A pair of prime-time college football games on ESPN topped the cable rankings for Saturday. The Arkansas-Texas A&M and Auburn-LSU games each scored a 1.3 rating among adults 18-49, with the latter drawing slightly more total viewrs (4.10 million to 3.87 million).

An afternoon game (Georgia-Mississippi) and “College GameDay” also landed in the Top 5. “One-Punch Man” and “Dragon Ball Z Kai” each posted a 0.6 for Adult Swim.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME L ESPN 9:32 PM 3,872 1.3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME L ESPN 5:56 PM 4,098 1.3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT L ESPN 12:01 PM 2,696 0.9
TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 2,478 0.8
COLLEGE GAMEDAY L ESPN 9:00 AM 1,800 0.7
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,608 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 1,923 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:30 PM 1,847 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,804 0.6
SPORTSCENTER 12AM L ESPN 12:56 AM 1,558 0.6
ONE-PUNCH MAN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 1,330 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 1,792 0.6
TNT SATURDAY MOVIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 4:55 PM 1,740 0.6
DRAGON BALL Z KAI ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 1,389 0.6
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,392 0.6
TNT SATURDAY MOVIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:48 PM 1,458 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 8:30 PM 1,520 0.5
TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:47 PM 1,305 0.5
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 10:00 PM 1,210 0.5
MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM:I.B.O. ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 1,054 0.5
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 1,053 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 11:30 AM 1,845 0.5
UFC FIGHT NIGHT L FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 1,109 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 10:00 AM 1,754 0.4
HUNTER X HUNTER ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 973 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:57 AM 875 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 5:30 AM 853 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:24 AM 847 0.4
TNT SATURDAY MOVIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:48 AM 1,120 0.4
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD L ESPN 3:19 PM 1,374 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:51 AM 838 0.4
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 9:30 PM 1,000 0.4
NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 862 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 4:30 PM 1,486 0.4
SPORTSCENTER MORNING L ESPN 2:00 AM 999 0.4
ERIC ANDRE SHOW ADULT SWIM 3:30 AM 918 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 857 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 1,523 0.4
SPONGEBOB ATLANTIS PANTIS NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 1,557 0.4
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 1,184 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:30 PM 1,457 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 2:30 PM 1,445 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:00 AM 1,001 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:30 AM 839 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:30 PM 1,018 0.4
HENRY DANGER NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 1,897 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 1,440 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:00 PM 1,428 0.4
POWER RANGERS DINO SUPER NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 1,413 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:30 PM 1,331 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:18 AM 774 0.4
RICK & MORTY ADULT SWIM 9:00 PM 821 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 2:00 PM 1,388 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 1:30 PM 1,305 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:30 PM 1,464 0.4
ONE PIECE ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 750 0.4
M D E: WORLD PEACE ADULT SWIM 3:45 AM 836 0.3
POLAR EXPRESS, THE THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 1,356 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:12 AM 800 0.3
COPS (O) SPIKE TV 8:00 PM 1,140 0.3
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:00 PM 939 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:45 AM 745 0.3
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:33 AM 890 0.3
MOVIE DOWNLOAD FX 3:30 PM 880 0.3
MIRACULOUS: TALES OF LADY NICKELODEON 8:30 AM 1,192 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 5:00 AM 802 0.3
THUNDERMANS NICKELODEON 6:00 PM 1,427 0.3
OFF THE AIR ADULT SWIM 4:00 AM 780 0.3
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 4:30 AM 757 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 3:30 PM 1,124 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:39 AM 792 0.3
UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIM L FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 838 0.3
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 AM 1,328 0.3
ITS UNBUNGALIEVABLE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:25 AM 1,323 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 4:30 PM 1,305 0.3
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 8:00 PM 831 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 1,252 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADULT SWIM 5:30 AM 780 0.3
PARASYTE- THE MAXIM ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 664 0.3
LION GUARD DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 1,320 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:00 PM 1,215 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICKELODEON 7:30 AM 1,054 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICKELODEON 1:00 PM 1,188 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADULT SWIM 8:30 PM 850 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:06 AM 797 0.3
TSUM TSUM SHORTS DISNEY CHANNEL 8:55 AM 1,271 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 4:00 PM 1,154 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 1,333 0.3
OFF THE AIR ADULT SWIM 4:15 AM 700 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 2:30 PM 1,064 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 6:00 PM 1,200 0.3
FULL HOUSE NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 1,002 0.3
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 6:00 PM 699 0.3
REGAL ACADEMY NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 1,001 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADULT SWIM 8:00 PM 849 0.3
GAME SHAKERS NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 1,567 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 5:00 PM 1,233 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 1:30 PM 1,148 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 3:00 PM 1,022 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 5:30 PM 1,287 0.3

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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