Thursday, May 4, 2017

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'NHL Hockey,' 'Black Ink Crew,' 'Greenleaf,' 'Catfish,' 'Fargo' & More!

On May 3, 2017, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.99 - followed by NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.66), VH1's Black Ink Crew (0.59) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City (0.47).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 4.776 million viewers - followed by NHL Hockey (1.812), HGTV's House Hunters (1.640) and Nickelodeon's Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks (1.505).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, May 3


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
9:43 PM
1.99
4.776
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
7:00 PM
1.45
3.507
3
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:33 PM
0.66
1.812
4
Black Ink Crew
VH1
8:00 PM
0.59
1.148
5
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.47
1.358
6
Greenleaf
OWN
10:00 PM
0.38
1.342
7
Catfish: The TV Show
MTV
8:00 PM
0.37
0.687
8
Fargo
FX
10:00 PM
0.36
1.169
9
My 600-Lb. Life
TLC
8:00 PM
0.36
1.150
10
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:17 PM
0.35
0.809
11
Little Women: Atlanta
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.32
0.838
12
Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks
Nickelodeon
5:30 PM
0.32
1.505
13
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.31
1.640
14
Little Women: Dallas
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.31
0.765
15
Property Brothers: Buying & Selling
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.30
1.399
16
Skin Tight
TLC
10:01 PM
0.29
0.832
17
Total Divas
E!
9:00 PM
0.28
0.576
18
Reasonable Doubt
ID
10:00 PM
0.26
0.923
19
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.25
0.834
20
See No Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.25
0.950
21
The Last Alaskans
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.23
1.392
22
Andy Cohen’s Then & Now
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.22
0.707
23
Flipping Virgins
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.22
0.968
24
Archer
FXX
10:00 PM
0.21
0.436
25
Storage Wars
A&E
9:30 PM
0.21
0.981
26
Ben 10
Cartoon
5:00 PM
0.21
0.889
27
Storage Wars
A&E
9:00 PM
0.20
0.948
28
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.20
0.637
29
Billy the Exterminator
A&E
10:01 PM
0.20
0.631
30
Are You the One: Second Chances
MTV
9:01 PM
0.19
0.328
31
Billy the Exterminator
A&E
10:32 PM
0.19
0.586
32
Underground
WGN
10:00 PM
0.16
0.443
33
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.15
0.370
34
Cooks vs. Cons
Food
9:00 PM
0.15
0.648
35
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.13
0.377
36
The Comedy Jam
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.13
0.232
37
OWN Tonight!
OWN
11:00 PM
0.13
0.474
38
The Ultimate Fighter
FS1
10:00 PM
0.12
0.324
39
@Midnight
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.12
0.328
40
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.12
0.275
41
MLB Baseball
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.12
0.413
42
E! News
E!
11:00 PM
0.11
0.298
43
Lopez
TV Land
10:32 PM
0.08
0.302
44
Junkyard Empire
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.08
0.268
45
Nobodies
TV Land
10:00 PM
0.07
0.369
46
Stone House Revival
DIY
9:30 PM
0.06
0.375
47
Outlaw Tech
Science
10:04 PM
0.06
0.185
48
Chasing Classic Cars
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.06
0.261
49
Bong Appetit
Viceland
10:30 PM
0.06
0.113
50
Brockmire
IFC
10:00 PM
0.06
0.212
51
Talk Show the Game Show
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.05
0.147
52
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.05
0.131
53
Stone House Revival
DIY
9:00 PM
0.05
0.358
54
Hollywood Darlings
Pop
8:00 PM
0.04
0.160
55
Return of the Mac
Pop
8:30 PM
0.02
0.056
56
Gomorrah
Sundance
10:00 PM
0.01
0.059

No rating information was made immediately available for Audience's Rogue; El Rey's Lucha Underground; 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.