Two very different shows tied for the ratings lead among cable originals on Saturday.

An installment of A&E’s “Live PD” and a new episode of “SpongeBob SquarePants” each scored a 0.5 rating among adults 18-49, sharing the top spot for the day. “SpongeBob” had the edge in viewers over “Live PD,” 1.77 million to 1.47 million.

“Dragon Ball Z Kai” on Adult Swim, “Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks” on Nickelodeon and ESPN’s coverage of the College World series tied for second in the adults 18-49 demographic. All three came in at 0.4.

The most-watched cable show of the day was Hallmark’s movie “The Wedding March 2: Resorting to Love.” It delivered 2.32 million viewers.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, June 17, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
LIVE PD: 46 A&E 9:00 PM 1,471 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 10:00 AM 1,774 0.5
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 944 0.4
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMUNKS NICK 10:30 AM 1,386 0.4
COLLEGE WORLD SERIES ESPN 8:00 PM 1,246 0.4
ATTACK ON TITAN ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 776 0.3
TOKYO GHOUL ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 711 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 11:23 PM 760 0.3
BUNSEN IS A BEAST NICK 11:00 AM 1,135 0.3
FLIPPING BUDDIES HGTV 2:00 PM 1,373 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HGTV 10:00 PM 1,441 0.3
BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT RENO HGTV 9:00 PM 1,500 0.3
THUNDERMANS NICK 8:00 PM 1,579 0.3
GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL 9:00 PM 722 0.3
NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN NICK 8:30 PM 1,509 0.3
WE BOUGHT THE FARM HGTV 11:00 PM 1,265 0.3
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 8:00 PM 698 0.3
WE BOUGHT THE FARM HGTV 11:30 PM 1,349 0.3
FATAL VOWS ID 10:00 PM 918 0.3
DOC MCSTUFFINS DISNEY 8:00 AM 1,077 0.3
THE WEDDING MARCH 2: RESORTING TO LOVE HALLMARK 9:00 PM 2,323 0.3
LUPIN THE 3RD: PART 4 ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 545 0.2
TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE CARTOON 6:30 AM 689 0.2
JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION CARTOON 7:30 AM 676 0.2
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 12:00 AM 493 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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