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October 14, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Wednesday 10.13.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals &Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  THE GOLDBERGS ticked up to 0.59, THE WONDER YEARS gained 0.07 to 0.54, THE CONNERS rose 0.09 to 0.61, and HOME ECONOMICS was up 0.03 to 0.38.  A MILLION LITTLE THINGS (which won’t be airing next week) climbed 0.05 to 0.28.

CBS:  SURVIVOR slipped 0.02 to 0.92, TOUGH AS NAILS lost 0.07 to 0.43, and CSI: VEGAS was down 0.04 to 0.42.

NBC:  CHICAGO night was as follows:  MED down 0.04 to 0.79, FIRE up 0.03 to 0.83, and PD down 0.02 to 0.73.

FOX:  THE MASKED SINGER gained 0.09 to 0.99, and ALTER EGO was up 0.03 to 0.45.

CW:  LEGENDS OF TOMORROW was technically a season premiere, although it’s only been off the air for 6 weeks (the same will shortly be true for RIVERDALE), and at 0.09 it was up a tick from its most recent episode.  The season premiere of BATWOMAN was at 0.08, down 0.07 from its last season premiere in January and down 0.02 from its finale in June (both on Sundays). 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS topped Wednesday cable, up 0.15 to 0.54.  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE gained 0.04 to 0.37.  TNT’s NHL doubleheader was at 0.32/0.17.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.29/0.48/3.3M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.15/0.24/2.3M, and CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.11/0.17/800K.  ESPN’s WNBA PLAYOFFS game was at 0.29.  ESPN2’s WORLD CUP QUALIFYING MATCH was at 0.26.  On Lifetime, MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT dipped 0.03 to 0.24, and COUPLES CAM ticked down to 0.08.  On Food Network, GUY’S GROCERY GAMES was at 0.23.  On BET, SISTAS was at 0.20, TWENTIES was at 0.10, and TWENTIES AFTER SHOW was at 0.06 (plus respectively 0.02/103K, 0.01/54K & 0.01/30K on BET Her).  FX’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY: DOUBLE FEATURE rose 0.05 to 0.20.  On ID, IN PURSUIT grew by 0.06 to 0.17, and a GABBY PETITO special was at 0.15.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL jumped 0.07 to 0.17, HOUSE HUNTERS rose 0.06 to 0.16, HOUSES WITH HISTORY was up 0.03 to 0.12, and CURB APPEAL ticked up to 0.11.  On A&E, COURT CAM was steady at 0.14, and KILLER CASES was at 0.12.  The season finale of Comedy Central’s AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS was at 0.14, up 0.04 from last week and down 0.03 from the 2020 finale.  History’s COUNTING CARS was at 0.13/0.11 compared to last week’s 0.15/0.12.  On TLC, DR MERCY dropped 0.03 to 0.11.  On Discovery, LOST RELICS OF THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR was at 0.11/0.09 compared to last week’s 0.11.  The season premiere of USA’s THE SINNER was at 0.09, down a tenth from last year’s premiere. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday October 13, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 REAL HOUSEWIVES BEV HILLS BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.54 1,517
2 CHALLENGE:SPIES LIES ALLI MTV 8:00 PM 90 0.37 666
3 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: NY RANGERS/WASHINGTON TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:40 PM 154 0.32 817
4 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.29 3,346
5 WNBA PLAYOFFS           L: CHICAGO/PHOENIX ESPN 9:00 PM 141 0.29 789
6 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 9:00 PM 30 0.28 872
7 WORLD CUP QUAL MATCHES  L: UNITED STATES/COSTA RICA ESPN2 6:30 PM 160 0.26 651
8 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.24 3,000
9 MARRIED AT FIRST ST (LIF): TEARS, JEERS, 25 CNT MARTINI 1313 LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.24 1,158
10 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.23 748
11 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.23 3,030
12 SISTAS SERIES S3 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.20 964
13 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.20 2,205
14 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.20 2,295
15 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 10:00 PM 61 0.20 579
16 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.19 2,274
17 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.19 1,974
18 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:21 PM 39 0.17 472
19 IN PURSUIT W/ JOHN WALSH INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.17 631
20 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.17 1,048
21 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: CHICAGO/COLORADO TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:14 PM 159 0.17 522
22 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 31 0.16 1,049
23 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.15 1,995
24 GABBY PETITO: ID SPECIAL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.15 781
25 NBA PRE-SEASON    L: DALLAS/CHARLOTTE ESPN 6:30 PM 120 0.15 509
26 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.15 691
27 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.15 387
28 NHL RS PREGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 40 0.15 430
29 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.15 505
30 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.15 2,345
31 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.14 628
32 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,950
33 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.14 462
34 AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QU COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 31 0.14 329
35 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.13 710
36 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,661
37 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,456
38 KILLER CASES A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.12 479
39 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 30 0.12 470
40 HOUSES WITH HISTORY HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.12 1,103
41 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.12 1,477
42 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.12 373
43 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.12 325
44 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.11 1,060
45 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.11 795
46 DR. MERCY TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.11 876
47 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.11 337
48 COUNTING CARS: UNDER HOOD HISTORY 10:03 PM 30 0.11 513
49 CURB APPEAL XTREME HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.11 918
50 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,504
51 NFL SLIMETIME NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.11 287
52 RUM-MUND-TEL-UNVSO-21: EL SALVADOR VS MEXICO UNIVERSO 9:29 PM 158 0.11 267
53 LOST RELICS KNIGHTS TEMPL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:05 PM 55 0.11 594
