Thursday, August 1, 2019

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'CNN Presidential Debate,' 'Shark Week,' 'Yellowstone,' 'Southern Charm,' 'Wahlburgers' & More!

On July 31, 2019, CNN's Democratic Presidential Debate was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.92 - followed by CNN's Debate Post Analysis (1.15), Paramount's Yellowstone (0.56), Discovery's Extinct or Alive: The Lost Shark (0.47) and Discovery's Capsized: Blood in the Water (0.45).





                                                    The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, July 31

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
CNN Democratic Presidential Debate
CNN
8:27 PM
1.92
10.722
2
CNN Debate - Closing Statements
CNN
10:27 PM
1.68
9.171
3
CNN Debate - Opening Statements
CNN
8:00 PM
1.30
8.167
4
CNN Debate Post Analysis
CNN
10:47 PM
1.15
6.577
5
Yellowstone
Paramount
10:00 PM
0.56
2.272
6
CNN Debate Post Analysis
CNN
11:00 PM
0.55
3.068
7
Extinct or Alive: The Lost Shark
Discovery
8:00 PM
0.47
1.473
8
Capsized: Blood in the Water
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.45
1.321
9
Southern Charm
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.38
1.201
10
Basketball Wives
VH1
8:00 PM
0.37
0.986
11
Snowfall
FX
10:00 PM
0.33
0.758
12
Married at First Sight
Lifetime
8:30 PM
0.32
1.027
13
Catfish: The TV Show
MTV
8:00 PM
0.29
0.546
14
Property Brothers
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.27
1.599
15
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
10:30 PM
0.27
0.772
16
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.27
0.905
17
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.26
2.968
18
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.26
1.049
19
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.26
0.727
20
Are You the One?
MTV
9:01 PM
0.26
0.434
21
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.25
1.386
22
CNN Debate Post Analysis
CNN
12:00 AM
0.25
1.550
23
House Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.24
1.507
24
Suits
USA
9:00 PM
0.22
0.944
25
The Wonderland Murders
ID
9:00 PM
0.22
1.052
26
Shark After Dark
Discovery
11:01 PM
0.22
0.512
27
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.22
1.894
28
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.21
2.667
29
Dark Waters: Murder in the Deep
ID
10:00 PM
0.21
1.051
30
The Strongest Man in History
History
10:03 PM
0.21
0.748
31
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.20
2.799
32
Grown-ish
Freeform
8:00 PM
0.20
0.440
33
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.19
0.597
34
Decision 2020: Post-Debate Analysis
MSNBC
10:47 PM
0.18
1.545
35
Queen Sugar
OWN
9:00 PM
0.16
0.951
36
CNN Debate Post Analysis
CNN
1:00 AM
0.16
0.976
37
South Side
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.15
0.279
38
Marrying Millions
Lifetime
10:00 PM
0.15
0.534
39
The Last Cowboy
Paramount
11:04 PM
0.14
0.498
40
Krypton
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.13
0.381
41
Archer
FXX
10:00 PM
0.13
0.251
42
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.12
0.910
43
Decision 2020: Post-Debate Analysis
MSNBC
12:30 AM
0.11
0.759
44
Pearson
USA
10:01 PM
0.11
0.468
45
Lights Out with David Spade
Comedy
11:35 PM
0.10
0.255
46
Wahlburgers
A&E
10:01 PM
0.10
0.319
47
Younger
TV Land
10:00 PM
0.09
0.454
48
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.08
0.298
49
MLS Soccer
FS1
8:29 PM
0.08
0.182
50
Alien Highway
Travel
10:00 PM
0.08
0.486
51
UFOs: The Lost Evidence
Travel
9:00 PM
0.07
0.484
52
Vice News Tonight
HBO
7:30 PM
0.06
0.209
53
Wahlburgers
A&E
9:00 PM
0.06
0.316
54
Decision 2020
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.06
0.647
55
America Says
GSN
9:00 PM
0.06
0.395
56
Unmasking Jihadi John: Anatomy of a Terrorist
HBO
8:00 PM
0.06
0.198
57
Common Knowledge
GSN
5:30 PM
0.05
0.433
58
Florida Girls
Pop
10:00 PM
0.04
0.092
59
Florida Girls
Pop
10:30 PM
0.04
0.088
60
Sherman’s Showcase
IFC
10:00 PM
0.04
0.105
61
Sherman’s Showcase
IFC
10:30 PM
0.01
0.037

No rating information was made immediately available for CNBC's Deal or No Deal; Cooking's Man's Greatest Food; DIY's Restored; GSN's Best Ever Trivia Show; Pop's Big Brother After Dark; 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.