TNT led the Tuesday cable ratings this week with their continued coverage of the NBA Playoffs. The game between Houston and San Antonio landed on top with a 1.8 rating in adults 18-49. Meanwhile, an “Inside the NBA Playoffs” special aired on TNT subsequently, scoring the second-highest rating of the night with a solid 1.3.

On USA, “WWE Smackdown” fell one-tenth of a point from its previous 0.8 to a 0.7. Elsewhere, “Pretty Little Liars” rose one-tenth from a 0.4 to a 0.5 on Freeform.

“Deadliest Catch” held steady with a 0.5 on Discovery, while TLC’s “Little People, Big World” followed last week’s season premiere by dipping an understandable one-tenth to a 0.4. “Below Deck Mediterranean” rose one-tenth from a 0.3 to a 0.4 on Bravo as well.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 8:00 PM 4,713 1.8
INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 10:35 PM 3,065 1.3
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 8:00 PM 2,348 0.7
DEADLIEST CATCH DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,890 0.5
IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG OWN 9:00 PM 1,826 0.5
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 3,354 0.5
FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,223 0.5
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 1,971 0.5
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS FREEFORM 8:00 PM 911 0.5
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,935 0.4
CHALLENGE: INVASION MTV 9:00 PM 730 0.4
BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,026 0.4
CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 1,689 0.4
NHL SEMI-FINALS NBC SPORTS 7:30 PM 1,153 0.4
ERIN BURNETT OUTRFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 1,806 0.4
LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD TLC 9:00 PM 1,715 0.4
LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 2,812 0.4
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 3,443 0.4
LITTLE WOMEN LA LIFETIME 9:00 PM 1,017 0.4
DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 991 0.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS 10:00 PM 3,271 0.3
STORY, THE FOX NEWS 7:00 PM 3,019 0.3
FIVE, THE FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 3,207 0.3
ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 2,403 0.3
11TH HOUR W/ B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 2,160 0.3

 

Source: The Nielsen Company

Posted by:Alex Welch

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