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December 4, 2018

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.1.2018

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  FOX’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game adjusted to 2.2.  In addition, CBS’s late afternoon game caused adjustments to THE NEIGHBORHOOD (down 0.6) and HAPPY TOGETHER (down 0.1).  Each hour of NBC’s DATELINE also lost 0.1.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s COLLEGE GAMEDAY led Saturday cable at 0.58, with the network’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL games at 0.26/0.25.  A&E’s LIVE PD slipped 0.02 to 0.57.  Hallmark’s movie MINGLE ALL THE WAY was at 0.56.  Travel Channel’s GHOST ADVENTURES was steady at 0.33.  Fox Sports 1’s UFC FIGHT NIGHT was at 0.31.  On Food Network, PIONEER WOMAN held at 0.27, KITCHEN AT FN ticked down to 0.23, and TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN was up 0.03 to 0.23.  Adult Swim’s line-up performed as follows:  DRAGON BALL at 0.16/470K and 0.27 compared to last week’s 0.14/450K and 0.26, MY HERO ACADEMIA down 0.01 to 0.13/396K, NARUTO up 0.03 to 0.15/391K, BORUTO up 0.02 to 0.15, MOB PSYCHO 100 up 0.02 to 0.17, ATTACK ON TITAN steady at 0.16/360K, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE steady at 0.15, BLACK CLOVER up 0.03 to 0.18/358K, HUNTER X HUNTER up 0.04 to 0.17/338K, FLCL up 0.05 to 0.15/304K, POP TEAM EPIC up 0.06 to 0.13/263K, LUPIN THE 3RD up 0.06 to 0.12/248K, and SAMURAI JACK up 0.04 to 0.11/29K.  Nickelodeon’s morning RISE OF THE TMNT was at 0.24, with lead-in POWER RANGERS at 0.19.  ID’s KILLER UNKNOWN gained 0.02 to 0.23.  Bravo’s MARRIED TO MEDICINE was at 0.23.  HGTV’s HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION was steady at 0.20.  Lifetime’s movie A TWIST OF CHRISTMAS was at 0.17, BET’s movie RUNNING OUT OF TIME was at 0.16, and HMM’s movie CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND was at 0.16.  TLC’s MY BIG FAT AMERICAN GYPSY WEDDING fell a tenth to 0.14.  On OWN, READY TO LOVE ticked up to 0.09, and CHAD LOVES MICHELLE held at 0.05.  Paramount’s BELLATOR LIVE was at 0.05.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday December 1, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: N/A ESPN 9:00 AM 180 0.58 1,796
2 LIVE PD: 166 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.57 1,867
3 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: MINGLE ALL THE WAY HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.56 3,870
4 RAMPAGE (2018) HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 107 0.47 1,561
5 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.33 710
6 GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.33 810
7 UFC FIGHT NIGHT L: DOS SANTOS/TUIVASA FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 184 0.31 702
8 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 76 0.30 816
9 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:16 AM 44 0.29 715
10 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:29 PM 31 0.28 773
11 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.27 1,258
12 DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 30 0.27 558
13 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.26 731
14 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: FRESNO STATE/BOISE STATE ESPN 7:51 PM 218 0.26 1,036
15 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: LOUISIANA/APPALACHIAN STATE ESPN 12:00 PM 189 0.25 898
16 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:00 AM 60 0.24 573
17 RIDICULOUS CAKES FOOD NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.24 901
18 RISE OF THE TMNT NICKELODEON 9:30 AM 30 0.24 951
19 GUYS RANCH KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.23 957
20 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.23 1,213
21 KILLER UNKNOWN INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.23 979
22 MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.23 622
23 TRISHAS SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.23 1,082
24 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.22 514
25 HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,103
26 LOG CABIN LIVING HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.19 909
27 POWER RANGERS SNS NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.19 782
28 LOG CABIN LIVING HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 PM 30 0.18 875
29 NFL MATCH-UP ESPN 4:00 AM 30 0.18 446
30 PITBULLS AND PAROLEES ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.18 675
