Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Saturday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'Backyard Takeover,' 'NHL Hockey,' 'Pit Bulls and Parolees,' 'Live Rescue' & More!

On August 29, 2020, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.19 - followed by ESPN's NBA Basketball (0.49), HGTV's Backyard Takeover (0.27), NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.25) and HGTV's Vacation House Rules (0.24).






                                                    The Cable Ratings for Saturday, August 29 


Show

Network

Time

18 - 49 Rating

Viewers (Millions)

1

NBA Basketball

TNT

9:21 PM

1.19

2.924

2

NBA Basketball

TNT

6:39 PM

0.84

2.140

3

NBA Basketball

ESPN

3:38 PM

0.49

1.215

4

Backyard Takeover

HGTV

9:01 PM

0.27

1.420

5

NHL Hockey

NBC Sports

7:00 PM

0.25

0.848

6

Vacation House Rules

HGTV

8:00 PM

0.24

1.472

7

NHL Hockey

NBC Sports

9:46 PM

0.21

0.542

8

College Football

ESPN

9:00 PM

0.19

0.501

9

UFC Prelims

ESPN

6:14 PM

0.19

0.564

10

High School Football

ESPN

12:00 PM

0.13

0.358

11

Pit Bulls and Parolees

Animal

9:00 PM

0.12

0.593

12

Live Rescue

A&E

9:00 PM

0.10

0.504

13

The Owl House

Disney

8:44 PM

0.10

0.375

14

Say Yes to the Dress

TLC

8:00 PM

0.10

0.644

15

Love & Marriage: Huntsville

OWN

8:00 PM

0.10

0.419

16

License to Kill

Oxygen

6:00 PM

0.09

0.345

17

The Incredible Dr. Pol

NatGeoWild

9:00 PM

0.09

0.809

18

Sorority Secrets

Lifetime

8:00 PM

0.09

0.578

19

Big City Greens

Disney

8:00 PM

0.09

0.314

20

Tour De France

NBC Sports

8:00 AM

0.08

0.368

21

Family or Fiancé

OWN

9:00 PM

0.08

0.385

22

High School Football

ESPN2

6:03 PM

0.08

0.246

23

Amphibia

Disney

8:22 PM

0.08

0.293

24

IndyCar Series

NBC Sports

3:26 PM

0.07

0.445

25

Believers

Travel

9:00 PM

0.06

0.397

26

High School Football

ESPN2

3:17 PM

0.06

0.203

27

The Secret Life of the Zoo

Animal

10:00 PM

0.05

0.365

28

Hotel Paranormal

Travel

10:00 PM

0.05

0.276

29

Girlfriends Check In

OWN

10:00 PM

0.05

0.237

30

Pop Goes the Vet

NatGeoWild

10:15 PM

0.05

0.584

31

2020 U.S. Open Tennis

ESPN2

1:12 PM

0.04

0.240

32

MLB Baseball

MLBN

7:46 PM

0.03

0.173

33

Earthflight

BBCA

8:00 PM

0.03

0.247

34

MLB Baseball

MLBN

4:13 PM

0.03

0.185



NOTE: For the 2019-20 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 120.6 million TV households in the United States - with 307.3 million people ages 2 and up. 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.