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October 8, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 10.7.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:

ABC:  Coming off last week’s season premieres, the line-up was down:  STATION 19 by 0.18 to 0.58, GREY’S ANATOMY by 0.13 to 0.64, and BIG SKY by 0.05 to 0.32.

CBS:  A premiere night, as YOUNG SHELDON stayed steady with last year’s premiere at 0.70, UNITED STATES OF AL dipped 0.09 from its April series premiere to 0.49, GHOSTS launched at 0.56, and BULL relocated from Mondays at 0.35 compared to 0.4 for its 2020 premiere.

NBC:  After a rerun SVU at 0.38, a new episode dropped 0.11 to 0.62, and LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME was down 0.12 to 0.55.

FOX:  The broadcast share of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was the night’s powerhouse at 4.17.

CW:  CORONER ticked down to 0.06, and the series finale of THE OUTPOST held at 0.03.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  NFL Network’s share of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL topped cable at 1.03.  Fox Sports 1’s American League MLB ALDS games were at 0.58/0.39.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s HANNITY at 0.23/0.38/3.2M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.16/0.24/2.3M, and CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at.  TUDN’s SELECCION MEXICANO was at 0.23.  ESPN2’s WORLD CUP QUALIFYING MATCH was at 0.22.  On USA, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST edged up 0.02 to 0.20.  On MTV, FLORIBAMA SHORE dipped 0.03 to 0.15, and DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE was down 0.02 to 0.11.  FX’s WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS ticked down to 0.15.  On HGTV, FLIPPING 101 was steady at 0.15, HOUSE HUNTERS lost 0.02 to 0.11, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.05 to 0.10.  Bravo’s MILLION DOLLAR LISTING ticked up to 0.14.  We’s MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP was at 0.12.  A&E’s KIDS BEHIND BARS was at 0.12/0.11 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.12.  On ID, A TIME TO KILL fell 0.05 to 0.07.  Tru’s TACOMA FD dropped 0.05 to 0.06. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday October 7, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL: 2021 WK 5 LAR VS. SEA NFL NETWORK 8:23 PM 185 1.03 3,389
2 MLB AL DIVISION SERIES L: BOSTON/TAMPA BAY 1 FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 196 0.58 2,628
3 NFLN THU NT PRE-KICK NFL NETWORK 8:04 PM 19 0.44 1,584
4 MLB ALDS PRE GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 7:46 PM 14 0.40 1,773
5 MLB AL DIVISION SERIES L FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 PM 46 0.39 1,972
6 TNF POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 11:32 PM 35 0.34 1,013
7 NFLN THU NT PREGAME NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 34 0.26 858
8 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.23 3,153
9 SELECCION MEXICANA 10/7: MEXICO / CANADA TUDN 9:37 PM 135 0.23 514
10 WORLD CUP QUAL MATCHES  L: UNITED STATES/JAMAICA ESPN2 7:30 PM 150 0.22 596
11 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.21 2,895
12 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.20 1,770
13 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.20 820
14 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.19 2,142
15 TNF POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 12:07 AM 30 0.18 511
16 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.17 2,877
17 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.16 2,260
18 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.15 412
19 FLORIBAMA SHORE SSN4B MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.15 312
20 WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS FX 10:00 PM 34 0.15 326
21 FLIPPING 101 W/TAREK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.15 907
22 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,894
23 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LA BRAVO 8:00 PM 75 0.14 664
24 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.13 399
25 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.13 315
26 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.13 477
27 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,732
28 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,655
29 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 61 0.12 301
30 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: SUPERS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 825
31 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,597
32 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,731
33 MLB ALDS POST L FOX SPORTS 1 11:16 PM 58 0.12 541
34 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,699
35 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.12 1,622
36 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.12 266
37 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.12 2,146
38 KIDS BEHIND BARS: LIFE OR A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.12 406
39 NFL GAMEDAY KICKOFF NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 90 0.12 370
40 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.12 377
41 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 378
42 KIDS BEHIND BARS: LIFE OR A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.11 438
43 DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE S3 MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.11 232
44 COLL FTBL COUNTDOWN L ESPN 7:00 PM 28 0.11 364
45 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 31 0.11 933
46 DEADLY TYPE W/ CANDICE D INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 30 0.11 392
47 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.11 977
48 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,546
49 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 378
50 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.11 1,429
51 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.10 261
52 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: HOUSTON/TULANE ESPN 7:28 PM 208 0.10 464
53 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 805
54 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.10 904
55 MIKE & MOLLY NICK-AT-NITE 2:09 AM 36 0.10 318
56 PAWN STARS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.10 421
57 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.10 842
58 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,641
