ESPN landed on top in the Wednesday cable ratings this week, as the network’s broadcast of the Oklahoma City vs Golden State NBA basketball game scored a 1.2 rating in adults 18-49, with about 2.65 million viewers tuning in. This was five-tenths higher than the network’s NBA coverage last week.

Meanwhile, The History Channel’s new original mini-series, “Six,” premiered with a 0.5 on the network, with 1.73 million viewers tuning in. Also on the network, “Vikings” managed to maintain a 0.7 for the third week in a row.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NBA REGULAR SEASON L ESPN 10:34 PM 2,645 1.2
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:30 PM 2,469 0.9
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 2,457 0.9
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,674 0.8
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 2,287 0.8
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 1,637 0.8
ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 3,221 0.8
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 8:30 PM 2,284 0.8
BLACK INK CREW 5 VH1 9:00 PM 1,393 0.7
VIKINGS HISTORY 9:00 PM 2,468 0.7
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,445 0.7
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 2,107 0.7
BLACK INK CREW 5 VH1 8:00 PM 1,325 0.7
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 10:00 PM 1,414 0.6
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 1,153 0.6
NBA REGULAR SEASON L ESPN 8:01 PM 1,297 0.6
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 9:30 PM 1,205 0.6
SPORTSCENTER 1AM L ESPN 1:03 AM 1,140 0.5
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 1,014 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 9:00 PM 1,074 0.5
ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 1,644 0.5
SIX HISTORY 10:01 PM 1,725 0.5
FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 1,315 0.5
MY 600-LB LIFE TLC 8:00 PM 1,365 0.5
ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 1,771 0.5
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 915 0.5
ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 11:00 PM 1,309 0.5
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 810 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 3:30 AM 811 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 1,877 0.4
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 12:45 AM 866 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 1,870 0.4
HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 1,709 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 4:30 PM 1,678 0.4
LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 997 0.4
ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELP FXX 10:00 PM 602 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:30 PM 1,915 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:30 PM 982 0.4
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 751 0.4
THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 4,357 0.4
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 725 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:00 PM 894 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 1,536 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 1,657 0.4
SPORTSCENTER 1AM ESPN 2:00 AM 737 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:00 AM 857 0.4
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 1,900 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:30 AM 812 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 792 0.4
ERIC ANDRE SHOW ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 742 0.4
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 705 0.4
OFF THE AIR ADULT SWIM 4:00 AM 672 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:57 AM 758 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:30 PM 1,422 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:33 AM 800 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 5:30 AM 750 0.4
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 7:30 PM 922 0.3
COOKS VS. CONS FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,133 0.3
XAVIER:RENEGADE ANGEL ADULT SWIM 4:15 AM 634 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:24 AM 722 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:45 AM 719 0.3
I, WITNESS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 12:00 AM 1,154 0.3
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 8:00 PM 825 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 2:30 PM 1,421 0.3
I, WITNESS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,229 0.3
DUCK DYNASTY A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,189 0.3
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 1,070 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 3,489 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 1,028 0.3
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 844 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 1,030 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:51 AM 696 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:18 AM 701 0.3
ERIC ANDRE SHOW ADULT SWIM 4:30 AM 602 0.3
SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 8:30 PM 565 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:30 AM 965 0.3
SPACE GHOST:COAST 2 COAST ADULT SWIM 1:15 AM 622 0.3
HENRY DANGER NICKELODEON 6:00 PM 1,661 0.3
SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 8:00 PM 555 0.3
HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 1:00 AM 1,032 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:06 AM 663 0.3
MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 1,075 0.3
TEAM UMIZOOMI NICKELODEON 8:30 AM 954 0.3
SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 7:27 PM 531 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:00 PM 1,237 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:12 AM 615 0.3
HENRY DANGER NICKELODEON 6:30 PM 1,605 0.3
FAMILY GUY TBS NETWORK 2:30 PM 573 0.3
ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICKELODEON 7:00 AM 797 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 2:00 PM 1,277 0.3
BUBBLE GUPPIES NICKELODEON 10:30 AM 1,077 0.3
PARADISE RUN NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 1,529 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 1,311 0.3
SEINFELD TBS NETWORK 7:00 PM 812 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:39 AM 633 0.3
NBA PRE-GAME L ESPN 7:00 PM 582 0.3
TOO CLOSE TO HOME TLC 10:00 PM 1,078 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 8:30 PM 696 0.3
SPACE GHOST:COAST 2 COAST ADULT SWIM 4:45 AM 567 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADULT SWIM 5:30 AM 549 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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