Cable ratings: 2nd quarter 2018 top rated networks

Let’s take a look at how the cable networks are doing.

Here are the average total day (6am-6am), total viewers (ages 2+) for the 2nd quarter (April-June) 2018. Kids networks are in bold for emphasis.

Note: Networks without traditional advertisements (such as Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Turner Classic Movies), networks that don’t broadcast more than 50% of the day (like Nick at Nite and Adult Swim), and premium channels (like HBO and Showtime) are not included. Other low-rated networks may also choose not to be included in Nielsen’s ratings.

Rank Network Avg. total viewers
1 Fox News 1,409,000
2 MSNBC 930,000
3 Nickelodeon 865,000
4 TNT 781,000
5 HGTV 756,000
6 Investigation Discovery 701,000
7 CNN 658,000
8 USA Network 610,000
9 ESPN 600,000
10 Food Network 521,000
11 History 514,000
12 TV Land 502,000
13 Cartoon Network 496,000
14 Hallmark Channel 484,000
15 TBS 475,000
16 A&E 452,000
17 Discovery Channel 406,000
18 TLC 377,000
19 Hallmark Movies & Mysteries 355,000
20 AMC 348,000
21 FX 347,000
22 INSP 334,000
23 Lifetime 302,000
24 BET 295,000
25 Animal Planet 292,000
26 GSN 284,000
27 Paramount Network 278,000
28 Nick Jr. 273,000
28 Travel Channel 273,000
30 VH1 269,000
31 WeTV 261,000
32 Freeform 259,000
33 Syfy 258,000
34 Comedy Central 255,000
35 MTV 254,000
36 HLN 244,000
37 Lifetime Movies 237,000
38 Oxygen 234,000
39 Bravo 232,000
40 National Geographic 227,000
41 WGN America 226,000
42 E! 210,000
43 Fox Sports 1 203,000
44 OWN 197,000
45 Science 184,000
46 FXX 179,000
47 NBCSN 171,000
48 TruTV 168,000
49 Nat Geo WILD 161,000
50 CMT 157,000
51 The Weather Channel 155,000
52 Nicktoons 147,000
52 Velocity 147,000
54 Disney XD 144,000
55 Sundance TV 142,000
56 ESPN2 141,000
57 DIY Network 140,000
58 BBC America 131,000
59 CNBC 130,000
60 Fox Business 124,000
61 Golf Channel 119,000
61 IFC TV 119,000
63 TeenNick 111,000
64 MLB Network 105,000
65 Boomerang 102,000
66 MTV2 93,000
67 Pop 90,000
68 TV One 89,000
69 AHC 88,000
69 FXM 88,000
69 REELZChannel 88,000
72 Destination America 78,000
73 fyi, 77,000
74 Cooking Channel 76,000
75 Up 70,000
76 NFL Network 69,000
77 Galavisión 66,000
78 Smithsonian Channel 59,000
79 Great American Country 53,000
80 Univision Deportes 52,000
81 NBA TV 49,000
82 Logo 48,000
83 Ovation 46,000
84 BabyFirst TV 45,000
84 Tennis Channel 45,000
84 Viceland 45,000
87 El Rey Network 42,000
88 Discovery Life 39,000
89 Discovery en Español 37,000
90 Discovery Family Channel 35,000
91 BET Her 34,000
91 Universal Kids 34,000
93 RFD-TV 33,000
94 ESPNU 31,000
95 Fuse 30,000
95 NBC Universo 30,000
97 ESPN Deportes 27,000
97 ESPNews 27,000
99 FOX Deportes 24,000
100 Fox Sports 2 23,000
101 Cinema Latino 22,000
102 beIN SPORTS En Español 20,000
103 Discovery Familia 13,000
104 CNN en Español 11,000
105 JusticeCentral.TV 10,000
106 beIN SPORTS 7,000
106 MTV Classic 7,000
108 ESN Lifestyles 2,000
109 Comedy.TV 1,000
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