The Thanksgiving holiday meant a predictably quiet day in the cable ratings last Thursday.

The premiere of the Hallmark Channel’s original movie, “Christmas at the Palace” won the night with a 0.5 rating in adults 18-49. It also scored the day’s biggest total audience with 3.27 million viewers. ESPN’s “First Take” came second with a 0.3, followed closely by the network’s broadcast of the Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State college football game, which posted a 0.3 with 1.12 million viewers.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Thursday, November 22, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: CHRISTMAS AT THE PALACE HALLMARK 8:00 PM 3,266 0.5
FIRST TAKE ESPN 10:00 AM 764 0.3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME – OLE MISS/MISSISSIPPI STATE ESPN 7:24 PM 1,120 0.3
SPORTSCENTER 12AM ESPN 12:00 AM 646 0.3
SPORTSCENTER 1AM ESPN 1:00 AM 594 0.2
LIVE PD PRESENTS: PD CAM A&E 10:32 PM 763 0.2
GET UP ESPN 8:00 AM 549 0.2
SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN 7:00 AM 447 0.2
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN 2:00 AM 451 0.2
SPORTSCENTER LATE ESPN 10:38 PM 517 0.2
LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL – NORTH CAROLINA/TEXAS FOX SPORTS 7:30 PM 674 0.2
SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN 12:00 PM 446 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 9:00 PM 789 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 9:30 PM 878 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 964 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 8:30 PM 687 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 10:30 PM 966 0.2
NFL GAMEDAY MORNING: THANKSGIVING EDITION NFL NETWORK 10:00 AM 533 0.2
FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS 8:00 AM 1,846 0.2
JUSTICE LEAGUE HBO 11:45 AM 376 0.2
COMEDY CENTRAL MOVIE: THE HANGOVER PART 2 COMEDY 10:00 PM 331 0.2
ORIGINAL MOVIE PREM: THE CHRISTMAS CONTRACT LIFETIME 8:00 PM 814 0.2
JUSTICE LEAGUE HBO 11:48 PM 334 0.1
BEAT B. FLAY FOOD 10:00 PM 574 0.1
LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL – UCLA/MICHIGAN ST FOX SPORTS 10:16 PM 428 0.1

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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