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September 8, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 9.4.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  ABC’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game dominated the night at 2.39, while Fox’s game was at 0.90.

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  It was COLLEGE FOOTBALL at the top again, with ESPN’s COLLEGE GAME DAY at 0.55 and the network’s games at 0.52/0.33/0.23.  Adult Swim’s line-up performed as follows :  FENA: PIRATE PRINCESS down 0.02 to 0.20, MY HERO ACADEMIA down a tick to 0.18, YASHAHIME down 0.03 to 0.12, FOOD WARS down 0.02 to 0.11, BLACK CLOVER down 0.01 to 0.11, NARUTO up 0.01 to 0.11, DR STONE at 0.08/154K, and DRAGON BALL down 0.02 to 0.07/157K.  ESPN2’s FORMULA 1 race was at 0.16.  On Food Network, KITCHEN AT FN ticked down to 0.15, TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN dropped 0.04 to 0.11, and PIONEER WOMAN was at 0.09.  Cartoon Network’s morning TEEN TITANS GO was at 0.14, with JELLYSTONE at 0.11.  HGTV’s VACATION HOUSE RULES gained 0.02 to 0.14.  History’s PAWN STARS ticked down to 0.11.  On OWN, LOVE & MARRIAGE was at 0.10, and FAMILY OR FIANCE was at 0.09.  TLC’s SAY YES TO THE DRESS held at 0.07. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday September 4, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: N/A ESPN 9:00 AM 180 0.55 1,748
2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: WESTERN MICHIGAN/MICHIGAN ESPN 12:00 PM 201 0.52 1,623
3 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L ESPN 3:30 PM 11 0.37 1,350
4 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: BYU/ARIZONA ESPN 10:48 PM 214 0.33 933
5 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: TEXAS TECH/HOUSTON ESPN 7:11 PM 217 0.23 831
6 FENA: PIRATE PRINCESS ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.20 382
7 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.18 537
8 MY HERO ACADEMIA ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.18 323
9 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING L ESPN2 8:54 AM 94 0.16 549
10 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:22 AM 60 0.15 420
11 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.15 973
12 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 15 0.14 411
13 VACATION HOUSE RULES HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.14 1,138
14 DESIGN STAR: NEXT GEN HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 60 0.12 871
15 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:22 AM 60 0.12 315
16 YASHAHIME: PRINCESS HALF- ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.12 223
17 BLACK CLOVER ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.11 205
18 TRISHAS SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.11 782
19 FOOD WARS ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.11 206
20 B1G FOOTBALL L: INDIANA / IOWA BIG TEN NETWORK 3:37 PM 199 0.11 554
21 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 30 0.11 206
22 TENNIS: US OPEN PRIME   L: THIRD ROUND ESPN2 7:00 PM 296 0.11 720
23 PAWN STARS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.11 712
24 NASCAR XFINITY RACE L: DARLINGTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:56 PM 125 0.11 861
25 JELLYSTONE! THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:30 AM 15 0.11 350
26 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,506
27 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: JOURNEY OF MY HEART HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.11 1,787
28 COMEDY CENTRAL MOVIE: ANCHORMAN COMEDY CENTRAL 8:00 PM 120 0.10 231
29 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.10 488
30 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,253
31 PAWN STARS: BEST OF HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.10 613
32 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,218
33 UNFILTERED W/DAN BONGINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.09 1,501
34 PAWN STARS HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.09 597
35 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 340
36 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L: THIRD ROUND ESPN2 11:00 AM 480 0.09 615
37 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 11:56 PM 64 0.09 312
38 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,617
39 FAMILY OR FIANCE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.09 418
40 JELLYSTONE! THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:45 AM 15 0.09 262
41 ACCIDENT, SUICIDE, MURDER OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.09 472
42 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.09 792
43 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 1,513
44 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 12 L: STANFORD/K STATE FOX SPORTS 1 11:59 AM 185 0.08 312
45 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,472
46 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 765
47 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN2 1:00 AM 30 0.08 280
48 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 819
49 DESTINATION FEAR TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 477
50 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 10 L: OREGON ST/PURDUE FOX SPORTS 1 7:16 PM 214 0.08 439
51 DEAD FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 453
52 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: KENT STATE/TEXAS A&M ESPNU 8:00 PM 218 0.08 285
53 TOTAL DRAMARAMA THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 15 0.08 229
54 ALMOST NEVER DISNEY CHANNEL 11:00 AM 35 0.08 218
55 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.07 1,024
56 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.07 145
57 PAWN STARS HISTORY 2:06 AM 58 0.07 297
58 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 853
59 SAY YES TO THE DRESS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 587
60 BIG SATURDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.07 973
61 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.07 899
62 NEWS OF THE WORLD HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 118 0.07 534
63 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.07 1,018
