ESPN’s weekly NBA basketball coverage landed on top in the Wednesday cable ratings. With two primetime games, the network raked in 0.9 and 0.7 ratings in adults 18-49, respectively, throughout the night. Meanwhile, VH1’s “Black Ink Crew” followed behind with a 0.7, one-tenth higher than its previous 0.6. The Season 6 premiere of “Catfish: The TV Show” landed near the top of the night as well, with a 0.4.

On FX, “Legion” hit a series low with its fourth episode, falling one-tenth from a 0.5 to a 0.4. It was also down in viewers, falling from 1.043 million to 750,000 this time around.

With its penultimate episode, The History Channel’s “Six” continued to maintain its season-long 0.4 streak on the network. SyFy’s “The Magicians,” however,” fell one-tenth from a 0.4 to a 0.3.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 8:00 PM 2,247 0.9
NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 10:37 PM 1,556 0.7
BLACK INK CREW 5 VH1 8:00 PM 1,282 0.7
MY 600-LB LIFE TLC 8:00 PM 1,321 0.5
SKIN TIGHT TLC 10:00 PM 1,128 0.5
CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 8:00 PM 826 0.4
THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 4,245 0.4
CONAN SPECIAL TBS 10:00 PM 899 0.4
SPORTSCENTER EARLY 1AM ESPN 1:04 AM 804 0.4
BERING SEA GOLD DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 1,294 0.4
ARE YOU THE ONE SSN 5 MTV 9:01 PM 756 0.4
PROPERTY BROTHERS HOME 9:00 PM 1,865 0.4
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 3,320 0.4
LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME 9:00 PM 918 0.4
LEGION FX 10:00 PM 750 0.4
DUCK DYNASTY A&E 9:00 PM 1,051 0.4
HANNITY FOX NEWS 10:00 PM 2,789 0.4
SIX HISTORY 10:00 PM 1,348 0.4
DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 907 0.3
HOUSE HUNTER INTL HOME 10:30 PM 1,703 0.3
WORKAHOLICS COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 526 0.3
NBA PRE-GAME ESPN 7:00 PM 721 0.3
SUITS USA 10:00 PM 1,127 0.3
MAGICIANS, THE SYFY 9:00 PM 782 0.3
MURDER CHOSE ME INVEST 10:00 PM 1,313 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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