It was a relatively quiet night in the Friday cable ratings last week, as multiple “Big Bang Theory,” “Family Guy,” and “American Dad” scoring the top spots of the night with 0.9, 0.8, and 0.7 ratings in adults 18-49, respectively. A “Frozen” airing on The Disney Channel performed well also, scoring a 0.7 in the night.

Meanwhile, ESPN managed to rake in the best non-rerun ratings of the night, with their coverage of the Ohio vs Troy and Louisiana Tech vs Navy college football games landing consecutive 0.6s on the network.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Friday Dec. 23, 2016

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 2,393 0.9
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 1,723 0.8
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 2,265 0.8
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,680 0.8
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:30 PM 2,227 0.7
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,415 0.7
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 2,069 0.7
FROZEN DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 PM 2,470 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 8:30 PM 2,017 0.6
YOUR PRETTY FACE/HELL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 1,271 0.6
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L ESPN 8:10 PM 2,512 0.6
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L ESPN 4:30 PM 2,341 0.6
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:00 PM 1,241 0.6
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 9:30 PM 1,102 0.5
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 934 0.5
BIG SCREEN MOVIE FREEFORM 8:50 PM 1,464 0.5
DREAM CORP LLC ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 1,013 0.5
NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS AMC 8:00 PM 1,537 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 966 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 1,523 0.5
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 954 0.5
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 867 0.5
BIG SCREEN MOVIE FREEFORM 6:45 PM 1,239 0.5
HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 2,447 0.4
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:30 AM 895 0.4
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:45 AM 878 0.4
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 9:30 AM 1,569 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:00 AM 1,151 0.4
HALLMARK MOVIE HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 PM 1,868 0.4
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 9:00 PM 928 0.4
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:45 AM 794 0.4
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 1,458 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 1,437 0.4
FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 946 0.4
SPORTSCENTER LATE L ESPN 11:33 PM 1,145 0.4
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 782 0.4
NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS AMC 10:30 PM 1,046 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:33 AM 1,029 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:30 AM 846 0.4
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 755 0.4
BUBBLE GUPPIES NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 1,448 0.4
HEY DUGGEE NICKELODEON 10:00 AM 1,342 0.4
TEAM UMIZOOMI NICKELODEON 8:30 AM 1,292 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:30 AM 1,198 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:45 PM 1,683 0.4
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L ESPN 1:00 PM 1,371 0.4
SEINFELD TBS NETWORK 6:30 PM 876 0.4
PRIME EARLY WEEKDAY MOVIE FREEFORM 5:40 PM 989 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:51 AM 785 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 824 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 5:30 AM 811 0.4
LIV & MADDIE: CALI STYLE DISNEY CHANNEL 10:15 PM 1,446 0.4
FULL HOUSE NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 1,185 0.4
SEINFELD TBS NETWORK 7:30 PM 905 0.4
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 11:30 PM 831 0.4
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:45 AM 782 0.4
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 10:30 AM 1,359 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 1,672 0.4
BLAZE & THE MONSTER MCHNS NICKELODEON 11:30 AM 1,421 0.4
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 1,528 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:30 PM 1,097 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:24 AM 766 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:18 AM 761 0.4
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 1,469 0.4
LIGHTS ,CAMERA, LEXI DISNEY CHANNEL 9:55 AM 1,480 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:00 AM 982 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 1,625 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 1,422 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 1,726 0.3
FRINGE ACQUIRED MOVIES FREEFORM 4:35 PM 875 0.3
BRAD NEELYS HARG NALLIN S ADULT SWIM 1:15 AM 688 0.3
INFOMERCIALS ADULT SWIM 4:00 AM 713 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 834 0.3
HALLMARK MOVIE HALLMARK CHANNEL 12:00 AM 1,403 0.3
SEINFELD TBS NETWORK 7:00 PM 864 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 11:00 PM 806 0.3
FULL HOUSE NICK-AT-NITE 10:00 PM 1,144 0.3
COPS SPIKE TV 11:30 PM 892 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:57 AM 736 0.3
TSUM TSUM SHORTS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:25 AM 1,473 0.3
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:30 PM 1,849 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADULT SWIM 5:30 AM 697 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 10:30 PM 760 0.3
SPONGEBOB THE MOVIE NICKELODEON 2:00 PM 1,560 0.3
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 4:30 PM 1,641 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 11:30 PM 910 0.3
COMEDY CENTRAL MOVIE COMEDY CENTRAL 11:30 PM 645 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 10:30 PM 930 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 12:00 AM 737 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 1,645 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 1:00 PM 994 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:06 AM 878 0.3
INFOMERCIALS ADULT SWIM 4:15 AM 674 0.3
SANTA PAWS 2: SANTA PUPS DISNEY CHANNEL 12:15 PM 1,668 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 5:00 AM 671 0.3
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 1,760 0.3
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 4:30 AM 655 0.3
RUSTY RIVETS NICKELODEON 1:00 PM 1,297 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 914 0.3
ELENA OF AVALOR DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 1,435 0.3

 

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Alex Welch

Alex Welch has been writing for TV by the Numbers since January 2016. In his off time he enjoys rewatching old episodes of Game of Thrones and unironically singing along to ABBA. Every now and then, he even does them at the same time. He lives in Los Angeles.

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