The World Cup delivered decent ratings for Fox Sports 1 Saturday, landing four of the top 5 spots among adults 18-49.

The Croatia-Nigeria match in the afternoon led the day’s cable originals in both adults 18-49 (0.9 rating) and total viewers (2.18 million). Peru-Denmark preceded it with a 0.8 and 2 million viewers.

“Live PD” was the top non-sports show with a 0.6 in the 18-49 demographic. Hallmark’s movie “Love at First Dance” drew 2.12 million viewers, second behind the World Cup.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, June 16, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
FIFA WORLD CUP FS1 2:42 PM 2,178 0.9
FIFA WORLD CUP FS1 11:40 AM 2,001 0.8
WORLD CUP TODAY FS1 2:00 PM 1,559 0.7
LIVE PD: 124 A&E 9:00 PM 1,884 0.6
WORLD CUP TODAY FS1 4:58 PM 1,372 0.6
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,098 0.5
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 923 0.4
GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL 9:00 PM 943 0.4
FIFA WORLD CUP FS1 6:00 AM 796 0.4
THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US HBO 8:00 PM 1,327 0.3
FLCL: PROGRESSIVE ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 687 0.3
WORLD CUP TODAY FS1 11:00 AM 784 0.3
WORLD CUP TODAY FS1 8:00 AM 618 0.3
JOJO’S ADVENTURE STARDUST CRU ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 557 0.3
BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT RENO HGTV 10:00 PM 1,406 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 7:32 PM 780 0.3
COLLEGE WORLD SERIES ESPN 8:30 PM 1,069 0.3
MOUNTAIN LIFE HGTV 11:00 PM 1,315 0.2
LOVE AT FIRST DANCE HALLMARK 9:00 PM 2,116 0.2
FEAR THY NEIGHBOR ID 10:00 PM 868 0.2
MOUNTAIN LIFE HGTV 11:30 PM 1,192 0.2
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 11:25 PM 662 0.2
FIXER UPPER: BEHIND THE DESIGN HGTV 7:00 PM 1,130 0.2
COLLEGE WORLD SERIES ESPN 3:00 PM 859 0.2
NASCAR XFINITY FS1 5:30 PM 514 0.2

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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