Monday, October 8, 2018

Friday Cable Ratings - 'MLB Playoffs,' 'Live PD,' 'Real Time,' 'My Lottery Dream Home,' 'College Football,' 'Z Nation' & More!

On October 5, 2018, TBS' MLB Baseball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.41 - followed by FS1's MLB Baseball (0.66), A&E's Live PD (0.60) and HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher (0.31).

TBS' MLB Baseball was the most viewed program with 5.571 million viewers - followed by FS1's MLB Baseball (2.031), Live PD (1.874) and Real Time with Bill Maher (1.733).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Friday, October 5

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
MLB Baseball
TBS
7:24 PM
1.41
5.571
2
MLB Baseball
FS1
9:30 PM
0.66
2.031
3
Live PD
A&E
9:00 PM
0.60
1.874
4
MLB Baseball
TBS
1:56 PM
0.46
1.909
5
MLB Baseball
FS1
4:02 PM
0.42
1.765
6
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
10:00 PM
0.31
1.733
7
My Lottery Dream Home
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.31
1.611
8
NBA Preseason
ESPN
10:32 PM
0.30
0.836
9
Deadly Women
ID
9:00 PM
0.26
0.978
10
In Plain Sight
ID
11:00 PM
0.26
0.894
11
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.26
1.305
12
College Football
ESPN
6:58 PM
0.25
0.996
13
Ridiculousness
MTV
8:30 PM
0.24
0.553
14
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.23
1.253
15
Treasure Quest: Snake Island
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.22
0.915
16
In Plain Sight
ID
11:30 PM
0.22
0.872
17
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Food
9:00 PM
0.19
0.699
18
Ridiculousness
MTV
8:00 PM
0.19
0.446
19
Double Dare
Nickelodeon
8:00 PM
0.19
0.782
20
BattleBots
Discovery
8:00 PM
0.19
0.809
21
Z Nation
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.18
0.542
22
Raven’s Home
Disney
8:00 PM
0.16
0.740
23
Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.15
0.410
24
Zombies Halloween Cast Party
Disney
8:30 PM
0.14
0.593
25
Haunted Live
Travel
10:00 PM
0.14
0.453
26
Van Helsing
Syfy
10:01 PM
0.11
0.390
27
Bizaardvark
Disney
7:30 PM
0.10
0.525
28
The Paynes
OWN
9:00 PM
0.09
0.445
29
Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents
Comedy
11:30 PM
0.09
0.221
30
Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.08
0.210
31
The Art of Murder
LMN
8:00 PM
0.08
0.329
32
Crazy Cakes
Cooking
10:00 PM
0.06
0.176
33
The Graham Norton Show
BBCA
11:00 PM
0.05
0.195
34
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.05
0.215
35
VICE
HBO
7:30 PM
0.04
0.184
36
Animals
HBO
11:30 PM
0.04
0.201

No rating information was made immediately available for DIY's Texas Flip and Move; Epix's The Contender & Unprotected Sets; HBO's Tracey Ullman's Show; NatGeoWild's Snake City; and TBS' ELeague.


NOTE: For the 2018-19 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.9 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.