Monday, April 30, 2018

Friday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'NFL Draft,' 'Live PD,' 'Gold Rush: Parker's Trail,' 'Ancient Aliens' & More!

On April 27, 2018, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.48 - followed by ESPN's 2018 NFL Draft (0.75), A&E's Live PD (0.61) and Discovery's Gold Rush: Parker's Trail (0.46).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 3.642 million viewers - followed by 2018 NFL Draft (2.030), Gold Rush: Parker's Trail (1.968) and Live PD (1.871).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, April 27

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
10:34 PM
1.48
3.596
2
NBA Basketball
ESPN
8:00 PM
1.39
3.642
3
2018 NFL Draft
ESPN
6:56 PM
0.75
2.030
4
Live PD
A&E
9:00 PM
0.61
1.871
5
Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.46
1.968
6
2018 NFL Draft
NFL
7:00 PM
0.39
1.149
7
Bering Sea Gold
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.31
1.361
8
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
10:00 PM
0.30
1.677
9
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.30
1.489
10
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.29
1.412
11
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Food
9:00 PM
0.29
0.943
12
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:58 PM
0.24
0.785
13
Ancient Aliens
History
9:00 PM
0.24
1.043
14
Evil Stepmothers
ID
9:00 PM
0.21
0.849
15
Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.19
0.450
16
Craig of the Creek
Cartoon
7:00 PM
0.16
0.666
17
Taskmaster
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.15
0.319
18
Tanked
Animal
9:00 PM
0.13
0.356
19
ELeague
TBS
11:00 PM
0.11
0.197
20
The Paynes
OWN
9:00 PM
0.10
0.446
21
Josh Gates’ Destination Truth
Travel
9:00 PM
0.10
0.462
22
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.10
0.348
23
Taskmaster
Comedy
11:30 PM
0.09
0.214
24
VICE
HBO
7:30 PM
0.08
0.276
25
Drugs, Inc.: The Fix
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.08
0.302
26
Texas Flip and Move
DIY
9:00 PM
0.07
0.462
27
David Tutera’s CELEBrations
WE tv
10:05 PM
0.07
0.244
28
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
7:00 PM
0.07
0.215
29
MLB Baseball
MLBN
2:20 PM
0.04
0.239
30
Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas
HBO
11:30 PM
0.04
0.207
31
Rellik
Cinemax
10:00 PM
0.01
0.052

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's David Bowie: Five Years and Up's Expecting.


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.