Friday, May 5, 2017

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'Swamp People,' 'Evil Stepmothers,' 'Impractical Jokers,' '60 Days In' & More!

On May 4, 2017, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.85 - followed by History's Swamp People (0.47), Nickelodeon's Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks (0.43) and ID's Evil Stepmothers (0.42).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 4.776 million viewers - followed by Swamp People (1.913), Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks (1.845) and HGTV's House Hunters (1.600).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Thursday, May 4


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
10:42 PM
1.85
4.776
2
NBA Basketball
ESPN
7:59 PM
1.58
4.058
3
Swamp People
History
9:00 PM
0.47
1.913
4
Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks
Nickelodeon
5:30 PM
0.43
1.845
5
Evil Stepmothers
ID
10:00 PM
0.42
1.309
6
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.38
0.709
7
60 Days In
A&E
9:00 PM
0.36
0.873
8
Married at First Sight
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.34
1.071
9
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:30 PM
0.31
1.074
10
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.31
0.884
11
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.30
1.600
12
Fear Thy Neighbor
ID
9:00 PM
0.30
1.119
13
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.29
1.521
14
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.28
0.603
15
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.28
0.823
16
Braxton Family Values
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.28
0.748
17
Flip or Flop Vegas
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.27
1.399
18
Lip Sync Battle
Spike
10:00 PM
0.25
0.641
19
Inside the FBI: New York
USA
10:00 PM
0.22
0.698
20
Ben 10
Cartoon
5:00 PM
0.22
0.883
21
House Hunters
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.17
1.254
22
Married at First Sight: Second Chances
Lifetime
10:17 PM
0.17
0.597
23
The President Show
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.13
0.394
24
Second Wives Club
E!
9:00 PM
0.13
0.306
25
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:30 PM
0.12
0.338
26
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.11
0.510
27
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.10
0.348
28
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.08
0.300
29
Mysteries of the Abandoned
Science
10:04 PM
0.08
0.245
30
@Midnight
Comedy
12:01 AM
0.08
0.189
31
E! News
E!
11:00 PM
0.07
0.236
32
IMPACT Wrestling
Pop
8:00 PM
0.07
0.260
33
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.06
0.094
34
Impossible Engineering
Science
9:02 PM
0.06
0.216
35
Divided
GSN
9:00 PM
0.06
0.302
36
Carnival Eats
Cooking
9:00 PM
0.06
0.150
37
Tiny House, Big Living
DIY
9:00 PM
0.06
0.385
38
Idiotest
GSN
10:30 PM
0.06
0.250
39
Idiotest
GSN
10:00 PM
0.05
0.221
40
MLB Baseball
MLBN
7:05 PM
0.05
0.283

No rating information was made immediately available for Cooking's Farmers' Market Flip; Showtime's Dark Net; and Viceland's Beerland & Dead Set on Life.


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.