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April 6, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 4.3.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  CBS’s NCAA TOURNAMENT Final Four games adjusted to 1.77/3.66 (the latter for the UCLA/Gonzaga game).  ABC’s THE TEN COMMANDMENTS run adjusted to 0.47, down modestly from 2020’s 0.6.  In addition, the rerun of LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME adjusted down to the next-lowest tenth. 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  With Saturday’s major sports event airing on CBS, cable was led by Food Network, where KITCHEN AT FN rose 0.05 to 0.22, PIONEER WOMAN gained 0.02 to 0.20, GUY’S RANCH KITCHEN was steady at 0.16, and SYMONS DINNER COOKING was at 0.16.  Lifetime’s original movie MAHALIA was at 0.20, and the lead-out special was at 0.15.  HGTV’s ESCAPE TO THE CHATEAU climbed 0.07 to 0.19.  NBC Sports Net’s PREMIER LEAGUE matches were at 0.18/0.17/0.15/0.12.  TUDN’s LIGA matches was at 0.16.  On Adult Swim, the primetime FINAL SPACE ticked down to 0.15, and the late-night line-up performed as follows:  DRAGON BALL down 0.01 to 0.15/330K, ATTACK ON TITAN steady at 0.15, FOOD WARS steady at 0.12, FIRE FORCE steady at 0.12, BLACK CLOVER up 0.01 to 0.11, SSSS GRIDMAN up 0.01 to 0.10, NARUTO down 0.02 to 0.09, and DEMON SLAYER down 0.03 to 0.07/167K.  Hallmark’s original movie ONE PERFECT WEDDING was at 0.13.  OWN’s LOVE & MARRIAGE was steady 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 April 3, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.22 1,255
2 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.20 1,165
3 MOVIE- FEATURE PREM: MAHALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 153 0.20 1,405
4 ESCAPE TO THE CHATEAU HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,209
5 PREMIER LEAGUE L: MANCHESTER CITY/LEICESTER NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:28 PM 125 0.18 451
6 SATURDAY MOVIE: EMOJI MOVIE, THE FREEFORM 9:55 PM 120 0.18 430
7 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.17 518
8 PREMIER LEAGUE L: LIVERPOOL/ARSENAL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:56 PM 136 0.17 433
9 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.16 511
10 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.16 510
11 GUYS RANCH KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.16 1,034
12 LIGA MX SAT: AMERICA / NECAXA TUDN 9:00 PM 125 0.16 379
13 SYMONS DINNER COOKING OUT FOOD NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.16 971
14 PREMIER LEAGUE L: SHEFFIELD/LEEDS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:57 AM 129 0.15 386
15 ATTACK ON TITAN ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.15 303
16 LIFETIME SPECIAL LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:33 PM 30 0.15 1,094
17 FINAL SPACE ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 30 0.15 263
18 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.14 371
19 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: ONE PERFECT WEDDING HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.13 1,828
20 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:35 AM 22 0.13 297
21 ESCAPE TO THE CHATEAU RPK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.13 994
22 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 392
23 HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL  L ESPN 12:00 PM 110 0.12 388
24 FIRE FORCE ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.12 255
25 THE A&E MOVIE: RED 2 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 150 0.12 499
26 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:33 PM 23 0.12 258
27 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,482
28 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.12 350
29 PREMIER LEAGUE L: WEST BROM/CHELSEA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:26 AM 129 0.12 297
30 FOOD WARS ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.12 246
31 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,229
32 BLACK CLOVER ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.11 245
33 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 11:30 PM 30 0.11 211
34 MICKEYS GREAT CLUBHOUSE H DISNEY JUNIOR 10:00 AM 50 0.11 368
35 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:06 PM 22 0.11 304
36 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.11 1,680
37 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.11 371
38 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,413
39 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.10 415
40 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 1:30 AM 30 0.10 177
41 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: ATLANTA BRAVES/PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 PM 159 0.10 368
42 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 709
43 POWER RANGERS DINO FURY NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 30 0.10 313
44 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 766
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 912
46 SSSS.GRIDMAN ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 30 0.10 205
47 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.10 265
48 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,153
49 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 30 0.09 204
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.09 875
51 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.09 928
52 GHOST NATION TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 445
53 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 635
54 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 15 0.08 293
55 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 653
56 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 784
57 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 795
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 766
59 COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L: N/A ESPN 1:50 PM 190 0.08 319
60 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 653
61 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 1,674
62 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 244
63 BIG CITY GREENS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 30 0.08 310
64 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 888
65 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 713
66 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: TOR AT NYY/BAL AT BOS MLB NETWORK 1:08 PM 219 0.08 322
