Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Sunday Cable Ratings - 'Fear the Walking Dead,' 'Video Music Award,' 'Rick & Morty,' 'Falling Skies,' 'Bar Rescue' & More!

On August 30, 2015, AMC's Fear the Walking Dead was the highest rated show on cable with a 4.10 - followed by MTV's 2015 MTV Video Music Awards (2.59), MTV's Video Music Awards Pre-Show (1.33) and Adult Swim's Rick and Morty (1.01).

Fear the Walking Dead was the most viewed program with 8.184 million viewers - followed by 2015 MTV Video Music Awards (5.025), TNT's The Last Ship (2.960) and Video Music Awards Pre-Show (2.840).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Sunday, August 30


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Fear the Walking Dead
AMC
9:00 PM
4.10
8.184
2
2015 MTV Video Music Awards
MTV
9:00 PM
2.59
5.025
3
2015 MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show
MTV
8:00 PM
1.33
2.840
4
Rick and Morty
Adult Swim
11:30 PM
1.01
1.905
5
Naked and Afraid
Discovery
10:02 PM
0.89
2.424
6
The Last Ship
TNT
9:00 PM
0.80
2.960
7
Basketball Wives LA
VH1
8:00 PM
0.72
1.457
8
Falling Skies
TNT
10:00 PM
0.63
2.394
9
The Strain
FX
10:00 PM
0.61
1.360
10
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.54
2.063
11
Don’t Be Tardy
Bravo
10:00 PM
0.53
1.247
12
2015 MTV Video Music Awards
VH1
9:00 PM
0.52
1.108
13
Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell
Adult Swim
12:15 AM
0.48
1.044
14
2015 MTV Video Music Awards
TV Land
9:00 PM
0.48
0.975
15
The Great Food Truck Race
Food
9:00 PM
0.48
1.586
16
Catfish: The TV Show
MTV
7:00 PM
0.48
0.901
17
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
8:00 PM
0.47
1.680
18
Bar Rescue
Spike
9:00 PM
0.46
1.141
19
Ray Donovan
Showtime
9:02 PM
0.46
1.442
20
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.46
1.933
21
I Am Cait
E!
8:00 PM
0.43
1.110
22
Married to Medicine
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.43
1.051
23
Intervention
A&E
10:00 PM
0.42
0.969
24
Ice Road Truckers
History
9:00 PM
0.42
2.076
25
NFL Preseason Football
NFL
12:00 PM
0.42
1.204
26
2015 MTV Video Music Awards
Comedy
9:00 PM
0.39
0.842
27
Manzo’d With Children
Bravo
10:30 PM
0.37
0.947
28
Sunday Best
BET
8:00 PM
0.37
1.364
29
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.37
1.630
30
Cutthroat Kitchen
Food
10:00 PM
0.36
1.106
31
2015 MTV Video Music Awards
BET
9:00 PM
0.33
0.943
32
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
10:57 AM
0.33
0.745
33
On the Case with Paula Zahn
ID
10:00 PM
0.33
1.317
34
Who Do You Think You Are?
TLC
9:00 PM
0.33
1.617
35
Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.32
1.040
36
Catch a Contractor
Spike
10:00 PM
0.31
0.802
37
Little League Baseball
ESPN
10:00 AM
0.27
1.016
38
NFL Preseason Football
NFL
9:00 AM
0.22
0.536
39
MLS Regular Season
ESPN
4:30 PM
0.21
0.438
40
Ice Lake Rebels
Animal
10:03 PM
0.18
0.949
41
Breaking the Silence
TLC
10:00 PM
0.17
0.577
42
Port Protection
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.16
0.689
43
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
8:23 AM
0.16
0.351
44
Masters of Sex
Showtime
10:02 PM
0.13
0.688
45
NASCAR Racing
FS1
1:31 PM
0.12
0.793
46
Big Time RV
Travel
8:00 PM
0.12
0.389
47
NFL Preseason Football
NFL
12:00 AM
0.11
0.261
48
Stewarts & Hamiltons
E!
9:00 PM
0.11
0.307
49
Teachers
TV Land
11:30 PM
0.10
0.228
50
2015 MTV Video Music Awards
CMT
9:00 PM
0.10
0.272
51
America the Beautiful
Travel
7:00 PM
0.10
0.310
52
NFL Preseason Football
NFL
6:00 AM
0.10
0.237
53
Show Me a Hero
HBO
8:03 PM
0.10
0.426
54
Bikinis & Boardwalks
Travel
9:00 PM
0.10
0.414
55
America the Beautiful
Travel
7:30 PM
0.09
0.311
56
MLB Baseball
TBS
1:00 PM
0.09
0.432
57
Explorer
NatGeo
8:00 PM
0.09
0.523
58
2015 MTV Video Music Awards
Centric
9:00 PM
0.06
0.118
59
2015 MTV Video Music Awards
Logo
9:00 PM
0.03
0.082

No rating information was made immediately available for Animal Planet's North Woods Law; Destination America's Project Afterlife; DIY's Attic Gold; El Rey's The Director's Chair; NatGeoWild's Elephant Queen; and PBS' Vicious.


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.