“Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” climbed to the top in adults 18-49 for the cable week of July 23-29.

The VH1 series led in the demographic with a 1.1 rating, while USA’s “WWE Monday Night Raw” scored the following 3 spots of the top 25 with consistent 0.9s. Several of the Discovery Channel’s special “Shark Week” broadcasts, including “Great White Abyss,” “Law of Jaws,” and “Air Jaws: The Hunted,” landed in the week’s top 10 as well with 0.8s.

Fox News’ “Hannity” absolutely dominated in total viewers, grabbing the 4 top spots in the week. Its Wednesday night broadcast garnered the week’s biggest audience with 3.46 million viewers. “The Ingraham Angle” rounded out the top 5, also on Fox News, with 3.03 million viewers.

Top 25 original cable shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for July 23-29, 2018

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 rating
18-49 viewers (000s)*
1 LOVE & HIP HOP HLLYWD 5 VH1 Mon. 8:00 PM 1.1 1,344
2 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA Mon. 9:00 PM 0.9 1,190
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA Mon. 10:00 PM 0.9 1,190
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA Mon. 8:00 PM 0.9 1,165
5 GREAT WHITE ABYSS DISCOVERY Mon. 9:00 PM 0.8 1,050
LAWS OF JAWS DISCOVERY Tues. 9:00 PM 0.8 1,024
AIR JAWS: THE HUNTED DISCOVERY Tues. 10:00 PM 0.8 1,024
GUY FIERIS FEEDING FRENZY DISCOVERY Tues. 8:00 PM 0.8 1,011
COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST: BRUCE WILLIS COMEDY CENTRAL Sun. 10:00 PM 0.8 1,011
CUBAS SECRET SHARK LAIR DISCOVERY Mon. 10:01 PM 0.8 973
WWE SMACKDOWN: WWE SMACKDOWN USA Tues. 8:00 PM 0.8 960
12 LIVE PD: 133 LIVE PD A&E Fri. 9:00 PM 0.7 922
TEEN MOM II SSN8B MTV Mon. 9:01 PM 0.7 909
LIVE PD: 134 LIVE PD A&E Sat. 9:00 PM 0.7 909
90 DAY FIANCE HEA: TELL A: N/A TLC Sun. 8:00 PM 0.7 896
NAKED AND AFRAID: N/A DISCOVERY Sun. 9:00 PM 0.7 870
SHARK TANK MEETS SHARK WK DISCOVERY Weds. 9:00 PM 0.7 845
MONSTER TAG DISCOVERY Mon. 8:00 PM 0.7 832
19 TIGER SHARK INVASION DISCOVERY Thurs. 10:00 PM 0.6 819
SHARKWRECKED DISCOVERY Thurs. 9:00 PM 0.6 819
SHARKCAM STAKEOUT DISCOVERY Weds. 10:01 PM 0.6 781
SHARKS GONE WILD DISCOVERY Sat. 10:00 PM 0.6 781
MIZ & MRS USA Tues. 10:00 PM 0.6 742
SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO Thurs. 9:00 PM 0.6 742
25 BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO 4 VH1 Weds. 8:00 PM 0.6 704

*Adults 18-49 viewer figures are approximate.

Top 25 original cable shows in total viewers for July 23-29, 2018

Rank Show Net Day Time
Viewers (000s)
1 HANNITY FOX NEWS Weds. 9:00 PM 3,457
2 HANNITY FOX NEWS Thurs. 9:00 PM 3,338
3 HANNITY FOX NEWS Mon. 9:00 PM 3,134
4 HANNITY FOX NEWS Tues. 9:00 PM 3,097
5 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS Weds. 10:00 PM 3,032
6 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC Weds. 9:00 PM 2,976
7 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC Tues. 9:00 PM 2,941
8 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS Weds. 8:00 PM 2,907
9 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC Thurs. 9:00 PM 2,866
10 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA Mon. 9:00 PM 2,821
11 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA Mon. 8:00 PM 2,817
12 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC Mon. 9:00 PM 2,800
13 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS Mon. 8:00 PM 2,782
14 NASCAR CUP SERIES RACE L: POCONO NBC SPORTS Sun. 2:58 PM 2,749
15 HANNITY FOX NEWS Fri. 9:00 PM 2,736
16 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA Mon. 10:00 PM 2,701
17 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS Mon. 10:00 PM 2,695
18 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS Tues. 8:00 PM 2,644
19 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS Thurs. 10:00 PM 2,627
20 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: LOVE ON SAFARI HALLMARK Sat. 9:00 PM 2,608
21 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS Tues. 10:00 PM 2,549
22 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS Thurs. 8:00 PM 2,496
23 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC Thurs. 10:00 PM 2,485
24 MOUNTAIN MEN HISTORY Thurs. 9:00 PM 2,362
25 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC Tues. 10:00 PM 2,344

All ratings are live + same-day. 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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