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February 28, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.25.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  There were no adjustments from the Saturday preliminary ratings.

 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Feb 25.SAT

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN had 3 COLLEGE BASKETBALL games in the Saturday cable Top 10, led by UCLA vs. Arizona at 0.65.  (Note that HBO, as is its practice, listed its run of the theatrical movie MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES as an “original.”)  The Adult Swim animated line-up performed as follows:  the late-night DRAGON BALL Z ticked up to 0.40 (the primetime edition was up 0.05 to 0.40), JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURES up 0.06 to 0.43, MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM up 0.08 to 0.39, HUNTER X HUNTER up 0.04 to 0.37/827K, NARUTO up 0.03 to 0.34/767K, ONE PIECE up 0.01 to 0.28/603K, and GHOST IN THE SHELL up 0.02 to 0.25/579K. Nickelodeon’s 10AM SPONGEBOB was in the Top 10 at 0.48 with lead-out BUNSEN IS A BEAST at 0.37, and Disney Channel’s 9AM ELENA OF AVALOR was in the Top 15 at 0.38.  Fox Sports 1’s NASCAR race was at 0.40.  On History, COUNTING CARS was at 0.37, compared to 0.30/0.29 for 2 episodes last week, and DETROIT STEEL was up 0.05 to 0.26.  On Food Network, KITCHEN AT FN rose 0.02 to 0.29, PIONEER WOMAN dropped 0.04 to 0.28, TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN was up 0.02 to 0.28, and VALERIE’S HOME COOKING was at 0.27. BBCAmerica’s PLANET EARTH II ticked up to 0.26, with no simulcasts this week.