31 LIGA MX 2 SAT: SANTOS LAGUNA / MONTERREY UNIVISION DEPORTES 10:02 PM 122 0.17 412
32 MOB PSYCHO 100 ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 30 0.17 391
33 MOVIE- ORIGINAL PREM: TWIST OF CHRISTMAS, A LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.17 1,334
34 UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIM L: DOS SANTOS/TUIVASA FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 120 0.16 471
35 BET ORIGINAL MOVIE: RUNNING OUT OF TIME BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 130 0.16 603
36 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.16 1,486
37 JOJOS ADV: DIAMOND UNBRK ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.15 334
38 BORUTO:NARUTO NEXT GEN ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 30 0.15 363
39 MOLANG SPECIAL DISNEY JUNIOR 9:30 AM 25 0.15 596
40 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,503
41 TRANSFORMERS CYBERVERSE THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 AM 15 0.14 340
42 MY BIG FAT AMERICAN GYPSY TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.14 438
43 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: STANFORD/KANSAS ESPN 5:34 PM 137 0.14 545
44 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,614
45 RANKIN-BASS WEEKEND AMC 11:00 AM 30 0.14 504
46 RANKIN-BASS WEEKEND AMC 11:30 AM 30 0.13 474
47 TOTAL DRAMARAMA THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 30 0.13 596
48 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: PURDUE/MICHIGAN ESPN 3:30 PM 124 0.13 529
49 RANKIN-BASS WEEKEND: RUDOLPH & FROSTYS XMAS IN AMC 8:30 AM 150 0.13 466
50 WWOD MAGIC HOLI CELE 2018: N/A FREEFORM 11:15 AM 120 0.13 429
51 LIGA MX SAT: CRUZ AZUL / QUERETARO UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:50 PM 132 0.13 356
52 RANKIN-BASS WEEKEND AMC 4:00 PM 30 0.12 576
53 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,300
54 RANKIN-BASS WEEKEND AMC 2:15 PM 75 0.12 490
55 DUCKTALES (2017) DISNEY CHANNEL 7:30 AM 30 0.12 534
56 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BOURNEMOUTH/MANCHESTER CITY NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:54 AM 133 0.12 329
57 PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING HBO PRIME 6:05 PM 111 0.12 303
58 RANKIN-BASS WEEKEND AMC 1:15 PM 30 0.12 447
59 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 804
60 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,498
61 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,222
62 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.11 692
63 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: UNC GREENSBORO/KENTUCKY ESPN2 1:00 PM 124 0.11 477
64 RANKIN-BASS WEEKEND AMC 12:00 PM 75 0.11 439
65 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 697
66 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 718
67 RANKIN-BASS WEEKEND AMC 1:45 PM 30 0.11 443
68 CNN SPECIAL REPORT CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.11 687
69 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 742
70 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 775
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 728
72 DISNEY PARKS 25 DAYS OF C DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.10 532
73 UFC FIGHT NIGHT POST L FOX SPORTS 1 1:04 AM 60 0.10 236
74 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN 3:09 PM 21 0.10 492
75 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:07 PM 25 0.10 262
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 721
77 THERES SOMETHING ABOUT MA HBO PRIME 4:00 PM 119 0.09 285
78 MONSTER FISH NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.09 377
79 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 7:23 PM 101 0.09 297
80 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 683
81 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,101
82 PRIME MOVIE 1: DAY AFTER TOMMOROW, THE IFC TV 8:00 PM 150 0.09 343
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 682
84 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: BOSTON/MINNESOTA NBA-TV 8:00 PM 150 0.09 249
85 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.09 291
86 SPONGEBOB NICKTOONS 11:00 PM 30 0.09 361
87 READY TO LOVE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.09 328
88 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 508
89 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 561
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 562
91 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 579
92 HOUSE POP 7:00 PM 60 0.08 195
