The post-WrestleMania edition of “WWE Monday Night Raw” led the adults 18-49 race on cable for the week of April 3. The 9 p.m. hour scored a 1.5 rating to lead the way, and the other two hours earned 1.4s, tying for second with “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.”

News coverage of the U.S. missile strike on Syria Thursday took up a number of spots in the Top 25, with “Hannity” on Fox News scoring the biggest total audience (4.88 million viewers) and “Anderson Cooper 360” on CNN drawing the highest 18-49 rating (1.0).

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for April 3-9, 2017

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 9:00 PM 1.5 1,881
2 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 8:00 PM 1.4 1,853
LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 Mon. 8:00 PM 1.4 1,830
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 10:00 PM 1.4 1,778
5 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRAVO Sun. 8:00 PM 1.1 1,415
6 WWE SMACKDOWN USA Tues. 8:00 PM 1.0 1,265
CASEY ANTHONY: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY ID Sun. 10:00 PM 1.0 1,254
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN Thurs. 10:00 PM 1.0 1,232
9 NBA BASKETBALL – CAVALIERS/CELTICS ESPN Weds. 8:01 PM 0.9 1,182
10 FAMILY GUY ADSM Weds. 11:30 PM 0.8 1,068
HIP HOP SQUARES VH1 Mon. 9:00 PM 0.8 1,054
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA Tues. 10:00 PM 0.8 1,031
FAMILY GUY ADSM Sun. 11:00 PM 0.8 1,019
FAMILY GUY ADSM Weds. 11:00 PM 0.8 983
NBA BASKETBALL – T-WOLVES/WARRIORS ESPN Tues. 10:35 PM 0.8 968
CNN TONIGHT CNN Thurs. 11:00 PM 0.8 963
17 HANNITY FNC Thurs. 10:11 PM 0.7 949
HIP HOP SQUARES VH1 Mon. 9:30 PM 0.7 943
STREET OUTLAWS – S DISC Mon. 9:00 PM 0.7 934
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC BRAVO Sun. 9:15 PM 0.7 922
FAMILY GUY ADSM Sun. 10:30 PM 0.7 894
FAMILY GUY ADSM Mon. 11:30 PM 0.7 890
THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS Weds. 9:00 PM 0.7 889
THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS Weds. 8:30 PM 0.7 889
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS BRAVO Tues. 9:00 PM 0.7 877
THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS Weds. 9:30 PM 0.7 872
AMERICAN DAD ADSM Tues. 9:30 PM 0.7 864
THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS Thurs. 10:00 PM 0.7 851
SAMURAI JACK ADSM Sat. 11:00 PM 0.7 841
FAMILY GUY ADSM Thurs. 11:30 PM 0.7 839
AMERICAN DAD ADSM Sun. 10:00 PM 0.7 836

 

Top 25 cable shows in viewers for April 3-9, 2017

Rank Show Net Day Time Viewers (000s)
1 HANNITY FNC Thurs. 10:11 PM 4,879
2 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FNC Thurs. 9:17 PM 4,553
3 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 9:00 PM 3,900
4 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 8:00 PM 3,833
5 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FNC Fri. 8:00 PM 3,820
6 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FNC Tues. 8:00 PM 3,765
7 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FNC Thurs. 8:00 PM 3,689
8 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FNC Mon. 8:00 PM 3,655
9 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FNC Weds. 8:00 PM 3,607
10 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 10:00 PM 3,589
11 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN Thurs. 10:00 PM 3,532
12 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FNC Thurs. 9:00 PM 3,484
13 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FNC Thurs. 11:00 PM 3,482
14 THE FIVE FNC Fri. 5:00 PM 3,112
15 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FNC Tues. 9:00 PM 3,041
16 AMERICA’S NEWSROOM FNC Fri. 9:00 AM 2,966
17 CASEY ANTHONY: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY ID Sun. 10:00 PM 2,895
18 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FNC Fri. 9:00 PM 2,890
WWE SMACKDOWN USA Tues. 8:00 PM 2,890
20 SPECIAL REPORT W/BRET BAIER FNC Fri. 6:00 PM 2,860
21 SPECIAL REPORT W/BRET BAIER FNC Mon. 6:00 PM 2,858
22 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC Thurs. 9:00 PM 2,826
23 FOX AND FRIENDS FNC Fri. 8:00 AM 2,823
24 MSNBC BREAKING NEWS MSNBC Thurs. 10:00 PM 2,800
25 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 Mon. 8:00 PM 2,794

All ratings are live + same-day. 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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