Thursday, February 23, 2017

Cable Live+7 Ratings - 'The Walking Dead' Tops Rating and Viewer Growth; 'Legion' Premiere Posts Strong Gains

For the week of February 6-12, 2017, AMC's The Walking Dead posted the highest gains on cable after 7 days of DVR usage with a 2.5 - followed by FX's Legion (0.9), FX's Taboo (0.8) and FXX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (0.8).

The Walking Dead had the highest viewership gains with 4.822 million viewers - followed by Legion (1.969), Taboo (1.810) and History's Six (1.573).


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Rating for February 6-12, 2017


Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
The Walking Dead
AMC
5.7
8.2
+44%
2.5
2
Legion (Premiere)
FX
0.7
1.6
+129%
0.9
3
Taboo
FX
0.3
1.1
+267%
0.8
4
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
FXX
0.3
1.1
+267%
0.8
5
Teen Mom 2
MTV
0.9
1.6
+78%
0.7
6
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
0.5
1.2
+140%
0.7
7
Gold Rush
Discovery
1.1
1.7
+55%
0.6
8
Vanderpump Rules
Bravo
0.6
1.2
+100%
0.6
9
Love & Hip Hop
VH1
1.2
1.7
+42%
0.5
10
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bravo
1.0
1.5
+50%
0.5
11
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
12
Suits
USA
0.3
0.8
+167%
0.5
13
Talking Dead
AMC
2.2
2.6
+18%
0.4
14
The Curse of Oak Island
History
0.8
1.2
+50%
0.4
15
Fixer Upper
HGTV
0.8
1.2
+50%
0.4
16
Diesel Brothers
Discovery
0.6
1.0
+67%
0.4
17
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
18
Top Chef
Bravo
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
19
Six
History
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
20
Homeland
Showtime
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
21
The Magicians
Syfy
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
22
Colony
USA
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
23
Fast N’ Loud
Discovery
0.7
1.0
+43%
0.3
24
The Haves and the Haves Nots
OWN
0.7
1.0
+43%
0.3
25
Black Ink Crew
VH1
0.7
1.0
+43%
0.3


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Rating for February 6-12, 2017


Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
Taboo
FX
0.3
1.1
+267%
0.8
2
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
FXX
0.3
1.1
+267%
0.8
3
Teachers
TV Land
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
4
Suits
USA
0.3
0.8
+167%
0.5
5
Nashville
CMT
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
6
Workaholics
Comedy
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
7
Switched at Birth
Freeform
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
8
Girls (Premiere)
HBO
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
9
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
0.5
1.2
+140%
0.7
10
Homeland
Showtime
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
11
The Magicians
Syfy
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
12
Colony
USA
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
13
Legion (Premiere)
FX
0.7
1.6
+129%
0.9
14
Vanderpump Rules
Bravo
0.6
1.2
+100%
0.6
15
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
16
Top Chef
Bravo
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
17
Six
History
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
18
Married to Medicine
Bravo
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
19
The Fosters
Freeform
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
20
Face Off
Syfy
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
21
Imposters (Premiere)
Bravo
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
22
Ladies of London
Bravo
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
23
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce
Bravo
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
24
Detroiters (Premiere)
Comedy
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
25
The Royals
E!
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
26
Baskets
FX
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
27
The Expanse
Syfy
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
28
Long Lost Family (Premiere)
TLC
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
29
Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars
WE tv
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
30
Outsiders
WGN
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Viewership for February 6-12, 2017


Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
The Walking Dead
AMC
12.015
16.837
+40%
4.822
2
Legion (Premiere)
FX
1.623
3.592
+121%
1.969
3
Taboo
FX
1.070
2.880
+169%
1.810
4
Six
History
1.551
3.124
+101%
1.573
5
Suits
USA
1.276
2.843
+123%
1.567
6
Gold Rush
Discovery
3.548
5.093
+44%
1.545
7
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
1.401
2.868
+105%
1.467
8
Fixer Upper
HGTV
3.162
4.560
+44%
1.398
9
Homeland
Showtime
1.051
2.343
+123%
1.292
10
Colony
USA
0.888
2.034
+129%
1.146
11
Teen Mom 2
MTV
1.512
2.644
+75%
1.132
12
Vanderpump Rules
Bravo
1.297
2.402
+85%
1.105
13
Nashville
CMT
0.771
1.861
+141%
1.090
14
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
FXX
0.552
1.630
+195%
1.078
15
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
1.440
2.513
+75%
1.073
16
Top Chef
Bravo
0.882
1.948
+121%
1.066
17
The Curse of Oak Island
History
3.243
4.259
+31%
1.016
18
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bravo
2.253
3.213
+43%
0.960
19
Talking Dead
AMC
4.809
5.763
+20%
0.954
20
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
1.904
2.854
+50%
0.950
21
Worst Cooks in America
Food
1.462
2.399
+64%
0.937
22
Alaskan Bush People
Discovery
2.802
3.722
+33%
0.920
23
Diesel Brothers
Discovery
1.436
2.306
+61%
0.870
24
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.969
1.833
+89%
0.864
25
Forged in Fire
History
1.692
2.505
+48%
0.813


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Viewership for February 6-12, 2017


Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
FXX
0.552
1.630
+195%
1.078
2
Taboo
FX
1.070
2.880
+169%
1.810
3
Nashville
CMT
0.771
1.861
+141%
1.090
4
Colony
USA
0.888
2.034
+129%
1.146
5
Homeland
Showtime
1.051
2.343
+123%
1.292
6
Suits
USA
1.276
2.843
+123%
1.567
7
Legion (Premiere)
FX
1.623
3.592
+121%
1.969
8
Portlandia
IFC
0.123
0.272
+121%
0.149
9
Top Chef
Bravo
0.882
1.948
+121%
1.066
10
The Royals
E!
0.466
0.999
+114%
0.533
11
Switched at Birth
Freeform
0.537
1.148
+114%
0.611
12
Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars
WE tv
0.392
0.816
+108%
0.424
13
The Fosters
Freeform
0.677
1.386
+105%
0.709
14
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
1.401
2.868
+105%
1.467
15
The Expanse
Syfy
0.587
1.197
+104%
0.610
16
Six
History
1.551
3.124
+101%
1.573
17
Beyond
Freeform
0.321
0.637
+98%
0.316
18
Outsiders
WGN
0.747
1.469
+97%
0.722
19
Black Sails
Starz
0.503
0.983
+95%
0.480
20
Face Off
Syfy
0.768
1.499
+95%
0.731
21
The Young Pope
HBO
0.483
0.937
+94%
0.454
22
Are You the One?
MTV
0.632
1.207
+91%
0.575
23
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce
Bravo
0.442
0.840
+90%
0.398
24
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.969
1.833
+89%
0.864
25
The Magicians
Syfy
0.914
1.722
+88%
0.808



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.