Friday, March 16, 2018

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'NCAA Tournament,' '60 Days In,' 'Beat Bobby Flay,' 'Diabolical,' 'Swamp People' & More!

On March 15, 2018, TNT's NCAA Tournament was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.93 - followed by TBS' NCAA Tournament (0.66), TruTV's NCAA Tournament (0.47) and A&E's 60 Days In (0.42).

TNT's NCAA Tournament was the most viewed program with 2.472 million viewers - followed by TBS' NCAA Tournament (1.889), History's Swamp People (1.835) and HGTV's House Hunters International (1.513).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Thursday, March 15

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TNT
9:19 PM
0.93
2.472
2
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
10:19 PM
0.66
1.889
3
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
7:31 PM
0.65
1.768
4
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TNT
4:01 PM
0.57
1.755
5
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
4:23 PM
0.53
1.574
6
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TruTV
7:17 PM
0.47
1.407
7
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TNT
6:42 PM
0.45
1.277
8
60 Days In
A&E
10:00 PM
0.42
1.029
9
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.39
1.156
10
Diabolical
ID
10:00 PM
0.36
1.337
11
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TruTV
3:09 PM
0.36
1.044
12
Swamp People
History
9:00 PM
0.35
1.835
13
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TruTV
10:09 PM
0.34
0.908
14
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.32
1.451
15
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.31
1.513
16
Flip or Flop Vegas
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.29
1.270
17
Atlanta
FX
10:00 PM
0.27
0.561
18
RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars 3
VH1
8:00 PM
0.27
0.589
19
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TNT
1:23 PM
0.27
0.885
20
Pandora’s Box: Unleashing Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.27
1.174
21
Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ’n Out
MTV
11:00 PM
0.25
0.500
22
Truck Night in America
History
10:03 PM
0.25
1.075
23
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
1:52 PM
0.24
0.761
24
Project Runway All Stars
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.22
1.191
25
Jersey Shore: Family Vacation
MTV
8:00 PM
0.21
0.403
26
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.21
0.842
27
American Ninja Warrior: Ninja vs. Ninja
USA
9:00 PM
0.21
0.600
28
Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.17
0.403
29
Lip Sync Battle
Paramount
10:00 PM
0.17
0.427
30
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.15
0.814
31
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TruTV
12:34 PM
0.15
0.430
32
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
10:00 PM
0.12
0.650
33
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.11
0.366
34
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.11
0.329
35
College Wrestling
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.10
0.305
36
IMPACT Wrestling
Pop
8:00 PM
0.10
0.350
37
Black Card Revoked
BET
10:00 PM
0.09
0.283
38
The Opposition with Jordan Klepper
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.09
0.290
39
Beyond
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.09
0.241
40
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.08
0.331
41
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.08
0.128
42
Mancave
BET
10:30 PM
0.08
0.217
43
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:08 PM
0.07
0.178
44
Music City
CMT
10:00 PM
0.04
0.161
45
Portlandia
IFC
10:00 PM
0.03
0.084

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's Thursday Night Darts; BET's The Rundown with Robin Thede; Cooking's Carnival Eats; DIY's Tiny House, Big Living; and Up's Bringing Up Bates & Morgan Family Strong.


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.