Monday, May 2, 2016

Friday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'NFL Draft,' 'Alaskan Bush People,' 'Stuck in the Middle,' 'Wynonna Earp' & More!

On April 29, 2016, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.24 - followed by NFL Network's 2016 NFL Draft (0.56), Discovery's Alaskan Bush People (0.44) and NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.33).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 2.914 million viewers - followed by Alaskan Bush People (1.925), Disney's Stuck in the Middle (1.530) and Disney's Bunk'd (1.478).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Friday, April 29


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
10:40 PM
1.24
2.914
2
NBA Basketball
ESPN
7:59 PM
0.95
2.341
3
2016 NFL Draft
NFL
7:00 PM
0.56
1.366
4
Alaskan Bush People
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.44
1.925
5
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:02 PM
0.33
0.923
6
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:39 PM
0.31
0.680
7
Bunk’d
Disney
8:00 PM
0.29
1.478
8
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
10:00 PM
0.25
1.049
9
Stuck in the Middle
Disney
8:30 PM
0.25
1.530
10
Trailblazers
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.22
0.803
11
Tanked
Animal
10:02 PM
0.22
0.599
12
Atlanta Plastic
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.21
0.571
13
For Better or Worse
OWN
9:00 PM
0.21
0.697
14
Say Yes to the Dress
TLC
9:00 PM
0.19
0.756
15
Backstage
Disney
9:00 PM
0.19
1.177
16
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.19
0.446
17
The People’s Couch
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.18
0.499
18
Kendra on Top
WE tv
9:30 PM
0.18
0.452
19
Kendra on Top
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.17
0.417
20
Wynonna Earp
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.15
0.643
21
VICE
HBO
11:00 PM
0.15
0.514
22
Premier Boxing Champions
Spike
9:00 PM
0.14
0.513
23
Ghost Brothers
Destination
10:00 PM
0.14
0.443
24
Banshee
Cinemax
10:00 PM
0.12
0.390
25
Million Dollar Genius
History
3:00 PM
0.09
0.297
26
Million Dollar Genius
History
4:00 PM
0.09
0.296
27
MLB Baseball
MLBN
7:00 PM
0.07
0.311

No rating information was made immediately available for NatGeoWild's United States of Animals; Oxygen's Quit Your Day Job; Pivot's Angry Planet & Islands of the Future; and Showtime's The Drew & W. Kamau Bell: Semi-Prominent Negro.


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.