The History Channel’s “Vikings” fell one tenth in Thursday’s cable ratings from its previous 0.7 rating to a 0.6 rating in adults 18-49, while “WWE Smackdown” on USA managed to increase one tenth from a 0.6 to a 0.7.

Two NCAA basketball games landed the top spots in the rankings this week though, with a 1.4 and 1.1 respectively. Several “Family Guy” and “American Dad” reruns followed quickly behind, with 1.0 and 0.9 ratings.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Thursday, March 17, 2016

Show Net Time Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
TBS NCAA BSKBL CHP TBSC 7:04 PM 3,588 1.4
TNT NCAA BSKBL CHP TNT 9:32 PM 2,609 1.1
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:00 PM 2,107 1.0
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:30 PM 2,080 1.0
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:30 PM 1,983 0.9
TNT NCAA BSK CHP TNT 9:14 PM 1,957 0.8
TBS NCAA BSK CHP TBSC 9:37 PM 1,977 0.8
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:00 PM 1,797 0.8
TBS NCAA BSKBL CHP TBSC 9:53 PM 1,812 0.8
60 DAYS IN AEN 10:01 PM 1,618 0.7
ROBOT CHICKEN ADSM 12:00 AM 1,465 0.7
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 8:00 PM 2,260 0.7
TBS NCAA BSKBL CHP TBSC 4:34 PM 1,786 0.7
FAMILY GUY ADSM 3:00 AM 1,311 0.6
TBS NCAA POST GUN TBSC 12:06 AM 1,322 0.6
VIKINGS HIST 10:00 PM 2,133 0.6
ROBOT CHICKEN ADSM 12:15 AM 1,298 0.6
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 9:00 PM 2,361 0.6
TRU NCAA BSKBL CHP TRU 10:47 PM 1,482 0.6
TNT NCAA BSKBL CHP TNT 6:36 PM 1,487 0.6
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADSM 12:30 AM 1,166 0.6
BOBS BURGERS ADSM 9:00 PM 1,360 0.6
FAMILY GUY ADSM 2:30 AM 1,131 0.6
THE FIRST 48 AEN 9:00 PM 1,548 0.5
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 9:30 PM 1,307 0.5
ROBOT CHICKEN ADSM 3:30 AM 1,135 0.5
SQUIDBILLIES ADSM 12:45 AM 1,077 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 2:00 AM 1,070 0.5
ROBOT CHICKEN ADSM 3:45 AM 1,033 0.5
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 9:30 PM 1,918 0.5
TOP CHEF BRVO 9:00 PM 1,169 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 4:00 PM 1,829 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADSM 1:30 AM 1,002 0.5
SUPERJAIL ADSM 1:00 AM 999 0.5
CATFISH: THE TV SHOW SSN5 MTV 9:00 PM 766 0.4
INFOMERCIALS ADSM 4:00 AM 947 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:00 PM 1,924 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 11:30 PM 1,051 0.4
BOBS BURGERS ADSM 8:30 PM 1,046 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 8:30 PM 1,706 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 7:00 PM 1,167 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 3:30 PM 1,708 0.4
METALOCALYPSE ADSM 1:15 AM 919 0.4
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 5:30 PM 1,575 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HGTV 10:30 PM 1,975 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 6:00 AM 844 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 6:30 AM 856 0.4
INFOMERCIALS ADSM 4:15 AM 840 0.4
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 5:00 PM 1,612 0.4
BEAT B.FLAY FOOD 10:00 PM 1,361 0.4
BOBS BURGERS ADSM 4:30 AM 816 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 12:00 AM 876 0.4
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICK 4:30 PM 1,585 0.4
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADSM 5:00 AM 820 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 7:30 AM 1,205 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 8:00 PM 1,512 0.4
COOKS VS. CONS FOOD 9:00 PM 1,278 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 5:00 PM 1,168 0.4
FIRST 48 AC AEN 8:00 PM 1,053 0.4
CHOPPED FOOD 8:00 PM 1,239 0.4
PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS LIF 9:00 PM 1,441 0.4
TNT NCAA BSKBL CHP TNT 4:10 PM 1,075 0.4
KING OF THE HILL ADSM 5:30 AM 776 0.4
TEEN TITANS GO TOON 6:00 PM 1,714 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 8:00 AM 1,174 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 6:00 PM 1,101 0.4
BEAT B.FLAY FOOD 10:30 PM 1,189 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 3:00 PM 1,448 0.4
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 7:29 PM 1,025 0.4
TNT NCAA BSKBL CHP TNT 1:22 PM 979 0.4
THE FIRST 48 AEN 11:02 PM 817 0.4
FRIENDS NAN 11:00 PM 982 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICK 7:00 AM 949 0.3
FRIENDS NAN 12:33 AM 809 0.3
NICK AT NITE MOVIE NAN 8:00 PM 1,372 0.3
COLONY USA 10:00 PM 1,193 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 4:24 AM 727 0.3
MASTERS OF FLIP HGTV 11:00 PM 1,328 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 5:28 AM 757 0.3
PAWN STARS HIST 8:00 PM 1,255 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 3:51 AM 742 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 4:57 AM 723 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:00 PM 918 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NAN 2:45 AM 724 0.3
PAWN STARS HIST 8:28 PM 1,270 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICK 2:30 PM 1,217 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 12:00 AM 1,118 0.3
FULL HOUSE NAN 10:00 PM 1,050 0.3
REAL WORLD GO BIG GO HOME MTV 10:00 PM 551 0.3
WORKAHOLICS CMDY 10:00 PM 479 0.3
TNT NCAA BSK CHP TNT 3:51 PM 876 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NAN 3:18 AM 693 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NAN 1:06 AM 710 0.3
BLAZE & THE MONSTER MCHNS NICK 8:30 AM 955 0.3
TRU NCAA BSKBL CHP TRU 8:13 PM 928 0.3
SOFIA THE FIRST DSNY 10:00 AM 1,095 0.3
FULL HOUSE NAN 10:30 PM 1,008 0.3
NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 10:00 PM 921 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NAN 2:12 AM 632 0.3
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 12:30 AM 940 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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