VH1’s “Black Ink Crew” won the night in the Wednesday cable ratings this week with a 0.8 rating in adults 18-49, one-tenth higher than its 0.7 last week. “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” followed behind with a 0.6 on TBS, while ESPN’s weekly NBA basketball coverage raked in several 0.5s throughout the night.

With its Season 2 premiere, OWN’s “Greenleaf” scored a 0.5, just slightly less than the 0.7 its first season finale grabbed in August last year. On MTV, “Catfish: The TV Show” maintained a 0.4 for the third week in a row, while FX’s “Legion” fell one-tenth from a 0.4 to a 0.3.

Outside of the top 25, “The Magicians” ticked up one-tenth from a 0.2 to a 0.3 on SyFy. Meanwhile, following its Season 2 premiere last week, WGN America’s “Underground” fell from a 0.4 to a 0.2.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
BLACK INK CREW 5 VH1 8:00 PM 1,465 0.8
FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS 10:30 PM 1,443 0.6
NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 10:36 PM 1,203 0.5
TRU NCAA BSK 1ST4 TRUTV 9:07 PM 1,616 0.5
MY 600-LB LIFE TLC 8:00 PM 1,311 0.5
GREENLEAF OWN 10:00 PM 1,636 0.5
TRU NCAA BSK 1ST4 TRUTV 8:50 PM 1,532 0.5
NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 8:01 PM 1,253 0.5
HIP HOP SQUARES VH1 9:00 PM 882 0.4
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 3,715 0.4
THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 4,276 0.4
HIP HOP SQUARES VH1 9:30 PM 820 0.4
LITTLE WOMEN ATLANTA LIFETIME 9:00 PM 939 0.4
ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,574 0.4
SKIN TIGHT TLC 10:00 PM 1,026 0.4
CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 8:00 PM 684 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 1,759 0.4
BERING SEA GOLD DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 1,300 0.4
ARE YOU THE ONE SSN 5 MTV 9:01 PM 625 0.4
DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 936 0.4
TRU NCAA BSK 1ST4 TRUTV 6:30 PM 1,196 0.4
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,653 0.4
HANNITY FOX NEWS 10:00 PM 2,817 0.4
LEGION FX 10:00 PM 732 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS HOME 9:00 PM 1,549 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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