Thursday, March 21, 2019

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'NCAA Tournament,' 'NBA Basketball,' 'The Challenge,' 'Black Ink Crew,' 'Deadly Class' & More!

On March 20, 2019, TruTV's 2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.59 - followed by ESPN's NBA Basketball (0.59), MTV's The Challenge (0.57), VH1's Black Ink Crew (0.48) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City (0.38).





                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, March 20

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TruTV
9:08 PM
0.59
1.757
2
NBA Basketball
ESPN
7:13 PM
0.59
1.471
3
The Challenge
MTV
9:00 PM
0.57
0.947
4
NBA Basketball
ESPN
9:44 PM
0.56
1.392
5
Black Ink Crew
VH1
9:00 PM
0.48
1.011
6
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.38
1.273
7
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
10:30 PM
0.31
0.919
8
Moonshiners
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.31
1.354
9
In Pursuit with John Walsh
ID
10:00 PM
0.31
1.279
10
My 600-Lb. Life
TLC
8:00 PM
0.30
1.085
11
See No Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.29
1.201
12
Moonshiners
Discovery
8:00 PM
0.29
1.202
13
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.28
1.503
14
Property Brothers
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.28
1.407
15
2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TruTV
6:29 PM
0.28
1.128
16
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.27
1.391
17
The Rachel Maddow Show
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.25
2.810
18
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.24
0.779
19
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.24
0.683
20
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.24
2.797
21
Moonshiners: Whiskey Business
Discovery
10:02 PM
0.23
1.026
22
Ridiculousness
MTV
8:30 PM
0.23
0.501
23
Ridiculousness
MTV
8:00 PM
0.23
0.486
24
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.22
2.940
25
Paranormal Caught on Camera
Travel
10:00 PM
0.22
0.790
26
If Loving You Is Wrong
OWN
10:00 PM
0.21
1.033
27
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.20
2.424
28
Botched
E!
9:00 PM
0.19
0.612
29
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.18
0.457
30
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
MSNBC
10:00 PM
0.18
2.301
31
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
8:00 PM
0.17
1.097
32
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.17
1.768
33
The Magicians
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.16
0.498
34
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
8:00 PM
0.15
0.669
35
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.15
1.285
36
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.15
1.676
37
Project Runway All Stars
Lifetime
8:30 PM
0.14
0.758
38
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.14
0.452
39
John Hickenlooper: Presidential Town Hall
CNN
10:00 PM
0.14
0.745
40
Beyond the Unknown
Travel
9:00 PM
0.13
0.594
41
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
9:00 PM
0.13
0.944
42
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:33 PM
0.13
0.451
43
Deadly Class
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.12
0.340
44
Deal or No Deal
CNBC
9:00 PM
0.12
0.498
45
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.12
0.335
46
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
11:00 PM
0.12
0.696
47
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.11
0.412
48
Drop the Mic
TNT
10:00 PM
0.09
0.255
49
Zombie House Flipping
A&E
9:00 PM
0.09
0.377
50
Tiny House Nation
A&E
10:01 PM
0.09
0.275
51
College Basketball
ESPN2
9:03 PM
0.08
0.502
52
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.08
0.307
53
College Basketball
ESPN2
7:00 PM
0.08
0.343
54
Snoop Dogg Presents: The Joker’s Wild
TNT
10:30 PM
0.07
0.222
55
You’re the Worst
FXX
10:00 PM
0.07
0.178
56
Schitt’s Creek
Pop
10:00 PM
0.07
0.224
57
Chasing Classic Cars
MotorTrend
9:00 PM
0.06
0.348
58
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:30 PM
0.06
0.172
59
Last Stop Garage
MotorTrend
10:00 PM
0.05
0.260
60
Busy Tonight
E!
11:00 PM
0.05
0.173
61
America Says
GSN
9:00 PM
0.05
0.455
62
Gone
WGN
9:00 PM
0.05
0.376
63
Documentary Now!
IFC
11:00 PM
0.03
0.118

No rating information was made immediately available for GSN's Common Knowledge; Lifetime's American Beauty Star; SundanceTV's Ministry of Evil; TV One's The DL Hughley Show; and Viceland's Vice Live.


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.