Wednesday, May 10, 2017

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

On May 9, 2017, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.81 - followed by USA's WWE SmackDown (0.74), Discovery's Deadliest Catch (0.51) and OWN's If Loving You Is Wrong (0.49).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 4.713 million viewers - followed by WWE SmackDown (2.348), Deadliest Catch (1.890) and If Loving You Is Wrong (1.826).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Tuesday, May 9


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:00 PM
1.81
4.713
2
WWE SmackDown!
USA
8:00 PM
0.74
2.348
3
Deadliest Catch
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.51
1.890
4
If Loving You Is Wrong
OWN
9:00 PM
0.49
1.826
5
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.46
1.223
6
Pretty Little Liars
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.45
0.911
7
The Challenge: Invasion of the Champions
MTV
9:00 PM
0.42
0.730
8
Below Deck Mediterranean
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.41
1.026
9
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:30 PM
0.40
1.153
10
Little People, Big World
TLC
9:00 PM
0.39
1.715
11
Little Women: LA
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.36
1.017
12
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.34
0.991
13
Chopped
Food
10:00 PM
0.30
0.842
14
Team Ninja Warrior
USA
10:01 PM
0.30
0.870
15
Cooper’s Treasure
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.29
1.131
16
Home Town
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.28
1.278
17
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.27
0.600
18
7 Little Johnstons
TLC
10:02 PM
0.26
1.162
19
Love Kills
ID
10:00 PM
0.25
0.923
20
Steven Universe
Cartoon
7:00 PM
0.24
0.962
21
Chopped Junior
Food
8:00 PM
0.22
0.707
22
Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case
ID
9:00 PM
0.20
0.954
23
MLB Baseball
FS1
7:00 PM
0.19
0.769
24
Ben 10
Cartoon
5:00 PM
0.17
0.758
25
@Midnight
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.16
0.343
26
Rebel
BET
10:00 PM
0.16
0.455
27
The Americans
FX
10:00 PM
0.16
0.613
28
Genius
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.14
1.021
29
Problematic with Moshe Kasher
Comedy
12:01 AM
0.13
0.262
30
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.13
0.329
31
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.12
0.354
32
Famous in Love
Freeform
9:02 PM
0.12
0.282
33
Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations
Travel
9:30 PM
0.10
0.397
34
The Manns
TV One
8:00 PM
0.10
0.273
35
E! News
E!
11:02 PM
0.09
0.271
36
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.09
0.295
37
Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations
Travel
9:00 PM
0.09
0.385
38
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.09
0.171
39
Upscale with Prentice Penny
TruTV
11:00 PM
0.08
0.180
40
Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman
Science
10:04 PM
0.08
0.282
41
Graveyard Carz
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.08
0.279
42
Space’s Deepest Secrets
Science
9:02 PM
0.08
0.290
43
Truth & Iliza
Freeform
10:00 PM
0.02
0.085

No rating information was made immediately available for American Heroes' Nazi Fugitives; Cooking's Big Bad BBQ Brawl; DIY's Backyard Goldmine; National Geographic's Breakthrough; 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.