Friday, October 19, 2018

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'MLB Baseball,' 'NBA Basketball,' 'Jersey Shore: Family Vacation,' 'Mountain Men' & More!

On October 18, 2018, TBS' MLB Baseball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.59 - followed by TNT's NBA Basketball (1.57), MTV's Jersey Shore: Family Vacation (0.65) and NFL Network's NFL Football (0.59).

MLB Baseball was the most viewed program with 6.523 million viewers - followed by NBA Basketball (3.310), History's Mountain Men (1.923) and NFL Football (1.743).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Thursday, October 18

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
MLB Baseball
TBS
8:00 PM
1.59
6.523
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
10:47 PM
1.57
3.310
3
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:14 PM
0.65
1.555
4
Jersey Shore: Family Vacation
MTV
8:00 PM
0.65
1.106
5
NFL Football
NFL
8:23 PM
0.59
1.743
6
How Far Is Tattoo Far?
MTV
9:01 PM
0.29
0.485
7
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.28
0.484
8
Mountain Men
History
9:00 PM
0.28
1.923
9
How Far Is Tattoo Far?
MTV
9:32 PM
0.27
0.462
10
Shahs of Sunset
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.25
0.851
11
Nightwatch Nation
A&E
10:01 PM
0.25
0.804
12
The First 48
A&E
9:00 PM
0.24
0.830
13
Flip or Flop Atlanta
HGTV
9:30 PM
0.24
1.129
14
Flip or Flop Atlanta
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.24
1.073
15
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.23
0.714
16
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.23
1.302
17
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.23
0.801
18
College Football
ESPN
8:54 PM
0.23
0.808
19
The Return of Shelby the Swamp Man
History
10:03 PM
0.21
1.342
20
To Catch a Killer
ID
10:00 PM
0.21
0.968
21
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.19
1.280
22
Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.16
0.489
23
Food Truck Fan Fight
Food
11:00 PM
0.16
0.433
24
Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks
TruTV
10:30 PM
0.12
0.226
25
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.10
0.308
26
Engineering Catastrophes
Science
9:00 PM
0.08
0.290
27
Mega Machines: Sea Giants
Science
10:00 PM
0.07
0.280
28
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team
CMT
10:00 PM
0.06
0.276
29
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.06
0.208
30
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.05
0.209
31
IMPACT Wrestling
Pop
8:00 PM
0.04
0.189
32
Irreconcilable Differences
Reelz
9:00 PM
0.02
0.111

No rating information was made immediately available for Cooking's Late Nite Eats and DIY's Tiny House, Big Living.


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.