Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Saturday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story,' 'When Calls the Heart,' 'UFC Prelims' & More!

On May 23, 2015, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.13 - followed by Lifetime's Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story (0.40), FS1's UFC Prelims (0.36) and ID's How (Not) to Kill Your Husband (0.29).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 5.676 million viewers - followed by Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story (1.772), Hallmark's When Calls the Heart (1.510) and Nickelodeon's Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (1.110).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Saturday, May 23


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
9:03 PM
2.13
5.676
2
Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story
Lifetime
8:00 PM
0.40
1.772
3
UFC Prelims
FS1
8:08 PM
0.36
0.780
4
How (Not) to Kill Your Husband
ID
10:00 PM
0.29
0.949
5
How (Not) to Kill Your Husband
ID
9:00 PM
0.24
0.936
6
Living Big Sky
HGTV
11:30 PM
0.22
1.037
7
College Softball
ESPN
12:00 PM
0.22
0.614
8
Living Big Sky
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.21
1.036
9
Bella and the Bulldogs
Nickelodeon
8:00 PM
0.19
1.093
10
Engineering Disasters
History
11:03 PM
0.19
0.737
11
The Universe: Ancient Mysteries Solved
History
9:00 PM
0.18
0.962
12
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nickelodeon
8:30 PM
0.18
1.110
13
College Softball
ESPN
5:02 PM
0.18
0.674
14
Engineering Disasters
History
10:03 PM
0.16
0.829
15
College Softball
ESPN
3:02 PM
0.16
0.465
16
When Calls the Heart
Hallmark
8:00 PM
0.15
1.510
17
The Vanilla Ice Project
DIY
10:00 PM
0.15
0.304
18
Deion’s Family Playbook
OWN
9:00 PM
0.14
0.397
19
MLB Baseball
FS1
4:00 PM
0.14
0.465
20
F1 Racing
NBC Sports
8:00 AM
0.10
0.411
21
Orphan Black
BBCA
9:00 PM
0.10
0.393
22
First Time Flippers
DIY
9:30 PM
0.09
0.282
23
Outrageous Acts of Psych
Science
9:00 PM
0.09
0.275
24
First Time Flippers
DIY
9:00 PM
0.09
0.259
25
Food Factory USA
FYI
9:30 PM
0.09
0.290
26
NASCAR Sprint Cup
FS1
1:00 PM
0.08
0.503

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's The Graham Norton Show; Destination America's Hillbilly Blood; and OWN's Oprah: Where Are They Now?.


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.