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October 12, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Sunday 10.10.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS dropped 0.07 to 0.43, CELEBRITY WHEEL OF FORTUNE fell 0.11 to 0.50, SUPERMARKET SWEEP was down 0.05 to 0.37, and THE ROOKIE held at 0.31. 

CBS:  With a lower NFL lead-in, 60 MINUTES was down 0.61 to 0.92.  The season premiere of THE EQUALIZER was at 0.77 compared to 0.93 for its first regular episode (post the post-Super Bowl premiere) in February.  The season premiere of NCIS: LA was at 0.65 compared to 0.8 for the November 2020 premiere.  SEAL TEAM will only be airing for a few weeks on CBS before moving to its new home on Paramount+, and its season premiere was at 0.44 compared to 0.5 for the December 20 premiere.

NBC:  The primetime portion of SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 5.18 compared to last week’s 7.40.  We don’t have the numbers for the post-rain delay portion of the game that went past primetime.

FOX:  It was TREEHOUSE OF HORROR night on THE SIMPSONS, at 1.32 compared to last year’s 1.7, and up 0.14 from 2 weeks ago, the last time FOX had the late national NFL game.  Also compared to 2 weeks ago, GREAT NORTH was up 0.08 to 0.76, BOB’S BURGERS was up 0.05 to 0.67, and FAMILY GUY was down 0.02 to 0.56.

CW:  The new line-up premiered with LEGENDS OF THE HIDDEN TEMPLE at 0.07 and KILLER CAMP at 0.05.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The season’s one-third finale of AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD gained 0.06 to 0.53, with WALKING DEAD: WORLD BEYOND down a tick to 0.19, and TALKING DEAD down 0.02 to 0.08.  On Adult Swim, a RICK & MORTY special was at 0.19, and TEENAGE EUTHANASIA ticked up to 0.11.  On Starz, BMF rose 0.03 to 0.13, and the season finale of HEELS ticked down to 0.01/81K.  Hallmark’s CHESAPEAKE SHORES dropped 0.03 to 0.08.  On Showtime, THE CIRCUS ticked up to 0.02/214K, BURIED premiered at 0.01/117K, AMERICAN RUST ticked down to 0.01/333K, and WORK IN PROGRESS ticked off the cliff to zero/66K.  On HBO, the finale of SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE was steady at 0.02/154K, the finale of NUCLEAR FAMILY held at 0.01/62K, and LAST WEEK TONIGHT was down 0.02 to 0.08. 

