Monday, May 11, 2015

Friday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'Childrens Hospital,' 'Dog With a Blog,' 'NHL Hockey,' 'Bering Sea Gold' & More!

On May 8, 2015, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.22 - followed by Adult Swim's Childrens Hospital (0.63), NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.55) and Discovery's Bering Sea Gold (0.53).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 5.614 million viewers - followed by Disney's Dog With a Blog (2.194), Bering Sea Gold (1.627) and Childrens Hospital (1.418).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, May 8


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
8:04 PM
2.22
5.614
2
NBA Basketball
ESPN
10:43 PM
2.12
4.989
3
Childrens Hospital
Adult Swim
12:00 AM
0.63
1.418
4
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:02 PM
0.55
1.365
5
Bering Sea Gold
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.53
1.627
6
Pardon the Interruption
ESPN
5:30 PM
0.37
0.863
7
Dog With a Blog
Disney
8:00 PM
0.36
2.194
8
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:12 PM
0.35
0.832
9
Hangar 1: The UFO Files
History
10:00 PM
0.34
1.363
10
Unearthed
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.32
0.982
11
Cold Justice
TNT
8:00 PM
0.27
1.143
12
Meet the Smiths
TBS
9:00 PM
0.27
0.772
13
Around the Horn
ESPN
5:00 PM
0.25
0.547
14
The Pool Master
Animal
10:00 PM
0.24
0.611
15
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
10:00 PM
0.23
1.120
16
Highly Questionable
ESPN
4:30 PM
0.22
0.432
17
For Better or Worse
OWN
9:00 PM
0.21
0.651
18
Flipping Ships
Animal
9:00 PM
0.21
0.666
19
Say Yes to the Dress
TLC
9:00 PM
0.21
0.799
20
Curvy Brides
TLC
10:01 PM
0.20
0.810
21
Uncle Grandpa
Cartoon
5:00 PM
0.20
1.150
22
Curvy Brides
TLC
9:31 PM
0.20
0.745
23
Psychic Matchmaker
TLC
10:32 PM
0.16
0.560
24
Kickboxing
Spike
11:00 PM
0.16
0.488
25
Bitten
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.15
0.486
26
The Killing Hour
ID
10:00 PM
0.15
0.647
27
ViCE
HBO
11:00 PM
0.15
0.580
28
E! News
E!
6:30 PM
0.14
0.290
29
Psychic Matchmaker
TLC
11:02 PM
0.14
0.477
30
Mysteries at the National Parks
Travel
10:30 PM
0.14
0.471
31
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.13
0.594
32
Mysteries at the National Parks
Travel
10:00 PM
0.13
0.498
33
Lost Girl
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.12
0.510
34
NCWTS Racing
FS1
8:30 PM
0.11
0.845
35
Bama State Style
Lifetime
11:02 PM
0.11
0.319
36
Twisted
ID
9:00 PM
0.11
0.600
37
The Grace Helbig Show
E!
10:30 PM
0.09
0.163
38
IMPACT Wrestling
DAM
9:00 PM
0.08
0.358
39
MLB Baseball
MLBN
9:35 PM
0.07
0.176
40
Boxing
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.06
0.242
41
Cesar 911
NatGeoWild
9:00 PM
0.05
0.224
42
Comedy Bang! Bang!
IFC
11:00 PM
0.01
0.014

No rating information was made immediately available for E!'s The Soup; History's Ancient Aliens; NatGeoWild's The Truth About Cats; Pivot's Angry Planet; and Showtime's Brad Williams: Fun Size.


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.