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Saturday Final Nationals: NBCSN Draws Top Total Audience in Prime Time with NASCAR Sprint Cup: Quaker State 400

NBCSN was Saturday night’s most-watched network, thanks to the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Quaker State 400 from Kentucky.

It was the best delivery for NASCAR on NBCSN since the 2015 Sprint Cup Martinsville race. (Source: NBC Sports PR)

The Kentucky race ranked as Saturday’s most watched and highest rated cable program. (Source: NBC Sports PR)

Viewership peaked during Saturday night’s Sprint Cup race between 10:45-11PM ET with 3.79 million viewers and a 2.33 household rating. (Source: NBC Sports PR)

NBC Sports app live stream of NASCAR Sprint Race from Kentucky generated 3.0 million live minutes, up +44 percent vs. same event in 2015. (Source: NBC Sports PR)

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* AFF = Number of affiliates (stations) airing the program
* CVG = percent of coverage in U.S.
Programming Insider Saturday, July 9, 2016
PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.0/4 2954 0.3/2 0.5/2 0.7/2
8:00 People’s List 248 95 1.3/3 1808 0.2/1 0.3/1 0.4/2
9:00 20/20: In An Instant 248 95 2.4/5 3527 0.3/2 0.6/2 0.9/3
PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.6/3 2406 0.2/1 0.4/2 0.6/2
8:00 Angel From Hell 252 95 1.3/3 1915 0.2/1 0.3/2 0.5/2
8:30 Angel From Hell 253 95 1.2/3 1803 0.2/1 0.3/2 0.5/2
9:00 Crimetime Saturday NCIS: Los Angeles (r) 252 95 1.7/3 2567 0.2/1 0.4/2 0.5/2
10:00 48 Hours 254 95 1.9/4 2793 0.3/1 0.5/2 0.8/3
PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.8/4 2876 0.5/3 0.7/3 0.9/3
8:00 U.S. Olympic Trials Track & Field (s) 241 95 2.2/5 3441 0.5/3 0.7/4 1.0/4
9:07 American Ninja Warrior (r) 240 95 1.5/3 2541 0.5/3 0.7/3 0.8/3
PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.2/3 2101 0.4/3 0.5/2 0.6/3
7:12 Fox Saturday Baseball Regional (s) (thru 10:37) 251 95 1.4/3 2101 0.4/2 0.5/2 0.6/3
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.5/1 892 0.3/1
7:00 Crónicas de Sábado 0.7/2 1171 0.4/2
8:00 Balon de Oro de la Liga MX 0.5/1 892 0.3/2
10:02 Moisés y Los Diez Mandamientos (s) (thru 11:02) 0.5/1 900 0.3/1
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.3/1 558 0.2/1
7:00 Cine Gran Hotel (1946) 0.3/1 551 0.2/1
9:00 Cine Código de Supervivencia (2013) 0.3/1 506 0.2/1

Sub-Demo Breakdowns – Saturday 7/09/16

People’s List” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.2/1
Men 18-34: 0.2/1
Women 18-49: 0.3/2
Men 18-49: 0.2/1

20/20: In An Instant” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.3/2
Men 18-34: 0.3/2
Women 18-49: 0.7/3
Men 18-49: 0.4/2

Angel From Hell” (CBS, 8:00)
Women 18-34: 0.2/1
Men 18-34: 0.2/1
Women 18-49: 0.4/2
Men 18-49: 0.3/2

Angel From Hell” (CBS, 8:30)
Women 18-34: 0.2/1
Men 18-34: 0.2/1
Women 18-49: 0.4/2
Men 18-49: 0.3/2

U.S. Olympic Trials: Track & Field” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 0.4/2
Men 18-34: 0.6/4
Women 18-49: 0.7/3
Men 18-49: 0.8/4

MLB Saturday Baseball” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 0.3/2
Men 18-34: 0.5/3
Women 18-49: 0.4/2
Men 18-49: 0.6/3

NASCAR Sprint Cup Race: Quaker State 400” (NBCSN)
Women 18-34: 0.26
Men 18-34: 0.38
Women 18-49: 0.50
Men 18-49: 0.78

UFC 200 Prelims” (FS1)
Women 18-34: 0.45
Men 18-34: 1.18
Women 18-49: 0.51
Men 18-49: 1.21

Hell on Wheels” (AMC)
Women 18-34: 0.14
Men 18-34: 0.14
Women 18-49: 0.25
Men 18-49: 0.30

Outlander” (Starz)
Women 18-34: 0.09
Men 18-34: 0.08
Women 18-49: 0.27
Men 18-49: 0.11

For the entire week of July 4-10, 2016 in Total Day (8 p.m. to 5:59 a.m.), Adult Swim is down -5 percent in total viewership (0.992 million vs. 1.040 million) and down -3 percent among Adults 18-49 (565,000 vs. 581,000) from one week earlier; the network is also down -9 percent in total viewership (0.992 million vs. 1.094 million) and down -6 percent among Adults 18-49 (565,000 vs. 604,000) from the same week one year ago (July 6-12, 2015). (http://programminginsider.com/?p=9429)








