Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Tuesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'WWE SmackDown,' 'The Last O.G.,' 'Deadliest Catch,' 'Forged in Fire' & More!

On May 8, 2018, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.92 - followed by USA's WWE SmackDown (0.71), Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (0.62) and USA's Chrisley Knows Best (0.51).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 4.953 million viewers - followed by WWE SmackDown (2.293), TLC's Little People, Big World (1.755) and OWN's The Haves and the Have Nots (1.739).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Tuesday, May 8

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
10:34 PM
1.92
4.953
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:00 PM
1.51
4.082
3
WWE SmackDown
USA
8:00 PM
0.71
2.293
4
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.62
1.637
5
Chrisley Knows Best
USA
10:00 PM
0.51
1.422
6
The Last O.G.
TBS
10:00 PM
0.45
1.145
7
Deadliest Catch
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.44
1.708
8
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.42
1.123
9
Little People, Big World
TLC
9:00 PM
0.41
1.755
10
Forged in Fire: Knife or Death
History
10:03 PM
0.37
0.929
11
The Haves and the Have Nots
OWN
9:00 PM
0.36
1.739
12
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.32
1.506
13
Tosh.0
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.32
0.625
14
The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars
MTV
10:00 PM
0.32
0.518
15
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.31
1.540
16
Good Bones
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.31
1.391
17
SpongeBob SquarePants
Nickelodeon
7:00 PM
0.30
1.244
18
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.30
0.907
19
Chopped
Food
10:00 PM
0.28
0.898
20
Forbidden: Dying for Love
ID
9:00 PM
0.27
1.005
21
The Jim Jefferies Show
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.23
0.518
22
The Cromarties
USA
10:32 PM
0.23
0.561
23
The Housleys
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.22
0.961
24
Last Outpost
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.21
0.848
25
My Little Life
TLC
10:03 PM
0.18
0.787
26
Shadowhunters
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.16
0.418
27
The Opposition with Jordan Klepper
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.16
0.388
28
Legion
FX
10:00 PM
0.14
0.353
29
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.13
0.375
30
Black Love
OWN
10:00 PM
0.12
0.678
31
In Contempt
BET
10:00 PM
0.12
0.488
32
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.11
0.334
33
Ink Master: Angels
Paramount
10:00 PM
0.11
0.312
34
MLB Baseball
MLBN
7:12 PM
0.10
0.505
35
Grace vs. Abrams
A&E
10:01 PM
0.10
0.320
36
The Chris Gethard Show
TruTV
11:00 PM
0.10
0.179
37
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.08
0.269
38
Mysteries of the Abandoned
Science
9:02 PM
0.08
0.349
39
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.08
0.299
40
The Zimmern List
Travel
9:00 PM
0.08
0.358
41
JDM Legends
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.06
0.227
42
Salvage Hunters
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.06
0.208
43
Genius: Picasso
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.06
0.350
44
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
2:40 PM
0.06
0.134
45
Holmes: Next Generation
DIY
9:00 PM
0.05
0.230
46
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.05
0.081

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