Thursday, November 21, 2019

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'Democratic Debate,' 'NBA Basketball,' 'The Challenge,' 'Impeachment Hearings,' 'The Oval' & More!

On November 20, 2019, MSNBC's Democractic Debate was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.08 - followed by ESPN's NBA Basketball (0.70), MSNBC's The 11th Hour with Brian Williams (0.45), MTV's The Challenge (0.42) and MSNBC's Democratic Debate Pre-Show (0.40).





                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, November 20

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Democratic Debate
MSNBC
9:00 PM
1.08
6.604
2
Democratic Debate
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.89
5.644
3
NBA Basketball
ESPN
10:04 PM
0.70
1.637
4
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:22 PM
0.45
3.508
5
NBA Basketball
ESPN
7:42 PM
0.43
1.016
6
The Challenge
MTV
9:00 PM
0.42
0.697
7
Democratic Debate Pre-Show
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.40
3.320
8
All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite
TNT
8:00 PM
0.39
0.893
9
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.38
1.010
10
Black Ink Crew
VH1
8:00 PM
0.35
0.767
11
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.33
4.336
12
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.31
3.482
13
WWE NXT
USA
8:00 PM
0.30
0.916
14
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.29
0.774
15
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.28
0.986
16
Erin Burnett OutFront
CNN
7:00 PM
0.28
1.819
17
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.27
3.832
18
The Oval
BET
9:00 PM
0.26
0.877
19
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
2:00 PM
0.25
1.751
20
MSNBC Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
5:40 PM
0.25
2.741
21
Special Report with Bret Baier
Fox News
6:00 PM
0.25
2.620
22
The Five
Fox News
5:00 PM
0.25
3.038
23
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
1:00 PM
0.25
1.705
24
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
10:30 PM
0.25
0.720
25
The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
CNN
5:00 PM
0.25
1.755
26
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
3:00 PM
0.25
1.711
27
Sistas
BET
10:00 PM
0.25
0.815
28
The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
CNN
6:00 PM
0.24
1.791
29
America’s Newsroom
Fox News
11:00 AM
0.24
2.807
30
MSNBC Post-Debate Analysis
MSNBC
12:00 AM
0.24
2.039
31
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
8:00 PM
0.24
1.823
32
Outnumbered
Fox News
12:00 PM
0.24
2.620
33
The Story with Martha MacCallum
Fox News
7:00 PM
0.23
2.431
34
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
12:00 PM
0.23
1.641
35
The Real Housewives of Dallas
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.23
0.667
36
Property Brothers: Forever Home
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.23
1.170
37
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.23
1.988
38
Daily Briefing with Dana Perino
Fox News
2:00 PM
0.22
2.493
39
Outnumbered Overtime
Fox News
1:00 PM
0.22
2.469
40
Fox News Reporting
Fox News
3:00 PM
0.22
2.369
41
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.21
1.043
42
The Lead with Jake Tapper
CNN
4:00 PM
0.21
1.581
43
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
11:00 AM
0.21
1.702
44
MSNBC News Analysis - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
5:00 PM
0.21
2.511
45
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
10:00 AM
0.21
1.771
46
Shattered
ID
10:00 PM
0.20
0.903
47
MSNBC News Analysis - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
11:02 AM
0.20
2.633
48
Deadline: White House
MSNBC
3:47 PM
0.20
2.592
49
MSNBC Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
11:20 AM
0.20
2.360
50
MSNBC News Analysis - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
1:09 PM
0.20
2.270
51
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:00 PM
0.20
1.619
52
MSNBC Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
9:00 AM
0.20
2.491
53
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.20
0.660
54
MSNBC Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
1:40 PM
0.18
2.193
55
Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda
ID
9:00 PM
0.18
1.079
56
House Hunters
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.18
0.916
57
America’s Newsroom
Fox News
10:00 AM
0.18
2.441
58
America’s Newsroom
Fox News
9:00 AM
0.17
2.334
59
House Hunters International
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.17
0.821
60
Your World with Neil Cavuto
Fox News
4:00 PM
0.17
2.057
61
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.17
0.386
62
DNC Debate Post Analysis
CNN
11:00 PM
0.17
1.011
63
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
10:00 PM
0.16
1.332
64
Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Party Challenge
VH1
9:01 PM
0.16
0.369
65
Thanksgiving Pie Fight
Food
10:01 PM
0.16
0.545
66
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
9:00 AM
0.15
1.464
67
Fox News at Night
Fox News
12:00 AM
0.15
1.263
68
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.15
0.486
69
DNC Debate Post Analysis
CNN
12:00 AM
0.15
0.812
70
Fox and Friends
Fox News
8:00 AM
0.14
2.063
71
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:03 PM
0.14
0.432
72
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
FXX
10:00 PM
0.14
0.268
73
Fox and Friends
Fox News
7:00 AM
0.13
1.836
74
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
FXX
10:30 PM
0.13
0.236
75
Extinct or Alive
Animal
9:00 PM
0.12
0.427
76
Mountain Monsters
Travel
10:00 PM
0.12
0.427
77
Fox and Friends
Fox News
6:00 AM
0.11
1.375
78
Bitchin’ Rides
MotorTrend
9:00 PM
0.11
0.529
79
Morning Joe
MSNBC
6:00 AM
0.11
1.352
80
Lights Out with David Spade
Comedy
11:35 PM
0.09
0.243
81
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
8:00 AM
0.09
0.839
82
Copwatch America
BET
11:00 PM
0.08
0.281
83
Drift This!
MotorTrend
10:00 PM
0.08
0.333
84
College Football
ESPN2
7:30 PM
0.08
0.386
85
Blind Date
Bravo
11:30 PM
0.08
0.261
86
Engineering Catastrophes
Science
9:00 PM
0.07
0.390
87
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
7:00 AM
0.07
0.635
88
Back in the Game
CNBC
10:00 PM
0.07
0.236
89
Deadly Engineering
Science
10:00 PM
0.05
0.329
90
Nightly Pop
E!
11:30 PM
0.05
0.105
91
American Mystery
Travel
11:00 PM
0.05
0.184
92
Holmes & Holmes
DIY
9:00 PM
0.04
0.294
93
Catch 21
GSN
6:00 PM
0.04
0.404
94
Baroness von Sketch Show
IFC
12:00 AM
0.02
0.072
95
Baroness von Sketch Show
IFC
12:30 AM
0.01
0.037

No rating information was made immediately available for Epix's NFL: The Grind; Up's Heartland; and Viceland's Vice News Reports.


NOTE: For the 2019-20 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 120.6 million TV households in the United States - with 307.3 million people ages 2 and up. 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.