The Saturday cable ratings were, once again, dominated by live sports.
ESPN’s “College Gameday” special topped the night with a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49, while the network’s late-afternoon broadcast of the women’s final match of this year’s U.S. Open tied for first place with a 0.7 and 3.22 million viewers.
ESPN grabbed the chart’s following three spots as well with its broadcasts of the Stanford vs. USC (0.6), BYU vs. Tennessee (0.4), and Syracuse vs. Maryland (0.4) college football games. The network also grabbed several of the night’s other spots with its continued sports coverage throughout the day, generating a total of 9 of the night’s 25 highest-rated broadcasts.
Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, September 7, 2019
|Show||Net||Time||Total viewers (000s)||18-49 rating|
|COLLEGE GAMEDAY||ESPN||9:00 AM||1,849||0.7|
|TENNIS: US OPEN AFT: WOMENS FINALS||ESPN||4:00 PM||3,219||0.7|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME – STANFORD/USC||ESPN||10:42 PM||1,857||0.6|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME – BYU/TENNESSEE||ESPN||7:00 PM||1,600||0.4|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT – SYRACUSE/MARYLAND||ESPN||12:01 PM||1,279||0.4|
|DRAGON BALL SUPER||ADULT SWIM||11:00 PM||764||0.4|
|SPORTSCENTER MORNING||ESPN||1:51 AM||846||0.3|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT – MURRAY STATE/GEORGIA||ESPN2||4:00 PM||942||0.3|
|GEN:LOCK||ADULT SWIM||11:30 PM||452||0.3|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD||ESPN2||7:18 PM||745||0.2|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL REG SSN SUST||ESPN||3:06 PM||853||0.2|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD||ESPN||3:00 AM||532||0.2|
|SPORTSCENTER 12AM||ESPN2||12:00 AM||521||0.2|
|RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE||FOOD||9:00 PM||996||0.2|
|DR. STONE||ADULT SWIM||12:00 AM||400||0.2|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME – TULANE/AUBURN||ESPN2||7:30 PM||763||0.2|
|SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND||ESPN||8:00 AM||552||0.2|
|HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION||HOME||10:00 PM||1,150||0.2|
|PIONEER WOMAN||FOOD||10:00 AM||1,059||0.2|
|RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE||FOOD||10:00 PM||907||0.2|
|FIRE FORCE||ADULT SWIM||12:30 AM||349||0.2|
|HOUSE HUNTERS||HOME||11:30 PM||972||0.2|
|SAY YES TO THE DRESS||TLC||8:00 PM||956||0.2|
|COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT – WEST VIRGINIA/MISSOURI||ESPN2||12:00 PM||782||0.2|
Source: The Nielsen Company.