It was a rerun-heavy night in the Wednesday cable ratings this week, with multiple “Big Bang Theory,” “South Park,” and “Family Guy” encores scoring the top 1.0-0.8 ratings in adults 18-49, respectively. Meanwhile, OWN’s “Queen Sugar” experienced a minor increase, ticking back up from its previous 0.4 to a 0.6.

On The History Channel, “Vikings” returned with its midseason premiere raking in a 0.7, the same rating as its last episode back in April. It also scored around the same 2.40 million viewers as before, marking a strong, steady return for the period drama.

ESPN’s coverage of the North Carolina vs Indiana college basketball game also landed in the top ratings of the night with a 0.7.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 2,506 1.0
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 2,420 1.0
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:30 PM 2,491 1.0
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 2,363 0.8
SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 1,448 0.8
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 1,580 0.8
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,511 0.7
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 8:30 PM 2,253 0.7
VIKINGS HISTORY 9:00 PM 2,407 0.7
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN L ESPN 9:18 PM 1,972 0.7
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 1,112 0.6
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,286 0.6
QUEEN SUGAR OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 1,912 0.6
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 1,677 0.5
BIG SCREEN MOVIE FREEFORM 9:00 PM 1,291 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:00 PM 1,139 0.5
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 944 0.5
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 1,407 0.5
SPORTSCENTER LATE L ESPN 11:29 PM 1,169 0.5
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,225 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:00 PM 1,133 0.4
VIKINGS SPECIALS HISTORY 8:00 PM 1,705 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 7:00 PM 1,294 0.4
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 828 0.4
SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 9:30 PM 744 0.4
SEINFELD TBS NETWORK 7:30 PM 1,051 0.4
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 11:00 PM 752 0.4
LIGA MX L UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:00 PM 852 0.4
SPORTSCENTER 12AM L ESPN 12:00 AM 818 0.4
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:45 AM 771 0.4
DUCK DYNASTY A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,051 0.4
DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 877 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 6:00 PM 1,091 0.4
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 651 0.4
HALLMARK MOVIE HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 1,728 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 739 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 665 0.4
THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 3,987 0.4
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 11:30 PM 687 0.4
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 9:30 PM 877 0.3
BROTHERS TAKE NEW ORLEANS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 1,632 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 1,581 0.3
SEINFELD TBS NETWORK 7:00 PM 888 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 10:30 PM 710 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 7:30 PM 704 0.3
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:00 AM 819 0.3
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 893 0.3
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 634 0.3
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 8:00 PM 972 0.3
REAL VIKINGS HISTORY 10:02 PM 1,394 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 4:30 PM 1,553 0.3
HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 1,407 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:30 AM 686 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 12:30 AM 588 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:24 AM 682 0.3
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN L ESPN 7:15 PM 1,112 0.3
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 647 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 10:00 PM 668 0.3
CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 782 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 5:30 AM 692 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 8:30 PM 681 0.3
LITTLE WOMEN DALLAS LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 772 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 9:00 PM 687 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 1,377 0.3
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 621 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 1,382 0.3
SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 9:00 PM 569 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 12:00 AM 597 0.3
HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 PM 1,437 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 8:00 PM 649 0.3
SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 8:27 PM 560 0.3
KELLY FILE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 3,156 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 9:30 PM 620 0.3
YOUR PRETTY FACE/HELL ADULT SWIM 1:15 AM 588 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:57 AM 666 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:18 AM 639 0.3
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 1,568 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 1,033 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:51 AM 632 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:30 PM 1,252 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 7:00 PM 622 0.3
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:30 AM 567 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 5:00 PM 992 0.3
GRAVE SECRETS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 12:00 AM 1,054 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 2:30 PM 1,110 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 3:00 PM 951 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 1,060 0.3
FULL HOUSE NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 892 0.3
SEINFELD TBS NETWORK 6:30 PM 789 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 4:00 PM 1,006 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 1:00 AM 490 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 2,860 0.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 2,680 0.3
HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE HALLMARK CHANNEL 6:00 PM 1,326 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:06 AM 650 0.3
HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 11:00 PM 1,070 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 891 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:45 AM 606 0.3
SIMPSONS MARA 600 12 DAYS FXX 6:30 PM 647 0.3
TOTAL DIVAS E! 8:00 PM 595 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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