Thursday, August 24, 2017

Cable Live+7 Ratings - 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Sinner' Lead in Growth; 'Orphan Black' and 'