The top of Saturday’s cable rankings look a lot like they did the previous week, with “Live PD” edging out an NFL preseason game for the No. 1 spot among adults 18-49.

“Live PD” earned a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic for A&E, even with the prior week. NFL Network’s coverage of the Colts-Cowboys preseason game game in at 0.6, also steady with a primetime game the prior week.

Two other NFL contests, Broncos-49ers at 10 p.m. ET and Panthers-Titans at 3 p.m. ET, also made the top 25 originals.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
LIVE PD: 62 A&E 9:00 PM 1,899 0.7
NFL PRESEASON NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 1,739 0.6
NFL PRESEASON NFL NETWORK 10:02 PM 1,349 0.5
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 822 0.4
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 6:18 PM 1,067 0.4
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 8:30 AM 889 0.4
JOJO’S ADV STARDUST CRU ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 687 0.4
TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE CARTOON 6:30 AM 694 0.3
TOKYO GHOUL ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 637 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 11:00 PM 1,432 0.3
JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION CARTOON 7:00 AM 719 0.3
TOP RANK BOXING ESPN 10:00 PM 965 0.3
NFL PRESEASON NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 1,040 0.3
SWAMP MURDERS ID 10:00 PM 1,018 0.3
POWER RANGERS NINJA STEEL NICK 12:00 PM 1,093 0.3
THE KITCHEN AT FN FOOD 11:00 AM 1,114 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HGTV 10:00 PM 1,437 0.3
CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 1,167 0.3
SHATTERED 1ST LOOK ID 11:00 AM 845 0.3
TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD 10:30 AM 1,013 0.3
CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 1,150 0.3
PIONEER WOMAN FOOD 10:00 AM 1,045 0.3
BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT RENO HGTV 9:00 PM 1,323 0.2
LUPIN THE 3RD: PART 4 ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 508 0.2
CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 1,130 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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