USA’s “WWE Smackdown” landed on top in the Tuesday cable ratings this week, scoring a 0.8 rating in adults 18-49 with 2.603 million viewers. This was the same as what “Smackdown” had scored the week before. The History Channel’s “The Curse of Oak Island” followed closely behind, despite dropping one-tenth from its previous 0.8 to a 0.7 this time around. On OWN, the season 5 premiere of “The Haves and the Have Nots” managed to rake in a 0.6 as well, three-tenths down from the 0.9 that its season 4 premiere had scored last year.

In addition, Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” ticked up one-tenth from a 0.5 to a 0.6. The season finale of MTV’s “The Challenge: Champs vs Stars” maintained its previous 0.4 as well, while “The Challenge: Vendettas” followed up its premiere last week with another 0.6.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 8:00 PM 2,603 0.8
CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 3,016 0.7
HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 9:00 PM 2,298 0.6
FIXER UPPER HOME 9:00 PM 2,945 0.6
CHALLENGE: VENDETTAS MTV 9:00 PM 872 0.6
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEV HILLS BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,621 0.6
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN ESPN 9:11 PM 1,240 0.5
MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,343 0.5
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 3,217 0.5
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN ESPN 7:00 PM 1,318 0.5
AMERICAS TOP MODEL VH1 8:00 PM 856 0.5
DROP THE MIC TBS 10:00 PM 994 0.4
MARRIED AT FIRST ST LIFETIME 9:00 PM 1,056 0.4
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 1,096 0.4
CHALLENGE: CHAMPS VS STARS MTV 10:01 PM 609 0.4
RESTORED BY THE FORDS HOME 10:00 PM 1,771 0.4
HUNTING HITLER HISTORY 10:12 PM 1,538 0.4
SPORTSCENTER EARLY ESPN 6:00 PM 805 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:30 PM 1,521 0.3
CHOPPED: GOLD MEDAL FOOD 10:00 PM 1,010 0.3
INK MASTER PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 786 0.3
LAST WORD W/L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 2,686 0.3
SPORTSCENTER LATE L ESPN 11:11 PM 768 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,785 0.3
FIRST TAKE L ESPN 10:00 AM 708 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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