Friday, May 18, 2018

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'Jersey Shore: Family Vacation,' 'NHL Playoffs,' 'Southern Charm,' 'RuPaul's Drag Race' & More!

On May 17, 2018, MTV's Jersey Shore: Family Vacation was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.02 - followed by NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.71), MTV's Ex on the Beach (0.49) and Bravo's Southern Charm (0.46).

NHL Hockey was the most viewed program with 2.051 million viewers - followed by Jersey Shore: Family Vacation (1.701), History's Swamp People (1.644) and HGTV's House Hunters International (1.445).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Thursday, May 17

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Jersey Shore: Family Vacation
MTV
8:00 PM
1.02
1.701
2
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:02 PM
0.71
2.051
3
Ex on the Beach
MTV
9:01 PM
0.49
0.845
4
Southern Charm
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.46
1.321
5
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.37
1.132
6
RuPaul’s Drag Race
VH1
8:00 PM
0.33
0.698
7
Swamp People
History
9:00 PM
0.31
1.644
8
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.27
1.445
9
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.25
1.437
10
Flip or Flop Vegas
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.24
1.204
11
Untucked
VH1
9:30 PM
0.24
0.481
12
Murder Calls
ID
9:00 PM
0.21
1.031
13
Siren
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.20
0.615
14
Truck Night in America
History
10:03 PM
0.19
0.657
15
The Carbonaro Effect
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.17
0.405
16
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
10:00 PM
0.13
0.551
17
Imposters
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.12
0.444
18
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.11
0.544
19
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.11
0.402
20
Nobodies
TV Land
10:00 PM
0.11
0.500
21
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.09
0.349
22
Impossible Engineering
Science
10:04 PM
0.09
0.297
23
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.09
0.303
24
IMPACT Wrestling
Pop
8:00 PM
0.07
0.326
25
Talk Show the Game Show
TruTV
11:00 PM
0.07
0.154
26
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.06
0.113
27
Citizen Rose
E!
10:00 PM
0.06
0.139
28
MLB Baseball
MLBN
9:55 PM
0.05
0.174
29
Tiny Luxury
DIY
9:00 PM
0.04
0.231
30
World’s Most Epic
Science
9:02 PM
0.04
0.224
31
Thursday Night Darts
BBCA
10:00 PM
0.03
0.113
32
Bringing Up Bates
Up
9:00 PM
0.03
0.153

No rating information was made immediately available for Cooking's Carnival Eats.


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.