The Discovery Channel maintained its dominance streak over the Friday cable ratings yet again this week, with “Gold Rush” scoring a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49, the same as what it’s previous episode had scored. A&E’s “Live PD” followed closely behind as well, and managed to tick up one-tenth from a 0.5 to a 0.6 this time around. ESPN’s broadcast of the Toronto vs Washington NBA game rounded out the top 3 of the night, raking in a 0.4 rating with 1.08 million viewers.

Additionally, HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” returned from its week off with a 0.4, in line with what a majority of its other recent episodes have scored. The Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush: White Water”  managed to hold steady with a 0.4 for the second week in a row.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Friday, March 2, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 2,805 0.7
LIVE PD: 99 LIVE PD A&E 9:00 PM 1,687 0.6
NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 8:01 PM 1,078 0.4
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO 10:01 PM 1,914 0.4
NBA REGULAR SEASON L ESPN 10:36 PM 999 0.4
GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER DISCOVERY 10:01 PM 1,677 0.4
MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WETV 9:00 PM 936 0.4
SPORTSCENTER 1AM ESPN 1:08 AM 712 0.3
TWO AND A HALF MEN NICK-AT-NITE 12:57 AM 825 0.3
MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME 9:00 PM 1,536 0.3
MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 9:00 PM 859 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 1,252 0.3
TWO AND A HALF MEN NICK-AT-NITE 2:03 AM 757 0.3
TWO AND A HALF MEN NICK-AT-NITE 1:30 AM 749 0.3
BRIDE KILLA INVEST 9:00 PM 968 0.3
AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL CARTOON 6:00 PM 1,003 0.2
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 684 0.2
FIVE, THE FOX NEWS 5:00 PM 2,055 0.2
DINERS, DRIVE-INS, & DIVES FOOD 9:00 PM 845 0.2
UNIKITTY CARTOON 6:30 PM 917 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 10:30 PM 1,085 0.2
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,397 0.2
SPORTSNATION L ESPN 3:30 PM 425 0.2
ALL IN W/CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 2,043 0.2
UNTOLD STORIES OF THE E.R. TLC 9:00 PM 1,019 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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