“CNN Tonight” landed the top spots in the Thursday cable ratings this week after scoring 0.9 – 0.6 ratings in adults 18-49 throughout its three-hour broadcast, focusing on the shootings in Dallas. Meanwhile, Spike’s “Lip Sync Battle” fell from a 0.4 to a 0.3 this week, following its minor dip previously.

ESPN’s coverage of the European Football Championships continued to perform well also with a 0.7 for the night. USA’s broadcast of “WWE Smackdown” ticked up one tenth from its previous 0.7 to a 0.6 this time around as well.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Thursday, July 7, 2016

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
CNN TONIGHT CNN 12:00 AM 2,722 0.9
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 1,950 0.9
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,985 0.9
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,727 0.8
CNN TONIGHT CNN 1:00 AM 2,296 0.8
EUROPEAN CHAMP FOOTBALL L ESPN 2:30 PM 1,678 0.7
WWE SMACKDOWN USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 2,241 0.7
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:30 PM 2,115 0.7
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:00 PM 1,513 0.7
SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 3,589 0.7
SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 3,271 0.7
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 2,460 0.6
CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 1,926 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,671 0.5
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 1,158 0.5
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 9:00 PM 1,167 0.5
KELLY FILE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 3,881 0.5
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 9:30 PM 1,143 0.5
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 2,121 0.5
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:30 PM 1,296 0.5
2 BROKE GIRLS TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 1,196 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 1,958 0.5
CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 1,371 0.5
THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,265 0.5
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:00 AM 1,106 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 964 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 1,394 0.4
MOUNTAIN MEN HISTORY 10:03 PM 2,074 0.4
SR/DALLAS SHOOTINGS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 2,130 0.4
RIDICULOUSNESS SSN8 MTV 10:32 PM 850 0.4
ALONE HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,615 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:30 PM 1,709 0.4
THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 4,172 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 1,635 0.4
RIDICULOUSNESS SSN8 MTV 10:00 PM 816 0.4
2 BROKE GIRLS TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 991 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 5:30 AM 908 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 819 0.4
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 9:30 AM 1,488 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 1,909 0.4
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 1,396 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:33 AM 1,029 0.4
CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 1,428 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:30 AM 1,228 0.4
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:30 AM 883 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:30 AM 900 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:57 AM 894 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 912 0.4
BLAZE & THE MONSTER MCHNS NICKELODEON 8:30 AM 1,269 0.4
MR. PICKLES ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 843 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:00 PM 1,112 0.4
TEAM UMIZOOMI NICKELODEON 10:30 AM 1,357 0.4
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 819 0.4
QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 1,255 0.4
MR. PICKLES ADULT SWIM 3:45 AM 833 0.4
MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,227 0.4
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 1:00 PM 1,619 0.4
WALL-E DISNEY CHANNEL 7:15 PM 1,552 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 1,382 0.4
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 8:30 PM 797 0.4
MUTT & STUFF NICKELODEON 10:00 AM 1,363 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 1,726 0.4
BUBBLE GUPPIES NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 1,345 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:30 PM 1,152 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:24 AM 821 0.4
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 1,400 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:00 AM 959 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:51 AM 778 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:00 PM 1,575 0.3
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 755 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:45 AM 748 0.3
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:45 AM 739 0.3
BLAZE & THE MONSTER MCHNS NICKELODEON 1:30 PM 1,545 0.3
KELLY FILE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 3,612 0.3
ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 1,341 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:00 PM 1,023 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 1,575 0.3
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 710 0.3
BUBBLE GUPPIES NICKELODEON 11:30 AM 1,372 0.3
BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES WETV 9:00 PM 775 0.3
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,340 0.3
THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 928 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 1,492 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:18 AM 705 0.3
DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 804 0.3
2 BROKE GIRLS TBS NETWORK 8:30 PM 767 0.3
YOURE WHOLE ADULT SWIM 4:00 AM 724 0.3
BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 1,074 0.3
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:30 PM 1,485 0.3
FULL HOUSE NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 1,085 0.3
CHOPPED GRILL MASTERS FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 894 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:39 AM 744 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 5:00 AM 710 0.3
LIP SYNC BATTLE: TMI SPIKE TV 10:00 PM 693 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:06 AM 750 0.3
THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 886 0.3
FAMILY GUY TBS NETWORK 2:00 PM 659 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:12 AM 721 0.3
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 4:30 AM 714 0.3
FULL HOUSE NICK-AT-NITE 10:00 PM 1,081 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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