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September 29, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.26.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  ABC’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game adjusted to 0.8, and NBC’s STANLEY CUP game adjusted to 0.7  In addition, CBS’s BULL rerun gained 0.1 in final numbers. 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS game was dominant at 1.85.  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL games were at 0.85/0.54/0.31/0.25.  Adult Swim’s line-up performed as follows:  DRAGON BALL at 0.09/208K & 0.09/251K and 0.22/458K compared to last week’s 0.08/202K & 0.08/204K and 0.31/557K, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE down 0.05 to 0.21, ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM down 0.06 to 0.20, BLACK CLOVER down 0.06 to 0.17/246K, FIRE FORCE down 0.04 to 0.15/299K, NARUTO down 0.03 to 0.15/288K, SAMURAI JACK down 0.05 to 0.11/231K, and GEMUSETTO MACHU PICCHU down 0.02 to 0.09/187K.  Hallmark’s original movie FALLING FOR LOOK LODGE was at 0.19.  On HGTV, HELP I WRECKED MY HOUSE fell 0.08 to 0.19.  On Food Network, DELICIOUS MISS BROWN was at 0.17, and PIONEER WOMAN was steady at 0.17.  A&E’s LIVE RESCUE dropped 0.04 to 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 September 26, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- CONF FNLS L: NUGGETS/LAKERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 PM 158 1.85 4,794
2 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:38 PM 59 0.91 2,252
3 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: FLORIDA/OLE MISS ESPN 12:01 PM 215 0.85 2,665
4 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: ALABAMA/MISSOURI ESPN 7:06 PM 200 0.54 2,085
5 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: N/A ESPN 9:00 AM 181 0.51 1,398
6 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 60 0.32 909
7 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L ESPN 3:36 PM 6 0.31 1,077
8 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.29 3,562
9 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: TROY/BYU ESPN 10:26 PM 186 0.25 795
10 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.22 3,358
11 SUPREME COURT NOMINATION: N/A FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 120 0.21 2,895
12 JOJOS ADV: GOLDEN WIND ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.21 432
13 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.21 2,470
14 KITCHEN AT FN REPACK FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.20 1,087
15 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.20 2,887
16 HIDDEN POTENTIAL REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 60 0.20 1,275
17 ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.20 401
18 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.19 496
19 HIDDEN POTENTIAL REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 60 0.19 1,110
20 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.19 2,543
21 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: FALLING FOR LOOK LODGE HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.19 2,051
22 HELP! I WRECKED MY HOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.19 1,374
23 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.18 1,141
24 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:32 AM 28 0.18 454
25 UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS L: UFC 253: ADESANYA/COSTA ESPN2 7:00 PM 180 0.18 523
26 DELICIOUS MISS BROWN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.17 963
27 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.17 975
28 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 1,037
29 YOUNG DYLAN NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.16 447
30 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.16 395
31 PREMIER LEAGUE L: EVERTON/CRYSTAL PALACE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:56 AM 132 0.16 414
32 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.15 1,830
33 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.14 322
34 SITUATION ROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,052
35 LIGA MX: MONTERREY VS TIGRES FOX DEPORTES 9:49 PM 154 0.14 306
36 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,998
37 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,839
38 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,760
39 NICK UNFILTERED NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.12 339
40 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.12 1,467
41 PREMIER LEAGUE L: MANCHESTER UNITED/BRIGHTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:24 AM 140 0.11 277
42 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 806
43 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.11 867
44 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:44 AM 12 0.11 284
45 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,936
46 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 892
47 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN2 10:00 PM 20 0.11 336
48 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:00 AM 60 0.11 262
49 NASCAR XFINITY RACE L: LAS VEGAS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:54 PM 141 0.10 764
50 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.10 410
51 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,512
52 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 12 L: IOWA ST/TCU FOX SPORTS 1 1:30 PM 210 0.10 346
53 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 808
54 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,522
55 POWER RANGERS BM NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 30 0.10 334
56 LIVE RESCUE: 50 LIVE RESCUE A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 120 0.10 519
57 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 766
58 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,538
59 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 90 0.10 248
60 GROUP CHAT NICK-AT-NITE 9:00 PM 30 0.10 270
61 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:08 PM 24 0.09 232
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 813
63 NASCAR XFINITY START L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:32 PM 22 0.09 638
64 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 841
65 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.09 891
66 MAGICAL GIRL FRIEND SQUAD SYFY 12:00 AM 12 0.09 300