64 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: CHEER FOR YOUR LIFE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.06 403
65 COLL FOOTBALL: PAC 12 L: NEVADA/CAL FOX SPORTS 1 10:50 PM 201 0.06 255
66 B1G LIVE: FTB POSTGAME L BIG TEN NETWORK 6:56 PM 39 0.06 240
67 FOX COLLEGE EXTRA L FOX SPORTS 1 3:04 PM 56 0.06 164
68 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 10:28 AM 32 0.06 190
69 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 595
70 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.06 630
71 NASCAR XFINITY START L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:34 PM 22 0.06 599
72 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 498
73 ZOO, THE: SAN DIEGO ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 60 0.05 481
74 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.05 598
75 ALMOST NEVER DISNEY CHANNEL 11:35 AM 35 0.05 160
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.05 643
77 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.05 496
78 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.05 716
79 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN2 1:30 AM 60 0.05 196
80 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: LOUISIANA TECH/MISSISSIPPI STATE ESPNU 4:00 PM 232 0.05 228
81 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 1,128
82 B1G FOOTBALL L: UTSA / ILLINOIS BIG TEN NETWORK 7:35 PM 219 0.05 211
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 650
84 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE L ESPN2 6:00 AM 64 0.05 208
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 600
86 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.04 289
87 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 12:00 AM 60 0.04 293
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.04 509
89 VICTOR & VALENTINO THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:30 AM 30 0.04 150
90 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.04 212
91 DATELINE EXTRA MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.04 237
92 UEFA EUR QLF DT SAT: UCRANIA / FRANCIA TUDN 2:28 PM 152 0.04 114
93 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 11:00 PM 60 0.04 297
94 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 PM 90 0.04 493
95 NASCAR XF COUNTDOWN GREEN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:00 PM 34 0.04 337
96 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.04 139
97 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.04 142
98 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: MINNESOTA TWINS/TAMPA BAY RAYS FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 PM 196 0.04 108
99 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 9:00 PM 60 0.04 372
100 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.04 255
101 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 443
102 ALMOST NEVER DISNEY CHANNEL 12:45 PM 35 0.04 129
103 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.04 502
104 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.04 94
105 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 721
106 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.04 562
107 THIS OLD HOUSE DIY NETWORK 9:30 AM 30 0.03 189
108 MISION EUROPA L TUDN 5:00 PM 60 0.03 100
109 LOKAR CAR SHOW MOTOR TREND 9:00 AM 30 0.03 208
110 B1G LIVE: FTB GAMEBREAK L BIG TEN NETWORK 3:03 PM 34 0.03 226
111 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.03 234
112 THIS OLD HOUSE DIY NETWORK 9:00 AM 30 0.03 187
113 ALMOST NEVER DISNEY CHANNEL 12:10 PM 35 0.03 129
114 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 10:00 PM 60 0.03 346
115 DRINKING BUDDIES HBO PRIME 1:00 AM 90 0.03 158
116 ALL GIRLS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 11:30 AM 30 0.03 196
117 B1G FOOTBALL L: REGIONALIZED BIG TEN NETWORK 12:00 PM 183 0.03 241
118 THIS OLD HOUSE DIY NETWORK 8:30 AM 30 0.03 202
119 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 6:00 PM 60 0.03 68
120 ALMOST NEVER DISNEY CHANNEL 1:20 PM 34 0.03 105
121 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 5:00 PM 60 0.03 236
122 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 4:00 PM 60 0.03 194
123 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.03 142
124 DATELINE EXTRA MSNBC 12:00 AM 60 0.03 275
125 CROSS CONNECTION W/TCROSS: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.03 573
126 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 384
127 PARALYMPICS: TOKYO USA NETWORK 9:00 AM 120 0.03 92
128 CAR FIX MOTOR TREND 11:00 AM 30 0.03 192
129 DR POL COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.03 488
130 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.03 77
131 YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN REPRTS: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.03 442
132 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 11:00 AM 60 0.03 163
133 BREEDERS CUP CHALLENGE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:01 PM 59 0.03 181
134 BEAST BUDDIES ANIMAL PLANET 10:00 PM 30 0.03 206
135 PRIME BASEBALL GAME/JIP: PHI AT MIA/STL AT MIL MLB NETWORK 7:03 PM 136 0.03 122
136 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: CHARLOTTE, NC ESPNU 9:00 AM 180 0.03 89
137 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 7:00 PM 60 0.03 356
138 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.03 207
139 THIS OLD HOUSE DIY NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.03 135
140 QUIEN DA MAS S8 UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 30 0.03 65
141 FOURWHEELER MOTOR TREND 12:00 PM 30 0.03 188
142 LPGA TOUR: SOLHEIM CUP GOLF CHANNEL 7:28 AM 302 0.02 251
143 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.02 380
144 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: BAL AT NYY MLB NETWORK 1:08 PM 237 0.02 147
145 ALEX WITT REPORTS: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 180 0.02 483
146 ALMOST NEVER DISNEY CHANNEL 1:54 PM 34 0.02 101
147 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 6:00 PM 60 0.02 280
148 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.02 464
149 FUTBOL CENTRAL L TUDN 7:00 PM 60 0.02 58
150 EUROPEAN QUAL HIGHLIGHTS ESPN2 2:30 AM 30 0.02 94
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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.