Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Saturday Cable Ratings - 'Heisman Trophy Ceremony,' 'Live PD,' 'Homegrown Christmas,' 'Boxing,' 'Killer Unknown' & More!

On December 8, 2018, ESPN's Heisman Trophy Ceremony was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.88 - followed by A&E's Live PD (0.67), ESPN's Boxing (0.63) and Hallmark's Homegrown Christmas (0.47).

Homegrown Christmas was the most viewed program with 3.806 million viewers - followed by Heisman Trophy Ceremony (2.928), Live PD (2.128) and Boxing (1.865).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Saturday, December 8

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Heisman Trophy Ceremony
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.88
2.928
2
Live PD
A&E
9:00 PM
0.67
2.128
3
Boxing
ESPN
9:12 PM
0.63
1.865
4
Homegrown Christmas
Hallmark
8:00 PM
0.47
3.806
5
College Football
ESPN
12:00 PM
0.46
1.806
6
College Basketball
ESPN
5:36 PM
0.41
1.134
7
UFC Prelims
FS1
8:00 PM
0.31
0.786
8
College Basketball
ESPN
3:30 PM
0.26
0.777
9
Killer Unknown
ID
10:00 PM
0.24
1.045
10
Ghost Adventures
Travel
9:00 PM
0.24
0.650
11
House Hunters Renovation
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.20
0.993
12
Pit Bulls and Parolees
Animal
9:00 PM
0.19
0.673
13
Log Cabin Living
HGTV
11:30 PM
0.19
0.972
14
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.18
0.501
15
Log Cabin Living
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.18
0.961
16
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
9:56 AM
0.17
0.420
17
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
2:41 PM
0.15
0.374
18
Santa’s Boots
Lifetime
8:00 PM
0.14
1.120
19
Memories of Christmas
HMM
9:00 PM
0.12
1.189
20
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
7:25 AM
0.11
0.311
21
Boxing
HBO
10:29 PM
0.11
0.339
22
Boxing
HBO
12:22 AM
0.11
0.328
23
Boxing
HBO
10:58 PM
0.10
0.313
24
My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding
TLC
10:00 PM
0.10
0.321
25
Boxing
Showtime
9:25 PM
0.09
0.488
26
Oprah at Home w/ Gabrielle Union & Dwyane Wade
OWN
8:00 PM
0.09
0.392
27
Boxing
HBO
11:09 PM
0.09
0.300
28
Boxing
Showtime
10:19 PM
0.08
0.391
29
College Basketball
FS1
12:00 PM
0.08
0.266
30
Ready to Love
OWN
10:00 PM
0.08
0.367
31
Criminal Confessions
Oxygen
6:00 PM
0.08
0.339
32
Boxing
HBO
11:37 PM
0.07
0.281
33
Boxing
HBO
11:53 PM
0.07
0.276
34
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
10:00 PM
0.06
0.181
35
Chad Loves Michelle
OWN
9:00 PM
0.06
0.259
36
Murder in the Family
Reelz
9:00 PM
0.05
0.203
37
Boxing
Showtime
9:00 PM
0.05
0.246
38
Get a Room with Carson & Thom
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.05
0.248
39
Buying It Blind
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.04
0.183
40
Sweet Home
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.04
0.173
41
Murder Made Me Famous
Reelz
8:00 PM
0.04
0.221
42
Versailles
Ovation
10:00 PM
0.01
0.117

No rating information was made immediately available for DIY's First Time Flippers and ION's Rent-an-Elf.


NOTE: For the 2018-19 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.9 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic 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.