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October 13, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Tuesday 10.12.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  A Tuesday edition of DANCING WITH THE STARS was at 0.66, down 0.03 from Monday.  It was followed by a NIGHT IN THE ACADEMY MUSEUM special at 0.28.

CBS:  FBI rose 0.11 to 0.70, FBI: INTERNATIONAL gained 0.05 to 0.58, and FBI: MOST WANTED was up a tenth to 0.63.

NBC:  THE VOICE ticked down to 0.86, LA BREA also shed a tick to 0.63, and NEW AMSTERDAM was up 0.07 to 0.37.

FOX:  THE RESIDENT dipped 0.03 to 0.45, and OUR KIND OF PEOPLE was up 0.03 to 0.33.

CW:  STARGIRL climbed 0.03 to 0.12, and SUPERGIRL ticked up to 0.09.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS: In another change from tradition, CHUCKY will be simulcast each week on USA and Syfy.  It premiered at 0.18 on Syfy and 0.13 on USA.  On both networks, it was followed by a “sneak” of the DAY OF THE DEAD pilot, respectively at 0.09/0.05.

TBS’s MLB PLAYOFFS games were at 1.36/0.75, with Fox Sports 1’s game at 0.36.  ESPN featured a doubleheader on opening night of the NHL season at 0.38/0.32.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.28/0.45/3.3M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.13/0.19/2.1M, and CNN’s DON LEMON TONIGHT at 0.10/700K.  Bravo’s VANDERPUMP RULES was steady at 0.23.  BET’s THE OVAL returned at 0.22 (plus 0.01/57K on BET Her), and ASSISTED LIVING was at 0.16 (plus 0.01/27K on BET Her).  TNT’s NBA PRESEASON game was at 0.20.  On TLC, MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE slipped 0.02 to 0.19, and WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE was down 0.03 to 0.13.  On MTV, TEEN MOM was at 0.18/0.08 compared to last week’s 0.23/0.07.  FX’s AMERICAN CRIME STORY: IMPEACHMENT ticked down to 0.15.  On Food Network, BEAT BOBBY FLAY dropped 0.06 to 0.15, and DINNER: IMPOSSIBLE held at 0.14.  USA’s WWE NXT edged up 0.02 to 0.15.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS gained 0.05 to 0.15, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was up 0.04 to 0.14, and NATE & JEREMIAH ticked up to 0.13.  OWN’s QUEEN SUGAR was up 0.02 to 0.13.  On ID, SIGNS OF A PSYCHOPATH was steady at 0.11, and BODY CAM ticked up to 0.09.  History’s CITIES OF THE UNDERWORLD lost 0.02 to 0.08.  VH1’s WILD N OUT 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: Tuesday October 12, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 MLB DIVISION SERIES: GIANTS/LA DODGERS GM4 TBS NETWORK 9:17 PM 214 1.36 5,145
2 MLB DIVISION SERIES: BREWERS/BRAVES GM4 TBS NETWORK 5:08 PM 137 0.75 3,065
3 NHL REGULAR SEASON      L: PITTSBURGH/TAMPA BAY ESPN 7:41 PM 157 0.38 983
4 MLB AL DIVISION SERIES L: HOUSTON/CHICAGO WHITE SOX 4 FOX SPORTS 1 2:00 PM 284 0.36 1,745
5 NHL REGULAR SEASON      L: SEATTLE/LAS VEGAS ESPN 10:18 PM 154 0.32 783
6 INSIDE THE MLB TBS NETWORK 12:51 AM 55 0.28 1,012
7 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.28 3,338
8 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.26 2,925
9 NHL THE POINT L ESPN 7:00 PM 41 0.25 617
10 MLB DIVISION SERIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 PM 22 0.25 1,030
11 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.23 610
12 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.22 2,336
13 OVAL, THE S3 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.22 961
14 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.21 3,036
15 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.20 652
16 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.20 661
17 NBA PRESEASON EXHIBITION: WARRIORS/LAKERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:30 PM 151 0.20 616
18 MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.19 986
19 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.19 1,820
20 TEEN MOM SSN 9B MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.18 459
21 MLB ALDS POST L FOX SPORTS 1 6:44 PM 28 0.18 701
22 CHUCKY SYFY 10:00 PM 60 0.18 451
23 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.17 2,260
24 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.17 2,407
25 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 418
26 ASSISTED LIVING BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:30 PM 30 0.16 645
27 HOUSE OF PAYNE (2020) BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 30 0.16 623
28 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.16 504
29 ACS: IMPEACHMENT FX 10:00 PM 83 0.15 554
30 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.15 483
31 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:52 AM 68 0.15 378
32 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.15 707
33 WWE NXT: WWE NXT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.15 632
34 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.15 453
35 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.15 1,112
36 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 425
37 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.14 1,082
38 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.14 1,637
39 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,710
40 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.14 1,663
41 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.14 388
42 DINNER IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.14 607
43 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.13 968
44 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,644
45 CHUCKY USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.13 357
46 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,675
47 NATE & JEREMIAH HOME PROJ HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.13 1,141
48 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.13 2,086
49 QUEEN SUGAR OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.13 663
50 WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE TLC 10:01 PM 61 0.13 890
51 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,661
52 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 334
53 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 337
54 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 325
55 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 356
56 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,558
57 STREET OUTLAWS: NO PREP: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.11 489
58 SIGNS OF A PSYCHOPATH INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 30 0.11 626
