June 19, 2018
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.16.2018

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  FOX’s MLB game gained 0.1 in final numbers, while the rerun of TRUTH & LIES lost the same.  The CBS line-up shifted from 0.2/0.3/0.4 to 0.4/0.2/0.3.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2018 06 16.SAT

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Saturday cable was dominated by Fox Sports 1’s coverage of the WORLD CUP, with matches at 0.91/0.84/0.35, and related programming filling other slots in the Top 13.  A&E’s LIVE PD led the rest of programming, down 0.03 to 0.57.  The Adult Swim line-up performed as follows:  DRAGON BALL at 0.52/0.44 compared to last week’s 0.38/0.28, MY HERO ACADEMIA up 0.12 to 0.34/720K, FLCL up 0.13 to 0.32, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE up a tenth to 0.27, HUNTER X HUNTER up 0.11 to 0.27/532K, BLACK CLOVER up 0.08 to 0.23/491K, NARUTO up 0.04 to 0.21/432K, SPACE DANDY up 0.03 to 0.16/368K, COWBOY BEBOP up 0.04 to 0.16/369K, and LUPIN THE 3RD up 0.06 to 0.17/362K.  Travel Channel’s GHOST ADVENTURES was at 0.38.  HGTV’s BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT was at 0.27.  Hallmark’s movie LOVE AT FIRST DANCE was at 0.22.  ID’s FEAR THY NEIGHBOR dropped 0.06 to 0.22.  On Food Network, KITCHEN AT FN lost 0.04 to 0.19, and PIONEER WOMAN was down 0.06 to 0.18.  On TLC, SAY YES TO THE DRESS ticked down to 0.16, and I WANT THAT WEDDING was down 0.04 to 0.13.  

