Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Tuesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'MLB Baseball,' 'WWE SmackDown,' 'Mayans MC,' 'Below Deck' & More!

On October 16, 2018, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.41 - followed by TBS' MLB Baseball (1.15), FS1's MLB Baseball (1.14) and USA's WWE SmackDown (0.92).

TBS' MLB Baseball was the most viewed program with 4.087 million viewers - followed by FS1's MLB Baseball (4.087), NBA Basketball (2.945) and WWE SmackDown (2.545).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Tuesday, October 16

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:00 PM
1.41
2.945
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
10:27 PM
1.24
2.717
3
MLB Baseball
TBS
5:00 PM
1.15
4.871
4
MLB Baseball
FS1
9:02 PM
1.14
4.087
5
WWE SmackDown!
USA
8:00 PM
0.92
2.545
6
Mayans MC
FX
10:00 PM
0.52
1.292
7
2018 BET Hip Hop Awards
BET
8:00 PM
0.51
1.052
8
Below Deck
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.45
1.217
9
The Challenge: Final Reckoning
MTV
9:00 PM
0.40
0.622
10
The Purge
USA
10:00 PM
0.40
1.026
11
The Haves and the Have Nots
OWN
9:00 PM
0.31
1.715
12
Chopped
Food
9:00 PM
0.28
0.848
13
Flipping Out
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.27
0.824
14
The Little Couple
TLC
8:00 PM
0.25
1.215
15
Home Alone
ID
10:00 PM
0.24
0.868
16
Tosh.0
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.24
0.553
17
Married at First Sight
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.24
0.934
18
Desert Flippers
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.23
1.151
19
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.23
1.108
20
Sweet Home Sextuplets
TLC
10:00 PM
0.22
1.017
21
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.22
1.108
22
Ink Master
Paramount
10:00 PM
0.22
0.534
23
Hustle in Brooklyn
BET
10:00 PM
0.22
0.449
24
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.21
0.727
25
Vegas Rat Rods
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.19
0.653
26
Counting Cars
History
10:03 PM
0.18
0.711
27
Evil Twins
ID
9:00 PM
0.16
0.764
28
American Pickers
History
9:00 PM
0.15
0.911
29
Life Below Zero
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.15
1.051
30
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.13
0.437
31
The Jim Jefferies Show
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.12
0.356
32
Trans Am
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.11
0.432
33
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.10
0.270
34
Bitchin’ Rides
Velocity
9:00 PM
0.09
0.380
35
Iron Resurrection
Velocity
10:00 PM
0.09
0.393
36
Lost Amazon: Project Z
Travel
10:00 PM
0.08
0.389
37
Unearthed
Science
10:00 PM
0.08
0.342
38
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.08
0.245
39
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:02 PM
0.08
0.197
40
Mysteries of the Abandoned
Science
9:00 PM
0.07
0.399
41
2018 BET Hip Hop Awards
MTV2
8:00 PM
0.07
0.159
42
Paid Off with Michael Torpey
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.05
0.105

No rating information was made immediately available for Audience's Loudermilk; Cooking's Burgers, Brew & 'Que; Reelz's Sex, Lies & Murder; Showtime's Inside the NFL; and Viceland's The Hunt for the Trump Tapes.


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.