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October 6, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Tuesday 10.5.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:

ABC:  The season finale of BACHELOR IN PARADISE was at 0.76, down a tick from last Tuesday and down from 1.3 for its previous finale in 2019.

CBS:  FBI dropped 0.09 to 0.59, FBI: INTERNATIONAL ticked up to 0.53, and FBI: MOST WANTED was down a tick to 0.53.

NBC:  THE VOICE lost 0.08 to 0.87, LA BREA fell 0.13 to 0.64, and NEW AMSTERDAM was down 0.12 to 0.30.

FOX:  THE RESIDENT gained 0.05 to 0.48, and OUR KIND OF PEOPLE was down 0.04 to 0.30.

CW:  STARGIRL (0.09) and SUPERGIRL (0.08) both ticked up.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s coverage of the American League MLB WILD CARD GAME dominated the night at 1.90 (with an ESPN2 simulcast at 0.12).  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.25/0.49/3.1M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.09/1.8M, and CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.09/800K.  The BET HIP-HOP AWARDS were at 0.23 (plus 0.09 on VH1, 0.02/45K on BET Her and 0.01/37K on MTV2), with lead-in RAP CITY at 0.12.  On MTV, TEEN MOM was at 0.23/0.07, compared to last week’s 0.26/0.13.  Bravo’s VANDERPUMP RULES gained 0.02 to 0.23.  Food Network’s BEAT BOBBY FLAY expanded by 0.03 to 0.21, and DINNER: IMPOSSIBLE was at 0.14.  On TLC, MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE rose 0.04 to 0.21, and WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE was steady at 0.16.  FX’s AMERICAN CRIME STORY: IMPEACHMENT ticked up to 0.16.  On History, CURSE OF OAK ISLAND specials were at 0.13/0.10, and CITIES OF THE UNDERWORLD ticked down to 0.10.  USA’s WWE NXT ticked down to 0.13.  On HGTV, NATE & JEREMIAH was at 0.12, HOUSE HUNTERS lost 0.05 to 0.10, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.02 to 0.10.  On ID, SIGNS OF A PSYCHOPATH fell 0.05 to 0.11, and BODY CAM was down 0.06 to 0.08.  OWN’s QUEEN SUGAR ticked up to 0.11.  VH1’s WILD N OUT ticked down to 0.10. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday October 5, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 MLB WILD CARD  L: NY YANKEES/BOSTON ESPN 8:00 PM 208 1.90 7,117
2 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:28 PM 67 0.58 1,846
3 BASEBALL TONIGHT  L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.38 1,232
4 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.25 3,129
5 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:35 AM 60 0.24 696
6 BET HIP HOP AWARDS: 2021 HIP HOP AWARDS PREM BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 120 0.23 527
7 TEEN MOM SSN 9B MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.23 523
8 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.23 653
9 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.22 2,976
10 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.22 756
11 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.21 793
12 MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.21 945
13 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.20 2,824
14 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.20 2,297
15 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.20 1,973
16 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.18 2,317
17 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.17 2,024
18 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.16 580
19 WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE TLC 10:01 PM 61 0.16 927
20 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.16 476
21 GOOD BONES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.16 867
22 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 514
23 ACS: IMPEACHMENT FX 10:00 PM 82 0.16 535
24 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.15 441
25 NBA PRESEASON EXHIBITION TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 104 0.14 424
26 DINNER IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.14 578
27 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.14 365
28 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:35 AM 60 0.14 420
29 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.14 981
30 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 394
31 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.14 458
32 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.13 763
33 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,418
34 WWE NXT: WWE NXT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 127 0.13 632
35 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 338
36 RAP CITY ?21 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 60 0.12 271
37 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.12 1,385
38 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 332
39 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,694
40 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,414
41 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 413
42 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,697
43 MLB WILD CARD  L: NY YANKEES/BOSTON ESPN2 8:00 PM 207 0.12 573
44 NATE & JEREMIAH HOME PROJ HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.12 1,087
45 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.12 335
46 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,623
47 SIGNS OF A PSYCHOPATH INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 30 0.11 548
48 NBA GAME TIME LIVE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:44 PM 68 0.11 358
49 QUEEN SUGAR OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.11 625
50 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 16 VH1 8:00 PM 30 0.10 193
51 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,674
52 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,363
53 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.10 1,005
54 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.10 876
55 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.10 1,032
56 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,612
57 CITIES OF THE UNDERWORLD HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.10 572
58 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.10 504
59 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,801
