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September 9, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.5.2020

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  NBC’s NHL PLAYOFFS game adjusted to 0.9, and the 9PM AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS rerun gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS games led Saturday cable at 1.14/0.95.  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL games were at 0.31/0.30.  Adult Swim’s line-up performed as follows:  DRAGON BALL at 0.11/289K & 0.10/237K and 0.20/363K compared to last week’s 0.11/254K & 0.12/270K and 0.12/457K, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE down 0.01 to 0.19, ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM down 0.01 to 0.18, BLACK CLOVER down 0.02 to 0.15/259K, FIRE FORCE down 0.03 to 0.12/214K, NARUTO down 0.04 to 0.09/170K, SAMURAI JACK down 0.05 to 0.08/150K, and GEMUSETTO MACHU PICCHU down 0.04 to 0.08/138K.  Golf Channel’s PGA TOUR coverage was at 0.18.  On Food Network, KITCHEN AT FN was steady at 0.18, PIONEER WOMAN ticked up to 0.17, and DELICIOUS MISS BROWN was at 0.16.  On HGTV, VACATION HOUSE RULES lost 0.07 to 0.17, and BACKYARD TAKEOVER was down a tenth to 0.17.  ESPN’s FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING coverage was at 0.16.  TNT’s AEW special was at 0.14.  TLC’s SAY YES TO THE DRESS gained 0.03 to 0.13.  History’s ANCIENT ALIENS was at 0.11/0.07 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.10.  A&E’s LIVE RESCUE dipped 0.02 to 0.08.  On OWN, BLACK LOVE was at 0.05/0.05. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday September 5, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: NUGGETS/CLIPPERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:18 PM 152 1.14 2,955
2 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: RAPTORS/CELTICS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:44 PM 138 0.95 2,558
3 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:50 PM 48 0.49 1,327
4 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:30 PM 14 0.40 992
5 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L ESPN 4:30 PM 77 0.36 1,228
6 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: ARKANSAS STATE/MEMPHIS ESPN 8:17 PM 218 0.31 1,034
7 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: EASTERN KENTUCKY/MARSHALL ESPN 1:00 PM 188 0.30 980
8 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: N/A ESPN 11:00 AM 120 0.23 684
9 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN 4:08 PM 22 0.22 691
10 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,652
11 JOJOS ADV: GOLDEN WIND ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.19 334
12 PGA TOUR: 2020 TOUR CHP GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 PM 308 0.18 1,569
13 ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.18 320
14 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.18 1,235
15 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.17 1,007
16 VACATION HOUSE RULES HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.17 1,531
17 BACKYARD TAKEOVER HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.17 1,200
18 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING L ESPN 8:54 AM 74 0.16 518
19 DELICIOUS MISS BROWN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.16 1,058
20 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.15 1,923
21 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.15 1,687
22 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,542
23 ALL ELITE WRESTLING SPCL TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 5:30 PM 60 0.14 357
24 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:08 AM 52 0.14 394
25 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.14 1,026
26 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L: THIRD ROUND ESPN2 11:00 AM 480 0.14 775
27 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.14 2,619
28 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.14 2,742
29 LIGA MX SAT 2: TIGRES UANLVS. CHIVAS GUADALAJARA TUDN 9:55 PM 129 0.14 363
30 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.14 1,346
31 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 964
32 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.13 979
33 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,842
34 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:55 PM 65 0.13 449
35 SAY YES TO THE DRESS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.13 788
36 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 914
37 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.12 972
38 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.12 1,144
39 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,229
40 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 929
41 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.12 1,027
42 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.12 1,007
43 TENNIS: US OPEN PRIME   L: THIRD ROUND ESPN2 7:00 PM 300 0.12 701
44 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 898
45 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 948
46 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 6:08 PM 30 0.11 620
47 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.11 623
48 PITBULLS AND PAROLEES ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.10 612
49 LIGA MX SAT: ATLAS VS. CRUZ AZUL TUDN 7:55 PM 120 0.10 285
50 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 984
51 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.10 408
52 SMERCONISH SPL CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.10 912
53 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 54 0.10 259
54 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.10 509
55 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,104
56 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.09 984
57 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,306
58 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.09 293
59 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:04 AM 56 0.09 241
60 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.09 707
61 SPIES IN DISGUISE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 102 0.09 316
62 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.08 1,154
63 LIVE RESCUE: 44 LIVE RESCUE A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 120 0.08 447
