Thursday, February 21, 2019

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'College Basketball,' 'The Challenge,' 'Black Ink Crew: Chicago,' 'Forged in Fire,' 'Moonshiners' & More!

On February 20, 2019, ESPN's College Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.73 - followed by MTV's The Challenge (0.52), Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey (0.48), VH1's Black Ink Crew: Chicago (0.45) and History's Forged in Fire (0.37).





                                                    The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, February 20

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
College Basketball
ESPN
9:00 PM
1.73
4.343
2
The Challenge
MTV
9:00 PM
0.52
0.834
3
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.48
1.364
4
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
VH1
9:00 PM
0.45
0.917
5
College Basketball
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.42
1.214
6
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.37
1.174
7
My 600-Lb. Life
TLC
8:00 PM
0.36
1.250
8
Moonshiners
Discovery
9:01 PM
0.34
1.280
9
In Pursuit with John Walsh
ID
10:00 PM
0.34
1.366
10
The Rachel Maddow Show
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.32
3.217
11
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.31
3.150
12
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.30
3.351
13
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.30
0.888
14
Ridiculousness
MTV
8:30 PM
0.28
0.557
15
See No Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.27
1.230
16
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.26
0.803
17
Ridiculousness
MTV
8:00 PM
0.26
0.548
18
Homestead Rescue
Discovery
10:02 PM
0.25
1.003
19
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.25
1.305
20
Family by the Ton
TLC
10:00 PM
0.25
0.762
21
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.24
2.499
22
Botched
E!
9:00 PM
0.24
0.708
23
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.23
1.405
24
Property Brothers
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.21
1.205
25
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
10:00 PM
0.21
1.095
26
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
MSNBC
10:00 PM
0.21
2.281
27
The Magicians
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.21
0.531
28
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:00 PM
0.20
1.196
29
Roommate Hunters
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.19
0.928
30
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
8:00 PM
0.19
1.257
31
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.18
2.047
32
Grown-ish
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.18
0.422
33
Knight Fight
History
10:03 PM
0.18
0.575
34
Suits
USA
10:00 PM
0.17
0.687
35
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.17
0.519
36
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:33 PM
0.16
0.500
37
UEFA Champions League
TNT
2:44 PM
0.16
0.381
38
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
11:00 PM
0.15
0.757
39
Deal or No Deal
CNBC
9:00 PM
0.15
0.657
40
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.15
1.508
41
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.14
0.439
42
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.14
1.855
43
Deadly Class
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.14
0.365
44
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
8:00 PM
0.14
0.702
45
Project Runway All Stars
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.13
0.611
46
Paranormal Caught on Camera
Travel
10:00 PM
0.12
0.663
47
Unikitty
Cartoon
5:30 PM
0.12
0.433
48
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:19 PM
0.12
0.312
49
College Basketball
ESPN2
7:00 PM
0.11
0.436
50
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
9:00 PM
0.11
0.623
51
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.10
0.308
52
Drop the Mic
TNT
10:00 PM
0.10
0.321
53
Dating: No Filter
E!
10:30 PM
0.10
0.223
54
I’m Sorry
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.09
0.205
55
You’re the Worst
FXX
10:00 PM
0.08
0.186
56
Schitt’s Creek
Pop
10:00 PM
0.08
0.229
57
Common Knowledge
GSN
5:30 PM
0.07
0.558
58
Documentary Now!
IFC
11:00 PM
0.07
0.135
59
College Basketball
FS1
6:30 PM
0.07
0.188
60
America Says
GSN
9:00 PM
0.06
0.430
61
Snoop Dogg Presents: The Joker’s Wild
TNT
10:30 PM
0.06
0.223
62
American Beauty Star
Lifetime
10:03 PM
0.06
0.238
63
Wrench’d
MotorTrend
9:00 PM
0.05
0.242
64
Bargain Mansions
DIY
9:00 PM
0.05
0.217
65
College Basketball
FS1
11:05 PM
0.05
0.149

No rating information was made immediately available for E!'s Busy Tonight and WGN America's Pure.


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.