Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Friday Cable Ratings - 'U.S. Open,' 'College Football,' 'House Hunters,' 'SafeWord,' 'Wynonna Earp' & More!

On August 31, 2018, ESPN's 2018 U.S. Open was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.45 - followed by ESPN's College Football (0.41), MTV's Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'n Out (0.30) and HGTV's House Hunters International (0.26).

2018 U.S. Open was the most viewed program with 1.951 million viewers - followed by College Football (1.409), House Hunters International (1.340) and HGTV's House Hunters (1.254).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, August 31

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
2018 U.S. Open Tennis
ESPN
7:11 PM
0.45
1.951
2
College Football
ESPN
9:22 PM
0.41
1.409
3
Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ’n Out
MTV
10:00 PM
0.30
0.538
4
Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ’n Out
MTV
10:31 PM
0.29
0.533
5
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.26
1.340
6
SafeWord
MTV
11:02 PM
0.23
0.425
7
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Food
9:00 PM
0.22
0.816
8
The Killer Closer
ID
10:00 PM
0.22
0.960
9
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.22
1.254
10
Ancient Aliens
History
8:00 PM
0.22
0.902
11
Tiny Paradise
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.20
1.184
12
In Search Of
History
10:03 PM
0.20
0.793
13
BattleBots
Discovery
8:00 PM
0.17
0.757
14
College Football
FS1
9:00 PM
0.16
0.596
15
The Dead Files
Travel
10:00 PM
0.16
0.554
16
2018 U.S. Open Tennis
ESPN
12:00 PM
0.16
0.845
17
Treasure Quest: Snake Island
Discovery
9:01 PM
0.16
0.669
18
Wynonna Earp
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.13
0.502
19
Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.13
0.269
20
Treehouse Masters
Animal
8:00 PM
0.13
0.569
21
Lethal Soccer Mom
LMN
8:00 PM
0.12
0.474
22
The Paynes
OWN
9:00 PM
0.09
0.400
23
Killjoys
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.09
0.378
24
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.08
0.282
25
Scaled
Animal
9:03 PM
0.08
0.286
26
Craig of the Creek
Cartoon
5:00 PM
0.08
0.458
27
Texas Flip and Move
DIY
9:00 PM
0.07
0.504
28
Crazy Cakes
Cooking
10:00 PM
0.07
0.177
29
Animals
HBO
11:30 PM
0.07
0.136
30
Random Acts of Flyness
HBO
12:00 AM
0.07
0.132
31
Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack
TruTV
11:30 PM
0.06
0.125
32
ELeague
TBS
11:00 PM
0.06
0.120
33
MLB Baseball
MLBN
7:07 PM
0.04
0.257

No rating information was made immediately available for Epix's The Contender; PBS' American Masters; Pop's Big Brother After Dark; and Up's Our Wedding Story & Crazy Beautiful Weddings.


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.