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August 7, 2018

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.4.2018

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  48 HOURS, 20/20 and the MAKING IT and DATELINE reruns lost 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  A&E’s LIVE PD led Saturday cable, down 0.05 to 0.66, with the preceding clip show down 0.06 to 0.28.  Adult Swim’s late-night line-up performed as follows:  DRAGON BALL steady at 0.36, MY HERO ACADEMIA down 0.04 to 0.23/504K, FLCL down 0.05 to 0.16/376K, POP TEAM EPIC down 0.02 to 0.15, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE down 0.03 to 0.14, HUNTER X HUNTER down 0.02 to 0.15/310K, BLACK CLOVER up 0.01 to 0.17/327K, NARUTO up 0.02 to 0.16/306K, SPACE DANDY down 0.01 to 0.13/248K, COWBOY BEBOP steady at 0.13/236K, and LUPIN THE 3RD down 0.01 to 0.12/226K.  FX’s UFC PRELIMS was at 0.30.  On HGTV, MOUNTAIN LIFE was at 0.27/0.24, compared to last week’s 0.21/0.19, and BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT was at 0.25.  On Food Network, PIONEER WOMAN gained 0.03 to 0.25, TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN was down 0.02 to 0.19, and KITCHEN AT FN dropped 0.04 to 0.18.  ESPN’s coverage of the PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME induction ceremony was at 0.24.  ID’s FEAR THY NEIGHBOR ticked up to 0.24.  Travel Channel’s GHOST ADVENTURE POP-UPS slipped 0.02 to 0.23.  Hallmark’s original movie A SUMMER TO REMEMBER was at 0.21.  On TLC, SAY YES TO THE DRESS fell 0.04 to 0.15, and FOUR WEDDINGS ticked down to 0.15.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday August 4, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 LIVE PD: 136 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.66 2,002
2 DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 30 0.36 722
3 UFC PPV PRELIMS L: 227:DILLASHAW/GARBRANDT FX 8:00 PM 120 0.30 717
4 THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 115 0.30 1,433
5 LIVE PD AC A&E NETWORK 8:06 PM 52 0.28 1,025
6 MOUNTAIN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 PM 30 0.27 1,287
7 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.25 1,188
8 BEACHFRONT BRGN HUNT RENO HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.25 1,253
9 MOUNTAIN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.24 1,162
10 PRO FTBL HALL OF FAME  L: N/A ESPN 7:00 PM 211 0.24 702
11 FEAR THY NEIGHBOR INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.24 861
12 GHOST ADV POP-UPS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.23 700
13 WCB: 8/4/18 KOVALEV/ALVAR HBO PRIME 11:15 PM 26 0.21 731
14 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: A SUMMER TO REMEMBER HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.21 2,270
15 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.21 473
16 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.20 437
17 LIVE PD AC A&E NETWORK 3:00 AM 52 0.19 523
18 TRISHAS SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 10:30 AM 30 0.19 940
19 WCB: 8/4/18 KOVALEV/ALVAR HBO PRIME 10:59 PM 16 0.19 634
20 WCB: 8/4/18 KOVALEV/ALVAR HBO PRIME 11:41 PM 15 0.18 671
21 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.18 1,020
22 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.18 2,100
23 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: KILLER TWIN LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.18 773
24 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 11:58 AM 107 0.18 1,000
25 WCB: 8/4/18 KOVALEV/ALVAR HBO PRIME 10:12 PM 47 0.18 583
26 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:31 PM 89 0.17 453
27 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.17 364
28 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 12:00 PM 90 0.17 414
29 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.17 1,656
30 HAUNTED TOWNS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 535
31 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.17 382
32 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 61 0.17 1,167
33 NICKY, RICKY, DICKY &DAWN NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.17 951
34 GC PREGAME LI GOLF CHANNEL 1:45 PM 15 0.16 913
35 HALL OF FAME ENSHRINEMENT: 2018 HALL OF FAME ENSHRINEMENT NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 211 0.16 466
36 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: A TEAM, THE (2010) PARAMOUNT 2:30 PM 150 0.16 477
37 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.16 1,720
38 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.16 342
39 AMC CELEBRATES: DEEP IMPACT AMC 7:00 PM 150 0.15 718
40 SAY YES TO THE DRESS: ATL TLC 8:00 PM 62 0.15 843
41 NICKY, RICKY, DICKY &DAWN NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.15 843
42 POP TEAM EPIC ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.15 305
43 FOUR WEDDINGS: N/A TLC 9:02 PM 124 0.15 641
44 PAWN STARS AC: 64 SIX FIGURE PAWN HISTORY 8:00 PM 179 0.15 773
45 ELENA OF AVALOR DISNEY JUNIOR 11:30 AM 25 0.14 614
46 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,485
47 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.14 1,967
48 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 116 0.14 473
49 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.14 319
50 JOJOS ADV STARDUST CRU ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.14 295
51 17 AGAIN HBO PRIME 1:20 PM 102 0.14 415
52 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,681
53 WCB: 8/4/18 KOVALEV/ALVAR HBO PRIME 10:01 PM 11 0.13 470
54 ACCESS MOVIE: WEDDING SINGER IFC TV 7:00 PM 120 0.13 304
55 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.13 297
56 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: NEW YORK YANKEES/BOSTON RED SOX FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 PM 166 0.13 702
57 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,563
58 DUCKTALES (2017) DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.13 729
59 UFC PPV PREFIGHT L FX 7:00 PM 60 0.12 306
60 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 267
61 SECRET LIFE OF THE ZOO ANIMAL PLANET 9:01 PM 60 0.11 811
62 PAWN STARS AC: 64 SIX FIGURE PAWN HISTORY 12:03 AM 177 0.11 431
63 FARGO HBO PRIME 6:20 PM 98 0.11 388
64 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,081
65 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.11 1,098
66 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.11 1,038
