It was a busy night of live sports broadcasts in the Saturday cable ratings this week.

While A&E’s “Live PD” climbed back to the top spot of the night with a 0.6 rating in adults 18-49, the NBC Sports Network’s coverage of the NASCAR Quaker State 400 race followed closely behind. The race’s broadcast raked in a 0.4 with 2.26 million viewers on the network. Elsewhere, ESPN’s morning Wimbledon coverage scored a 0.4.

Fox Sports 1’s broadcast of the Santos vs Ivanov UFC Fight Night match landed in the top 25 as well with a 0.3.  On the Travel Channel, “Ghost Adventures” ticked up one-tenth from a 0.3 to a 0.4. Outside of the top 25, “Big Hero 6: The TV Series” held steady with another 0.1.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, July 14, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
LIVE PD: 130 LIVE PD A&E 9:00 PM 1,842 0.6
NASCAR CUP SERIES RACE NBC SPORTS 7:54 PM 2,264 0.4
GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL 9:00 PM 992 0.4
TENNIS: WIMBLEDON ESPN 8:00 AM 1,485 0.4
NASCAR SERIES START NBC SPORTS 7:32 PM 1,846 0.3
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT 10:30 PM 750 0.3
UFC FIGHT NIGHT L FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 754 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HOME 10:00 PM 1,386 0.3
MOUNTAIN LIFE HOME 11:00 PM 1,218 0.3
HOME TO LAST HOME 2:00 PM 1,241 0.3
MOUNTAIN LIFE HOME 11:30 PM 1,098 0.2
HAUNTED TOWNS TRAVEL 10:00 PM 655 0.2
MOM NICK-AT-NITE 1:58 AM 610 0.2
BATTLE OF THE SEXES HBO 8:00 PM 755 0.2
POKER L: 2018 WSOP ESPN 9:00 PM 670 0.2
MOM NICK-AT-NITE 2:32 AM 625 0.2
FIXER UPPER BEHIND DESIGN HOME 7:00 PM 1,056 0.2
KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD 11:00 AM 1,031 0.2
MOM NICK-AT-NITE 3:06 AM 563 0.2
UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIM L FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 572 0.2
NASCAR CUP COUNTDOWN NBC SPORTS 7:02 PM 974 0.2
FEAR THY NEIGHBOR INVEST 10:00 PM 916 0.2
MOM NICK-AT-NITE 1:23 AM 527 0.2
NICKY, RICKY, DICKY, AND DAWN NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 952 0.2
POP TEAM EPIC ADULT 12:00 AM 391 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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