Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Tuesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'WWE SmackDown,' 'If Loving You Is Wrong,' 'Deadliest Catch,' 'Rebel' & More!

On May 23, 2017, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.75 - followed by USA's WWE SmackDown (0.80), TNT's The Dunk King (0.78) and NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.64).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 7.017 million viewers - followed by WWE SmackDown (2.328), NHL Hockey (1.809) and OWN's If Loving You Is Wrong (1.808).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Tuesday, May 23

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:31 PM
2.75
7.017
2
WWE SmackDown!
USA
8:00 PM
0.80
2.328
3
The Dunk King
TNT
11:41 PM
0.78
1.729
4
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:00 PM
0.64
1.809
5
If Loving You Is Wrong
OWN
9:00 PM
0.48
1.808
6
Deadliest Catch
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.47
1.743
7
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.44
1.182
8
Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter
Adult Swim
12:00 AM
0.43
0.908
9
Pretty Little Liars
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.41
0.851
10
Little People, Big World
TLC
9:00 PM
0.34
1.615
11
Below Deck Mediterranean
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.33
0.878
12
The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros
MTV
9:01 PM
0.32
0.535
13
Little Women: LA
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.32
0.883
14
Home Town
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.30
1.359
15
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.29
0.633
16
Chopped
Food
10:00 PM
0.28
0.727
17
Cooper’s Treasure
Discovery
10:02 PM
0.27
1.141
18
Team Ninja Warrior
USA
10:00 PM
0.27
0.813
19
Love Kills
ID
10:00 PM
0.26
0.882
20
7 Little Johnstons
TLC
10:03 PM
0.25
0.963
21
MLB Baseball
ESPN
10:18 PM
0.21
0.565
22
Chopped Junior
Food
8:00 PM
0.21
0.749
23
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:11 PM
0.19
0.607
24
Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu
Cartoon
5:30 PM
0.19
0.931
25
Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case
ID
9:00 PM
0.18
0.919
26
The Americans
FX
10:00 PM
0.15
0.661
27
Born This Way
A&E
10:00 PM
0.15
0.429
28
Genius
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.14
0.940
29
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.14
0.380
30
Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations
Travel
9:00 PM
0.13
0.436
31
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.12
0.316
32
Famous in Love
Freeform
9:02 PM
0.12
0.258
33
Rebel
BET
10:00 PM
0.11
0.398
34
Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations
Travel
9:30 PM
0.10
0.373
35
E! News
E!
11:02 PM
0.10
0.271
36
Problematic with Moshe Kasher
Comedy
12:01 AM
0.10
0.232
37
Graveyard Carz
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.09
0.292
38
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.09
0.315
39
The Manns
TV One
8:00 PM
0.07
0.184
40
Space’s Deepest Secrets
Science
9:02 PM
0.07
0.365
41
Unearthed
Science
10:04 PM
0.06
0.320
42
Upscale with Prentice Penny
TruTV
11:00 PM
0.05
0.126
43
Breakthrough
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.05
0.292
44
Truth & Iliza
Freeform
10:02 PM
0.05
0.111
45
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.05
0.070

No rating information was made immediately available for American Heroes' Nazi Fugitives; Cooking's Big Bad BBQ Brawl; DIY's Backyard Goldmine; HBO's REAL Sports with Bryant Gumbel; and Viceland's Jungletown.


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.