The NFL Network continued its dominant streak and landed on top in the Thursday cable ratings this week, with the network’s broadcast of the New England vs Tampa Bay football game scoring a 1.6 rating in adults 18-49. The network’s pre and post-game specials also landed in the Top of the night with 0.8 and 0.7 ratings. Meanwhile, Fox Sports’ coverage of the MLB playoffs game between the NY Yankees and Cleveland Indians scored the second-highest spot in the ratings with a 1.0.

On TruTV, “Impractical Jokers” took a minor hit and fell two-tenths from its previous 0.6 to a 0.4 this time around. Additionally, Lifetime’s “Project Runway” managed to tick up from a 0.4 to a 0.5. ESPN found its way into the Top of the night as well, with its broadcast of the Louisville vs North Carolina State college football game raking in a 0.5 for itself.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Thursday, October5, 2017

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL NFL NETWORK 8:27 PM 3,904 1.6
MLB AL DIVISION SERIES FOX SPORTS 7:31 PM 3,782 1.0
NFLN THU NT PRE-KICK NFL NETWORK 8:16 PM 2,032 0.8
TNF POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 11:45 PM 1,406 0.7
NFLN THU NT KICK-OFF NFL NETWORK 7:58 PM 1,337 0.5
PROJECT RUNWAY LIFETIME 9:00 PM 1,919 0.5
DIVISION SERIES GAME MLB NETWORK 4:06 PM 1,989 0.5
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME ESPN 7:52 PM 1,523 0.5
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 10:00 PM 736 0.4
SPORTSCENTER LATE ESPN 11:43 PM 911 0.4
NFLN THU NT KICK-OFF NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 894 0.4
TIMELINE NFL NETWORK 12:20 AM 717 0.3
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,489 0.3
FLIPPING OUT BRAVO 9:00 PM 964 0.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 2,874 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,934 0.3
NICK CANNON WILD N OUT MTV 11:00 PM 503 0.3
MLB ALDS POST L FOX SPORTS 11:00 PM 1,046 0.3
FOX NEWS TONIGHT FOX NEWS 10:00 PM 2,185 0.3
FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS 8:00 AM 1,889 0.3
STORY, THE FOX NEWS 7:00 PM 2,269 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 1,383 0.3
BEAT B.FLAY FOOD 10:00 PM 885 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 12:00 AM 659 0.3
AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS 9:00 AM 1,948 0.3

 

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Alex Welch

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