Thursday, May 24, 2018

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Playoffs,' 'NHL Playoffs,' 'Full Frontal,' 'Brother vs. Brother,' 'Krypton' & More!

On May 23, 2018, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.74 - followed by NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.91), Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City (0.43) and TBS' Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (0.31).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 7.346 million viewers - followed by NHL Hockey (2.577), HGTV's Brother vs. Brother (1.610) and HGTV's House Hunters (1.482).


                                                    The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, May 23

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
8:30 PM
2.74
7.346
2
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:03 PM
0.91
2.577
3
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.43
1.225
4
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
10:30 PM
0.31
0.880
5
Brother vs. Brother
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.28
1.610
6
Misfit Garage
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.27
0.902
7
My 600-Lb. Life
TLC
8:00 PM
0.26
0.912
8
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.25
1.412
9
See No Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.25
1.181
10
Botched
E!
9:00 PM
0.24
0.724
11
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.24
1.482
12
Murder Chose Me
ID
10:00 PM
0.23
1.062
13
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.21
0.657
14
Boise Boys
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.21
0.989
15
Little Women: LA
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.19
0.639
16
The Americans
FX
10:00 PM
0.19
0.730
17
American Pickers
History
9:00 PM
0.18
0.998
18
Colony
USA
10:00 PM
0.17
0.698
19
The Expanse
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.17
0.625
20
Legendary Locations
Travel
10:00 PM
0.16
0.625
21
Skin Tight
TLC
10:04 PM
0.15
0.506
22
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.15
0.462
23
Archer
FXX
10:00 PM
0.15
0.328
24
Krypton
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.14
0.557
25
Sticker Shock
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.14
0.578
26
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.13
0.386
27
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.13
0.357
28
Ben 10
Cartoon
6:00 PM
0.12
0.477
29
Famous in Love
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.11
0.300
30
Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu
Cartoon
6:15 PM
0.11
0.390
31
Wheeler Dealers
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.08
0.360
32
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:32 PM
0.07
0.281
33
The Ultimate Fighter
FS1
10:00 PM
0.07
0.196
34
Being Serena
HBO
10:00 PM
0.07
0.168
35
Comedy Knockout
TruTV
11:00 PM
0.07
0.193
36
SciJinks
Science
10:03 PM
0.06
0.206
37
Graveyard Carz
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.06
0.274
38
Brockmire
IFC
10:00 PM
0.06
0.179
39
SciJinks
Science
10:33 PM
0.05
0.165
40
Desus & Mero
Viceland
11:00 PM
0.05
0.087
41
Hollywood Darlings
Pop
8:00 PM
0.03
0.105

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


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.