Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Tuesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'NHL Playoffs,' 'Deadliest Catch,' 'The Last O.G.,' 'Unsolved' & More!

On May 1, 2018, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.18 - followed by USA's WWE SmackDown (0.77), NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.63) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (0.55).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 5.652 million viewers - followed by WWE SmackDown (2.436), Discovery's Deadliest Catch (1.749) and TLC's Little People, Big World (1.714).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Tuesday, May 1

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
10:56 PM
2.18
5.652
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:00 PM
2.11
5.587
3
WWE SmackDown
USA
8:00 PM
0.77
2.436
4
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:28 PM
0.63
1.712
5
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.55
1.612
6
Deadliest Catch
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.43
1.749
7
The Last O.G.
TBS
10:00 PM
0.38
1.047
8
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.37
1.132
9
The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars
MTV
10:00 PM
0.36
0.624
10
Forged in Fire: Knife or Death
History
10:03 PM
0.36
1.031
11
Little People, Big World
TLC
8:00 PM
0.36
1.714
12
Married at First Sight
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.35
0.901
13
The Haves and the Have Nots
OWN
9:00 PM
0.34
1.551
14
Tosh.0
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.29
0.526
15
Unsolved
USA
10:00 PM
0.27
0.705
16
Forbidden: Dying for Love
ID
10:00 PM
0.26
1.024
17
Chopped
Food
10:00 PM
0.26
0.773
18
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.26
1.412
19
Good Bones
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.26
1.324
20
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.24
1.277
21
Fixer Upper: Behind the Design
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.22
1.045
22
Web of Lies
ID
9:00 PM
0.22
0.839
23
My Little Life
TLC
10:05 PM
0.22
0.850
24
Legion
FX
10:00 PM
0.20
0.456
25
UCL Semifinal
FS1
2:30 PM
0.19
0.471
26
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.19
0.775
27
House Hunters
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.18
0.911
28
Shadowhunters
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.17
0.419
29
The Jim Jefferies Show
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.16
0.380
30
Last Outpost
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.16
0.814
31
Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s
OWN
10:00 PM
0.16
0.726
32
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.15
0.457
33
In Contempt
BET
10:00 PM
0.13
0.397
34
Ink Master: Angels
Paramount
10:00 PM
0.12
0.341
35
Love at First Flight
Lifetime
10:32 PM
0.11
0.312
36
The Zimmern List
Travel
9:00 PM
0.11
0.408
37
Conan
TBS
11:31 PM
0.11
0.245
38
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.10
0.290
39
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern
Travel
8:00 PM
0.10
0.388
40
Love at First Flight
Lifetime
11:17 PM
0.09
0.237
41
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:30 PM
0.09
0.298
42
Mysteries of the Abandoned
Science
9:02 PM
0.08
0.422
43
JDM Legends
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.08
0.267
44
The Opposition with Jordan Klepper
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.08
0.240
45
Salvage Hunters
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.07
0.267
46
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.06
0.107
47
Genius: Picasso
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.05
0.257
48
MLB Baseball
MLBN
8:12 PM
0.05
0.291

No rating information was made immediately available for Audience's You Me Her; DIY's Holmes: Next Generation; Reelz's Gangsters: America's Most Evil; and Viceland's The Ice Cream Show.


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.