Thursday, December 19, 2019

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'Impeachment Vote,' 'NBA Basketball,' 'The Challenge,' 'Black Ink Crew: Chicago' & More!

On December 18, 2019, CNN's Special Coverage: Impeachment Hearings was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.77 - followed by Fox News' Hannity (0.60), CNN's Cuomo Prime Time (0.60), Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight (0.57) and MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show (0.49).





                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, December 18

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
9:00 PM
0.77
3.340
2
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
8:00 PM
0.63
2.838
3
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.60
5.001
4
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:32 PM
0.60
2.747
5
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.57
5.032
6
The Rachel Maddow Show
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.49
4.067
7
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.45
4.359
8
NBA Basketball
ESPN
9:37 PM
0.43
1.165
9
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
10:00 PM
0.43
2.031
10
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:10 PM
0.41
3.395
11
The Challenge
MTV
9:00 PM
0.39
0.642
12
NBA Basketball
ESPN
7:13 PM
0.38
1.069
13
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
7:00 PM
0.35
1.826
14
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
MSNBC
10:00 PM
0.35
3.140
15
The Challenge
MTV
10:01 PM
0.34
0.541
16
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.32
0.948
17
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.32
0.930
18
The Story with Martha MacCallum
Fox News
7:00 PM
0.31
3.072
19
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.29
2.401
20
Special Report with Bret Baier
Fox News
6:00 PM
0.29
2.717
21
Alaskan Bush People
Discovery
8:00 PM
0.28
1.379
22
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
11:00 PM
0.28
1.377
23
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
VH1
8:00 PM
0.28
0.587
24
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
6:00 PM
0.28
1.524
25
The Oval
BET
9:00 PM
0.27
0.935
26
WWE NXT
USA
8:00 PM
0.27
0.795
27
All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite
TNT
8:00 PM
0.25
0.683
28
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.24
0.910
29
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
5:00 PM
0.24
1.373
30
Shattered
ID
10:00 PM
0.24
1.129
31
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.24
0.711
32
Sistas
BET
10:00 PM
0.23
0.786
33
The Five
Fox News
5:00 PM
0.23
2.535
34
Man vs. Bear
Discovery
9:02 PM
0.22
0.730
35
Property Brothers: Forever Home
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.22
1.301
36
Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda
ID
9:00 PM
0.22
1.169
37
The Real Housewives of Dallas
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.21
0.606
38
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.21
2.277
39
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
4:00 PM
0.20
1.307
40
Jungle Life
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.19
0.998
41
Vikings
History
10:00 PM
0.19
0.961
42
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
10:30 PM
0.19
0.694
43
House Hunters International
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.19
0.974
44
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
12:00 PM
0.18
1.392
45
America’s Newsroom
Fox News
11:00 AM
0.18
1.977
46
Jungle Life
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.18
1.095
47
College Basketball
ESPN2
9:04 PM
0.17
0.713
48
The Great Food Truck Race
Food
10:00 PM
0.17
0.652
49
House Hunters
HGTV
11:30 PM
0.17
0.846
50
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
1:00 PM
0.17
1.239
51
Your World with Neil Cavuto
Fox News
4:00 PM
0.17
1.761
52
America’s Newsroom
Fox News
10:00 AM
0.17
2.119
53
America’s Newsroom
Fox News
9:00 AM
0.17
2.366
54
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.17
0.626
55
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
3:00 PM
0.17
1.139
56
House Impeachment Vote
Fox News
2:00 PM
0.17
1.631
57
House Impeachment Vote
Fox News
1:00 PM
0.17
1.668
58
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
11:00 AM
0.17
1.311
59
Lights Out with David Spade
Comedy
11:35 PM
0.17
0.382
60
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
2:00 PM
0.17
1.156
61
MSNBC Special Coverage - Impeachment Vote
MSNBC
5:00 PM
0.17
1.577
62
House Impeachment Vote
Fox News
3:00 PM
0.17
1.714
63
House Impeachment Vote
Fox News
12:00 PM
0.16
1.867
64
America’s Newsroom
Fox News
8:45 AM
0.15
2.201
65
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
10:00 AM
0.15
1.093
66
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.14
0.481
67
Fox and Friends
Fox News
7:00 AM
0.14
1.724
68
Fox and Friends
Fox News
8:00 AM
0.13
2.088
69
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.12
0.316
70
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
9:00 AM
0.12
0.948
71
College Basketball
ESPN2
11:04 PM
0.11
0.481
72
Born This Way
A&E
9:00 PM
0.11
0.413
73
Fox and Friends
Fox News
6:00 AM
0.11
1.327
74
MSNBC Special Coverage - Impeachment Vote
MSNBC
9:00 AM
0.11
1.424
75
MSNBC Special Coverage - Impeachment Vote
MSNBC
10:13 AM
0.11
1.214
76
Extinct or Alive
Animal
8:00 PM
0.11
0.470
77
Bitchin’ Rides
MotorTrend
9:00 PM
0.10
0.541
78
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
8:00 AM
0.10
0.759
79
Morning Joe
MSNBC
6:00 AM
0.09
1.209
80
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:04 PM
0.09
0.344
81
College Basketball
ESPN2
7:00 PM
0.09
0.374
82
Blind Date
Bravo
11:30 PM
0.08
0.223
83
Paranormal Caught on Camera
Travel
10:00 PM
0.07
0.399
84
New Day
CNN
7:00 AM
0.07
0.623
85
Holmes & Holmes
DIY
9:00 PM
0.06
0.274
86
Deadly Engineering
Science
10:00 PM
0.05
0.255
87
Engineering Catastrophes
Science
9:00 PM
0.05
0.308
88
Fresh Out Presents: Playlist of the Decade
MTV
11:02 PM
0.05
0.090
89
Catch 21
GSN
6:00 PM
0.04
0.429
90
Five Day Biz Fix
CNBC
10:00 PM
0.04
0.109
91
Nightly Pop
E!
11:30 PM
0.04
0.099
92
New Day
CNN
6:00 AM
0.04
0.436
93
America Says
GSN
4:30 PM
0.04
0.372

No rating information was made immediately available for BET's Copwatch America; Epix's NFL: The Grind; HBO's Finding the Way Home; and IFC's Toast of London.


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.