60 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 814
61 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.09 362
62 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.09 682
63 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,318
64 BET HIP HOP AWARDS: 2021 HIP HOP AWARDS PREM VH1 9:00 PM 120 0.09 197
65 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 749
66 BODY CAM: ON THE SCENE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.08 459
67 LIFE BELOW ZERO NEXT GEN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.08 874
68 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 659
69 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 786
70 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 765
71 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.08 866
72 LIFE BELOW COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 580
73 TEEN MOM:YOUNG & PREG S3 MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.07 161
74 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 707
75 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 763
76 UNDISPUTED L: 1274 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 184
77 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 594
78 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.07 497
79 UNEXPLAINED CAM  REPACK: TGCU-2R1R01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.06 349
80 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 669
81 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 7:00 PM 60 0.06 414
82 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 625
83 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 893
84 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 28 0.06 302
85 MIKE & MOLLY NICK-AT-NITE 2:09 AM 35 0.06 262
86 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.06 244
87 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.06 1,219
88 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.06 625
89 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 11:05 PM 58 0.06 344
90 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.06 607
91 CELEBRITY GAME FACE E! 10:00 PM 60 0.06 197
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.06 581
93 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 1,334
94 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.05 228
95 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 1,297
96 YOUNG SHELDON NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 30 0.05 226
97 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.05 377
98 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 1,169
99 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 565
100 HERD L: 1589 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 158
101 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.05 427
102 MLB WILD CARD L: NY YANKEES/BOSTON ESPN DEPORTES 8:00 PM 208 0.05 144
103 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 11:00 PM 60 0.05 288
104 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.05 375
105 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 1,029
106 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 58 0.05 329
107 HAUNTED HOSPITALS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 275
108 IFC MOVIE: GONE IN 60 SECONDS IFC TV 7:15 PM 165 0.05 108
109 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 6:00 PM 60 0.05 289
110 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.05 170
111 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 186
112 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 274
113 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:13 PM 107 0.04 1,114
114 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 726
115 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 314
116 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 1:01 AM 61 0.04 274
117 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 12:00 AM 60 0.04 267
118 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.04 112
119 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 12:03 AM 63 0.04 245
120 WORST WITCH (SERIES) DISNEY CHANNEL 4:34 PM 34 0.04 166
121 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 456
122 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2021 WK 4 KC VS. PHI NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.04 206
123 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1227 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.04 85
124 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 179
125 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 680
126 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 564
127 WORST WITCH (SERIES) DISNEY CHANNEL 4:01 PM 33 0.04 134
128 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 298
129 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.04 119
130 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 800
131 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 10:00 PM 60 0.04 287
132 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 465
133 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.03 175
134 IFC MOVIE: A-TEAM, THE IFC TV 4:30 PM 165 0.03 96
135 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.03 600
136 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 9:00 PM 60 0.03 393
137 NFL LIVE ESPN2 11:27 PM 60 0.03 148
138 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 617
139 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.03 597
140 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 97
141 SIDE HUSTLE TEENNICK 7:30 PM 30 0.03 63
142 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 7:00 PM 60 0.03 302
143 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 3:39 PM 34 0.03 890
144 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 717
145 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.03 113
146 JASON BIGGS CASH AT DOOR E! 11:00 PM 30 0.03 109
147 BASEBALL TONIGHT  L ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.03 102
148 BUILDING OFF THE GRID DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.03 193
149 BASEBALL TONIGHT  L ESPN2 7:30 PM 30 0.03 128
150 BITCHIN RIDES MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.03 352
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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.