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Feb 25.SAT

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday February 25, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: UCLA/ARIZONA ESPN 8:16 PM 128 0.65 2,134
2 MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 99 0.53 1,255
3 DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.50 1,162
4 COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L ESPN 7:59 PM 17 0.50 1,575
5 SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 10:00 AM 30 0.48 2,122
6 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: BRIGHAM YOUNG/GONZAGA ESPN 10:24 PM 125 0.45 1,484
7 JOJOS BIZARRE ADVENTURE ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.43 974
8 NASCAR XFINITY POST L FOX SPORTS 1 7:16 PM 14 0.43 2,130
9 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 6:04 PM 115 0.41 1,377
10 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES L: DAYTONA FOX SPORTS 1 3:30 PM 226 0.40 2,253
11 DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 8:00 PM 30 0.40 1,073
12 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:29 AM 31 0.39 1,027
13 MOBILE SUIT GUN/UNICORN ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.39 907
14 ELENA OF AVALOR DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 30 0.38 1,758
15 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 9:30 PM 31 0.37 1,378
16 BUNSEN IS A BEAST NICKELODEON 10:30 AM 30 0.37 1,742
17 POWER RANGERS NINJA STEEL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.34 1,288
18 LIGA MX 2 SAT: AMERICA / CRUZ AZUL UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:59 PM 125 0.33 663
19 ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.30 1,564
20 THUNDERMANS NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.30 1,666
21 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: WEST VIRGINIA/TCU ESPN 2:04 PM 128 0.29 960
22 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.29 1,244
23 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 4:12 PM 112 0.28 996
24 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.28 1,239
25 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.28 732
26 FLEA MARKET FLIP HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:00 PM 30 0.28 1,689
27 TRISHAS SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 10:30 AM 30 0.28 1,218
28 GAME SHAKERS NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.28 1,505
29 VALERIES HOME COOKING FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.27 1,118
30 FLEA MARKET FLIP HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:30 PM 30 0.27 1,656
31 LOG CABIN LIVING HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.27 1,420
32 LOG CABIN LIVING HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 PM 30 0.27 1,491
33 PLANET EARTH II BBC-AMERICA 9:00 PM 70 0.26 1,056
34 JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 AM 15 0.26 827
35 DETROIT STEEL HISTORY 10:01 PM 62 0.26 926
36 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.25 540
37 MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING HBO PRIME 11:15 PM 99 0.24 511
38 REGAL ACADEMY NICKELODEON 7:00 AM 30 0.24 631
39 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.23 522
40 COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.22 636
41 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: INFIDELITY IN SUBURBIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 122 0.22 961
42 LIGA MX SAT: TIGRES / MONARCAS UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:50 PM 129 0.22 444
43 KUU KUU HARAJUKU NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 30 0.22 752
44 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: VIRGINIA/NC STATE ESPN 12:00 PM 124 0.22 758
45 DEAD FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.21 765
46 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.21 2,195
47 TOP 10 HOLY SH!T CATFISH MTV 3:40 PM 70 0.21 404
48 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L: N/A ESPN 9:00 AM 120 0.21 541
49 NEXO KNIGHTS THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:45 AM 30 0.20 756
50 NBA REGULAR SEASON REPEAT: CHICAGO/CLEVELAND ESPN 3:00 AM 120 0.20 416
51 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: DEADLY LESSONS LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 120 0.20 809
52 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.20 2,407
53 CATFISH: HOOKED ON LOVE MTV 4:50 PM 70 0.19 379
54 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.19 1,905
55 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE HBO PRIME 4:10 PM 108 0.19 529
56 SWEETIE PIES OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.19 729
57 MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCR L: ATLANTA FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 PM 153 0.18 547
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 22 0.18 953
59 PREMIER LEAGUE L: SWANSEA/CHELSEA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:55 AM 135 0.17 422
60 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 6:04 PM 116 0.17 584
61 NASCAR RACEDAY: XFINITY L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 30 0.17 1,175
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.16 979
63 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.16 1,927
64 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.16 1,005
65 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.16 1,623
66 INDEPENDENCE DAY: INDEPENDENCE DAY HBO PRIME 12:10 PM 145 0.16 463
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 30 0.16 794
68 FOX REPORT SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,581
69 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 837
70 BULLS & BEARS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 30 0.16 1,637
71 ZOO, THE ANIMAL PLANET 10:00 PM 60 0.16 912
72 HUNTSMAN, THE:WINTERS WAR HBO PRIME 6:00 PM 114 0.16 432
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.16 686
74 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 4:26 PM 98 0.15 546
75 LIGA MX L: QUERETARO / UNAM UNIVISION DEPORTES 5:50 PM 120 0.15 305
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.15 857
77 FOR PEETES SAKE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.15 575
78 CAVUTO ON BUSINESS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:30 AM 30 0.15 1,410
79 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.15 1,359
80 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.15 940
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.15 713
82 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.14 890
83 SATURDAY MOVIE: ENDERS GAME FREEFORM 12:35 PM 155 0.14 461
84 COMEDY CENTRAL MOVIE: SCARY MOVIE 5 COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 125 0.14 375
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 904
86 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.14 785
87 VITAL SIGNS CNN 2:30 PM 30 0.14 644
88 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.14 934
89 SAY YES TO THE DRESS:10YR: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 183 0.13 612
90 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,096
91 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,095
92 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,183
93 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.13 673
94 FORBES ON FOX FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 30 0.13 1,484
95 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.13 1,384
96 NASCAR M.E. CUP FIN PRA L FOX SPORTS 1 12:30 PM 90 0.13 792
97 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.12 865
98 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:10 PM 22 0.12 289
99 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,366
100 MYTHBUSTERS: THE SEARCH SCIENCE 9:01 PM 62 0.12 353
101 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,476
102 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.12 994
103 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.11 506
104 STAR WARS REBELS DISNEY XD 8:30 PM 30 0.11 416
105 HOME ALONE HBO PRIME 10:26 AM 103 0.11 345
106 NASCAR RACE HUB WKND ED L FOX SPORTS 1 2:00 PM 60 0.11 839
107 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.11 921
108 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 561
109 CASHIN IN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:30 AM 30 0.10 1,425
110 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 1,012
111 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 PM 115 0.10 717
112 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 686
113 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.10 821
114 MASH AMC 4:14 AM 30 0.09 272
115 STARS TO THE RESCUE ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 60 0.09 546
116 TINY HOUSE NATION FYI 9:00 PM 60 0.09 299
117 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.09 708
118 MASH AMC 5:14 AM 30 0.09 307
119 MEN IN BLACK II HBO PRIME 2:30 AM 88 0.09 221
120 MASH AMC 4:44 AM 30 0.09 300
121 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:00 PM 75 0.09 184
122 NASCAR RACE HUB WKND ED L FOX SPORTS 1 12:06 PM 24 0.08 609
123 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.08 723
124 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.08 345
125 PREMIER BOXING CHAMPION L FOX SPORTS 1 10:21 PM 119 0.08 357
126 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN2 1:49 PM 15 0.08 194
127 MASH AMC 5:44 AM 16 0.08 333
128 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 329
129 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.08 669
130 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:04 AM 87 0.08 153
131 DR. BUCKEYE BOTTOMS NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.07 480
132 TED 2 MAXPRIME 8:00 PM 115 0.07 170
133 NASCAR XFINITY QUALIFY L FOX SPORTS 1 10:30 AM 96 0.07 463
134 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: ALABAMA/TEXAS A&M ESPN2 8:00 PM 129 0.07 269
135 THUNDERMANS TEENNICK 1:00 PM 30 0.07 227
136 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 769
137 GAME SHAKERS TEENNICK 12:30 PM 30 0.07 202
138 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 270
139 UNLOCKING THE CAGE HBO PRIME 2:35 PM 92 0.07 160
140 ROOTS (1977): PART 8 SUNDANCE TV 10:45 PM 135 0.07 336
141 E! NEWS E! 10:00 AM 60 0.07 208
142 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.07 177
143 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 8:00 AM 60 0.07 521
144 FEATURE PRIME PRESENT.: GRAN TORINO WGN AMERICA 10:00 PM 150 0.06 261
145 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: VCU/RHODE ISLAND ESPN2 2:04 PM 142 0.06 178
146 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.06 624
147 EMERILS FLORIDA COOKING CHANNEL 2:30 PM 30 0.06 175
148 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 6:00 AM 30 0.06 175
149 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 12:00 PM 109 0.06 200
150 FIRST TIME FLIPPERS DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.06 197

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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.