ESPN’s broadcast of the Ohio State vs Indiana college football game landed on top in the Thursday cable ratings this week with a 1.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.126 million total viewers. A couple late-night “SportsCenter” broadcasts found their way into the Top 25 as well with 0.6 – 0.4 ratings throughout the night. TruTV’s “Impractical Jokers” rounded out the Top 3 with a 0.5, just one-tenth lower than its previous 0.6.

On TBS, “The Guest Book” held steady with a 0.4 once again, while Comedy Central’s “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out” took a minor hit falling from a 0.4 to a 0.3. Meanwhile, USA’s “Queen of the South” managed to maintain its 0.4 streak and Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” scored another 0.3 on the network. Similarly, both The History Channel’s “Mountain Men” (0.3) and Lifetime’s “Project Runway” kept their previous ratings yet again this week, respectively.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Thursday, August 31, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN 8:00 PM 5,126 1.9
SPORTSCENTER LATE ESPN 11:54 PM 1,355 0.6
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 10:00 PM 915 0.5
PROJECT RUNWAY LIFETIME 9:00 PM 1,637 0.4
GUEST BOOK, THE TBS 10:30 PM 1,164 0.4
QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA 10:00 PM 1,332 0.4
SPORTSCENTER 1AM ESPN 1:00 AM 809 0.4
FLIPPING OUT BRAVO 9:00 PM 986 0.3
COLLEGE GAMEDAY ESPN 6:00 PM 924 0.3
MOUNTAIN MEN HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,901 0.3
NICK CANNON WILD N OUT MTV 11:00 PM 510 0.3
GUILTY RICH INVEST 10:00 PM 1,247 0.3
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,267 0.3
ICE ROAD TRUCKERS HISTORY 10:03 PM 1,327 0.3
MYSTICONS NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 920 0.3
DAILY SHOW COMEDY 11:00 PM 905 0.3
IJ: AFTER PARTY TRUTV 10:30 PM 544 0.3
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,197 0.3
KISS OF DEATH INVEST 9:00 PM 1,118 0.3
SUICIDE SQUAD HBO 8:00 PM 601 0.3
AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS 9:00 AM 1,966 0.3
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN 2:00 AM 540 0.3
FIVE, THE FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 2,196 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 1,327 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 10:30 PM 1,344 0.2

 

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Alex Welch

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