67 TIME MACHINE: JEUSUS STRAND: A SEARCH FOR DNA HISTORY 12:00 PM 120 0.08 502
68 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 841
69 SIDE HUSTLE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.07 289
70 LIGA MX L: ATLAS / TIJUANA TUDN 6:55 PM 125 0.07 205
71 ALEX WITT REPORTS: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 180 0.07 837
72 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.07 652
73 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 2:00 PM 30 0.07 433
74 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.07 1,068
75 NCAA FOOTBALL   L ESPN 5:00 PM 68 0.07 271
76 LIGA MX FOX DEPORTES 11:47 PM 88 0.07 168
77 AMPHIBIA DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.07 248
78 THE A&E MOVIE: RED 2 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 149 0.07 262
79 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 579
80 MICKEYS GREAT CLUBHOUSE H DISNEY JUNIOR 2:45 PM 50 0.06 161
81 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 5:12 PM 18 0.06 183
82 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 4:00 PM 30 0.06 143
83 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.06 1,025
84 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.06 137
85 TOTAL DRAMARAMA THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:30 AM 15 0.06 177
86 PGA TOUR: VALERO TEXAS OPEN GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 PM 200 0.06 520
87 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.06 896
88 CROSS CONNECTION W/TCROSS: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.05 780
89 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.05 782
90 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 11:30 AM 30 0.05 288
91 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 11:00 AM 30 0.05 320
92 HOLZER FILES REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.05 288
93 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 11:05 PM 55 0.05 111
94 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 486
95 BIG SATURDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.05 749
96 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 179
97 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.05 436
98 U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS: WRESTLING NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:30 PM 235 0.05 215
99 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.05 404
100 YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN REPRTS: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.05 672
101 PITBULLS AND PAROLEES: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 121 0.05 337
102 LIFETIME SPECIAL LIFETIME TELEVISION 3:32 AM 28 0.05 262
103 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.05 150
104 WEEK W/ JOSHUA JOHNSON: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.05 470
105 HOLZER FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 293
106 DRAMA CLUB NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.05 223
107 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.04 415
108 COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   L ESPN 8:08 PM 114 0.04 210
109 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.04 400
110 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 691
111 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: LOS ANGELES DODGERS/COLORADO ROCKIES FOX SPORTS 1 7:56 PM 231 0.04 246
112 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 10:30 AM 30 0.04 269
113 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.04 685
114 FUTURE IS NOW MARATHON: BACK TO THE FUTURE PT 3 IFC TV 10:30 PM 165 0.04 165
115 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 494
116 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.04 386
117 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS S2 UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 30 0.04 81
118 QUIEN DA MAS S11 UNIVERSO 7:30 PM 30 0.04 69
119 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 4:20 PM 24 0.04 298
120 COPS RELOADED REELZCHANNEL 4:30 PM 30 0.04 206
121 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.04 433
122 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 149
123 DR. OAKLEY, YUKON VET NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 61 0.03 398
124 MY CLASSIC CAR MOTOR TREND 8:30 AM 30 0.03 229
125 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ: N/A MSNBC 6:00 PM 120 0.03 604
126 ALASKA ANIMAL RESCUE NAT GEO WILD 10:01 PM 60 0.03 339
127 ACUMULADORES COMPU S7 UNIVERSO 2:00 PM 60 0.03 52
128 DR. OAKLEY COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.03 412
129 CAR FIX MOTOR TREND 11:00 AM 30 0.03 190
130 GERMAN BUNDESLIGA    L: LEIPZIG/BAYERN MUNICH ESPN2 12:00 PM 150 0.03 95
131 QUIEN DA MAS S11 UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 30 0.03 57
132 MLB REG SEASON PRE L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 60 0.03 99
133 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.03 778
134 GIBSON AND REISER REPORTS: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 120 0.03 414
135 LIVE FROM: AUGUSTA NATL WOMENS AM GOLF CHANNEL 10:00 AM 123 0.03 165
136 MLB REG SEASON BRIDGE L FOX SPORTS 1 6:39 PM 77 0.03 136
137 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 1:15 AM 15 0.03 61
138 EMBARRASSING PETS ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 30 0.03 255
139 STACEY DAVIDS GEARZ MOTOR TREND 6:30 AM 30 0.03 133
140 AMHQ WEEKEND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.03 96
141 MLBT WEEKEND AFTERNOON MLB NETWORK 4:47 PM 75 0.03 123
142 SAMS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 AM 30 0.03 150
143 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L: REAL MADRID VS. EIBAR BEIN SPORT 10:05 AM 130 0.03 51
144 COPS RELOADED REELZCHANNEL 4:00 PM 30 0.02 172
145 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.02 96
146 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L: REAL MADRID VS. EIBAR BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 10:05 AM 129 0.02 57
147 GOLF CENTRAL PREGAME GOLF CHANNEL 12:03 PM 57 0.02 125
148 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.02 168
149 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.02 107
150 COPS RELOADED REELZCHANNEL 5:30 PM 30 0.02 156

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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.




2 Comments


  1. Martin

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



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