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September 14, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 9.11.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals &; Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  ABC’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game was dominant in primetime at 1.25, while Fox’s MLB game was at 0.55.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  COLLEGE FOOTBALL was at the top of Saturday cable as well, with ESPN’s games at 1.03/0.54/0.40, ESPN2’s games at 0.32/0.20/0.13/0.12, and Fox Sports 1’s games at 0.18/0.12.  Other sports took up the rest of the day’s top telecasts, with ESPN’s US OPEN coverage at 0.38, NBC Sports Net’s NASCAR race at 0.26, and USA’s PREMIER LEAGUE match at 0.24.  Hallmark’s original movie was at 0.16.  On OWN, LOVE & MARRIAGE rose 0.05 to 0.15, and FAMILY OR FIANCE was up 0.02 to 0.11.  HGTV’s HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.14.  Adult Swim’s line-up performed as follows :  FENA: PIRATE PRINCESS down 0.08 to 0.12, MY HERO ACADEMIA down 0.06 to 0.12, YASHAHIME down 0.03 to 0.09, FOOD WARS down 0.02 to 0.09, BLACK CLOVER down 0.04 to 0.07, NARUTO down 0.04 to 0.07, DR STONE down 0.02 to 0.06/123K, and DRAGON BALL down 0.01 t 0.06/164K.  On Food Network, KITCHEN AT FN dropped 0.05 to 0.10, and PIONEER WOMAN ticked up to 0.10.  TLC’s SAY YES TO THE DRESS ticked up to 0.08. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday September 11, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: TEXAS/ARKANSAS ESPN 7:00 PM 200 1.03 3,356
2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: UTAH/BYU ESPN 10:20 PM 209 0.54 1,503
3 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: AMES, IA ESPN 9:00 AM 180 0.49 1,587
4 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: PITTSBURGH/TENNESSEE ESPN 12:00 PM 240 0.40 1,739
5 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L: WOMENS FINALS ESPN 4:00 PM 180 0.38 2,442
6 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: UAB/GEORGIA ESPN2 4:00 PM 175 0.32 1,118
7 NASCAR CUP SERIES RACE L: RICHMOND NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:56 PM 187 0.26 1,784
8 TIME MACHINE: 9/11: I WAS THERE HISTORY 10:03 PM 120 0.25 1,054
9 PREMIER LEAGUE L: NEWCASTLE/MANCHESTER UNITED USA NETWORK 9:57 AM 138 0.24 537
10 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 1:49 AM 71 0.24 650
11 TIME MACHINE: 9/11: FOUR FLIGHTS HISTORY 8:00 PM 123 0.21 1,166
12 NASCAR CUP SERIES START L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:34 PM 22 0.21 1,572
13 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: NC STATE/MISSISSIPPI STATE ESPN2 7:00 PM 221 0.20 756
14 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 3:00 PM 60 0.20 813
15 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING L ESPN2 10:24 AM 50 0.19 642
16 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 10 L: BALL ST/PENN ST FOX SPORTS 1 3:40 PM 209 0.18 881
17 TIME MACHINE: 9/11: INSIDE AIR FORCE ONE HISTORY 4:00 PM 120 0.18 834
18 TIME MACHINE: 9/11: FOUR FLIGHTS HISTORY 12:03 AM 123 0.17 566
19 B1G FOOTBALL L: BUFFALO / NEBRASKA BIG TEN NETWORK 3:33 PM 217 0.17 626
20 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.16 1,891
21 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 12:15 PM 15 0.16 341
22 TIME MACHINE: 102 MINUTES THAT CHANGED AMERICA HISTORY 6:00 PM 120 0.16 796
23 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: ROADHOUSE ROMANCE HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.16 2,071
24 TIME MACHINE: 9/11: ESCAPE FROM THE TOWERS HISTORY 11:00 AM 120 0.16 619
25 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:00 AM 60 0.16 389
26 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.15 1,771
27 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.15 580
28 TIME MACHINE: RISE AND FALL: WORLD TRADE CENTR HISTORY 1:00 PM 120 0.14 642
29 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 31 0.14 1,118
30 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,770
31 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.13 406
32 9/11: ONE DAY AMER SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.13 511
33 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: UNLV/ARIZONA STATE ESPN2 10:41 PM 182 0.13 407
34 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:31 PM 30 0.13 1,149
35 9/11: ONE DAY AMER SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.13 490
36 MY HERO ACADEMIA ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.12 267
37 NASCAR CUP SERIES POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:03 PM 27 0.12 607
38 LIGA MX SAT 2: AMERICA / MAZATLAN TUDN 10:03 PM 135 0.12 269
39 NFL MATCH-UP ESPN 4:00 AM 30 0.12 269
40 FENA: PIRATE PRINCESS ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.12 277
41 NASCAR XFINITY RACE L: RICHMOND NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:53 PM 145 0.12 806
42 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 10 L: EASTERN MICHIGAN/WISCONSIN FOX SPORTS 1 7:12 PM 183 0.12 557
43 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: SOUTH CAROLINA/EAST CAROLINA ESPN2 12:00 PM 240 0.12 585
44 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: APPALACHIAN STATE/MIAMI ESPNU 7:03 PM 207 0.11 395
45 TIME MACHINE: DAYS THAT SHAPED AM: SEPTEMBER 11TH HISTORY 9:00 AM 120 0.11 457
46 FAMILY OR FIANCE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.11 437
47 9/11: 20 YEARS LATER CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 696
48 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,242
49 LIGA MX SAT TUDN 8:04 PM 119 0.11 292
50 DESIGN STAR: NEXT GEN HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 60 0.11 814
51 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.10 806
52 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.10 1,746
53 NASCAR CUP COUNTDOWN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:30 PM 64 0.10 734
54 SHINE LIGHT: 9/11 TRIBUTE CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.10 711
55 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.10 1,579
56 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,135
57 9/11: 20 YEARS LATER CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 702
58 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.10 700
59 9/11: 20 YEARS LATER CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 704
60 SIDE HUSTLE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.09 357
61 FIVE, THE SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.09 1,295
62 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,411
63 PREMIER LEAGUE L: TOTTENHAM/CRYSTAL PALACE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:23 AM 127 0.09 245