67 MIRACULOUS WORLD: NEW YOR DISNEY CHANNEL 6:50 PM 70 0.09 317
68 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING L ESPN2 7:55 AM 86 0.09 378
69 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: KANSAS/BAYLOR ESPNU 7:30 PM 214 0.08 301
70 LIGA MX SAT: UNAM / NECAXA TUDN 7:30 PM 150 0.08 191
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 717
72 DRUGS, INC.: THE FIX NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 63 0.08 279
73 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN2 10:27 PM 33 0.08 236
74 MOVIE- ORIGINAL RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 116 0.08 451
75 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-5R1R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.08 270
76 JUST MERCY: JUST MERCY HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 137 0.08 464
77 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN2 1:30 AM 60 0.08 195
78 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT: WRONG CHEERLEADER, THE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 121 0.08 404
79 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANIMAL PLANET 9:01 PM 61 0.07 868
80 PAW PATROL NICK JR 9:00 AM 60 0.07 348
81 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.07 944
82 NFL MATCH-UP ESPN 4:00 AM 30 0.07 177
83 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 845
84 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:00 PM 60 0.07 197
85 CAR FIX MOTOR TREND 11:00 AM 30 0.07 229
86 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 12:23 AM 25 0.07 127
87 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT MSNBC 12:00 PM 67 0.07 975
88 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.06 531
89 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 1,099
90 WEEK W/ JOSHUA JOHNSON: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.06 648
91 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 230
92 NASCAR XFINITY POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:15 PM 15 0.06 338
93 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 621
94 CHAMPIONS FOR CHANGE CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.06 532
95 WILD LIFE SYFY 12:12 AM 14 0.06 177
96 NASCAR XF COUNTDOWN GREEN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:00 PM 32 0.06 406
97 ALL GIRLS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 11:30 AM 30 0.06 197
98 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 485
99 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.05 911
100 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.05 797
101 FORMULA 1 STUDIO L ESPN2 5:30 AM 30 0.05 134
102 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 602
103 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: GEORGIA SOUTHERN/LOUISIANA ESPN2 12:00 PM 204 0.05 246
104 MSNBC LIVE W/VOSSOUGHIAN: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.05 704
105 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 9:45 AM 30 0.05 227
106 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.05 157
107 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT MSNBC 1:57 PM 63 0.05 715
108 OLE MISS FTBL:THE SSN ESPN2 2:30 AM 30 0.05 122
109 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 63 0.05 438
110 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 10:15 AM 30 0.05 237
111 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: CINCINNATI REDS/MINNESOTA TWINS FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 198 0.05 158
112 SEGURID FRONTERA CAN – S2 UNIVERSO 2:33 PM 27 0.05 130
113 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 9:15 AM 30 0.05 218
114 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ: N/A MSNBC 6:00 PM 120 0.05 749
115 SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN2 3:00 AM 60 0.05 113
116 NHL PLAYOFF SIMULCAST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:57 PM 66 0.05 132
117 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.04 373
118 DATELINE MSNBC 3:00 AM 60 0.04 286
119 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 176
120 ALONE: THE BEAST HISTORY 11:00 AM 60 0.04 291
121 LICENSE TO KILL OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.04 275
122 DATELINE MSNBC 4:00 AM 60 0.04 228
123 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 6:15 AM 30 0.04 139
124 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.04 128
125 MSNBC LIVE W/GIBSN&REISER: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 120 0.04 434
126 NHRA QUALIFYING L: GAINESVILLE FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 120 0.04 238
127 LIGA PREMIER: WEST BROMWICH VS CHELSEA UNIVERSO 12:25 PM 128 0.04 110
128 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 AM 60 0.04 533
129 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: MIA AT NYY MLB NETWORK 1:08 PM 200 0.04 177
130 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.04 359
131 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 6:45 AM 30 0.04 133
132 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.04 162
133 BEYBLADE: BURST DISNEY XD 8:00 AM 30 0.04 87
134 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 185
135 LIGA PREMIER EXTRA UNIVERSO 12:03 PM 22 0.04 84
136 SOCIO S4, EL UNIVERSO 3:00 PM 60 0.04 101
137 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: WEEKEND NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 180 0.04 103
138 ALONE: THE BEAST HISTORY 9:00 AM 60 0.03 217
139 DATELINE MSNBC 5:00 AM 60 0.03 237
140 MSNBC SPECIAL PROGRAMMING MSNBC 1:07 PM 50 0.03 684
141 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: SEA AT OAK GAME 1 MLB NETWORK 4:28 PM 142 0.03 155
142 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 8:15 AM 30 0.03 178
143 ALONE: THE BEAST HISTORY 10:00 AM 60 0.03 265
144 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT: WRONG CHEERLEADER, THE LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 121 0.03 215
145 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 8:45 AM 30 0.03 198
146 DATELINE MSNBC 2:00 AM 60 0.03 311
147 TWO AND A HALF MEN AMC 7:15 AM 30 0.03 133
148 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.03 122
149 LA ULT PALABRA WKND FOX DEPORTES 12:48 AM 61 0.03 52
150 DATELINE EXTRA MSNBC 1:00 AM 60 0.03 303

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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. Augus

    Do you have ‘Borgen-Castles (SYFY at ~1:20AM)’ premiere ratings, please? Thanks!



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