Thursday, December 22, 2016

Cable Live+7 Ratings - 'The Walking Dead' Dominates Rating and Viewer Growth; 'Vikings' Also Strong

For the week of December 5-11, 2016, AMC's The Walking Dead posted the highest gains on cable after 7 days of DVR usage with a 2.8 - followed by Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (0.8), Discovery's Gold Rush (0.7) and Comedy Central's South Park (0.6).

The Walking Dead had the highest viewership gains with 5.418 million viewers - followed by History's Vikings (1.589), Gold Rush (1.515) and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (1.486).


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Rating for December 5-11, 2016


Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
The Walking Dead
AMC
5.1
7.9
+55%
2.8
2
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
0.6
1.4
+133%
0.8
3
Gold Rush
Discovery
1.0
1.7
+70%
0.7
4
South Park (Finale)
Comedy
1.1
1.7
+55%
0.6
5
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bravo
1.0
1.6
+60%
0.6
6
Teen Mom Reunion
MTV
0.8
1.4
+75%
0.6
7
Vanderpump Rules
Bravo
0.6
1.2
+100%
0.6
8
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
A&E
0.5
1.1
+120%
0.6
9
Vikings
History
0.5
1.1
+120%
0.6
10
Talking Dead
AMC
2.0
2.5
+25%
0.5
11
Shameless
Showtime
0.6
1.1
+83%
0.5
12
Project Runway
Lifetime
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
13
Top Chef
Bravo
0.3
0.8
+167%
0.5
14
Love & Hip Hop
VH1
1.2
1.6
+33%
0.4
15
The Curse of Oak Island
History
0.8
1.2
+50%
0.4
16
Fixer Upper
HGTV
0.7
1.1
+57%
0.4
17
Ink Master
Spike
0.7
1.1
+57%
0.4
18
Below Deck
Bravo
0.6
1.0
+67%
0.4
19
Teen Mom
MTV
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
20
The Librarians
TNT
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
21
Street Outlaws
Discovery
1.2
1.5
+25%
0.3
22
WWE RAW - 10PM
USA
0.9
1.2
+33%
0.3
23
Fast N’ Loud
Discovery
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
24
Sister Wives - 9PM
TLC
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
25
Sister Wives - 8PM
TLC
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
26
Shooter
USA
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
27
Duck Dynasty
A&E
0.4
0.7
+75%
0.3
28
Don’t Be Tardy
Bravo
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
29
The Royals
E!
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
30
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
31
Ladies of London
Bravo
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
32
Teen Wolf
MTV
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
33
Younger
TV Land
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Rating for December 5-11, 2016


Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
Ash vs. Evil Dead
Starz
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
2
Van Helsing
Syfy
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
3
Top Chef
Bravo
0.3
0.8
+167%
0.5
4
Ladies of London
Bravo
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
5
Teen Wolf
MTV
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
6
Younger
TV Land
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
7
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
0.6
1.4
+133%
0.8
8
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
A&E
0.5
1.1
+120%
0.6
9
Vikings
History
0.5
1.1
+120%
0.6
10
Vanderpump Rules
Bravo
0.6
1.2
+100%
0.6
11
Project Runway
Lifetime
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
12
The Librarians
TNT
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
13
Don’t Be Tardy
Bravo
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
14
The Royals
E!
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
15
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
16
Wahlburgers
A&E
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
17
Real World Seattle: Bad Blood
MTV
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
18
Mars
NatGeo
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
19
The Affair
Showtime
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
20
Incorporated
Syfy
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
21
Z Nation
Syfy
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
22
Outdaughtered
TLC
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
23
Kate Plus 8
TLC
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
24
Adam Ruins Everything
TruTV
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Viewership for December 5-11, 2016


Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
The Walking Dead
AMC
10.602
16.020
+51%
5.418
2
Vikings
History
1.944
3.533
+82%
1.589
3
Gold Rush
Discovery
3.597
5.112
+42%
1.515
4
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
1.628
3.114
+91%
1.486
5
Fixer Upper
HGTV
2.573
4.014
+56%
1.441
6
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
A&E
1.577
2.918
+85%
1.341
7
Project Runway
Lifetime
1.961
3.257
+66%
1.296
8
The Librarians
TNT
1.755
2.992
+70%
1.237
9
Top Chef
Bravo
0.825
2.035
+147%
1.210
10
Talking Dead
AMC
4.317
5.524
+28%
1.207
11
Shooter
USA
1.363
2.535
+86%
1.172
12
Shameless
Showtime
1.584
2.721
+72%
1.137
13
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bravo
2.616
3.748
+43%
1.132
14
Vanderpump Rules
Bravo
1.598
2.637
+65%
1.039
15
South Park (Finale)
Comedy
1.818
2.853
+57%
1.035
16
The Curse of Oak Island
History
2.952
3.970
+34%
1.018
17
Teen Mom Reunion
MTV
1.446
2.412
+67%
0.966
18
Below Deck
Bravo
1.422
2.351
+65%
0.929
19
Mars
NatGeo
0.867
1.771
+104%
0.904
20
Good Behavior
TNT
0.707
1.586
+124%
0.879
21
Ink Master
Spike
1.270
2.121
+67%
0.851
22
Alaska: The Last Frontier
Discovery
2.798
3.644
+30%
0.846
23
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
0.807
1.648
+104%
0.841
24
Love & Hip Hop
VH1
2.179
2.971
+36%
0.792
25
Duck Dynasty
A&E
1.176
1.961
+67%
0.785


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Viewership for December 5-11, 2016


Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
Top Chef
Bravo
0.825
2.035
+147%
1.210
2
Good Behavior
TNT
0.707
1.586
+124%
0.879
3
Rectify
Sundance
0.112
0.251
+124%
0.139
4
Adam Ruins Everything
TruTV
0.392
0.855
+118%
0.463
5
Sweet/Vicious
MTV
0.188
0.402
+114%
0.214
6
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency
BBCA
0.277
0.580
+109%
0.303
7
Incorporated
Syfy
0.539
1.114
+107%
0.575
8
The Affair
Showtime
0.667
1.371
+106%
0.704
9
Mars
NatGeo
0.867
1.771
+104%
0.904
10
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
BBCA
0.807
1.648
+104%
0.841
11
Don’t Be Tardy
Bravo
0.683
1.376
+101%
0.693
12
Star Wars Rebels
Disney XD
0.428
0.862
+101%
0.434
13
Divorce (Finale)
HBO
0.497
0.999
+101%
0.502
14
Salem
WGN
0.257
0.509
+98%
0.252
15
Ash vs. Evil Dead
Starz
0.269
0.528
+96%
0.259
16
Younger
TV Land
0.649
1.272
+96%
0.623
17
The Graham Norton Show
BBCA
0.203
0.396
+95%
0.193
18
The Royals
E!
0.679
1.320
+94%
0.641
19
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
1.628
3.114
+91%
1.486
20
Teen Wolf
MTV
0.509
0.962
+89%
0.453
21
Aftermath
Syfy
0.495
0.923
+86%
0.428
22
Shooter
USA
1.363
2.535
+86%
1.172
23
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
A&E
1.577
2.918
+85%
1.341
24
Van Helsing
Syfy
0.561
1.038
+85%
0.477
25
Total Divas
E!
0.563
1.037
+84%
0.474



NOTE: For the 2016-17 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2832 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. Live+7 data helps inform the networks which shows have solid audiences after the initial broadcast.