It was another sports-heavy night in the Saturday cable ratings last week.
TBS’ broadcast of the Yankees vs. Red Sox MLB division series game took the no. 1 spot of the night with a 1.3 rating in the adults 18-49 demo and 5.06 million viewers. ESPN’s broadcast of the NCAA game between Kentucky and Texas A&M came second with a 0.8 and 2.55 million viewers, while the network’s additional NCAA coverage followed closely behind with 0.7 and 0.6s.
Elsewhere, A&E’s “Live PD” scored a 0.5, down a tenth from the 0.6 it had posted the Saturday before. HBO’s premiere of “Game Night” raked in a 0.3 with 1.03 million viewers, on par with the network’s other movie premieres in previous weeks.
Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, October 6, 2018
|Show||Net||Time||Total viewers (000s)||18-49 rating|
|MLB DIVISION SERIES||TBS||7:57 PM||5,059||1.3|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME||ESPN||7:00 PM||2,547||0.8|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT||ESPN||12:00 PM||2,495||0.7|
|COLLEGE GAMEDAY||ESPN||9:00 AM||1,775||0.6|
|MLB DIVISION SERIES||TBS||4:30 PM||2,497||0.6|
|UFC PPV PRELIMS||FOX SPORTS||8:00 PM||1,308||0.6|
|LIVE PD: 149 LIVE PD||A&E||9:00 PM||1,645||0.5|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME||ESPN||10:36 PM||1,415||0.5|
|KAVANAUGH COVERAGE||FOX NEWS||4:00 PM||4,340||0.5|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME||ESPN2||7:30 PM||1,528||0.4|
|SPORTSCENTER MORNING||ESPN||1:29 AM||926||0.4|
|KAVANAUGH COVERAGE||FOX NEWS||3:00 PM||4,330||0.4|
|INSIDE THE MLB||TBS||11:53 PM||1,250||0.4|
|JUSTICE W/JUDGE JEANINE||FOX NEWS||8:00 PM||4,041||0.4|
|FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT||FOX NEWS||7:00 PM||3,478||0.3|
|KAVANAUGH COVERAGE||FOX NEWS||5:00 PM||3,426||0.3|
|SATURDAY MOVIE: MALEFICENT||FREEFORM||9:45 PM||942||0.3|
|GAME NIGHT||HBO||8:15 PM||1,027||0.3|
|KAVANAUGH COVERAGE||FOX NEWS||6:00 PM||3,210||0.3|
|GHOST ADVENTURES||TRAVEL||9:00 PM||768||0.3|
|KAVANAUGH COVERAGE||FOX NEWS||1:00 PM||2,363||0.3|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT||ESPN||3:30 PM||966||0.3|
|KAVANAUGH COVERAGE||FOX NEWS||2:00 PM||2,605||0.3|
|KAVANAUGH COVERAGE||FOX NEWS||12:00 PM||2,263||0.3|
|HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE||HALLMARK||9:00 PM||2,106||0.3|
Source: The Nielsen Company.