Thursday, December 6, 2018

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'Black Ink Crew,' 'Gold Rush,' 'South Park,' 'Vikings,' 'Live PD' & More!

On December 5, 2018, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.83 - followed by VH1's Black Ink Crew (0.48), Discovery's Gold Rush (0.44) and Comedy Central's South Park (0.43).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 1.816 million viewers - followed by Gold Rush (1.717), History's Vikings (1.650) and ID's Shattered (1.333).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, December 5

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
10:38 PM
0.83
1.816
2
NBA Basketball
ESPN
8:12 PM
0.73
1.643
3
Black Ink Crew
VH1
10:00 PM
0.48
1.044
4
Gold Rush
Discovery
8:00 PM
0.44
1.717
5
South Park
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.43
0.769
6
Live PD
A&E
8:00 PM
0.42
1.296
7
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.42
1.148
8
Vikings
History
9:00 PM
0.37
1.650
9
Shattered
ID
10:00 PM
0.33
1.333
10
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.31
0.927
11
The Real Housewives of Dallas
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.31
0.810
12
Catfish: The TV Show
MTV
9:00 PM
0.30
0.583
13
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
10:30 PM
0.29
0.897
14
Property Brothers
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.28
1.292
15
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.28
1.322
16
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.26
1.212
17
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.25
0.815
18
Border Live
Discovery
9:01 PM
0.22
0.777
19
Deal or No Deal
CNBC
9:00 PM
0.21
0.865
20
Deal or No Deal
CNBC
8:00 PM
0.18
0.796
21
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.17
0.491
22
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
2:43 PM
0.14
0.307
23
Texas Metal
MotorTrend
9:00 PM
0.14
0.464
24
Fantomworks
MotorTrend
10:00 PM
0.11
0.464
25
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.10
0.299
26
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:03 PM
0.10
0.262
27
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
8:00 PM
0.09
0.606
28
History Remembers President George H.W. Bush
History
10:01 PM
0.09
0.435
29
Nightflyers
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.08
0.319
30
A Thousand Words with Michelle Obama
BET
9:00 PM
0.06
0.279
31
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.06
0.266
32
Busy Tonight
E!
10:00 PM
0.06
0.190
33
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:47 PM
0.06
0.125
34
Bargain Mansions
DIY
9:00 PM
0.06
0.241
35
America Says
GSN
9:00 PM
0.06
0.472
36
Cashed Out
Reelz
9:00 PM
0.05
0.155
37
Bargain Mansions
DIY
9:30 PM
0.05
0.223
38
Man Fire Food
Cooking
9:00 PM
0.05
0.202

No rating information was made immediately available for El Rey's Man at Arms: Art of War and Viceland's Kentucky Ayahuasca.


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.