It was sports-heavy in the Friday cable ratings this week with ESPN’s coverage of the LA Clippers vs. Portland NBA playoff game landing the top spot with a 1.2 rating in adults 18-49. The network’s broadcast of the second round of the NFL Draft followed closely behind  with a 1.0 for the night.

The Disney Channel’s “The Lion Guard” maintained a 0.4 for the second week in a row, while the Miami vs. Charlotte playoff game landed near the top of the ratings for ESPN with a 1.0 as well.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Friday, April 29, 2016

Show Net Time Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NBA PLAYOFFS ESPN 10:40 PM 2,914 1.2
NFL DRAFT L ESPN 7:00 PM 2,409 1.0
NBA PLAYOFFS ESPN 7:59 PM 2,341 1.0
NFL DRAFT L ESPN2 7:59 PM 2,217 0.9
SPORTSCENTER 1AM L ESPN 1:24 AM 1,366 0.7
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 10:30 PM 1,577 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 10:00 PM 1,642 0.6
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:30 PM 1,420 0.6
NFL DRAFT NFLN 7:00 PM 1,366 0.6
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:00 PM 1,315 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:00 PM 1,233 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 9:30 PM 1,537 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 2:30 AM 1,038 0.5
BOBS BURGERS ADSM 2:00 AM 1,031 0.5
BOBS BURGERS ADSM 1:30 AM 974 0.5
CHILDRENS HOSPITAL ADSM 12:00 AM 1,043 0.5
LION GUARD DSNY 9:30 AM 1,532 0.4
ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE SPC DISC 9:00 PM 1,925 0.4
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 992 0.4
SPORTSCENTER EARLY L ESPN 6:00 PM 906 0.4
BOBS BURGERS ADSM 9:00 PM 1,190 0.4
RICK & MORTY ADSM 10:30 PM 1,089 0.4
SQUIDBILLIES ADSM 12:45 AM 882 0.4
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 9:30 PM 1,058 0.4
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADSM 12:30 AM 886 0.4
VENTURE BROTHERS ADSM 1:00 AM 882 0.4
CHILDRENS HOSPITAL ADSM 12:15 AM 905 0.4
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 9:00 PM 1,306 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 12:00 AM 939 0.4
BUBBLE GUPPIES NICK 11:00 AM 1,352 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 11:30 PM 950 0.4
MOVIE DOWNLOAD FX 8:00 PM 953 0.4
TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TNT 10:15 PM 1,345 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 3:00 PM 963 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 12:33 AM 913 0.4
LION GUARD DSNY 10:00 AM 1,285 0.4
BOBS BURGERS ADSM 8:30 PM 1,064 0.4
MODERN FAMILY USA 10:30 PM 773 0.4
MOVIE DOWNLOAD FX 11:00 PM 798 0.3
TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TNT 8:00 PM 1,405 0.3
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DSNY 8:30 AM 1,203 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 7:30 AM 1,104 0.3
NHL SEMI FINALS L NBCSN 8:02 PM 923 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 6:00 AM 763 0.3
PAW PATROL NICK 10:30 AM 1,233 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 2:00 PM 843 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA 11:00 PM 739 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA 10:00 PM 786 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 5:30 PM 1,444 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 8:00 AM 1,070 0.3
SEPARATION ANXIETY TBSC 11:00 PM 749 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 4:00 PM 873 0.3
FAMILY GUY TBSC 2:30 PM 605 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NAN 1:06 AM 813 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA 11:30 PM 729 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 3:00 PM 1,219 0.3
NHL SEMI FINALS L NBCSN 10:39 PM 680 0.3
PAW PATROL NICK 10:00 AM 1,167 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 4:30 PM 1,417 0.3
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 624 0.3
AMERICAN DAD TBSC 2:00 PM 528 0.3
PAW PATROL NICK 12:30 PM 1,105 0.3
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DSNY 11:00 AM 1,090 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 6:00 PM 855 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:00 PM 940 0.3
FRIENDS NAN 11:00 PM 906 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 3:30 PM 1,338 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 4:00 PM 1,421 0.3
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DSNY 8:00 AM 1,157 0.3
PAW PATROL NICK 1:00 PM 1,126 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 11:00 PM 772 0.3
SPORTSNATION ESPN 4:00 PM 594 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 1:00 PM 804 0.3
AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 649 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 7:00 PM 865 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 5:00 PM 853 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HGTV 11:30 PM 1,263 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NAN 1:39 AM 766 0.3
BUNKD DSNY 8:00 PM 1,478 0.3
GOLDIE & BEAR DSNY 10:30 AM 1,079 0.3
SPORTSCENTER LATE L ESPN2 11:22 PM 591 0.3
INSTANT MOM NAN 6:30 AM 669 0.3
SHIMMER AND SHINE NICK 12:00 PM 1,073 0.3
PAW PATROL NICK 9:30 AM 1,104 0.3
2 BROKE GIRLS TBSC 8:30 PM 802 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 5:00 PM 1,369 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA 9:30 PM 701 0.3
SPORTSCENTER AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 604 0.3
SPORTSCENTER AFT L ESPN 3:50 PM 592 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 12:00 PM 720 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 2:30 PM 1,089 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NAN 2:12 AM 745 0.3
NFL LIVE L ESPN 2:30 PM 582 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 9:00 PM 795 0.3
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DSNY 11:30 AM 1,038 0.3
PAW PATROL NICK 9:00 AM 990 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 10:00 PM 803 0.3
SEINFELD TBSC 6:30 PM 598 0.3
AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL TOON 7:30 PM 1,328 0.3
HENRY DANGER NICK 6:00 PM 1,267 0.3

 

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Alex Welch

Alex Welch has been writing for TV by the Numbers since January 2016. In his off time he enjoys rewatching old episodes of Game of Thrones and unironically singing along to ABBA. Every now and then, he even does them at the same time. He lives in Los Angeles.

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