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Final Cable 2018 06 16.SAT

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday June 16, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 FIFA WORLD CUP GS L: CROATIA/NIGERIA FOX SPORTS 1 2:42 PM 136 0.91 2,178
2 FIFA WORLD CUP GS L: PERU/DENMARK FOX SPORTS 1 11:40 AM 140 0.84 2,001
3 FIFA WORLD CUP TODAY L FOX SPORTS 1 2:00 PM 42 0.69 1,559
4 LIVE PD: 124 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.57 1,884
5 FIFA WORLD CUP TODAY L FOX SPORTS 1 4:58 PM 32 0.56 1,372
6 DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 30 0.52 1,098
7 DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 30 0.44 923
8 GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.38 943
9 FIFA WORLD CUP GS L: FRANCE/AUSTRALIA FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 AM 120 0.35 796
10 MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US, THE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 112 0.34 1,327
11 FLCL: PROGRESSIVE ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.32 687
12 FIFA WORLD CUP TODAY L FOX SPORTS 1 11:00 AM 40 0.32 784
13 FIFA WORLD CUP TODAY L FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 AM 35 0.29 618
14 JOJOS ADV STARDUST CRU ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.27 558
15 BEACHFRONT BRGN HUNT RENO HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.27 1,406
16 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 7:32 PM 58 0.25 780
17 COLLEGE WORLD SERIES    L: WASHINGTON/MISSISSIPPI STATE ESPN 8:30 PM 175 0.25 1,069
18 MOUNTAIN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.23 1,315
19 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: LOVE AT FIRST DANCE HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.23 2,116
20 FEAR THY NEIGHBOR INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.22 868
21 MOUNTAIN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 PM 30 0.22 1,192
22 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:25 PM 35 0.22 662
23 FIXER UPPER BEHIND DESIGN HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:00 PM 30 0.22 1,130
24 COLLEGE WORLD SERIES    L: NORTH CAROLINA/OREGON STATE ESPN 3:00 PM 272 0.21 859
25 NASCAR XFINITY FIN PRAC L FOX SPORTS 1 5:30 PM 60 0.20 514
26 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.19 1,116
27 SHO CH BOX: 18 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:42 PM 22 0.18 551
28 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.18 951
29 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 61 0.18 1,281
30 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.18 1,759
31 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.17 383
32 SAY YES TO THE DRESS: ATL TLC 8:00 PM 63 0.16 815
33 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.16 1,801
34 DUCKTALES (2017) DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.16 669
35 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.15 319
36 DODO HEROES ANIMAL PLANET 9:01 PM 62 0.15 917
37 SHO CH BOX: 18 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:12 PM 18 0.15 422
38 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.15 1,819
39 BIG HERO 6 SERIES DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 30 0.14 619
40 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,587
41 LOGAN: LOGAN HBO PRIME 5:35 PM 137 0.14 337
42 SHO CH BOX: 18 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:52 PM 50 0.14 478
43 KNIGHT SQUAD NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 60 0.14 837
44 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.14 424
45 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.13 1,826
46 MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US, THE HBO PRIME 12:00 AM 112 0.13 408
47 I WANT THAT WEDDING TLC 9:03 PM 65 0.13 638
48 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.13 1,959
49 SYTTD: SINCE I SAID YES TLC 10:08 PM 60 0.13 540
50 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,417
51 STAR FALLS NICK-AT-NITE 9:00 PM 30 0.13 602
52 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 116 0.13 499
53 SHO CH BOX: 18 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:17 PM 22 0.13 396
54 SHO CH BOX: 18 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:39 PM 13 0.12 368
55 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,335
56 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 704
57 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 261
58 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 676
59 NASCAR RACEDAY: NCWTS L FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 PM 27 0.12 342
60 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 256
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.12 606
62 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.11 972
63 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,109
64 NCWTS RACING L: IOWA FOX SPORTS 1 6:57 PM 139 0.11 552
65 PPG 2016 THE CARTOON NETWORK 4:00 PM 30 0.11 514
66 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.11 300
67 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 300
68 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.11 892
69 CNN SPECIAL REPORT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 599
70 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.10 517
71 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 279
72 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.10 247
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 550
74 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 913
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 641
76 VAN JONES SHOW CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.10 510
77 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.10 991
78 SHO CH BOX: 18 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:00 PM 17 0.09 277
79 VEGAS CAKES FOOD NETWORK 2:30 PM 30 0.09 415
80 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 566
81 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.09 776
82 FIFA WORLD CUP TONIGHT L FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 60 0.09 235
83 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.08 788
84 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 473
85 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.08 787
86 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 672
87 FIFA WORLD CUP MATCH DAY FOX SPORTS 1 11:00 PM 60 0.08 190
88 JASON BOURNE: JASON BOURNE MAXPRIME 11:50 PM 123 0.08 202
89 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 536
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 508
91 CORNHOLE: ACL KICK-OFF BATTLE ESPN 1:00 PM 120 0.07 206
92 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.WITT MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 641
93 BAD BOYS II: BAD BOYS II HBO PRIME 2:55 AM 147 0.07 166
94 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 498
95 NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM BATTL HBO PRIME 10:00 AM 105 0.07 227
96 ITALIAN JOB, THE HBO PRIME 3:15 PM 111 0.07 230
97 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 530
98 HBO FIRST LOOK HBO PRIME 5:15 PM 12 0.07 204
99 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.07 155
100 CANADIAN FTBL LEAGUE L: HAMILTON/CALGARY ESPN2 7:00 PM 184 0.07 237
101 GREASE: BEHIND CLOSED DOO: 101: GREASE BEHIND CLOSED DOORS REELZCHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.07 289
102 CANADIAN FTBL LEAGUE L: MONTREAL/BC LIONS ESPN2 10:04 PM 176 0.06 208
103 FREAKY FRIDAY HBO PRIME 11:45 AM 97 0.06 233
104 NHRA QUALIFYING FOX SPORTS 1 9:16 PM 44 0.06 369
105 STRIPTEASE MAXPRIME 2:55 AM 115 0.06 131
106 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 683
107 BOURNE SUPREMACY, THE MAXPRIME 10:00 PM 108 0.06 233
108 SESAME STREET HBO PRIME 9:00 AM 26 0.06 126
109 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 8:30 AM 30 0.06 422
110 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.06 123
111 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.05 464
112 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.05 106
113 MSNBC LIVE W/D.GURA: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.05 539
114 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.05 654
115 PHENOMS FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 AM 60 0.05 98
116 RENO REAL DALE JR AND AMY DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.05 237
117 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 7:00 AM 30 0.05 345
118 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 2:04 AM 114 0.05 199
119 SPY KIDS HBO PRIME 6:00 AM 88 0.05 99
120 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: TB AT NYY MLB NETWORK 1:11 PM 168 0.05 268
121 GEOSTORM MAXPRIME 1:35 PM 109 0.05 158
122 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.04 240
123 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 8:30 AM 30 0.04 98
124 BOURNE IDENTITY, THE MAXPRIME 8:00 PM 118 0.04 142
125 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 262
126 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.04 347
127 LIVE FROM: US OPEN GOLF CHANNEL 7:43 PM 124 0.04 272
128 NASCAR RACE HUB WKND ED L FOX SPORTS 1 10:30 AM 30 0.04 170
129 ANIMALS DOING THINGS WIT NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.04 367
130 MOVIE OF THE WEEK 2HR: MADEAS FAMILY REUNION BET HER 8:00 PM 180 0.04 115
131 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.04 485
132 HUGH HEWITT MSNBC 8:00 AM 30 0.04 266
133 WALK THE PRANK DISNEY XD 11:00 AM 30 0.04 194
134 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.04 179
135 NCWTS PRACTICE L FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 60 0.04 147
136 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 184
137 FIFA WORLD CUP: GS:PERU VS DENMARK FOX DEPORTES 12:41 AM 120 0.04 80
138 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.04 267
139 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 168
140 BASSMASTERS ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.04 74
141 REPUBLICA MUNDIALISTA SAT UNIVISION DEPORTES 10:00 PM 105 0.03 81
142 YU-GI-OH! ARC-V NICKTOONS 9:00 AM 30 0.03 137
143 NHRA QUALIFYING D FOX SPORTS 2 9:00 PM 25 0.03 94
144 ALVIN & THE CHIPMUNKS:SQU HBO PRIME 7:30 AM 89 0.03 94
145 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 6:00 AM 30 0.03 78
146 CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS MAXPRIME 4:55 AM 65 0.03 47
147 SATURDAY MOVIE: MIRACLE (2004) FREEFORM 7:00 AM 180 0.03 133
148 FIFA-COPA MNDL-07-UNVSO-R: ARGEN VS ISLAND 6/16 R UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 120 0.03 63
149 JOHN MCCAIN: FOR WHOM THE HBO PRIME 1:25 PM 104 0.03 163
150 MLB PREGAME MLB NETWORK 1:00 PM 11 0.03 140

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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.