Friday, May 13, 2016

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' '60 Days In,' 'WWE SmackDown,' 'Lip Sync Battle,' 'Mountain Men' & More!

On May 12, 2016, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.07 - followed by A&E's 60 Days In (0.72), USA's WWE SmackDown! (0.67) and Spike's Lip Sync Battle (0.47).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 5.229 million viewers - followed by WWE SmackDown! (2.262), HGTV's House Hunters International (1.804) and History's Mountain Men (1.754).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Thursday, May 12


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
8:27 PM
2.07
5.229
2
60 Days In
A&E
10:00 PM
0.72
1.627
3
WWE SmackDown!
USA
8:00 PM
0.67
2.262
4
Lip Sync Battle
Spike
10:00 PM
0.47
0.996
5
Steven Universe
Cartoon
7:00 PM
0.46
1.693
6
Alone
History
9:00 PM
0.46
1.579
7
Mountain Men
History
10:03 PM
0.42
1.754
8
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
9:01 PM
0.41
1.061
9
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.41
0.843
10
The Loud House
Nickelodeon
5:00 PM
0.40
1.773
11
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.38
1.804
12
Adventure Time
Cartoon
7:45 PM
0.38
1.381
13
Archer
FX
10:00 PM
0.38
0.760
14
Regular Show
Cartoon
7:30 PM
0.36
1.402
15
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.36
1.740
16
Million Dollar Listing New York
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.34
1.045
17
Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks
Nickelodeon
5:30 PM
0.33
1.594
18
Teen Titans Go!
Cartoon
6:30 PM
0.33
1.356
19
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.32
1.027
20
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.30
0.814
21
The Powerpuff Girls
Cartoon
6:00 PM
0.27
1.174
22
The Amazing World of Gumball
Cartoon
5:30 PM
0.25
1.136
23
River Monsters
Animal
10:04 PM
0.25
0.664
24
Inside Amy Schumer
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.24
0.548
25
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.24
0.534
26
Clarence
Cartoon
5:00 PM
0.23
1.086
27
Masters of Flip
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.22
1.078
28
The Real World: Go Big or Go Home
MTV
11:02 PM
0.22
0.398
29
Life Below Zero
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.22
1.142
30
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.22
0.480
31
The Real World: Go Big or Go Home
MTV
10:00 PM
0.22
0.406
32
Las Vegas Law
ID
10:00 PM
0.20
0.841
33
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.18
0.513
34
Comedy Knockout
TruTV
10:30 PM
0.15
0.368
35
@Midnight
Comedy
12:01 AM
0.14
0.314
36
Primal Survivor
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.13
0.487
37
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson
History
11:03 PM
0.13
0.460
38
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson
History
11:33 PM
0.12
0.364
39
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.10
0.650
40
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.10
0.363
41
Sisters in Law
WE tv
10:00 PM
0.08
0.329
42
Orphan Black
BBCA
10:00 PM
0.08
0.223
43
What’s My Car Worth
Velocity
8:30 PM
0.08
0.230
44
What’s My Car Worth
Velocity
8:00 PM
0.07
0.216
45
MLB Baseball
MLBN
7:00 PM
0.07
0.314
46
Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack
TruTV
11:01 PM
0.07
0.182
47
Animation Domination
FXX
12:00 AM
0.06
0.119
48
Carnival Eats
Cooking
9:00 PM
0.06
0.194
49
Machines: How They Work
Science
10:32 PM
0.06
0.250
50
The Dude Perfect Show
CMT
9:00 PM
0.06
0.150
51
Machines: How They Work
Science
10:01 PM
0.06
0.272
52
After the Black
BBCA
11:00 PM
0.05
0.110

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's The Graham Norton Show; CMT's The Ed Bassmaster Show; Cooking's Cheap Eats; Destination America's Unsealed: Alien Files; DIY's Building Alaska & Building Off the Grid; FYI's Man vs. Child: Chef Showdown; Pivot's Occupied; Reelz's James Gandolfini's Legacy; Showtime's Submission; 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.