Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Tuesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'WWE SmackDown,' 'Deadliest Catch,' 'The Last O.G.,' 'The Challenge' & More!

On April 17, 2018, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.27 - followed by USA's WWE SmackDown (0.98), Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (0.59) and Discovery's Deadliest Catch (0.54).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 2.906 million viewers - followed by WWE SmackDown (2.796), Deadliest Catch (1.846) and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (1.796).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Tuesday, April 17

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
10:39 PM
1.27
2.906
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:09 PM
1.17
2.880
3
WWE SmackDown
USA
8:00 PM
0.98
2.796
4
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.59
1.796
5
Deadliest Catch
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.54
1.846
6
The Last O.G.
TBS
10:30 PM
0.49
1.116
7
The Challenge: Vendettas
MTV
9:00 PM
0.46
0.745
8
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.41
1.164
9
Married at First Sight
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.39
1.113
10
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:33 PM
0.37
0.888
11
Forged in Fire: Knife or Death
History
10:03 PM
0.36
1.137
12
The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars
MTV
10:01 PM
0.35
0.567
13
Ink Master
Paramount
10:00 PM
0.33
0.765
14
Little People, Big World
TLC
9:00 PM
0.33
1.518
15
Forbidden: Dying for Love
ID
10:00 PM
0.31
1.176
16
Unsolved
USA
10:00 PM
0.29
0.760
17
Tosh.0
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.28
0.530
18
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.28
1.521
19
Last Outpost
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.28
0.985
20
Good Bones
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.27
1.296
21
Web of Lies
ID
9:00 PM
0.27
1.119
22
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.26
1.461
23
Fixer Upper: Behind the Design
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.26
1.250
24
House Hunters
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.25
1.140
25
Chopped
Food
10:00 PM
0.25
0.927
26
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.23
0.762
27
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.18
0.411
28
My Little Life
TLC
10:02 PM
0.16
0.802
29
In Contempt
BET
10:00 PM
0.16
0.468
30
Legion
FX
10:00 PM
0.16
0.380
31
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
7:00 PM
0.15
0.416
32
Ink Master: Angels
Paramount
9:00 PM
0.15
0.408
33
The Jim Jefferies Show
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.14
0.348
34
The Opposition with Jordan Klepper
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.13
0.322
35
Hitler Youth
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.12
0.496
36
Shadowhunters
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.12
0.296
37
The Zimmern List
Travel
9:00 PM
0.11
0.445
38
MLB Baseball
FS1
7:00 PM
0.11
0.455
39
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.10
0.300
40
Adam Ruins Everything
TruTV
10:30 PM
0.10
0.254
41
Hitler Youth
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.10
0.448
42
Love at First Flight
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.10
0.403
43
Goblin Works Garage
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.09
0.325
44
Crazy Delicious
Travel
11:00 PM
0.09
0.273
45
JDM Legends
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.09
0.342
46
Bizarre Foods America
Travel
8:00 PM
0.09
0.382
47
Crazy Delicious
Travel
11:30 PM
0.09
0.222
48
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.08
0.325
49
Mysteries of the Abandoned
Science
9:02 PM
0.08
0.452
50
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.07
0.125
51
Love at First Flight
Lifetime
11:02 PM
0.06
0.284
52
Gangsters: America’s Most Evil
Reelz
9:00 PM
0.05
0.170

No rating information was made immediately available for Audience's You Me Her; DIY's Holmes: Next Generation; Science's The Planets and Beyond; TruTV's The Chris Gethard Show; and Viceland's Most Expensivest.


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.