Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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

On May 22, 2016, HBO's Game of Thrones was the highest rated show on cable with a 3.96 - followed by TNT's NBA Basketball (3.11), AMC's Fear the Walking Dead (1.88) and HBO's Silicon Valley (0.94).

NBA Basketball was the most viewed program with 8.018 million viewers - followed by Game of Thrones (7.890), Fear the Walking Dead (4.388) and AMC's Preacher (2.380).


                                                  The Cable Ratings for Sunday, May 22


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Game of Thrones
HBO
9:02 PM
3.96
7.890
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:00 PM
3.11
8.018
3
Fear the Walking Dead
AMC
9:00 PM
1.88
4.388
4
Silicon Valley
HBO
10:02 PM
0.94
1.712
5
Preacher
AMC
10:00 PM
0.90
2.380
6
The Dunk King
TNT
11:20 PM
0.76
1.777
7
NHL Hockey
NBC Sports
8:08 PM
0.76
1.903
8
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
E!
9:00 PM
0.73
1.554
9
Naked and Afraid
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.71
2.096
10
Mike Tyson Mysteries
Adult Swim
11:45 PM
0.63
1.334
11
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
HBO
11:00 PM
0.57
1.274
12
Mr. Pickles
Adult Swim
12:00 AM
0.49
1.067
13
Shahs of Sunset
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.46
1.180
14
Food Network Star
Food
9:00 PM
0.43
1.640
15
Veep
HBO
10:32 PM
0.42
0.918
16
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.40
1.448
17
Lakefront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.38
1.598
18
Talking Dead: Fear
AMC
11:30 PM
0.38
0.964
19
Bar Rescue
Spike
9:00 PM
0.36
0.805
20
Sister Wives
TLC
8:00 PM
0.35
1.412
21
Cutthroat Kitchen
Food
10:00 PM
0.32
0.894
22
College Softball
ESPN
12:00 PM
0.27
0.796
23
A Wife’s Suspicion
Lifetime
9:00 PM
0.26
1.077
24
Rich Kids of Beverly Hills
E!
10:01 PM
0.26
0.587
25
Live From the Red Carpet: Billboard Music Awards
E!
6:00 PM
0.24
0.736
26
On the Case with Paula Zahn
ID
10:00 PM
0.24
1.013
27
Thicker Than Water
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.24
0.620
28
The Other Kingdom
Nickelodeon
7:00 PM
0.23
1.185
29
Good Witch
Hallmark
9:00 PM
0.23
2.191
30
Broken Promise
LMN
8:00 PM
0.23
0.837
31
Liv and Maddie
Disney
9:00 PM
0.22
1.323
32
The Other Kingdom
Nickelodeon
7:30 PM
0.22
1.098
33
College Softball
ESPN
2:30 PM
0.21
0.689
34
Single Dad Seeking
TLC
10:01 PM
0.20
0.691
35
Judgment Day: Prison or Parole?
ID
8:00 PM
0.20
0.785
36
Major League Soccer
ESPN
4:52 PM
0.19
0.463
37
Catching the Catfisher
TLC
9:00 PM
0.19
0.721
38
Motive
USA
10:00 PM
0.18
0.840
39
Penny Dreadful
Showtime
10:02 PM
0.17
0.482
40
K.C. Undercover
Disney
8:00 PM
0.17
1.123
41
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.17
0.573
42
Best Friends Whenever
Disney
8:30 PM
0.16
1.229
43
Life or Debt
Spike
10:00 PM
0.14
0.359
44
NASCAR: The Rise of American Speed
CMT
9:00 PM
0.13
0.376
45
Missing Dial
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.10
0.362
46
Barnwood Builders
DIY
9:00 PM
0.10
0.529
47
House of Lies
Showtime
9:01 PM
0.10
0.256
48
Ghost Asylum
Destination
10:00 PM
0.09
0.270
49
MLB Baseball
MLBN
1:30 PM
0.07
0.309
50
The Girlfriend Experience
Starz
8:02 PM
0.06
0.226
51
Snapped: Killer Couples
Oxygen
9:00 PM
0.06
0.336
52
Major League Soccer
FS1
7:00 PM
0.05
0.151
53
Mission Critical: Sharks Under Attack
NatGeoWild
9:00 PM
0.05
0.224

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