64 CNN FILMS PRESENTS: ON THE TRAIL: 2020 PRIMARIES CNN 8:00 PM 120 0.08 657
65 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE L ESPN 6:00 AM 64 0.08 244
66 COMEDY CENTRAL MOVIE: KEANU COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 120 0.08 178
67 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.07 209
68 NEW DAY SATURDAY SPL CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 725
69 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-5R1R03H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.07 266
70 NASCAR BONUS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:28 PM 12 0.07 542
71 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 2:06 AM 58 0.07 396
72 MOVIE- ORIGINAL RPT: VC ANDREWS GATES PARADISE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 121 0.07 466
73 LICENSE TO KILL OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.07 303
74 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.07 653
75 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.07 579
76 NICK UNFILTERED NICKELODEON 8:05 PM 30 0.07 315
77 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.07 1,115
78 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.07 538
79 LIGA MX EF SAT TUDN 6:00 PM 115 0.06 161
80 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.06 893
81 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 63 0.06 683
82 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 12:04 AM 60 0.06 150
83 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.06 169
84 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 913
85 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.06 1,185
86 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.06 496
87 HOTEL PARANORMAL TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.06 191
88 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.06 470
89 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.06 907
90 BLACK LOVE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.05 243
91 GROUP CHAT NICKELODEON 8:35 PM 25 0.05 273
92 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.05 945
93 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: STL AT CHC GAME 1 MLB NETWORK 5:16 PM 161 0.05 207
94 LIVE RESCUE AC A&E NETWORK 2:00 AM 58 0.05 170
95 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 207
96 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 226
97 MOVIE- ORIGINAL RPT: VC ANDREWS GATES PARADISE LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 121 0.05 296
98 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.05 1,050
99 BLACK LOVE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.05 252
100 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 218
101 POP GOES THE VET NAT GEO WILD 10:16 PM 60 0.05 478
102 INCREDIBLE DR POL FL NAT GEO WILD 10:03 PM 13 0.05 638
103 LIVE RESCUE AC A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.05 242
104 IFC MOVIE: DARK KNIGHT RISES, THE IFC TV 7:00 PM 240 0.05 121
105 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.05 146
106 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.05 486
107 SECRET LIFE OF THE ZOO ANIMAL PLANET 10:00 PM 60 0.05 328
108 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION: N/A MSNBC 6:00 PM 120 0.04 773
109 NEW DAY SATURDAY SPL CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 519
110 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.04 207
111 NEW DAY SATURDAY SPL CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 618
112 IMSA WEATHERTECH SC CHAMP: ROAD ATLANTA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:48 PM 192 0.04 200
113 UP PREMIERE MOVIE: I CAN ONLY IMAGINE UP 9:00 PM 150 0.04 504
114 SUMMER HOUSE BRAVO 3:30 AM 30 0.04 94
115 UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE SAT 1: PORTUGAL VS. CROACIA TUDN 2:30 PM 150 0.03 124
116 SEGURID FRONTERA AUS – S6 UNIVERSO 5:30 PM 30 0.03 65
117 FUTBOL CENTRAL DT SAT TUDN 2:00 PM 30 0.03 96
118 FLEA MARKET FLIP DIY NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.03 287
119 SOMOS LMX L TUDN 1:04 AM 60 0.03 83
120 SEGURID FRONTERA AUS – S6 UNIVERSO 4:30 PM 30 0.03 65
121 DATELINE EXTRA MSNBC 1:00 AM 60 0.03 354
122 SEGURID FRONTERA AUS – S6 UNIVERSO 5:00 PM 30 0.03 64
123 FLEA MARKET FLIP DIY NETWORK 11:00 AM 30 0.03 277
124 SAVED BY THE BELL IFC TV 11:15 AM 30 0.03 53
125 DR. POL: DEJA MOO! NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.03 459
126 GOLF CENTRAL PREGAME GOLF CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.03 317
127 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 120 0.03 477
128 SAVED BY THE BELL IFC TV 10:45 AM 30 0.03 49
129 DATELINE EXTRA MSNBC 12:00 AM 60 0.03 352
130 IMSA WEATHERTECH SC CHAMP NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:30 AM 60 0.03 101
131 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.03 87
132 MLB TONIGHT PRIME MLB NETWORK 7:57 PM 53 0.03 120
133 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 11:00 AM 60 0.02 153
134 SAVED BY THE BELL IFC TV 11:45 AM 30 0.02 54
135 AMA MOTOCROSS: N/A NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:00 PM 120 0.02 106
136 OPERATIVE, THE HBO PRIME 4:30 AM 90 0.02 68
137 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.02 165
138 MISION EUROPA SAT TUDN 5:00 PM 60 0.02 88
139 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: STL AT CHC GAME 2/MIL AT CLE MLB NETWORK 8:50 PM 137 0.02 126
140 SEGURID FRONTERA CAN – S3 UNIVERSO 11:30 AM 30 0.02 82
141 FOURWHEELER MOTOR TREND 12:00 PM 30 0.02 133
142 SARATOGA LIVE L: 206 FOX SPORTS 1 11:00 AM 180 0.02 136
143 UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE L: ISLANDIA VS. INGLATERRA TUDN 11:30 AM 150 0.02 72
144 SEGURID FRONTERA AUS – S6 UNIVERSO 4:00 PM 30 0.02 40
145 I QUIT DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.02 129
146 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 30 0.02 102
147 SAVED BY THE BELL IFC TV 9:15 AM 30 0.02 43
148 SAVED BY THE BELL IFC TV 10:15 AM 30 0.02 44
149 SEGURID FRONTERA CAN – S3 UNIVERSO 12:00 PM 30 0.02 68
150 SEGURID FRONTERA CAN – S3 UNIVERSO 11:00 AM 30 0.02 83

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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.




4 Comments


  1. Augus

    Do you have ‘The Code (Ovation at 7PM)’ series finale ratings?


  2. Martin

    Do you have Beyblade Burst at 8 AM on Disney XD? Thanks.



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