The Media Chart for Oct. 28: 'The Walking Dead' Kills It

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The Walking Dead - Season 7, Episode 1
The Walking Dead - Season 7, Episode 1 Credit: Gene Page/AMC

TV RATINGSWeek Ending Sunday, Oct. 23
BROADCAST
Rank Program Network Rating
1 N.F.L.: Seattle vs. Arizona NBC 10.2
2 60 Minutes CBS 9.7
3 NCIS CBS 9.1
4 N.F.L.: Chicago vs. Green Bay CBS 8.6
5 The Big Bang Theory CBS 8.5
6 Bull CBS 7.6
7 NCIS: Los Angeles CBS 7.0
8 The Voice (Monday) NBC 6.9
9 Dancing With the Stars ABC 6.8
10 The Voice (Tuesday) NBC 6.4
Blue Bloods CBS 6.4
CABLE
Rank Program Network Rating
1 Walking Dead AMC 8.4
2 Presidential Debate (Wed., 9:03 p.m.) FOXNC 6.5
3 M.L.B.: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs, Game 6 FOXSPTS 5.2
4 N.F.L.: New York Jets vs. Arizona ESPN 5.2
5 Debate Analysis (Wed., 10:37 p.m.) FOXNC 5.0
6 Presidential Debate (Wed., 9:03 p.m.) CNN 4.9
7 M.L.B.: Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, Game 5 FOXSPTS 4.2
8 M.L.B.: Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, Game 3 FOXSPTS 3.9
9 Talking Dead AMC 3.9
10 Debate Analysis (Wed., 10:37 p.m.) CNN 3.7
Source: The Nielsen Company. Television rating is based on 116.4 million households for live and same-day viewing of programs of at least 30 minutes duration.
DOMESTIC BOX OFFICE 2016Year-to-Date Through Sunday, Oct. 23
Rank Film Studio Gross (Millions)
1 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Buena Vista $936.7
2 Finding Dory* Buena Vista 485.5
3 Captain America: Civil War Buena Vista 408.1
4 The Secret Life of Pets* Universal 365.9
5 The Jungle Book Buena Vista 364.0
6 Deadpool Fox 363.1
7 Zootopia Buena Vista 341.3
8 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Warner Bros. 330.4
9 Suicide Squad* Warner Bros. 323.9
10 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 Lionsgate 281.7
Source: BoxOfficeMojo.com. Box office gross for films in theaters since Jan. 1; films marked with an asterisk are still in theaters.
DVD RENTALSWeek Ending Sunday, Oct. 23
Rank Film Days in Release Studio
1 Ghostbusters: Answer the Call 12 Sony Pictures
2 Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising 33 Universal
3 Free State of Jones 33 Universal
4 Alice Through the Looking Glass 5 Disney
5 The Conjuring 2 40 Warner
6 The Shallows 26 Sony Pictures
7 Blood Father 12 Lionsgate
8 The Infiltrator 12 Broad Green
9 Captain America: Civil War 40 Disney/Marvel
10 Me Before You 54 Warner
Source: Home Media Magazine.
MAGAZINE AUDIENCEAugust 2016
Sports
Rank Property Audience (Millions) Change
1 ESPN The Magazine 102.3 6.5%
2 Sports Illustrated 35.2 3.9
3 Runner's World 8.8 50.0
4 Golf Digest 8.4 25.5
5 Golf Magazine 6.8 2.2
Parenting-Youth
Rank Property Audience (Millions) Change
1 Parents 20.0 -4.9%
2 Seventeen 10.6 -8.7
3 Fit Pregnancy & Baby 9.1 8.1
4 Teen Vogue 8.6 35.2
5 National Geographic Kids 7.1 -1.0
Source: MPA - The Magazine Association. Total print and digital audience. Change is over August 2015.
DIGITAL SONGSWeek Ending Thursday, Oct. 20
Rank Title Artist Label
1 Closer The Chainsmokers Sony/Disrupter
2 Don't Wanna Know Maroon 5/Kendrick Lamar 222/Interscope
3 Starboy The Weekend Universal Republic
4 Heathens twenty one pilots Fueled By Ramen
5 24K Magic Bruno Mars Atlantic
6 I Hate U I Love U gnash/Olivia O'Brien Atlantic
7 Side to Side Ariana Grande/Nicki Minaj Universal
8 Broccoli D.R.A.M./Lil Yachty Empire
9 Let Me Love You DJ Snake/Justin Bieber DJ Snake/Interscope
10 Juju on That Beat (TZ Anthem) Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall Atlantic
Source: Billboard.
SOCIAL 50: TOP ARTISTSWeek Ending Thursday, Oct. 20
Rank Artist (Peak Position) Last Week Weeks on Chart
1 BTS (1) 1 2
2 Ariana Grande (1) 2 205
3 Nicki Minaj (2) 11 307
4 Rihanna (1) 4 298
5 Justin Bieber (1) 6 309
6 Little Mix (6) 33 110
7 Eminem (2) 7 256
8 Shawn Mendes (1) 3 96
9 Martin Garrix (9) 27 119
10 Lali (2) 8 19
Source: Billboard. Based on weekly additions of friends/fans/followers on the major social networking sites, along with artist page views and weekly song plays, as measured by Next Big Sound.
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