Friday, December 21, 2018

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'College Basketball,' 'College Football,' 'Floribama Shore,' 'Christmas for the Books' & More!

On December 20, 2018, ESPN2's College Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.51 - followed by ESPN's College Football (0.45), TNT's NBA Basketball (0.40) and MTV's Floribama Shore (0.37).

College Football was the most viewed program with 1.750 million viewers - followed by College Basketball (1.553), Hallmark M&M's Christmas for the Books (1.452) and History's American Pickers (1.344).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Thursday, December 20

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
College Basketball
ESPN2
7:00 PM
0.51
1.553
2
College Football
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.45
1.750
3
NBA Basketball
TNT
10:42 PM
0.40
1.020
4
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:13 PM
0.39
1.114
5
Floribama Shore
MTV
9:03 PM
0.37
0.664
6
Ex on the Beach
MTV
8:00 PM
0.35
0.631
7
WWE Tribute to the Troops
USA
9:00 PM
0.32
1.127
8
Top Chef
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.31
0.870
9
The Night That Didn’t End
ID
10:00 PM
0.29
1.202
10
Dead Silent
ID
9:00 PM
0.27
1.213
11
Botched
E!
9:00 PM
0.26
0.745
12
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.23
1.132
13
American Pickers
History
9:00 PM
0.23
1.344
14
Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.19
0.528
15
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.19
1.130
16
Christmas for the Books
HMM
9:00 PM
0.16
1.452
17
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:01 PM
0.13
0.402
18
The Carbonaro Effect
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.13
0.342
19
Busy Tonight
E!
10:00 PM
0.10
0.238
20
America Says
GSN
9:00 PM
0.08
0.445
21
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.08
0.318
22
Engineering Catastrophes
Science
9:00 PM
0.07
0.364
23
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:30 PM
0.07
0.295
24
IMPACT Wrestling
Pop
10:00 PM
0.04
0.116
25
Baroness Von Sketch Show
IFC
12:00 PM
0.03
0.110

No rating information was made immediately available for Science's Mega Machines.


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.