Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Tuesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'MLB Baseball,' 'The Mane Event,' 'American Horror Story: Cult' & More!

On October 17, 2017, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.53 - followed by TBS' MLB Baseball (1.84), FS1's MLB Baseball (1.16) and FX's American Horror Story: Cult (0.97).

TBS' MLB Baseball was the most viewed program with 6.008 million viewers - followed by NBA Basketball (5.598), FS1's MLB Baseball (4.742) and USA's WWE SmackDown! (2.320).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Tuesday, October 17

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:00 PM
2.53
5.598
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
10:35 PM
1.93
4.249
3
MLB Baseball
TBS
8:57 PM
1.84
6.008
4
MLB Baseball
FS1
5:00 PM
1.16
4.742
5
American Horror Story: Cult
FX
10:00 PM
0.97
2.065
6
The Mane Event
BET
10:00 PM
0.74
1.453
7
WWE SmackDown!
USA
8:00 PM
0.73
2.320
8
Chrisley Knows Best
USA
10:00 PM
0.51
1.495
9
Below Deck
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.50
1.339
10
The Challenge: Dirty 30
MTV
10:00 PM
0.46
0.765
11
If Loving You Is Wrong
OWN
9:00 PM
0.44
1.839
12
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.44
1.363
13
Tosh.0
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.36
0.662
14
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
A&E
10:01 PM
0.35
1.046
15
The Loud House
Nickelodeon
5:00 PM
0.34
1.826
16
Dead Silent
ID
10:00 PM
0.29
1.036
17
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.28
1.394
18
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.27
1.324
19
According to Chrisley
USA
10:31 PM
0.27
0.853
20
Counting Cars
History
10:03 PM
0.26
0.987
21
Tales
BET
9:00 PM
0.25
0.539
22
Chopped
Food
10:00 PM
0.24
0.810
23
Dance Moms
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.23
0.745
24
Counting Cars
History
10:33 PM
0.23
0.962
25
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.21
0.735
26
The Little Couple
TLC
9:00 PM
0.21
1.276
27
Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen
ID
9:00 PM
0.21
0.988
28
7 Little Johnstons
TLC
10:02 PM
0.20
1.108
29
The Jim Jefferies Show
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.20
0.427
30
Adam Ruins Everything
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.19
0.417
31
Chopped Junior
Food
8:00 PM
0.17
0.660
32
The Dude Perfect Show
Nickelodeon
7:30 PM
0.17
1.042
33
Ink Master: Angels
Spike
10:00 PM
0.17
0.397
34
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.16
0.401
35
Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations
Travel
9:00 PM
0.14
0.472
36
Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations
Travel
9:30 PM
0.13
0.475
37
The Opposition with Jordan Klepper
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.13
0.355
38
Bitchin’ Rides
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.13
0.567
39
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.10
0.334
40
You Can Do Better
TruTV
10:30 PM
0.10
0.218
41
90s House
MTV
11:01 PM
0.09
0.172
42
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.09
0.307
43
Strange Evidence
Science
10:04 PM
0.09
0.397
44
What on Earth?
Science
9:02 PM
0.08
0.392
45
E! News
E!
11:02 PM
0.08
0.192
46
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:33 PM
0.07
0.200
47
TRL
MTV
3:30 PM
0.07
0.113
48
Carspotting
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.07
0.392
49
Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge
CMT
10:00 PM
0.06
0.187

No rating information was made immediately available for Audience's Hit the Road & Loudermilk; Cooking's MasterChef Canada & Big Bad BBQ Brawl; Destination America's Terror in the Woods; National Geographic's American High School; Showtime's Inside the NFL & A Season with Navy Football; and Viceland's Cyberwar, Weediquette & Desus & Mero.


NOTE: For the 2017-18 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.6 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic 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.