ESPN’s coverage of the NBA game between the Golden State Warriors and the New Orleans Pelicans landed on top in the Friday cable ratings last week with a 0.8 rating in adults 18-49, and about 1.9 million viewers. The network’s earlier coverage of the Cleveland vs Toronto game raked in a 0.6 as well.

A late-night edition of “SportsCenter” landed near the top also with a 0.5, rounding out ESPN’s major coverage for the night. Meanwhile, the Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush” experienced a minor dip when it fell one tenth from its previous 0.9 to a 0.8.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Friday Oct. 28, 2016

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NBA REGULAR SEASON L ESPN 9:37 PM 1,875 0.8
GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 2,631 0.8
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 1,317 0.6
NBA REGULAR SEASON L ESPN 7:00 PM 1,410 0.6
SPORTSCENTER 12AM L ESPN 12:11 AM 1,167 0.5
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,228 0.5
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,196 0.5
HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 3,920 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:30 PM 1,377 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:00 PM 1,185 0.5
YOUR PRETTY FACE/HELL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 1,026 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,373 0.5
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 904 0.4
KELLY FILE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 3,744 0.4
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 10:30 PM 903 0.4
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 842 0.4
THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 3,831 0.4
BIG SCREEN MOVIE FREEFORM 6:45 PM 936 0.4
DREAM CORP LLC ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 877 0.4
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 877 0.4
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 8:30 PM 1,225 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 769 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 1,803 0.4
ON THE RECORD WITH BRIT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 3,330 0.4
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 8:00 PM 958 0.4
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:45 AM 827 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:30 PM 1,719 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 4:30 PM 1,628 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 1,607 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:00 AM 1,003 0.4
SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 3,617 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 783 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:30 AM 762 0.4
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:45 AM 806 0.4
SPORTSCENTER 1AM L ESPN 1:20 AM 702 0.4
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 768 0.3
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:30 AM 710 0.3
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 780 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 11:00 PM 752 0.3
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 1,340 0.3
HENRY DANGER NICKELODEON 6:30 PM 1,456 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 9:30 PM 849 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 5:30 AM 735 0.3
AFTERNOON MOVIE FREEFORM 4:40 PM 886 0.3
HENRY DANGER NICKELODEON 6:00 PM 1,555 0.3
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:45 AM 695 0.3
FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 3,458 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:12 AM 804 0.3
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 743 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:51 AM 765 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:18 AM 727 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 4:00 PM 884 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 6:00 PM 853 0.3
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 839 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 5:00 PM 849 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:24 AM 767 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:57 AM 753 0.3
YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 2,605 0.3
SOFIA THE FIRST DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 986 0.3
THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 2,114 0.3
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:33 AM 867 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 985 0.3
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 10:00 PM 757 0.3
TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:30 PM 854 0.3
ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:03 PM 1,008 0.3
GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 1,113 0.3
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:30 PM 911 0.3
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,504 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:30 PM 1,373 0.3
MARY SHELLEYS FRANKENHOLE ADULT SWIM 4:00 AM 651 0.3
KINDRED SPIRITS TLC 10:02 PM 823 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:39 AM 758 0.3
BRAD NEELYS HARG NALLIN S ADULT SWIM 1:15 AM 691 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 PM 1,162 0.3
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 935 0.3
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 1,214 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 11:30 PM 719 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:30 AM 926 0.3
LUCY:DAUGHTER OF DEVIL ADULT SWIM 4:15 AM 605 0.3
GODZILLA (2014) TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 990 0.3
FULL HOUSE NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 1,025 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 2:00 PM 1,230 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 1,114 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 1,188 0.3
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 12:00 AM 657 0.3
FULL HOUSE NICK-AT-NITE 10:00 PM 1,042 0.3
CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 1,067 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:06 AM 760 0.3
BUBBLE GUPPIES NICKELODEON 8:30 AM 878 0.3
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:00 PM 843 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 2:30 PM 1,098 0.3
MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:00 AM 1,110 0.3
SPORTSCENTER EARLY L ESPN 6:00 PM 601 0.3
RANK THE PRANK NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 1,100 0.3
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 7:00 AM 720 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 5:00 AM 555 0.3
THUNDERMANS NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 1,196 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:00 PM 1,134 0.3
LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 776 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADULT SWIM 5:30 AM 551 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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