In this week’s Monday cable ratings, TNT’s coverage of the NBA Playoff game between Golden State and Utah led the night with a 1.7 rating in adults 18-49. Also on TNT, an “Inside the NBA Playoffs” special scored a 0.9. VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” followed closely behind the game with a 1.3, just two-tenths higher than the 1.1 it grabbed last week, but breaking the series’ recent rating dip.

USA’s “WWE Monday Night Raw” grabbed a 1.0 peak rating throughout its three-hour broadcast also, one-tenth lower than the 1.1 peak it raked in the week before.

On AMC, “Better Call Saul” rose one-tenth for the second week in a row, ticking up from its previous 0.6 to a 0.7 this time around. Meanwhile, the NBC Sports Network’s broadcast of the Washington vs Pittsburgh NHL Semi-Final game also scored a 0.7. “Basketball Wives” held steady with a 0.9 for the second week in a row on VH1 as well.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Monday, May 8, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 9:00 PM 4,515 1.7
LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 8:00 PM 2,502 1.3
STREET OUTLAWS DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 2,439 1.1
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 8:00 PM 2,827 1.0
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 9:00 PM 2,845 1.0
BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 9:00 PM 1,889 0.9
INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 11:38 PM 2,061 0.9
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 10:00 PM 2,417 0.9
NHL SEMI-FINALS NBC SPORTS 7:33 PM 1,868 0.7
BETTER CALL SAUL AMC 10:00 PM 1,756 0.7
TEEN MOM MTV 9:00 PM 986 0.6
DEAR MAMA VH1 10:00 PM 1,299 0.6
SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,289 0.5
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,560 0.3
ANGIE TRIBECA TBS 10:30 PM 663 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 10:30 PM 1,462 0.3
TEEN MOM AFTER MTV 9:46 PM 544 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 1,546 0.3
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 9:00 PM 1,081 0.3
TINY HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 9:30 PM 1,179 0.3
AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,638 0.3
DAILY SHOW COMEDY 11:00 PM 856 0.3
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 734 0.3
SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 10:01 PM 757 0.3
LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 2,126 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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