Friday, February 16, 2018

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'Winter Olympics,' 'NBA Basketball,' 'NASCAR Racing,' '60 Days In,' 'Top Chef' & More!

On February 15, 2018, NBC Sports' 2018 Winter Olympics was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.75 - followed by TNT's NBA Basketball (0.54), Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants (0.44) and FS1's NASCAR Racing (0.40).

2018 Winter Olympics was the most viewed program with 2.746 million viewers - followed by NASCAR Racing (1.981), SpongeBob SquarePants (1.968) and History's Swamp People (1.339).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Thursday, February 15

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
2018 Winter Olympics
NBC Sports
8:00 PM
0.75
2.746
2
2018 Winter Olympics
NBC Sports
11:00 PM
0.72
2.568
3
NBA Basketball
TNT
9:00 PM
0.54
1.303
4
SpongeBob SquarePants
Nickelodeon
6:00 PM
0.44
1.968
5
NASCAR Racing
FS1
6:57 PM
0.40
1.981
6
60 Days In
A&E
10:00 PM
0.38
0.812
7
RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars
VH1
8:00 PM
0.34
0.713
8
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.32
0.632
9
2018 Winter Olympics
NBC Sports
5:00 PM
0.32
1.175
10
College Basketball
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.31
0.862
11
Swamp People
History
9:00 PM
0.30
1.339
12
Top Chef
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.29
0.842
13
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.29
0.827
14
2018 Winter Olympics
NBC Sports
3:00 PM
0.28
1.203
15
Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.28
0.617
16
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.28
1.223
17
Betrayed
ID
10:00 PM
0.27
1.139
18
Flip or Flop Nashville
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.27
0.963
19
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.26
1.218
20
Hunter Street
Nickelodeon
7:00 PM
0.23
1.107
21
Pandora’s Box: Unleashing Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.23
1.068
22
Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ’n Out
MTV
11:00 PM
0.23
0.460
23
Lip Sync Battle
Paramount
10:00 PM
0.21
0.440
24
College Basketball
ESPN
9:05 PM
0.21
0.614
25
2018 Winter Olympics
NBC Sports
6:00 AM
0.18
0.745
26
Killing Fields
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.17
0.648
27
Beyond
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.14
0.377
28
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.14
0.373
29
Life Below Zero
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.13
1.096
30
Talk Show the Game Show
TruTV
11:00 PM
0.12
0.247
31
Black Card Revoked
BET
10:00 PM
0.11
0.353
32
E! News
E!
12:30 AM
0.11
0.242
33
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.11
0.390
34
Mancave
BET
10:30 PM
0.11
0.290
35
Nashville
CMT
9:00 PM
0.09
0.711
36
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.08
0.453
37
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.08
0.235
38
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
10:00 PM
0.08
0.437
39
IMPACT Wrestling
Pop
8:00 PM
0.07
0.300
40
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.07
0.109
41
The Rundown with Robin Thede
BET
11:00 PM
0.06
0.181
42
Mega Machines
Science
10:04 PM
0.06
0.294
43
Building Giants
Science
9:02 PM
0.05
0.247
44
Portlandia
IFC
10:00 PM
0.03
0.124

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's Premier League Darts; Cooking's Carnival Eats; Pop's Big Brother After Dark; Up's Bringing Up Bates; and Viceland's The Untitled Action Bronson Show.


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.