Friday, May 6, 2016

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

On May 5, 2016, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.36 - followed by A&E's 60 Days In (0.78), USA's WWE SmackDown! (0.71) and Spike's Lip Sync Battle (0.50).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 3.496 million viewers - followed by WWE SmackDown! (2.346), HGTV's House Hunters (1.887) and Nickelodeon's The Loud House (1.786).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Thursday, May 5


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
8:04 PM
1.36
3.496
2
60 Days In
A&E
10:00 PM
0.78
1.628
3
WWE SmackDown!
USA
8:00 PM
0.71
2.346
4
Lip Sync Battle
Spike
10:00 PM
0.50
1.042
5
Alone
History
9:00 PM
0.46
1.637
6
Archer
FX
10:00 PM
0.40
0.834
7
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:03 PM
0.40
1.102
8
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.40
1.887
9
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.39
1.755
10
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.37
0.753
11
Project Runway All Stars
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.37
1.488
12
The Loud House
Nickelodeon
5:00 PM
0.36
1.786
13
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.33
1.104
14
Mountain Men
History
10:03 PM
0.31
1.433
15
River Monsters
Animal
10:04 PM
0.29
0.801
16
Masters of Flip
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.29
1.172
17
Million Dollar Listing New York
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.28
0.903
18
Mary Mary
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.26
0.652
19
Adventure Time
Cartoon
7:45 PM
0.26
1.013
20
We Bare Bears
Cartoon
7:00 PM
0.25
1.158
21
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.25
0.652
22
Inside Amy Schumer
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.25
0.533
23
The Real World: Go Big or Go Home
MTV
10:00 PM
0.25
0.468
24
Regular Show
Cartoon
7:30 PM
0.25
1.018
25
Teen Titans Go!
Cartoon
6:30 PM
0.24
1.167
26
Life Below Zero
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.24
1.225
27
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.23
0.691
28
Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case
ID
9:00 PM
0.23
1.014
29
House of Horrors: Kidnapped
ID
10:30 PM
0.22
0.759
30
Clarence
Cartoon
5:00 PM
0.21
0.967
31
House of Horrors: Kidnapped
ID
10:00 PM
0.21
0.763
32
The Amazing World of Gumball
Cartoon
5:30 PM
0.21
1.038
33
The Powerpuff Girls
Cartoon
6:00 PM
0.20
1.017
34
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.20
0.404
35
L.A. Clippers Dance Squad
E!
8:00 PM
0.18
0.349
36
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson
History
11:03 PM
0.14
0.498
37
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.13
0.454
38
@Midnight
Comedy
12:01 AM
0.13
0.305
39
Ridiculousness
MTV
11:34 PM
0.13
0.298
40
Sisters in Law
WE tv
10:02 PM
0.12
0.413
41
Comedy Knockout
TruTV
10:30 PM
0.12
0.286
42
Primal Survivor
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.11
0.447
43
Adam Devine’s House Party
Comedy
12:31 AM
0.10
0.191
44
Night Class
History
11:39 PM
0.10
0.279
45
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:01 PM
0.09
0.319
46
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.08
0.526
47
Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack
TruTV
11:01 PM
0.08
0.189
48
Orphan Black
BBCA
10:00 PM
0.08
0.218
49
Building Off the Grid
DIY
10:30 PM
0.07
0.376
50
Mexicanicos
Velocity
8:00 PM
0.07
0.236
51
MLB Baseball
MLBN
9:59 PM
0.07
0.182
52
The Dude Perfect Show
CMT
9:00 PM
0.06
0.168
53
Building Off the Grid
DIY
10:00 PM
0.06
0.318
54
Mexicanicos
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.06
0.255
55
Building Alaska
DIY
9:00 PM
0.06
0.312
56
The Ed Bassmaster Show
CMT
9:30 PM
0.06
0.105
57
Animation Domination
FXX
12:00 AM
0.06
0.106
58
After the Black
BBCA
11:00 PM
0.05
0.100
59
Bringing Up Bates
Up
9:00 PM
0.05
0.199
60
Gigolos
Showtime
11:00 PM
0.03
0.113
61
Man vs. Child: Chef Showdown
FYI
9:00 PM
0.03
0.130

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's The Graham Norton Show; Cooking's Carnival Eats & Cheap Eats; Destination America's Unsealed: Alien Files; Reelz's The Exorcist: Satan Inside; Science's Machines: How They Work; 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.