54 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.11 794
55 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 986
56 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 332
57 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,710
58 UNDISPUTED L: 1280 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.10 233
59 SELECCION NA?L EE.UU. EF: ESTADOS UNIDOS / COSTA RICA TUDN 6:30 PM 150 0.10 249
60 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 889
61 REAL HOUSEWIVES BEV HILLS BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.10 333
62 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 675
63 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.10 540
64 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,505
65 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,207
66 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.10 646
67 REAL HOUSEWIVES BEV HILLS BRAVO 10:30 PM 60 0.10 268
68 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 963
69 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.10 624
70 TWENTIES BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 30 0.10 486
71 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,658
72 SINNER, THE USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.09 379
73 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 28 0.09 319
74 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 332
75 LOST RELICS KNIGHTS TEMPL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 65 0.09 648
76 BRADSHAW BUNCH, THE E! 9:00 PM 30 0.09 438
77 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.09 1,442
78 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 693
79 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 622
80 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.09 1,672
81 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.09 331
82 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SLC BRAVO 9:30 PM 60 0.09 258
83 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 245
84 NFL LIVE ESPN2 9:10 PM 50 0.09 262
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 567
86 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 254
87 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: ANY GIVEN SUNDAY PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 180 0.09 231
88 GHOST ADVENTURES: TOP 10 TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 308
89 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.08 415
90 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.08 257
91 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.08 1,115
92 MAFS: COUPLES CAM LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.08 569
93 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 599
94 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.08 199
95 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 210
96 HERD L: 1596 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.08 187
97 CMT ARTISTS OF YEAR 2021 CMT 9:00 PM 103 0.08 512
98 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.08 156
99 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 1,189
100 NHL THE POINT L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 193
101 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.07 1,118
102 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 575
103 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 9:00 PM 60 0.07 173
104 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 591
105 YOUNG SHELDON NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 30 0.07 311
106 TWENTIES AFTER SHOW BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:30 PM 30 0.06 310
107 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.06 405
108 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.06 603
109 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 205
110 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 556
111 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-13R3R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.06 233
112 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.06 366
113 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 60 0.06 212
114 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.06 1,277
115 CLASH OF THE COVER BANDS E! 9:30 PM 45 0.06 267
116 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 479
117 MAFS: UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:03 PM 30 0.05 437
118 SPACE LAUNCH: SHATNER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:48 AM 13 0.05 351
119 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2021 WK 5 CLE VS. LAC NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.05 247
120 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.05 199
121 NBA PRESEASON   L: MILWAUKEE/UTAH NBA-TV 9:00 PM 156 0.05 150
122 WORST WITCH (SERIES) DISNEY CHANNEL 4:01 PM 34 0.05 150
123 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 414
124 JAY LENOS GARAGE CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 246
125 SPACE LAUNCH: SH RETURN DISCOVERY CHANNEL 11:01 AM 11 0.04 366
126 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.04 112
127 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.04 132
128 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.04 342
129 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.04 142
130 THIS JUST IN ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.04 100
131 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 701
132 LOCKED UP ABROAD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.04 264
133 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 565
134 LOCKED UP ABROAD SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 188
135 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 792
136 WORST WITCH (SERIES) DISNEY CHANNEL 4:35 PM 33 0.04 121
137 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 749
138 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1266 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.04 101
139 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD: 1030 AFTER THE STORM OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 120 0.04 344
140 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.03 202
141 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 618
142 FUTBOL CENTRAL EF TUDN 6:00 PM 30 0.03 86
143 TOP GEAR AMERICA MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 45 0.03 182
144 GHOSTFORCE DISNEY XD 7:30 PM 30 0.03 66
145 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.03 259
146 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:12 AM 36 0.03 102
147 NHL RS POSTGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:53 AM 30 0.03 128
148 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 318
149 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 174
150 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:36 AM 36 0.03 84
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Mitch Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on screened.com and the-burg.com. In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."