Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tuesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'WWE SmackDown,' 'Below Deck Mediterranean,' 'The Last O.G.' & More!

On May 22, 2018, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 3.10 - followed by USA's WWE SmackDown (0.68), USA's Chrisley Knows Best (0.55) and Bravo's Below Deck Mediterranean (0.44).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 8.296 million viewers - followed by WWE SmackDown (2.195), OWN's The Haves and the Have Nots (1.790) and TLC's Little People, Big World (1.645).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Tuesday, May 22

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
9:00 PM
3.10
8.296
2
WWE SmackDown!
USA
8:00 PM
0.68
2.195
3
Chrisley Knows Best
USA
10:00 PM
0.55
1.607
4
Below Deck Mediterranean
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.44
1.259
5
The Haves and the Have Nots
OWN
9:00 PM
0.42
1.790
6
The Last O.G.
TBS
10:30 PM
0.42
1.040
7
Deadliest Catch
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.39
1.615
8
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.36
1.061
9
Little People, Big World
TLC
9:00 PM
0.35
1.645
10
The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars
MTV
10:00 PM
0.32
0.564
11
Tosh.0
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.30
0.547
12
Chopped
Food
9:00 PM
0.28
0.882
13
Good Bones
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.28
1.478
14
Forged in Fire: Knife or Death
History
10:03 PM
0.28
0.880
15
Hidden Potential
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.27
1.362
16
House Hunters
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.24
1.317
17
Web of Lies
ID
9:00 PM
0.24
1.003
18
The Cromarties
USA
10:31 PM
0.20
0.622
19
Our Wild Life
TLC
10:03 PM
0.19
0.786
20
Ink Master: Angels
Paramount
10:00 PM
0.18
0.419
21
Legion
FX
10:00 PM
0.18
0.409
22
MLB Baseball
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.18
0.580
23
Last Outpost
Discovery
10:03 PM
0.17
0.723
24
In Contempt
BET
10:00 PM
0.16
0.468
25
The Jim Jefferies Show
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.15
0.353
26
Ben 10
Cartoon
6:00 PM
0.15
0.632
27
Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu
Cartoon
6:15 PM
0.13
0.581
28
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.13
0.349
29
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.12
0.413
30
MLB Baseball
ESPN
10:29 PM
0.11
0.375
31
The Zimmern List
Travel
9:00 PM
0.11
0.421
32
Sell It Like Serhant
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.10
0.399
33
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.10
0.345
34
JDM Legends
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.08
0.232
35
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.08
0.273
36
REAL Sports with Bryant Gumbell
HBO
10:00 PM
0.06
0.193
37
Space’s Deepest Secrets
Science
10:04 PM
0.06
0.285
38
Wrench’d
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.06
0.235
39
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.06
0.090
40
Unearthed
Science
9:02 PM
0.06
0.318
41
Genius: Picasso
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.06
0.325
42
Holmes: Next Generation
DIY
9:00 PM
0.05
0.249
43
International Friendly Soccer
FS1
10:00 PM
0.05
0.104
44
The Chris Gethard Show
TruTV
11:00 PM
0.04
0.088

No rating information was made immediately available for Audience's You Me Her; and Viceland's Beerland & 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.