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
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 2,210 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.

Posted by:Alex Welch

Alex Welch has been writing for TV by the Numbers since January 2016. In his off time he enjoys, rewatching old episodes of Game of Thrones and unironically singing along to ABBA. Every now and then, he even does them at the same time. He lives in Los Angeles.

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