Monday, May 21, 2018

Friday Cable Ratings - 'NHL Playoffs,' 'Real Time,' 'Bering Sea Gold,' 'Ancient Aliens,' 'DuckTales,' 'The Last 24' & More!

On May 18, 2018, NBC Sports' NHL Hockey was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.50 - followed by HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher (0.39), Discovery's Bering Sea Gold (0.28) and Discovery's BattleBots (0.26).

Real Time with Bill Maher was the most viewed program with 1.802 million viewers - followed by NHL Hockey (1.525), HGTV's My Lottery Dream Home (1.200) and HGTV's House Hunters International (1.173).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, May 18

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:01 PM
0.50
1.525
2
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
10:00 PM
0.39
1.802
3
Bering Sea Gold
Discovery
9:01 PM
0.28
1.089
4
BattleBots
Discovery
8:00 PM
0.26
1.022
5
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.25
1.173
6
Ancient Aliens
History
9:00 PM
0.24
1.096
7
My Lottery Dream Home
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.23
1.200
8
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.23
1.122
9
DuckTales
Disney
8:00 PM
0.21
0.869
10
The Last 24
ID
10:00 PM
0.21
0.872
11
Meghan Markle: A Royal Love Story
TLC
9:02 PM
0.20
1.020
12
Secrets of the Royal Wedding
TLC
10:04 PM
0.20
0.957
13
The Tesla Files
History
10:03 PM
0.19
0.936
14
The Last 24
ID
9:00 PM
0.19
0.785
15
Prince Harry: Wild No More
TLC
8:00 PM
0.16
0.867
16
Teen Titans Go!
Cartoon
6:00 PM
0.15
0.642
17
Tanked
Animal
9:00 PM
0.14
0.422
18
Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.13
0.426
19
ELeague
TBS
11:00 PM
0.13
0.281
20
Taskmaster
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.11
0.186
21
College Softball
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.10
0.321
22
College Softball
ESPN
9:21 PM
0.10
0.337
23
NCWTS Racing
FS1
8:28 PM
0.10
0.643
24
Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas
HBO
11:31 PM
0.10
0.291
25
Taskmaster
Comedy
11:30 PM
0.09
0.143
26
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.08
0.255
27
David Tutera’s CELEBrations
WE tv
10:13 PM
0.06
0.207
28
Texas Flip and Move
DIY
10:00 PM
0.05
0.393
29
Iron Resurrection
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.05
0.219
30
Texas Flip and Move
DIY
9:00 PM
0.04
0.403
31
MLB Baseball
MLBN
8:11 PM
0.04
0.198
32
Rellik
Cinemax
10:00 PM
0.01
0.064

No rating information was made immediately available for Epix's America Divided; 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.