December 3, 2014

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Saturday Cable Originals: 11.29.2014


Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs):

ESPN’s coverage of the Alabama vs Auburn COLLEGE FOOTBALL game was far and away the biggest show on Saturday cable, with a 4.31 rating that more than doubled the network’s earlier Florida vs Florida State game at 1.86, with the noon game at 0.65.  Hallmark’s Saturday movie was at 1.00, up three-tenths from the previous week’s movie, while Lifetime’s movie was at 0.52.  Animal Planet’s PITBULLS & PAROLEES nearly doubled last week’s rating to 0.65.  BLACK DYNAMITE (Adult Swim) fell 0.06 to 0.38.  Various segments of HBO’s BOXING AFTER DARK were at 0.30-0.40.  TRANSPORTER (TNT) lost 0.03 to 0.23, and ATLANTIS (BBCAmerica) was at 0.06.  On Starz, THE MISSING was at 0.02 with 188K total viewers, up over a hundredth in 18-49s and down 9K in viewers.

Top 25 Cable SAT Nov 29 2014


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.