Friday, May 10, 2019

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

On May 9, 2019, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.54 - followed by NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.68), A&E's The First 48 (0.38), MTV's Double Shot at Love (0.35) and A&E's Live Rescue (0.31).





                                                   The Cable Ratings for Thursday, May 9

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
8:10 PM
1.54
4.406
2
NBA Basketball
ESPN
10:42 PM
1.53
3.947
3
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:55 PM
0.68
2.080
4
The First 48
A&E
8:00 PM
0.38
1.189
5
Double Shot at Love
MTV
8:00 PM
0.35
0.568
6
Live Rescue
A&E
9:00 PM
0.31
1.070
7
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.29
0.559
8
RuPaul’s Drag Race
VH1
9:00 PM
0.28
0.555
9
Beat Bobby Flay
Food
10:00 PM
0.26
0.812
10
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.26
2.797
11
Swamp People
History
9:00 PM
0.25
1.260
12
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.25
1.158
13
Little Women: Atlanta
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.24
0.712
14
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.23
3.179
15
House Hunters
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.23
0.978
16
The Face of Evil
ID
10:00 PM
0.22
0.987
17
The Rachel Maddow Show
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.22
2.652
18
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.21
2.596
19
Project Runway
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.20
0.869
20
James Comey: AC360 Town Hall
CNN
8:00 PM
0.20
1.560
21
Braxton Family Values
WE tv
9:00 PM
0.20
0.575
22
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.20
0.469
23
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:09 PM
0.19
1.428
24
Untucked
VH1
10:30 PM
0.19
0.390
25
House Hunters International
HGTV
11:30 PM
0.18
0.976
26
The American Farm
History
10:03 PM
0.18
0.710
27
Murder Chose Me
ID
9:00 PM
0.18
0.839
28
Little Women: LA
Lifetime
10:03 PM
0.18
0.605
29
Tacoma FD
TruTV
10:30 PM
0.16
0.323
30
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.16
1.566
31
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
MSNBC
10:00 PM
0.16
2.168
32
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
10:00 PM
0.15
1.091
33
Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry
E!
8:00 PM
0.13
0.449
34
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
11:00 PM
0.13
0.773
35
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.13
0.518
36
DuckTales
Disney
3:00 PM
0.12
0.355
37
Hustle & Soul
WE tv
10:00 PM
0.11
0.413
38
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.11
1.578
39
Cloak & Dagger
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.11
0.306
40
Ghost Bait
Travel
10:30 PM
0.11
0.335
41
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.11
1.332
42
Wife Swap
Paramount
9:00 PM
0.11
0.277
43
Ghost Bait
Travel
10:00 PM
0.10
0.350
44
Klepper
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.10
0.218
45
Big Hero 6: The Series
Disney
3:30 PM
0.10
0.330
46
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.10
0.320
47
NASA’s Unexplained Files
Science
10:00 PM
0.09
0.347
48
Mysteries of the Abandoned
Science
9:00 PM
0.09
0.404
49
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.08
0.308
50
Better Things
FX
10:00 PM
0.08
0.242
51
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:01 PM
0.08
0.344
52
MLB Baseball
MLBN
7:07 PM
0.06
0.328
53
Top Gear
BBCA
9:00 PM
0.05
0.109
54
America on Drugs
Viceland
10:00 PM
0.05
0.129
55
State of the Union
Sundance
10:00 PM
0.05
0.225
56
Busy Tonight
E!
11:00 PM
0.04
0.114
57
Desus & Mero
Showtime
11:00 PM
0.02
0.029

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's Premier League Darts; National Geographic's StarTalk; 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.