A&E’s “Live PD” maintained its place at the top of the Friday cable ratings yet again, ticking back up one-tenth from its previous 0.6 to a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49.

A pair of “Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out” episodes followed behind on MTV with a 0.4 and a 0.3, while WETV’s “Mama June From Not to Hot” held steady with yet another 0.3. HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” was similarly even with the same 0.3 as its last episode.

The NFL Network’s coverage of the Green Bay vs Oakland NFL preseason game scored a 0.3 as well, with 764,000 viewers, down a tenth from the network’s preseason coverage from the week before.

Outside of the top 25, SyFy’s “Wynonna Earp” continued its season-long 0.1 streak, despite falling in total viewers from 601,000 to 480,000. Also on SyFy, “Killjoys” managed to rake in another 0.1.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Friday, August 24, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
LIVE PD: 142 LIVE PD A&E 9:00 PM 2,054 0.7
NICK CANNON WILD N OUT MTV 10:31 PM 701 0.4
NICK CANNON WILD N OUT MTV 10:00 PM 632 0.3
MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WETV 9:00 PM 1,039 0.3
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO 10:00 PM 1,661 0.3
NFL PRESEASON (LIVE) NFL NETWORK 11:01 PM 764 0.3
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,618 0.3
CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 1,326 0.3
DINERS, DRIVE-INS, AND DIVES FOOD 9:00 PM 1,054 0.2
SAFEWORD SSN 2 MTV 11:02 PM 459 0.2
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,202 0.2
CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 10:00 PM 1,063 0.2
ALL IN W/CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 2,045 0.2
KILLER CLOSER, THE INVEST 10:00 PM 907 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS FAMILY HOME 10:00 PM 1,164 0.2
ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 991 0.2
ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,040 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 10:30 PM 1,176 0.2
BATTLEBOTS DISCOVERY 8:00 PM 841 0.2
SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 952 0.2
SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 946 0.2
FIVE, THE FOX NEWS 5:00 PM 1,859 0.2
IN SEARCH OF HISTORY 10:03 PM 993 0.2
LAST WORD W/L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 2,056 0.2
SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS 6:00 PM 1,850 0.2

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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