A second-round NCAA Tournament game between North Carolina and Providence was Saturday’s top cable show with a 1.5 rating in adults 18-49. Tournament coverage led the cable pack for the third straight day.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, March 19, 2016

Show Net Time Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
TBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP TBSC 9:30 PM 4,055 1.5
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:30 PM 2,175 0.9
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:00 PM 2,117 0.9
TBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP TBSC 7:00 PM 2,335 0.8
TBS NCAA BSK POST GAME TBSC 11:57 PM 1,634 0.7
DRAGON BALL Z KAI ADSM 12:00 AM 1,550 0.7
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:30 PM 1,526 0.7
TBS NCAA BSK CHP TBSC 9:17 PM 1,715 0.6
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 10:00 PM 1,302 0.6
PITCH PERFECT 2 HBOM 8:00 PM 1,404 0.6
MOVIE LIF 8:00 PM 1,813 0.5
DIMENSION W ADSM 12:30 AM 1,212 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 10:30 AM 2,153 0.5
SATURDAY MOVIE FRFM 6:45 PM 1,365 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 10:00 AM 2,205 0.4
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 9:30 PM 1,036 0.4
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 9:00 PM 1,744 0.4
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 8:00 PM 1,225 0.4
PARASYTE ADSM 1:00 AM 1,014 0.4
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 6:30 PM 1,201 0.4
SATURDAY MOVIE FRFM 9:00 PM 1,229 0.4
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 11:00 AM 1,015 0.4
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 8:00 PM 1,851 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 12:34 AM 949 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 4:30 PM 1,545 0.4
HENRY DANGER NICK 8:00 PM 2,023 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 12:00 AM 964 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 9:30 AM 1,979 0.4
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 10:00 AM 907 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 3:30 PM 1,650 0.4
SATURDAY MOVIE FRFM 4:30 PM 1,010 0.4
SAMURAI CHAMPLOO ADSM 1:30 AM 883 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 4:00 PM 1,668 0.4
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 5:00 PM 1,343 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 5:29 AM 909 0.4
NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADSM 2:00 AM 874 0.4
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 4:30 AM 805 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 4:56 AM 896 0.4
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 5:30 PM 1,342 0.4
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 8:00 AM 838 0.4
CONTAINER HOMES HGTV 12:00 PM 1,674 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HGTV 10:00 PM 1,620 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 4:24 AM 867 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HGTV 11:00 AM 1,454 0.4
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 2:00 PM 1,519 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 11:30 PM 968 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 9:00 AM 1,722 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 8:30 PM 1,078 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 4:00 AM 787 0.3
POWER RANGERS DINO SUPER NICK 12:00 PM 1,497 0.3
ONE PIECE ADSM 2:30 AM 772 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 6:00 PM 1,536 0.3
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 6:00 PM 999 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 3:18 AM 772 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 3:51 AM 793 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 1:30 PM 1,600 0.3
FRIENDS NAN 1:40 AM 768 0.3
POKEMON THE SERIES XYZ TOON 7:00 AM 901 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 1:00 PM 1,621 0.3
PIONEER WOMAN FOOD 10:00 AM 1,598 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 8:30 AM 1,351 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 3:00 PM 1,614 0.3
LION GUARD DSNY 8:30 AM 1,231 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADSM 9:00 PM 814 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADSM 5:00 AM 734 0.3
FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBSC 12:55 AM 733 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 7:30 PM 1,089 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADSM 5:30 AM 714 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 8:00 PM 1,062 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 12:30 PM 1,586 0.3
FRIENDS NAN 2:45 AM 756 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 6:00 AM 780 0.3
FRIENDS NAN 1:07 AM 769 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 3:00 PM 1,468 0.3
LAW & ORDER TNT 9:00 AM 1,159 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 7:00 PM 1,487 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 5:00 PM 1,535 0.3
LOG CABIN LIVING HGTV 11:00 PM 1,373 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 8:00 AM 1,170 0.3
REGULAR SHOW TOON 6:00 PM 1,168 0.3
FRIENDS NAN 2:12 AM 740 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 4:00 PM 1,448 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 9:00 PM 999 0.3
DRAGON BALL Z KAI ADSM 8:00 PM 899 0.3
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 5:00 PM 1,041 0.3
SCHOOL OF ROCK NICK 8:30 PM 1,682 0.3
MOVIE LIF 6:00 PM 1,010 0.3
MOVIE LIF 10:02 PM 1,111 0.3
FIRST 48 AC AEN 10:03 PM 865 0.3
SATURDAY MOVIE FRFM 2:30 PM 815 0.3
LAW & ORDER TNT 8:00 AM 1,071 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 9:30 PM 936 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 6:30 AM 724 0.3
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DSNY 8:00 AM 1,127 0.3
GHOST ADVENTURES TRAV 9:00 PM 849 0.3
MOVIE, USA USA 8:00 PM 1,166 0.3
COOKS VS. CONS FOOD 3:00 PM 984 0.3
TEEN TITANS GO TOON 5:30 PM 1,142 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 7:00 PM 959 0.3
SPORTSCENTER 12AM L ESPN 12:00 AM 700 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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