Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Saturday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'Live PD,' 'Boxing,' 'NHL Playoffs,' 'Trading Spaces,' 'Henry Danger' & More!

On May 5, 2018, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.37 - followed by A&E's Live PD (0.59), HBO's Boxing (0.44) and NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.25).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 3.619 million viewers - followed by Live PD (1.915), HGTV's Beachfront Bargain Hunt: Renovation (1.329) and Nickelodeon's Henry Danger (1.168).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Saturday, May 5

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
5:04 PM
1.37
3.619
2
Live PD
A&E
9:00 PM
0.59
1.915
3
Boxing
HBO
12:13 AM
0.44
1.043
4
Boxing
HBO
11:43 PM
0.44
1.080
5
Boxing
HBO
11:14 PM
0.34
0.904
6
Boxing
HBO
11:01 PM
0.26
0.714
7
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
9:30 PM
0.25
0.714
8
Trading Spaces
TLC
8:00 PM
0.24
1.050
9
Beachfront Bargain Hunt: Renovation
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.24
1.329
10
The Killer Beside Me
ID
10:00 PM
0.22
1.047
11
Henry Danger
Nickelodeon
8:00 PM
0.22
1.168
12
Nate & Jeremiah by Design
TLC
9:06 PM
0.21
1.038
13
The Adventures of Kid Danger
Nickelodeon
8:30 PM
0.21
1.129
14
Mountain Life
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.20
1.047
15
College Softball
ESPN
8:30 PM
0.20
0.575
16
2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
HBO
8:00 PM
0.19
0.813
17
Mountain Life
HGTV
11:30 PM
0.18
1.010
18
Major League Soccer
ESPN
1:55 PM
0.15
0.334
19
The Zoo
Animal
9:00 PM
0.15
0.874
20
NASCAR Racing
FS1
12:30 PM
0.12
0.783
21
Dangerous Seduction
LMN
8:00 PM
0.11
0.538
22
The Book of John Gray
OWN
10:00 PM
0.08
0.433
23
Monster Energy Supercar
FS1
10:38 PM
0.08
0.217
24
MLB Baseball
MLBN
1:10 PM
0.07
0.355
25
MLB Baseball
FS1
7:23 PM
0.07
0.257
26
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
9:56 AM
0.07
0.203
27
MLB Baseball
FS1
4:00 PM
0.06
0.338
28
Buyers Bootcamp
DIY
10:00 PM
0.05
0.180
29
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
7:25 AM
0.05
0.180
30
Murder Made Me Famous
Reelz
8:00 PM
0.04
0.243
31
First Time Flippers
DIY
9:00 PM
0.04
0.171
32
Track and Field
NBC Sports
2:30 PM
0.04
0.208

No rating information was made immediately available for NatGeoWild's Buckeye Bottoms & K-9 Border Wars; Ovation's The Artful Detective; and Reelz's The Shocking Truth.


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.