Game 3 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals led Saturday’s original shows on cable.

NBC Sports Network’s coverage of the game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators drew 2.95 million viewers and a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49, leading the day by a comfortable margin in both measures. Ratings were down a little from the 3.18 million viewers and 1.2 in adults 18-49 for Game 2.

The UEFA Champions League final on Fox Deportes finished second in the 18-49 rankings with a 0.6. Fox News and CNN took several spots in the top 25 with coverage of the attacks in London.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, June 3, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NHL STANLEY CUP FINALS NBCSN 8:09 PM 2,953 1.0
UEFA CHAMP LEAGUE FINAL FOX DEPORTES 2:20 PM 1,241 0.6
MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN HBO 8:00 PM 1,477 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 10:00 AM 1,685 0.4
LIVE PD A&E 9:00 PM 1,442 0.4
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 853 0.4
STANLEY CUP POSTGAME NBCSN 11:09 PM 938 0.4
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMUNKS NICK 10:30 AM 1,554 0.4
FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO FOX DEPORTES 4:50 PM 724 0.3
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 8:00 PM 807 0.3
ATTACK ON TITAN ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 656 0.3
THUNDERMANS NICK 8:00 PM 1,516 0.3
FOX REPORT SATURDAY FOX NEWS 7:00 PM 2,067 0.3
SPECIAL REPORT/LONDON ATTACKS FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,120 0.3
UFC PPV PRELIMS FS1 8:32 PM 729 0.3
DESTINATION WEDDING HALLMARK 9:00 PM 2,214 0.3
BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT RENO HGTV 9:00 PM 1,197 0.3
NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN NICK 8:30 PM 1,451 0.3
JUSTICE W/JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 2,257 0.3
TOKYO GHOUL ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 553 0.3
CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 1,317 0.3
CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 1,225 0.3
NCAA STUDIO UPDATE ESPN 9:49 PM 887 0.3
COLLEGE SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES ESPN 10:11 PM 950 0.3
WE BOUGHT THE FARM HGTV 11:30 PM 1,185 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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