Thursday, May 3, 2018

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'Black Ink Crew,' 'NHL Playoffs,' 'The Expanse,' 'Colony' & More!

On May 2, 2018, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.60 - followed by VH1's Black Ink Crew (0.56), NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.47) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City (0.44).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 4.305 million viewers - followed by NHL Hockey (1.509), HGTV's Property Brothers (1.493) and HGTV's House Hunters (1.458).


                                                    The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, May 2

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:13 PM
1.60
4.305
2
Black Ink Crew
VH1
9:00 PM
0.56
1.150
3
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:03 PM
0.47
1.509
4
The Real Housewives of New York CIty
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.44
1.369
5
My 600-Lb. Life
TLC
8:00 PM
0.37
1.276
6
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:01 PM
0.37
1.036
7
Hip Hop Squares
VH1
10:00 PM
0.36
0.742
8
Hip Hop Squares
VH1
10:30 PM
0.33
0.694
9
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
10:30 PM
0.32
0.932
10
Murder Chose Me
ID
10:00 PM
0.31
1.122
11
Iron Chef Gauntlet
Food
9:00 PM
0.30
1.026
12
Property Brothers
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.28
1.493
13
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.27
1.411
14
See No Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.27
1.159
15
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.27
1.458
16
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.26
0.836
17
Misfit Garage
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.25
0.763
18
Boise Boys
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.24
0.991
19
Skin Tight
TLC
10:04 PM
0.23
0.726
20
Archer
FXX
10:00 PM
0.21
0.435
21
Little Women: LA
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.21
0.704
22
American Pickers
History
9:00 PM
0.21
1.140
23
Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry
E!
9:00 PM
0.20
0.720
24
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.19
0.740
25
Sticker Shock
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.18
0.773
26
Legendary Locations
Travel
10:00 PM
0.17
0.667
27
Krypton
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.17
0.630
28
UCL Semifinal
FS1
2:30 PM
0.17
0.390
29
The Expanse
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.16
0.590
30
Colony
USA
10:00 PM
0.16
0.579
31
The Americans
FX
10:00 PM
0.15
0.611
32
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.14
0.485
33
Storage Wars: Northern Treasures
A&E
9:30 PM
0.13
0.539
34
Flip Wars
A&E
10:01 PM
0.12
0.401
35
The Opposition with Jordan Klepper
Comedy
11:31 PM
0.12
0.303
36
Storage Wars: Northern Treasures
A&E
9:00 PM
0.12
0.521
37
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.11
0.358
38
Sell It Like Serhant
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.11
0.406
39
Famous in Love
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.10
0.251
40
The Ultimate Fighter
FS1
10:00 PM
0.10
0.246
41
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.09
0.284
42
Wheeler Dealers
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.09
0.372
43
Graveyard Carz
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.08
0.282
44
Outrageous Acts of Science
Science
10:04 PM
0.08
0.257
45
Brockmire
IFC
10:00 PM
0.07
0.216
46
Being Serena
HBO
10:00 PM
0.07
0.234
47
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.07
0.249
48
Comedy Knockout
TruTV
11:00 PM
0.07
0.157
49
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.06
0.100
50
America Inside Out with Katie Couric
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.05
0.319
51
My Partner Knows Best
Lifetime
10:02 PM
0.04
0.199
52
Hollywood Darlings
Pop
8:00 PM
0.01
0.083

No rating information was made immediately available for Audience's Ice; Cooking's Cheap Eats; DIY's Stone House Revival; and Ovation's The Wine 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.