Thursday, April 18, 2019

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'The Challenge,' 'Black Ink Crew,' 'Forged in Fire,' 'The Magicians' & More!

On April 17, 2019, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.04 - followed by MTV's The Challenge (0.46), VH1's Black Ink Crew (0.42), Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City (0.37) and History's Forged in Fire (0.33).





                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, April 17

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
9:39 PM
1.04
2.578
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
7:09 PM
0.86
2.161
3
The Challenge
MTV
9:00 PM
0.46
0.763
4
Black Ink Crew
VH1
9:00 PM
0.42
0.841
5
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.37
1.171
6
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.33
1.086
7
My 600-Lb. Life
TLC
8:00 PM
0.32
1.248
8
Expedition Unknown
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.30
1.304
9
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.29
0.791
10
Conan Without Borders: Australia
TBS
10:00 PM
0.28
0.700
11
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.28
3.365
12
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.27
3.069
13
The Last 24
ID
11:00 PM
0.27
1.047
14
Property Brothers: Buying & Selling
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.25
1.538
15
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.25
1.443
16
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.25
1.323
17
See No Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.25
1.140
18
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.24
2.739
19
The Rachel Maddow Show
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.24
2.767
20
Homicide City
ID
10:00 PM
0.24
1.146
21
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
6:55 PM
0.24
0.717
22
UEFA Champions League
TNT
2:41 PM
0.22
0.467
23
MLB Baseball
ESPN
6:30 PM
0.22
0.784
24
The Magicians
Syfy
9:00 PM
0.21
0.501
25
Mummies Unwrapped
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.19
0.905
26
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
MSNBC
10:00 PM
0.18
2.297
27
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.17
1.608
28
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:09 PM
0.17
0.492
29
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.16
1.764
30
Paranormal Caught on Camera
Travel
10:00 PM
0.16
0.561
31
What We Do In the Shadows
FX
10:00 PM
0.15
0.578
32
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.15
0.511
33
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
8:00 PM
0.15
0.893
34
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.15
0.376
35
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:00 PM
0.14
0.877
36
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.13
1.631
37
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
10:00 PM
0.13
0.801
38
Mysteries at the Museum
Travel
8:00 PM
0.13
0.599
39
In Search of Monsters
Travel
9:00 PM
0.12
0.490
40
NHL Hockey
USA
8:00 PM
0.12
0.300
41
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
8:00 PM
0.12
0.352
42
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.10
0.216
43
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:30 PM
0.10
0.325
44
Drugs, Inc.: The Fix
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.10
0.299
45
Happy!
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.10
0.291
46
Zombie House Flipping
A&E
9:00 PM
0.08
0.297
47
Tiny House Nation
A&E
10:01 PM
0.08
0.277
48
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
11:00 PM
0.08
0.577
49
Dark Side of the Ring
Viceland
9:00 PM
0.07
0.181
50
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.07
0.257
51
Wheeler Dealers
MotorTrend
9:00 PM
0.06
0.336
52
Busy Tonight
E!
11:00 PM
0.06
0.159
53
Sinkholes
Science
9:00 PM
0.05
0.241
54
Brockmire
IFC
10:00 PM
0.05
0.183
55
Last Stop Garage
MotorTrend
10:00 PM
0.05
0.228
56
MLB Baseball
MLBN
1:06 PM
0.04
0.176
57
MLB Baseball
MLBN
10:08 PM
0.04
0.153
58
Salvage Dawgs
DIY
9:00 PM
0.04
0.254
59
MLB Baseball
MLBN
3:59 PM
0.04
0.199
60
Gone
WGN
9:00 PM
0.03
0.320

No rating information was made immediately available for 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.