‘The Good Doctor’ Passes Rookie Test

‘The Good Doctor’ (ABC)

Fresh off a stint as a young Norman Bates in the hit A&E drama Bates Motel, Freddie Highmore has created another memorable character in Dr. Shaun Murphy, the title character in the new hit ABC drama The Good Doctor. A breakout in the ratings and already picked up for a full season of 22 episodes, The Good Doctor climbs to the top spot of the XFINITY Weekly Top 20 On Demand Episodes list. Catch up on past episodes right here.

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Top 20 New TV Episodes: October 9 – October 15

Rank

Series

Network

1

 +1 The Good Doctor (ep 3)

ABC

2

 -1

This Is Us (ep 3)

NBC

3

 +3

American Horror Story: Cult

 FX

4

 -1

Will & Grace (ep 3)

NBC

5

 0 The Big Bang Theory (ep 3) CBS

6

 –

Riverdale (premiere)

The CW

7

 -1 Empire (ep 3) FOX

8

 +1 Grey’s Anatomy (ep 4) ABC

9

 -5 The Gifted (ep 2) FOX

10

 0 Designated Survivor (ep 3) ABC

11

 +6 Teen Mom 2 (ep 15) MTV

12

 -1

Dancing with the Stars (ep 5)

ABC

13

 -1

Saturday Night Live (ep 3)

NBC

14

 +6

Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood (ep 13)

VH1

15

 +1

Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (ep 3)

NBC

16

 +17 Blue Bloods (ep 3) CBS

17

 -4

Curb Your Enthusiasm (ep 3)

HBO

18

 +3

NCIS (ep 3)

CBS

19

 +3 Chicago Fire (ep 3)

NBC

20

 +7

Lethal Weapon (ep 3)

FOX

Top 20 TV Series: October 9 – October 15

Rank

Series

Network

1

This Is Us

NBC

2

Game of Thrones HBO

3

The Good Doctor ABC

4

Will & Grace

NBC

5

American Horror Story: Cult FX

6

Outlander Starz

7

Curb Your Enthusiasm HBO

8

Rick And Morty AdultSwim

9

The Big Bang Theory CBS

10

The Simpsons FXX/FOX

11

Ray Donovan Showtime

12

The Voice

NBC

13

Empire FOX

14

The Gifted
FOX

15

Grey’s Anatomy ABC

16

The Orville FOX

17

Designated Survivor

ABC

18

The Deuce HBO

19

Teen Mom 2 MTV

20

Chrisley Knows Best

USA

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