Monday, May 4, 2015

Friday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'Childrens Hospital,' '2015 NFL Draft,' 'Bering Sea Gold,' 'Cold Justice' & More!

On May 1, 2015, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.81 - followed by Adult Swim's Childrens Hospital (0.59), NFL Network's 2015 NFL Draft (0.54) and Discovery's Bering Sea Gold (0.45).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 2.011 million viewers - followed by Childrens Hospital (1.364), TNT's Cold Justice (1.310) and History's Hangar 1: The UFO Files (1.288).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, May 1


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball 
ESPN
7:58 PM
0.81
2.011
2
Childrens Hospital
Adult Swim
12:00 AM
0.59
1.364
3
2015 NFL Draft
NFL
7:00 PM
0.54
1.110
4
Bering Sea Gold
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.45
1.284
5
Pardon the Interruption
ESPN
5:30 PM
0.41
0.938
6
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:02 PM
0.41
1.134
7
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Food
10:00 PM
0.37
1.120
8
Bring It!
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.36
0.933
9
Around the Horn
ESPN
5:00 PM
0.33
0.735
10
Hangar 1: The UFO Files
History
10:00 PM
0.33
1.288
11
Jump!
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.31
0.695
12
Ancient Aliens
History
9:00 PM
0.30
1.105
13
Cold Justice
TNT
8:00 PM
0.29
1.310
14
Highly Questionable
ESPN
4:30 PM
0.28
0.574
15
Say Yes to the Dress
TLC
9:00 PM
0.25
0.892
16
Curvy Brides
TLC
10:00 PM
0.25
0.758
17
Unearthed
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.24
0.815
18
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
10:00 PM
0.24
1.095
19
Make It Pop
Nickelodeon
7:00 PM
0.22
1.299
20
For Better or Worse
OWN
9:00 PM
0.22
0.790
21
VICE
HBO
11:00 PM
0.21
0.682
22
Curvy Brides
TLC
9:30 PM
0.21
0.853
23
Bama State Style
Lifetime
11:02 PM
0.21
0.452
24
Mysteries at the National Parks
Travel
10:30 PM
0.19
0.559
25
The Killing Hour
ID
10:00 PM
0.17
0.568
26
Twisted
ID
9:00 PM
0.17
0.616
27
Psychic Matchmaker
TLC
10:30 PM
0.16
0.449
28
Mysteries at the National Parks
Travel
10:00 PM
0.16
0.581
29
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.16
0.367
30
Psychic Matchmaker
TLC
11:00 PM
0.16
0.410
31
The Pool Master
Animal
10:00 PM
0.15
0.437
32
Meet the Smiths
TBS
9:00 PM
0.15
0.400
33
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.13
0.598
34
Flipping Ships
Animal
9:00 PM
0.13
0.521
35
Lost Girl
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.12
0.555
36
Bitten
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.11
0.473
37
IMPACT Wrestling
DAM
9:00 PM
0.10
0.418
38
The Grace Helbig Show
E!
10:30 PM
0.10
0.211
39
Boxing
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.08
0.249
40
MLB Baseball
MLBN
7:00 PM
0.08
0.316
41
Cesar 911
NatGeoWild
9:00 PM
0.08
0.284
42
Comedy Bang! Bang!
IFC
11:00 PM
0.02
0.039

No rating information was made immediately available for E!'s The Soup; NatGeoWild's The Truth About Cats; and Pivot's Angry Planet.


NOTE: For the 2014-15 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2698 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.