59 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,601
60 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,580
61 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.10 770
62 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.10 719
63 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.10 447
64 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.10 793
65 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.10 259
66 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: APPALACHIAN STATE/LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE ESPN2 7:30 PM 205 0.10 426
67 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 28 0.09 294
68 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 667
69 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.09 287
70 SO: NO PREP KINGS: TEAM: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 120 0.09 390
71 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.09 881
72 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,323
73 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 681
74 DAY OF THE DEAD SNEAK SYFY 11:00 PM 64 0.09 272
75 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.09 226
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 649
77 BODY CAM: ON THE SCENE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.09 494
78 NHL THE POINT L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 202
79 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,224
80 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.08 423
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 576
82 CITIES OF THE UNDERWORLD HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.08 506
83 TEEN MOM:YOUNG & PREG S3 MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.08 177
84 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.08 672
85 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 7:12 PM 60 0.08 238
86 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 667
87 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.08 452
88 UNDISPUTED L: 1279 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 220
89 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.08 1,087
90 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 916
91 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 619
92 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.07 490
93 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.07 540
94 LIFE BELOW ZERO NEXT GEN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 690
95 LIFE BELOW COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 482
96 HERD L FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 90 0.06 222
97 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 1:01 AM 61 0.06 312
98 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 16 VH1 8:00 PM 30 0.06 117
99 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 739
100 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.06 1,274
101 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 58 0.06 333
102 YOUNG SHELDON NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 30 0.06 261
103 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 536
104 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,117
105 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 1,404
106 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 568
107 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.05 495
108 UNEXPLAINED CAM  REPACK: TGCU-2R1R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.05 332
109 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.05 163
110 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.05 134
111 DAY OF THE DEAD SNEAK USA NETWORK 11:00 PM 64 0.05 166
112 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.05 600
113 MLB ALDS PRE GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 1:30 PM 30 0.05 321
114 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 10:55 PM 65 0.05 154
115 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.05 547
116 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 7:00 PM 60 0.05 350
117 BITCHIN RIDES MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.05 332
118 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.04 505
119 CELEBRITY GAME FACE E! 10:00 PM 60 0.04 189
120 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 222
121 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.04 250
122 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 11:05 PM 58 0.04 259
123 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 383
124 WORLD CUP QUAL MATCHES  L: DENMARK/AUSTRIA ESPN2 2:30 PM 150 0.04 112
125 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 539
126 WORST WITCH (SERIES) DISNEY CHANNEL 4:00 PM 33 0.04 163
127 HAUNTED HOSPITALS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 230
128 G. PETITO INVESTIGATION HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.04 221
129 MLB ON DECK PREGAME SHOW TBS NETWORK 4:00 PM 68 0.04 197
130 NFL FILMS PRESENTS FOX SPORTS 1 8:12 PM 30 0.04 121
131 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 443
132 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 755
133 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.04 96
134 WORST WITCH (SERIES) DISNEY CHANNEL 4:33 PM 34 0.04 140
135 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.04 964
136 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2021 WK 5 GB VS. CIN NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.04 171
137 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 644
138 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 828
139 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 255
140 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 45 0.03 139
141 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 649
142 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.03 138
143 AUTO MUNDIAL MOTOR TREND 7:00 PM 30 0.03 134
144 JASON BIGGS CASH AT DOOR E! 11:00 PM 30 0.03 124
145 NFL POWER RANKINGS NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.03 109
146 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.03 104
147 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 12:03 AM 63 0.03 226
148 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 581
149 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 249
150 COLL FTBL COUNTDOWN L ESPN2 7:00 PM 30 0.03 119
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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.