64 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.09 1,014
65 SAY YES TO THE DRESS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.09 716
66 FOOD WARS ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.09 181
67 9/11: ONE DAY AMER SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.09 400
68 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.09 874
69 SURVIVING 9/11: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 129 0.09 443
70 DESTINATION FEAR TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 415
71 YASHAHIME: PRINCESS HALF- ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.09 186
72 COLL FOOTBALL: PAC 12 L FOX SPORTS 1 10:40 PM 87 0.08 320
73 PEANUTS MOVIE, THE DISNEY JUNIOR 3:00 PM 80 0.08 425
74 UNFILTERED W/DAN BONGINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,513
75 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.08 1,258
76 B1G LIVE: FTB POSTGAME L BIG TEN NETWORK 7:10 PM 25 0.08 296
77 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 28 0.08 361
78 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 305
79 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.08 429
80 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 8:00 AM 60 0.08 218
81 NICK UNFILTERED NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.08 283
82 DEAD FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 394
83 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 907
84 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 15 0.08 210
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 657
86 LIGA MX EF SAT: ATLAS VS. MONTERREY TUDN 5:55 PM 129 0.07 188
87 NASCAR XFINITY START L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:32 PM 21 0.07 618
88 AMC PREMIERE EVENT: FAST & FURIOUS 6 AMC 8:00 PM 180 0.07 272
89 JELLYSTONE! THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:30 AM 15 0.07 211
90 BLACK CLOVER ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.07 149
91 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 9:30 AM 27 0.07 172
92 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 12:18 AM 42 0.07 160
93 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 2:06 AM 114 0.07 301
94 LOST CALLS OF 9/11 FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.07 865
95 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 25 0.07 154
96 9/11: 20 YEARS LATER CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 616
97 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 642
98 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 808
99 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 588
100 ACCIDENT, SUICIDE, MURDER OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.06 447
101 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 847
102 TOTAL DRAMARAMA THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 15 0.06 227
103 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 12 L: TULSA/OKLAHOMA ST FOX SPORTS 1 11:59 AM 221 0.06 321
104 9/11: 20 YEARS LATER CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 479
105 B1G FOOTBALL L: REGIONALIZED BIG TEN NETWORK 12:00 PM 193 0.06 307
106 B1G LIVE: FTB GAMEBREAK L BIG TEN NETWORK 3:13 PM 20 0.06 292
107 B1G FOOTBALL L: REGIONALIZED BIG TEN NETWORK 7:35 PM 201 0.06 245
108 VICTOR & VALENTINO THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:30 AM 15 0.05 214
109 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.05 565
110 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.05 561
111 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 11:14 AM 46 0.05 175
112 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 7:00 AM 60 0.05 134
113 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.05 101
114 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 10:00 AM 24 0.05 206
115 COLL FOOTBALL: PAC 12 L: HAWAII/OREGON ST FOX SPORTS 1 12:07 AM 145 0.05 204
116 PREMIER LEAGUE L: WEST HAM/SOUTHAMPTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:00 AM 124 0.05 144
117 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.05 256
118 NASCAR XF COUNTDOWN GREEN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:00 PM 32 0.05 373
119 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.05 366
120 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.05 299
121 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 185
122 MOVIE- FEATURE RPT: HARRY & MEGHAN:ESCAPE ENH LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.04 384
123 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.04 594
124 MECUM AUTO AUCTIONS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 5:18 PM 72 0.04 415
125 INDYCAR QUALIFYING NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:30 PM 90 0.04 178
126 AMERICA REMEMBERS MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 653
127 FOX COLLEGE EXTRA L FOX SPORTS 1 10:15 PM 25 0.04 185
128 ALL GIRLS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 11:30 AM 30 0.04 283
129 LIGA PREMIER: MANCHESTER UNITED VS NEWCASTLE UNIVERSO 9:50 AM 132 0.04 112
130 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: CALIFORNIA/TCU ESPNU 3:30 PM 213 0.04 193
131 CAR FIX MOTOR TREND 11:00 AM 30 0.04 280
132 AMERICA REMEMBERS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.04 733
133 ZOO, THE: SAN DIEGO ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 60 0.04 400
134 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 369
135 AMERICA REMEMBERS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 813
136 DR POL COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.04 469
137 NCAA FOOTBALL: TENNESSEE STATE/JACKSON STATE ESPNU 10:30 PM 180 0.04 131
138 NYC EPICENTERS 9/11 HBO PRIME 8:01 PM 117 0.04 156
139 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.03 298
140 BEAST BUDDIES ANIMAL PLANET 10:00 PM 30 0.03 270
141 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.03 604
142 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN2 1:43 AM 60 0.03 181
143 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.03 331
144 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.03 159
145 MOVIE- FEATURE RPT: HARRY & MEGHAN:ESCAPE ENH LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 123 0.03 158
146 LIGA PREMIER: CHELSEA VS ASTON VILLA UNIVERSO 12:26 PM 126 0.03 107
147 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.03 357
148 AMERICA REMEMBERS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 862
149 ALEX WITT REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 549
150 CNN FILMS: 9/11 TWENTY YEARS LATER HLN 12:00 PM 120 0.03 147
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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.