Adult Swim PROGRAM HH Viewers
(000)
A18-49
rating
8:00 King of the Hill (r) 0.55 897 0.36
8:30 King of the Hill (r) 0.53 875 0.38
9:00 Rick & Morty (r) 0.50 833 0.35
9:30 American Dad (r) 0.65 1058 0.46
ProgrammingInsider.com
10:00 The Cleveland Show (r) 0.77 1285 0.57
10:30 Family Guy (r) 0.88 1404 0.62
11:00 Family Guy (r) 1496 0.67

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Adult Swim PROGRAM Viewers
(000)
A1849
rating
A1849
(000)
11:30 Dragon Ball Z Kai 1157 0.55 693
12:00a Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans 943 0.44 553
12:30a Hunter X Hunter 931 0.43 547
1:00a Samurai Champloo 840 0.37 475
ProgrammingInsider.com
1:30a Naruto: Shippuden 744 0.35 444
2:00a One Piece 647 0.29 372
2:30a Parasyte: The Maxim (r) 525 0.23 290








Adult Swim PROGRAM Viewers
(000)
A1849
rating
3:00a Rick & Morty (r) 600 0.27
3:30a American Dad (r) 641 0.28
4:00a Infomercials (r) 558 0.26
4:15a Off the Air 502 0.23
ProgrammingInsider.com
4:30a The Cleveland Show (r) 534 0.25
5:00a King of the Hill (r) 540 0.26
5:30a King of the Hill (r) 533 0.25

Cable Rankings – Saturday 07/09/16

What follows are the top 100 most-watched shows in prime time on cable (by order of network) for Saturday, July 9:

* Vwrs = Viewers in thousands; V-No = Prime time rank in viewers; D-No = Prime time rank in adults 18-49
V-No* D-No* Program Net Start Dur Vwrs* A1849
87 65 FIRST 48 AC A&E 8:00 PM 60 460 0.17
83 71 FIRST 48 AC A&E 9:00 PM 61 504 0.16
76 52 FIRST 48 AC A&E 10:01 PM 62 572 0.19
51 16 KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:00 PM 30 897 0.36
53 14 KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:30 PM 30 875 0.38
60 19 RICK & MORTY ADSM 9:00 PM 30 833 0.35
37 12 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 9:30 PM 30 1058 0.46
21 8 THE CLEVELAND SHOW ADSM 10:00 PM 30 1285 0.57
18 7 FAMILY GUY ADSM 10:30 PM 30 1404 0.62
20 46 AMC MOVIE AMC 6:00 PM 180 1330 0.22
7 35 HELL ON WHEELS AMC 9:00 PM 61 1718 0.28
28 85 THE AMERICAN WEST AMC 10:01 PM 60 1185 0.15
45 71 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN APL 8:00 PM 61 929 0.16
13 37 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN APL 9:01 PM 61 1454 0.27
33 52 THE VET LIFE APL 10:02 PM 62 1148 0.19
91 71 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK BET 8:00 PM 110 431 0.16
99 94 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK BET 9:50 PM 190 361 0.14
93 65 BRAVO MOVIE BRAVO 6:30 PM 156 411 0.17
88 85 BRAVO MOVIE BRAVO 9:06 PM 162 459 0.15
84 37 COMEDY CENTRAL MOVIE CMDY 7:15 PM 161 483 0.27
95 52 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:56 PM 32 380 0.19
94 61 SOUTH PARK CMDY 10:28 PM 32 401 0.18
57 49 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 856 0.20
75 85 PARTS UNKNOWN CNN 9:00 PM 60 575 0.15
74 71 PARTS UNKNOWN CNN 10:00 PM 60 581 0.16
68 94 HELLO WORLD! DISC 8:00 PM 31 608 0.14
70 94 HELLO WORLD! DISC 8:31 PM 31 598 0.14
66 52 HOMESTEAD RESCUE DISC 9:02 PM 120 687 0.19
82 94 LION GUARD DISJR 7:40 PM 25 510 0.14
59 85 WALK THE PRANK DSNY 8:00 PM 30 847 0.15
38 52 WALK THE PRANK DSNY 8:30 PM 30 1031 0.19
24 43 WALK THE PRANK DSNY 9:00 PM 30 1239 0.23
22 46 WALK THE PRANK DSNY 9:30 PM 30 1265 0.22
41 71 GAMERS GUIDE DSNY 10:00 PM 30 972 0.16
52 71 KIRBY BUCKETS DSNY 10:30 PM 30 894 0.16
69 85 CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS DXD 8:00 PM 115 603 0.15
98 71 MOVIES WE LOVE E! 9:33 PM 154 369 0.16
100 94 EURO PREVIEW SHOW ESPN 8:00 PM 60 293 0.14
81 85 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM ESPN 10:04 PM 14 523 0.15
79 41 SUMMER PRO BASKETBALL: PHILADELPHIA / LA LAKERS (0.32 HH) ESPN2 8:30 PM 130 534 0.24
90 52 SUMMER PRO BASKETBALL: SAN ANTONIO / GOLDEN STATE (0.27 HH) ESPN2 10:40 PM 114 443 0.19
63 39 CHOPPED CHAMPIONS FOOD 8:00 PM 60 803 0.26
47 25 CHOPPED CHAMPIONS FOOD 9:00 PM 60 916 0.31
50 31 CHOPPED CHAMPIONS FOOD 10:00 PM 60 908 0.29
16 71 FOX REPORT SATURDAY FOXNC 8:00 PM 60 1435 0.16
9 71 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOXNC 9:00 PM 60 1564 0.16
10 71 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOXNC 10:00 PM 60 1505 0.16
64 35 SATURDAY MOVIE FRFM 9:00 PM 180 783 0.28
5 1 UFC 200 PPV PRELIMS (0.92 HH) FS1 8:31 PM 89 1786 0.85
73 28 UFC 200 PPV PRELIMS (0.28 HH) FS2 8:00 PM 32 582 0.30
36 11 MOVIE DOWNLOAD FX 8:00 PM 150 1088 0.47
49 13 FX MOVIE PRIME FX 10:30 PM 180 910 0.41
80 52 FXX MOVIE PRIME FXX 8:00 PM 150 530 0.19
29 71 HALLMARK MOVIE HALL 7:00 PM 120 1171 0.16
11 61 HALLMARK MOVIE HALL 9:00 PM 120 1479 0.18
26 19 BLACK MASS HBO 8:00 PM 123 1206 0.35
27 40 PROPERTY BROTHERS HGTV 8:00 PM 60 1204 0.25
14 23 BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT RENOVATION HGTV 9:00 PM 60 1449 0.32
12 16 HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HGTV 10:00 PM 60 1463 0.36
31 61 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 8:00 PM 60 1165 0.18
25 61 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 9:00 PM 60 1213 0.18
30 48 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 10:00 PM 63 1169 0.21
67 85 UNUSUAL SUSPECTS ID 8:00 PM 60 648 0.15
65 65 UNUSUAL SUSPECTS ID 9:00 PM 60 696 0.17
54 41 HOW NOT TO KILL YOUR HUSBAND ID 10:00 PM 60 868 0.24
23 28 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM LIF 8:00 PM 122 1249 0.30
46 43 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT LIF 10:02 PM 120 923 0.23
97 65 MTV MOVIES MTV 10:00 PM 150 370 0.17
62 49 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:00 PM 30 820 0.20
55 43 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:30 PM 30 867 0.23
1 5 NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACE: KENTUCKY (1.92 HH) NBCSN 7:56 PM 187 3192 0.64
89 85 ALASKA STATE TROOPERS NGC 10:00 PM 60 450 0.15
17 25 THUNDERMANS NICK 8:00 PM 30 1414 0.31
19 28 NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN NICK 8:30 PM 30 1370 0.30
39 49 LEGENDARY DUDAS NICK 9:00 PM 30 1002 0.20
58 94 GAME SHAKERS NICK 9:30 PM 30 850 0.14
72 85 WALLYKAZAM! NKJR 8:00 PM 30 585 0.15
35 19 COPS (O) SPIKE 8:00 PM 30 1092 0.35
40 25 COPS SPIKE 8:30 PM 30 982 0.31
34 15 JAIL: BIG TEXAS SPIKE 9:00 PM 30 1106 0.37
48 31 COPS SPIKE 9:30 PM 30 914 0.29
43 31 COPS SPIKE 10:00 PM 30 951 0.29
42 22 COPS SPIKE 10:30 PM 30 957 0.33
32 52 OUTLANDER 2 STARZ 9:02 PM 88 1154 0.19
77 71 SYFY MOVIE SYFY 6:30 PM 180 560 0.16
55 31 SYFY MOVIE SYFY 9:30 PM 150 867 0.29
14 10 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:00 PM 30 1449 0.51
8 8 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:30 PM 30 1609 0.57
6 5 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:00 PM 30 1752 0.64
4 3 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:30 PM 30 1973 0.70
3 4 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 10:00 PM 30 1990 0.68
2 2 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 10:30 PM 30 2046 0.72
44 16 TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TNT 8:00 PM 150 941 0.36
61 23 TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TNT 10:30 PM 165 827 0.32
95 94 GHOST ADVENTURES TRAV 8:00 PM 60 380 0.14
86 65 GHOST ADVENTURES REV TRAV 9:00 PM 60 472 0.17
85 52 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 8:00 PM 30 482 0.19
92 65 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 8:30 PM 30 419 0.17
78 71 LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 9:00 PM 60 558 0.16
71 71 LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 10:00 PM 60 597 0.16

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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