Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Sunday Cable Ratings - 'Game of Thrones,' 'NBA Playoffs,' 'Fear the Walking Dead,' 'Sister Wives,' 'Good Witch' & More!

On May 8, 2016, HBO's Game of Thrones was the highest rated show on cable with a 3.70 - followed by TNT's NBA Basketball (2.05), AMC's Fear the Walking Dead (1.97) and HBO's Silicon Valley (0.91).

Game of Thrones was the most viewed program with 7.281 million viewers - followed by NBA Basketball (5.090), Fear the Walking Dead (4.414) and Hallmark's Good Witch (1.924).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Sunday, May 8


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Game of Thrones
HBO
9:04 PM
3.70
7.281
2
NBA Basketball
TNT
8:00 PM
2.05
5.090
3
Fear the Walking Dead
AMC
9:00 PM
1.97
4.414
4
Silicon Valley
HBO
10:01 PM
0.91
1.687
5
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
VH1
8:00 PM
0.89
1.752
6
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
E!
9:00 PM
0.75
1.562
7
Talking Dead: Fear
AMC
10:00 PM
0.69
1.597
8
Robot Chicken
Adult Swim
11:30 PM
0.69
1.353
9
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
HBO
11:00 PM
0.60
1.419
10
Mike Tyson Mysteries
Adult Swim
11:45 PM
0.60
1.168
11
Naked and Afraid
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.55
1.634
12
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.52
1.881
13
Mr. Pickles
Adult Swim
12:00 AM
0.49
0.968
14
Sister Wives
TLC
8:00 PM
0.49
1.564
15
Lakefront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.47
1.767
16
Veep
HBO
10:31 PM
0.44
0.968
17
Lakefront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.44
1.658
18
Dear Mama
VH1
9:00 PM
0.43
1.032
19
Shahs of Sunset
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.41
1.050
20
Food Network Star
Food
8:00 PM
0.36
1.335
21
Spring Baking Championship
Food
9:00 PM
0.33
1.359
22
Liv and Maddie
Disney
9:00 PM
0.33
1.651
23
Where’s My Baby?
LMN
8:00 PM
0.31
1.113
24
On the Case with Paula Zahn
ID
10:00 PM
0.29
1.087
25
Cutthroat Kitchen
Food
10:00 PM
0.27
0.836
26
Motive
USA
10:00 PM
0.27
0.878
27
Rich Kids of Beverly Hills
E!
10:00 PM
0.27
0.614
28
UFC Fight Night
FS1
2:00 PM
0.27
0.656
29
Bar Rescue
Spike
9:00 PM
0.26
0.626
30
Single Dad Seeking
TLC
10:01 PM
0.26
0.929
31
K.C. Undercover
Disney
8:00 PM
0.24
1.358
32
Good Witch
Hallmark
9:00 PM
0.24
1.924
33
The Story of God with Morgan Freeman
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.22
1.308
34
Best Friends Whenever
Disney
8:30 PM
0.21
1.332
35
UFC Prelims
FS1
12:00 PM
0.20
0.494
36
Thicker Than Water
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.20
0.492
37
Penny Dreadful
Showtime
10:02 PM
0.20
0.554
38
PBA Bowling
ESPN
1:00 PM
0.19
0.642
39
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.17
0.475
40
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
8:23 AM
0.16
0.355
41
Life or Debt
Spike
10:00 PM
0.15
0.409
42
House of Lies
Showtime
9:01 PM
0.13
0.258
43
2016 NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship
TBS
2:00 PM
0.13
0.357
44
America’s National Parks
NatGeo
8:00 PM
0.13
0.766
45
The Other Kingdom
Nickelodeon
7:00 PM
0.13
0.765
46
NASCAR: The Rise of American Speed
CMT
9:00 PM
0.11
0.495
47
Ghost Asylum
Destination
10:00 PM
0.11
0.338
48
Snapped: Killer Couples
Oxygen
9:00 PM
0.11
0.292
49
MLB Baseball
MLBN
2:11 PM
0.09
0.390
50
Major League Soccer
ESPN
3:30 PM
0.09
0.225
51
Barnwood Builders
DIY
9:00 PM
0.09
0.574
52
The Other Kingdom
Nickelodeon
7:30 PM
0.07
0.594
53
Major League Soccer
FS1
7:30 PM
0.07
0.199
54
Wild Egypt
NatGeoWild
8:00 PM
0.06
0.336
55
Forbidden History
AHC
10:00 PM
0.06
0.311
56
Chasing Waterfalls
TV One
7:00 PM
0.06
0.222
57
The Girlfriend Experience
Starz
8:02 PM
0.05
0.196
58
Dice
Showtime
9:30 PM
0.04
0.155

No rating information was made immediately available for American Heroes' Hitler in America; NatGeoWild's Wild Turkey; 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.