Monday, May 9, 2016

Friday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'Alaskan Bush People,' 'The Loud House,' 'Ancient Aliens,' 'Tanked,' 'Banshee' & More!

On May 6, 2016, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.07 - followed by Discovery's Alaskan Bush People (0.73), Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants (0.44) and Nickelodeon's The Loud House (0.38).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 4.993 million viewers - followed by Alaskan Bush People (3.103), SpongeBob SquarePants (1.801) and The Loud House (1.740).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, May 6


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
9:40 PM
2.07
4.993
2
NBA Basketball
ESPN
6:59 PM
1.23
3.184
3
Alaskan Bush People
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.73
3.103
4
SpongeBob SquarePants
Nickelodeon
5:30 PM
0.44
1.801
5
The Loud House
Nickelodeon
5:00 PM
0.38
1.740
6
Ancient Aliens
History
9:00 PM
0.36
1.247
7
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:02 PM
0.30
0.879
8
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Food
10:00 PM
0.30
0.909
9
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
10:00 PM
0.28
1.196
10
Trailblazers
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.25
0.938
11
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.23
0.552
12
Tanked
Animal
10:02 PM
0.22
0.542
13
For Better or Worse
OWN
9:00 PM
0.22
0.716
14
Kendra on Top
WE tv
9:30 PM
0.16
0.366
15
The People’s Couch
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.15
0.403
16
Wynonna Earp
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.15
0.548
17
Say Yes to the Dress
TLC
9:00 PM
0.14
0.749
18
Kendra on Top
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.14
0.341
19
Insane Pools: Off the Deep End
Animal
9:01 PM
0.13
0.410
20
Banshee
Cinemax
10:00 PM
0.13
0.425
21
Atlanta Plastic
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.12
0.400
22
Ghost Brothers
Destination
10:00 PM
0.12
0.425
23
Backstage
Disney
9:00 PM
0.12
0.847
24
VICE
HBO
11:00 PM
0.11
0.407
25
MLB Baseball
MLBN
2:11 PM
0.08
0.306
26
MLB Baseball
MLBN
7:00 PM
0.08
0.330
27
Animals Gone Wild
NatGeoWild
9:00 PM
0.04
0.232

No rating information was made immediately available for NatGeoWild's United States of Animals; Oxygen's Quit Your Day Job; and Showtime's Brand: A Second Coming.


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.