Cable weekly Top 25, May 30-June 5: Record NBA playoff game tops charts

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TNT’s telecast of the deciding game of the NBA Western Conference Finals set an all-time record for the channel, so it’s no surprise it’s at the top of the cable rankings for the week of May 30-June 5.

Game 7 of the Golden State-Oklahoma City series scored a 6.4 rating in adults 18-49 and just under 16 million viewers, far outpacing second-place “Game of Thrones” (3.9, 7.8 million).

Top 25 cable shows in adults 18-49 for May 30-June 5, 2016

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS – THUNDER/WARRIORS GM 7 TNT 5/30/2016 9:01 PM 6.4 8120
2 GAME OF THRONES HBOM 6/5/2016 9:03 PM 3.9 5009
3 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 5/30/2016 11:31 PM 2.9 3648
4 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 5/30/2016 8:00 PM 1.2 1510
4t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 5/30/2016 9:00 PM 1.2 1505
4t LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 5/30/2016 8:00 PM 1.2 1462
7 NBA PLAYOFFS PREGAME TNT 5/30/2016 8:00 PM 1.1 1445
7t FAMILY GUY ADSM 6/1/2016 11:30 PM 1.1 1371
7t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 5/30/2016 10:00 PM 1.1 1369
7t STREET OUTLAWS DISC 5/30/2016 9:00 PM 1.1 1366
11 FAMILY GUY ADSM 6/2/2016 11:30 PM 1.0 1270
11t NHL STANLEY CUP FINALS GM 3 – SHARKS/PENGUINS NBCSN 6/4/2016 8:08 PM 1.0 1255
11t FAMILY GUY ADSM 6/1/2016 11:00 PM 1.0 1247
11t FAMILY GUY ADSM 5/31/2016 11:00 PM 1.0 1231
11t FAMILY GUY ADSM 5/30/2016 11:30 PM 1.0 1226
11t FAMILY GUY ADSM 6/2/2016 11:00 PM 1.0 1221
11t NHL STANLEY CUP FINALS GM 2 – PENGUINS/SHARKS NBCSN 6/1/2016 8:08 PM 1.0 1208
18 FAMILY GUY ADSM 5/31/2016 11:30 PM 0.9 1191
18t SILICON VALLEY HBOM 6/5/2016 10:01 PM 0.9 1153
18t AMERICAN DAD ADSM 5/31/2016 10:30 PM 0.9 1140
18t FAMILY GUY ADSM 5/30/2016 11:00 PM 0.9 1094
18t AMERICAN DAD ADSM 6/2/2016 10:30 PM 0.9 1092
18t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 6/1/2016 10:00 PM 0.9 1082
24 BLACK INK CREW VH1 5/30/2016 9:00 PM 0.8 1073
24t FAMILY GUY ADSM 6/5/2016 10:30 PM 0.8 1071

Note: 20 other shows had 0.8 ratings but drew fewer adults 18-49 viewers.

Top 25 cable series in viewers for May 30-June 5, 2016

Rank Show Net Day Time Viewers (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS – THUNDER/WARRIORS GM 7 TNT 5/30/2016 9:01 PM 15996
2 GAME OF THRONES HBOM 6/5/2016 9:03 PM 7801
3 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 5/30/2016 11:31 PM 6882
4 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 5/30/2016 9:00 PM 3324
5 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 5/30/2016 8:00 PM 3282
6 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 5/30/2016 10:00 PM 3081
7 NBA PLAYOFFS PREGAME TNT 5/30/2016 8:00 PM 3074
8 TOY STORY 3 DSNY 6/4/2016 8:10 PM 2990
9 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 6/2/2016 8:00 PM 2963
10 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 6/1/2016 8:00 PM 2910
11 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 6/3/2016 9:00 PM 2860
12 NHL STANLEY CUP FINALS GM 3 – SHARKS/PENGUINS NBCSN 6/4/2016 8:08 PM 2789
13 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 5/31/2016 8:00 PM 2727
14 TOY STORY 3 DSNY 6/5/2016 6:10 PM 2646
15 STREET OUTLAWS DISC 5/30/2016 9:00 PM 2581
16 TOY STORY 2 DSNY 6/4/2016 6:30 PM 2525
17 NHL STANLEY CUP FINALS GM 2 – PENGUINS/SHARKS NBCSN 6/1/2016 8:08 PM 2507
18 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 6/1/2016 10:00 PM 2484
19 ROOTS PART 1 HIST 5/30/2016 9:00 PM 2473
20 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 6/1/2016 10:30 PM 2352
21 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 6/4/2016 10:00 PM 2298
21t LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 5/30/2016 8:00 PM 2298
23 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 6/1/2016 9:30 PM 2290
24 THE KELLY FILE FOXNC 6/1/2016 9:00 PM 2263
25 DEADLIEST CATCH DISC 05/31/16 9:00 PM 2254

All ratings are live + same-day. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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