Thursday, August 20, 2020

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'Democratic Convention,' 'NBA Basketball,' 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' & More!

On August 19, 2020, CNN's America's Choice 2020: Democratic Convention was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.07 - followed by TNT's NBA Basketball (0.98), MSNBC's Decision 2020: Democratic Convention (0.69), MSNBC's The 11th Hour with Brian Williams (0.43) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (0.43).





                                                      The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, August 19 


Show

Network

Time

18 - 49 Rating

Viewers (Millions)

1

America’s Choice 2020: Democratic Convention

CNN

10:00 PM

1.07

5.828

2

NBA Basketball

TNT

9:15 PM

0.98

2.283

3

America’s Choice 2020: Democratic Convention

CNN

8:56 PM

0.81

4.880

4

Decision 2020: Democratic Convention

MSNBC

9:00 PM

0.69

6.187

5

NBA Basketball

TNT

6:40 PM

0.68

1.705

6

America’s Choice 2020: Democratic Convention

CNN

11:12 PM

0.63

3.517

7

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

MSNBC

11:13 PM

0.43

4.157

8

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Bravo

9:00 PM

0.43

1.403

9

Tucker Carlson Tonight

Fox News

8:00 PM

0.41

3.940

10

NBA Basketball

TNT

4:15 PM

0.39

1.074

11

Hannity

Fox News

9:00 PM

0.39

3.648

12

America’s Choice 2020: Democratic Convention

CNN

8:00 PM

0.34

2.583

13

Decision 2020: Democratic Convention

MSNBC

8:00 PM

0.32

3.522

14

The Ingraham Angle

Fox News

11:23 PM

0.30

2.285

15

Married at First Sight

Lifetime

8:00 PM

0.30

1.153

16

America’s Choice 2020: Democratic Convention

CNN

12:00 AM

0.30

1.775

17

NHL Hockey

NBC Sports

8:10 PM

0.27

0.748

18

Democracy 2020: Democratic Convention

Fox News

10:00 PM

0.27

2.160

19

Guy’s Grocery Games

Food

9:00 PM

0.26

0.924

20

WWE NXT

USA

8:00 PM

0.24

0.853

21

Dodgeball Thunderdome

Discovery

9:01 PM

0.23

0.803

22

House Hunters

HGTV

10:01 PM

0.23

1.474

23

The Story with Martha MacCallum

Fox News

7:00 PM

0.22

2.174

24

House Hunters

HGTV

10:31 PM

0.22

1.486

25

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Comedy

11:00 PM

0.21

0.514

26

Fox News at Night

Fox News

12:00 AM

0.21

1.525

27

House Hunters

HGTV

9:31 PM

0.20

1.291

28

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

TBS

10:30 PM

0.19

0.569

29

Forged in Fire

History

9:00 PM

0.19

0.844

30

The ReidOut with Joy Reid

MSNBC

7:00 PM

0.19

2.154

31

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

MSNBC

12:00 AM

0.19

2.235

32

Erin Burnett OutFront

CNN

7:00 PM

0.19

1.493

33

NHL Hockey

NBC Sports

4:14 PM

0.18

0.519

34

Growing Belushi

Discovery

10:00 PM

0.17

0.650

35

Catfish: The TV Show

MTV

8:00 PM

0.17

0.357

36

House Hunters

HGTV

9:00 PM

0.16

1.269

37

NHL Hockey

NBC Sports

10:51 PM

0.15

0.431

38

Corporate

Comedy

10:30 PM

0.13

0.238

39

Build Me Up

HGTV

11:01 PM

0.13

0.912

40

Ruff Ryders: Chronicles

BET

10:00 PM

0.13

0.275

41

America’s Choice 2020: Democratic Convention

CNN

1:00 AM

0.12

0.976

42

Marrying Millions

Lifetime

10:03 PM

0.12

0.560

43

Build Me Up

HGTV

11:30 PM

0.12

0.760

44

Ridiculousness

MTV

11:00 PM

0.11

0.328

45

Ruff Ryders: Chronicles

BET

9:00 PM

0.11

0.268

46

NBA Basketball

NBA TV

1:26 PM

0.11

0.281

47

The Beat with Ari Melber

MSNBC

1:00 AM

0.10

1.128

48

NHL Hockey

NBC Sports

12:00 PM

0.10

0.283

49

True Life: Quarantine Stories

MTV

9:00 PM

0.08

0.158

50

The Soup

E!

11:00 PM

0.08

0.235

51

Cash Cab

Bravo

11:30 PM

0.08

0.322

52

To Catch a Smuggler

NatGeo

9:00 PM

0.07

0.366

53

Cash Cab

Bravo

11:00 PM

0.06

0.278

54

MLB Baseball

ESPN

9:37 PM

0.04

0.248

55

Super Factories

Science

10:00 PM

0.04

0.249

56

Nightly Pop

E!

11:30 PM

0.04

0.122


No rating information was made immediately available for Cooking's Food Paradise; DIY's Restored; MotorTrend's Resto My Ride; and Viceland's Cari & Jemele: Stick to Sports, Donkmaster & 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.