Thursday, April 6, 2017

Cable Live+7 Ratings - 'The Walking Dead' Tops Rating and Viewer Growth; 'Major Crimes,' 'The Americans' and 'Legion' Also Strong

For the week of March 20-26, 2017, AMC's The Walking Dead posted the highest gains on cable after 7 days of DVR usage with a 2.1 - followed by VH1's Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta (0.6), MTV's Teen Mom 2 (0.6) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (0.6).

The Walking Dead had the highest viewership gains with 4.216 million viewers - followed by TNT's Major Crimes (2.130), HGTV's Fixer Upper (1.524) and A&E's Bates Motel (1.345).


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Rating for March 20-26, 2017


Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
The Walking Dead
AMC
4.9
7.0
+43%
2.1
2
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
VH1
1.4
2.0
+43%
0.6
3
Teen Mom 2
MTV
0.9
1.5
+67%
0.6
4
Teen Mom 2 Reunion
MTV
0.8
1.4
+75%
0.6
5
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
0.7
1.3
+86%
0.6
6
Chrisley Knows Best
USA
0.7
1.3
+86%
0.6
7
Vanderpump Rules
Bravo
0.6
1.2
+100%
0.6
8
Legion
FX
0.4
1.0
+150%
0.6
9
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bravo
1.1
1.6
+45%
0.5
10
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
E!
0.7
1.2
+71%
0.5
11
Fixer Upper
HGTV
0.7
1.2
+71%
0.5
12
Bates Motel
A&E
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
13
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
14
Street Outlaws
Discovery
1.0
1.4
+40%
0.4
15
Diesel Brothers
Discovery
0.7
1.1
+57%
0.4
16
The Challenge: Invasion of the Champions
MTV
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
17
Homeland
Showtime
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
18
Mama June: From Not to Hot
WE tv
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
19
The Americans
FX
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
20
Major Crimes
TNT
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
21
Black Ink Crew
VH1
0.7
1.0
+43%
0.3
22
Big Little Lies
HBO
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
23
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
24
60 Days In
A&E
0.4
0.7
+75%
0.3
25
Gold Rush
Discovery
0.4
0.7
+75%
0.3
26
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
0.4
0.7
+75%
0.3
27
The Rap Game
Lifetime
0.4
0.7
+75%
0.3
28
Greenleaf
OWN
0.4
0.7
+75%
0.3


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Rating for March 20-26, 2017


Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
The Americans
FX
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
2
Major Crimes
TNT
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
3
Sun Records
CMT
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
4
Black Sails
Starz
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
5
The Expanse
Syfy
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
6
Legion
FX
0.4
1.0
+150%
0.6
7
Switched at Birth
Freeform
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
8
Baby Daddy
Freeform
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
9
Colony
USA
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
10
Underground
WGN
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
11
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
12
Vanderpump Rules
Bravo
0.6
1.2
+100%
0.6
13
Bates Motel
A&E
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
14
Mama June: From Not to Hot
WE tv
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
15
Duck Dynasty
A&E
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
16
Being Mary Jane
BET
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
17
Imposters
Bravo
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
18
The Arrangement
E!
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
19
The Fosters
Freeform
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
20
Feud: Bette and Joan
FX
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
21
Little Women: LA
Lifetime
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
22
Billions
Showtime
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
23
The Magicians
Syfy
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
24
Face Off
Syfy
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
25
Ghost Adventures (Premiere)
Travel
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Viewership for March 20-26, 2017


Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
The Walking Dead
AMC
10.555
14.771
+40%
4.216
2
Major Crimes
TNT
2.369
4.499
+90%
2.130
3
Fixer Upper
HGTV
3.777
5.301
+40%
1.524
4
Bates Motel
A&E
1.360
2.705
+99%
1.345
5
Feud: Bette and Joan
FX
1.213
2.543
+110%
1.330
6
Legion
FX
0.716
2.043
+185%
1.327
7
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Bravo
1.922
3.235
+68%
1.313
8
Chrisley Knows Best
USA
1.798
3.109
+73%
1.311
9
The Americans
FX
0.796
2.039
+156%
1.243
10
Into the Badlands
AMC
3.416
4.642
+36%
1.226
11
Homeland
Showtime
1.427
2.610
+83%
1.183
12
Teen Mom 2
MTV
1.485
2.645
+78%
1.160
13
Teen Mom 2 Reunion
MTV
1.360
2.410
+77%
1.050
14
Vanderpump Rules
Bravo
1.420
2.451
+73%
1.031
15
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS
1.419
2.432
+71%
1.013
16
Colony
USA
0.804
1.784
+122%
0.980
17
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
VH1
2.739
3.706
+35%
0.967
18
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
1.762
2.725
+55%
0.963
19
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bravo
2.647
3.608
+36%
0.961
20
Greenleaf
OWN
1.350
2.308
+71%
0.958
21
Billions
Showtime
0.923
1.843
+100%
0.920
22
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
E!
1.417
2.295
+62%
0.878
23
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.841
1.703
+102%
0.862
24
Mama June: From Not to Hot
WE tv
1.216
2.075
+71%
0.859
25
Underground
WGN
0.563
1.413
+151%
0.850


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Viewership for March 20-26, 2017


Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
Legion
FX
0.716
2.043
+185%
1.327
2
The Americans
FX
0.796
2.039
+156%
1.243
3
Underground
WGN
0.563
1.413
+151%
0.850
4
Sun Records
CMT
0.494
1.192
+141%
0.698
5
The Expanse
Syfy
0.471
1.099
+133%
0.628
6
The Magicians
Syfy
0.611
1.417
+132%
0.806
7
Hap and Leonard
Sundance
0.109
0.249
+128%
0.140
8
Switched at Birth
Freeform
0.503
1.141
+127%
0.638
9
Humans
AMC
0.360
0.810
+125%
0.450
10
Baby Daddy
Freeform
0.412
0.919
+123%
0.507
11
Colony
USA
0.804
1.784
+122%
0.980
12
Feud: Bette and Joan
FX
1.213
2.543
+110%
1.330
13
The Arrangement
E!
0.646
1.343
+108%
0.697
14
The Fosters
Freeform
0.688
1.395
+103%
0.707
15
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.841
1.703
+102%
0.862
16
Young & Hungry
Freeform
0.357
0.720
+102%
0.363
17
Billions
Showtime
0.923
1.843
+100%
0.920
18
Bates Motel
A&E
1.360
2.705
+99%
1.345
19
Stranded with a Million Dollars
MTV
0.367
0.699
+90%
0.332
20
Major Crimes
TNT
2.369
4.499
+90%
2.130
21
Black Sails
Starz
0.501
0.944
+88%
0.443
22
Baskets (Finale)
FX
0.442
0.832
+88%
0.390
23
Imposters
Bravo
0.805
1.498
+86%
0.693
24
The Challenge: Invasion of the Champions
MTV
0.813
1.495
+84%
0.682
25
Homeland
Showtime
1.427
2.610
+83%
1.183



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.