After hitting a season high last week, TV Land’s “Younger” fell back down in the Tuesday cable ratings, slipping one-tenth from a 0.3 to a 0.2 in adults 18-49. USA’s “WWE Smackdown,” meanwhile, held onto the top spot of the night with a 0.7 for the second week in a row.

On Bravo, “Below Deck Mediterranean” was steady with another 0.6, while “Miz & Mrs.” maintained its previous 0.5. “The Challenge: Final Reckoning” ticked up one-tenth from a 0.4 to a 0.5, and TNT’s “Animal Kingdom” maintained its season-long 0.4 streak.

The midseason premiere of OWN’s “The Haves and the Have Nots” (0.5) was even with its last episode back in July, and “Love Is___” rose one-tenth to a 0.3. TBS’ “Wrecked” also ticked up from its previous 0.3 to a 0.4 this time around.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 8:00 PM 2,189 0.7
BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,488 0.6
MIZ & MRS USA 10:00 PM 1,162 0.5
HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 9:00 PM 1,916 0.5
CHALLENGE: FINAL RECKONING MTV 9:00 PM 748 0.5
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 10:31 PM 1,169 0.4
DEADLIEST CATCH DISCOVERY 9:01 PM 1,565 0.4
FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,262 0.4
ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 9:00 PM 1,374 0.4
WRECKED TBS 10:00 PM 980 0.4
DARK WATERS: MURDER IN DEEP INVEST 10:00 PM 1,112 0.3
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,900 0.3
HARD KNOCKS 18 HBO 10:00 PM 590 0.3
LOVE IS OWN 10:00 PM 980 0.3
COUNTING CARS HISTORY 10:03 PM 1,061 0.3
OUTDAUGHTERED HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,452 0.3
COUNTING CARS HISTORY 10:33 PM 1,040 0.3
DESERT FLIPPERS HOME 9:00 PM 1,229 0.3
MILLION DOLLAR LISTING BRAVO 10:00 PM 818 0.3
MURDER BY NUMBERS INVEST 9:00 PM 1,003 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,441 0.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 2,916 0.3
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,151 0.3
CHOPPED GRILL MASTERS FOOD 9:00 PM 818 0.2
YOUNGER TV LAND 10:00 PM 742 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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