Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Friday Cable Ratings - 'Cotton Bowl,' 'Gold Rush,' 'The Rap Game,' 'Ridiculousness,' 'Married With Secrets' & More!

On December 29, 2017, ESPN's Cotton Bowl was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.59 - followed by ESPN's College Football (1.19), Discovery's Gold Rush (0.46) and Lifetime's The Rap Game (0.30).

Cotton Bowl was the most viewed program with 9.468 million viewers - followed by College Football (4.601), Gold Rush (2.007) and ID's Married With Secrets (0.977).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, December 29

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Cotton Bowl
ESPN
8:39 PM
2.59
9.468
2
College Football
ESPN
5:14 PM
1.19
4.601
3
College Football
ESPN
1:00 PM
0.69
2.957
4
Gold Rush
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.46
2.007
5
The Rap Game
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.30
0.805
6
Bring It!
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.27
0.794
7
Ridiculousness
MTV
8:31 PM
0.23
0.509
8
Married with Secrets
ID
9:00 PM
0.22
0.977
9
Steven Universe
Cartoon
7:30 PM
0.22
0.767
10
The Grills Dads
Food
9:30 PM
0.19
0.683
11
The Wrong Man
LMN
10:00 PM
0.18
0.632
12
The Wrong Nanny
LMN
8:00 PM
0.17
0.711
13
Ridiculousness
MTV
8:00 PM
0.17
0.404
14
Amazingness
MTV
9:02 PM
0.17
0.388
15
All Def Comedy
HBO
10:30 PM
0.14
0.367
16
E! News
E!
11:01 PM
0.13
0.343
17
Josh Gates’ Destination Truth
Travel
9:00 PM
0.12
0.487
18
All Def Comedy
HBO
10:00 PM
0.12
0.306
19
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
7:00 PM
0.09
0.310
20
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:03 PM
0.09
0.272
21
Boxing’s Best of 2017
HBO
11:00 PM
0.09
0.252
22
ELeague
TBS
12:30 AM
0.06
0.127
23
Cake Hunters
Cooking
10:00 PM
0.05
0.183
24
Cake Hunters
Cooking
10:30 PM
0.05
0.150


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.