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March 23, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.20.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The primetime CBS NCAA TOURNAMENT games adjusted to 0.83/1.08. 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The NCAA TOURNAMENT and related programming occupied the Top 21 slots on Saturday cable, with TBS games at 0.95/0.78/0.61/0.55, TNT at 0.59/0.51/0.31/0.30, and Tru at 0.55/0.51/0.33.  ESPN’s UFC FIGHT NIGHT was at 0.21.   On Adult Swim, the primetime FINAL SPACE was at 0.21, and the late-night line-up performed as follows:  DRAGON BALL down 0.03 to 0.17/351K, ATTACK ON TITAN steady at 0.15, FOOD WARS down 0.02 to 0.12, FIRE FORCE down 0.01 to 0.12, BLACK CLOVER down 0.04 to 0.10, SSSS GRIDMAN down 0.02 to 0.09, NARUTO down 0.01 to 0.10, and DEMON SLAYER down 0.02 to 0.10/187K.  On Food Network, KITCHEN AT FN ticked down to 0.18, and PIONEER WOMAN shed a tick to 0.16.  HGTV’s ESCAPE TO THE CHATEAU ticked down to 0.15.  OWN’s LOVE & MARRIAGE rose 0.04 to 0.12. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday March 20, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 TBS NCAA BSKBL CHP-PRSA1 TBS NETWORK 6:28 PM 107 0.95 3,167
2 TBS NCAA BK CHP-BRG-DYSA2 TBS NETWORK 6:14 PM 14 0.84 2,802
3 TBS NCAA BSKBL CHP-DYSA2: IONA VS ALABAMA TBS NETWORK 3:52 PM 142 0.78 2,963
4 TBS NCAA BSKBL CHP-PRSA2: NORFOLK ST VS GONZAGA TBS NETWORK 9:12 PM 132 0.61 2,247
5 TNT NCAA BSKBL CHP-PRSA1: MISSOURI VS OKLAHOMA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:17 PM 141 0.59 2,255
6 TRU NCAA BSKBL CHP-PRSA2: ABL-CHRISTIAN VS TEXAS TRUTV 10:05 PM 141 0.55 1,753
7 TBS NCAA BSKBL CHP-DYSA1: E WASHINGTON VS KANSAS TBS NETWORK 1:00 PM 152 0.55 2,114
8 TRU NCAA BSKBL CHP-PRSA1: OHIO VS VIRGINIA TRUTV 7:06 PM 137 0.51 1,770
9 TNT NCAA BSKBL CHP-DYSA2: DRAKE VS USC TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 4:27 PM 135 0.51 1,705
10 TRU NCAA BSKBL CHP-DYSA2: UCSB VS CREIGHTON TRUTV 3:22 PM 133 0.48 1,410
11 TBS NCAA BSK CHP-BRG-DYSA TBS NETWORK 3:32 PM 20 0.45 1,669
12 TNT NCAA BK CHP-PRE-PRSA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:42 PM 17 0.44 1,427
13 TNT NCAA BSK CHP-BRG-PRSA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:38 PM 27 0.37 1,371
14 TBS NCAA BSK CHP-BRG-PRSA TBS NETWORK 8:47 PM 25 0.37 1,145
15 TRU NCAA BSKBL CHP-DYSA1: UNCG VS FLORIDA ST TRUTV 12:30 PM 154 0.33 1,081
16 TNT NCAA BSKBL CHP-PRSA2: ABL-CHRISTIAN VS TEXAS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:05 PM 141 0.31 1,114
17 TRU NCAA BSK POST GAME-SA TRUTV 12:31 AM 34 0.30 901
18 TNT NCAA BSKBL CHP-DYSA1: ST BONAVENTURE VS LSU TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:30 PM 147 0.30 971
19 COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.24 717
20 TNT NCAA BSK CHP-BRG-DYSA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 3:57 PM 30 0.22 797
21 TRU NCAA BSK CHP-BRG-PRSA TRUTV 9:23 PM 42 0.21 920
22 UFC FIGHT NIGHT  L: BRUNSON/HOLLAND ESPN 10:25 PM 145 0.21 721
23 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 12:50 AM 70 0.20 480
24 FINAL SPACE ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 30 0.19 368
25 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.18 1,189
26 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.17 496
27 MISERY INDEX, THE TBS NETWORK 11:30 PM 30 0.17 455
28 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES L: ATLANTA FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 155 0.17 1,140
29 THE A&E MOVIE: AMERICAN SNIPER A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 182 0.17 577
30 TRU NCAA BSK CHP-BRG-DYSA TRUTV 3:04 PM 18 0.16 546
31 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.16 1,020
32 UFC FIGHT NIGHT  L ESPN2 10:05 PM 23 0.15 512
33 ESCAPE TO THE CHATEAU HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.15 1,192
34 ATTACK ON TITAN ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.15 277
35 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.14 416
36 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.14 326
37 COLLEGE WRESTLING   L: N/A ESPN 7:16 PM 189 0.14 571
38 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: CHASING WATERFALLS HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.13 2,137
39 UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS L: BRUNSON/HOLLAND ESPN2 7:58 PM 127 0.12 438
40 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 351
41 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.12 496
42 FOOD WARS ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.12 227
43 SIDE HUSTLE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.12 469
44 MOVIE- ORIGINAL PREM: VC ANDREWS RUBY LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.12 712
45 FIRE FORCE ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.12 218
46 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,470
47 DOUBLE CROSS TRUTV 1:05 AM 30 0.12 345
48 LIGA MX SAT 2: CRUZ AZUL VS ATLAS TUDN 9:00 PM 125 0.11 298
49 NIT TOURNAMENT  L: DAYTON/MEMPHIS ESPN 12:00 PM 120 0.11 399
50 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 30 0.10 212
51 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 820
52 DRAMA CLUB NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.10 384
53 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 633
54 CRAIG OF THE CREEK THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 15 0.10 318
55 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,087
56 BLACK CLOVER ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.10 186
57 TRU NCAA BK CHP-PRE-PRSA TRUTV 6:30 PM 6 0.09 329
58 NASCAR XFINITY POST L FOX SPORTS 1 7:35 PM 25 0.09 568
59 SSSS.GRIDMAN ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 30 0.09 171
60 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,996
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 741
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 694
63 NASCAR TRUCKS RACING L FOX SPORTS 1 2:30 PM 114 0.09 654
64 TOTAL DRAMARAMA THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:30 AM 15 0.09 258
65 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,270
66 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 1,901
67 HEARTLAND DOCS, DVM NAT GEO WILD 10:03 PM 60 0.09 560
68 TUCKER CARLSON SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.09 1,403
