The NBA playoffs maintained their monopoly on the cable ratings Wednesday night.

Starting with a broadcast of the Los Angeles Clippers playing the Golden State Warriors, the NBA brought in a powerful 1.7 rating in adults 18-49. This was markedly higher than the 1.0 picked up by the Utah Jazz vs. Houston Rockets game that topped last week’s chart. In second place, the Utah Jazz went toe to toe with the Houston Rockets once again, this time scoring a 1.2. “Inside the NBA Playoffs” rounded out the top 3 with a 0.8, building on last week’s 0.6.

Around the rest of the chart, “The Challenge: War of the Worlds” on MTV managed to maintain its seemingly unshakable 0.5, despite having to fall back from the fourth to the fifth slot. “The Real Housewives of New York City” on Bravo overtook VH1’s “Black Ink Crew” by the narrowest of margins, even as both held onto consecutive 0.4’s.

“My 600-lb Life” on TLC continued at the 0.3 it fell to last week, falling in line with “House Hunters” on HGTV and “Guy’s Grocery Games” on Food Network.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1: CLIPPERS/WARRIORS TNT 10:38 PM 4,091 1.7
NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1: JAZZ/ROCKETS TNT 8:09 PM 3,371 1.2
INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 1:15 AM 1,719 0.8
NHL QTR FINALS: CAROLINA/WASHINGTON NBC SPORTS 7:27 PM 1,644 0.6
CHALLENGE: WAR OF WORLDS MTV 9:00 PM 883 0.5
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,156 0.4
BLACK INK CREW VH1 9:00 PM 848 0.4
FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,184 0.4
DR. PIMPLE POPPER: SUPERS TLC 10:00 PM 1,175 0.3
NHL LIVE POST QTR FINALS NBC SPORTS 11:34 PM 787 0.3
HOMICIDE CITY INVESTIGATION 10:00 PM 1,249 0.3
MY 600-LB LIFE TLC 8:00 PM 1,143 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 1,398 0.3
SEE NO EVIL INVESTIGATION 9:00 PM 1,146 0.3
PROP BROS BUY AND SELL HOME 9:00 PM 1,450 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 10:30 PM 1,236 0.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 3,156 0.3
LAST 24, THE INVESTIGATION 11:00 PM 1,104 0.3
GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD 9:00 PM 691 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,871 0.2
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 731 0.2
INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS 10:00 PM 2,597 0.2
EXPEDITION UNKNOWN DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,119 0.2
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,758 0.2
LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E 9:30 PM 775 0.2

Source: The Nielsen Company

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