A&E’s “Live PD” and NASCAR coverage on NBC Sports Network topped Saturday’s cable ratings.

“Live PD” led the adults 18-49 rankings for the day with a 0.6. The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup race in Kentucky tied for second in the 18-49 demo with a 0.5 and had the biggest total audience at 2.71 million.

A pair of NBA summer league games scored pretty well for ESPN: A primetime contest drew 1.11 million viewers and a 0.5, and a later game delivered 736,000 viewers and a 0.3.

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

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
LIVE PD 50 A&E 9:00 PM 1,617 0.6
NASCAR M.E. CUP RACING NBCSN 7:55 PM 2,710 0.5
SUMMER PRO BASKETBALL ESPN 8:30 PM 1,106 0.5
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 938 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 11:00 PM 1,414 0.4
ATTACK ON TITAN ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 795 0.3
SUMMER PRO BASKETBALL ESPN 10:34 PM 736 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HGTV 10:00 PM 1,385 0.3
NASCAR M.E. CUP START NBCSN 7:30 PM 1,819 0.3
BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT RENO HGTV 9:00 PM 1,299 0.3
TOKYO GHOUL ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 685 0.3
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 8:00 PM 787 0.3
GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL 9:00 PM 712 0.3
COPS (O) SPIKE 8:00 PM 790 0.3
FATAL VOWS ID 10:00 PM 935 0.3
FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS 9:00 AM 2,056 0.2
LUPIN THE 3RD: PART 4 ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 595 0.2
JAIL: BIG TEXAS SPIKE 9:00 PM 664 0.2
UFC PPV PRELIMS FS1 8:00 PM 657 0.2
JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION CARTOON 7:30 AM 678 0.2
FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS 8:00 AM 1,892 0.2
TENNIS: WIMBLEDON ESPN 8:00 AM 957 0.2
THE KITCHEN AT FN FOOD 11:00 AM 1,000 0.2
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 12:35 AM 496 0.2
NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN NICK 8:00 PM 1,169 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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