Thursday, May 2, 2019

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

On May 1, 2019, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.33 - followed by MTV's The Challenge (0.50), VH1's Black Ink Crew (0.42), NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.40) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City (0.38).





                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, May 1

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
9:09 PM
1.33
3.513
2
The Challenge
MTV
9:00 PM
0.50
0.809
3
Black Ink Crew
VH1
9:00 PM
0.42
0.942
4
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
6:56 PM
0.40
1.188
5
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
9:44 PM
0.39
1.003
6
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.38
1.132
7
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.35
1.009
8
Live PD
A&E
9:00 PM
0.34
1.146
9
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.30
3.652
10
UEFA Champions League
TNT
2:43 PM
0.30
0.635
11
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.30
3.187
12
The Last 24
ID
11:00 PM
0.26
1.026
13
My 600-Lb. Life
TLC
8:00 PM
0.25
0.995
14
Homicide City
ID
10:00 PM
0.25
1.127
15
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.25
1.242
16
The Rachel Maddow Show
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.25
3.261
17
See No Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.23
1.089
18
Property Brothers: Buying & Selling
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.23
1.408
19
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.23
1.255
20
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.23
2.958
21
Expedition Unknown
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.21
1.067
22
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.20
0.671
23
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
MSNBC
10:00 PM
0.20
2.640
24
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.20
0.710
25
Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party
VH1
10:01 PM
0.19
0.464
26
The Dude Perfect Show
Nickelodeon
7:30 PM
0.18
0.720
27
Boise Boys
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.17
0.862
28
What We Do In the Shadows
FX
10:00 PM
0.17
0.418
29
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.16
1.649
30
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.16
1.970
31
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:00 PM
0.15
0.994
32
Mummies Unwrapped
Discovery
10:02 PM
0.15
0.767
33
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
8:00 PM
0.15
1.112
34
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
10:00 PM
0.15
0.975
35
Paranormal Caught on Camera
Travel
10:00 PM
0.15
0.520
36
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.14
0.315
37
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.13
1.806
38
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.13
0.588
39
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
11:00 PM
0.12
0.720
40
In Search of Monsters
Travel
9:00 PM
0.11
0.406
41
Best Room Wins
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.11
0.387
42
Happy!
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.10
0.289
43
Live From the Red Carpet
E!
6:00 PM
0.09
0.305
44
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.09
0.393
45
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.09
0.174
46
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:30 PM
0.09
0.299
47
Wheeler Dealers
MotorTrend
9:00 PM
0.08
0.374
48
Dark Side of the Ring
Viceland
9:00 PM
0.08
0.234
49
Busy Tonight
E!
11:00 PM
0.07
0.146
50
Impossible Engineering
Science
9:00 PM
0.06
0.322
51
Skyscrapers: Engineering the Future
Science
10:00 PM
0.05
0.271
52
On Tour with Asperger’s Are Us
HBO
8:00 PM
0.04
0.108
53
On Tour with Asperger’s Are Us
HBO
8:30 PM
0.04
0.095
54
Brockmire
IFC
10:00 PM
0.04
0.131
55
Gone
WGN
9:00 PM
0.03
0.320

No rating information was made immediately available for DIY's Salvage Dawgs 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.