The ACC Tournament title game scored cable’s best ratings Saturday, leading a pack of college basketball games and programming at the top of the rankings.

Virginia’s win over North Carolina drew 3.44 million viewers and a 1.1 rating in adults 18-49. College hoops programming on ESPN had seven of the top 9 spots in the 18-49 demographic.

“Live PD” was the top non-sports show at 0.7. “Dragon Ball Super” was up week to week at 0.6.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, March 10, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
ACC TOURNAMENT ESPN 8:30 PM 3,435 1.1
BIG 12 TOURNAMENT ESPN 6:07 PM 2,852 0.9
COLLEGE GAMEDAY ESPN 8:09 PM 2,548 0.9
LIVE PD A&E 9:00 PM 1,959 0.7
COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:05 PM 1,958 0.6
SEC TOURNAMENT ESPN 12:59 PM 2,001 0.6
SEC TOURNAMENT ESPN 3:27 PM 1,828 0.6
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,026 0.6
COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD ESPN 5:39 PM 1,610 0.5
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 902 0.5
TOP RANK BOXING ESPN 10:38 PM 1,082 0.4
BLACK CLOVER ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 708 0.3
JOJO’S ADV STARDUST CRU ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 671 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HGTV 10:00 PM 1,365 0.3
POWER RANGERS SNS NICK 12:00 PM 1,235 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 10:00 AM 752 0.3
LOG CABIN LIVING HGTV 11:00 PM 1,262 0.3
MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM: IBO ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 595 0.3
COLLEGE GAMEDAY ESPN 11:00 AM 782 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 12:41 AM 599 0.3
LOVE, ONCE AND ALWAYS HALLMARK 9:00 PM 2,200 0.3
LOG CABIN LIVING HGTV 11:30 PM 1,159 0.2
THE KITCHEN AT FN FOOD 11:00 AM 1,205 0.2
SAY YES TO THE DRESS TLC 8:00 PM 991 0.2
STALKED BY A REALITY STAR LIFETIME 8:00 PM 879 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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