Friday Cable: Cardinals/Phillies Tops Night, Plus ‘Smackdown!,’ ‘Sanctuary’ Premiere ‘Jessie’ & Much More
The two clinching games of the NLDS baseball series topped all cable viewing for Friday with the Cardinals/Phillies game drawing a 2.8 adults 18-49 rating, and the earlier Diamondbacks/Brewers game drawing a 1.4 rating.
Friday Night Smackdown! was up a tenth of a ratings point to a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating.
In cable season premieres on Friday:
- Syfy’s Sanctuary drew a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating at 10pm.
- TLC’s Say Yes To the Dress scored 0.5 ratings in its two episodes at 9 and 9:30pm
Star Wars: The Clone Wars ratings not in the table below, but our friend @TVBill sends along news that it drew a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating and 1.352 million viewers. The 7:30pm SpongeBob is below, the 8pm airing also had a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating and drew 2.459 million viewers.
Disney’s Jessie was down just a tenth among adults 18-49 (not the Disney target). Its 4.23 million viewers were down about 400,000 from last week. Phineas and Ferb fell two tenths to a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating.
We only receive the top 100 cable shows for adults 25-54 for the whole day from our primary source. If you don’t see an original episode of a show here, it’s because it wasn’t in the top 100. I attempt to filter out repeats, kids shows, and most non-primetime shows. Will add extras that I see later.
Selected Friday cable ratings (all Live+Same Day ratings):
|Show||Net||Time||Viewership (million, Live+SD)||Adults 18-49 rating (Live+SD)|
|MLB DIVISION SERIES||TBSC||8:54 PM||8.389||2.8|
|MLB DIVISION SERIES||TBSC||5:00 PM||4.592||1.4|
|WWE FRI NIGHT SMACKDOWN||SYFY||8:00 PM||3.034||1.0|
|INSIDE THE MLB||TBSC||11:23 PM||2.287||1.0|
|MLB DIVISION SERIES||TNT||8:30 PM||2.417||0.8|
|ROBOT CHICKEN||ADSM||12:00 AM||1.758||0.7|
|A.N.T. FARM||DSNY||8:30 PM||3.838||0.6|
|WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE||DSNY||8:00 PM||3.540||0.6|
|ROBOT CHICKEN||ADSM||12:15 AM||1.564||0.6|
|GHOST ADVENTURES||TRAV||9:00 PM||1.042||0.6|
|SAY YES TO THE DRESS||TLC||9:00 PM||1.424||0.5|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME L||ESPN||8:57 PM||1.685||0.5|
|100 GRTST SONGS 00S||VH1||10:00 PM||0.933||0.5|
|AQUA UNIT PATROL SQUAD 1||ADSM||12:30 AM||1.289||0.5|
|THE SOUP||ENT||10:00 PM||0.926||0.5|
|FOUR WEDDINGS||TLC||10:00 PM||1.209||0.5|
|PHINEAS AND FERB||DSNY||9:30 PM||3.366||0.5|
|SAY YES TO THE DRESS||TLC||9:30 PM||1.310||0.5|
|FASHION POLICE WEEKLY||ENT||10:30 PM||0.946||0.5|
|AMERICAN RESTORATION||HIST||10:00 PM||1.448||0.5|
|AMERICAN RESTORATION||HIST||9:00 PM||1.625||0.5|
|MAN, WOMAN, WILD||DISC||9:00 PM||1.210||0.4|
|DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES||FOOD||11:30 PM||1.319||0.4|
|PARDON THE INTERRUPTION||ESPN||5:30 PM||0.788||0.4|
|DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES||FOOD||9:30 PM||1.046||0.4|
|WORLDS DUMBEST||TRU||10:00 PM||0.902||0.3|
Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.