The two “Dragon Ball” shows on Adult Swim each improved their ratings Saturday, while the NBA Playoffs remained on top of the rankings.

“Dragon Ball Super” scored a 0.5 rating and 958,000 viewers, up from 0.4 and 909,000 the previous week. “Dragon Ball Z Kai” (0.4, 812,000) was up from 0.3 and 767,000.

The lone NBA playoff game on cable Saturday (Celtics-Sixers) led the day with 3.62 million viewers and a 1.4 rating, but was down from the top game a week earlier (4.56 million, 1.7). “Live PD” was steady at 0.6 on A&E.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, May 5, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NBA PLAYOFFS ESPN 5:04 PM 3,619 1.4
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 7:57 PM 2,765 1.1
LIVE PD: 116 A&E 9:00 PM 1,915 0.6
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 958 0.5
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING HBO 11:43 PM 1,080 0.4
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING HBO 12:13 AM 1,043 0.4
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 812 0.4
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 12:00 AM 835 0.4
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING HBO 11:14 PM 904 0.3
LIGA MX UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:54 PM 689 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 1:00 AM 631 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 10:00 AM 627 0.3
NBA PREGAME ESPN 4:02 PM 666 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 11:01 PM 699 0.3
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING HBO 11:01 PM 714 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 12:00 PM 582 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 11:00 AM 602 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 9:00 AM 601 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 2:00 AM 535 0.3
NHL PLAYOFFS NBCSN 9:30 PM 714 0.3
JOJO’S ADV STARDUST CRU ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 476 0.3
TRADING SPACES TLC 8:00 PM 1,050 0.2
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 8:00 AM 580 0.2
OK K.O.! LET’S BE HEROES CARTOON 6:00 AM 554 0.2
BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT RENO HGTV 10:00 PM 1,329 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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