93 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 870
94 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.08 222
95 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:04 AM 56 0.08 158
96 MEGAMIND HBO PRIME 9:55 AM 96 0.08 162
97 MILO MURPHYS LAW DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 AM 30 0.08 382
98 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN2 12:00 AM 60 0.08 236
99 HOUSE POP 9:00 PM 60 0.07 184
100 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.07 244
101 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.07 829
102 RAMPAGE (2018) HBO PRIME 11:55 PM 107 0.07 206
103 HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON HBO PRIME 7:20 AM 98 0.07 170
104 HOUSE POP 8:00 PM 60 0.07 181
105 CRIMINAL CONFESSIONS OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.06 299
106 FOOD PARADISES TRAVEL CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.06 252
107 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 1,018
108 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.06 739
109 RANKIN-BASS WEEKEND AMC 7:15 AM 75 0.06 246
110 AM JOY: GHW BUSH DIES MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.06 801
111 SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN2 3:00 AM 60 0.06 159
112 HOUSE POP 11:00 PM 60 0.06 150
113 SPONGEBOB NICKTOONS 10:30 PM 30 0.06 260
114 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.06 351
115 SESAME STREET HBO PRIME 9:00 AM 27 0.06 143
116 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 10:30 PM 61 0.06 164
117 HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS HBO PRIME 6:00 AM 78 0.06 144
118 UP WITH DAVID GURA: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.06 618
119 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.06 729
120 HOUSE POP 6:00 PM 60 0.05 137
121 JUDGE DREDD MAXPRIME 12:05 AM 96 0.05 110
122 HOUSE POP 5:00 PM 60 0.05 132
123 CAR FIX MOTOR TREND 11:00 AM 30 0.05 301
124 CHAD LOVES MICHELLE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.05 178
125 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 272
126 MSNBC LIVE W/ R. LUI: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.05 593
127 AFTERNOON MOVIE 3: I, ROBOT IFC TV 6:00 PM 120 0.05 203
128 HBO DOCUMENTARY FILM: 41 CNN 11:00 PM 120 0.05 398
129 MSNBC LIVE W/D.GURA MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 597
130 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: WEEKEND NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 180 0.05 137
131 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.05 590
132 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 275
133 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:00 AM 54 0.05 134
134 FIFA-FEM-SUB17-32: SPAIN V. MEXICO 12/1 UNIVERSO 4:55 PM 127 0.05 123
135 AMHQ WEEKEND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.05 329
136 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.05 356
137 IN VOGUE: THE EDITORS EYE HBO PRIME 5:05 AM 55 0.05 96
138 ALL GIRLS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 11:30 AM 30 0.05 279
139 BELLATOR MMA LIVE PARAMOUNT 4:00 PM 101 0.05 207
140 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.05 147
141 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.05 728
142 BIZARRE FOODS REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.05 148
143 HOUSE POP 12:00 AM 60 0.05 132
144 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.05 666
145 THERES SOMETHING ABOUT MA HBO PRIME 3:05 AM 119 0.05 92
146 SHOWTIME BOXING SHOWTIME PRIME 8:12 PM 47 0.05 232
147 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.05 697
148 HOUSE POP 10:00 PM 60 0.04 152
149 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: VILLANOVA/LASALLE ESPN2 3:04 PM 131 0.04 188
150 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.04 564

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About the Author

Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.




9 Comments


  1. D.

    Did you get ratings for CBS Sports Network’s C-USA Championship Game?


  2. Andrew

    Ratings for “Hanazuki: Full of Treasures” at
    1:00 and 1:30pm EST on Discovery Family?


  3. Martin

    Do you have Yo-Kai Watch at 8:30 AM, Pokemon at 9 AM and LEGO Star Wars: All-Stars at 11 AM on Disney XD?


  4. Tenter

    What are the Nicktoons ratings for Yu-Gi-Oh at 9AM please? Thanks


  5. Ryan

    Can I have numbers for ‘Murder Made Me Famous’ (Reelz, 8pm) and ‘Versailles’ (Ovation, 10pm)? Thanks!



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