Monday, May 8, 2017

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

On May 5, 2017, NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.92 - followed by A&E's Live PD (0.48), NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.44) and HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher (0.42).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 4.907 million viewers - followed by Real Time with Bill Maher (1.605), Live PD (1.426) and Disney's Andi Mack (1.410).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, May 5


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
9:41 PM
1.92
4.907
2
NBA Basketball
ESPN
6:59 PM
1.42
3.642
3
Live PD
A&E
9:00 PM
0.48
1.426
4
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:03 PM
0.44
1.112
5
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
10:00 PM
0.42
1.605
6
RuPaul’s Drag Race
VH1
8:00 PM
0.33
0.694
7
Ginormous Food
Food
8:00 PM
0.27
0.789
8
Ridiculousness
MTV
8:00 PM
0.26
0.510
9
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:45 PM
0.26
0.568
10
Ancient Aliens
History
9:00 PM
0.26
1.187
11
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.24
1.093
12
Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.23
0.595
13
Teen Titans Go!
Cartoon
6:00 PM
0.23
1.180
14
Andi Mack
Disney
8:30 PM
0.22
1.410
15
Yukon Men
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.20
1.278
16
Tanked
Animal
10:00 PM
0.18
0.542
17
Mommy’s Prison Secret
LMN
8:00 PM
0.15
0.699
18
Greatest Ever
TruTV
11:30 PM
0.13
0.243
19
Texas Flip and Move
DIY
9:00 PM
0.11
0.638
20
Dr. Miami
WE tv
10:10 PM
0.11
0.266
21
Animals
HBO
11:30 PM
0.10
0.247
22
ELeague
TBS
10:00 PM
0.09
0.160
23
E! News
E!
11:02 PM
0.08
0.300
24
VICE
HBO
7:30 PM
0.08
0.217
25
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.08
0.229
26
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
2:59 PM
0.07
0.201
27
Ghost Brothers
Destination
10:00 PM
0.07
0.256
28
Australia’s Deadly Monsters
NatGeoWild
10:00 PM
0.06
0.332
29
Animal Fight Night
NatGeoWild
9:00 PM
0.06
0.349
30
MLB Baseball
MLBN
2:21 PM
0.06
0.355

No rating information was made immediately available for Reelz's Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang; Showtime's Al Madrigal: Shrimpin' Ain't Easy; and Viceland's Tattoo Age.


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.