Thursday, August 6, 2020

Wednesday Cable Ratings - 'NBA Basketball,' 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,' 'Married at First Sight,' 'Forged in Fire' & More!

On August 5, 2020, ESPN's NBA Basketball was the highest rated show on cable with a 0.51 - followed by Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight (0.39), Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (0.38), TNT's All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite (0.36) and Fox News' Hannity (0.34).





                                                    The Cable Ratings for Wednesday, August 5

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
NBA Basketball
ESPN
6:45 PM
0.51
1.193
2
NBA Basketball
ESPN
9:20 PM
0.42
1.019
3
Tucker Carlson Tonight
Fox News
8:00 PM
0.39
3.880
4
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.38
1.298
5
All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite
TNT
8:00 PM
0.36
0.901
6
Hannity
Fox News
9:00 PM
0.34
3.968
7
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
9:00 PM
0.30
0.908
8
Married at First Sight
Lifetime
8:00 PM
0.26
1.154
9
The Ingraham Angle
Fox News
10:00 PM
0.26
3.220
10
The Rachel Maddow Show
MSNBC
9:00 PM
0.26
3.386
11
Forged in Fire
History
9:00 PM
0.24
0.889
12
Anderson Cooper 360
CNN
8:00 PM
0.22
1.460
13
See No Evil
ID
9:00 PM
0.22
0.899
14
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
9:00 PM
0.21
1.635
15
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:09 PM
0.21
0.575
16
Catfish: The TV Show
MTV
8:00 PM
0.20
0.464
17
The Story with Martha MacCallum
Fox News
7:00 PM
0.20
2.062
18
Erin Burnett OutFront
CNN
7:00 PM
0.20
1.267
19
Fox News at Night
Fox News
11:00 PM
0.20
1.930
20
Cuomo Prime Time
CNN
10:00 PM
0.20
1.572
21
WWE NXT
USA
8:00 PM
0.20
0.753
22
No Limit: Chronicles
BET
10:00 PM
0.19
0.449
23
Build Me Up
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.19
1.169
24
House Hunters
HGTV
10:01 PM
0.17
1.399
25
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.16
0.649
26
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
MSNBC
11:00 PM
0.15
2.028
27
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
MSNBC
10:00 PM
0.15
2.343
28
No Limit: Chronicles
BET
9:00 PM
0.15
0.363
29
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
6:44 PM
0.14
0.341
30
Corporate
Comedy
10:30 PM
0.14
0.270
31
CNN Tonight with Don Lemon
CNN
11:00 PM
0.14
0.940
32
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
4:06 PM
0.13
0.363
33
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
10:51 PM
0.13
0.358
34
The ReidOut with Joy Reid
MSNBC
7:00 PM
0.13
1.782
35
All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC
8:00 PM
0.13
1.971
36
Mysteries of the Deep
Discovery
10:01 PM
0.11
0.603
37
Marrying Millions
Lifetime
10:03 PM
0.11
0.625
38
True Life: Quarantine Stories
MTV
9:00 PM
0.08
0.196
39
MLS Soccer
FS1
8:00 PM
0.08
0.206
40
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
2:38 PM
0.07
0.210
41
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
4:00 PM
0.06
0.194
42
The Soup
E!
11:00 PM
0.06
0.185
43
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
12:00 PM
0.06
0.177
44
MLB Baseball
FS1
4:00 PM
0.06
0.193
45
MLB Baseball
MLBN
9:10 PM
0.06
0.157
46
Cash Cab
Bravo
11:30 PM
0.06
0.267
47
Catfish: The TV Show
VH1
8:00 PM
0.05
0.145
48
Cash Cab
Bravo
12:00 AM
0.05
0.258
49
Super Factories
Science
10:00 PM
0.03
0.187
50
MLB Baseball
MLBN
6:05 PM
0.03
0.137

No rating information was made immediately available for DIY's Restored; E!'s Nightly Pop; Science's Impossible Engineering; 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.