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September 21, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 9.18.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  ABC’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game was dominant at 1.80, with FOX’s MLB BASEBALL game at 0.21.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  It was COLLEGE FOOTBALL at the top of cable as well, with ESPN’s games at 0.70/0.50/0.49, Fox Sports 1’s at 0.43/0.27/0.14, and ESPN2’s at 0.21/0.20.  NBC Sports Net’s NASCAR race was at 0.35.  HGTV’s OUTGROWN was at 0.19.  Adult Swim’s line-up performed as follows :  FENA: PIRATE PRINCESS up 0.02 to 0.14, MY HERO ACADEMIA up 0.01 to 0.13, YASHAHIME up 0.02 to 0.11, FOOD WARS steady at 0.09, BLACK CLOVER up 0.01 to 0.08, NARUTO up 0.02 to 0.09, DR STONE down 0.01 to 0.05/118K, and DRAGON BALL down 0.02 to 0.04/105K.  On Food Network, GUY’S RANCH KITCHEN was at 0.13, KITCHEN AT FN gained 0.02 to 0.12, and PIONEER WOMAN held at 0.10.  On OWN, LOVE & MARRIAGE lost 0.03 to 0.12, and FAMILY OR FIANCE.  History’s PAWN STARS was at 0.12.  TLC’s SAY YES TO THE DRESS was up 0.02 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 18, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: SOUTH CAROLINA/GEORGIA ESPN 7:04 PM 214 0.70 2,548
2 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: UNIVERSITY PARK, PA ESPN 9:00 AM 180 0.60 1,805
3 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: CINCINNATI/INDIANA ESPN 12:00 PM 239 0.50 1,681
4 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: ARIZONA STATE/BYU ESPN 10:38 PM 194 0.49 1,498
5 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 10 L: TULSA/OHIO ST FOX SPORTS 1 3:40 PM 227 0.43 1,831
6 NASCAR CUP SERIES RACE L: BRISTOL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:54 PM 199 0.35 2,198
7 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 12 L: VIRGINIA TECH/WEST VIRGINIA FOX SPORTS 1 11:59 AM 216 0.27 932
8 NASCAR CUP SERIES START L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:32 PM 22 0.26 1,791
9 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 1:52 AM 68 0.25 706
10 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L ESPN2 7:44 PM 69 0.21 917
11 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: FLORIDA STATE/WAKE FOREST ESPN 3:59 PM 175 0.20 689
12 NASCAR CUP SERIES POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:13 PM 24 0.19 1,117
13 OUTGROWN HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,173
14 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:00 AM 60 0.19 475
15 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.17 563
16 NFL MATCH-UP ESPN 4:00 AM 30 0.16 367
17 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN 6:54 PM 10 0.16 626
18 B1G FOOTBALL L: NORTHERN ILLINOIS / MICHIGAN BIG TEN NETWORK 12:00 PM 190 0.15 512
19 MOVIE- ORIGINAL PREM: IMPERFECT HIGH LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.15 736
20 COLL FOOTBALL: MTN WEST L: OKLAHOMA ST/BOISE ST FOX SPORTS 1 9:05 PM 199 0.14 596
21 LIGA MX SAT: TOLUCA / AMERICA TUDN 8:00 PM 124 0.14 379
22 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:43 AM 14 0.14 295
23 B1G FOOTBALL L: REGIONALIZED BIG TEN NETWORK 3:31 PM 195 0.14 515
24 FENA: PIRATE PRINCESS ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.14 298
25 GUYS RANCH KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.13 696
26 MY HERO ACADEMIA ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.13 285
27 PREMIER LEAGUE L: ARSENAL/BURNLEY NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:57 AM 124 0.13 356
28 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.13 1,913
29 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: MISSISSIPPI STATE/MEMPHIS ESPN2 4:00 PM 224 0.12 401
30 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.12 517
31 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,359
32 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: RAISE A GLASS TO LOVE HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.12 1,827
33 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.12 995
34 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.12 1,869
35 MORTAL KOMBAT (2021) HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 110 0.12 322
36 DESIGN STAR: NEXT GEN HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.12 886
37 PAWN STARS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.12 787
38 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,178
39 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 351
40 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,527
41 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,599
42 YASHAHIME: PRINCESS HALF- ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.11 227
43 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,061
44 PAWN STARS: BEST OF HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.10 623
45 PREMIER BOXING CHAMPION L FOX SPORTS 1 7:27 PM 98 0.10 445
46 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 979
47 SAY YES TO THE DRESS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.10 656
48 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.10 835
49 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 863
50 POWER RANGERS DINO FURY NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 30 0.09 310
51 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BRENTFORD/WOLVES NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:24 AM 139 0.09 212
52 UNFILTERED W/DAN BONGINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.09 1,549
53 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 858
54 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 832
55 FOOD WARS ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.09 201
56 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,680
57 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 118 0.09 492
58 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,154
59 BARRETT JACKSON LIVE: HOUSTON 2021 SUPER SATURDAY P4 HISTORY 6:00 PM 120 0.09 456
60 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 30 0.09 170
61 BLACK CLOVER ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.08 185
62 ONE CHAMPIONSHIP MMA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:30 AM 60 0.08 218
63 FAMILY OR FIANCE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.08 368
64 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,440
65 COLL FOOTBALL: MTN WEST L: SAN JOSE ST/HAWAII FOX SPORTS 1 12:30 AM 214 0.08 259
66 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 887
67 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: TULANE/OLE MISS ESPN2 9:40 PM 212 0.08 350
