Saturday cable ratings: White House Correspondents Dinner boosts CNN, NBA Playoffs on top again

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CNN’s coverage of the White House Correspondents Dinner put up ratings well above the news channel’s typical Saturday offerings. The 10-11 p.m. ET portion of the event scored a 0.5 rating in adults 18-49 and just over 3 million viewers; by comparison, the top-rated show on CNN the previous Saturday, a “Parts Unknown” rerun, scored a 0.2, and the most-watched hour of “CNN Newsroom” drew 742,000 viewers.

TNT’s NBA playoff telecast (Thunder-Spurs Game 1) led the day with a 1.4 in 18-49 and 3.58 million viewers.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, April 30, 2016

Show Net Time Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 8:30 PM 3,576 1.4
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:30 PM 1,865 0.9
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:00 PM 1,867 0.9
INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 10:56 PM 1,981 0.8
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 10:00 PM 2,273 0.8
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 10:30 PM 2,291 0.8
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 9:00 PM 2,204 0.8
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 9:30 PM 2,306 0.8
FROZEN DSNY 8:00 PM 2,783 0.7
NFL DRAFT L ESPN 12:00 PM 1,705 0.7
NBA PLAYOFFS PRE TNT 8:00 PM 1,680 0.7
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 8:30 PM 1,878 0.7
DRAGON BALL Z KAI ADSM 12:00 AM 1,416 0.6
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:30 PM 1,397 0.6
SATURDAY MOVIE FRFM 8:30 PM 1,577 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 8:00 PM 1,537 0.6
DIMENSION W ADSM 12:30 AM 1,203 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 10:00 AM 1,991 0.5
STUCK IN THE MIDDLE DSNY 9:45 PM 2,064 0.5
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 10:00 PM 1,188 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 9:30 AM 1,995 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 10:30 AM 1,906 0.5
WH CORRESPONDENTS DINNER CNN 10:00 PM 3,019 0.5
HUNTER X HUNTER ADSM 1:00 AM 1,056 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 9:00 AM 1,924 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 11:00 AM 1,844 0.4
SPORTSCENTER EARLY L ESPN 6:48 PM 938 0.4
SAMURAI CHAMPLOO ADSM 1:30 AM 1,005 0.4
COPS (O) SPIKE 8:00 PM 1,293 0.4
FIXER UPPER HGTV 11:00 AM 1,680 0.4
FIXER UPPER HGTV 12:00 PM 1,717 0.4
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 8:30 AM 1,530 0.4
TNT SATURDAY MOVIES TNT 5:30 PM 1,059 0.4
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 5:00 PM 1,503 0.4
NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADSM 2:00 AM 954 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 12:00 AM 989 0.4
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 5:30 PM 1,506 0.4
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 9:30 PM 948 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 5:29 AM 843 0.4
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 4:30 AM 777 0.4
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 11:00 AM 907 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 5:30 PM 1,655 0.4
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 7:30 PM 1,505 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 11:30 AM 1,758 0.4
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 1:00 PM 1,455 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 12:33 AM 922 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HGTV 10:00 PM 1,473 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 4:30 PM 1,572 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 4:57 AM 782 0.4
KIRBY BUCKETS DSNY 10:10 PM 1,648 0.4
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 1:30 PM 1,376 0.4
HENRY DANGER NICK 8:00 PM 1,827 0.4
NCIS USA 10:00 PM 1,580 0.4
KING OF THE HILL ADSM 5:00 AM 723 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 11:30 PM 950 0.4
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 8:00 PM 1,338 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 4:23 AM 770 0.4
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 7:00 PM 1,380 0.4
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 8:00 AM 1,322 0.4
FIXER UPPER HGTV 10:00 AM 1,441 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 5:00 PM 1,598 0.4
COPS SPIKE 8:30 PM 1,076 0.4
ONE PIECE ADSM 2:30 AM 779 0.3
SATURDAY MOVIE FRFM 5:15 PM 901 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 4:00 PM 1,523 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 3:30 PM 1,496 0.3
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 10:00 AM 815 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 9:00 PM 1,356 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 7:30 AM 1,150 0.3
NCIS USA 9:00 PM 1,562 0.3
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 2:30 PM 1,268 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 4:00 AM 689 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 3:00 PM 1,410 0.3
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 6:00 PM 1,271 0.3
MOVIE LIF 8:00 PM 1,189 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 6:30 AM 828 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA 11:30 PM 773 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADSM 5:30 AM 690 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 11:00 PM 873 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 3:50 AM 723 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA 12:00 AM 719 0.3
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 9:00 AM 820 0.3
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 2:00 PM 1,262 0.3
PJ MASKS DISJR 9:30 AM 1,114 0.3
COPS SPIKE 9:00 PM 996 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 6:00 AM 804 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NAN 2:45 AM 698 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 3:30 AM 671 0.3
UNCLE GRANDPA TOON 11:30 AM 1,191 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 8:00 PM 1,231 0.3
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 3:00 PM 1,219 0.3
PARASYTE ADSM 3:00 AM 678 0.3
KIRBY BUCKETS DSNY 10:35 PM 1,470 0.3
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 4:30 PM 1,281 0.3
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 6:30 PM 1,250 0.3
NFL DRAFT NFLN 12:00 PM 816 0.3
NCIS USA 8:00 PM 1,611 0.3
LION GUARD DSNY 8:30 AM 1,411 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 3:18 AM 665 0.3
FIXER UPPER HGTV 9:00 AM 1,176 0.3

Source: The Nielsen Company.

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