ESPN worked its way to the top of the Friday cable ratings last week, starting with its broadcast of the USC vs Washington State college football game scoring a 1.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 2,776 million total viewers. The network’s earlier broadcast of the Miami vs Duke game followed closely behind with a 0.6 as well. Meanwhile, an early morning edition of “SportsCenter” rounded out the top 3 of the night with a 0.5.

On A&E, “Live PD: Police Patrol” scored two back-to-back 0.3s, while HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” held steady with a 0.4 once again. Additionally, “Raven’s Home” took a minor hit on The Disney Channel, falling from its previous 0.3 to a 0.2 this time around.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Friday, Sept. 29, 2017

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN 10:30 PM 2,776 1.0
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN 7:00 PM 1,709 0.6
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN 2:11 AM 1,244 0.5
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO 10:00 PM 1,856 0.4
LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E 10:00 PM 974 0.3
GOLDBERGS, THE NICK-AT-NITE 1:00 AM 761 0.3
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,725 0.3
LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E 10:31 PM 958 0.3
COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 10 L FOX SPORTS 7:59 PM 1,071 0.3
WILLIAMS STREAM ADULT 4:00 AM 626 0.3
WILLIAMS STREAM ADULT 4:15 AM 570 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,495 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE-INS, & DIVES FOOD 9:00 PM 814 0.3
DEADLY WOMEN INVEST 10:00 PM 866 0.3
GOLDBERGS, THE NICK-AT-NITE 1:33 AM 627 0.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 2,983 0.3
RAVENS HOME DISNEY 8:00 PM 1,212 0.2
LAST WORD W/L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 1,736 0.2
BERING SEA GOLD DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,102 0.2
I AM FRANKIE NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 1,144 0.2
TEEN TITANS GO CARTOON 6:00 PM 1,006 0.2
ALL IN W/CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 1,768 0.2
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 562 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 10:30 PM 1,214 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 1,278 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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