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March 30, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.27.2021

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS: In addition to airing the NAACP IMAGE AWARDS on CBS as noted above, Viacom did a massive simulcast across its networks.  These are the ratings we have:  BET at 0.13, VH1 at 0.05, MTV at 0.03, Paramount at 0.02/122K, Comedy Central at 0.02/64K, TV Land at 0.01/83K, CMT at 0.01/46K, BET Her at 0.01/43K, MTV2 at 0.01/22K, Pop at 0.01/22K, Smithsonian at zero/37K, and Logo at zero/10K.

TBS’s share of the Sweet 16 NCAA TOURNAMENT coverage had games at 1.61/1.56.  In addition, the network followed the games with a “sneak peek” of the first episode of its new comedy CHAD at 0.21.  ESPN’s UFC PRELIMS was at 0.23.  Hallmark’s original movie DON’T GO BREAKING MY HEART was at 0.18.  On Food Network, PIONEER WOMAN gained 0.02 to 0.18, KITCHEN AT FN ticked down to 0.17, and GUY’S RANCH KITCHEN was at 0.16.  On Adult Swim, the primetime FINAL SPACE was down 0.05 to 0.16, and the late-night line-up performed as follows:  DRAGON BALL down 0.01 to 0.16/297K, ATTACK ON TITAN steady at 0.15, FOOD WARS steady at 0.12, FIRE FORCE steady at 0.12, BLACK CLOVER steady at 0.10, SSSS GRIDMAN steady at 0.09, NARUTO up 0.01 to 0.11, and DEMON SLAYER steady at 0.10/149K.  ESPN2’s FORMULA 1 was at 0.15.  History’s AMERICAN PICKERS was at 0.14.  HGTV’s ESCAPE TO THE CHATEAU dropped 0.03 to 0.12.  HBO’s documentary TINA was at 0.11.  OWN’s LOVE & MARRIAGE lost 0.02 to 0.10.  Lifetime’s original movie ALL THAT GLITTERS was at 0.10. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday March 27, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 TBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP SA 2: SYRACUSE VS HOUSTON TBS NETWORK 9:53 PM 138 1.61 5,520
2 TBS NCAA BK CHP-BRG-SAT1 TBS NETWORK 9:36 PM 17 1.60 5,748
3 TBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP SA 1: ORAL ROBERTS VS ARKANSAS TBS NETWORK 7:21 PM 135 1.56 5,938
4 TBS NCAA BSK POST GAME-SA TBS NETWORK 12:16 AM 54 0.53 1,591
5 UFC PPV PRELIMS  L ESPN 8:05 PM 115 0.23 718
6 CHAD SNEAK PEEK TBS NETWORK 1:10 AM 32 0.21 641
7 THE A&E MOVIE A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 119 0.19 490
8 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: DONT GO BREAKING MY HEART HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.18 2,094
9 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.18 1,120
10 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.17 1,139
11 GUYS RANCH KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.16 937
12 FINAL SPACE ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 30 0.16 335
13 THE A&E MOVIE A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 119 0.16 338
14 ATTACK ON TITAN ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.15 271
15 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING L ESPN2 10:54 AM 77 0.15 465
16 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.14 2,183
17 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.14 676
18 SATURDAY MOVIE: MARY POPPINS RETURNS FREEFORM 8:20 PM 190 0.14 609
19 NASCAR RACE HUB WKND ED L FOX SPORTS 1 5:26 PM 36 0.13 796
20 NAACP IMAGE AWARDS: 52ND NAACP IMAGE AWARDS PREM BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 120 0.13 544
21 FOOD WARS ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.12 217
22 ESCAPE TO THE CHATEAU HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.12 1,114
23 NIT TOURNAMENT  L ESPN 12:00 PM 118 0.12 525
24 COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.12 416
25 TBS NCAA BK CHP-PRE-SAT TBS NETWORK 7:00 PM 21 0.12 488
26 FIRE FORCE ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.12 193
27 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.12 345
28 MICKEY MOUSE MIXED-UP ADV DISNEY JUNIOR 10:30 AM 25 0.12 401
29 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:01 AM 59 0.12 348
30 MIRA, ROYAL DETECTIVE DISNEY JUNIOR 11:00 AM 25 0.11 424
31 UFC PPV PRELIMS  L ESPN 7:30 PM 35 0.11 418
32 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 30 0.11 203
33 PASS THE MIC: BET AFTER P BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 30 0.11 471
34 NASCAR TRUCKS QUAL RAIN L FOX SPORTS 1 4:30 PM 56 0.11 647
35 TINA HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 118 0.11 744
36 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.10 391
37 CRAIG OF THE CREEK THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 15 0.10 321
38 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 870
39 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 15 0.10 331
40 TOTAL DRAMARAMA THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:45 AM 15 0.10 296
41 INGRAHAM ANGLE TOWN HALL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.10 1,047
42 MOVIE- ORIGINAL PREM: VC ANDREWS ALL GLITTERS LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.10 742
43 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,423
44 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 10:00 PM 60 0.10 364
45 NIT TOURNAMENT  L: MISSISSIPPI STATE/LOUISIANA TECH ESPN 2:59 PM 127 0.10 315
46 BLACK CLOVER ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.10 166
47 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.10 281
48 TOTAL DRAMARAMA THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:30 AM 15 0.10 310
49 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.10 1,938
50 BIG CITY GREENS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 30 0.10 511
51 POWER RANGERS DINO FURY NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 30 0.09 283
52 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:08 AM 53 0.09 342
53 SSSS.GRIDMAN ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 30 0.09 149
54 SELECCION MEXICANA 3/27: GALES VS MEXICO TUDN 3:30 PM 150 0.09 317
55 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 284
56 COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE L ESPN 1:58 PM 61 0.09 315
57 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 12:00 PM 30 0.09 328
58 BARRETT JACKSON LIVE: SCOTTSDALE AUCTION SUPER SAT P2 HISTORY 5:00 PM 180 0.08 615
59 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.08 267
60 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 770
61 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,330
62 SIDE HUSTLE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.08 348
63 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 790
64 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 789
65 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 766
66 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,281
67 DRAMA CLUB NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.08 286
