Monday, May 15, 2017

Friday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'Real Time,' 'Live PD,' 'RuPaul’s Drag Race,' 'NHL Hockey' & More!

On May 12, 2017, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.59 - followed by HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher (0.41), A&E's Live PD (0.40) and VH1's RuPaul's Drag Race (0.37).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 4.262 million viewers - followed by Real Time with Bill Maher (1.817), Disney's Andi Mack (1.491) and HGTV's House Hunters International (1.364).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, May 12

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
8:00 PM
1.59
4.262
2
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
10:00 PM
0.41
1.817
3
Live PD
A&E
9:00 PM
0.40
1.198
4
RuPaul’s Drag Race
VH1
8:00 PM
0.37
0.738
5
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
9:02 PM
0.31
0.856
6
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.28
1.364
7
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Food
9:00 PM
0.27
0.807
8
Ginormous Food
Food
8:00 PM
0.27
0.789
9
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.27
1.338
10
Ancient Aliens
History
9:00 PM
0.27
1.074
11
Andi Mack
Disney
8:30 PM
0.24
1.491
12
Tanked
Animal
10:00 PM
0.21
0.589
13
Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.21
0.519
14
Yukon Men
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.17
1.025
15
Mark Normand: Don’t Be Yourself
Comedy
12:00 AM
0.14
0.316
16
Daughter for Sale
LMN
8:00 PM
0.14
0.608
17
ELeague
TBS
10:00 PM
0.11
0.221
18
American Race
TNT
9:00 PM
0.11
0.297
19
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.11
0.300
20
Greatest Ever
TruTV
11:30 PM
0.10
0.255
21
E! News
E!
10:31 PM
0.10
0.263
22
Legend Hunter
Travel
11:00 PM
0.09
0.364
23
Ghost Brothers
Destination
10:00 PM
0.09
0.229
24
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
2:53 PM
0.09
0.205
25
Animals
HBO
11:31 PM
0.08
0.239
26
American Race
TNT
10:00 PM
0.08
0.248
27
Texas Flip and Move
DIY
9:00 PM
0.08
0.595
28
VICE
HBO
7:30 PM
0.08
0.251
29
Animal Fight Night
NatGeoWild
9:00 PM
0.07
0.350
30
Australia’s Deadly Monsters
NatGeoWild
10:00 PM
0.06
0.263
31
MLB Baseball
MLBN
8:16 PM
0.04
0.274

No rating information was made immediately available for Viceland's Motherboard.


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.