For the second week in a row, The Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush” managed to capture the top spot in the Friday cable ratings. The series scored a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49 with 2.69 million viewers, just two-tenths lower than its previous 0.9. A&E’s “Live PD” followed closely behind with a 0.6 as well, down one-tenth from the 0.7 that it had scored the week before. Additionally, HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” returned and raked in a 0.4 rating, fairly in line with its previous numbers in recent months.

On Lifetime, “Rap Game” and “Bring It!” both continued their recent 0.3 streaks. Meanwhile, ESPN’s broadcast of the New York vs Utah NBA game landed fairly high in the ratings with a 0.5. The network’s broadcast of the earlier game between Washington vs Detroit game also scored a 0.5.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Friday, Jan. 19, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 2,690 0.7
LIVE PD: 89 LIVE PD A&E 9:00 PM 1,859 0.6
GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 1,939 0.5
NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 10:35 PM 1,045 0.5
NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 8:02 PM 1,164 0.5
CNN TONIGHT CNN 12:00 AM 1,530 0.5
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO 10:00 PM 1,888 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 6:00 PM 1,767 0.4
CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 1,424 0.4
CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 1,440 0.4
RIDICULOUSNESS MTV 8:31 PM 753 0.4
SPORTSCENTER 1AM ESPN 1:05 AM 742 0.3
RAP GAME LIFETIME 10:02 PM 796 0.3
ADVENTERS OF KID DANGER NICKELODEON 6:30 PM 1,482 0.3
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,991 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 3,257 0.3
BRING IT! ESPN 9:00 PM 802 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 1,434 0.3
MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME 9:00 PM 1,526 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE-INS, AND DIVES FOOD 9:00 PM 972 0.3
MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 9:00 PM 845 0.3
11TH HOUR WITH B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 2,480 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 10:30 PM 1,337 0.3
INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS 10:00 PM 3,166 0.3
LAST WORD W/L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 2,539 0.3

 

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Alex Welch

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