Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Sunday Cable Ratings - 'True Detective,' 'Naked and Afraid,' 'Rick & Morty,' 'NASCAR Racing,' 'The Last Ship,' 'I Am Cait' & More!

On August 9, 2015, HBO's True Detective was the highest rated show on cable with a 1.21 - followed by Discovery's Naked and Afraid (1.14), Adult Swim's Rick & Morty (0.97) and HBO's Ballers (0.87).

NBC Sports' NASCAR Racing was the most viewed program with 3.982 million viewers - followed by TNT's The Last Ship (2.982), Naked and Afraid (2.801) and True Detective (2.727).


                                                    The Cable Ratings for Sunday, August 9


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
True Detective
HBO
9:03 PM
1.21
2.727
2
Naked and Afraid
Discovery
10:00 PM
1.14
2.801
3
Rick and Morty
Adult Swim
11:30 PM
0.97
1.942
4
Ballers
HBO
10:31 PM
0.87
1.713
5
NASCAR Racing
NBC Sports
2:30 PM
0.85
3.982
6
The Last Ship
TNT
9:00 PM
0.76
2.982
7
Food Network Star
Food
9:00 PM
0.73
2.438
8
Basketball Wives LA
VH1
9:00 PM
0.72
1.364
9
The Strain
FX
10:00 PM
0.57
1.264
10
Food Network Star Special
Food
8:00 PM
0.55
2.054
11
Falling Skies
TNT
10:00 PM
0.54
1.975
12
I Am Cait
E!
8:00 PM
0.54
1.196
13
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.51
1.779
14
Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell
Adult Swim
12:15 AM
0.49
1.081
15
Bar Rescue
Spike
9:00 PM
0.48
1.101
16
Descendants: Set It Off
Disney
9:30 PM
0.45
2.225
17
Beach Flip
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.44
1.912
18
Ray Donovan
Showtime
9:02 PM
0.44
1.322
19
Cutthroat Kitchen
Food
10:00 PM
0.44
1.153
20
Island Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.43
1.683
21
Humans
AMC
9:00 PM
0.42
1.136
22
Intervention
A&E
10:00 PM
0.42
0.862
23
Austin & Ally
Disney
9:00 PM
0.42
2.173
24
Ice Road Truckers
History
9:00 PM
0.39
1.713
25
The Brink
HBO
11:02 PM
0.39
0.892
26
Married to Medicine
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.38
0.975
27
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
HBO
11:30 PM
0.38
0.929
28
Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.36
1.275
29
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.35
1.692
30
Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall
ID
10:00 PM
0.34
1.128
31
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.34
1.834
32
K.C. Undercover
Disney
8:00 PM
0.34
2.045
33
Island Hunters
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.31
1.498
34
Catch a Contractor
Spike
10:00 PM
0.31
0.869
35
Best Friends Whenever
Disney
8:30 PM
0.31
1.866
36
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
10:57 AM
0.30
0.610
37
House Hunters
HGTV
11:00 PM
0.29
1.388
38
MLS Regular Season
ESPN
4:02 PM
0.27
0.549
39
Sunday Best
BET
8:00 PM
0.27
0.986
40
House Hunters International
HGTV
11:30 PM
0.25
1.392
41
North Woods Law
Animal
8:00 PM
0.24
0.900
42
Who Do You Think You Are?
TLC
9:00 PM
0.23
1.213
43
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.22
0.548
44
Port Protection
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.21
0.831
45
Mother Funders
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.21
0.566
46
Ice Lake Rebels
Animal
10:02 PM
0.21
0.833
47
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
8:23 AM
0.18
0.405
48
MLB Baseball
TBS
2:00 PM
0.16
0.657
49
Masters of Sex
Showtime
10:02 PM
0.15
0.552
50
Major League Soccer
FS1
7:00 PM
0.14
0.315
51
Stewarts & Hamiltons
E!
9:00 PM
0.14
0.351
52
Answered Prayers
TLC
8:00 PM
0.13
0.520
53
Epic Attractions
Travel
10:00 PM
0.11
0.261
54
Bikinis & Boardwalks
Travel
9:00 PM
0.10
0.379
55
Project Afterlife
DAM
9:00 PM
0.07
0.243

No rating information was made immediately available for El Rey's The Director's Chair; LMN's First Response; NatGeoWild's Fur Seal Battleground & Lemur Island; and Oxygen's Snapped.


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.