ESPN’s coverage of the Thanksgiving Day college football game between the LSU Tigers and the Texas A&M Aggies scored the top spot in the Thursday cable ratings last week with a 0.8 rating in adults 18-49. Meanwhile, a late-night edition of “SportsCenter” clocked in with a 0.4 on the network as well.

Several Hallmark Original Movies performed well throughout the night also with 0.6 – 0.4 ratings, respectively. The rest of the night proved to be rerun-heavy with “Family Guy,” “Robot Chicken,” and “American Dad” encores rounding out a majority of the top numbers.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Thursday, November 24, 2016

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME L ESPN 7:25 PM 2,774 0.8
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 1,635 0.8
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,471 0.7
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 1,306 0.6
HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 3,365 0.6
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 1,167 0.6
LIGA MX 11/24 UNIVISION DEPORTES 10:51 PM 1,141 0.5
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,108 0.5
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 1,047 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 7:30 PM 1,500 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:00 PM 1,041 0.5
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:45 AM 973 0.5
HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 PM 2,440 0.5
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 930 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 6:30 PM 1,320 0.5
SPORTSCENTER LATE L ESPN 11:20 PM 1,312 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 895 0.5
NICK AT NITE MOVIE NICK-AT-NITE 8:00 PM 1,476 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 7:00 PM 1,374 0.5
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 859 0.5
HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE HALLMARK CHANNEL 6:00 PM 2,050 0.4
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 6:00 PM 1,252 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 846 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 953 0.4
ERIC ANDRE SHOW ADULT SWIM 1:15 AM 842 0.4
SPORTSCENTER 12AM L ESPN 12:00 AM 1,083 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:00 PM 1,170 0.4
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 5:30 PM 1,037 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:33 AM 1,011 0.4
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 5:00 PM 913 0.4
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:30 AM 860 0.4
SHREK THE CARTOON NETWORK 12:00 PM 1,460 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:00 AM 990 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 5:30 AM 826 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 4:24 AM 805 0.4
DR SEUSS CAT IN THE HAT THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 1,307 0.4
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 9:30 PM 985 0.4
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:45 AM 817 0.4
HALLMARK MOVIE HALLMARK CHANNEL 4:00 PM 1,605 0.4
HALLMARK MOVIE HALLMARK CHANNEL 12:00 AM 1,670 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:30 AM 797 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:30 PM 1,059 0.4
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 940 0.4
LIGA MX L UNIVISION DEPORTES 8:00 PM 805 0.4
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 1,355 0.4
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 4:30 PM 818 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 803 0.3
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 2:45 AM 830 0.3
MAN OF STEEL TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 1,028 0.3
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 4:00 PM 824 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:57 AM 781 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 9:30 PM 740 0.3
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 3:51 AM 773 0.3
SPORTSCENTER 1AM L ESPN 1:00 AM 821 0.3
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 3:18 AM 768 0.3
HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 1:00 AM 978 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 9:30 AM 1,462 0.3
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 941 0.3
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 8:30 PM 909 0.3
OFF THE AIR ADULT SWIM 4:00 AM 751 0.3
HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 2:00 AM 908 0.3
SCOOBY-DOO!&WWE:CURSE THE CARTOON NETWORK 8:00 AM 1,121 0.3
BIG SCREEN MOVIE FREEFORM 8:20 PM 830 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 5:00 AM 737 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADULT SWIM 5:30 AM 736 0.3
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:30 PM 914 0.3
SPORTSCENTER AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 805 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:06 AM 800 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 8:30 AM 1,107 0.3
SPONGEBOB TRUTH OR SQUARE NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 1,319 0.3
ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS THE CARTOON NETWORK 2:00 PM 1,356 0.3
HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 12:00 AM 980 0.3
HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 8:00 AM 933 0.3
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 854 0.3
SPORTSCENTER AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 828 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:12 AM 730 0.3
ELENA OF AVALOR DISNEY CHANNEL 7:45 AM 1,366 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:39 AM 748 0.3
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 4:30 AM 691 0.3
THANKSGIVING MOVIE MARATH FX 7:00 PM 813 0.3
YOUR PRETTY FACE/HELL ADULT SWIM 4:45 AM 675 0.3
FREE BIRDS THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 AM 946 0.3
THANKSGIVING MOVIE MARATH FX 1:00 PM 776 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 11:30 PM 613 0.3
THANKSGIVING MOVIE MARATH FX 9:30 PM 747 0.3
HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 AM 938 0.3
XAVIER:RENEGADE ANGEL ADULT SWIM 4:15 AM 688 0.3
BLAZE & THE MONSTER MCHNS NICKELODEON 10:00 AM 1,367 0.3
BIG SCREEN MOVIE FREEFORM 10:30 PM 806 0.3
HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 AM 928 0.3
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 1:00 PM 1,251 0.3
SPORTSCENTER AM L ESPN 9:01 AM 729 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 941 0.3
HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 3:00 AM 872 0.3
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 2:30 PM 709 0.3
FRIENDS THNKSGVNG SPECIAL TBS NETWORK 3:30 PM 636 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADULT SWIM 9:00 PM 648 0.3
HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 11:00 PM 948 0.3
DESPICABLE ME DISNEY CHANNEL 5:15 PM 1,085 0.3
SPORTSCENTER MORNING L ESPN 2:00 AM 648 0.3

 

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Alex Welch

Alex Welch has been writing for TV by the Numbers since January 2016. In his off time he enjoys, rewatching old episodes of Game of Thrones and unironically singing along to ABBA. Every now and then, he even does them at the same time. He lives in Los Angeles.

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