FOX Sports’ led the Friday cable ratings last week with its broadcast of the MLB playoff game between the New York Yankees and Houston, which scored a 1.6 rating in adults 18-49. The network’s post-game special followed closely behind with a 0.8 as well. ESPN also landed in the Top 5 of the night with its coverage of the Clemson vs Syracuse and Washington State vs California college football games scoring two 0.8s.
The season 8 premiere of The Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush” rounded out the Top 5 and raked in a 0.7 for itself, down one-tenth from the season 7 premiere’s 0.8. A special lead-in episode of the show also grabbed a 0.4 on the network.
A&E’s “Live PD” took a minor hit, falling from its previous 0.6 to a 0.5 this time around. Meanwhile, The Disney Channel’s “Raven’s Home” held steady with a 0.3 for the second week in a row.
Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Friday, October 13, 2017
|Show||Net||Time||Total viewers (000s)||18-49 rating|
|MLB AL CHAMPIONS SERIES||FOX SPORTS||8:00 PM||6,158||1.6|
|MLB ALCS POST L||FOX SPORTS||11:31 PM||2,552||0.8|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME||ESPN||7:00 PM||2,853||0.8|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME||ESPN||10:35 PM||2,261||0.8|
|GOLD RUSH||DISCOVERY||9:00 PM||2,571||0.7|
|COLL FOOTBALL REGULAR SEASON||ESPN||1:55 AM||1,565||0.6|
|LIVE PD: 65 LIVE PD||A&E||9:00 PM||1,619||0.5|
|LOUD HOUSE||NICKELODEON||7:30 PM||2,166||0.5|
|GOLD RUSH: SPECIAL||DISCOVERY||8:00 PM||1,598||0.4|
|SPORTSCENTER MORNING||ESPN||2:08 AM||852||0.4|
|WILLIAMS STREAM||ADULT||4:00 AM||663||0.4|
|WILLIAMS STREAM||ADULT||4:15 AM||579||0.3|
|PARDON THE INTERRUPTION||ESPN||5:30 PM||806||0.3|
|RAVENS HOME||DISNEY||8:00 PM||1,184||0.3|
|RACHEL MADDOW SHOW||MSNBC||9:00 PM||2,385||0.3|
|FOX AND FRIENDS||FOX NEWS||8:00 AM||1,995||0.2|
|DEADLY WOMEN||INVEST||10:00 PM||813||0.2|
|HOUSE HUNTERS||HOME||10:00 PM||1,204||0.2|
|HOUSE HUNTERS INTL||HOME||10:30 PM||1,144||0.2|
|DINERS, DRIVE-INS, AND DIVES||FOOD||9:00 PM||831||0.2|
|DESCENDANTS 2 EMOJIFIED||DISNEY||9:00 PM||1,179||0.2|
|HANNITY||FOX NEWS||9:00 PM||2,517||0.2|
|AMERICAS NEWSROOM||FOX NEWS||10:00 AM||1,948||0.2|
|FIVE, THE||FOX NEWS||5:00 PM||2,213||0.2|
Source: The Nielsen Company.