Friday, May 27, 2016

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'NHL Hockey,' 'WWE SmackDown,' '60 Days In,' 'Inside Amy Schumer' & More!

On May 26, 2016, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 3.99 - followed by NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.89), USA's WWE SmackDown! (0.59) and A&E's 60 Days In (0.58).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 9.998 million viewers - followed by NHL Hockey (2.523), WWE SmackDown! (2.112) and HGTV's House Hunters (1.923).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Thursday, May 26


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
9:00 PM
3.99
9.998
2
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:03 PM
0.89
2.523
3
WWE SmackDown!
USA
8:00 PM
0.59
2.112
4
60 Days In
A&E
9:00 PM
0.58
1.338
5
Alone
History
9:00 PM
0.43
1.718
6
Million Dollar Listing New York
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.40
1.133
7
Mountain Men
History
10:03 PM
0.39
1.920
8
Archer
FX
10:00 PM
0.38
0.759
9
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.38
1.923
10
Regular Show
Cartoon
7:45 PM
0.37
1.352
11
Steven Universe
Cartoon
7:00 PM
0.35
1.371
12
Adventure Time
Cartoon
7:30 PM
0.35
1.355
13
The First 48
A&E
8:00 PM
0.35
1.020
14
Lip Sync Battle
Spike
10:00 PM
0.34
0.803
15
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.34
1.229
16
The Powerpuff Girls
Cartoon
6:30 PM
0.30
1.267
17
River Monsters
Animal
9:01 PM
0.29
0.902
18
Inside Amy Schumer
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.29
0.551
19
89th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.28
0.859
20
Masters of Flip
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.27
1.108
21
Braxton Family Values
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.26
0.686
22
Teen Titans Go!
Cartoon
6:00 PM
0.26
1.267
23
The Real World: Go Big or Go Home
MTV
10:00 PM
0.25
0.454
24
Las Vegas Law
ID
10:00 PM
0.23
0.871
25
Life Below Zero
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.23
1.185
26
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.22
0.517
27
The Amazing World of Gumball
Cartoon
5:00 PM
0.22
1.051
28
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.20
0.632
29
Clarence
Cartoon
5:30 PM
0.20
1.071
30
The Real World: Go Big or Go Home
MTV
11:02 PM
0.20
0.388
31
The People’s Couch
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.18
0.550
32
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.18
0.480
33
Match Made in Heaven
WE tv
10:00 PM
0.17
0.469
34
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson
History
11:03 PM
0.15
0.520
35
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.15
0.440
36
The Dude Perfect Show
CMT
9:00 PM
0.13
0.305
37
Showing Roots
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.13
0.486
38
@Midnight
Comedy
12:01 AM
0.13
0.304
39
Comedy Knockout
TruTV
10:30 PM
0.12
0.317
40
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.12
0.367
41
Animation Domination
FXX
12:00 AM
0.10
0.180
42
Orphan Black
BBCA
10:00 PM
0.10
0.258
43
Primal Survivor
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.09
0.466
44
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson
History
11:33 PM
0.09
0.313
45
Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement
BET
9:00 PM
0.07
0.207
46
MLB Baseball
MLBN
7:00 PM
0.06
0.299
47
Cheap Eats
Cooking
10:00 PM
0.06
0.141
48
Carnival Eats
Cooking
9:00 PM
0.06
0.191
49
After the Black
BBCA
11:00 PM
0.05
0.111
50
Bringing Up Bates
Up
9:00 PM
0.04
0.182
51
What’s My Car Worth
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.04
0.184
52
Submission
Showtime
11:00 PM
0.03
0.119

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; Pivot's Occupied; 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.