Monday, March 27, 2017

Friday Cable Ratings - 'NCAA Tournament,' 'RuPaul's Drag Race,' 'Gold Rush,' 'The Rap Game,' 'Real Time,' 'Live PD' & More!

On March 24, 2017, TBS' NCAA Tournament was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.36 - followed by VH1's RuPaul's Drag Race (0.46), Discovery's Gold Rush (0.44) and WE tv's Mama June: From Not to Hot (0.42).

NCAA Tournament was the most viewed program with 4.249 million viewers - followed by HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher (1.761), Gold Rush (1.599) and HGTV's My Lottery Dream Home (1.519).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, March 24


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
10:05 PM
1.36
4.249
2
2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
7:20 PM
0.98
3.259
3
RuPaul’s Drag Race
VH1
8:00 PM
0.46
0.987
4
Gold Rush
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.44
1.599
5
Mama June: From Not to Hot
WE tv
10:00 PM
0.42
1.215
6
The Rap Game
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.42
1.066
7
Bring It!
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.41
1.144
8
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
10:00 PM
0.41
1.761
9
Live PD
A&E
9:00 PM
0.37
1.106
10
My Lottery Dream Home
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.32
1.519
11
Liv and Maddie: Cali Style
Disney
5:30 PM
0.29
1.302
12
Tangled: The Series
Disney
7:30 PM
0.29
1.304
13
World Cup Qualifier
FS1
10:24 PM
0.29
0.579
14
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Food
9:00 PM
0.28
1.050
15
Bunk’d
Disney
6:00 PM
0.25
1.180
16
Ridiculousness
MTV
8:00 PM
0.22
0.489
17
The Pop Game
Lifetime
11:06 PM
0.22
0.579
18
The Powerpuff Girls
Cartoon
7:45 PM
0.19
0.793
19
Hunter Street
Nickelodeon
7:00 PM
0.18
1.048
20
Ghost Brothers
TLC
10:00 PM
0.16
0.535
21
A Haunting
TLC
9:00 PM
0.15
0.562
22
2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.10
0.377
23
Greatest Ever
TruTV
11:00 PM
0.09
0.217
24
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.09
0.279
25
Greatest Ever
TruTV
11:30 PM
0.08
0.200
26
It Takes a Killer
Oxygen
11:00 PM
0.08
0.254
27
Animals
HBO
11:30 PM
0.07
0.206
28
VICE
HBO
7:30 PM
0.07
0.185
29
2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament
ESPN
9:25 PM
0.06
0.339
30
CMT Crossroads
CMT
10:00 PM
0.05
0.175
31
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
8:11 PM
0.05
0.144
32
Cesar Millan’s Dog Nation
NatGeoWild
9:00 PM
0.05
0.258

No rating information was made immediately available for NatGeoWild's Pet Talk.


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.