“Trading Spaces” returned to TLC after a 10-year absence and brought pretty solid ratings with it.

The series premiered with a 0.6 rating in adults 18-49 and 2.2 million viewers Saturday, well above TLC’s usual numbers for Saturday night. It finished second for the day among cable originals in the 18-49 demo behind “Live PD” (0.7).

A reunion special preceding the premiere drew a 0.5. “Dragon Ball Super” (0.5) rose a tenth of a point vs. the prior week. Hallmark’s movie “Once Upon a Prince” was the most-watched show of the day with 2.63 million viewers, along with a 0.4 in 18-49. HBO’s movie “Paterno” debuted to a 0.3 and 1.3 million viewers.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, April 7, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
LIVE PD: 108 A&E 9:00 PM 2,150 0.7
TRADING SPACES TLC 9:01 PM 2,199 0.6
TRADING SPACES: REUNION TLC 8:00 PM 1,956 0.5
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,042 0.5
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 818 0.4
ONCE UPON A PRINCE HALLMARK 9:00 PM 2,633 0.4
TOONAMI COUNTDOWN ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 688 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HGTV 10:00 PM 1,553 0.3
UFC PPV PRELIMS FS1 8:00 PM 892 0.3
PATERNO HBO 8:00 PM 1,304 0.3
GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL 9:00 PM 715 0.3
THE KITCHEN AT FN FOOD 11:00 AM 1,393 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 11:00 AM 711 0.3
BARGAIN MANSIONS HGTV 11:30 PM 1,201 0.3
20/20 ON ID ID 8:00 PM 1,249 0.3
JOJO’S ADV STARDUST CRU ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 568 0.3
BARGAIN MANSIONS HGTV 11:00 PM 1,168 0.3
TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD 10:30 AM 1,211 0.3
MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM: IBO ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 515 0.3
LIGA MX UNIVISION DEPORTES 10:01 PM 515 0.3
LIVE FROM GOLF 1:00 PM 1,545 0.3
WWE HALL OF FAME USA 10:00 PM 665 0.3
A CRIME TO REMEMBER ID 10:00 PM 1,241 0.2
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 10:00 AM 643 0.2
HENRY DANGER NICK 8:00 PM 1,250 0.2

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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