Friday, April 22, 2016

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' '60 Days In,' 'WWE SmackDown,' 'Vikings,' 'Lip Sync Battle,' 'Archer' & More!

On April 21, 2016, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.98 - followed by A&E's 60 Days In (0.87), USA's WWE SmackDown (0.73) and History's Vikings (0.70).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 4.583 million viewers - followed by WWE SmackDown (2.431), Vikings (2.398) and 60 Days In (1.805).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Thursday, April 21


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
9:53 PM
1.98
4.583
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
7:09 PM
1.02
2.523
3
60 Days In
A&E
10:01 PM
0.87
1.805
4
WWE SmackDown!
USA
8:00 PM
0.73
2.431
5
Vikings
History
10:00 PM
0.70
2.398
6
Lip Sync Battle
Spike
10:00 PM
0.48
1.071
7
The First 48
A&E
9:00 PM
0.46
1.280
8
Alone
History
9:00 PM
0.45
1.520
9
Archer
FX
10:00 PM
0.41
0.794
10
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.41
0.851
11
Inside Amy Schumer
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.40
0.765
12
Project Runway All Stars
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.38
1.482
13
Million Dollar Listing New York
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.37
0.993
14
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.34
1.079
15
Masters of Flip
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.33
1.417
16
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
9:48 PM
0.32
0.690
17
River Monsters
Animal
10:04 PM
0.32
0.812
18
We Bare Bears
Cartoon
7:00 PM
0.29
1.295
19
Teen Titans Go!
Cartoon
6:30 PM
0.28
1.375
20
Cooks vs. Cons
Food
9:00 PM
0.27
0.893
21
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.26
0.611
22
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.24
0.737
23
Mary Mary
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.23
0.639
24
The Powerpuff Girls
Cartoon
6:00 PM
0.23
1.207
25
Time Traveling Bong
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.22
0.444
26
House of Horrors: Kidnapped
ID
10:00 PM
0.21
0.786
27
Life Below Zero
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.21
1.264
28
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
10:30 PM
0.20
0.491
29
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson
History
11:01 PM
0.20
0.642
30
Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case
ID
9:00 PM
0.19
0.934
31
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:03 PM
0.19
0.528
32
The Amazing World of Gumball
Cartoon
5:30 PM
0.18
1.120
33
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.17
0.517
34
Primal Survivor
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.17
0.784
35
Clarence
Cartoon
5:00 PM
0.17
1.012
36
Comedy Knockout
TruTV
10:30 PM
0.17
0.339
37
@Midnight
Comedy
12:01 AM
0.16
0.327
38
L.A. Clippers Dance Squad
E!
8:00 PM
0.16
0.292
39
MLB Baseball
FS1
7:00 PM
0.15
0.758
40
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.14
0.658
41
Sisters in Law
WE tv
10:00 PM
0.13
0.444
42
Adam Devine’s House Party
Comedy
12:31 AM
0.11
0.218
43
Orphan Black
BBCA
10:00 PM
0.11
0.271
44
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
7:30 PM
0.10
0.273
45
Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack
TruTV
11:01 PM
0.09
0.178
46
Night Class
History
11:35 PM
0.09
0.281
47
The Dude Perfect Show
CMT
9:00 PM
0.09
0.237
48
MLB Baseball
MLBN
8:00 PM
0.08
0.248
49
Carnival Eats
Cooking
9:00 PM
0.07
0.158
50
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
2:39 PM
0.07
0.178
51
Carnival Eats
Cooking
9:30 PM
0.07
0.172
52
Machines: How They Work
Science
10:00 PM
0.06
0.249
53
Animation Domination
FXX
12:00 AM
0.06
0.139
54
After the Black
BBCA
11:00 PM
0.06
0.142
55
Americarna
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.06
0.226
56
Cheap Eats
Cooking
10:00 PM
0.06
0.162
57
Man vs. Child: Chef Showdown
FYI
8:00 PM
0.04
0.093
58
Gigolos
Showtime
11:00 PM
0.02
0.100

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's The Graham Norton Show; CMT's The Ed Bassmaster Show; Destination America's Unsealed: Alien Files; Showtime's Sweet Micky for President; Velocity's Porsche 911: An Icon in Evolution; and Viceland's That's Delicious & Flophouse.


NOTE: For the 2015-16 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2681 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.