“Full Frontal” host Samantha Bee’s “Not the White House Correspondents Dinner” special drew a better adults 18-49 than the actual White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday.

The TBS show drew a 0.4 rating among adults 18-49 and 1.33 million viewers, finishing in the Top 5 among adults 18-49 on a light Saturday (no NBA playoff games aired on cable for the day).

“Samurai Jack” and the final day of the NFL Draft on ESPN tied for the 18-49 lead at 0.6. Combined, the draft delivered a 0.9 and 2.51 million viewers on ESPN and the NFL Network.

The actual correspodents dinner on CNN was just outside the Top 25 in adults 18-49 with a 0.3 at 10 p.m., along with 1.69 million viewers.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, April 29, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
SAMURAI JACK ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,302 0.6
NFL DRAFT ESPN 12:00 PM 1,610 0.6
LIVE PD A&E 9:00 PM 1,555 0.5
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 996 0.5
FULL FRONTAL: NOT THE WH CORRESPONDENTS DINNER TBS 10:00 PM 1,330 0.4
ATTACK ON TITAN ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 808 0.4
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 8:00 PM 914 0.4
HENRY DANGER NICK 8:00 PM 1,721 0.4
NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN NICK 8:30 PM 1,700 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 6:50 PM 920 0.3
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 11:00 AM 834 0.3
LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT RENO HGTV 9:00 PM 1,432 0.3
TOKYO GHOUL ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 719 0.3
NFL DRAFT NFL NET 12:00 PM 902 0.3
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 10:00 AM 792 0.3
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 9:00 AM 715 0.3
MOUNTAIN LIFE HGTV 11:00 PM 1,251 0.3
WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,616 0.3
JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION CARTOON 7:30 AM 787 0.3
MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM/UNICORN ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 575 0.3
MOUNTAIN LIFE HGTV 11:30 PM 1,283 0.3
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 8:00 AM 675 0.3
FLEA MARKET FLIP HGTV 11:30 AM 1,299 0.3
COUNTING CARS HISTORY 9:30 PM 1,113 0.3
TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE CARTOON 7:00 AM 619 0.3

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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