“Jersey Shore: Family Vacation” hit a new series low, as various live NFL and MLB broadcasts dominated the cable ratings Thursday night.
The MTV reality series fell two-tenths from its previous 0.8 to a 0.6 rating in the adults 18-49 demo with 1.05 million viewers. The NFL Network’s broadcast of the NFL game between the Patriots and the Colts took the top spot of the night with a 1.0, while it’s additional coverage of the game came second with another 1.0. They were the night’s only broadcasts to reach the 1.0 barrier.
Elsewhere, the MLB Network’s broadcast of the Atlanta vs. Dodgers baseball game landed in the top 5 with a 0.6, as did FOX Sports’ coverage of the Rockies vs. Brewers game, with a 0.5 of its own and 2.46 million viewers.
Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Thursday, October 4, 2018
|Show||Net||Time||Total viewers (000s)||18-49 rating|
|NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL||NFL NETWORK||8:23 PM||2,788||1.0|
|NFLN THU NT FTBLL||NFL NETWORK||11:04 PM||2,629||1.0|
|JERSEY SHORE: FAM VACAY||MTV||8:00 PM||1,053||0.6|
|DIVISION SERIES GAME||MLB NETWORK||8:38 PM||2,123||0.6|
|MLB DIVISION SERIES L||FOX SPORTS||5:00 PM||2,459||0.5|
|NFLN THU NT PRE-KICK||NFL NETWORK||8:05 PM||1,507||0.5|
|NFLN THU NT POST-GAME||NFL NETWORK||11:39 PM||988||0.5|
|TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT||FOX NEWS||8:00 PM||3,929||0.4|
|HANNITY||FOX NEWS||9:00 PM||4,222||0.4|
|INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE||FOX NEWS||10:00 PM||3,939||0.4|
|IMPRACTICAL JOKERS||TRUTV||10:00 PM||645||0.4|
|MLB NLDS POST GAME L||FOX SPORTS||9:17 PM||1,154||0.3|
|SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER||FOX NEWS||6:00 PM||3,243||0.3|
|BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES||WETV||9:00 PM||898||0.3|
|STORY, THE||FOX NEWS||7:00 PM||3,082||0.3|
|RACHEL MADDOW SHOW||MSNBC||9:00 PM||2,763||0.3|
|FIVE, THE||FOX NEWS||5:00 PM||3,473||0.3|
|FOX NEWS AT NIGHT||FOX NEWS||11:00 PM||2,407||0.3|
|PARDON THE INTERRUPTION||ESPN||5:30 PM||700||0.3|
|THE FIRST 48||A&E||9:00 PM||905||0.3|
|NFLN THU NT PREGAME||NFL NETWORK||7:30 PM||767||0.3|
|OUTNUMBERED||FOX NEWS||12:00 PM||2,524||0.3|
|SP FLIP OR FLOP||HOME||9:00 PM||1,215||0.3|
|IMPRACTICAL JOKERS||TRUTV||9:30 PM||480||0.3|
|AMERICAS NEWSROOM||FOX NEWS||9:00 AM||2,370||0.2|
Source: The Nielsen Company.