Monday, May 7, 2018

Friday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'Live PD,' 'NHL Playoffs,' 'Real Time,' 'Ducktales,' 'Ancient Aliens' & More!

On May 4, 2018, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.39 - followed by A&E's Live PD (0.57), NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.46) and HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher (0.32).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 4.160 million viewers - followed by Live PD (1.769), NHL Hockey (1.552) and Real Time with Bill Maher (1.499).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, May 4

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
8:00 PM
1.39
4.160
2
NBA Basketball
ESPN
10:34 PM
1.34
3.472
3
Live PD
A&E
9:00 PM
0.57
1.769
4
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:03 PM
0.46
1.522
5
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:10 PM
0.40
1.067
6
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
10:00 PM
0.32
1.499
7
Ducktales
Disney
8:00 PM
0.29
1.092
8
Bering Sea Gold
Discovery
10:02 PM
0.24
1.120
9
Ancient Aliens
History
9:00 PM
0.24
1.034
10
Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.24
1.237
11
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Food
9:00 PM
0.24
0.935
12
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.21
1.186
13
Teen Titans Go!
Cartoon
6:00 PM
0.21
0.792
14
The Tesla Files
History
10:03 PM
0.20
0.938
15
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.20
1.171
16
Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.19
0.554
17
ELeague
TBS
2:00 AM
0.16
0.345
18
Tanked
Animal
9:00 PM
0.12
0.351
19
Josh Gates’ Destination Truth
Travel
9:00 PM
0.11
0.550
20
The Paynes
OWN
9:00 PM
0.10
0.401
21
Taskmaster
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.09
0.185
22
Drugs, Inc.: The Fix
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.09
0.304
23
David Tutera’s CELEBrations
WE tv
10:05 PM
0.08
0.330
24
Taskmaster
Comedy
11:30 PM
0.08
0.158
25
Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas
HBO
11:30 PM
0.07
0.211
26
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.05
0.231
27
Iron Resurrection
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.05
0.201
28
VICE
HBO
7:30 PM
0.05
0.233
29
NCWTS Racing
FS1
4:57 PM
0.05
0.369
30
The Graham Norton Show
BBCA
11:00 PM
0.04
0.155
31
Texas Flip and Move
DIY
9:00 PM
0.04
0.371
32
MLB Baseball
MLBN
9:10 PM
0.04
0.174
33
Rellik
Cinemax
10:00 PM
0.01
0.055

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.