Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Sunday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta,' 'MTV Movie & TV Awards,' 'Billions' & More!

On May 7, 2017, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.91 - followed by Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta (1.34), Bravo's The Real Housewives of Potomac (0.75) and Discovery's Naked and Afraid (0.75).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 4.936 million viewers - followed by The Real Housewives of Atlanta (3.148), ESPN's MLB Baseball (2.426) and Naked and Afraid (2.141).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Sunday, May 7


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
9:08 PM
1.91
4.936
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
6:30 PM
1.76
4.567
3
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bravo
8:00 PM
1.34
3.148
4
The Real Housewives of Potomac
Bravo
9:01 PM
0.75
1.769
5
Naked and Afraid
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.75
2.141
6
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.68
2.426
7
Naked and Afraid
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.65
1.950
8
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
E!
9:00 PM
0.63
1.247
9
2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards
MTV
8:00 PM
0.61
1.177
10
Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell
Adult Swim
11:30 PM
0.54
1.154
11
Into the Badlands
AMC
10:00 PM
0.50
1.293
12
American Race - Sneak Peek
TNT
12:25 AM
0.48
1.143
13
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:01 PM
0.47
1.281
14
Iron Chef Gauntlet
Food
9:00 PM
0.45
1.385
15
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.44
1.875
16
Teen Mom
MTV
6:30 PM
0.43
0.808
17
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
9:30 PM
0.41
1.777
18
Silicon Valley
HBO
10:01 PM
0.40
0.774
19
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
HBO
11:01 PM
0.40
1.184
20
Island Life
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.38
1.608
21
Island Life
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.37
1.642
22
Wicked Tuna
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.37
1.237
23
Lakefront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.36
1.748
24
Lakefront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.36
1.665
25
Return to Amish
TLC
8:00 PM
0.35
1.240
26
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
10:57 AM
0.34
0.767
27
Cradle Swapping
Lifetime
8:00 PM
0.34
1.213
28
Lip Sync Battle
MTV
7:30 PM
0.33
0.687
29
Disappeared
ID
9:00 PM
0.32
1.079
30
Basketball Wives
VH1
7:00 PM
0.32
0.658
31
Scene of the Crime with Tony Harris
ID
10:00 PM
0.31
1.064
32
American Gods
Starz
9:01 PM
0.30
0.710
33
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
8:00 PM
0.29
0.973
34
The Leftovers
HBO
9:01 PM
0.29
0.812
35
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:00 PM
0.28
0.743
36
River Monsters
Animal
9:00 PM
0.28
0.778
37
The Arrangement
E!
10:00 PM
0.26
0.560
38
Billions
Showtime
10:02 PM
0.26
1.019
39
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.24
0.639
40
Good Witch
Hallmark
9:00 PM
0.24
2.111
41
The Powerpuff Girls
Cartoon
5:30 PM
0.23
0.851
42
The White Princess
Starz
8:02 PM
0.21
0.845
43
Iron Chef Eats
Food
11:00 PM
0.20
0.661
44
Veep
HBO
10:32 PM
0.18
0.486
45
Mary Kills People
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.17
0.641
46
Iron Chef Eats
Food
11:30 PM
0.17
0.578
47
PBA Bowling
ESPN
1:00 PM
0.16
0.551
48
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
8:24 AM
0.16
0.358
49
Snapped
Oxygen
6:00 PM
0.15
0.439
50
Primal Survivor
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.15
0.487
51
2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards
Spike
8:00 PM
0.13
0.290
52
2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards
VH1
8:00 PM
0.12
0.306
53
2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards
BET
8:00 PM
0.12
0.325
54
Food Paradise
Travel
8:00 PM
0.11
0.331
55
2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards
Comedy
8:00 PM
0.11
0.236
56
Talking with Chris Hardwick
AMC
11:00 PM
0.11
0.293
57
College Baseball
ESPN
3:00 PM
0.09
0.236
58
2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards
TV Land
8:00 PM
0.09
0.303
59
Big Time RV
Travel
9:30 PM
0.08
0.286
60
Guerrilla
Showtime
9:00 PM
0.01
0.085

No rating information was made immediately available for American Heroes' L.A Riots: As We Watched; Comedy Central's The Gorburger Show; DIY's Salvage Dawgs; NatGeoWild's Wild Thailand & Wild Bahamas; PBS' Call the Midwife & Home Fires; and Showtime's The Circus.


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.