Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Saturday Cable Ratings - 'College Basketball,' 'UFC Prelims,' 'MythBusters,' 'Nightmare Nurse,' 'Boxing' & More!

On March 5, 2016, ESPN's College Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.01 - followed by FS1's UFC Prelims (0.85), Discovery's MythBusters (0.51) and Lifetime's Nightmare Nurse (0.35).

College Basketball was the most viewed program with 3.174 million viewers - followed by UFC Prelims (1.843), FS1's NASCAR Racing (1.623) and HGTV's House Hunters Renovation (1.572).


                                                    The Cable Ratings for Saturday, March 5


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
College Basketball
ESPN
6:30 PM
1.01
3.174
2
UFC Prelims
FS1
8:00 PM
0.85
1.843
3
MythBusters
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.51
1.169
4
College Basketball
ESPN
8:37 PM
0.49
1.554
5
MythBusters
Discovery
8:00 PM
0.49
1.233
6
College Basketball
ESPN
4:14 PM
0.43
1.302
7
College Basketball
ESPN
12:00 PM
0.41
1.257
8
Nightmare Nurse
Lifetime
8:00 PM
0.35
1.405
9
Ghost Adventures
Travel
9:00 PM
0.31
0.696
10
NASCAR Racing
FS1
4:00 PM
0.30
1.623
11
College Basketball
ESPN
2:04 PM
0.30
0.835
12
House Hunters Renovation
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.30
1.572
13
Boxing
HBO
10:01 PM
0.29
0.811
14
I’d Kill For You
ID
10:00 PM
0.27
0.905
15
Sex Sent Me to the E.R.
TLC
10:00 PM
0.26
0.939
16
Boxing
HBO
10:11 PM
0.25
0.726
17
Boxing
HBO
11:10 PM
0.25
0.740
18
Boxing
HBO
10:46 PM
0.25
0.682
19
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nickelodeon
8:30 PM
0.23
1.440
20
Game Shakers
Nickelodeon
8:00 PM
0.23
1.408
21
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
12:27 PM
0.21
0.438
22
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
7:38 AM
0.20
0.475
23
Black Sails
Starz
9:02 PM
0.20
0.658
24
The Incredible Dr. Pol
NatGeoWild
9:00 PM
0.18
1.071
25
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
9:57 AM
0.14
0.379
26
Outrageous Acts of Science
Science
9:00 PM
0.12
0.356
27
Bandit Patrol
NatGeoWild
10:00 PM
0.12
0.591
28
Boxing
Showtime
11:50 PM
0.10
0.311
29
Premier League Soccer
USA
10:00 AM
0.09
0.214
30
Mountain Monsters
Destination
10:00 PM
0.09
0.464
31
Boxing
Showtime
12:19 AM
0.09
0.248
32
Boxing
Showtime
10:53 PM
0.08
0.278
33
Boxing
Showtime
11:33 PM
0.08
0.279
34
FIrst Time Flippers
DIY
9:00 PM
0.08
0.312
35
Oprah: Where Are They Now?
OWN
10:00 PM
0.07
0.365
36
Killer Post
Oxygen
9:00 PM
0.07
0.198
37
Zombie House Flipping
FYI
10:00 PM
0.06
0.179
38
Beowulf
Esquire
10:00 PM
0.04
0.145

No rating information was made immediately available for FYI's Tiny House Hunting and OWN's It's Not You, It's Men.


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.