Thursday, December 5, 2019

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'College Basketball,' 'The Challenge,' 'South Park,' 'Vikings,' 'Black Ink Crew: Chicago' & More!

On December 4, 2019, ESPN's College Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.54 - followed by MTV's The Challenge (0.45), Comedy Central's South Park (0.42), Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey (0.39) and VH1's Black Ink Crew: Chicago (0.33).





                                                    The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, December 4

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
College Basketball
ESPN
9:32 PM
0.54
1.537
2
The Challenge
MTV
9:00 PM
0.45
0.816
3
South Park
Comedy
10:00 PM
0.42
0.798
4
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.39
1.087
5
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
VH1
9:00 PM
0.33
0.741
6
Vikings
History
9:00 PM
0.32
1.624
7
All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite
TNT
8:00 PM
0.32
0.851
8
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
VH1
8:00 PM
0.32
0.724
9
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.31
4.181
10
The Rachel Maddow Show
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.30
3.316
11
WWE NXT
USA
8:00 PM
0.29
0.845
12
Vikings
History
10:02 PM
0.27
1.397
13
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.27
0.759
14
Sistas
BET
10:00 PM
0.27
0.908
15
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.26
3.852
16
Man vs. Bear
Discovery
9:00 PM
0.26
0.924
17
Alaskan Bush People
Discovery
8:00 PM
0.26
1.361
18
College Basketball
ESPN
7:30 PM
0.25
0.819
19
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.25
3.430
20
The Oval
BET
9:00 PM
0.24
0.948
21
The Real Housewives of Dallas
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.24
0.673
22
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
12:00 PM
0.24
1.404
23
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
1:00 PM
0.23
1.435
24
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
MSNBC
10:00 PM
0.23
2.581
25
Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda
ID
9:00 PM
0.23
1.087
26
Property Brothers: Forever Home
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.23
1.260
27
Shattered
ID
10:00 PM
0.22
0.985
28
The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
CNN
6:00 PM
0.22
1.526
29
Special Report with Bret Baier
Fox News
6:00 PM
0.21
2.744
30
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
2:00 PM
0.21
1.392
31
The Great Food Truck Race
Food
10:00 PM
0.21
0.685
32
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
9:02 PM
0.20
0.506
33
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.20
2.268
34
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
11:00 AM
0.19
1.318
35
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
3:00 PM
0.19
1.449
36
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
10:00 PM
0.19
1.121
37
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Comedy
11:00 PM
0.19
0.659
38
The Story with Martha MacCallum
Fox News
7:00 PM
0.18
2.571
39
The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
CNN
5:00 PM
0.18
1.549
40
The Lead with Jake Tapper
CNN
4:00 PM
0.18
1.532
41
Crank Yankers
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.18
0.368
42
House Hunters International
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.18
1.085
43
The Five
Fox News
5:00 PM
0.18
2.525
44
House Hunters
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.17
1.166
45
Impeachment Inquiry Hearings
Fox News
12:00 PM
0.17
2.436
46
College Basketball
ESPN2
7:15 PM
0.17
0.610
47
Hardball with Chris Matthews
MSNBC
7:00 PM
0.17
2.170
48
Outnumbered Overtime
Fox News
1:34 PM
0.17
2.218
49
Daily Briefing with Dana Perino
Fox News
2:00 PM
0.17
2.186
50
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.16
1.833
51
Erin Burnett OutFront
CNN
7:00 PM
0.16
1.177
52
The Beat with Ari Melber
MSNBC
6:32 PM
0.16
2.327
53
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.16
1.761
54
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:00 PM
0.16
1.288
55
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:03 PM
0.16
0.436
56
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
8:00 PM
0.16
1.222
57
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
11:00 PM
0.16
0.803
58
MSNBC News Analysis - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
4:18 PM
0.15
2.199
59
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
10:00 AM
0.15
1.156
60
House Hunters International
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.15
0.962
61
America’s Newsroom
Fox News
11:00 AM
0.15
2.111
62
America’s Newsroom
Fox News
10:00 AM
0.14
2.034
63
MSNBC Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
4:34 PM
0.14
2.165
64
Fox News Reporting
Fox News
3:00 PM
0.14
2.352
65
Your World with Neil Cavuto
Fox News
4:00 PM
0.14
2.413
66
Conan
TBS
11:00 PM
0.14
0.325
67
College Basketball
ESPN2
9:19 PM
0.13
0.410
68
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.13
0.447
69
MSNBC News Analysis - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
1:33 PM
0.13
1.949
70
MSNBC News Analysis - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
12:11 PM
0.12
2.041
71
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
2:24 PM
0.12
0.291
72
MSNBC Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
2:45 PM
0.12
2.050
73
MSNBC Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
9:00 AM
0.12
1.787
74
Fox and Friends
Fox News
7:00 AM
0.12
1.648
75
MSNBC Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
MSNBC
12:30 PM
0.12
1.891
76
Lights Out with David Spade
Comedy
11:35 PM
0.12
0.312
77
Fox and Friends
Fox News
8:00 AM
0.12
1.957
78
America’s Newsroom
Fox News
9:00 AM
0.11
1.825
79
Ghosting: The Spirit of Christmas
Freeform
9:00 PM
0.11
0.353
80
Copwatch America
BET
11:00 PM
0.11
0.334
81
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
8:00 AM
0.11
0.739
82
CNN Special Coverage - Impeachment Hearings
CNN
9:00 AM
0.10
0.833
83
Bitchin’ Rides
MotorTrend
9:00 PM
0.10
0.506
84
Fox and Friends
Fox News
6:00 AM
0.09
1.229
85
Extinct or Alive
Animal
9:00 PM
0.09
0.338
86
Morning Joe
MSNBC
6:00 AM
0.09
1.200
87
American Mystery
Travel
11:00 PM
0.08
0.336
88
New Day
CNN
7:00 AM
0.08
0.603
89
Blind Date
Bravo
11:30 PM
0.07
0.258
90
New Day
CNN
6:00 AM
0.07
0.494
91
Engineering Catastrophes
Science
9:00 PM
0.06
0.242
92
Deadly Engineering
Science
10:02 PM
0.05
0.270

No rating information was made immediately available for CNBC's Five Day Biz Fix; DIY's Holmes & Holmes; Epix's NFL: The Grind; GSN's Catch 21; 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.