Three of cable’s bigger shows improved their ratings Tuesday night.

“The Curse of Oak Island,” “The Haves and the Have Nots”  and “Fixer Upper” were each up week to week in adults 18-49 and total viewers. “Oak Island” posted a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 2.99 million viewers, up from 0.6 and 2.34 million last week.

OWN’s “The Haves and the Have Nots” (0.6) was up a tenth of a point in adults 18-49 and improved slightly in viewers (2.244 million vs. 2.235 million last week). “Fixer Upper” (0.5, 2.51 million) rose from last week’s 0.4 and 2.29 million.

“WWE Smackdown” had the top 18-49 rating among originals at 0.8, even with last week. “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (0.5) and “The Detour” (0.4) were also steady.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 8:00 PM 2,613 0.8
THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 2,993 0.7
WINTER OLYMPICS PRIME NBCSN 8:00 PM 2,555 0.6
WINTER OLYMPICS LATE NIGHT NBCSN 11:00 PM 2,071 0.6
THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 9:00 PM 2,244 0.6
THE CHALLENGE: VENDETTAS MTV 9:00 PM 883 0.5
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,553 0.5
FIXER UPPER HGTV 9:00 PM 2,514 0.5
COLLEGE BASKETBALL ESPN 9:10 PM 1,190 0.4
THE DETOUR TBS 10:30 PM 1,032 0.4
HUNTING HITLER HISTORY 10:03 PM 1,684 0.4
AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL VH1 8:00 PM 860 0.4
WINTER OLYMPICS CNBC 10:00 PM 956 0.4
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIFETIME 9:00 PM 901 0.4
INK MASTER PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 736 0.4
MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,220 0.3
RESTORED BY THE FORDS HGTV 10:00 PM 1,534 0.3
THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,685 0.3
DEATH ROW CHRONICLES BET 10:00 PM 699 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:30 PM 1,427 0.3
MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE TLC 8:00 PM 1,156 0.3
DEATH ROW CHRONICLES BET 11:00 PM 619 0.3
WINTER OLYMPICS NBCSN 5:00 PM 1,109 0.3
THE CHALLENGE: VENDETTAS AFTER SHOW MTV 10:02 PM 460 0.3
WHO KILLED JANE DOE ID 9:00 PM 1,138 0.3

Source: The Nielsen Company

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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