NFL Network had the early Sunday morning game from London (branded as “THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL”) at 1.16  The MLB PLAYOFFS were at 0.52 on Fox Sports 1, and 0.43 on MLB Network.  On TLC, 90 DAY FIANCE climbed 0.09 to 0.44, and I LOVE A MAMA’S BOY was up 0.04 to 0.24.  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF THE POTOMAC rose 0.11 to 0.36, and REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SLC was up 0.07 to 0.28.  ESPN2’s FORMULA 1 race was at 0.24.  On Food Network, HALLOWEEN WARS was steady at 0.21, and OUTRAGEOUS PUMPKINS was down 0.02 to 0.18.  TUDN’s SELECCION MEXICANA match was at 0.21.  On ID, EVIL LIVES HERE edged up 0.02 to 0.15, and ON THE CASE was up 0.02 to 0.12.  Discovery’s ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE fell a tenth to 0.13.  On HGTV, RENO INC stayed at 0.13, LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT was at 0.09/0.08 compared to last week’s 0.13/0.12, and HAWAII LIFE was at 0.08/0.07 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.12.  On History, WHEN BIG THINGS GO WRONG was at 0.07, and ENGINEERING THAT BUILT THE WORLD was at 0.06. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday October 10, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: 2021 WK 5 NYJ VS. ATL NFL NETWORK 9:36 AM 175 1.16 3,282
2 TNF POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 12:33 PM 27 0.72 2,003
3 WALKING DEAD AMC 9:00 PM 61 0.53 1,914
4 MLB AL DIVISION SERIES L: HOUSTON/CHICAGO WHITE SOX 3 FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 279 0.52 1,979
5 90 DAY FIANCE: OTHER WAY: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 121 0.44 2,078
6 DIVISION SERIES GAME: 2021 ALDS GAME 3 TB AT BOS MLB NETWORK 4:08 PM 318 0.43 2,042
7 REAL HOUSEWIVES POTOMAC BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.36 1,050
8 TNF PRE-KICK NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 36 0.28 893
9 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SLC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.28 669
10 MLBT DIVISION POSTGAME MLB NETWORK 9:26 PM 34 0.25 1,015
11 NFL COUNTDOWN           L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 180 0.24 856
12 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX L: DHL TURKISH GRAND PRIX ESPN2 7:54 AM 143 0.24 716
13 I LOVE A MAMAS BOY TLC 10:01 PM 60 0.24 1,361
14 HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.21 997
15 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.21 743
16 SELECCION MEXICANA 10/10: MEXICO / HONDURAS TUDN 6:30 PM 150 0.21 498
17 WALKING DEAD:WORLD BEYOND AMC 10:01 PM 68 0.19 807
18 RICK & MORTY: EXTRAS ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 15 0.19 365
19 OUTRAGEOUS PUMPKINS FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.18 840
20 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:38 AM 93 0.18 480
21 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.18 473
22 NBA PRE-SEASON    L: PHOENIX/LA LAKERS ESPN 10:00 PM 146 0.17 486
23 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 210 0.15 515
24 EVIL LIVES HERE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.15 767
25 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 584
26 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.13 1,106
27 RENO INC: HOME SWEET HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.13 1,003
28 GIRL MEETS FARM FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 30 0.13 756
29 BMF STARZ PRIMARY 8:04 PM 52 0.13 368
30 UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE   L: SPAIN/FRANCE ESPN 2:30 PM 154 0.12 328
31 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,344
32 ON THE CASE WITH PZ INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.12 744
33 90 DAY OTHER WAY: PILLOW TLC 11:01 PM 59 0.12 938
34 UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE 10/10: ESPANA / FRANCIA TUDN 2:30 PM 154 0.11 296
35 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 12:26 AM 12 0.11 297
36 TEENAGE EUTHANASIA ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.11 214
37 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,514
38 FANTASY FOOTBALL NOW    L: N/A ESPN2 10:17 AM 163 0.11 248
39 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,538
40 TNF SHOWCASE NFL NETWORK 8:30 AM 30 0.10 339
41 MLB ALDS POST L FOX SPORTS 1 12:39 AM 53 0.10 388
42 NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 60 0.10 472
43 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 247
44 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,399
45 NBA PRE-SEASON    L: OKLAHOMA CITY/MILWAUKEE ESPN 7:30 PM 150 0.10 238
46 CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.09 410
47 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 381
48 LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.09 933
49 SUNDAY NIGHT IN AMERICA. FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.09 1,255
50 NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM 2: NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM 2 NICK-AT-NITE 8:00 PM 150 0.09 259
51 LAST WEEK TONIGHT HBO PRIME 11:01 PM 29 0.08 421
52 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,592
53 LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.08 883
54 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,020
55 LOVE LIFE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 45 0.08 387
56 RUMBO AL MUNDIAL: PANAMA VS EE.UU. UNIVERSO 5:30 PM 157 0.08 195
57 HAWAII LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.08 843
58 CHESAPEAKE SHORES HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,402
59 OSBOURNES WANT TO BELIEVE TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 305
60 TALKING DEAD AMC 11:09 PM 60 0.08 303
61 MLB ALDS PRE GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 PM 30 0.07 327
62 HAWAII LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.07 779
63 WHEN BIG THINGS GO WRONG HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.07 480
64 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 4:30 PM 180 0.07 308
65 TO RESCUE THE REPUBLIC FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 736
