Thursday, May 12, 2016

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'NHL Hockey,' 'The Challenge,' 'American Pickers,' 'Underground' & More!

On May 11, 2016, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.58 - followed by NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.50), MTV's The Challenge: Rivals III (0.43) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City (0.42).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 6.251 million viewers - followed by History's American Pickers (2.211), Nickelodeon's The Loud House (1.874) and HGTV's House Hunters International (1.724).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, May 11


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
10:53 PM
2.58
6.251
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:00 PM
1.60
4.002
3
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:01 PM
0.50
1.331
4
The Challenge: Rivals III
MTV
10:00 PM
0.43
0.704
5
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.42
1.310
6
American Pickers
History
9:00 PM
0.40
2.211
7
Catfish: The TV Show
MTV
9:00 PM
0.38
0.661
8
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.38
1.724
9
Property Brothers
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.38
1.662
10
Underground
WGN
10:00 PM
0.38
1.012
11
Pawn Stars
History
10:03 PM
0.37
1.674
12
The Loud House
Nickelodeon
5:00 PM
0.37
1.874
13
Bering Sea Gold
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.35
1.207
14
Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks
Nickelodeon
5:30 PM
0.35
1.651
15
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.34
1.630
16
Little Women: NY
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.34
0.977
17
Little Women: LA
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.34
1.039
18
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.32
0.806
19
My 600-Lb. Life
TLC
9:00 PM
0.31
0.925
20
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.27
0.771
21
Listed Sisters
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.27
1.113
22
Fear Thy Neighbor
ID
10:00 PM
0.24
0.911
23
The Americans
FX
10:00 PM
0.23
0.895
24
Two in a Million
TLC
10:01 PM
0.22
0.731
25
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.21
0.528
26
Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn
VH1
8:00 PM
0.21
0.451
27
MLB Baseball
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.21
0.662
28
The Carbonaro Effect
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.20
0.545
29
@Midnight
Comedy
12:01 AM
0.19
0.343
30
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.18
0.498
31
The Ultimate Fighter
FS1
10:00 PM
0.18
0.336
32
Murder U
ID
9:00 PM
0.15
0.695
33
Alaska Mega Machines
Science
10:01 PM
0.15
0.414
34
There Goes the Motherhood
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.14
0.514
35
Skin Wars
GSN
10:00 PM
0.14
0.451
36
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.13
0.497
37
Southern Justice
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.10
0.403
38
Lopez
TV Land
10:00 PM
0.10
0.389
39
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
2:39 PM
0.08
0.189
40
The Fight Game with Jim Lampley
HBO
11:00 PM
0.08
0.180
41
Stone House Revival
DIY
10:00 PM
0.08
0.336
42
Schitt’s Creek
Pop
8:00 PM
0.08
0.252
43
The Yard
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.07
0.257
44
The Soul Man
TV Land
10:30 PM
0.07
0.276
45
Iron Resurrection
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.06
0.214
46
Dinner at Tiffani’s
Cooking
8:00 PM
0.05
0.108
47
MLB Baseball
MLBN
8:00 PM
0.05
0.120

No rating information was made immediately available for American Heroes' Deadly Cults & Inside Secret Societies; DirecTV's Rogue; El Rey's Lucha Underground; IFC's Maron; Reelz's Rob Lowe: Fame and Scandal; SundanceTV's The Last Panthers; Velocity's Junkyard Empire; and Viceland's States of Undress & Vice World of Sports.


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.