Friday, July 6, 2018

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'Hot Dog Eating Contest,' 'House Hunters,' 'Wimbledon,' 'Steven Universe' & More!

On July 4, 2018, ESPN2's Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.43 - followed by HGTV's House Hunters (0.21), ESPN's Wimbledon (0.21) and Food's Guy's Grocery Games (0.20).

House Hunters was the most viewed program with 1.335 million viewers - followed by HGTV's House Hunters International (1.277), Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest (1.141) and Wimbledon (0.88).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, July 4

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest
ESPN2
12:00 PM
0.43
1.141
2
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.21
1.335
3
Tennis: Wimbledon
ESPN
7:00 AM
0.21
0.880
4
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.20
0.744
5
MLB Baseball
ESPN
4:00 PM
0.19
0.683
6
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.19
1.277
7
MLB Baseball
ESPN
7:08 PM
0.17
0.664
8
Steven Universe
Cartoon
7:30 PM
0.15
0.709
9
Colony
USA
10:00 PM
0.14
0.755
10
Sticker Shock
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.14
0.452
11
MLB Baseball
ESPN
10:34 PM
0.13
0.419
12
Comedy Knockout
TruTV
11:00 PM
0.09
0.167
13
Caribbean Pirate Treasure
Travel
10:00 PM
0.08
0.442
14
MLB Baseball
MLBN
2:30 PM
0.08
0.476
15
Comedy Knockout
TruTV
11:30 PM
0.08
0.148
16
Fourth of July at the White House
Hallmark
8:00 PM
0.08
0.660
17
Caribbean Pirate Treasure
Travel
10:30 PM
0.07
0.427
18
MLB Baseball
MLBN
11:07 AM
0.06
0.347
19
The Ultimate Fighter
FS1
10:00 PM
0.04
0.171
20
Track & Field
NBC Sports
7:00 PM
0.04
0.123
21
Lucha Underground
El Rey
8:00 PM
0.02
0.085
22
Man Fire Food
Cooking
9:00 PM
0.02
0.115

No rating information was made immediately available for PBS' A Capitol Fourth and Pop's Big Brother After Dark.


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.