Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Saturday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'Mountain Life,' 'College Softball,' 'The Killer Beside Me,' 'The Tale' & More!

On May 26, 2018, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 3.39 - followed by HGTV's Mountain Life (0.23), ESPN's College Softball (0.23) and ID's The Killer Beside Me (0.20).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 9.471 million viewers - followed by Mountain Life (1.235), HGTV's House Hunters Renovation (1.061) and FS1's NASCAR Racing (0.900).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Saturday, May 26

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:58 PM
3.39
9.471
2
Mountain Life
HGTV
11:30 PM
0.23
1.235
3
College Softball
ESPN
5:34 PM
0.23
0.823
4
College Softball
ESPN
3:40 PM
0.23
0.870
5
College Softball
ESPN
1:00 PM
0.22
0.722
6
The Killer Beside Me
ID
10:00 PM
0.20
0.861
7
House Hunters Renovation
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.18
1.061
8
Mountain Life
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.18
1.025
9
College Softball
ESPN
7:28 PM
0.18
0.592
10
College Softball
ESPN
9:28 PM
0.14
0.506
11
Killer Ending
LMN
8:00 PM
0.14
0.549
12
NASCAR Racing
FS1
12:52 PM
0.13
0.900
13
MLB Baseball
FS1
4:00 PM
0.09
0.536
14
The Tale
HBO
10:00 PM
0.09
0.335
15
Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s
OWN
9:00 PM
0.08
0.424
16
MLB Baseball
MLBN
1:06 PM
0.07
0.357
17
Black Love
OWN
10:00 PM
0.07
0.319
18
Abuse of Power
Oxygen
7:00 PM
0.05
0.223
19
First Time Flippers
DIY
9:00 PM
0.04
0.159
20
Buckeye Bottoms
NatGeoWild
9:00 PM
0.04
0.493
21
Premier Boxing Champions
FS1
9:00 PM
0.04
0.243
22
Patrick Melrose
Showtime
9:00 PM
0.04
0.236
23
MLB Baseball
MLBN
10:10 PM
0.03
0.122

No rating information was made immediately available for DIY's Lawn & Order and Ovation's The Artful Detective.


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.