Saturday’s “Live PD” was down week to week for A&E, but the show still managed to capture the top spot in adults 18-49 among cable originals.

The show scored a 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 1.83 million viewers, down from 0.7 and 2.01 million the previous week.

College basketball on ESPN grabbed five spots in the top 25, and Winter Olympics coverage on NBCSN had six more. Hallmark’s movie “Royal Hearts” was the most-watched cable show of the day with 2.64 million viewers.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
LIVE PD: 98 A&E 9:00 PM 1,831 0.6
COLLEGE BASKETBALL ESPN 6:27 PM 1,738 0.5
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,039 0.5
COLLEGE BASKETBALL ESPN 4:14 PM 1,575 0.5
WINTER OLYMPICS NBCSN 6:00 AM 1,712 0.5
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 927 0.4
WINTER OLYMPICS PRIME NBCSN 8:00 PM 1,670 0.4
WINTER OLYMPICS NBCSN 6:00 PM 1,525 0.4
WINTER OLYMPICS LATE NIGHT NBCSN 11:00 PM 1,033 0.3
BLACK CLOVER ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 730 0.3
COLLEGE BASKETBALL ESPN 8:19 PM 1,221 0.3
WINTER OLYMPICS NBCSN 3:00 PM 1,270 0.3
ROYAL HEARTS HALLMARK 9:00 PM 2,637 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 12:47 AM 803 0.3
WINTER OLYMPICS NBCSN 10:00 PM 1,072 0.3
POWER RANGERS SNS NICK 12:00 PM 1,001 0.3
ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS NICK 11:00 AM 1,221 0.3
JOJO’S ADV STARDUST CRU ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 618 0.3
COLLEGE BASKETBALL ESPN 10:25 PM 864 0.3
MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM IBO ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 525 0.3
A CRIME TO REMEMBER ID 10:00 PM 1,093 0.3
COLLEGE BASKETBALL ESPN 12:00 PM 782 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 1:00 AM 604 0.3
LIGA MX UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:58 PM 517 0.2
THE KITCHEN AT FN FOOD 11:00 AM 1,205 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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