After more than a decade off, “Samurai Jack” returned to Adult Swim to healthy ratings Saturday. The show debuted to a 0.8 rating among adults 18-49 — tied for second on the day — and 1.55 million viewers.

Conference tournaments in college basketball took up much of the Top 25. The ACC Tournament final led the day with a 1.1 in the 18-49 demographic and 3.6 million viewers; other games and studio shows took up eight other spots.

The Kids Choice Awards on Nickelodeon delivered a 0.7 and 3.05 million viewers, and a preview of the new show “Hunter Street” following the awards drew a 0.4.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, March 11, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
ACC TOURNAMENT ESPN 9:00 PM 3,596 1.1
SAMURAI JACK ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,552 0.8
PAC 12 TOURNAMENT ESPN 11:04 PM 2,078 0.8
COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:18 PM 2,240 0.7
KIDS CHOICE AWARDS 2017 NICK 8:00 PM 3,054 0.7
SEC TOURNAMENT ESPN 1:00 PM 2,248 0.7
BIG 12 TOURNAMENT ESPN 6:07 PM 2,309 0.7
SPONGEBOB NICK 1:00 PM 2,269 0.6
COLLEGE GAMEDAY ESPN 8:07 PM 1,902 0.6
NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING HBO 8:25 PM 1,222 0.5
SEC TOURNAMENT ESPN 3:40 PM 1,853 0.5
HENRY DANGER NICK 7:30 PM 2,557 0.5
COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD ESPN 5:38 PM 1,462 0.5
BUNSEN IS A BEAST NICK 10:30 AM 1,586 0.4
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 903 0.4
UFC FIGHT NIGHT FS1 10:00 PM 946 0.4
ELENA OF AVALOR DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 1,815 0.4
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMUNKS NICK 11:00 AM 1,643 0.4
HUNTER STREET NICK 9:34 PM 1,819 0.4
WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC MLB NETWORK 6:38 PM 977 0.4
MOVIE – WRONG STUDENT LIFETIME 8:00 PM 1,124 0.4
PIONEER WOMAN FOOD 10:00 AM 1,438 0.3
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 9:00 AM 852 0.3
COLLEGE GAMEDAY ESPN 12:00 PM 916 0.3
THE KITCHEN AT FN FOOD 11:00 AM 1,267 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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