With college basketball done and the NBA playoffs a week away, Saturday’s cable ratings belonged largely to Adult Swim.

“Samurai Jack” claimed the top spot among original shows for the day with a 0.7 rating among adults 18-49. “Dragon Ball Z Kai” (0.5), “Tokyo Ghoul” (0.4) and “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” (0.4) also finished in the Top 5.

A boxing match on HBO and preliminary bouts for UFC 210 on FS1 made the Top 25 as well, each drawing 0.3 ratings.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, April 8, 2017

Shows Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
SAMURAI JACK ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,335 0.7
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 12:05 AM 1,012 0.5
LIVE PD A&E 9:00 PM 1,204 0.4
WAR DOGS HBO 8:00 PM 1,044 0.4
TOKYO GHOUL ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 820 0.4
JOJOS BIZARRE ADVENTURE ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 783 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HGTV 10:00 PM 1,537 0.4
HENRY DANGER NICK 8:00 PM 1,646 0.3
FOX AND FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS 9:00 AM 2,232 0.3
THE WRONG MOTHER LIFETIME 8:00 PM 1,283 0.3
REGAL ACADEMY NICK 8:00 AM 905 0.3
FLIPPING VIRGINS HGTV 11:00 AM 1,233 0.3
ELENA OF AVALOR DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 1,443 0.3
MOUNTAIN LIFE HGTV 11:00 PM 1,441 0.3
THE COST OF FREEDOM FOX NEWS 10:00 AM 2,076 0.3
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: LOMACHENKO/SOSA HBO 11:49 PM 832 0.3
MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM/UNICORN ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 576 0.3
PIONEER WOMAN FOOD 10:00 AM 1,257 0.3
MURDER COMES TO TOWN ID 10:00 PM 1,118 0.3
COUNTING CARS HISTORY 9:31 PM 1,054 0.3
UFC 210 PRELIMS FS1 8:00 PM 728 0.3
COUNTING CARS HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,066 0.3
FOX AND FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS 8:00 AM 2,179 0.3
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 8:00 PM 704 0.3
MOUNTAIN LIFE HGTV 11:30 PM 1,416 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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