Friday, April 27, 2018

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'NFL Draft,' 'Jersey Shore: Family Vacation,' 'NBA Playoffs,' 'Swamp People' & More!

On April 26, 2018, ESPN's NFL Draft was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.11 - followed by MTV's Jersey Shore: Family Vacation (0.90), TNT's NBA Basketball (0.84) and NFL Network's NFL Draft (0.80).

ESPN's NFL Draft was the most viewed program with 5.336 million viewers - followed by NBA Basketball (2.408), NFL Network's NFL Draft (2.005) and History's Swamp People (1.566).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Thursday, April 26

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
2018 NFL Draft
ESPN
7:55 PM
2.11
5.336
2
Jersey Shore: Family Vacation
MTV
8:00 PM
0.90
1.449
3
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:13 PM
0.84
2.408
4
2018 NFL Draft
NFL
8:00 PM
0.80
2.005
5
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:03 PM
0.48
1.398
6
Ex on the Beach
MTV
9:00 PM
0.43
0.725
7
RuPaul’s Drag Race
VH1
8:00 PM
0.41
0.771
8
Southern Charm
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.40
1.141
9
Untucked
VH1
9:30 PM
0.31
0.581
10
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:00 PM
0.30
0.799
11
Swamp People
History
9:00 PM
0.30
1.566
12
Truck Night in America
History
9:00 PM
0.29
0.902
13
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.29
0.554
14
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.28
1.469
15
Braxton Family Values
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.27
0.879
16
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.26
0.897
17
Murder Calls
ID
10:00 PM
0.26
1.146
18
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.24
1.403
19
Atlanta
FX
10:00 PM
0.24
0.487
20
Siren
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.23
0.587
21
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.22
0.803
22
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.22
0.577
23
The First 48
A&E
8:00 PM
0.22
0.700
24
Flip or Flop Vegas
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.21
1.077
25
Diabolical
ID
9:00 PM
0.21
1.002
26
Marcia Clark Investigates the First 48
A&E
9:00 PM
0.17
0.649
27
Hustle & Soul
WE tv
10:00 PM
0.16
0.483
28
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.12
0.353
29
Imposters
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.11
0.349
30
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.10
0.371
31
The Opposition with Jordan Klepper
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.10
0.287
32
Nobodies
TV Land
10:00 PM
0.09
0.441
33
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:30 PM
0.09
0.285
34
Talk Show the Game Show
TruTV
11:00 PM
0.08
0.168
35
UEL Semifinal
FS1
2:55 PM
0.08
0.209
36
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.08
0.549
37
Engineering Catastrophes
Science
10:04 PM
0.08
0.339
38
Grace vs. Abrams
A&E
11:03 PM
0.08
0.280
39
IMPACT Wrestling
Pop
8:00 PM
0.07
0.308
40
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.07
0.113
41
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
10:00 PM
0.07
0.541
42
World’s Most Epic
Science
9:02 PM
0.06
0.300
43
Bringing Up Bates
Up
9:00 PM
0.06
0.261
44
Tiny House, Big Living
DIY
9:00 PM
0.04
0.239

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's Thursday Night Darts and Cooking's Carnival Eats.


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.