69 BIG CITY GREENS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 30 0.09 396
70 RETURN TO AMISH EXTRA CHA: N/A TLC 10:00 PM 120 0.09 544
71 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 991
72 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,370
73 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.08 1,138
74 TRU NCAA BK CHP-PRE-DYSA TRUTV 12:00 PM 30 0.08 292
75 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 260
76 MODERN MARVELS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.08 458
77 PORTALS TO HELL REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 358
78 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 646
79 RETURN TO AMISH EXTRA CHA: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.08 467
80 NCAA FOOTBALL          L: JACKSON STATE/ALABAMA STATE ESPN2 4:05 PM 233 0.08 203
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 602
82 SATURDAY MOVIE: ME, MYSELF AND IRENE FREEFORM 11:25 AM 155 0.07 211
83 MODERN MARVELS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.07 501
84 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.07 212
85 NASCAR RACEDAY: XFINITY L FOX SPORTS 1 4:24 PM 36 0.07 541
86 POWER RANGERS DINO FURY NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 30 0.07 228
87 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 788
88 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 15 0.07 235
89 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 690
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 601
91 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 627
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.07 755
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 548
94 MODERN MARVELS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.07 288
95 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN2 10:28 PM 32 0.06 211
96 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.06 149
97 NIT TOURNAMENT  L ESPN 5:20 PM 16 0.06 265
98 DR. OAKLEY, YUKON VET NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 63 0.06 508
99 UFC LIVE ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.06 223
100 KILLER MOTIVE OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.06 347
101 LIGA MX SAT: CLUB ATLETICO SAN LUIS VS UNAM TUDN 6:55 PM 125 0.06 175
102 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.06 198
103 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 754
104 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.06 809
105 THE A&E MOVIE: AMERICAN SNIPER A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 180 0.06 209
106 PORTALS TO HELL REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 285
107 COLLEGE WRESTLING   L: DIV I CHMP – MEDAL ROUND ESPN2 11:00 AM 214 0.06 218
108 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 755
109 PIKWIK PACK DISNEY JUNIOR 8:30 AM 25 0.06 178
110 LIGA MX: TIJUANA VS QUERETARO FOX DEPORTES 10:49 PM 141 0.06 112
111 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 238
112 MSNBC LIVE W/VOSSOUGHIAN: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.05 562
113 TUCKER CARLSON SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.05 566
114 AMPHIBIA DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.05 335
115 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:00 PM 60 0.05 158
116 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 236
117 CROSS CONNECTION W/TCROSS: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.05 769
118 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 1,002
119 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 180 0.05 693
120 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.05 685
121 SUPERCROSS: ARLINGTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:30 PM 180 0.05 134
122 SEDUCED BY SPEED MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.05 211
123 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 PM 115 0.05 561
124 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 30 0.05 154
125 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: GOLDEN STATE/MEMPHIS NBA-TV 8:01 PM 154 0.05 208
126 NASCAR RACEDAY:TRCKS L FOX SPORTS 1 1:30 PM 60 0.04 286
127 TOP RANK BOXING        L: ARTUR BETERBIEV/ADAM DEINES ESPN 3:00 PM 140 0.04 233
128 BIG SATURDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.04 760
129 PFL ANCILLARY PROGRAMS ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.04 163
130 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 477
131 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 543
132 PAW PATROL NICK JR 10:00 AM 30 0.04 238
133 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ: N/A MSNBC 6:00 PM 120 0.04 491
134 WEEK W/ JOSHUA JOHNSON: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.04 545
135 MODERN MARVELS HISTORY 2:06 AM 58 0.04 156
136 CNN SPECIAL REPORT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.04 431
137 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.04 766
138 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 713
139 DR. OAKLEY COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.04 444
140 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.04 835
141 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 407
142 MY CLASSIC CAR MOTOR TREND 8:30 AM 30 0.03 235
143 UFC FIGHT NIGHT  L ESPN DEPORTES 11:03 PM 117 0.03 62
144 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L: CELTA VS. REAL MADRID BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 11:05 AM 129 0.03 124
145 TECH GARAGE MOTOR TREND 8:00 AM 30 0.03 155
146 RUNNING WILD FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 15 0.03 265
147 WMNS COLL GYMNASTICS L ESPN2 2:34 PM 91 0.03 107
148 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.03 150
149 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.03 338
150 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 173

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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.




6 Comments


  1. Augus

    Do you have ‘Murdoch Mysteries (Ovation at 7PM)’ ratings, please? Thanks!


  2. Martin

    Do you have Beyblade Burst at 8:30 am on Disney XD? Thanks.


  3. Amaury

    Go away, sports!


  4. Broderick S.

    Do you have Devil May Care on Syfy at midnight?



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