The finals of the ACC Tournament between North Carolina and Virginia led Saturday’s cable 18-49 rankings with a 1.0 rating. The annual Kids Choice Awards on Nick was the next-best original at 0.7 and was also the day’s most-watched program on cable with 3.32 million viewers.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, March 12, 2016

Show Net Time Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
ACC TOURNAMENT L ESPN 8:55 PM 2,813 1.0
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:30 PM 1,967 0.9
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 10:00 PM 2,422 0.8
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:00 PM 1,826 0.8
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 10:30 PM 2,265 0.7
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 9:30 PM 2,325 0.7
KIDS CHOICE AWARDS 2016 NICK 8:00 PM 3,321 0.7
BIG 12 TOURNAMENT L ESPN 6:07 PM 2,420 0.7
DRAGON BALL Z KAI ADSM 12:00 AM 1,538 0.7
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 9:00 PM 2,118 0.7
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:30 PM 1,481 0.7
SPONGEBOB NICK 7:30 PM 3,114 0.7
COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD L ESPN 8:23 PM 2,046 0.6
DIMENSION W ADSM 12:30 AM 1,385 0.6
SPONGEBOB NICK 10:00 AM 2,360 0.6
SEC TOURNAMENT L ESPN 3:17 PM 1,968 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 8:30 PM 1,932 0.6
DESPICABLE ME DSNY 7:40 PM 2,164 0.6
SPONGEBOB NICK 10:30 AM 2,212 0.5
PARASYTE ADSM 1:00 AM 1,184 0.5
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 10:00 PM 1,234 0.5
SPORTSCENTER LATE L ESPN 10:58 PM 1,264 0.5
FIXER UPPER HGTV 6:00 PM 2,099 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 7:00 PM 2,353 0.5
SCHOOL OF ROCK NICK 9:30 PM 2,377 0.5
FIXER UPPER HGTV 5:00 PM 2,212 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 8:00 PM 1,619 0.5
FIXER UPPER HGTV 7:00 PM 2,299 0.5
SATURDAY MOVIE FRFM 9:45 PM 1,171 0.5
FIXER UPPER HGTV 4:00 PM 1,968 0.5
SAMURAI CHAMPLOO ADSM 1:30 AM 1,045 0.5
COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD L ESPN 5:29 PM 1,479 0.5
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 9:00 PM 1,859 0.5
SPONGEBOB ATLANTIS PANTIS NICK 9:00 AM 1,900 0.4
FIXER UPPER HGTV 1:00 PM 1,753 0.4
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 12:00 PM 1,789 0.4
FIXER UPPER HGTV 3:00 PM 1,757 0.4
FIXER UPPER HGTV 2:00 PM 1,655 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 12:00 PM 1,580 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 11:30 AM 1,481 0.4
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 9:30 PM 973 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 12:30 PM 1,603 0.4
NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADSM 3:00 AM 880 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 11:00 AM 1,355 0.4
KIDS CHOICE AWARDS 2016 NAN 10:00 PM 1,530 0.4
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 8:00 PM 1,836 0.4
KING OF THE HILL ADSM 5:30 AM 778 0.4
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 12:30 PM 1,726 0.4
COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD L ESPN 2:54 PM 1,171 0.4
TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TNT 8:00 PM 883 0.4
LION GUARD DSNY 8:30 AM 1,657 0.4
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 9:00 PM 1,054 0.4
GHOST ADVENTURES TRAV 9:00 PM 901 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HGTV 10:00 PM 1,470 0.4
FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBSC 11:00 PM 1,053 0.4
KING OF THE HILL ADSM 5:00 AM 746 0.4
SPONGEBOB TRUTH OR SQUARE NICK 6:00 PM 1,731 0.4
SPORTSCENTER 12AM L ESPN 12:00 AM 826 0.4
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE NICK 2:00 PM 1,614 0.4
TNT SATURDAY MOVIES TNT 4:30 PM 851 0.4
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 8:00 PM 996 0.4
NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 11:00 PM 870 0.4
NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 10:00 PM 970 0.3
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 8:00 PM 1,029 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 10:00 PM 977 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 8:30 PM 958 0.3
NCIS USA 9:00 PM 1,943 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 1:30 PM 1,628 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 5:24 AM 952 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 6:00 AM 833 0.3
PJ MASKS DISJR 11:00 AM 1,120 0.3
K.C. UNDERCOVER DSNY 9:25 PM 1,655 0.3
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DSNY 8:00 AM 1,399 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 1:00 PM 1,583 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 10:30 AM 1,190 0.3
PIONEER WOMAN FOOD 10:00 AM 1,604 0.3
COPS SPIKE 10:00 PM 820 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 8:30 AM 1,360 0.3
MOVIE LIF 8:00 PM 1,210 0.3
ONE PIECE ADSM 3:30 AM 730 0.3
MOVIE DOWNLOAD FX 4:30 PM 996 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 4:48 AM 898 0.3
MOVIE LIF 4:00 PM 927 0.3
LAW & ORDER TNT 8:00 AM 1,123 0.3
NCIS: LOS ANGELES USA 3:00 AM 1,073 0.3
NCIS USA 8:00 PM 1,930 0.3
SEC TOURNAMENT L ESPN 1:00 PM 984 0.3
FRIENDS NAN 1:00 AM 898 0.3
SATURDAY MOVIE FRFM 6:30 PM 795 0.3
PJ MASKS DISJR 9:30 AM 1,143 0.3
FRIENDS NAN 1:30 AM 871 0.3
KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD 11:00 AM 1,383 0.3
LION GUARD DISJR 10:00 AM 1,135 0.3
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 4:30 AM 702 0.3
KILL LA KILL ADSM 4:00 AM 698 0.3
COPS (O) SPIKE 9:00 PM 942 0.3
COLLEGE GAMEDAY ESPN 12:00 PM 752 0.3
2 BROKE GIRLS TBSC 7:30 PM 778 0.3
COPS SPIKE 8:30 PM 950 0.3
LAW & ORDER TNT 9:00 AM 1,202 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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