Thursday, October 20, 2016

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'Presidential Debate,' 'MLB Baseball,' 'American Horror Story: Roanoke,' 'South Park' & More!

On October 19, 2016, CNN's Presidential Debate was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.70 - followed by Fox News' Presidential Debate (2.36), FS1's MLB Baseball (1.83) and FX's American Horror Story: Roanoke (1.36).

Fox News' Presidential Debate was the most viewed program with 11.378 million viewers - followed by CNN's Presidential Debate (8.761), MLB Baseball (5.813) and MSNBC's Presidential Debate (5.549).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, October 19


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Presidential Debate
CNN
9:03 PM
2.70
8.761
2
Presidential Debate
Fox News
9:03 PM
2.36
11.378
3
MLB Baseball
FS1
8:01 PM
1.83
5.813
4
American Horror Story: Roanoke
FX
10:00 PM
1.36
2.482
5
Presidential Debate
MSNBC
9:04 PM
1.21
5.549
6
South Park
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.76
1.321
7
MLB Baseball
TBS
4:00 PM
0.71
2.847
8
Little Women: Atlanta
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.50
1.275
9
Little Women: LA
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.47
1.358
10
NBA Basketball
ESPN
10:05 PM
0.43
1.014
11
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.42
1.073
12
Worst Cooks in America
Food
9:00 PM
0.35
1.081
13
The Loud House
Nickelodeon
5:00 PM
0.35
1.719
14
Total Bellas
E!
8:00 PM
0.32
0.625
15
Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda
ID
10:00 PM
0.29
1.136
16
NBA Basketball
ESPN
7:35 PM
0.28
0.723
17
Property Brothers
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.27
1.252
18
Legends of Chamberlain Heights
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.25
0.468
19
Lip Sync Battle
Spike
9:00 PM
0.24
0.559
20
Betrayed
ID
9:00 PM
0.24
0.929
21
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.24
1.360
22
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.24
1.292
23
Presidential Debate
CNBC
9:00 PM
0.23
0.560
24
Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti
Travel
9:00 PM
0.22
0.732
25
Real World Seattle: Bad Blood
MTV
10:00 PM
0.22
0.336
26
Ghost Hunters
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.20
0.649
27
@Midnight
Comedy
11:34 PM
0.20
0.423
28
All In with Cam Newton
Nickelodeon
8:30 PM
0.19
0.944
29
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.16
0.425
30
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:03 PM
0.15
0.383
31
Paranormal Witness
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.15
0.472
32
Catching Kelce
E!
9:00 PM
0.13
0.260
33
The Lodge
Disney
5:00 PM
0.13
0.707
34
Presidential Debate
FBN
9:03 PM
0.12
0.719
35
You’re the Worst
FXX
10:00 PM
0.12
0.198
36
Younger
TV Land
10:00 PM
0.12
0.453
37
That Awkward Game Show
Spike
10:02 PM
0.11
0.262
38
Border Wars
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.09
0.287
39
Fantomworks
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.09
0.382
40
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.08
0.235
41
Garage Squad
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.07
0.299
42
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:30 PM
0.07
0.189
43
Impastor
TV Land
10:31 PM
0.07
0.296
44
Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons
HBO
10:00 PM
0.05
0.115

No rating information was made immediately available for American Heroes' Cold War Armageddon; DIY's Restoring Charleston; El Rey's Lucha Underground; Pop's Unusually Thicke; and Viceland's Desus & Mero.


NOTE: For the 2016-17 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2832 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.