College football ruled Saturday’s cable ratings, with coverage on ESPN and ESPN2 occupying the top 8 slots among original programming in the adults 18-49 demographic.

A primetime game between Mississippi State and LSU led the day with a 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demo and 2.5 million viewers. The top non-football shows were “Dragon Ball Super” and “Dragon Ball Z Kai,” each of which earned a 0.4.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN 7:04 PM 2,498 0.8
COLLEGE GAMEDAY ESPN 9:00 AM 1,727 0.7
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT ESPN 12:00 PM 1,566 0.6
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT ESPN 3:34 PM 1,779 0.5
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN2 7:02 PM 1,613 0.4
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:19 PM 1,311 0.4
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD ESPN 10:18 PM 1,305 0.4
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN 10:30 PM 1,195 0.4
DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 8:30 PM 786 0.4
DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 775 0.4
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 2:06 AM 856 0.4
TOKYO GHOUL ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 677 0.3
UFC FIGHT NIGHT FS1 10:00 PM 872 0.3
JOJO’S ADV STARDUST CRU ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 618 0.3
POWER RANGERS NINJA STEEL NICK 12:00 PM 1,203 0.3
HENRY DANGER NICK 8:00 PM 1,568 0.3
BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT RENO HGTV 9:00 PM 1,377 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HGTV 10:30 PM 1,461 0.3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: BIG TEN FS1 11:59 AM 808 0.3
SWAMP MURDERS ID 10:00 PM 1,059 0.3
JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION CARTOON 7:00 AM 642 0.3
GAME SHAKERS NICK 8:30 PM 1,233 0.3
LA LA LAND HBO 8:00 PM 911 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:00 PM 1,328 0.2
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:06 AM 544 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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