Friday, April 29, 2016

Thursday Cable Ratings - '2016 NFL Draft,' '60 Days In,' 'NBA Playoffs,' 'WWE SmackDown,' 'Alone,' 'Archer' & More!

On April 28, 2016, ESPN's 2016 NFL Draft was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.65 - followed by NFL Network's 2016 NFL Draft (0.92), A&E's 60 Days In (0.80) and TNT's NBA Basketball (0.70).

ESPN's 2016 NFL Draft was the most viewed program with 6.289 million viewers - followed by USA's WWE SmackDown! (2.109), NFL Network's 2016 NFL Draft (2.039) and NBA Basketball (1.944).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Thursday, April 28


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
2016 NFL Draft
ESPN
8:00 PM
2.65
6.289
2
2016 NFL Draft
NFL
8:00 PM
0.92
2.039
3
60 Days In
A&E
10:00 PM
0.80
1.599
4
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:09 PM
0.70
1.944
5
WWE SmackDown!
USA
8:00 PM
0.64
2.109
6
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:01 PM
0.63
1.520
7
Alone
History
9:00 PM
0.49
1.507
8
Inside Amy Schumer
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.41
0.785
9
Project Runway All Stars
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.37
1.463
10
Archer
FX
10:00 PM
0.34
0.676
11
Lip Sync Battle
Spike
10:00 PM
0.34
0.811
12
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.32
1.680
13
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.32
1.004
14
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.31
0.683
15
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.30
0.758
16
Clarence
Cartoon
5:00 PM
0.30
1.362
17
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.29
1.562
18
Million Dollar Listing New York
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.28
0.825
19
The Powerpuff Girls
Cartoon
6:00 PM
0.28
1.319
20
The Real World: Go Big or Go Home
MTV
10:00 PM
0.27
0.468
21
Teen Titans Go!
Cartoon
6:30 PM
0.27
1.484
22
We Bare Bears
Cartoon
7:00 PM
0.27
1.385
23
River Monsters
Animal
10:04 PM
0.25
0.624
24
Life Below Zero
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.24
1.382
25
Mary Mary
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.23
0.591
26
The Amazing World of Gumball
Cartoon
5:30 PM
0.23
1.284
27
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.23
0.460
28
House of Horrors: Kidnapped
ID
10:00 PM
0.23
0.884
29
Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case
ID
9:00 PM
0.22
0.914
30
Masters of Flip
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.21
0.959
31
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.20
0.519
32
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.18
0.473
33
@Midnight
Comedy
12:01 AM
0.17
0.347
34
Comedy Knockout
TruTV
10:30 PM
0.14
0.330
35
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson
History
11:03 PM
0.14
0.454
36
Sisters in Law
WE tv
10:00 PM
0.13
0.397
37
Adam Devine’s House Party
Comedy
12:31 AM
0.13
0.264
38
L.A. Clippers Dance Squad
E!
8:00 PM
0.13
0.256
39
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.12
0.604
40
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:02 PM
0.12
0.450
41
Primal Survivor
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.11
0.634
42
Orphan Black
BBCA
10:00 PM
0.10
0.242
43
Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack
TruTV
11:01 PM
0.08
0.196
44
Night Class
History
11:38 PM
0.08
0.251
45
The Dude Perfect Show
CMT
9:00 PM
0.07
0.191
46
MLB Baseball
MLBN
10:32 PM
0.06
0.197
47
Carnival Eats
Cooking
9:30 PM
0.06
0.159
48
The Ed Bassmaster Show
CMT
9:30 PM
0.05
0.127
49
After the Black
BBCA
10:00 PM
0.04
0.092
50
Man vs. Child: Chef Showdown
FYI
8:00 PM
0.04
0.179
51
Gigolos
Showtime
11:00 PM
0.03
0.123

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's The Graham Norton Show; Cooking's Cheap Eats; Destination America's Unsealed: Alien Files; FXX's Animation Domination; NatGeoWild's Dolphins of Shark Bay & Secret Life of Pearls; and Viceland's Huang's World & King of the Road.


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.