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Top 100 Primetime Cable: October 17 - 23, 2016

To no one's surprise, THE WALKING DEAD was this week's #1 cable program. The seventh season premiere collected a strong 17.0 million viewers and a 8.4 rating in Adults 18-49. That is second to only the 5th season premiere, in series history. The 90-minute post TWD show, TALKING DEAD ranked 7th on the week, with 7.6 million viewers and the week's second best A18-49 rating, a 3.7 score.

There was a presidential debate this past week. the last we will see for at least three years. The coverage on FOX was the #2 program of the week, with 11.4 million viewers, but if you combine that with CNN and MSNBC numbers, the debate on cable TV attracted 25.7 million viewers and a combined 6.3 rating in Adults 18-49.

Game six of the NLCS led all sports program, as 9.7 million viewers watched the Cubs defeat the Dodgers and gain a ticket to the 2016 world series. MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was not far behind, with 8.4 million viewers.

Rank Day Show Net Time P2* A18-49
1 Sun The Walking Dead (SP) AMC 9:00 PM 17,029 8.4
2 Wed Presidential Debate FOXN 9:03 PM 11,378 2.4
3 Sat NLCSL: LA v CHI Game 6 FS1 8:00 PM 9,706 2.7
4 Wed Presidential Debate CNN 9:03 PM 8,761 2.7
5 Wed Debate Analysis FOXN 10:37 PM 8,659 1.8
6 Mon MNF NYJ v ARZ ESPN 8:15 PM 8,398 3.0
7 Sun Talking Dead: TWD (SP) AMC 10:06 PM 7,566 3.7
8 Thu NLCS: CHI v LA Game 5 FS1 8:00 PM 7,180 2.0
9 Tue NLCS: CHI v LA Game 3 FS1 8:01 PM 6,494 1.9
10 Wed Debate Night in America CNN 10:37 PM 6,288 1.8
11 Wed NLCS: CHI v LA Game 4 FS1 8:01 PM 5,813 1.8
12 Wed Presidential Debate MSNBC 9:04 PM 5,549 1.2
13 Sun AMC Fearfest Zombie AMC 7:30 PM 5,335 2.4
14 Wed The O'Reilly Factor FOXN 8:00 PM 4,744 0.7
15 Mon ALCS: TOR v CLE Game 4 TBS 8:00 PM 4,287 1.2
16 Thu AC 360 CNN 9:00 PM 3,851 0.9
17 Wed Debate Analysis MSNBC 10:37 PM 3,738 0.7
18 Wed AC 360 CNN 8:00 PM 3,619 0.9
19 Thu The Kelly File FOXN 9:00 PM 3,583 0.5
20 Tue The O'Reilly Factor FOXN 8:00 PM 3,393 0.3
21 Thu The O'Reilly Factor FOXN 8:00 PM 3,306 0.4
22 Mon WWE Raw USA 8:00 PM 3,167 1.2
23 Mon The O'Reilly Factor FOXN 8:00 PM 3,154 0.3
24 Mon WWE Raw USA 10:00 PM 3,118 1.2
25 Mon WWE Raw USA 9:00 PM 3,106 1.2
26 Fri Gold Rush DISC 9:00 PM 3,071 0.9
27 Thu TNF: GB v CHI NFL 8:27 PM 3,036 1.3
28 Fri The O'Reilly Factor FOXN 8:00 PM 3,000 0.3
29 Thu Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,875 0.4
30 Sun Alaska: The Last Frontier DISC 9:00 PM 2,787 0.5
31 Tue The Kelly File FOXN 9:00 PM 2,764 0.3
32 Mon The Kelly File FOXN 9:00 PM 2,706 0.3
33 Wed Debate Preview MSNBC 8:00 PM 2,683 0.5
34 Mon HANNITY FOXN 10:00 PM 2,671 0.3
35 Sat College Football: OLE MISS/LSU ESPN 9:21 PM 2,669 0.9
36 Thu HANNITY FOXN 10:00 PM 2,633 0.4
37 Tue HANNITY FOXN 10:00 PM 2,631 0.3
38 Wed American Horror Story FX 10:00 PM 2,482 1.4
39 Tue WWE Smackdown USA 8:00 PM 2,405 0.8
40 Sun AMC Fearfest Zombie AMC 6:30 PM 2,398 1.1
41 Thu AC 360 CNN 8:00 PM 2,360 0.5
