Monday, March 19, 2018

Friday Cable Ratings - 'NCAA Tournament,' 'Live PD,' 'Real Time,' 'Gold Rush,' 'Married to Medicine,' 'Bring It' & More!

On March 16, 2018, TNT's NCAA Tournament was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.29 - followed by TBS' NCAA Tournament (0.66), A&E's Live PD (0.64) and TruTV's NCAA Tournament (0.51).

TNT's NCAA Tournament was the most viewed program with 3.533 million viewers - followed by Live PD (1.953), HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher (1.864) and TBS' NCAA Tournament (1.827).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, March 16

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TNT
9:24 PM
1.29
3.533
2
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TNT
6:44 PM
0.75
2.190
3
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
4:12 PM
0.66
1.827
4
Live PD
A&E
9:00 PM
0.64
1.953
5
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
10:34 PM
0.57
1.436
6
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TruTV
7:22 PM
0.51
1.532
7
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TNT
4:12 PM
0.50
1.521
8
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
7:36 PM
0.49
1.484
9
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
10:00 PM
0.41
1.864
10
Gold Rush
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.41
1.776
11
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TNT
1:22 PM
0.39
1.218
12
Gold Rush: White Water
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.39
1.524
13
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Food
9:00 PM
0.33
1.062
14
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TruTV
3:11 PM
0.32
1.138
15
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TruTV
10:11 PM
0.31
0.844
16
Married to Medicine
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.30
0.882
17
The Loud House
Nickelodeon
6:00 PM
0.28
1.483
18
SpongeBob SquarePants
Nickelodeon
6:30 PM
0.27
1.352
19
My Lottery Dream Home
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.27
1.496
20
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.24
1.331
21
Bring It
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.23
0.654
22
Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks
Nickelodeon
7:00 PM
0.23
1.145
23
Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.21
0.501
24
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.21
1.291
25
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
1:52 PM
0.19
0.597
26
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TruTV
12:32 PM
0.18
0.603
27
Apple & Onion
Cartoon
7:00 PM
0.17
0.767
28
Stuck in the Middle
Disney
8:00 PM
0.16
0.985
29
Josh Gates’ Destination Truth
Travel
9:00 PM
0.16
0.688
30
Bizaardvark
Disney
8:30 PM
0.15
0.948
31
The Secret Life of Kids
USA
9:00 PM
0.14
0.425
32
College Wrestling
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.13
0.451
33
Bridezillas
WE tv
10:05 PM
0.12
0.302
34
The Mistress Hunter
LMN
8:00 PM
0.12
0.597
35
The Secret Life of Kids
USA
9:31 PM
0.12
0.385
36
This Is Not Happening
Comedy
12:00 AM
0.12
0.189
37
High Maintenance
HBO
11:00 PM
0.12
0.389
38
Relative Success with Tabatha
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.11
0.413
39
Laurieann Gibson: Beyond the Spotlight
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.11
0.330
40
The Paynes
OWN
9:00 PM
0.11
0.466
41
Last Stop Garage
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.09
0.306
42
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.08
0.289
43
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.07
0.296
44
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
8:02 PM
0.07
0.254
45
Texas Flip and Move
DIY
9:00 PM
0.07
0.485
46
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
10:29 PM
0.06
0.199
47
Strike Back
Cinemax
10:00 PM
0.02
0.132

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's The Graham Norton Show & Live at the BBC; Cooking's Cake Hunters; Oxygen's Mysteries & Scandals; and Showtime's Beyond the Opposite Sex.


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.