Wednesday Cable Ratings: ‘Orange Bowl’ Tops + ‘Moonshiners,’ ‘Dog The Bounty Hunter,’ ‘Sons of Guns,’ ‘Top Chef,’ ‘Hot In Cleveland,’ ‘The Exes’ & More
The epic blowout West Virginia/Clemson Orange Bowl* was still the night’s top cable program with adults 18-49 (2.4 rating) and total viewers (7.2 million).
The season finale of Discovery’s Moonshiners was up a tenth vs. last week to a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating.
truTV’s Full Throttle Saloon was down two tenths vs. last week to a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.
Discovery’s Sons Of Guns was up one tenth vs. last week to a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating.
TV Land’s Hot In Cleveland was even vs. last week with a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating at 10pm. The Exes was also even with last week with another 0.3 adults 18-49 rating.
The season premiere of A&E’s Dog The Bounty Hunter drew a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating.
The season premiere of Discovery Investigation’s Fatal Encounters at 10p had a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating.
Updates via @TVBill : MTV’s True Life at 10pm had a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating and 584,000 viewers.
We only receive the top 100 cable shows for adults 25-54 for the whole day from our primary source, if you don’t see your show it was in that top 100 list. I generally filter out repeats, and kids shows, and non-primetime shows.
Wednesday night cable highlights:
|Show||Net||Time||Viewership (million, Live+SD)||Adults 18-49 rating (Live+SD)|
|Orange Bowl (W. Virginia/Clemson)||ESPN||8:30 PM||7.174||2.4|
|DOG THE BOUNTY HUNTER||AEN||10:00 PM||2.944||1.3|
|SONS OF GUNS||DISC||9:00 PM||2.546||1.1|
|BIG BANG THEORY, THE||TBSC||10:30 PM||2.161||1.1|
|TOP CHEF||BRVO||10:00 PM||1.936||0.9|
|FULL THROTTLE SALOON||TRU||9:00 PM||1.816||0.9|
|TODDLERS & TIARAS||TLC||10:00 PM||1.779||0.8|
|DOG THE BOUNTY HUNTER||AEN||9:00 PM||1.998||0.8|
|PARDON THE INTERRUPTION||ESPN||5:30 PM||1.622||0.8|
|BLACK GOLD||TRU||10:00 PM||1.424||0.7|
|DAILY SHOW||CMDY||11:00 PM||1.673||0.7|
|BRAD MELTZERS DECODED||HIST||10:00 PM||1.504||0.7|
|RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE||FOOD||10:00 PM||1.672||0.6|
|COLBERT REPORT||CMDY||11:31 PM||1.370||0.6|
|AMERICAN RESTORATION||HIST||9:30 PM||1.749||0.6|
|AMERICAN RESTORATION||HIST||8:30 PM||1.649||0.6|
|COLLEGE GAMEDAY L||ESPN||7:00 PM||1.439||0.6|
|GAME PLAN||DSNY||8:30 PM||3.099||0.6|
|THE SOUP||ENT||10:00 PM||0.855||0.5|
|AROUND THE HORN||ESPN||5:00 PM||0.938||0.5|
|WORLDS DUMBEST||TRU||7:00 PM||1.048||0.4|
|HOT IN CLEVELAND||TVL||10:00 PM||1.817||0.4|
|CHELSEA LATELY||ENT||11:00 PM||0.761||0.4|
|PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR)||HGTV||10:00 PM||1.273||0.4|
|INCOME PROPERTY||HGTV||9:00 PM||1.312||0.4|
|EXES, THE||TVL||10:30 PM||1.316||0.3|
|TECH IT TO THE MAX||HIST||6:00 PM||0.893||0.3|
|HOUSE HUNTERS||HGTV||8:00 PM||1.308||0.3|
|DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES||FOOD||6:30 PM||1.008||0.4|
|FATAL ENCOUNTERS||ID||1:00 AM||0.866||0.4|
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