Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Sunday Cable Ratings - 'The Walking Dead,' 'NCAA Tournament,' 'Into the Badlands,' 'Homeland,' 'Big Little Lies' & More!

On March 19, 2017, AMC's The Walking Dead was the highest rated show on cable with a 4.72 - followed by TNT's NCAA Tournament (2.11), AMC's Into the Badlands (1.42) and TBS' NCAA Tournament (1.27).

The Walking Dead was the most viewed program with 10.318 million viewers - followed by TNT's NCAA Tournament (5.956), Into the Badlands (3.435) and TBS' NCAA Tournament (3.429).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Sunday, March 19


Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
The Walking Dead
AMC
9:00 PM
4.72
10.318
2
2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TNT
8:44 PM
2.11
5.956
3
2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TNT
6:00 PM
1.55
4.536
4
Into the Badlands
AMC
10:05 PM
1.42
3.435
5
2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
9:47 PM
1.27
3.429
6
2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TBS
7:00 PM
1.11
3.056
7
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bravo
8:00 PM
1.05
2.482
8
Talking Dead
AMC
11:05 PM
0.84
1.970
9
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
E!
9:00 PM
0.79
1.587
10
2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament
TruTV
7:53 PM
0.63
1.876
11
Naked and Afraid
Discovery
10:00 PM
0.62
1.765
12
Spring Baking Championship
Food
9:00 PM
0.47
1.454
13
Homeland
Showtime
9:03 PM
0.45
1.258
14
Big Little Lies
HBO
9:01 PM
0.44
1.170
15
Caribbean Life
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.43
1.759
16
Caribbean Life
HGTV
9:30 PM
0.41
1.777
17
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.40
1.695
18
Evil Lives Here
ID
10:00 PM
0.40
1.419
19
Island Life
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.39
1.714
20
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
HBO
11:00 PM
0.38
1.030
21
Island Life
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.38
1.589
22
The Arrangement
E!
10:01 PM
0.38
0.799
23
Cake Wars
Food
10:00 PM
0.37
1.008
24
Long Lost Family
TLC
9:01 PM
0.36
1.683
25
First Family of Hip Hop
Bravo
9:00 PM
0.36
0.862
26
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.36
1.525
27
SuperMansion
Adult Swim
12:00 AM
0.36
0.696
28
Watch What Happens Live
Bravo
11:00 PM
0.35
0.911
29
Bar Rescue
Spike
10:00 PM
0.34
0.792
30
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
8:00 PM
0.34
1.060
31
Long Island Medium
TLC
8:00 PM
0.29
1.386
32
Feud: Bette and Joan
FX
10:00 PM
0.29
1.076
33
Billions
Showtime
10:02 PM
0.28
0.857
34
Wicked Tuna
NatGeo
9:00 PM
0.27
1.108
35
Girls
HBO
10:01 PM
0.26
0.576
36
Who Do You Think You Are?
TLC
10:02 PM
0.26
1.385
37
Crashletes
Nickelodeon
8:00 PM
0.24
0.949
38
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
10:08 AM
0.21
0.478
39
When Calls the Heart
Hallmark
9:00 PM
0.21
2.011
40
North Woods Law
Animal
9:00 PM
0.20
0.947
41
Lone Star Law
Animal
10:00 PM
0.18
0.824
42
Jagger Eaton’s Mega Life
Nickelodeon
8:30 PM
0.18
0.792
43
Port Protection Alaska
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.16
0.704
44
An Aurora Teagarden Mystery: Dead Over Heels
HMM
9:00 PM
0.16
1.312
45
Black Sails
Starz
9:02 PM
0.13
0.473
46
College Basketball
ESPN
12:00 PM
0.13
0.354
47
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
7:54 AM
0.12
0.300
48
Food Paradise
Travel
8:00 PM
0.12
0.436
49
Crashing
HBO
10:31 PM
0.11
0.321
50
2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament
ESPN
9:10 PM
0.10
0.471
51
Extra Gear
BBCA
9:30 PM
0.10
0.211
52
Big Time RV
Travel
9:30 PM
0.09
0.341
53
NBA Basketball
NBA TV
9:32 PM
0.09
0.279
54
Boat Buyers
Travel
10:00 PM
0.09
0.319
55
Top Gear
BBCA
8:00 PM
0.09
0.214
56
2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament
ESPN
7:10 PM
0.08
0.455
57
Big Time RV
Travel
9:00 PM
0.08
0.331
58
Three Days to Live
Oxygen
6:00 PM
0.08
0.310
59
Building Alaska
DIY
9:00 PM
0.07
0.394
60
Major League Soccer
FS1
7:00 PM
0.07
0.184
61
How the World Ends
AHC
10:00 PM
0.07
0.277
62
Building Alaska
DIY
10:00 PM
0.06
0.388
63
The Missing
Starz
8:00 PM
0.06
0.183

No rating information was made immediately available for NatGeoWild's America's Deadliest & Urban Jungle: Wilderness Rising; and Showtime's The Circus: Inside the Biggest Story on Earth.


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.