Thursday, February 20, 2020

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'Democratic Debate,' 'Sistas,' 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey,' 'Expedition Unknown' & More!

On February 19, 2020, MSNBC's Democratic Debate was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.22 - followed by MSNBC's Decision 2020: Post-Debate Analysis (0.59), Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey (0.42), ESPN's College Basketball (0.32) and TNT's All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite (0.31).





                                                   The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, February 19

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Democratic Debate
MSNBC
9:00 PM
1.22
7.614
2
Decision 2020: Post-Debate Analysis
MSNBC
11:01 PM
0.59
4.373
3
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.42
1.175
4
College Basketball
ESPN
9:03 PM
0.32
0.978
5
All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite
TNT
8:00 PM
0.31
0.893
6
Decision 2020: Debate Pre-Show
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.31
2.768
7
Sistas
BET
9:00 PM
0.29
0.962
8
My 600-Lb. Life
TLC
8:00 PM
0.29
1.049
9
Married at First Sight
Lifetime
8:00 PM
0.28
1.052
10
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.27
3.823
11
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
VH1
8:00 PM
0.27
0.639
12
Expedition Unknown
Discovery
8:00 PM
0.26
1.264
13
Decision 2020: Post-Debate Analysis
MSNBC
12:00 AM
0.26
2.105
14
CNN Debate Post Analysis
CNN
11:00 PM
0.25
1.333
15
WWE NXT
USA
8:00 PM
0.25
0.794
16
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.24
3.213
17
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.24
2.994
18
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.24
2.829
19
Expedition X
Discovery
9:05 PM
0.24
1.105
20
In Pursuit with John Walsh
ID
10:00 PM
0.23
0.821
21
Catfish: The TV Show
MTV
8:00 PM
0.22
0.430
22
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.21
0.743
23
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
8:00 PM
0.20
1.178
24
The Murder Tapes
ID
9:00 PM
0.19
0.766
25
Summer House
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.19
0.579
26
College Basketball
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.19
0.656
27
America’s Top Dog
A&E
9:00 PM
0.17
0.620
28
Miz & Mrs
USA
10:05 PM
0.17
0.500
29
CNN Debate Post Analysis
CNN
12:00 AM
0.15
0.913
30
True Life Crime
MTV
9:01 PM
0.14
0.259
31
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:02 PM
0.13
0.417
32
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.13
0.424
33
Ridiculousness
MTV
10:00 PM
0.13
0.288
34
Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.13
0.346
35
Paranormal Caught on Camera
Travel
9:00 PM
0.12
0.463
36
Iron Resurrection
MotorTrend
9:00 PM
0.11
0.491
37
The Magicians
Syfy
10:00 PM
0.10
0.328
38
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:00 PM
0.09
0.633
39
Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution
History
10:00 PM
0.09
0.382
40
UEFA Champions League
TNT
2:41 PM
0.08
0.228
41
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
10:00 PM
0.08
0.505
42
College Basketball
ESPN2
7:00 PM
0.08
0.301
43
68 Whiskey
Paramount
10:00 PM
0.08
0.387
44
To Catch a Smuggler
NatGeo
10:03 PM
0.08
0.344
45
Listing Impossible
CNBC
10:00 PM
0.08
0.209
46
Locked Up Abroad
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.07
0.334
47
Good Trouble
Freeform
10:00 PM
0.07
0.157
48
Party of Five
Freeform
9:00 PM
0.06
0.173
49
Blind Date
Bravo
11:30 PM
0.05
0.151
50
Common Knowledge
GSN
5:30 PM
0.05
0.446
51
The Soup
E!
10:00 PM
0.05
0.121
52
Nightly Pop
E!
10:30 PM
0.04
0.083
53
Impossible Engineering
Science
9:00 PM
0.04
0.196
54
Blind Date
Bravo
12:00 AM
0.04
0.130
55
Get a Clue
GSN
4:00 PM
0.04
0.338
56
College Basketball
FS1
6:30 PM
0.04
0.178

No rating information was made immediately available for CMT's Bluebird; DIY's Holmes & Holmes; IFC's Year of the Rabbit; and Science's Richard Hammond's Big.


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.