Wednesday cable ratings: NBA Playoffs continue to beat NHL Finals

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TNT landed on the top of the Wednesday cable ratings once again this week, with their broadcast of the Oklahoma City vs Golden State NBA Playoff game scoring a 3.1 rating in adults 18-49. The network’s pre-game special found its way near the top as well with a 0.7 for the night.

Meanwhile, the NBC Sports Network’s coverage of the NHL Conference Final between Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay scored a 0.6, fairly in line with the past games’ ratings.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Show Net Time Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 9:02 PM 7,573 3.1
INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 11:38 PM 3,408 1.5
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:30 PM 1,942 1.0
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:00 PM 1,891 0.9
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:30 PM 1,848 0.9
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:00 PM 1,732 0.8
ROBOT CHICKEN ADSM 12:00 AM 1,504 0.8
DUNK KING, THE TNT 12:15 AM 1,691 0.8
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 10:00 PM 2,054 0.7
NBA PLAYOFFS PRE TNT 8:00 PM 1,809 0.7
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 10:30 PM 1,956 0.7
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 9:30 PM 1,894 0.7
NHL CONFERENCE FINALS L NBCSN 8:08 PM 1,752 0.6
MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES ADSM 12:15 AM 1,253 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 9:00 PM 1,724 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 8:30 PM 1,601 0.6
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADSM 12:30 AM 1,113 0.6
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 9:30 PM 1,221 0.5
SQUIDBILLIES ADSM 12:45 AM 1,020 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 8:00 PM 1,394 0.5
BOBS BURGERS ADSM 9:00 PM 1,065 0.5
TIM & ERIC AWESOME SHOW ADSM 1:00 AM 905 0.4
CHALLENGE: RIVALS III MTV 10:00 PM 735 0.4
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 9:00 PM 1,297 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 11:30 PM 1,070 0.4
BOBS BURGERS ADSM 8:30 PM 973 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 6:00 PM 1,831 0.4
LIGA MX 5/18 UDN 9:00 PM 815 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADSM 2:30 AM 830 0.4
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 2:00 AM 840 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 12:00 AM 874 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 4:30 PM 1,635 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 12:33 AM 843 0.4
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 1:30 AM 821 0.4
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 9:00 PM 1,632 0.4
BERING SEA GOLD DISC 9:00 PM 1,177 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 4:00 PM 1,488 0.4
CHECK IT OUT ADSM 1:15 AM 799 0.4
AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 9:00 PM 2,024 0.4
CSI: NY TNT 1:46 AM 879 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 11:00 PM 1,000 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 7:30 AM 1,155 0.4
HENRY DANGER NICK 6:30 PM 1,666 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 3:30 PM 1,324 0.4
LITTLE WOMEN LA SPECIAL LIF 9:00 PM 975 0.4
PAWN STARS HIST 10:03 PM 1,569 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:00 PM 1,661 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 6:00 AM 791 0.3
SEINFELD TBSC 7:30 PM 938 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 6:30 AM 764 0.3
CONAN TBSC 11:00 PM 737 0.3
FEAR THY NEIGHBOR ID 10:00 PM 1,064 0.3
LOUD HOUSE NICK 5:00 PM 1,645 0.3
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 8:00 PM 823 0.3
PAW PATROL NICK 9:30 AM 1,058 0.3
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 836 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HGTV 10:30 PM 1,498 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 5:30 PM 1,596 0.3
LITTLE WOMEN NY LIF 10:02 PM 938 0.3
MUTT & STUFF NICK 10:00 AM 1,007 0.3
NCIS USA 8:00 PM 1,737 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 7:00 AM 893 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:00 PM 909 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NAN 1:06 AM 697 0.3
SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:56 PM 500 0.3
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DSNY 9:00 AM 1,026 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 8:00 AM 1,085 0.3
DAILY SHOW CMDY 11:00 PM 760 0.3
FAMILY THERAPY VH1 8:00 PM 621 0.3
THE OREILLY FACTOR FOXNC 8:00 PM 3,132 0.3
PAWN STARS HIST 11:04 PM 1,081 0.3
PAW PATROL NICK 9:00 AM 990 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 8:00 PM 1,161 0.3
TEAM UMIZOOMI NICK 10:30 AM 1,001 0.3
SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:28 PM 493 0.3
NCIS USA 7:00 PM 1,425 0.3
PAW PATROL NICK 11:30 AM 1,054 0.3
SEINFELD TBSC 6:30 PM 664 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NAN 1:39 AM 640 0.3
GAME SHAKERS NICK 7:00 PM 1,446 0.3
SEINFELD TBSC 7:00 PM 762 0.3
TNT NETWORK PREVIEW TNT 2:34 AM 659 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NAN 2:12 AM 610 0.3
SOUTH PARK CMDY 10:00 PM 503 0.3
LISTED SISTERS HGTV 11:00 PM 1,042 0.3
FAMILY GUY TBSC 2:30 PM 522 0.3
NCIS USA 6:00 PM 1,358 0.3
BUBBLE GUPPIES NICK 11:00 AM 1,057 0.3
SOFIA THE FIRST DSNY 10:00 AM 934 0.3
FULL HOUSE NAN 9:30 PM 1,001 0.3
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 577 0.3
TEEN TITANS GO TOON 4:00 PM 958 0.3
SOUTH PARK CMDY 10:30 PM 505 0.3
FULL HOUSE NAN 10:30 PM 901 0.3
AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 642 0.3
FUTURAMA CMDY 7:20 PM 465 0.3
AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL TOON 7:30 PM 1,123 0.3
FULL HOUSE NAN 9:00 PM 1,026 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 7:00 PM 846 0.3
HANNITY FOXNC 10:00 PM 2,160 0.3

 

Source: The Nielsen Company

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