Wednesday cable ratings: ‘Vikings’ holds steady, ‘Happy!’ premieres

VH1 led the night in the Wednesday cable ratings, with the season 6 premiere of “Black Ink Crew” scoring a 0.8 rating in adults 18-49, one-tenth higher than the 0.7 its fifth season premiere had scored. The season finale of “Black Ink Crew: Chicago” followed closely behind as well with a 0.7 on the network. Meanwhile, ESPN’s broadcast of the Golden State vs Charlotte NBA basketball game rounded out the Top 3 of the night with a 0.6 and 1.558 million total viewers. On Comedy Central, “South Park” held steady with another 0.5.

Following its season 5 premiere last week, The History Channel’s “Vikings” managed to maintain a 0.6 for the second week in a row, while “Happy!” made its series premiere on SyFy and scored a 0.4 for itself. Outside of the Top 25, USA’s “Mr. Robot” also managed to maintain its previous 0.2 once again.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
BLACK INK CREW VH1 10:00 PM 1,420 0.8
BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO VH1 9:00 PM 1,200 0.7
NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 8:01 PM 1,558 0.6
VIKINGS HISTORY 9:00 PM 2,297 0.6
SOUTH PARK COMEDY 10:00 PM 966 0.5
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,227 0.5
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 3,332 0.5
NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 10:35 PM 1,049 0.5
HAPPY! SYFY 10:00 PM 1,100 0.4
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 3,340 0.4
ARE YOU THE ONE SSN 6 MTV 10:00 PM 642 0.4
PB AT HOME DREWS HM HOUSE HOME 9:00 PM 2,042 0.4
FULL FRONTAL W/SAM BEE TBS 10:30 PM 1,121 0.4
KNIGHTFALL HISTORY 10:01 PM 1,773 0.3
SPORTSCENTER 1AM ESPN 12:50 AM 740 0.3
MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND INVEST 10:00 PM 1,281 0.3
UNUSUAL SUSPECTS: DEAD INVEST 9:00 PM 1,438 0.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 3,249 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS WHERE HOME 10:00 PM 1,447 0.3
STORAGE WARS A&E 9:30 PM 1,227 0.3
LAST WORD W/L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 2,300 0.3
STORAGE WARS A&E 9:00 PM 1,195 0.3
NBA PRE-GAME L ESPN 7:00 PM 616 0.3
INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS 10:00 PM 2,787 0.3
DAILY SHOW COMEDY 11:00 PM 856 0.3

 

Source: The Nielsen Company