Thursday, May 17, 2018

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'The Real Housewives of New York City,' 'NHL Playoffs,' 'Misfit Garage' & More!

On May 16, 2018, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.91 - followed by Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City (0.47), NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.46) and Food's Guy's Grocery Games (0.31).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 7.496 million viewers - followed by The Real Housewives of New York City (1.411), NHL Hockey (1.394) and HGTV's House Hunters (1.326).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, May 16

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
9:00 PM
2.91
7.496
2
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.47
1.411
3
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
9:01 PM
0.46
1.394
4
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.31
0.945
5
Misfit Garage
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.28
0.938
6
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.27
1.312
7
Murder Chose Me
ID
10:00 PM
0.27
1.041
8
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.26
0.776
9
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.26
1.326
10
Botched
E!
9:00 PM
0.25
0.742
11
Hip Hop Squares
VH1
10:30 PM
0.25
0.604
12
Little Women: LA
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.25
0.772
13
American Pickers
History
9:00 PM
0.25
1.181
14
Hip Hop Squares
VH1
10:00 PM
0.24
0.554
15
Boise Boys
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.23
0.991
16
Legendary Locations
Travel
10:00 PM
0.21
0.718
17
Long Lost Family
TLC
8:00 PM
0.20
1.258
18
Sticker Shock
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.20
0.744
19
Krypton
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.19
0.606
20
The Expanse
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.19
0.609
21
Archer
FXX
10:00 PM
0.19
0.412
22
MLB Baseball
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.19
0.599
23
This Is Life Live
TLC
9:00 PM
0.18
1.010
24
Colony
USA
10:00 PM
0.16
0.698
25
The Americans
FX
10:00 PM
0.13
0.620
26
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.13
0.457
27
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:30 PM
0.12
0.375
28
Flip Wars
A&E
10:01 PM
0.12
0.415
29
Famous in Love
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.11
0.235
30
The Opposition with Jordan Klepper
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.11
0.291
31
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.10
0.356
32
Wheeler Dealers
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.09
0.328
33
Comedy Knockout
TruTV
11:00 PM
0.08
0.175
34
SciJinks
Science
10:06 PM
0.08
0.241
35
Graveyard Carz
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.07
0.235
36
America Inside Out with Katie Couric
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.06
0.313
37
Brockmire
IFC
10:00 PM
0.06
0.165
38
The Ultimate Fighter
FS1
10:00 PM
0.06
0.176
39
UEL Finals
FS1
2:27 PM
0.06
0.130
40
SciJinks
Science
10:36 PM
0.05
0.173
41
Hollywood Darlings
Pop
8:00 PM
0.03
0.117

No rating information was made immediately available for Audience's Ice; Cooking's Cheap Eats; DIY's Stone House Revival & Wood Work; HBO's Being Serena; Ovation's The Wine Show; and Viceland's My House & Desus & Mero.


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.