TBS took the top spot from the NFL Network in the Thursday cable ratings this week with its broadcast of the Cubs vs Nationals MLB Division Series game scoring a 2.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 7.023 million viewers. The network’s pre and post-game coverage landed several other spots in the Top 25 as well with 0.7-0.4 ratings. The NFL Network scored the second-highest spot of the night with its broadcast of the Carolina vs Philadelphia game raking in a 1.4.

On Lifetime, “Project Runway” took a minor hit, falling one-tenth from its previous 0.5 to a 0.4 this time around. Meanwhile, TruTV’s “Impractical Jokers” managed to hold steady with a 0.4 for the second week in a row.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Thursday, October 12, 2017

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
MLB DIVISION SERIES TBS 8:00 PM 7,023 2
NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL NFL NETWORK 8:26 PM 3,558 1.4
INSIDE THE MLB TBS 12:52 AM 1,902 0.7
NFLN THU NT PRE-KICK NFL NETWORK 8:16 PM 1,751 0.6
NFL THU NT POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 11:51 PM 1,238 0.5
NFLN THU NT KICK-OFF NFL NETWORK 7:58 PM 1,388 0.5
PROJECT RUNWAY LIFETIME 9:00 PM 1,971 0.4
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 10:00 PM 773 0.4
MLB ON DECK PREGAME TBS 7:00 PM 1,049 0.4
NFLN THU NT KICK-OFF NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 878 0.4
FLIPPING OUT BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,103 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,903 0.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 3,044 0.3
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,530 0.3
HOME ALONE INVEST 10:00 PM 1,020 0.3
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 717 0.3
IJ: AFTER PARTY TRUTV 10:30 PM 474 0.3
FOX NEWS TONIGHT FOX NEWS 10:00 PM 2,041 0.3
WILD N OUT MTV 11:00 PM 443 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 10:30 PM 1,316 0.2
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 1,247 0.2
BEAT B.FLAY FOOD 10:00 PM 792 0.2
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 12:17 AM 576 0.2
STORY, THE FOX NEWS 7:00 PM 2,213 0.2
GOLDBERGS, THE NICK-AT-NITE 1:00 AM 557 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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