A&E's Storage Wars returned from a week off to blanket the top of the Wednesday night cable ratings. It took the top two spots with its 10pm episodes scoring a 1.9 and a 1.5 rating for adults 18-49. Typically, I leave off the repeat airings of shows on the same night, but I left the Storage Wars numbers in the table so folks could appreciate how well even its repeats did on the night.
Whether it was the return of Storage Wars or not, the season finale USA's Royal Pains slipped 0.2 points vs. last week to a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating. USA's Necessary Roughness was steady versus last week with a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating.
FX's Rescue Me was up a tenth to a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.
Discovery's Sons Of Guns drew a nice 1.1 adults 18-49 rating.
MTV's Challenge Rivals reunion show was down 0.6 points from last week's finale to a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating.
Hot In Cleveland's season finale was steady with another 0.5 adults 18-49 rating.
Dance Moms was up a tenth a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.
The season finale of South Beach Tow had a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating at 10pm.
Melissa & Joey ratings courtesy of commenter Nick!
Melissa & Joey (ABC Family, 8 PM)
-0.889 million viewers
Melissa & Joey (ABC Family, 8:30 PM)
-0.961 million viewers
We only receive the top 100 cable shows for adults 25-54 for the whole day from our source. If you don't see an original episode of a show here, it's because it wasn't in the top 100. If the show you're looking for isn't in the list, it doesn't mean it went down or even necessarily that it's lower than the shows in the list below, it just means we didn't see it.
Wednesday cable ratings (all Live+Same Day ratings):
|Show||Net||Time||Viewership (million, Live+SD)||Adults 18-49 rating (Live+SD)|
|STORAGE WARS||AEN||10:00 PM||4.762||1.9|
|STORAGE WARS||AEN||10:30 PM||3.627||1.5|
|ROYAL PAINS||USA||9:00 PM||5.404||1.3|
|NECESSARY ROUGHNESS||USA||10:00 PM||4.001||1.2|
|ROBOT CHICKEN||ADSM||12:00 AM||2.358||1.1|
|SONS OF GUNS||DISC||9:00 PM||2.365||1.1|
|STORAGE WARS||AEN||9:30 PM||2.622||0.9|
|STORAGE WARS||AEN||9:00 PM||2.458||0.9|
|CHALLENGE RIVALS REUNION||MTV||10:00 PM||1.333||0.8|
|VENTURE BROTHERS||ADSM||12:30 AM||1.712||0.8|
|RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE||FOOD||10:00 PM||1.754||0.8|
|STORAGE WARS||AEN||8:30 PM||1.909||0.7|
|STORAGE WARS||AEN||11:30 PM||1.817||0.7|
|OPERATION REPO||TRU||9:00 PM||1.720||0.7|
|STORAGE WARS||AEN||12:01 AM||1.600||0.7|
|DANCE MOMS||LIF||10:00 PM||1.622||0.6|
|SOUTH BEACH TOW||TRU||10:00 PM||1.396||0.6|
|OPERATION REPO||TRU||9:30 PM||1.550||0.6|
|STORAGE WARS||AEN||8:00 PM||1.541||0.6|
|RESCUE ME||FX||10:00 PM||1.328||0.6|
|GHOST HUNTERS||SYFY||9:00 PM||1.274||0.5|
|PARDON THE INTERRUPTION||ESPN||5:30 PM||1.079||0.5|
|GEORGE LOPEZ||NAN||9:00 PM||1.722||0.5|
|DAILY SHOW||CMDY||11:00 PM||1.042||0.5|
|MLB WED NIGHT - EARLY L||ESPN||7:00 PM||1.469||0.5|
|HOUSE OF PAYNE||TBSC||9:00 PM||1.264||0.5|
|HOT IN CLEVELAND||TVL||10:00 PM||2.435||0.5|
|TOP CHEF JUST DESSERTS||BRVO||10:00 PM||1.098||0.5|
|SOUTH BEACH TOW||TRU||10:30 PM||1.089||0.5|
|HOUSE OF PAYNE||TBSC||9:30 PM||1.213||0.5|
|MEET THE BROWNS||TBSC||8:30 PM||1.208||0.4|
|HOUSE OF PAYNE||TBSC||10:30 PM||1.131||0.4|
|RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE||FOOD||9:00 PM||1.234||0.4|
|CHELSEA LATELY||ENT||11:00 PM||0.908||0.4|
|HOUSE OF PAYNE||TBSC||10:00 PM||1.121||0.4|
|AROUND THE HORN||ESPN||5:00 PM||0.768||0.4|
|HOUSE HUNTERS INTL||HGTV||11:00 PM||1.147||0.4|
|GHOST HUNTERS||SYFY||10:01 PM||0.862||0.3|
|RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE||FOOD||8:00 PM||1.010||0.3|
|HAPPILY DIVORCED||TVL||10:30 PM||1.202||0.3|
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