ESPN’s coverage of the Utah State vs Wisconsin college football game led the night in the Friday cable rating last week with a 0.6 rating in adults 18-49 and 1.76 million total viewers. The network’s coverage of the World Cup Qualifying match between the United States and Costa Rica followed closely behind with a 0.5, while ESPN2’s broadcast of the third round of the Tennis US Open scored a 0.2.

On Fox Sports, the Big 10 game between Washington and Rutger’s landed within the Top 25 with a 0.3 rating as well. Meanwhile, A&E’s “Live PD: Police Patrol” took a minor dip, falling one-tenth from its previous 0.4 to a 0.3 this time around. Outside of the Top 25, SyFy’s “Killjoys” held steady with another 0.2.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Friday, Sept. 1, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN 9:00 PM 1,760 0.6
WORLD CUP QUAL MATCHES ESPN 6:30 PM 1,069 0.5
LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E 10:01 PM 1,228 0.3
SELECCION MEXICA UNIVISION 9:15 PM 772 0.3
RIDICULOUSNESS MTV 11:02 PM 643 0.3
LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E 10:32 PM 1,194 0.3
DAYTIME FIGHTING LEAGUE ADULT 4:00 AM 643 0.3
GUYS FAMILY ROAD TRIP FOOD 9:00 PM 1,023 0.3
SPORTSCENTER 12AM ESPN 12:26 AM 708 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 1,351 0.3
RIDICULOUSNESS MTV 10:31 PM 579 0.3
DEADLY SINS INVEST 9:00 PM 1,140 0.3
SPORTSCENTER 1AM ESPN 1:30 AM 584 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 10:30 PM 1,295 0.3
COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 10 L FOX SPORTS 7:58 PM 971 0.3
DEADLY WOMEN INVEST 10:00 PM 1,010 0.3
MYSTICONS NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 923 0.3
RIDICULOUSNESS MTV 10:00 PM 527 0.2
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,174 0.2
PERCY JACKSON SEA MONSTERS NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 1,016 0.2
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,136 0.2
PERCY JACKSON SEA MONSTERS NICK-AT-NITE 9:00 PM 825 0.2
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,039 0.2
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN 2:30 AM 448 0.2
TENNIS: US OPEN PRIME ESPN2 6:56 PM 941 0.2

 

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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