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September 20, 2016
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.17.2016

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NETWORK FINALS:  Two of the COLLEGE FOOTBALL games adjusted in final numbers:  ABC up by 0.1 to 0.7, and FOX up by 0.2 to 1.9. NBC’s game stayed at 1.4.  

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

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CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  COLLEGE FOOTBALL and related programming also occupied 7 of the Top 10 slots on Saturday cable, led by ESPN’s late Texas vs. California game at 0.96.  (There’s much more detail about the college football ratings in Mitch Metcalf’s weekend sports Skedball post.)  The other network scoring points was Adult Swim, with its late-night animated block. DRAGON BALL Z was up 0.02 to 0.60/1.267M, ONE PUNCH MAN climbed 0.05 to 0.59, MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM rose 0.03 TO 0.43, HUNTER X HUNTER held at 0.35/826K, NARUTO was up 0.05 to 0.36/848K, ONE PIECE was steady at 0.29/701K, and PARASYTE inched up 0.01 to 0.25/599K.  Back in the sports arena, Fox Sports 1’s UFC FIGHT NIGHT was at 0.34.  HGTV’s BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT added 0.05 to 0.31, and HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION ticked down to 0.26.  On Food Network, PIONEER WOMAN was at 0.24, KITCHEN AT FN was at 0.22, and TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN was at 0.20.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday September 17, 2016 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: TEXAS/CALIFORNIA ESPN 10:55 PM 222 0.96 2,447
2 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: N/A ESPN 9:00 AM 180 0.77 1,957
3 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: TEXAS A&M/AUBURN ESPN 7:05 PM 230 0.69 2,088
4 ONE-PUNCH MAN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.59 1,203
5 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:37 AM 62 0.52 1,143
6 REVENANT, THE (2015): REVENANT, THE (2015) HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 156 0.46 1,669
7 MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM:I.B.O. ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.43 916
8 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:39 AM 60 0.37 764
9 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: MISSISSIPPI STATE/LSU ESPN2 7:00 PM 225 0.36 1,191
10 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: MIAMI (FL)/APPALACHIAN STATE ESPN 12:00 PM 197 0.35 955
11 UFC FIGHT NIGHT L: POIRIER/JOHNSON FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 162 0.34 826
12 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN 3:17 PM 12 0.33 921
13 NFL MATCH-UP ESPN 4:39 AM 30 0.31 660
14 BEACHFRONT BRGN HUNT RENO HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.31 1,453
15 HENRY DANGER NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.31 1,822
16 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.31 1,339
17 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.30 1,533
18 DEADLY WOMEN INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.28 1,082
19 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: NORTH DAKOTA STATE/IOWA ESPN2 12:00 PM 195 0.28 968
20 POKEMON THE SERIES XYZ THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.27 943
21 GAME SHAKERS NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.27 1,559
22 SCHOOL OF ROCK NICKELODEON 9:00 PM 30 0.27 1,335
23 HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,418
24 UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIM L FOX SPORTS 1 8:15 PM 105 0.26 637
25 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN 6:48 PM 17 0.25 898
26 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: PITTSBURGH/OKLAHOMA STATE ESPN 3:29 PM 199 0.25 1,000
27 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.25 1,023
28 NEXO KNIGHTS THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 AM 30 0.25 765
29 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.24 1,236
30 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: UCLA/BYU ESPN2 10:45 PM 195 0.24 764
31 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN2 3:15 PM 15 0.23 721
32 LIGA MX 2 SAT: AMERICA / LEON UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:57 PM 123 0.23 452
33 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L: N/A ESPN 7:00 AM 120 0.22 520
34 IYANLA, FIX MY LIFE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.22 658
35 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.22 1,158
36 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.21 857
37 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.20 1,293
38 DEAD FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.20 683
39 TRISHAS SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 10:30 AM 30 0.20 1,156
40 MOVIE- CO PRO PREM: SISTER CITIES LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 122 0.20 1,039
41 SR/NYC EXPLOSION COVERAGE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.19 1,243
42 DR. DEE: ALASKA VET ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 61 0.18 990
43 SR/NYC EXPLOSION COVERAGE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.18 1,493
44 SR/NYC EXPLOSION COVERAGE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.17 1,062
45 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BOURNEMOUTH/MANCHESTER CITY NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:54 AM 126 0.16 398
46 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.16 1,582
47 300 HBO PRIME 10:45 PM 117 0.16 400
48 BULLS & BEARS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 30 0.16 1,464
49 WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY     L: USA/EUROPE ESPN2 3:30 PM 165 0.16 360
50 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.16 1,467
51 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.15 641
52 REVENANT, THE (2015): REVENANT, THE (2015) HBO PRIME 1:55 AM 156 0.15 364
53 VALERIES HOME COOKING FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.15 920
54 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: NORTH TEXAS/FLORIDA ESPNU 7:29 PM 211 0.14 543
55 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.14 1,667
56 CAVUTO ON BUSINESS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:30 AM 30 0.14 1,374
57 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.14 913
58 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.13 541
59 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:00 AM 60 0.13 223
