October 28, 2014

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Saturday Cable Originals (& Network Update) : 10.25.2014


NETWORK UPDATE:  WORLD SERIES GAME 4 adjusted up to 2.6 in final numbers, and ABC’s primetime COLLEGE FOOTBALL adjusted to 1.4.

Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs):

Elsewhere on the gridiron, ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL coverage took up the top 6 slots of the cable day, ranging from 0.55 to 1.53.  Fox Sports 1’s game was at 0.24.  BLACK DYNAMITE (Adult Swim) was up 0.05 to 0.50, and DOCTOR WHO (BBCAmerica) gained 0.08 to 0.38.  Two episodes of THE TRANSPORTER (TNT) were down 0.07-0.08 from last week’s premiere to twin 0.23s.  SURVIVORS REMORSE (Starz), renewed for Season 2, rose 0.03 to 0.08, and THE CHAIR fell 0.03 to an even more dismal 0.02.  In response to a reader query:  CANDY CRAZE (Food) was at 0.27, with 725K total viewers.

Top 25 Cable SAT Oct 25 2014

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.