Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Friday Cable Ratings - 'Orange Bowl,' 'Gold Rush,' 'UFC Prelims,' 'Married to Medicine,' 'Wives with Knives' & More!

On December 30, 2016, ESPN's Orange Bowl was the highest rated show on cable with a 3.36 - followed by ESPN's College Football (1.39), Discovery's Gold Rush (0.92) and FS1's UFC Prelims (0.63).

Orange Bowl was the most viewed program with 11.461 million viewers - followed by College Football (5.026), Gold Rush (3.299) and UFC Prelims (1.511).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Friday, December 30


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Orange Bowl
ESPN
8:11 PM
3.36
11.461
2
College Football
ESPN
3:30 PM
1.39
5.026
3
Gold Rush
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.92
3.299
4
College Football
ESPN
12:00 PM
0.83
3.128
5
UFC Prelims
FS1
8:00 PM
0.63
1.511
6
Married to Medicine
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.29
0.800
7
Truth Is Stranger Than Florida
ID
10:00 PM
0.24
1.033
8
Wives with Knives
ID
9:00 PM
0.24
0.969
9
Married to Medicine Houston
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.19
0.532
10
Paranormal Lockdown
TLC
9:00 PM
0.19
0.588
11
The Perfect Stalker
Lifetime
8:00 PM
0.17
0.747
12
Doomsday: 10 Ways the World Will End
History
9:00 PM
0.16
0.684
13
Married to Medicine Houston
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.14
0.418
14
Alaska Haunting: Dead of Winter
TLC
10:00 PM
0.13
0.477
15
Doomsday: 10 Ways the World Will End
History
10:00 PM
0.12
0.610
16
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.09
0.382
17
Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack
TruTV
11:30 PM
0.07
0.138
18
Payday
Viceland
9:00 PM
0.06
0.122
19
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
8:00 PM
0.06
0.194
20
College Basketball
FS1
10:00 PM
0.06
0.179
21
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
2:53 PM
0.05
0.136
22
It Takes a Killer
Oxygen
11:00 PM
0.04
0.196

No rating information was made immediately available for Epix's Road to the NHL Outdoor Classic.


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.