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Tuesday Cable Final Nationals: Trail Blazers-Cavaliers Matches Last Regular Season’s NBA TV Game Viewer High

It took until Mar. 28, 2017 for NBA TV to reach a regular season-high of 744,000 viewers (for Warriors at Rockets). This season, Trail Blazers-Cavaliers achieved the same viewer mark but with a younger skew (0.29 adults 18-49 rating vs. Warriors-Rockets’ 0.25).

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s top ten cable telecasts in total viewers and adults 18-49 as well as selected other programs on Tuesday, January 2 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

Intervention: The Heroin Triangle (A&E, 9:00 PM, 123 min.)
– 0.736 million viewers (#54)
– 0.33 A18-49 (#28)

King of the Hill (ADSM, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.658 million viewers (#63)
– 0.29 A18-49 (#37)

American Dad (ADSM, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.715 million viewers (#56)
– 0.36 A18-49 (#22)

The Cleveland Show (ADSM, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.770 million viewers (#47)
– 0.36 A18-49 (#22)

American Dad (ADSM, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.015 million viewers (#32)
– 0.48 A18-49 (#13)

Bob’s Burgers (ADSM, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.276 million viewers (#25)
– 0.65 A18-49 (#9)

Bob’s Burgers (ADSM, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.307 million viewers (#24)
– 0.66 A18-49 (#7)

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.684 million viewers (#19)
– 0.54 A18-49 (#12)

Stripped (BRAVO, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.571 million viewers (#71)
– 0.22 A18-49 (#57)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.962 million viewers (#36)
– 0.22 A18-49 (#57)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.878 million viewers (#45)
– 0.22 A18-49 (#57)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.888 million viewers (#43)
– 0.22 A18-49 (#57)

Moonshiners: Shiners (DISC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.158 million viewers (#29)
– 0.31 A18-49 (#33)

Moonshiners (DISC, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 1.466 million viewers (#21)
– 0.41 A18-49 (#17)

Tesla’s Death Ray (DISC, 10:01 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.908 million viewers (#42)
– 0.27 A18-49 (#44)

Vampirina (DISJR, 8:00 PM, 25 min.)
– 0.846 million viewers (#46)
– 0.21 A18-49 (#61)

Puppy Dog Pals (DISJR, 8:30 PM, 25 min.)
– 0.750 million viewers (#51)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#83)

Andi Mack (DSNY, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.941 million viewers (#37)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#83)

Stuck in the Middle (DSNY, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.937 million viewers (#40)
– 0.15 A18-49 (#93)

College Basketball Regular Season: Indiana at Wisconsin (ESPN, 7:00 PM, 123 min.)
– 0.916 million viewers (#41)
– 0.61 HH
– 0.28 A18-49 (#40)
– 0.29 A18-34

College Basketball Regular Season: Texas Tech at Kansas (ESPN, 9:03 PM, 127 min.)
– 1.210 million viewers (#27)
– 0.77 HH
– 0.37 A18-49 (#21)
– 0.38 A18-34

Chopped: Gold Metal (FOOD, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.973 million viewers (#34)
– 0.31 A18-49 (#33)

Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.923 million viewers (#5)
– 0.28 A18-49 (#40)

Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.985 million viewers (#4)
– 0.25 A18-49 (#48)

The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.439 million viewers (#8)
– 0.21 A18-49 (#61)

Big Screen Movie: Maid in Manhattan (FRFM, 8:30 PM, 150 min.)
– 0.457 million viewers (#82)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#83)

Fixer Upper (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.071 million viewers (#3)
– 0.66 A18-49 (#7)

Restored by the Fords (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.799 million viewers (#17)
– 0.44 A18-49 (#15)

House Hunters (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.454 million viewers (#22)
– 0.32 A18-49 (#30)

Curse of Oak Island (HIST, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.309 million viewers (#1)
– 0.84 A18-49 (#1)

