Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Saturday Cable Ratings - 'College Football,' 'Just in Time for Christmas,' 'Cops,' 'Doctor Who,' 'Ash vs. Evil Dead' & More!

On December 5, 2015, ESPN's College Football was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.23 - followed by Hallmark's Just in Time for Christmas (0.40), Spike's Cops (0.37) and ESPN's College Basketball (0.36).

College Football was the most viewed program with 3.943 million viewers - followed by Just in Time for Christmas (3.462), Nickelodeon's Ho Ho Holiday Special (1.869) and Lifetime's The Flight Before Christmas (1.767).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Saturday, December 5


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
College Football
ESPN
12:01 PM
1.23
3.943
2
College Football
ESPN
7:45 PM
0.63
2.582
3
Just in Time for Christmas
Hallmark
8:00 PM
0.40
3.462
4
Cops
Spike
8:00 PM
0.37
1.170
5
College Basketball
ESPN
3:34 PM
0.36
1.187
6
Nickelodeon’s Ho Ho Holiday Special
Nickelodeon
8:00 PM
0.33
1.869
7
Doctor Who
BBCA
9:00 PM
0.31
0.852
8
The Flight Before Christmas
Lifetime
8:00 PM
0.29
1.767
9
House Hunters Renovation
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.25
1.236
10
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
9:57 AM
0.23
0.527
11
Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet
Animal
8:00 PM
0.21
1.070
12
Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s 
OWN
9:00 PM
0.20
0.747
13
Fatal Vows
ID
10:00 PM
0.20
0.699
14
Ash vs. Evil Dead
Starz
9:01 PM
0.19
0.402
15
Make It Pop
Nickelodeon
9:00 PM
0.18
1.273
16
Pit Bulls and Parolees
Animal
10:00 PM
0.18
0.738
17
Raising Whitley
OWN
10:00 PM
0.17
0.564
18
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
7:38 AM
0.14
0.350
19
College Football
FS1
4:35 PM
0.14
0.620
20
The Dead Files
Travel
10:00 PM
0.13
0.445
21
Premier League Soccer
USA
10:00 AM
0.13
0.283
22
Women’s College Basketball
ESPN
5:17 PM
0.12
0.680
23
Royal Family Christmas
TV One
8:00 PM
0.10
0.343
24
Survivorman
Science
10:00 PM
0.09
0.269
25
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
8:00 PM
0.09
0.291
26
Instant Mom
TV Land
8:00 PM
0.08
0.299
27
Boxing
Showtime
10:37 PM
0.08
0.267
28
Instant Mom
TV Land
8:28 PM
0.08
0.312
29
Railroad Alaska
DAM
10:00 PM
0.08
0.454
30
Boxing
Showtime
10:07 PM
0.07
0.274
31
Tiny House World
FYI
10:30 PM
0.07
0.235
32
Boxing
Showtime
9:17 PM
0.06
0.221
33
Boxing
Showtime
9:00 PM
0.05
0.217
34
Tiny House World
FYI
10:00 PM
0.05
0.225
35
Tiny House Nation
FYI
9:00 PM
0.05
0.286
36
Da Vinci’s Demons
Starz
8:00 PM
0.04
0.102
37
Spotless
Esquire
10:00 PM
0.04
0.099
38
The Returned
Sundance
10:00 PM
0.01
0.072

No rating information was made immediately available for DIY's Renovation Realities and NatGeoWild's Kangaroo Dundee.


NOTE: For the 2015-16 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2681 total million viewers. A18-49 is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.