42 Fri The Kelly File FOXN 9:00 PM 2,357 0.2
43 Mon Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood VH1 8:00 PM 2,283 1.1
44 Thu Last Word w/ L.O'Donnell MSNBC 10:00 PM 2,252 0.3
45 Sat Hallmark Movie HALL 9:00 PM 2,239 0.3
46 Sat College Football: ARK v AUB ESPN 5:55 PM 2,130 0.7
47 Mon AC 360 CNN 8:00 PM 2,121 0.5
48 Fri HANNITY FOXN 10:00 PM 2,106 0.3
49 Mon Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,088 0.3
50 Sun The Big Bang Theory TBS 10:00 PM 2,067 0.7
51 Thu CNN Tonight CNN 10:00 PM 2,052 0.5
52 Fri Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,038 0.2
53 Tue If Loving You Is Wrong OWN 9:00 PM 2,030 0.5
54 Thu All In w/ C. Hayes MSNBC 8:00 PM 2,007 0.2
55 Tue Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC 9:00 PM 1,995 0.3
56 Sat The Thundermans NICK 8:00 PM 1,955 0.3
57 Mon American Pickers HIST 9:00 PM 1,925 0.4
58 Mon Last Word w/ L.O'Donnell MSNBC 10:00 PM 1,908 0.3
59 Tue Last Word w/ L.O'Donnell MSNBC 10:00 PM 1,903 0.2
60 Tue Chrisley Knows Best USA 10:00 PM 1,883 0.7
61 Sun The Big Bang Theory TBS 9:30 PM 1,859 0.6
62 Sun The Big Bang Theory TBS 10:30 PM 1,841 0.7
63 Thu The Big Bang Theory TBS 10:00 PM 1,834 0.7
64 Sat Justice w/Judge Jeannie FOXN 9:00 PM 1,821 0.1
65 Mon The Real Housewives/ OC BRVO 9:00 PM 1,820 0.7
66 Thu Project Runway LIFE 9:00 PM 1,797 0.5
67 Sun Edge of Alaska DISC 10:01 PM 1,791 0.4
68 Fri Last Word w/ L.O'Donnell MSNBC 10:00 PM 1,776 0.2
69 Sun Basketball Wives: LA VH1 8:00 PM 1,775 0.9
70 Fri The Big Bang Theory TBS 9:00 PM 1,760 0.6
71 Sun The Big Bang Theory TBS 9:00 PM 1,756 0.6
72 Mon Fast N Loud DISC 9:00 PM 1,755 0.7
73 Thu The Big Bang Theory TBS 10:30 PM 1,753 0.6
74 Sat The Big Bang Theory TBS 10:00 PM 1,744 0.6
75 Mon Black Ink Crew: Chicago VH1 9:00 PM 1,739 0.9
76 Sun FX Movie Prime FX 7:00 PM 1,726 0.5
77 Tue House Hunters FAMILY HGTV 10:00 PM 1,712 0.3
78 Fri The Big Bang Theory TBS 9:30 PM 1,708 0.5
79 Sun WESTWORLD HBO 9:02 PM 1,698 0.7
80 Sun The Real Housewives: NJ BRVO 8:00 PM 1,688 0.6
81 Sat Watters World FOXN 8:00 PM 1,624 0.1
82 Thu The Big Bang Theory TBS 9:30 PM 1,617 0.6
83 Thu TNF: Pre-Kick NFL 8:20 PM 1,615 0.7
84 Sun The Big Bang Theory TBS 8:30 PM 1,592 0.5
85 Sat The Big Bang Theory TBS 10:30 PM 1,573 0.5
86 Sat The Big Bang Theory TBS 9:30 PM 1,563 0.5
87 Fri Gold Rush (S) DISC 10:02 PM 1,551 0.5
88 Mon House Hunters HGTV 10:00 PM 1,549 0.3
89 Tue All In w/ C. Hayes MSNBC 8:00 PM 1,532 0.2
90 Thu House Hunters HGTV 10:00 PM 1,528 0.3
91 Sun Family Guy ADSW 10:30 PM 1,525 0.7
92 Tue Below Deck BRVO 9:00 PM 1,519 0.6
93 Mon House Hunters INTL HGTV 10:30 PM 1,518 0.2
94 Fri College Football: OR v CAL ESPN 10:33 PM 1,516 0.5
95 Sat USA Movie USA 9:00 PM 1,516 0.4
96 Fri All In w/ C. Hayes MSNBC 8:00 PM 1,505 0.2
97 Sat School of Rock NICK 8:30 PM 1,501 0.3
98 Fri The Big Bang Theory TBS 8:30 PM 1,498 0.5
99 Sat Movie: Gods of Egypt HBO 8:00 PM 1,486 0.5
100 Mon All In w/ C. Hayes MSNBC 8:00 PM 1,483 0.2
* - Viewership (,000)

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