Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Tuesday Cable Ratings - 'WWE SmackDown,' 'The Haves and the Have Nots,' 'Forged in Fire,' 'Animal Kingdom' & More!

On August 29, 2017, USA's WWE SmackDown! was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.76 - followed by OWN's The Haves and the Have Nots (0.72), History's Forged in Fire (0.62) and Discovery's Deadliest Catch (0.55).

The Haves and the Have Nots was the most viewed program with 2.643 million viewers - followed by WWE SmackDown! (2.455), Deadliest Catch (1.894) and Forged in Fire (1.527).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Tuesday, August 29

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
WWE SmackDown!
USA
8:00 PM
0.76
2.455
2
The Haves and the Have Nots
OWN
9:00 PM
0.72
2.643
3
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.62
1.527
4
Deadliest Catch
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.55
1.894
5
Ink Master
Spike
10:00 PM
0.54
1.109
6
The Challenge: Dirty 30
MTV
10:00 PM
0.48
0.806
7
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
A&E
9:00 PM
0.44
1.301
8
Animal Kingdom
TNT
9:00 PM
0.43
1.405
9
American Ripper
History
10:03 PM
0.41
1.215
10
Shooter
USA
10:00 PM
0.35
1.302
11
The Murder of Laci Peterson
A&E
10:02 PM
0.33
0.990
12
Being Mary Jane
BET
10:00 PM
0.33
0.773
13
Good Bones
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.32
1.466
14
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.31
1.056
15
Black Love
OWN
10:00 PM
0.29
1.181
16
Dance Moms
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.28
0.756
17
Manhunt: Unabomber
ID
10:02 PM
0.28
1.114
18
Hard Knocks: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
HBO
10:00 PM
0.27
0.554
19
Chopped
Food
10:00 PM
0.27
0.845
20
Outdaughtered
TLC
9:00 PM
0.27
1.233
21
Ink Master: Redemption
Spike
11:00 PM
0.25
0.508
22
Chopped Junior
Food
8:00 PM
0.25
0.796
23
The Fosters
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.24
0.577
24
2017 U.S. Open Tennis
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.23
0.954
25
Rattled
TLC
10:03 PM
0.22
0.860
26
Chopped After Hours
Food
11:00 PM
0.22
0.648
27
Mysticons
Nickelodeon
4:00 PM
0.19
0.851
28
The Bold Type
Freeform
9:01 PM
0.17
0.360
29
Adam Ruins Everything
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.16
0.357
30
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.16
0.456
31
So Sharp
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.15
0.362
32
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.15
0.416
33
Face Off: Game Face
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.15
0.518
34
Dare to Live
MTV
11:01 PM
0.12
0.228
35
A Night With My Ex
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.11
0.318
36
2017 U.S. Open Tennis
ESPN
1:00 PM
0.11
0.513
37
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern
Travel
9:00 PM
0.10
0.448
38
Haunted Towns
Destination
10:00 PM
0.10
0.251
39
The Planets
Science
10:04 PM
0.09
0.326
40
Dare to Live
MTV
11:32 PM
0.09
0.163
41
Iron Resurrection
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.09
0.465
42
Rickey Smiley for Real
TV One
8:00 PM
0.09
0.189
43
E! News
E!
11:01 PM
0.08
0.258
44
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.07
0.125

No rating information was made immediately available for DIY's Louisiana Flip and Move; Pop's Big Brother After Dark; Science's Space's Deepest Secrets; TruTV's You Can Do Better; Velocity's Chasing Classic Cars; and Viceland's Last Chance High & The Therapist.


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.