Following its kick off the weekend before, ESPN’s college football coverage led the Saturday cable ratings once again last week. The network’s broadcast of the Auburn vs Clemson game landed on top with a 1.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 3.36 milltion total viewers. This was two-tenths higher than its previous Texas vs Maryland broadcast. In addition, the network’s pre and post-game coverage grabbed several other spots throughout the night with 0.8, 0.7, and 0.6 ratings.

Meanwhile, The Weather Channel’s continued coverage and tracking of Hurricane Irma dominated the rest of the ratings throughout the night with 0.9 – 0.6s. CNN just barely made it into the Top 25 with “CNN Newsroom” scoring 0.6s as well.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN 6:59 PM 3,361 1.1
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 3,838 0.9
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 3,394 0.8
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 4:00 PM 3,380 0.8
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 3,508 0.8
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 3,774 0.8
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 PM 3,366 0.8
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT ESPN 12:00 PM 2,263 0.8
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 PM 3,246 0.8
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 5:00 PM 3,514 0.7
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 3,590 0.7
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 PM 3,457 0.7
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT ESPN 3:56 PM 2,070 0.7
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 3353 0.7
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 AM 2,611 0.7
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 3:00 PM 3,230 0.7
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 PM 3,246 0.6
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 PM 3,197 0.6
WEATHER CENTER LIVE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 3,200 0.6
CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 PM 2,416 0.6
COLLEGE GAMEDAY ESPN 9:00 AM 1,581 0.6
CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 2,434 0.6
CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 2,535 0.6
CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 11:00 PM 2,189 0.6
CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 2,503 0.6

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Alex Welch

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