Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Sunday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'Fear the Walking Dead,' 'Westworld,' 'Worst Cooks in America,' 'Billions' & More!

On May 20, 2018, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.88 - followed by AMC's Fear the Walking Dead (0.82), HBO's Westworld (0.59) and Adult Swim's Robot Chicken (0.55).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 7.797 million viewers - followed by Fear the Walking Dead (2.306), Hallmark's Good Witch (1.767) and HGTV's Caribbean Life (1.590).


                                                    The Cable Ratings for Sunday, May 20

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:00 PM
2.88
7.797
2
Fear the Walking Dead
AMC
9:00 PM
0.82
2.306
3
Westworld
HBO
9:02 PM
0.59
1.545
4
Robot Chicken
Adult Swim
11:30 PM
0.55
1.086
5
Naked and Afraid XL
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.45
1.418
6
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
HBO
11:03 PM
0.44
1.276
7
Worst Cooks in America
Food
9:00 PM
0.41
1.342
8
90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?
TLC
8:00 PM
0.39
1.337
9
Into the Badlands
AMC
10:05 PM
0.38
1.078
10
The Real Housewives of Potomac
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.34
1.047
11
Caribbean Life
HGTV
9:30 PM
0.32
1.590
12
Mexico Life
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.32
1.573
13
Caribbean Life
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.31
1.572
14
Joe Pera Talks With You
Adult Swim
12:00 AM
0.31
0.634
15
Disappeared
ID
9:00 PM
0.30
1.120
16
Mexico Life
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.30
1.511
17
Lakefront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.29
1.573
18
Joe Pera Talks With You
Adult Swim
12:15 AM
0.28
0.573
19
Breaking Homicide
ID
11:00 PM
0.27
0.995
20
Total Bellas
E!
9:00 PM
0.27
0.517
21
Lakefront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.27
1.486
22
Breaking Homicide
ID
10:00 PM
0.27
1.016
23
Snoop Dogg Presents: The Joker’s Wild
TBS
10:00 PM
0.26
0.707
24
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.25
1.135
25
Billions
Showtime
9:02 PM
0.24
0.952
26
Lost in Transition
TLC
10:05 PM
0.24
0.896
27
Iron Chef America
Food
10:00 PM
0.24
0.762
28
Wicked Tuna
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.22
0.822
29
Deadly Matrimony
Lifetime
8:00 PM
0.21
0.898
30
Bar Rescue
Paramount
10:00 PM
0.21
0.525
31
Southern Charm New Orleans
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.20
0.691
32
Drop the Mic
TBS
10:30 PM
0.20
0.498
33
College Softball
ESPN
12:00 PM
0.19
0.663
34
Live From the Red Carpet
E!
6:00 PM
0.18
0.507
35
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.17
0.507
36
Good Witch
Hallmark
9:00 PM
0.17
1.767
37
Talking Dead
AMC
11:06 PM
0.17
0.589
38
Trust
FX
10:00 PM
0.17
0.544
39
The Powerpuff Girls
Cartoon
4:15 PM
0.13
0.414
40
The Powerpuff Girls
Cartoon
4:30 PM
0.12
0.410
41
Food Paradise
Travel
8:00 PM
0.11
0.355
42
Killing Eve
BBCA
8:00 PM
0.11
0.485
43
Food Paradise
Travel
9:00 PM
0.10
0.302
44
In Ice Cold Blood
Oxygen
7:00 PM
0.09
0.347
45
Snapped
Oxygen
6:00 PM
0.09
0.335
46
The Case of
Oxygen
8:00 PM
0.08
0.249
47
Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER
NatGeoWild
9:00 PM
0.08
0.503
48
Major League Soccer
FS1
7:00 PM
0.08
0.176
49
Deadly Intelligence
Science
10:04 PM
0.07
0.310
50
Robson Green: Extreme Fisherman
Animal
11:04 PM
0.06
0.240
51
Salvage Dawgs
DIY
9:00 PM
0.06
0.410
52
Sweetbitter
Starz
8:05 PM
0.05
0.174
53
I’m Dying Up Here
Showtime
10:00 PM
0.05
0.207
54
Unsung
TV One
9:00 PM
0.05
0.188
55
The Circus
Showtime
8:00 PM
0.03
0.150
56
Vida
Starz
8:30 PM
0.03
0.133

No rating information was made immediately available for PBS' Little Women.


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.