‘This Is Us’ Continues Dominant Run

‘This Is Us’ (NBC)

The Big 3 and the Pearson family continue their reign atop the XFINITY Weekly Top 20 On Demand Episode and Series list as the NBC juggernaut This Is Us holds down the top spot once again in both rankings. ABC’s freshman hit The Good Doctor is still holding strong at #2 in both rankings as Freddie Highmore’s enigmatic Dr. Shaun Murphy has really caught on with audiences around the country. Catch up on every episode of This Is Us right here.

Hot Series: The Gallaghers are back for more antics and trouble in Season 8 of the hit Showtime series Shameless. The Season 8 premiere this week was up 50 percent in the ratings from the Season 7 premiere, pulling in 1.86 million viewers. Catch up on the season premiere and all past episodes right here.

Catch Up: It’s been a wild season of twists, turns and murderous clowns on American Horror Story: Cult. Fans of the hit FX anthology series are used to wild seasons and crazy rides, and this season has followed cult leader Kai (Evan Peters) as he rises to power in suburban Michigan. Creator Ryan Murphy’s muse Sarah Paulsen has shined as usual. The season finale airs next week and you can catch up on all current season episodes right here.

This Week’s Premieres:  The Long Road Home (Tuesday – Nat Geo), Damnation (Tuesday – USA), Teachers (Tuesday – TV Land), The Cromarties (Thursday – USA), Tamar & Vince (Thursday – WE TV)

Top 20 New TV Episodes: October 23 – October 29

Rank

Series

Network

1

 0 This Is Us (ep 5)

NBC

2

 0

The Good Doctor (ep 5)

ABC

3

 0 The Walking Dead (ep 2)

 AMC

4

 +2

The Big Bang Theory (ep 6)

CBS

5

 -1 The Outlander (ep 7) Starz

6

 –

Grey’s Anatomy (ep 5)

ABC

7

 -2 Will & Grace (ep 5) NBC

8

 0 American Horror Story: Cult (ep 8) FX

9

 +18 Keeping Up with the Kardashians (ep 5) E!

10

 -1 Designated Survivor (ep 5) ABC

11

 0 The Gifted (ep 4) FOX

12

 -2

Riverdale (ep 3)

The CW

13

+3

Blue Bloods (ep 5)

CBS

14

-2

Dancing with the Stars (ep 7)

ABC

15

 +3

Curb Your Enthusiasm (ep 5)

HBO

16

 +1 How to Get Away with Murder (ep 5) ABC

17

 -3

Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood (ep 16)

VH1

18

 +3

Chicago P.D. (ep 5)

NBC

19

 0 Madam Secretary (ep 4)

CBS

20

 0

The Real Housewives of Orange County (ep 16)

Bravo

Top 20 TV Series: October 23 – October 29

Rank

Series

Network

1

This Is Us

NBC

2

The Good Doctor ABC

3

Game of Thrones HBO

4

Will & Grace

NBC

5

Outlander Starz

6

The Big Bang Theory CBS

7

Curb Your Enthusiasm HBO

8

The Simpsons FXX/FOX

9

American Horror Story Cult FX

10

The Walking Dead AMC

11

Ray Donovan Showtime

12

The Voice

NBC

13

The Gifted FOX

14

Rick and Morty
AdultSwim

15

The Deuce HBO

16

Designated Survivor ABC

17

Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood

VH1

18

Chrisley Knows Best USA

19

Grey’s Anatomy ABC

20

Riverdale

The CW

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