Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Sunday Cable Ratings - 'The Walking Dead,' 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta,' 'NCAA Tournament,' 'Naked and Afraid' & More!

On March 20, 2016, AMC's The Walking Dead was the highest rated show on cable with a 6.04 - followed by AMC's Talking Dead (2.41), Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta (1.40) and TBS' NCAA Tournament (1.09).

The Walking Dead was the most viewed program with 12.686 million viewers - followed by Talking Dead (5.331), TNT's NCAA Tournament (3.089) and The Real Housewives of Atlanta (3.007).


                                                    The Cable Ratings for Sunday, March 20


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
The Walking Dead
AMC
9:00 PM
6.04
12.686
2
Talking Dead
AMC
10:02 PM
2.41
5.331
3
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bravo
8:00 PM
1.40
3.007
4
2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
9:48 PM
1.09
2.756
5
2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TNT
8:28 PM
1.06
3.089
6
2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
7:00 PM
1.06
2.889
7
2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TruTV
7:51 PM
0.97
2.475
8
Naked and Afraid
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.83
2.211
9
2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TNT
6:00 PM
0.82
2.388
10
The Real Housewives of Potomac
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.78
1.702
11
Shameless
Showtime
9:04 PM
0.63
1.601
12
Robot Chicken
Adult Swim
11:30 PM
0.59
1.326
13
The Venture Bros.
Adult Swim
12:00 AM
0.48
0.952
14
Caribbean Life
HGTV
9:30 PM
0.46
1.651
15
Island Life
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.45
1.720
16
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.44
1.029
17
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.44
1.515
18
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.43
1.618
19
Bar Rescue
Spike
9:00 PM
0.42
0.962
20
Caribbean Life
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.40
1.475
21
Island Life
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.39
1.644
22
Liv and Maddie
Disney
9:00 PM
0.39
1.770
23
All-Star Academy
Food
9:00 PM
0.38
1.288
24
Billions
Showtime
10:00 PM
0.38
1.127
25
Long Lost Family
TLC
10:01 PM
0.37
1.483
26
Hoarders
A&E
8:00 PM
0.37
0.892
27
K.C. Undercover
Disney
8:00 PM
0.37
1.840
28
Cutthroat Kitchen
Food
10:00 PM
0.36
0.972
29
Long Island Medium
TLC
9:00 PM
0.36
1.290
30
Intervention
A&E
10:01 PM
0.36
0.806
31
Comic Book Men
AMC
12:05 AM
0.35
0.740
32
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
HBO
11:00 PM
0.34
0.931
33
I Am Cait
E!
9:00 PM
0.31
0.722
34
Best Friends Whenever
Disney
8:30 PM
0.30
1.614
35
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
8:00 PM
0.30
1.063
36
On the Case with Paula Zahn
ID
10:00 PM
0.28
1.205
37
Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry
E!
10:00 PM
0.28
0.719
38
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
6:00 PM
0.25
0.648
39
When Calls the Heart
Hallmark
9:00 PM
0.25
1.801
40
College Basketball
ESPN
12:00 PM
0.24
0.749
41
Girls
HBO
10:00 PM
0.24
0.535
42
Unusual Suspects
ID
9:00 PM
0.24
1.130
43
Life or Debt
Spike
10:00 PM
0.24
0.527
44
Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge
CMT
8:00 PM
0.23
0.467
45
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:52 PM
0.22
0.588
46
Vinyl
HBO
9:00 PM
0.21
0.570
47
Brain Games
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.17
0.404
48
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
9:24 AM
0.16
0.378
49
Snapped
Oxygen
9:00 PM
0.14
0.458
50
Tennis
ESPN
2:00 PM
0.11
0.600
51
Togetherness
HBO
10:30 PM
0.11
0.332
52
Wild Japan
NatGeoWild
9:00 PM
0.10
0.460
53
Curse of the Frozen Gold
Animal
10:04 PM
0.10
0.401
54
Generation X
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.09
0.201
55
2016 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament
ESPN
9:00 PM
0.09
0.481
56
Major League Soccer
FS1
7:00 PM
0.08
0.184
57
Salvage Dawgs
DIY
9:30 PM
0.08
0.382
58
The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show
Showtime
8:00 PM
0.07
0.222
59
Wild Japan
NatGeoWild
10:00 PM
0.07
0.388
60
2016 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament
ESPN
7:00 PM
0.07
0.321
61
A Haunting
Destination
10:00 PM
0.07
0.232
62
Wild Japan
NatGeoWild
8:00 PM
0.06
0.279


NOTE: For the 2015-16 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2681 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.