59 YOUNG DYLAN NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.09 262
60 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,261
61 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.09 423
62 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:01 PM 59 0.09 273
63 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP: FL WETV 8:48 PM 12 0.09 265
64 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 303
65 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.09 1,292
66 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.09 646
67 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.09 1,280
68 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.09 1,401
69 RUMBO AL MUNDIAL: EL SALVADOR VS PANAMA UNIVERSO 10:09 PM 120 0.09 180
70 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 916
71 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.09 1,101
72 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 10:56 PM 64 0.09 264
73 PAWN STARS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.08 442
74 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 726
75 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 259
76 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 210
77 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 266
78 SELECCION EE.UU. 10/7: ESTADOS UNIDOS / JAMAICA TUDN 7:00 PM 157 0.08 192
79 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 643
80 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.07 475
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 549
82 HOUSE DIVIDED, A WETV 10:00 PM 45 0.07 167
83 PAWN STARS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.07 314
84 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 741
85 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.07 248
86 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.07 449
87 MY FEET KILLING ME:FNOTES TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 586
88 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 9:15 PM 30 0.07 322
89 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRUTV 9:30 PM 30 0.07 177
90 TIME TO KILL, A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.07 344
91 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 652
92 UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE   L: BELGIUM/FRANCE ESPN2 2:30 PM 150 0.06 164
93 MOVIE DISNEY JUNIOR 7:00 PM 45 0.06 353
94 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.06 151
95 UNDISPUTED L: 1276 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 194
96 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.06 1,343
97 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 555
98 TACOMA FD TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.06 201
99 THAT GIRL LAY LAY NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 32 0.06 190
100 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 625
101 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 603
102 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.06 578
103 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 680
104 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.06 672
105 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,178
106 YOUNG SHELDON NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 30 0.05 207
107 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.05 817
108 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.05 669
109 RUMBO AL MUNDIAL: HONDURAS VS COSTA RICA UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 129 0.05 117
110 UNEXPLAINED:CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 382
111 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.05 716
112 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 499
113 MLB ALDS PRE GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 60 0.05 281
114 NBA PRE-SEASON    L: MIAMI/HOUSTON ESPN2 10:00 PM 158 0.05 173
115 LIFE BELOW ZERO SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.05 354
116 DARK SIDE OF THE RING VICE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 137
117 LIFE BELOW ZERO FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 15 0.05 352
118 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.05 626
119 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 30 0.05 124
120 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 705
121 G. PETITO INVESTIGATION HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.04 207
122 UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE 1: BELGICA/FRANCIA TUDN 2:30 PM 150 0.04 146
123 LBZ NEXT GEN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:15 PM 60 0.04 328
124 STORM RISING SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:30 PM 60 0.04 238
125 LBZ NEXT GENERATION FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:15 PM 15 0.04 276
126 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 12:00 AM 60 0.04 97
127 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.04 101
128 HERD L: 1591 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 141
129 BASEBALL TONIGHT  L ESPN2 12:38 AM 32 0.04 135
130 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.04 396
131 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S4 UNIVERSO 3:30 PM 30 0.04 77
132 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S4 UNIVERSO 3:00 PM 30 0.04 70
133 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 446
134 WORST WITCH (SERIES) DISNEY CHANNEL 4:34 PM 33 0.04 137
135 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.04 637
136 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 679
137 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.04 376
138 UNDERGROUND MARVELS SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.04 234
139 CHRIS SALCEDO SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 5:00 PM 60 0.03 313
140 ABANDONED: EXP SHIPWRECK SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.03 192
141 CAKE FXX 10:00 PM 35 0.03 92
142 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 180
143 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 176
144 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 292
145 SPONGEBOB NICKTOONS 12:00 AM 30 0.03 102
146 WORST WITCH (SERIES) DISNEY CHANNEL 4:00 PM 34 0.03 107
147 FF MOVIE: JAWS 3 FREEFORM 12:00 AM 120 0.03 87
148 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 202
149 SPICER & CO NEWSMAX TV 6:00 PM 60 0.03 362
150 NHL THE POINT ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.03 69
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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.