On USA, “WWE Smackdown” landed near the top of the Tuesday cable ratings this week, rising one-tenth from its previous 0.7 to a 0.8 rating in adults 18-49. However, ESPN’s broadcast of the Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers NBA playoff game led the night once again with a 2.8. Additional “Inside the NBA Playoffs” and pre-game specials performed well for the network also, raking in 1.5 and 0.7 ratings, respectively.

“Pretty Little Liars” returned from a week off, dipping one-tenth from its previous 0.5 to a 0.4 this time around on Freeform. Meanwhile, The Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” fell from a 0.6 to a 0.5 and “If Loving You is Wrong” scored a 0.5 on OWN.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NBA PLAYOFFS – CONF FINALS TNT 8:31 PM 7,017 2.8
INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 11:00 PM 3,406 1.5
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 8:00 PM 2,328 0.8
DUNK KING, THE ESPN 11:41 PM 1,729 0.8
NBA PLAYOFFS PRE GAME ESPN 8:00 PM 1,918 0.7
NHL CONFERENCE FINALS NBC SPORTS 8:00 PM 1,809 0.6
IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG OWN 9:00 PM 1,808 0.5
DEADLIEST CATCH DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,743 0.5
FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,182 0.4
NEON JOE ADULT 12:00 AM 908 0.4
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS FREEFORM 8:00 PM 851 0.4
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,624 0.4
LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD TLC 9:00 PM 1,615 0.3
BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 9:00 PM 878 0.3
CHALLENGE: CHAMPS VS PROS MTV 9:01 PM 535 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,796 0.3
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 810 0.3
LITTLE WOMEN LA LIFETIME 9:00 PM 883 0.3
HOME TOWN HOME 10:00 PM 1,359 0.3
CONAN TBS 11:00 PM 633 0.3
LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 2,138 0.3
FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS 7:00 AM 2,050 0.3
CHOPPED FOOD 10:00 PM 727 0.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS 10:00 PM 2,453 0.3
FIVE, THE FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 2,372 0.3

 

Source: The Nielsen Company

Posted by:Alex Welch

blog comments powered by Disqus