Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Sunday Cable Ratings - 'Fear the Walking Dead,' 'Naked and Afraid,' 'Rick and Morty,' 'The Last Ship,' 'Ballers,' 'The Strain' & More!

On August 23, 2015, AMC's Fear the Walking Dead was the highest rated show on cable with a 4.93 - followed by AMC's Talking Dead (1.95), Discovery's Naked and Afraid (1.07) and Adult Swim's Rick and Morty (1.06).

Fear the Walking Dead was the most viewed program with 10.130 million viewers - followed by Talking Dead (4.176), TNT's The Last Ship (2.693) and Naked and Afraid (2.648).


                                                    The Cable Ratings for Sunday, August 23


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Fear the Walking Dead
AMC
9:00 PM
4.93
10.130
2
Talking Dead
AMC
8:00 PM
1.95
4.176
3
Naked and Afraid
Discovery
10:00 PM
1.07
2.648
4
Rick and Morty
Adult Swim
11:30 PM
1.06
2.117
5
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Adult Swim
12:00 AM
0.84
1.585
6
NFL Preseason Football
NFL
1:00 PM
0.84
2.578
7
Basketball Wives LA
VH1
9:00 PM
0.73
1.433
8
Ballers
HBO
10:01 PM
0.71
1.395
9
The Last Ship
TNT
9:00 PM
0.70
2.693
10
Bar Rescue
Spike
9:00 PM
0.51
1.084
11
Falling Skies
TNT
10:00 PM
0.47
1.762
12
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.47
1.886
13
Cutthroat Kitchen
Food
10:00 PM
0.46
1.123
14
The Great Food Truck Race
Food
9:00 PM
0.46
1.406
15
Beach Flip
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.44
2.112
16
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
HBO
11:02 PM
0.44
1.027
17
Don’t Be Tardy
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.44
1.095
18
Ray Donovan
Showtime
9:02 PM
0.43
1.365
19
Intervention
A&E
10:00 PM
0.42
0.878
20
Liv and Maddie
Disney
9:00 PM
0.42
2.446
21
Ice Road Truckers
History
9:00 PM
0.42
1.886
22
Married to Medicine
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.41
1.069
23
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
8:00 PM
0.41
1.463
24
I Am Cait
E!
8:00 PM
0.40
1.020
25
Island Hunters
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.40
1.692
26
House Hunters
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.40
1.471
27
The Strain
FX
10:00 PM
0.40
0.949
28
Island Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.37
1.626
29
The Brink
HBO
10:33 PM
0.36
0.872
30
Beachfront Bargain Hunt 
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.34
1.787
31
UFC Fight Night
FS1
9:00 PM
0.34
0.796
32
Catch a Contractor
Spike
10:00 PM
0.33
0.750
33
Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.33
1.044
34
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
10:57 AM
0.32
0.661
35
House Hunters International
HGTV
11:30 PM
0.32
1.304
36
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.31
1.708
37
Little League Baseball
ESPN
5:15 PM
0.31
1.025
38
Sunday Best
BET
8:00 PM
0.30
1.137
39
Best Friends Whenever
Disney
8:30 PM
0.29
2.030
40
Manzo’d With Children
Bravo
10:30 PM
0.28
0.739
41
Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall
ID
10:00 PM
0.28
1.217
42
Little League Baseball
ESPN
11:00 AM
0.27
0.955
43
Austin & Ally
Disney
8:00 PM
0.26
1.943
44
Premier League Soccer
USA
8:24 AM
0.23
0.505
45
UFC Fight Night
FS1
7:00 PM
0.22
0.542
46
Who Do You Think You Are?
TLC
9:00 PM
0.22
1.267
47
NFL Preseason Football
NFL
10:00 AM
0.21
0.557
48
MLS Regular Season
ESPN
3:12 PM
0.21
0.452
49
Port Protection
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.18
0.705
50
MLB Baseball
TBS
2:00 PM
0.17
0.457
51
McDonald’s 365 Black Awards 2015
BET
9:00 PM
0.17
0.804
52
Ice Lake Rebels
Animal
10:02 PM
0.14
0.839
53
NFL Preseason Football
NFL
12:00 AM
0.14
0.391
54
Stewarts & Hamiltons
E!
9:00 PM
0.13
0.270
55
Show Me a Hero
HBO
8:02 PM
0.10
0.397
56
Masters of Sex
Showtime
10:02 PM
0.10
0.643

No rating information was made immediately available for Animal Planet's North Woods Law; Destination America's Project Afterlife; NatGeoWild's Alpine Underworld & River Fox; Nickelodeon's Nick News with Linda Ellerbee; Oxygen's Snapped; PBS' Vicious; and Travel's Big Time RV & Bikinis & Boardwalks.


NOTE: For the 2014-15 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2698 total million viewers. A18-49 is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.