Thursday, October 19, 2017

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'MLB Baseball,' 'NBA Basketball,' 'South Park,' 'Black Ink Crew: Chicago' & More!

On October 18, 2017, TBS' MLB Baseball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.01 - followed by FS1's MLB Baseball (1.30), ESPN's NBA Basketball (0.98) and Comedy Central's South Park (0.54).

TBS' MLB Baseball was the most viewed program with 6.785 million viewers - followed by FS1's MLB Baseball (5.253), NBA Basketball (2.030) and Nickelodeon's The Loud House (1.667).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, October 18

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
MLB Baseball
TBS
8:57 PM
2.01
6.785
2
MLB Baseball
FS1
5:30 PM
1.30
5.253
3
NBA Basketball
ESPN
9:40 PM
0.98
2.030
4
NBA Basketball
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.86
1.834
5
South Park
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.54
0.934
6
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
VH1
10:00 PM
0.53
1.023
7
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.46
1.285
8
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
VH1
9:00 PM
0.46
0.886
9
Garage Rehab
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.39
1.131
10
Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda
ID
10:00 PM
0.38
1.606
11
Misfit Garage
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.36
1.103
12
The Loud House
Nickelodeon
5:00 PM
0.33
1.667
13
Queen Sugar
OWN
10:00 PM
0.30
1.144
14
Property Brothers
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.29
1.433
15
Broad City
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.28
0.548
16
Total Bellas
E!
9:00 PM
0.28
0.563
17
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.27
1.459
18
Unusual Suspects: Deadly Intent
ID
9:00 PM
0.27
1.343
19
American Pickers
History
9:00 PM
0.26
1.350
20
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.25
1.323
21
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.23
0.730
22
Best Baker in America
Food
10:00 PM
0.23
0.908
23
Mr. Robot
USA
10:00 PM
0.23
0.519
24
Teen Mom 2
MTV
9:00 PM
0.22
0.460
25
Are You the One?
MTV
10:01 PM
0.21
0.399
26
Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials
Travel
9:00 PM
0.20
0.795
27
Little Women: Dallas
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.20
0.600
28
CMT Artists of the Year 2017
CMT
8:00 PM
0.20
0.715
29
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.18
0.599
30
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:04 PM
0.17
0.419
31
The Dude Perfect Show
Nickelodeon
7:30 PM
0.16
0.896
32
Expedition Unknown: After the Hunt
Travel
10:00 PM
0.16
0.662
33
Face Value
BET
10:00 PM
0.14
0.328
34
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.14
0.414
35
50 Central
BET
10:30 PM
0.14
0.266
36
You’re the Worst
FXX
10:00 PM
0.14
0.311
37
Channel Zero: No-End House
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.14
0.407
38
Eric & Jessie
E!
10:00 PM
0.13
0.295
39
The Opposition with Jordan Klepper
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.12
0.355
40
Caribbean Pirate Treasure
Travel
11:00 PM
0.12
0.425
41
The Ultimate Fighter
FS1
10:00 PM
0.11
0.316
42
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.10
0.309
43
The Shannara Chronicles
Spike
10:00 PM
0.10
0.206
44
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:44 PM
0.08
0.170
45
Explorer
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.08
0.348
46
Garage Squad
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.07
0.307
47
The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.07
0.479
48
Wheeler Dealers
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.06
0.302
49
E! News
E!
11:00 PM
0.06
0.225
50
Baroness Von Sketch Show
IFC
11:00 PM
0.06
0.107
51
Rehab Addict
DIY
9:00 PM
0.06
0.371
52
Man’s Greatest Food
Cooking
8:00 PM
0.06
0.195
53
Liar
Sundance
10:00 PM
0.01
0.100

No rating information was made immediately available for SundanceTV's Rosehaven; and Viceland's Epicly Later'd & 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.