Thursday, May 18, 2017

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'NHL Hockey,' 'The Daily Show,' 'Catfish,' 'The Loud House' & More!

On May 17, 2017, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.65 - followed by TNT's The Dunk King (0.67), NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.46) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City (0.45).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 6.424 million viewers - followed by Nickelodeon's The Loud House (1.745), HGTV's Property Brothers: Buying & Selling (1.546) and The Dunk King (1.460).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, May 17

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:30 PM
2.65
6.424
2
The Dunk King
TNT
11:43 PM
0.67
1.460
3
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:00 PM
0.46
1.225
4
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.45
1.330
5
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.35
1.072
6
Catfish: The TV Show
MTV
8:00 PM
0.34
0.654
7
Little Women: Atlanta
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.33
0.826
8
My 600-Lb. Life
TLC
8:00 PM
0.31
0.940
9
The Loud House
Nickelodeon
5:00 PM
0.31
1.745
10
Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry
E!
8:00 PM
0.31
0.858
11
Little Women: Dallas
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.30
0.730
12
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.30
1.451
13
Property Brothers: Buying & Selling
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.29
1.546
14
Reasonable Doubt
ID
10:00 PM
0.28
1.060
15
Fargo
FX
10:00 PM
0.26
0.977
16
Storage Wars
A&E
9:30 PM
0.25
1.083
17
The Last Alaskans
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.24
1.334
18
Storage Wars
A&E
9:00 PM
0.23
1.032
19
Skin Tight
TLC
10:02 PM
0.23
0.687
20
Hear No Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.22
0.926
21
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.21
0.601
22
Storage Wars: Northern Treasures
A&E
10:01 PM
0.20
0.886
23
Cooks vs. Cons
Food
9:00 PM
0.19
0.694
24
@Midnight
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.18
0.405
25
Archer
FXX
10:00 PM
0.17
0.309
26
Storage Wars: Northern Treasures
A&E
10:32 PM
0.17
0.797
27
I Am Heath Ledger
Spike
10:00 PM
0.17
0.365
28
Andy Cohen’s Then & Now
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.17
0.514
29
Are You the One: Second Chances
MTV
9:01 PM
0.16
0.325
30
Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu
Cartoon
5:30 PM
0.15
0.771
31
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.15
0.433
32
The Ultimate Fighter
FS1
10:00 PM
0.13
0.301
33
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.12
0.325
34
E! News
E!
11:00 PM
0.08
0.278
35
Brockmire
IFC
10:00 PM
0.07
0.194
36
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:30 PM
0.07
0.222
37
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
2:39 PM
0.06
0.155
38
Lopez
TV Land
10:32 PM
0.06
0.261
39
Talk Show the Game Show
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.06
0.145
40
Outlaw Tech
Science
10:04 PM
0.06
0.197
41
Junkyard Empire
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.06
0.229
42
Stone House Revival
DIY
9:30 PM
0.05
0.315
43
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.05
0.084
44
Nobodies
TV Land
10:00 PM
0.05
0.308
45
Bong Appetit
Viceland
10:30 PM
0.05
0.084
46
Hollywood Darlings
Pop
8:00 PM
0.02
0.111
47
Return of the Mac
Pop
8:30 PM
0.01
0.061
48
Gomorrah
Sundance
10:00 PM
0.01
0.046

No rating information was made immediately available for Audience's Rogue; El Rey's Lucha Underground; Reelz's Casey Anthony: What Happened?; and Viceland's Weediquette.


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.