Curse of Oak Island First Look (HIST, 10:00 PM, 9 min.)
– 3.288 million viewers (#2)
– 0.83 A18-49 (#2)

Hunting Hitler (HIST, 10:09 PM, 59 min.)
– 1.936 million viewers (#14)
– 0.47 A18-49 (#14)

Grave Secrets (ID, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.089 million viewers (#31)
– 0.28 A18-49 (#40)

Married at First Sight Special (Life) (LIF, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.761 million viewers (#49)
– 0.27 A18-49 (#44)

Married at First Sight (Lif) (LIF, 9:00 PM, 62 min.)
– 0.989 million viewers (#33)
– 0.36 A18-49 (#22)

Married at First Sight: Jamie/Doug Plus One (LIF, 10:02 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.650 million viewers (#66)
– 0.21 A18-49 (#61)

All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.522 million viewers (#20)
– 0.18 A18-49 (#72)

Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.599 million viewers (#7)
– 0.32 A18-49 (#30)

Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.007 million viewers (#13)
– 0.23 A18-49 (#54)

The Challenge: Vendettas (MTV, 9:00 PM, 62 min.)
– 0.888 million viewers (#43)
– 0.56 A18-49 (#11)

The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars (MTV, 10:02 PM, 61 min.)
– 0.689 million viewers (#59)
– 0.44 A18-49 (#15)

Full House (NAN, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.770 million viewers (#47)
– 0.21 A18-49 (#61)

Full House (NAN, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.688 million viewers (#60)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#81)

Full House (NAN, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.675 million viewers (#62)
– 0.18 A18-49 (#72)

Full House (NAN, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.612 million viewers (#68)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#83)

Fresh Prince of Bel Air (NAN, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.564 million viewers (#74)
– 0.18 A18-49 (#72)

Fresh Prince of Bel Air (NAN, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.490 million viewers (#80)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#83)

NBA Regular Season: Portland Trail Blazers at Cleveland Cavaliers (NBATV, 7:00 PM, 146 min.)
– 0.744 million viewers (#52)
– 0.48 HH
– 0.29 A18-49 (#37)
– 0.28 A18-34

NBA Gametime Live (NBATV, 9:26 PM, 68 min.)
– 0.566 million viewers (#73)
– 0.35 HH
– 0.23 A18-49 (#54)
– 0.21 A18-34

NHL Regular Season: Pittsburgh Penguins at Philadelphia Flyers (NBCSN, 7:00 PM, 165 min.)
– 0.404 million viewers (#87)
– 0.24 HH
– 0.16 A18-49 (#83)
– 0.12 A18-34

Peppa Pig (NKJR, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.740 million viewers (#53)
– 0.15 A18-49 (#93)

Peppa Pig (NKJR, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.754 million viewers (#50)
– 0.18 A18-49 (#72)

Paw Patrol (NKJR, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.722 million viewers (#55)
– 0.18 A18-49 (#72)

The Big Bang Theory (TBS, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.815 million viewers (#16)
– 0.60 A18-49 (#10)

The Big Bang Theory (TBS, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 2.062 million viewers (#11)
– 0.70 A18-49 (#5)

The Big Bang Theory (TBS, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 2.108 million viewers (#10)
– 0.75 A18-49 (#4)

The Big Bang Theory (TBS, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 2.038 million viewers (#12)
– 0.70 A18-49 (#5)

My Big Fat Fabulous Life (TLC, 8:00 PM, 123 min.)
– 1.214 million viewers (#26)
– 0.35 A18-49 (#26)

I Am Jazz (TLC, 10:03 PM, 62 min.)
– 1.118 million viewers (#30)
– 0.32 A18-49 (#30)

Major Crimes (TNT, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 2.224 million viewers (#9)
– 0.27 A18-49 (#44)

WWE Smackdown (USA, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 2.720 million viewers (#6)
– 1.59 HH
– 0.82 A18-49 (#3)
– 0.66 A18-34

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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