USA’s weekly “WWE Smackdown” broadcast led the night in the Tuesday cable ratings this week and managed to score a 0.8 rating in adults 18-49 once again. Similarly, OWN’s “The Haves and the Have Nots” followed closely behind, maintaining its 0.6 streak, while Bravo’s “Below Deck Mediterranean” fell one-tenth from its previous 0.6 to a 0.5 this time around. Meanwhile, The Discovery Channel’s “Manhunt: Unabomber” mini-series fell out of the Top 25 but still held steady with a 0.3.

A&E aired the season two premiere of “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath” last night as well, which scored a 0.5 on the network. This was one-tenth lower than the 0.6 that the show’s first season finale had raked in back in January.

OWN’s “Greenleaf” also returned from its midseason break, and ticked up one-tenth from its last episode’s 0.4 to a 0.5 this week. In addition, both TNT’s “Animal Kingdom” (0.4) and “Shooter” (0.3″ managed to maintain their previous ratings again this week, respectively.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 8:00 PM 2,530 0.8
HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 9:00 PM 2,400 0.6
CHALLENGE: DIRTY 30 MTV 9:00 PM 877 0.6
INK MASTER SPIKE 10:00 PM 1,027 0.5
LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY A&E 9:00 PM 1,405 0.5
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,877 0.5
GREENLEAF OWN 10:00 PM 1,812 0.5
BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,164 0.5
CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 1,677 0.5
DEADLIEST CATCH DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,629 0.5
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 3,297 0.4
WRECKED TBS 10:30 PM 1,013 0.4
ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 1,577 0.4
ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 9:00 PM 1,157 0.4
SITUATION ROOM CNN 9:00 PM 1,469 0.4
CNN TONIGHT CNN 6:00 PM 1,584 0.4
MURDER OF LACI PETERSON A&E 11:00 PM 1,354 0.4
LAST WORD W/L. O ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 1,143 0.3
SHOOTER USA 10:00 PM 2,785 0.3
TOSH.O COMEDY 10:00 PM 1,194 0.3
GOOD BONES HOME 10:00 PM 658 0.3
TOSH.O COMEDY 10:00 PM 1,711 0.3
SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 1,628 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,596 0.3
OUTDAUGHTERED TLC 9:00 PM 1,199 0.3

 

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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