67 BIG HERO 6 SERIES DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 30 0.11 616
68 DOUBLE DARE NEW NICKTOONS 3:30 AM 25 0.11 310
69 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,330
70 ESPN FC ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.10 218
71 LIGA MX L: NECAXA / LOBOS BUAP UNIVISION DEPORTES 5:55 PM 125 0.10 217
72 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:07 PM 53 0.10 257
73 SOUTH PACIFIC BBC-AMERICA 9:00 PM 90 0.09 419
74 LOGAN: LOGAN HBO PRIME 4:00 PM 137 0.09 255
75 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 893
76 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.09 784
77 MLB REG SEASON BRIDGE L FOX SPORTS 1 6:46 PM 14 0.09 477
78 DOUBLE DARE NEW NICKTOONS 3:55 AM 25 0.09 257
79 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 612
80 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.09 807
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 671
82 TOOTH FAIRY HBO PRIME 11:35 AM 102 0.09 288
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 650
84 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 610
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 617
86 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 563
87 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 10:31 PM 60 0.08 257
88 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: BATTLESHIP (2012) PARAMOUNT 9:00 AM 180 0.08 299
89 NBA INTL EXHIBITION L: TEAM WORLD/TEAM AFRICA ESPN2 11:00 AM 138 0.08 175
90 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: LOS ANGELES ANGELS/CLEVELAND INDIANS FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 159 0.08 453
91 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.08 1,189
92 NASCAR CUP SERIES PRAC L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:00 PM 90 0.08 448
93 COLD JUSTICE OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.08 492
94 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 683
95 MLS REGULAR SEASON      L: ATLANTA UNITED FC/TORONTO FC ESPN 4:06 PM 121 0.08 207
96 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 592
97 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 627
98 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 621
99 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 674
100 MSNBC LIVE W/D.GURA: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.07 640
101 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 616
102 MEGAMIND HBO PRIME 9:59 AM 96 0.07 211
103 HALL OF FAME SATURDAY NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.07 207
104 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 776
105 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.07 676
106 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 897
107 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 582
108 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.06 627
109 HOUSE POP 11:00 PM 60 0.06 236
110 INTL CHAMPIONS CUP   L ESPN2 6:33 PM 90 0.06 151
111 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 527
112 NASCAR AMERICA PRAC/QUAL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:32 PM 28 0.06 359
113 GOLDEN STATE KILLER: MAIN: 100 SPECIAL OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 120 0.06 381
114 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.06 752
115 INSIDE TRAINING CAMP LIVE NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.06 126
116 NASCAR XFINITY QUALIFY L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:30 AM 62 0.06 362
117 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: SD AT CHC MLB NETWORK 2:23 PM 158 0.06 321
118 DR. POL: DEJA MOO! NAT GEO WILD 10:04 PM 60 0.06 621
119 SCANDAL MADE ME FAMOUS REELZCHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 226
120 INTL CHAMPIONS CUP  L: INTERNAZIONALE/OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS ESPN 2:00 PM 126 0.06 134
121 MLB REG SEASON POST L FOX SPORTS 1 9:39 PM 21 0.05 239
122 DR. SEUSS THE CAT IN THE HBO PRIME 6:05 AM 82 0.05 117
123 UFC PPV POST FIGHT L FOX SPORTS 1 12:50 AM 70 0.05 122
124 NASCAR CUP SERIES PRAC L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:00 AM 90 0.05 284
125 NASCAR CUP SERIES QUAL L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.05 437
126 HOUSE POP 10:00 PM 60 0.05 266
127 NASCAR SPECIAL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:39 PM 21 0.05 354
128 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 231
129 INSIDE TRAINING CAMP LIVE NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.05 123
130 SEX, LIES & MURDER REELZCHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 184
131 ALVIN & THE CHIPMUNKS:SQU HBO PRIME 7:28 AM 89 0.05 141
132 LOKAR CAR SHOW VELOCITY 9:00 AM 30 0.05 212
133 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.05 145
134 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.WITT: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.05 613
135 INSIDE TRAINING CAMP LIVE NFL NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.05 119
136 INSIDE TRAINING CAMP LIVE NFL NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.05 110
137 LIGA MX: MONTERREY VS QUERETARO FOX DEPORTES 9:57 PM 134 0.05 135
138 HOUSE POP 8:00 PM 60 0.05 249
139 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 239
140 ARACHNOPHOBIA MAXPRIME 3:35 PM 110 0.05 147
141 EVERYDAY DRIVER VELOCITY 7:30 AM 30 0.05 172
142 PRIME BASEBALL GAME/JIP: HOU AT LAD/DET AT OAK MLB NETWORK 10:01 PM 167 0.05 199
143 THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE HBO PRIME 3:26 AM 115 0.04 167
144 STACEY DAVIDS GEARZ VELOCITY 8:00 AM 30 0.04 194
145 BRAND NEW MUSCLE CAR: YEN VELOCITY 9:30 AM 30 0.04 205
146 MUMMY, THE (2017) MAXPRIME 8:00 PM 110 0.04 149
147 DODGEBALL: 2018 DODGEBALL WORLD CUP ESPNU 2:30 PM 160 0.04 104
148 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.04 367
149 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.04 278
150 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.04 142

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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.




5 Comments


  1. Suma Kancherla

    What are the ratings for Mysticons and Yu-Gi-Oh ARC-V aired on Nicktoons aired at 9:30AM and 9:00AM respectively please?


  2. My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic 11:00AM & 11:30AM on Discovery Family?


  3. Maru

    NRDD season and series finale deserved better.



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