60 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 843
61 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN DISNEY XD 8:00 PM 30 0.12 450
62 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.12 824
63 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,166
64 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 698
65 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN2 2:00 AM 60 0.12 317
66 OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.12 452
67 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.12 610
68 HOUSE OF PAYNE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:20 AM 40 0.12 265
69 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.12 903
70 LIGA MX SAT: TIGRES / PUEBLA UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:55 PM 122 0.12 284
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.12 813
72 FORBES ON FOX FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 30 0.12 1,285
73 CASHIN IN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:30 AM 30 0.12 1,237
74 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.12 678
75 NATIONAL TREASURE: NATIONAL TREASURE HBO PRIME 11:15 AM 131 0.12 285
76 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.11 544
77 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 699
78 BOURNE ULTIMATUM THE HBO PRIME 6:00 PM 115 0.11 313
79 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,107
80 REMEMBER THE TITANS HBO PRIME 1:30 PM 113 0.11 293
81 DEUCE BIGALOW:MALE GIGOLO HBO PRIME 4:35 AM 85 0.11 219
82 LIGA MX SAT 09/17/16: TOLUCA / GUADALAJARA UNIVISION DEPORTES 4:54 PM 126 0.11 259
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 748
84 SMOLLETT EATS FOOD NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.11 583
85 UFC FIGHT NIGHT POST L FOX SPORTS 1 12:42 AM 78 0.11 280
86 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 867
87 COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEAT ESPN2 3:00 AM 90 0.11 232
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.11 763
89 NFL MATCH-UP ESPN2 8:30 AM 30 0.10 244
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 779
91 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L: N/A ESPN2 9:00 AM 180 0.10 275
92 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: DETROIT TIGERS/CLEVELAND INDIANS FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 PM 255 0.10 536
93 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.10 760
94 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 865
95 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 895
96 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.10 800
97 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 775
98 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.10 334
99 SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN2 5:00 AM 60 0.10 238
100 E! NEWS E! 10:00 AM 60 0.09 192
101 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 797
102 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 251
103 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.09 989
104 GAMERS GUIDE DISNEY XD 7:00 PM 30 0.09 439
105 MSNBC BREAKING NEWS: NYC EXPLOSION MSNBC 10:00 PM 300 0.09 428
106 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 90 0.09 356
107 LAB RATS: ELITE FORCE DISNEY XD 7:30 PM 30 0.09 457
108 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.09 986
109 HOUSE OF PAYNE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:40 PM 40 0.08 211
110 NFL FILMS PRESENTS NFL NETWORK 10:30 AM 30 0.08 192
111 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.08 876
112 PET NATION RENOVATION ANIMAL PLANET 10:02 PM 61 0.08 508
113 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 612
114 FOX REPORT SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.08 1,085
115 LIGA MX SAT 8P: JAGUARES DE CHIAPAS / CRUZ AZUL GALAVISION 7:59 PM 121 0.08 219
116 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 574
117 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.08 267
118 FUTBOL CENTRAL UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:00 PM 55 0.08 183
119 NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRAC L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:30 PM 60 0.08 445
120 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.08 165
121 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 274
122 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 248
123 LIFTED LIFE, THE VELOCITY 10:00 AM 60 0.07 165
124 SNAPPED: KILLER COUPLES OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.07 269
125 IN THE HEART OF THE SEA: IN THE HEART OF THE SEA HBO PRIME 3:40 PM 122 0.07 189
126 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 286
127 ANIMAL ER NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.07 464
128 DATELINE EXTRA MSNBC 9:00 PM 11 0.07 424
129 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.07 634
130 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 12 L: IOWA ST/TCU FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 217 0.07 280
131 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO UNIVISION DEPORTES 1:00 AM 60 0.07 114
132 NASCAR XFINITY QUALIFY L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.07 307
133 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:00 AM 54 0.07 135
134 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 539
135 CAR FIX VELOCITY 11:00 AM 30 0.07 197
136 MSNBC BREAKING NEWS MSNBC 9:11 PM 49 0.07 379
137 PLACE FOR POLITICS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 563
138 NASCAR XF COUNTDOWN GREEN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:30 PM 30 0.06 384
139 PLACE FOR POLITICS MSNBC 8:00 AM 60 0.06 489
140 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.06 213
141 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: BOSTON COLLEGE/VIRGINIA TECH ESPNU 3:35 PM 197 0.06 214
142 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 208
143 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 6:00 AM 30 0.06 124
144 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.06 188
145 SECRET GARDEN, THE HBO PRIME 9:30 AM 101 0.06 151
146 NASCAR AMERICA PRAC/QUAL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:00 PM 30 0.06 333
147 MAD MAX: FURY ROAD: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD MAXPRIME 10:00 PM 120 0.06 158
148 DR. POL: DEJA MOO! NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.05 380
149 TAKEN 3 MAXPRIME 5:15 PM 109 0.05 149
150 HBO FIRST LOOK HBO PRIME 3:25 PM 11 0.05 136

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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.