Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Tuesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'Deadliest Catch,' 'Chrisley Knows Best,' 'If Loving You Is Wrong,' 'Faking It' & More!

On May 17, 2016, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.30 - followed by Discovery's Deadliest Catch (0.71), USA's Chrisley Knows Best (0.62) and OWN's If Loving You Is Wrong (0.61).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 5.405 million viewers - followed by If Loving You Is Wrong (2.283), Deadliest Catch (2.129) and Nickelodeon's The Loud House (1.647).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Tuesday, May 17


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
8:29 PM
2.30
5.405
2
Deadliest Catch
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.71
2.129
3
Chrisley Knows Best
USA
10:00 PM
0.62
1.509
4
If Loving You Is Wrong
OWN
9:00 PM
0.61
2.283
5
Ink Master
Spike
10:00 PM
0.57
1.190
6
Botched
E!
9:00 PM
0.44
1.061
7
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:07 PM
0.42
1.113
8
Top Gear
History
9:00 PM
0.41
0.983
9
Chopped Junior
Food
8:00 PM
0.40
1.109
10
Below Deck Mediterranean
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.37
0.927
11
The Last Alaskans
Discovery
10:02 PM
0.36
1.328
12
Little People, Big World
TLC
9:00 PM
0.35
1.387
13
Awkward
MTV
10:00 PM
0.33
0.592
14
Bad Girls Club: Twisted Sisters
Oxygen
8:00 PM
0.32
0.608
15
The Loud House
Nickelodeon
5:00 PM
0.32
1.647
16
Chopped
Food
10:00 PM
0.32
1.009
17
Good Bones
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.30
1.373
18
Storage Wars
A&E
10:31 PM
0.30
1.071
19
Ink Master: Redemption
Spike
11:00 PM
0.29
0.752
20
Dance Moms
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.29
0.738
21
Storage Wars
A&E
10:00 PM
0.27
1.072
22
First Impressions with Dana Carvey
USA
10:31 PM
0.27
0.677
23
Murder Among Friends
ID
10:00 PM
0.26
0.926
24
America’s Greatest Makers
TBS
9:30 PM
0.26
0.619
25
Outdaughtered
TLC
10:01 PM
0.25
1.067
26
See No Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.22
0.797
27
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.21
0.547
28
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.20
0.585
29
Faking It
MTV
10:31 PM
0.19
0.396
30
Car Hunters
History
10:03 PM
0.19
0.563
31
Car Hunters
History
10:33 PM
0.18
0.569
32
Chasing Destiny
BET
10:00 PM
0.17
0.402
33
Hack My Life
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.16
0.372
34
@Midnight
Comedy
12:01 AM
0.16
0.334
35
Separation Anxiety
TBS
10:00 PM
0.16
0.377
36
Stitchers
Freeform
10:00 PM
0.15
0.374
37
Rickey Smiley for Real
TV One
8:00 PM
0.14
0.345
38
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.14
0.438
39
The Night Manager
AMC
10:00 PM
0.14
0.678
40
Inside the Label
BET
9:00 PM
0.14
0.314
41
Bizarre Foods
Travel
9:00 PM
0.12
0.333
42
Inside the Label
BET
8:00 PM
0.11
0.239
43
The BET Life of...
BET
7:00 PM
0.10
0.226
44
Space’s Deepest Secrets
Science
10:01 PM
0.10
0.361
45
Living With Funny
Oxygen
9:00 PM
0.09
0.248
46
Arranged
FYI
9:00 PM
0.09
0.243
47
Tour Group
Bravo
10:30 PM
0.09
0.300
48
IMPACT Wrestling
Pop
9:00 PM
0.08
0.311
49
Idiot Test
GSN
10:00 PM
0.08
0.342
50
MLB Baseball
MLBN
9:43 PM
0.07
0.184
51
Mega Decks
DIY
9:30 PM
0.07
0.169
52
Idiot Test
GSN
10:30 PM
0.07
0.287
53
Mega Decks
DIY
9:00 PM
0.07
0.151
54
Like a Boss
Oxygen
9:30 PM
0.06
0.146
55
Weird Wonders
BBCA
11:00 PM
0.06
0.172
56
Legendary Motorcar
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.06
0.218
57
Friday Night Tykes: Steel Country
Esquire
9:00 PM
0.03
0.073
58
Boundless
Esquire
10:00 PM
0.02
0.040

No rating information was made immediately available for DirecTV's You Me Her and Almost There.


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.