Friday, May 17, 2019

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'NHL Hockey,' 'Double Shot at Love,' 'RuPaul's Drag Race,' 'Better Things' & More!

On May 16, 2019, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.90 - followed by NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.61), MTV's Double Shot at Love (0.41), A&E's The First 48 (0.34) and VH1's RuPaul's Drag Race (0.26).





                                                   The Cable Ratings for Thursday, May 16

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
9:10 PM
2.90
7.877
2
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:56 PM
0.61
1.860
3
Double Shot at Love
MTV
8:00 PM
0.41
0.735
4
The First 48
A&E
8:00 PM
0.34
1.049
5
RuPaul’s Drag Race
VH1
9:00 PM
0.26
0.564
6
Swamp People
History
9:00 PM
0.25
1.251
7
The Face of Evil
ID
10:00 PM
0.24
0.986
8
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.23
2.648
9
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.22
3.099
10
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
9:00 PM
0.21
0.379
11
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.21
0.710
12
Project Runway
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.21
0.886
13
Little Women: Atlanta
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.21
0.653
14
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.19
1.226
15
The Rachel Maddow Show
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.19
2.486
16
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.18
2.293
17
Caribbean Life
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.18
1.007
18
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.18
1.147
19
Murder Chose Me
ID
9:00 PM
0.17
0.765
20
Braxton Family Values
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.17
0.559
21
2019 PGA Championship
TNT
1:00 PM
0.17
0.990
22
Untucked
VH1
10:30 PM
0.16
0.378
23
Little Women: LA
Lifetime
10:03 PM
0.15
0.584
24
Vanished in Paradise: The Untold Story
A&E
9:00 PM
0.15
0.592
25
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.15
1.373
26
The American Farm
History
10:03 PM
0.15
0.708
27
Tacoma FD
TruTV
9:30 PM
0.13
0.227
28
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
MSNBC
10:00 PM
0.13
1.989
29
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
8:00 PM
0.12
0.800
30
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:00 PM
0.12
0.895
31
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
10:00 PM
0.11
0.736
32
Hustle & Soul
WE tv
10:00 PM
0.10
0.375
33
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.10
1.469
34
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.10
1.420
35
Klepper
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.09
0.196
36
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.09
0.276
37
DuckTales
Disney
3:00 PM
0.09
0.337
38
Women’s Soccer
ESPN2
8:00 PM
0.09
0.261
39
Better Things
FX
10:00 PM
0.09
0.289
40
Cloak & Dagger
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.09
0.235
41
Mysteries of the Abandoned
Science
9:00 PM
0.08
0.436
42
NASA’s Unexplained Files
Science
10:00 PM
0.08
0.318
43
Big Hero 6: The Series
Disney
3:30 PM
0.08
0.311
44
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.07
0.304
45
Wife Swap
Paramount
9:00 PM
0.07
0.249
46
Busy Tonight
E!
11:00 PM
0.06
0.214
47
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
11:00 PM
0.06
0.499
48
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:30 PM
0.06
0.280
49
MLS Soccer
ESPN2
10:03 PM
0.06
0.112
50
Paid Off with Michael Torpey
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.05
0.086
51
MLB Baseball
MLBN
6:41 PM
0.05
0.205
52
State of the Union
Sundance
10:00 PM
0.03
0.192

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


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.