Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Sunday Cable Ratings - 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fear the Walking Dead,' 'NBA Playoffs,' 'MLB Baseball,' 'Penny Dreadful' & More!

On May 1, 2016, HBO's Game of Thrones was the highest rated show on cable with a 3.67 - followed by AMC's Fear the Walking Dead (2.15), TNT's NBA Basketball (1.45) and E!'s Keeping Up With the Kardashians (1.05).

Game of Thrones was the most viewed program with 7.286 million viewers - followed by Fear the Walking Dead (4.803), NBA Basketball (3.637) and ESPN's MLB Baseball (2.436).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Sunday, May 1


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Game of Thrones
HBO
9:03 PM
3.67
7.286
2
Fear the Walking Dead
AMC
9:00 PM
2.15
4.803
3
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:08 PM
1.45
3.637
4
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
E!
9:00 PM
1.05
2.194
5
Silicon Valley
HBO
10:02 PM
0.92
1.721
6
Naked and Afraid
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.84
2.249
7
Talking Dead: Fear
AMC
10:02 PM
0.72
1.640
8
Robot Chicken
Adult Swim
11:30 PM
0.69
1.413
9
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.68
2.436
10
Mike Tyson Mysteries
Adult Swim
11:45 PM
0.62
1.248
11
Shahs of Sunset
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.56
1.351
12
Mr. Pickles
Adult Swim
12:00 AM
0.53
1.020
13
Bar Rescue
Spike
9:00 PM
0.47
1.070
14
Veep
HBO
10:32 PM
0.47
1.011
15
The 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards
Disney
7:00 PM
0.45
2.235
16
Rich Kids of Beverly Hills
E!
10:00 PM
0.43
0.925
17
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
9:02 PM
0.40
0.908
18
Lakefront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.38
1.687
19
Lakefront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.38
1.828
20
Spring Baking Championship
Food
9:00 PM
0.38
1.494
21
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
8:00 PM
0.37
1.259
22
The Story of God with Morgan Freeman
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.36
1.439
23
Long Lost Family
TLC
10:01 PM
0.34
1.603
24
Cutthroat Kitchen
Food
10:00 PM
0.34
0.899
25
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:03 PM
0.32
0.819
26
Thicker Than Water
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.32
0.747
27
Pretty Little Addict
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.30
0.889
28
Who Do You Think You Are?
TLC
8:00 PM
0.26
1.331
29
Life or Debt
Spike
10:00 PM
0.26
0.599
30
Good Witch
Hallmark
9:00 PM
0.25
1.965
31
Who Do You Think You Are?
TLC
9:00 PM
0.24
1.334
32
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
11:27 AM
0.23
0.543
33
Motive
USA
10:00 PM
0.22
0.841
34
PBA Bowling
ESPN
1:00 PM
0.19
0.567
35
The Other Kingdom
Nickelodeon
7:30 PM
0.19
0.936
36
The Other Kingdom
Nickelodeon
7:00 PM
0.18
1.055
37
Penny Dreadful
Showtime
10:04 PM
0.18
0.540
38
Ghost Asylum
Destination
10:00 PM
0.17
0.391
39
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.17
0.436
40
Major League Soccer
ESPN
3:30 PM
0.16
0.302
41
Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge
CMT
8:00 PM
0.15
0.370
42
Fish or Die
Animal
11:05 PM
0.15
0.435
43
Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge
CMT
9:00 PM
0.15
0.367
44
House of Lies
Showtime
9:01 PM
0.14
0.357
45
Barnwood Builders
DIY
9:00 PM
0.11
0.491
46
Snapped: Killer Couples
Oxygen
9:00 PM
0.09
0.315
47
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
6:46 AM
0.09
0.206
48
Major League Soccer
FS1
8:00 PM
0.09
0.199
49
Explorer
NatGeo
8:00 PM
0.08
0.359
50
MLB Baseball
MLBN
1:00 PM
0.06
0.203
51
MLB Baseball
MLBN
4:32 PM
0.05
0.155
52
The Girlfriend Experience
Starz
8:01 PM
0.05
0.163
53
Dice
Showtime
9:30 PM
0.05
0.171

No rating information was made immediately available for American Heroes' Forbidden History; and PBS' Call the Midwife, Grantchester & Mr. Selfridge.


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.