A pair of original movies snagged spots among the top 25 on cable Saturday.

Hallmark’s “Coming Home for Christmas” was the most-watched show of the day with 4.11 million viewers, along with a 0.6 in adults 18-49. “I am Elizabeth Smart” scored above-average numbers for Lifetime with 2.12 million viewers and a 0.5.

Primetime college football on ESPN (LSU-Tennessee) led the day’s 18-49 ratings with a 0.9. “Live PD” was the top non-sports show in the demo with a 0.7.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN 7:11 PM 2,946 0.9
LIVE PD: 76 A&E 9:00 PM 1,886 0.7
COLLEGE GAMEDAY ESPN 9:00 AM 1,911 0.7
COMING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS HALLMARK 8:00 PM 4,114 0.6
I AM ELIZABETH SMART LIFETIME 8:00 PM 2,122 0.5
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN 10:30 PM 1,537 0.5
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT ESPN 12:00 PM 1,594 0.5
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT ESPN 3:30 PM 1,606 0.4
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: BIG TEN FS1 4:00 PM 1,564 0.4
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN2 7:04 PM 1,516 0.4
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 1:51 AM 949 0.4
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 8:30 PM 898 0.4
INSIDE OUT FREEFORM 9:00 PM 1,034 0.4
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 747 0.3
THE GREAT WALL HBO 6:15 PM 867 0.3
THE KITCHEN AT FN FOOD 11:00 AM 1,370 0.3
UFC FIGHT NIGHT FS1 10:00 PM 815 0.3
JOJO’S ADV STARDUST CRU ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 643 0.3
POWER RANGERS NINJA STEEL NICK 12:00 PM 1,066 0.3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:00 AM 677 0.3
MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM: IBO ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 584 0.3
VALERIE’S HOME COOKING FOOD 12:00 PM 1,170 0.3
JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION CARTOON 7:00 AM 686 0.3
THUNDERMANS NICK 8:00 PM 1,337 0.3
GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL 9:00 PM 793 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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