The NFL Network held onto the top spot of the night in the Thursday cable ratings this week, with its broadcast of the “Thursday Night Football” game between the Giants and the Eagles scoring a 1.1 in adults 18-49 and 2.98 million viewers. This was up one-tenth from the 1.0 that last week’s “TNF” game had scored on the network.

Similarly, MTV’s “Jersey Shore: Family Vacation” managed to tick back up from its previous 0.6 to a 0.7, while the 2-part premiere of “How Far is Tattoo Far” posted back-to-back 0.3s.

Elsewhere, Bravo’s “Shahs of Sunset” returned from a week off with a 0.2, down a tenth from its last episode. MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show” led cable news for the night with a 0.3 and 2.56 million viewers.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Thursday, October 11, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
THU NIGHT FOOTBALL: 2018 WK 6 PHI VS. NYG NFL NETWORK 8:23 PM 2,976 1.1
THU NIGHT FOOTBALL NFL NETWORK 11:13 PM 2,499 0.9
JERSEY SHORE: FAMILY VACATION MTV 8:00 PM 1,146 0.7
THU NIGHT PRE-KICK NFL NETWORK 8:06 PM 1,562 0.5
THU NIGHT POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 11:39 PM 1,193 0.5
HOW FAR IS TATTOO FAR MTV 9:02 PM 610 0.3
SHAHS OF SUNSET BRAVO 9:00 PM 988 0.3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME L: TEXAS TECH/TCU ESPN 7:24 PM 1,233 0.3
HOW FAR IS TATTOO FAR MTV 9:34 PM 540 0.3
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,561 0.3
THU NIGHT PREGAME NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 850 0.3
DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 822 0.3
THE FIVE FOX NEWS 5:00 PM 2,807 0.3
TO CATCH A KILLER INVEST 10:00 PM 986 0.3
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 12:08 AM 610 0.3
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 6:00 PM 1,148 0.3
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 769 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 3,000 0.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 3,132 0.3
THE INGRAHAM ANGLE FOX NEWS 10:00 PM 2,668 0.3
SPORTSCENTER EARLY ESPN 6:00 PM 538 0.3
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 10:00 PM 522 0.3
SPECIAL RPT W/ BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 2,620 0.2
MOUNTAIN MEN HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,923 0.2
BEAT B.FLAY FOOD 10:00 PM 804 0.2

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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