68 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: COASTAL CAROLINA/BUFFALO ESPN2 12:00 PM 192 0.08 285
69 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 15 0.07 178
70 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 761
71 BARRETT JACKSON LIVE: HOUSTON 2021 SUPER SATURDAY P3 HISTORY 4:00 PM 120 0.07 439
72 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN2 8:53 PM 47 0.07 396
73 DESIGN STAR: NEXT GEN HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.07 757
74 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.07 784
75 DEMON HOUSE: TDHS-SP01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.07 264
76 NASCAR CUP COUNTDOWN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:30 PM 62 0.07 667
77 SIDE HUSTLE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.07 291
78 ZOO, THE: SAN DIEGO ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 60 0.07 538
79 SR/SPACEX INSPIRATION CVG FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.07 1,155
80 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 896
81 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.07 974
82 BIG SATURDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.07 1,130
83 ACCIDENT, SUICIDE, MURDER OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.07 348
84 DPLUS FL: RENO MY RENTAL HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.07 571
85 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L ESPN2 3:40 PM 16 0.06 271
86 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 964
87 LIGA MX L: LEON / FC JUAREZ TUDN 5:55 PM 125 0.06 176
88 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,118
89 PREMIER LEAGUE L: SOUTHAMPTON/MANCHESTER CITY USA NETWORK 10:00 AM 121 0.06 202
90 THE A&E MOVIE: BOURNE ULTIMATUM, THE A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 149 0.06 192
91 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN2 1:46 AM 60 0.06 245
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.06 799
93 ACCIDENT, SUICIDE, MURDER OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.06 316
94 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.06 732
95 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN2 1:12 AM 34 0.05 235
96 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN2 3:12 PM 32 0.05 181
97 NICK UNFILTERED NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.05 227
98 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.05 705
99 B1G LIVE: FTB GAMEBREAK L BIG TEN NETWORK 3:10 PM 21 0.05 216
100 DEMON HOUSE: TDHS-SP01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 12:00 AM 120 0.05 180
101 VICTOR & VALENTINO THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:30 AM 15 0.05 152
102 ESME & ROY THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.05 122
103 LIGA MX SAT 2: MAZATLAN / UNAM TUDN 10:04 PM 131 0.05 158
104 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: WEEKEND NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 180 0.05 142
105 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 258
106 THE A&E MOVIE: BOURNE ULTIMATUM, THE A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 150 0.05 329
107 LIVING WITH SERIAL KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 10:00 AM 90 0.05 210
108 JELLYSTONE! THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:30 AM 15 0.05 125
109 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.05 665
110 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.05 152
111 DEAD FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 271
112 DR POL COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.05 415
113 AMERICAS TOP DOG A&E NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.05 237
114 COMEDY CENTRAL MOVIE: HOUSE,THE COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 120 0.05 128
115 TOTAL DRAMARAMA THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 15 0.05 157
116 LIGA PREMIER: ASTON VILLA VS EVERTON UNIVERSO 12:25 PM 125 0.05 105
117 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.05 568
118 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.05 178
119 NFL SLIMETIME NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 30 0.04 98
120 ALEX WITT REPORTS: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 180 0.04 795
121 KEMPER: SERIAL KILLER: 101 KEMPER ON KEMPER OXYGEN MEDIA 1:00 PM 120 0.04 194
122 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 11:52 PM 32 0.04 218
123 BARRETT JACKSON LIVE HISTORY 3:00 PM 60 0.04 361
124 LIGA PREMIER EXTRA UNIVERSO 12:03 PM 22 0.04 128
125 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.04 159
126 INDYCAR QUALIFYING NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:37 PM 88 0.04 253
127 B1G LIVE: FTB POSTGAME L BIG TEN NETWORK 6:46 PM 74 0.04 153
128 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 11:20 PM 32 0.04 224
129 LUCAS THE SPIDER THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.04 80
130 AYMAN: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.04 571
131 LIVING WITH SERIAL KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 11:30 AM 90 0.04 216
132 JELLYSTONE! THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:45 AM 15 0.04 131
133 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.04 132
134 AROUND THE NFL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 120 0.04 109
135 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.04 132
136 YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN REPRTS: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.04 648
137 PIKWIK PACK DISNEY JUNIOR 8:00 AM 25 0.04 183
138 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 531
139 DAILY POP WEEKEND E! 11:30 AM 60 0.04 118
140 SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN2 3:04 AM 58 0.04 129
141 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 397
142 CROSS CONNECTION W/TCROSS: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.04 698
143 AMERICAS TOP DOG A&E NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 208
144 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 501
145 PRIME BASEBALL GAME/JIP MLB NETWORK 10:02 PM 105 0.03 149
146 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.03 95
147 AMERICAS TOP DOG A&E NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.03 198
148 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 226
149 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 10:48 PM 32 0.03 201
150 CATCH SRL: BRUCE MCARTHUR: 100 SPECIAL OXYGEN MEDIA 3:00 PM 120 0.03 213
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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.