0.63.  USA’s WWE telecast was at 0.48/0.47/0.46 compared to last week’s 0.40/0.40/0.38.  Bravo’s BELOW DECK rose 0.06 to 0.37.  On Food Network, HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP gained 0.08 to 0.26.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.25/0.41/3.2M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.15/0.23/2.2M, and CNN.  On TLC, 90 DAY FIANCE gained 0.03 to 0.21, and THE FAMILY CHANTEL was up 0.03 to 0.19.  On HGTV, HELP I WRECKED MY HOUSE jumped 0.07 to 0.18, and LOVE IT OR LIST IT was steady at 0.14.  TBS’s AMERICAN DAD returned at 0.17.  On VH1, LOVE & HIP-HOP dropped 0.04 to 0.15, and BLACK INK CREW was down 0.02 to 0.14.  Discovery’s STREET OUTLAWS was at 0.14/0.11, compared to last week’s 0.14/0.08.  On A&E, HOARDERS edged up 0.02 to 0.13, and INTERVENTION ticked up to 0.09.  On ID, DETECTIVE DIARIES lost 0.02 to 0.11. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Monday October 25, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFL REGULAR SEASON      L: NEW ORLEANS/SEATTLE ESPN 8:13 PM 190 3.07 11,189
2 MONDAY NIGHT KICKOFF    L ESPN 8:00 PM 13 1.41 5,517
3 MONDAY NIGHT POSTGAME L ESPN 11:23 PM 13 1.37 4,676
4 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:36 PM 54 0.70 2,265
5 NFL REGULAR SEASON      L: NEW ORLEANS/SEATTLE ESPN2 8:13 PM 190 0.63 1,606
6 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.48 1,727
7 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.47 1,668
8 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.46 1,580
9 MONDAY NIGHT COUNTDOWN  L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.45 1,432
10 BELOW DECK BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.37 1,360
11 MONDAY NIGHT POSTGAME L ESPN2 11:23 PM 14 0.28 593
12 HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMP: HL-707TH FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 120 0.26 1,174
13 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.25 3,185
14 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.24 3,219
15 SPORTSCENTER 12AM ESPN 1:30 AM 60 0.21 643
16 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.21 785
17 90 DAY: SINGLE LIFE TLC 9:00 PM 71 0.21 1,109
18 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.20 2,448
19 FAMILY CHANTEL TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.19 895
20 MONDAY NIGHT KICKOFF    L ESPN2 8:00 PM 13 0.18 627
21 HELP! I WRECKED MY HOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 61 0.18 1,078
22 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,318
23 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.17 2,614
24 AMERICAN DAD TBS TBS NETWORK 9:30 PM 30 0.17 365
25 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.17 593
26 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,910
27 LOVE & HIP HOP MIAMI 4 VH1 9:00 PM 60 0.15 371
28 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.15 508
29 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.15 2,156
30 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.15 2,165
31 LOVE IT OR LIST IT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.14 995
32 STREET OUTLAWS: NO PREP: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 121 0.14 684
33 BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO 7 VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.14 368
34 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.14 1,841
35 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 423
36 90 DAY: SINGLE LIFE PILLO TLC 10:11 PM 60 0.14 840
37 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.14 462
38 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.14 458
39 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,522
40 LOVE IT OR LIST IT REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:00 PM 60 0.13 646
41 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.13 537
42 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,642
43 HOARDERS: TIFFANY 135 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 121 0.13 567
44 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,734
45 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,603
46 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,545
47 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 384
48 DETECTIVE DIARIES: N/A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 120 0.11 544
49 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.11 378
50 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,564
51 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 377
52 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.11 991
53 SO: NO PREP KINGS: TEAM DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 119 0.11 435
54 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,227
55 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,543
56 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.10 1,309
57 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,398
58 UNDISPUTED L: 1288 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.09 224
59 UFC COUNTDOWN ESPN2 11:37 PM 53 0.09 223
60 NFL REWIND   L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 331
61 INTERVENTION A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.09 321
62 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.09 1,216
63 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 924
64 CLOSE ENOUGH TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 29 0.08 188
65 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,315
66 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.08 703
67 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.08 622
68 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 268
69 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 695
70 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.08 574
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 637
72 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.07 694
73 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.07 520
74 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 648
75 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.07 195
76 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.07 477
77 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 723
78 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.07 250
79 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.07 628
80 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.07 541
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 542
82 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 648
83 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 271
84 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.06 1,050
85 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.06 658
86 HERD L: 1604 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 205
87 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: PORTLAND/LA CLIPPERS NBA-TV 10:25 PM 153 0.06 183
88 MYST MUSEUM REPACK: STDA-3R1R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.06 388
89 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 664
90 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,275
91 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:12 AM 36 0.06 127
92 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.06 714
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 625
94 CRAIG OF THE CREEK THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 15 0.05 189
95 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.05 605
96 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:24 PM 36 0.05 122
97 FATAL ATTRACTION TV ONE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 162
98 FOR MY MAN TV ONE 10:00 PM 60 0.05 171
99 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:48 AM 36 0.05 109
100 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 463
101 MOVE THE STICKS NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.05 152
102 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S6 UNIVERSO 2:00 PM 30 0.05 95
103 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.05 310
104 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.05 155
105 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,289
106 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.05 180
107 BABY LOONEY TUNES THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 AM 30 0.04 106
108 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 60 0.04 185
109 MIRA, ROYAL DETECTIVE DISNEY JUNIOR 5:00 PM 25 0.04 291
110 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.04 586
111 CAILLOU THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:05 AM 30 0.04 108
112 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:36 AM 36 0.04 92
113 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S6 UNIVERSO 2:30 PM 30 0.04 93
114 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 341
115 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 AM 36 0.04 83
116 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.04 365
117 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1236 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.04 118
118 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.04 124
119 CAILLOU THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:35 AM 25 0.04 100
120 MYST MUSEUM: AREA 51 TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.04 175
121 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 825
122 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 206
123 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 655
124 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 752
125 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.04 130
126 I WAS A TEENAGE FELON VICE 10:00 PM 60 0.04 67
127 E! TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY E! 10:00 PM 60 0.04 167
128 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.04 102
129 MUSH-MUSH AND THE MUSHABL THE CARTOON NETWORK 1:00 PM 30 0.04 64
130 NBA TODAY L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.04 94
131 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S6 UNIVERSO 3:00 PM 30 0.04 62
132 CHUGGINGTON TALES RAILS DISNEY JUNIOR 8:25 AM 25 0.04 137
133 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:30 AM 60 0.04 108
134 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.04 118
135 WORST WITCH (SERIES) DISNEY CHANNEL 4:00 PM 34 0.04 213
136 WORST WITCH (SERIES) DISNEY CHANNEL 4:34 PM 34 0.04 205
137 GRAND DESIGNS:UNBELIEVABL HOME AND GARDEN TV 6:00 AM 60 0.04 197
138 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 568
139 POCOYO THE CARTOON NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.04 85
140 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 284
141 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 102
142 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 764
143 SEGUR FRONTERA AUS S12 UNIVERSO 1:30 PM 30 0.03 66
144 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: WASHINGTON/BROOKLYN NBA-TV 7:30 PM 143 0.03 130
145 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 58 0.03 301
146 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.03 129
147 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 9:53 PM 32 0.03 170
148 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 248
149 BF DELICIOUS DESTINATION COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.03 111
150 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 75 0.03 157
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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.