Thursday, May 16, 2019

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'Southern Charm,' 'NHL Hockey,' 'The Challenge,' 'Forged in Fire' & More!

On May 15, 2019, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.03 - followed by Bravo's Southern Charm (0.49), NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.47), Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City (0.46) and MTV's The Challenge (0.45).





                                                    The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, May 15

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:31 PM
2.03
5.488
2
Southern Charm
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.49
1.245
3
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
7:55 PM
0.47
1.389
4
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.46
1.294
5
The Challenge
MTV
9:00 PM
0.45
0.776
6
My 600-Lb. Life
TLC
8:00 PM
0.34
1.145
7
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
10:30 PM
0.31
0.832
8
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.29
0.931
9
See No Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.28
1.035
10
Property Brothers: Buying & Selling
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.28
1.431
11
Expedition Unknown
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.28
1.079
12
Forged in Fire
History
10:03 PM
0.26
0.875
13
Homicide City
ID
10:00 PM
0.26
0.995
14
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.25
0.770
15
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.23
2.712
16
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.22
3.121
17
Boise Boys
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.22
1.171
18
The Rachel Maddow Show
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.21
2.337
19
What We Do In the Shadows
FX
10:00 PM
0.19
0.522
20
MLB Baseball
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.17
0.516
21
Mummies Unwrapped
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.17
0.708
22
Wahlburgers
A&E
9:00 PM
0.17
0.433
23
Paranormal Caught on Camera
Travel
10:00 PM
0.16
0.662
24
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.16
2.356
25
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.14
1.384
26
The Employables
A&E
10:01 PM
0.14
0.310
27
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:00 PM
0.13
0.820
28
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.12
1.453
29
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.12
0.434
30
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
MSNBC
10:00 PM
0.12
1.751
31
In Search of Monsters
Travel
9:00 PM
0.12
0.516
32
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
8:00 PM
0.12
0.803
33
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
10:00 PM
0.11
0.764
34
Best Room Wins
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.11
0.392
35
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.11
0.208
36
Beyond the Unknown
Travel
8:00 PM
0.11
0.477
37
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.10
0.302
38
DuckTales
Disney
3:00 PM
0.09
0.332
39
Wheeler Dealers
MotorTrend
9:00 PM
0.09
0.440
40
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
11:00 PM
0.09
0.545
41
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.09
1.350
42
Big Hero 6: The Series
Disney
3:30 PM
0.08
0.272
43
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.08
0.255
44
Happy!
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.07
0.239
45
Dark Side of the Ring
Viceland
9:00 PM
0.07
0.200
46
Busy Tonight
E!
11:00 PM
0.05
0.130
47
Skyscrapers: Engineering the Future
Science
10:00 PM
0.05
0.231
48
Paid Off with Michael Torpey
TruTV
10:00 PM
0.05
0.122
49
Impossible Engineering
Science
9:00 PM
0.05
0.292
50
MLB Baseball
MLBN
10:11 PM
0.05
0.185
51
Gone
WGN
9:00 PM
0.04
0.280
52
Brockmire
IFC
10:00 PM
0.04
0.185
53
State of the Union
Sundance
10:00 PM
0.02
0.113

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.