It was a relatively quiet night in the Wednesday cable ratings. The NBC Sports Network led with its continued coverage of the Winter Olympics, which scored the top spot of the night with a 1.0 rating in adults 18-49. The network’s Olympics coverage secured one other spot throughout the night as well, scoring a 0.6 with 2.139 million viewers. Meanwhile, OWN’s “If Loving You is Wrong” managed to hold steady with a 0.3 for the second week in a row.

On the Paramount Network, “Waco” remained outside of the Top 25 once again, and even took a minor hit, falling one-tenth from its previous 0.3 to a 0.2. SyFy’s “The Magicians” also suffered a one-tenth drop to a 0.2 this time around.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
W OLY LATE NIGHT: N/A NBC SPORTS 11:00 PM 2,887 1.0
CNN TOWN HALL: STAND UP CNN 9:00 PM 2,909 0.7
W OLY PRIME: N/A NBC SPORTS 8:00 PM 2,139 0.6
BLACK INK CREW VH1 9:00 PM 1,104 0.6
MY 600-LB LIFE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 1,366 0.4
CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 1,581 0.4
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN L ESPN 9:03 PM 1,148 0.4
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,740 0.4
CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 10:00 PM 649 0.3
HOMICIDE CITY INVEST 10:00 PM 1,348 0.3
SEE NO EVIL INVEST 9:00 PM 1,373 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS HOME 9:00 PM 1,602 0.3
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN ESPN 7:00 PM 1,147 0.3
GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD 9:00 PM 804 0.3
STREET OUTLAWS: NPK SPC DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 956 0.3
LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME 9:00 PM 803 0.3
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,369 0.3
IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG OWN 10:00 PM 1,492 0.3
DR. PIMPLE POPPER TLC 10:05 PM 850 0.3
ALL IN W/CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 2,061 0.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 2,730 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,741 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 1,409 0.3
STREET OUTLAWS SPC DISCOVERY 10:01 PM 759 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 10:30 PM 1,338 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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