68 WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP L: INDIANA/NC STATE ESPN2 6:00 PM 132 0.08 490
69 PGA TOUR: WGC-DELL MATCH PLAY GOLF CHANNEL 10:00 AM 242 0.08 687
70 WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP L: ARIZONA/TEXAS A&M ESPN2 8:12 PM 120 0.08 570
71 NAACP IMAGE AWARDS: 52ND NAACP IMAGE AWARDS ENC1 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:30 PM 120 0.08 299
72 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,017
73 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK: SHREK FOREVER AFTER BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:30 PM 130 0.08 193
74 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 209
75 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,099
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 682
77 CNN SPECIAL REPORT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.08 533
78 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 687
79 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 590
80 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 11:30 AM 30 0.07 312
81 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 870
82 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 646
83 MICKEYS GREAT CLUBHOUSE H DISNEY JUNIOR 8:20 PM 55 0.07 394
84 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.07 626
85 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.07 707
86 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.07 987
87 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 627
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.06 559
89 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 68 0.06 210
90 BARRETT JACKSON LIVE: SCOTTSDALE AUCTION SUPER SAT P1 HISTORY 3:00 PM 120 0.06 529
91 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.06 1,110
92 COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   L ESPN 5:06 PM 30 0.06 233
93 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 825
94 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.06 388
95 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 11:00 AM 30 0.06 292
96 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 2:30 PM 30 0.06 302
97 DPLUS FL: PORTALS TO HELL: TPTH-2R3R12H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.06 338
98 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 180 0.06 748
99 ONE CHAMPIONSHIP MMA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:00 AM 60 0.06 189
100 TOUR AGUILA P AMISTOS3/27: AMERICA VS MONTERREY TUDN 8:00 PM 125 0.06 146
101 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 468
102 BIG SATURDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.05 777
103 NAACP IMAGE AWARDS: 52ND NAACP IMAGE AWARDS PREM VH1 8:00 PM 120 0.05 168
104 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.05 106
105 AMPHIBIA DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.05 344
106 CROSS CONNECTION W/TCROSS: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.05 731
107 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.05 367
108 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.05 865
109 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE L ESPN2 7:55 AM 70 0.05 191
110 WORLD CUP QUAL MATCHES  L: NORWAY/TURKEY ESPN2 12:50 PM 130 0.05 122
111 NWHL: FINAL: BOSTON/MINNESOTA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:00 PM 168 0.05 100
112 WORLD CUP QUAL MATCHES  L: CZECH REPUBLIC/BELGIUM ESPN2 3:30 PM 150 0.05 111
113 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 588
114 DR. OAKLEY, YUKON VET NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 63 0.04 449
115 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 2:06 AM 58 0.04 268
116 NCAA HOCKEY CHAMP L: MINNESOTA DULUTH/NORTH DAKOTA ESPNU 7:30 PM 382 0.04 169
117 BARRETT JACKSON LIVE: SCOTTSDALE AUCTION SUPER SAT P3 FYI 8:00 PM 120 0.04 241
118 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: PHILADELPHIA/LA CLIPPERS NBA-TV 10:01 PM 153 0.04 144
119 DR. OAKLEY COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.04 396
120 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 541
121 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 659
122 INGRAHAM ANGLE TOWN HALL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.04 447
123 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.04 703
124 NCAA HOCKEY CHAMP L: BEMIDJI STATE/MASSACHUSETTS ESPNU 5:00 PM 150 0.04 82
125 IFC MOVIE: ESCAPE PLAN IFC TV 8:00 PM 150 0.04 171
126 ALASKA ANIMAL RESCUE NAT GEO WILD 10:03 PM 60 0.04 375
127 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.04 387
128 MSNBC LIVE W/VOSSOUGHIAN: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.04 504
129 FUTBOL CENTRAL SAT TUDN 3:00 PM 30 0.04 119
130 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.04 324
131 NAACP IMAGE AWARDS: 52ND NAACP IMAGE AWARDS PREM MTV 8:00 PM 120 0.03 97
132 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.03 373
133 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 9:05 AM 55 0.03 114
134 FIGURE SKATING: WORLD CHAMPS FREE DANCE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:33 PM 120 0.03 174
135 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 6:00 PM 60 0.03 125
136 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.03 128
137 KILLER MOTIVE OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.03 235
138 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.03 340
139 TECH GARAGE MOTOR TREND 8:00 AM 30 0.03 105
140 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 11:00 PM 60 0.03 90
141 PEPPA PIG NICK JR 7:30 AM 30 0.03 133
142 BARRETT JACKSON LIVE: SCOTTSDALE AUCTION SUPER SAT P4 FYI 10:00 PM 120 0.03 213
143 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.03 682
144 MY CLASSIC CAR MOTOR TREND 8:30 AM 30 0.03 161
145 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 8:30 AM 30 0.03 67
146 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.03 89
147 SPRING TRAINING: TOR AT NYY MLB NETWORK 1:07 PM 145 0.03 139
148 AMHQ WEEKEND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.03 247
149 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.03 231
150 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.03 296

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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. ryan

    gotta be the first time a new SNL has finished at a 1.0 or below (and yet still probably the #1 entertainment program of the season)


  2. Martin

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


  3. zim

    murdoch misteries on ovation at 19hs


  4. Do you have any ratings for MLW Wrestling on beInSports that airs Saturdays at 10pm est?



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