Friday, April 19, 2019

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'The First 48,' 'Double Shot at Love,' 'Swamp People,' 'Impractical Jokers' & More!

On April 18, 2019, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.33 - followed by A&E's The First 48 (0.38), MTV's Double Shot at Love (0.36), MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show (0.32) and NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.29).





                                                   The Cable Ratings for Thursday, April 18

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
10:45 PM
1.33
3.322
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:09 PM
1.16
2.928
3
The First 48
A&E
8:00 PM
0.38
1.134
4
Double Shot at Love
MTV
8:00 PM
0.36
0.606
5
The Rachel Maddow Show
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.32
3.225
6
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:03 PM
0.29
0.824
7
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.29
3.630
8
Swamp People
History
9:00 PM
0.28
1.444
9
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.27
3.151
10
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.27
0.535
11
The Face of Evil
ID
10:00 PM
0.26
1.091
12
RuPaul’s Drag Race
VH1
9:00 PM
0.25
0.534
13
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.24
1.061
14
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:09 PM
0.23
0.655
15
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.23
2.917
16
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.22
0.814
17
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
MSNBC
10:00 PM
0.22
2.505
18
Tacoma FD
TruTV
10:30 PM
0.21
0.387
19
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:00 PM
0.21
1.183
20
Project Runway
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.21
0.859
21
Flip or Flop Vegas
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.20
1.040
22
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.20
1.005
23
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
10:00 PM
0.18
1.017
24
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
8:00 PM
0.18
1.143
25
Untucked
VH1
10:30 PM
0.18
0.365
26
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.17
1.968
27
Braxton Family Values
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.17
0.588
28
Wife Swap
Paramount
9:00 PM
0.17
0.457
29
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.17
1.535
30
Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry
E!
8:00 PM
0.16
0.625
31
Little Women: LA
Lifetime
10:03 PM
0.16
0.585
32
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.16
1.677
33
Little Women: Atlanta
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.15
0.543
34
Cloak & Dagger
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.15
0.385
35
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
11:00 PM
0.15
0.762
36
NHL Hockey
USA
8:30 PM
0.15
0.411
37
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
9:00 PM
0.14
0.332
38
Better Things
FX
10:00 PM
0.13
0.364
39
Sex for Sale: The Untold Story
A&E
9:00 PM
0.13
0.554
40
Hustle & Soul
WE tv
10:00 PM
0.13
0.448
41
Family Food Showdown
Food
8:00 PM
0.12
0.484
42
The American Farm
History
10:03 PM
0.12
0.669
43
Ghost Bait
Travel
10:00 PM
0.10
0.399
44
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.10
0.278
45
Ghost Bait
Travel
10:30 PM
0.10
0.350
46
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.09
0.316
47
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.08
0.326
48
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.07
0.287
49
Busy Tonight
E!
11:00 PM
0.05
0.149
50
MLB Baseball
MLBN
8:10 PM
0.05
0.241
51
Mysteries of the Abandoned
Science
9:00 PM
0.04
0.296
52
NASA’s Unexplained Files
Science
10:00 PM
0.04
0.241

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's Premier League Darts; National Geographic's StarTalk; Showtime's Desus & Mero; SundanceTV's Unspeakable; and TV One's The DL Hughley Show.


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.