Once again, the NFL Network’s coverage of “Thursday Night Football” landed the top spot in the cable ratings this week, with the Houston vs. New England game scoring a 1.5 rating in adults 18-49, holding steady with last week’s performance. The network’s post-game special scored a 0.7.

Meanwhile, ESPN’s broadcast of the Clemson vs. Georgia Tech college football game scored a 0.6 for the network, in addition to a late-night “SportsCenter” and college football kickoff special both grabbing 0.3s.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Thursday, September 22, 2016

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL NFL NETWORK 8:27 PM 3,410 1.5
NFLN THU NT FBALL-SUS NFL NETWORK 11:06 PM 2,854 1.3
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 1,771 0.9
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,648 0.8
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,482 0.7
NFLN THU NT POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 11:34 PM 1,487 0.7
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:00 PM 1,369 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:30 PM 1,583 0.6
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME L ESPN 7:25 PM 1,813 0.6
NFLN THU NT KICK-OFF2 NFL NETWORK 7:58 PM 1,383 0.6
60 DAYS IN A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,278 0.6
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 1,138 0.5
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 1,013 0.5
TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 1,382 0.5
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 9:30 PM 1,041 0.5
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 2,048 0.5
2 BROKE GIRLS TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 970 0.5
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 9:00 PM 992 0.5
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 931 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,217 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 925 0.4
PROJECT RUNWAY LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 1,769 0.4
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:45 AM 860 0.4
2 BROKE GIRLS TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 879 0.4
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 775 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 761 0.4
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:30 AM 839 0.4
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 788 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 1,918 0.4
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 740 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:30 PM 1,023 0.4
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:45 AM 792 0.4
NFLN THU NT KICK-OFF1 NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 796 0.4
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 1:15 AM 743 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:00 PM 978 0.3
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:00 AM 878 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:45 AM 773 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 1,611 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:30 AM 787 0.3
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:33 AM 818 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 746 0.3
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 10:00 PM 693 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 1,050 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:18 AM 752 0.3
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 8:30 PM 768 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:51 AM 743 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 1,394 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:24 AM 754 0.3
OFF THE AIR ADULT SWIM 4:00 AM 701 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 5:29 AM 739 0.3
BEHIND BARS: ROOKIE YEAR A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 747 0.3
TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:05 PM 776 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 5:30 PM 1,524 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:57 AM 752 0.3
CNN TONIGHT CNN 12:00 AM 1,142 0.3
2 BROKE GIRLS TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 769 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 1,078 0.3
2 BROKE GIRLS TBS NETWORK 8:30 PM 767 0.3
SEINFELD TBS NETWORK 7:30 PM 822 0.3
COLL FTBL COUNTDOWN L ESPN 7:00 PM 674 0.3
60 DAYS IN PRE-SHOW A&E NETWORK 8:45 PM 717 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 1,021 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 1,548 0.3
CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 1,218 0.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 2,424 0.3
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 4:30 PM 1,511 0.3
SPORTSCENTER 12AM L ESPN 12:01 AM 686 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 1,685 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 9:30 PM 651 0.3
MUTT & STUFF NICKELODEON 9:30 AM 958 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:00 AM 913 0.3
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 4:30 AM 638 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 663 0.3
SEINFELD TBS NETWORK 6:30 PM 718 0.3
SPORTSCENTER LATE L ESPN 10:43 PM 683 0.3
OFF THE AIR ADULT SWIM 4:15 AM 631 0.3
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 6:59 PM 727 0.3
TIMELINE NFL NETWORK 12:00 AM 627 0.3
FULL HOUSE NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 916 0.3
CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 1,194 0.3
FAMILY GUY TBS NETWORK 2:30 PM 510 0.3
KELLY FILE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 2,578 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 5:00 AM 628 0.3
DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 842 0.3
SEINFELD TBS NETWORK 7:00 PM 722 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 1:00 PM 1,030 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:07 AM 682 0.3
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 1,199 0.3
BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 910 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 7:00 PM 862 0.3
CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 858 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:30 AM 959 0.3
TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 1,321 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 871 0.3
HENRY DANGER NICKELODEON 6:00 PM 1,380 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 1,009 0.3
PAWN STARS HISTORY 8:28 PM 1,050 0.3
NICK AT NITE MOVIE NICK-AT-NITE 8:00 PM 1,180 0.3
HENRY DANGER NICKELODEON 6:30 PM 1,529 0.3
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,243 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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