Thursday, May 9, 2019

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'NHL Hockey,' 'The Challenge,' 'What We Do In the Shadows' & More!

On May 8, 2019, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.75 - followed by NBC Sports' NHL Hockey (0.63), MTV's The Challenge (0.46), Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City (0.38) and History's Forged in Fire (0.32).





                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, May 8

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
TNT
10:35 PM
2.75
6.766
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:00 PM
1.84
4.821
3
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:56 PM
0.63
1.666
4
The Challenge
MTV
9:00 PM
0.46
0.790
5
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.38
1.124
6
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.32
0.967
7
My 600-Lb. Life
TLC
8:00 PM
0.32
1.073
8
The Rachel Maddow Show
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.29
3.040
9
Forged in Fire
History
10:03 PM
0.27
0.869
10
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.27
3.407
11
Expedition Unknown
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.26
1.174
12
Homicide City
ID
10:00 PM
0.25
1.056
13
See No Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.25
1.096
14
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
10:00 PM
0.25
0.728
15
The Last 24
ID
11:00 PM
0.25
0.909
16
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.24
0.710
17
UEFA Champions League
TNT
2:43 PM
0.23
0.509
18
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.23
2.689
19
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.23
2.950
20
Property Brothers: Buying & Selling
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.22
1.231
21
What We Do In the Shadows
FX
10:00 PM
0.22
0.527
22
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.21
0.648
23
Boise Boys
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.21
1.069
24
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
MSNBC
10:00 PM
0.21
2.385
25
House Hunters
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.19
0.976
26
The Dude Perfect Show
Nickelodeon
7:30 PM
0.19
0.715
27
Mummies Unwrapped
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.18
0.774
28
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.16
0.351
29
House Hunters International
HGTV
11:30 PM
0.16
0.895
30
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.15
1.826
31
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:00 PM
0.15
1.010
32
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
10:00 PM
0.15
0.921
33
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
8:00 PM
0.14
0.901
34
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.14
1.510
35
MLB Baseball
ESPN
6:30 PM
0.13
0.471
36
Best Room Wins
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.13
0.403
37
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
11:00 PM
0.12
0.629
38
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.11
0.240
39
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.11
0.398
40
Paranormal Caught on Camera
Travel
10:00 PM
0.11
0.440
41
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.10
0.199
42
Amy Klobuchar: Town Hall
Fox News
6:30 PM
0.10
1.608
43
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:31 PM
0.10
0.268
44
In Search of Monsters
Travel
9:00 PM
0.09
0.385
45
Happy!
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.09
0.271
46
E! News
E!
7:00 PM
0.09
0.291
47
DuckTales
Disney
3:00 PM
0.08
0.263
48
Zombie House Flipping
A&E
9:00 PM
0.08
0.265
49
Dark Side of the Ring
Viceland
9:00 PM
0.08
0.225
50
Zombie House Flipping
A&E
8:00 PM
0.07
0.284
51
Big Hero 6: The Series
Disney
3:30 PM
0.07
0.237
52
Wheeler Dealers
MotorTrend
9:00 PM
0.06
0.348
53
Tiny House Nation
A&E
10:01 PM
0.06
0.264
54
Tiny House Nation
A&E
11:04 PM
0.05
0.239
55
Gone
WGN
9:00 PM
0.05
0.313
56
Busy Tonight
E!
11:00 PM
0.05
0.138
57
Brockmire
IFC
10:00 PM
0.04
0.145

No rating information was made immediately available for DIY's Salvage Dawgs; Science's Impossible Engineering & Skyscrapers; SundanceTV's State of the Union; 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.