Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Tuesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'Democratic Convention,' 'Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles,' 'Siesta Key' & More!

On August 18, 2020, TNT's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.60 - followed by CNN's America's Choice 2020: Democratic Convention (0.76), MSNBC's Decision 2020: Democratic Convention (0.46), Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight (0.42) and Fox News' Hannity (0.37).






                                                      The Cable Ratings for Tuesday, August 18 


Show

Network

Time

18 - 49 Rating

Viewers (Millions)

1

NBA Basketball

TNT

9:07 PM

1.60

3.446

2

NBA Basketball

TNT

6:36 PM

0.84

1.976

3

America’s Choice 2020: Democratic Convention

CNN

10:00 PM

0.76

4.304

4

America’s Choice 2020: Democratic Convention

CNN

9:00 PM

0.75

4.288

5

NBA Basketball

TNT

4:13 PM

0.59

1.408

6

Decision 2020: Democratic Convention

MSNBC

8:00 PM

0.46

4.564

7

Tucker Carlson Tonight

Fox News

8:00 PM

0.42

4.239

8

America’s Choice 2020: Democratic Convention

CNN

11:09 PM

0.41

2.391

9

NBA Basketball

TNT

1:44 PM

0.40

1.007

10

Hannity

Fox News

9:00 PM

0.37

3.990

11

America’s Choice 2020: Democratic Convention

CNN

8:00 PM

0.33

2.228

12

Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles

Bravo

9:00 PM

0.31

0.981

13

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

MSNBC

11:06 PM

0.30

3.103

14

Siesta Key

MTV

8:00 PM

0.29

0.546

15

NHL Hockey

NBC Sports

8:10 PM

0.24

0.652

16

America’s Choice 2020: Democratic Convention

CNN

12:00 AM

0.22

1.259

17

Democracy 2020: Democratic Convention

Fox News

10:00 PM

0.22

2.145

18

Deadliest Catch

Discovery

8:00 PM

0.22

1.238

19

The Ingraham Angle

Fox News

11:13 PM

0.22

2.054

20

Still a Mystery

ID

10:00 PM

0.21

0.759

21

The Story with Martha MacCallum

Fox News

7:00 PM

0.21

2.156

22

Good Bones

HGTV

9:00 PM

0.20

1.501

23

Chopped

Food

9:00 PM

0.19

0.811

24

NHL Hockey

NBC Sports

10:40 PM

0.19

0.507

25

House Hunters

HGTV

10:01 PM

0.19

1.488

26

Counting On

TLC

9:00 PM

0.19

1.169

27

Erin Burnett OutFront

CNN

7:00 PM

0.18

1.387

28

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Comedy

11:00 PM

0.18

0.501

29

The ReidOut with Joy Reid

MSNBC

7:00 PM

0.17

2.100

30

Still a Mystery

ID

9:00 PM

0.17

0.735

31

House Hunters International

HGTV

10:31 PM

0.16

1.296

32

Chopped Sweets

Food

10:00 PM

0.16

0.673

33

Doubling Down with the Derricos

TLC

10:00 PM

0.15

0.989

34

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

MSNBC

12:00 AM

0.14

1.745

35

Undercover Billionaire

Discovery

9:01 PM

0.14

0.666

36

Ridiculousness

MTV

11:00 PM

0.14

0.471

37

Celebrity Show-Off

TBS

10:00 PM

0.14

0.403

38

Fox News at Night

Fox News

12:00 AM

0.13

1.384

39

NHL Hockey

NBC Sports

5:41 PM

0.13

0.380

40

America’s Choice 2020: Democratic Convention

CNN

1:00 AM

0.13

0.886

41

Backyard Envy

Bravo

10:00 PM

0.11

0.395

42

What’s It Worth?

A&E

9:30 PM

0.11

0.503

43

Extreme Unboxing

A&E

10:32 PM

0.11

0.430

44

What’s It Worth?

A&E

9:00 PM

0.10

0.542

45

Extreme Unboxing

A&E

10:01 PM

0.10

0.449

46

Hard Knocks: Los Angeles

HBO

10:01 PM

0.10

0.251

47

NHL Hockey

NBC Sports

3:00 PM

0.09

0.327

48

MLB Baseball

FS1

8:00 PM

0.08

0.334

49

MLB Baseball

ESPN

7:19 PM

0.08

0.366

50

Lost Treasures of Egypt

NatGeo

8:00 PM

0.07

0.428

51

Lost Treasures of Egypt

NatGeo

9:00 PM

0.07

0.455

52

I Quit

Discovery

10:08 PM

0.06

0.264

53

How to Rob a Bank

Viceland

10:00 PM

0.05

0.123

54

MLB Baseball

ESPN

4:00 PM

0.05

0.174

55

Hot Ones: The Game Show

TruTV

10:00 PM

0.05

0.099

56

Nightly Pop

E!

11:30 PM

0.04

0.156

57

X-Ray Earth

NatGeo

11:03 PM

0.04

0.336

58

X-Ray Earth

NatGeo

10:03 PM

0.04

0.386

59

Eddie Eats America

Cooking

10:00 PM

0.04

0.126


No rating information was made immediately available for HBO's REAL Sports with Bryant Gumbel; MotorTrend's Geared Up; and Viceland's Vice News Tonight.


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.