The second-season premiere of “The Detour” on TBS Tuesday night drew the show’s best 18-49 rating and biggest audience ever.

The premiere delivered a 0.6 rating and 1.46 million viewers, topping the show’s previous high of 0.5 and 1.17 million viewers for its series debut last year. A second episode posted a 0.5 and 1.11 million viewers.

“The Curse of Oak Island” and “WWE Smackdown” (each 1.0 in 18-49) stayed at the top of the rankings, per usual. “Fixer Upper” drew a 0.7 for HGTV, and “The Haves and the Have Nots” posted a 0.8 on OWN.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 3,790 1.0
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 8:00 PM 2,792 1.0
HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 9:00 PM 2,762 0.8
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 10:00 PM 1,974 0.7
FIXER UPPER HGTV 9:00 PM 3,105 0.7
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEV HILLS BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,658 0.6
THE DETOUR TBS 10:00 PM 1,456 0.6
MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,559 0.6
THE DETOUR TBS 10:30 PM 1,113 0.5
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:00 PM 2,147 0.5
CHALLENGE: INVASION MTV 9:00 PM 746 0.5
CHOPPED FOOD 10:00 PM 1,052 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICK 5:00 PM 1,709 0.4
DANCE MOMS LIFETIME 8:00 PM 1,186 0.4
DANCE MOMS LIFETIME 9:02 PM 1,227 0.4
BEING MARY JANE BET 10:00 PM 1,008 0.4
THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 3,839 0.4
CHOPPED JUNIOR FOOD 8:00 PM 1,070 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HGTV 10:30 PM 1,767 0.4
TABOO FX 10:00 PM 1,034 0.4
SHADOW OF DOUBT ID 10:00 PM 1,191 0.3
TOSH.0 COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 641 0.3
KILLING FIELDS DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 1,022 0.3
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 756 0.3
COLLEGE BASKETBALL ESPN 9:09 PM 954 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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