Two global events are at the top of the cable ratings for the week of June 11.

The World Cup and related coverage led the adults 18-49 rankings for the week, capturing the top 3 spots. The Brazil-Switzerland and Germany-Mexico matches finished 1-2, separated by just a couple hundredths of a point.

Cable news also had a big week, led by coverage of the U.S.-North Korea summit meeting. Monday’s “Hannity” on Fox News was the most-watched cable show of the week with 5.9 million viewers.

Top 25 original cable shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for June 11-17, 2018

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 rating
18-49 viewers (000s)*
1 WORLD CUP – BRAZIL/SWITZERLAND FS1 Sun. 1:39 PM 1.8 2,253
2 WORLD CUP – GERMANY/MEXICO FS1 Sun. 10:37 PM 1.7 2,227
3 FIFA WORLD CUP TODAY FS1 Sun. 12:58 PM 1.3 1,702
4 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 Mon. 8:00 PM 1.1 1,408
FIFA WORLD CUP TODAY FS1 Sun. 4:01 PM 1.1 1,357
6 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 9:00 PM 1.0 1,242
JERSEY SHORE FAMILY VACATION MTV Thurs. 8:00 PM 1.0 1,242
8 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 10:00 PM 0.9 1,190
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 9:00 PM 0.9 1,165
BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 Mon. 9:00 PM 0.9 1,165
WORLD CUP – CROATIA/NIGERIA FS1 Sat. 2:42 PM 0.9 1,165
12 WORLD CUP – PERU/DENMARK FS1 Sat. 11:40 AM 0.8 1,075
HANNITY FNC Mon. 9:00 PM 0.8 1,011
14 TEEN MOM II MTV Mon. 9:00 PM 0.7 922
FIFA WORLD CUP TODAY FS1 Sat. 2:00 PM 0.7 883
STREET OUTLAWS DISC Mon. 9:00 PM 0.7 845
WWE SMACKDOWN USA Tues. 8:00 PM 0.7 845
18 LIVE PD A&E Fri. 9:00 PM 0.6 806
WESTWORLD HBO Sun. 9:01 PM 0.6 781
CUOMO PRIMETIME CNN Mon. 9:00 PM 0.6 730
LIVE PD A&E Sat. 9:00 PM 0.6 730
THE INGRAHAM ANGLE FNC Mon. 10:00 PM 0.6 717
BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO Tues. 9:00 PM 0.6 717
FIFA WORLD CUP TODAY FS1 Sat. 4:58 PM 0.6 717

Note: 18 shows tied for 25th place with 0.5 ratings.

*Adults 18-49 viewer figures are approximate.

Top 25 original cable shows in total viewers for June 11-17, 2018

Rank Show Net Day Time
Viewers (000s)
1 HANNITY FNC Mon. 9:00 PM 5,902
2 THE INGRAHAM ANGLE FNC Mon. 10:00 PM 4,560
3 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FNC Mon. 8:00 PM 4,222
4 HANNITY FNC Tues. 9:00 PM 4,128
5 WORLD CUP – BRAZIL/SWITZERLAND FS1 Sun. 1:39 PM 4,086
6 WORLD CUP – GERMANY/MEXICO FS1 Sun. 10:37 PM 4,002
7 HANNITY FNC Thurs. 9:00 PM 3,849
8 HANNITY FNC Weds. 9:00 PM 3,523
9 THE INGRAHAM ANGLE FNC Thurs. 10:00 PM 3,231
10 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FNC Tues. 8:00 PM 3,162
11 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FNC Thurs. 8:00 PM 3,153
12 THE INGRAHAM ANGLE FNC Weds. 10:00 PM 3,109
13 FIFA WORLD CUP TODAY FS1 Sun. 12:58 PM 3,056
14 THE INGRAHAM ANGLE FNC Tues. 10:00 PM 3,044
15 SPECIAL REPORT W/BRET BAIER FNC Thurs. 6:00 PM 2,963
16 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FNC Weds. 8:00 PM 2,901
17 THE FIVE FNC Thurs. 5:00 PM 2,878
18 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 9:00 PM 2,812
19 SPECIAL REPORT W/BRET BAIER FNC Mon. 6:00 PM 2,788
20 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC Thurs. 9:00 PM 2,785
21 THE STORY FNC Mon. 7:00 PM 2,772
22 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC Weds. 9:00 PM 2,767
23 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 8:00 PM 2,751
24 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC Fri. 9:00 PM 2,745
25 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FNC Mon. 11:00 PM 2,735

All ratings are live + same-day. Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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