For the third night in a row, MLB playoff games grabbed the top spot in the cable ratings. TBS’ coverage of the Boston vs. Cleveland game grabbed a 2.2 rating in adults 18-49. It was the only program of the night that managed to break past the 2.0 barrier.

Meanwhile, the NFL Network’s coverage of the Arizona vs. San Francisco NFL game followed behind with a 1.4. “Project Runway” managed to tick up from the previous weeks, scoring a 0.6 for the network as opposed to its previous 0.5. The Weather Channel also had a ratings spike with coverage of Hurricane Matthew.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Thursday, October 6, 2016

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
MLB DIVISION SERIES TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 7,420 2.2
NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL NFL NETWORK 8:27 PM 2,828 1.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 2,985 1.2
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 2,289 0.8
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 2,166 0.8
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:00 PM 1,612 0.8
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 PM 1,504 0.8
MLB DIVISION SERIES TBS NETWORK 4:30 PM 1,556 0.8
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 2,130 0.7
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 PM 1,410 0.7
60 DAYS IN A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,895 0.6
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 1,221 0.6
PROJECT RUNWAY LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 1,343 0.6
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 PM 1,466 0.5
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 1,590 0.5
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 1,242 0.5
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 PM 1,254 0.5
NFLN THU NT KICK-OFF2 NFL NETWORK 7:57 PM 1,003 0.5
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 AM 1,007 0.5
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 10:00 PM 929 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:30 PM 1,325 0.4
INSIDE THE MLB TBS NETWORK 11:47 PM 704 0.4
NFLN THU NT POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 11:39 PM 843 0.4
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 889 0.4
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 9:30 PM 1,437 0.4
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 5:00 PM 816 0.4
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 7:59 PM 858 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 848 0.4
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:45 AM 766 0.4
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 4:00 PM 859 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:00 AM 1,025 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 942 0.4
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:12 AM 715 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:33 AM 647 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 1,544 0.4
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 912 0.4
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 3:00 PM 673 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 1,415 0.3
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 1,381 0.3
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 650 0.3
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:00 PM 740 0.3
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 AM 1,431 0.3
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:30 AM 3,295 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 815 0.3
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 711 0.3
SP HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 765 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 1:00 PM 635 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 1,726 0.3
CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 1,125 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:06 AM 958 0.3
CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 983 0.3
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 771 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 5:30 AM 761 0.3
BLAZE & THE MONSTER MCHNS NICKELODEON 1:30 PM 846 0.3
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:45 AM 744 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 12:00 AM 733 0.3
NICK AT NITE MOVIE NICK-AT-NITE 8:00 PM 605 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 1:00 AM 1,040 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:30 AM 540 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:39 AM 1,027 0.3
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 706 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 675 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADULT SWIM 9:00 PM 1,366 0.3
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 967 0.3
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 594 0.3
CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 600 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:30 PM 632 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 2:30 PM 779 0.3
LAW & ORDER:CRIM INTENT USA NETWORK 2:00 AM 1,042 0.3
TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 736 0.3
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 664 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:57 AM 561 0.3
ERIC ANDRE SHOW ADULT SWIM 1:15 AM 867 0.3
MARY SHELLEYS FRANKENHOLE ADULT SWIM 4:00 AM 830 0.3
PAWN STARS XTRA HISTORY 8:57 PM 827 0.3
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 8:30 PM 2,430 0.3
DESERT FLIPPERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 746 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:51 AM 894 0.3
ICE ROAD TRUCKERS HISTORY 10:00 PM 774 0.3
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 AM 675 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:30 AM 1,280 0.3
LUCY:DAUGHTER OF DEVIL ADULT SWIM 4:15 AM 971 0.3
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 PM 1,035 0.3
MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LA BRAVO 9:00 PM 688 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 547 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:24 AM 1,172 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 863 0.3
BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 816 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICKELODEON 5:30 PM 663 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 2:00 PM 1,341 0.3
NFLN THU NT KICK-OFF1 NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 746 0.3
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 532 0.3
FULL HOUSE NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 477 0.3
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 1,371 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:45 AM 1,275 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:00 PM 1,248 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,508 0.3
WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 1,241 0.3
DOC FILES DISNEY CHANNEL 9:55 AM 970 0.3
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 889 0.3

 

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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