Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Sunday Cable Ratings - 'The Walking Dead,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'Real Housewives of Atlanta,' 'Democratic Debate,' 'Shameless' & More!

On March 6, 2016, AMC's The Walking Dead was the highest rated show on cable with a 6.15 - followed by AMC's Talking Dead (2.32), CNN's Democratic Debate (1.35) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta (1.25).

The Walking Dead was the most viewed program with 12.816 million viewers - followed by PBS' Downton Abbey (9.600), Democratic Debate (5.506) and Talking Dead (4.842).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Sunday, March 6


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
The Walking Dead
AMC
9:00 PM
6.15
12.816
2
Talking Dead
AMC
10:02 PM
2.32
4.842
3
Democratic Debate
CNN
8:00 PM
1.35
5.506
4
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bravo
8:00 PM
1.25
2.850
5
The Real Housewives of Potomac
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.71
1.634
6
Shameless
Showtime
9:02 PM
0.62
1.499
7
Race for the White House
CNN
10:02 PM
0.59
2.444
8
The Venture Bros.
Adult Swim
12:00 AM
0.50
0.990
9
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.48
1.774
10
Naked and Afraid
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.45
1.264
11
Ax Men
History
9:00 PM
0.45
1.759
12
Bar Rescue
Spike
9:00 PM
0.44
0.889
13
Caribbean Life
HGTV
9:30 PM
0.43
1.669
14
K.C. Undercover
Disney
8:00 PM
0.42
2.077
15
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.41
1.735
16
All-Star Academy
Food
9:00 PM
0.41
1.330
17
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.40
1.008
18
Caribbean Life
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.40
1.604
19
Island Life
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.40
1.591
20
Comic Book Men
AMC
12:01 AM
0.39
0.826
21
Cutthroat Kitchen
Food
10:00 PM
0.37
0.951
22
Island Life
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.37
1.528
23
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
8:00 PM
0.36
1.188
24
Billions
Showtime
10:00 PM
0.36
1.051
25
Unusual Suspects
ID
9:00 PM
0.34
1.260
26
Intervention
A&E
10:01 PM
0.33
0.724
27
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
HBO
11:10 PM
0.33
0.824
28
I Am Cait
E!
9:00 PM
0.32
0.745
29
Hoarders
A&E
8:00 PM
0.31
0.818
30
Break-Up Nightmare
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.30
0.880
31
On the Case with Paula Zahn
ID
10:00 PM
0.30
1.274
32
Long Lost Family
TLC
10:00 PM
0.29
1.440
33
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
10:56 AM
0.29
0.601
34
Long Island Medium
TLC
8:00 PM
0.28
1.204
35
Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry
E!
10:00 PM
0.28
0.731
36
Girls
HBO
10:00 PM
0.24
0.497
37
Vinyl
HBO
9:00 PM
0.21
0.577
38
When Calls the Heart
Hallmark
9:00 PM
0.20
1.758
39
Women’s College Basketball
ESPN
12:30 PM
0.16
0.555
40
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
8:24 AM
0.16
0.374
41
Major League Soccer
ESPN
4:30 PM
0.15
0.362
42
Snapped
Oxygen
9:00 PM
0.15
0.493
43
Brain Games
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.14
0.393
44
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:03 PM
0.14
0.369
45
31st Annual Stellar Gospel Awards
TV One
6:00 PM
0.13
0.420
46
Curse of the Frozen Gold
Animal
10:02 PM
0.13
0.534
47
Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge
CMT
8:00 PM
0.13
0.319
48
Major League Soccer
FS1
7:00 PM
0.12
0.267
49
Explorer
NatGeo
8:00 PM
0.12
0.460
50
Togetherness
HBO
10:30 PM
0.11
0.321
51
Generation X
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.11
0.265
52
Women’s College Basketball
ESPN
9:04 PM
0.10
0.392
53
A Haunting
Destination
10:00 PM
0.10
0.236
54
Women’s College Basketball
ESPN
7:01 PM
0.09
0.439
55
Women’s College Basketball
ESPN
2:32 PM
0.09
0.383
56
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
6:00 PM
0.09
0.230
57
Salvage Dawgs
DIY
9:30 PM
0.08
0.387
58
Salvage Dawgs
DIY
9:00 PM
0.07
0.364
59
The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show
Showtime
8:00 PM
0.05
0.192
60
Downton Abbey
PBS
9:00 PM
N/A
9.600


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.