Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Saturday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'Samurai Jack,' 'NASCAR Racing,' 'The Wizard of Lies,' 'The Art of Us' & More!

On May 20, 2017, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.13 - followed by Adult Swim's Samurai Jack (0.67), FS1's NASCAR Racing (0.58) and HBO's Boxing (0.37).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 6.332 million viewers - followed by NASCAR Racing (2.868), Hallmark's The Art of Us (1.874) and Nickelodeon's Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (1.535).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Saturday, May 20

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
8:59 PM
2.13
6.332
2
Samurai Jack
Adult Swim
11:00 PM
0.67
1.458
3
NASCAR Racing
FS1
8:05 PM
0.58
2.868
4
Boxing
HBO
11:01 PM
0.37
0.961
5
Boxing
HBO
11:40 PM
0.31
0.767
6
Boxing
HBO
10:31 PM
0.31
0.760
7
The Wizard of Lies
HBO
8:00 PM
0.30
1.501
8
Lakefront Bargain Hunt: Renovation
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.29
1.346
9
Lakefront Bargain Hunt: Renovation
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.28
1.218
10
NASCAR Racing
FS1
5:55 PM
0.27
1.711
11
Game Shakers
Nickelodeon
8:00 PM
0.25
1.398
12
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nickelodeon
8:30 PM
0.24
1.535
13
The Art of Us
Hallmark
9:00 PM
0.23
1.874
14
Iyanla, Fix My Life
OWN
9:00 PM
0.21
0.776
15
Fatal Vows
ID
10:00 PM
0.21
0.913
16
Doctor Who
BBCA
9:00 PM
0.18
0.565
17
College Softball
ESPN
12:30 PM
0.18
0.616
18
Nate.& Jeremiah by Design
TLC
9:00 PM
0.17
0.728
19
The Dead Files
Travel
10:00 PM
0.16
0.613
20
College Softball
ESPN
3:39 PM
0.15
0.596
21
The Book of John Gray
OWN
10:00 PM
0.15
0.487
22
Seduced by a Stranger
LMN
8:00 PM
0.15
0.754
23
The Son
AMC
9:00 PM
0.14
1.261
24
Say Yes to the Dress: UK
TLC
8:00 PM
0.14
0.560
25
Gangland Undercover
History
7:00 PM
0.14
0.531
26
Boxing
Showtime
8:51 PM
0.13
0.481
27
College Softball
ESPN
5:00 PM
0.12
0.448
28
Gangland Undercover
History
11:03 PM
0.12
0.379
29
Boxing
Showtime
7:56 PM
0.11
0.354
30
Boxing
Showtime
8:39 PM
0.11
0.377
31
My Cat From Hell
Animal
9:00 PM
0.11
0.588
32
Gangland Undercover
History
10:03 PM
0.11
0.412
33
Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER
NatGeoWild
10:00 PM
0.10
0.553
34
Gangland Undercover
History
8:00 PM
0.10
0.412
35
Gangland Undercover
History
9:00 PM
0.10
0.363
36
Mountain Monsters
Destination
10:00 PM
0.10
0.560
37
12 Monkeys
Syfy
8:00 PM
0.10
0.397
38
Boxing
Showtime
7:45 PM
0.10
0.284
39
Autopsy
Reelz
8:00 PM
0.10
0.257
40
Boxing
Showtime
9:20 PM
0.09
0.319
41
Boxing
Showtime
6:53 PM
0.09
0.267
42
Bandit Patrol
NatGeoWild
9:00 PM
0.08
0.477
43
The Vet Life
Animal
10:00 PM
0.08
0.613
44
Boxing
Showtime
6:14 PM
0.07
0.228
45
12 Monkeys
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.07
0.315
46
12 Monkeys
Syfy
10:01 PM
0.07
0.313
47
Premier Boxing Champions
FS1
10:00 PM
0.07
0.364
48
Class
BBCA
10:00 PM
0.05
0.202
49
The Son
Sundance
9:00 PM
0.02
0.224


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.