66 PARA CAUGHT CAM REPACK: TPCC-4R2R08H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.07 363
67 ONE CHAMPIONSHIP MMA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:59 AM 60 0.07 185
68 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.07 780
69 LOUISIANA LAW ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.06 453
70 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 59 0.06 321
71 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 1:03 AM 59 0.06 310
72 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 1,099
73 TRNING PT W DR D JEREMIAH USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.06 168
74 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.06 709
75 ENGINEERING THAT BUILT W HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.06 490
76 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 1,054
77 JOEL OSTEEN USA NETWORK 8:30 AM 30 0.05 180
78 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.05 432
79 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 10:49 PM 32 0.05 286
80 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.05 165
81 MIKE & MOLLY NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 30 0.05 218
82 NFL GAMEDAY KICKOFF NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 90 0.05 172
83 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: VOWS WE KEEP, THE HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.05 871
84 NFL GAMEDAY FINAL NFL NETWORK 12:36 AM 60 0.05 182
85 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 7:36 PM 32 0.05 226
86 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.05 813
87 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.05 726
88 MIKE & MOLLY NICK-AT-NITE 11:00 PM 30 0.05 254
89 NASCAR CUP SERIES POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:01 PM 29 0.05 225
90 IN TOUCH MINISTRIES W/C S USA NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.05 154
91 MISION EUROPA L TUDN 5:04 PM 56 0.05 156
92 MLB TONIGHT POSTGAME MLB NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.05 214
93 FUTBOL CENTRAL EF SUN TUDN 6:00 PM 30 0.05 127
94 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 253
95 COMEDY CENTRAL MOVIE: DESPICABLE ME COMEDY CENTRAL 3:00 PM 120 0.05 141
96 TIME MACHINE: CARS THAT MADE AMERICA PT 2 HISTORY 5:00 PM 120 0.05 357
97 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 7:00 PM 60 0.05 412
98 FORMULA 1 SURROUND L ESPN2 6:30 AM 84 0.05 181
99 TIME MACHINE: CARS THAT MADE AMERICA PT 1 HISTORY 3:00 PM 120 0.04 259
100 BIG SUNDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.04 764
101 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.04 655
102 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 8:08 PM 32 0.04 193
103 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 9:44 PM 32 0.04 263
104 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 8:40 PM 32 0.04 214
105 G. PETITO INVESTIGATION HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.04 317
106 MURDER NATION: JERSEY HLN 10:00 PM 60 0.04 298
107 COMEDY CENTRAL MOVIE: LEGO MOVIE, THE COMEDY CENTRAL 1:00 PM 120 0.04 108
108 KAMP KORAL NICKTOONS 10:00 AM 30 0.04 84
109 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 9:12 PM 32 0.04 249
110 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 7:04 PM 32 0.04 177
111 DC SUPER HERO G (SERIES) THE CARTOON NETWORK 8:15 AM 15 0.04 78
112 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 10:16 PM 33 0.04 248
113 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 488
114 THIS IS LIFE CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.04 522
115 SMURFS, THE NICKTOONS 10:30 AM 30 0.04 85
116 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.04 423
117 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 738
118 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.04 210
119 MLB ALDS ON FOXD: GM3: ASTROS VS WHITE SOX FOX DEPORTES 7:52 PM 284 0.03 97
120 SIDE HUSTLE TEENNICK 10:00 AM 30 0.03 66
121 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: LIST OF A LIFETIME LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.03 257
122 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.03 219
123 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.03 241
124 DESCENDANTS: ROYAL WEDDIN DISNEY CHANNEL 10:05 PM 25 0.03 127
125 SNAPPED: 9906 NOTORIOUS: HAPPY FACE KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 120 0.03 266
126 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 11:05 PM 58 0.03 219
127 SIDE HUSTLE TEENNICK 10:30 AM 30 0.03 61
128 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.03 612
129 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.03 355
130 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.03 424
131 RACE, THE FOX SPORTS 1 1:32 AM 60 0.03 135
132 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.03 388
133 FULLY TORQUED HISTORY 10:00 AM 30 0.03 218
134 SUNDAY SHOW W/J. CAPEHART: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.03 417
135 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 11:21 PM 32 0.03 209
136 FUTBOL CENTRAL SUN TUDN 2:00 PM 30 0.03 72
137 FULLY TORQUED HISTORY 10:30 AM 30 0.03 195
138 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 225
139 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.03 366
140 TO RESCUE THE REPUBLIC FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.03 288
141 DC SUPER HERO G (SERIES) THE CARTOON NETWORK 8:00 AM 15 0.03 63
142 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN2 7:30 PM 44 0.03 124
143 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 451
144 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 388
145 HALL OF VILLAINS DISNEY CHANNEL 4:30 PM 30 0.03 130
146 SIDE HUSTLE TEENNICK 9:30 AM 30 0.03 53
147 GIBSON AND REISER REPORTS: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 120 0.03 233
148 WICKED TUNA OBX: EXTRA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.03 159
149 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 6:32 PM 32 0.03 90
150 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 6:00 AM 30 0.03 66
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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.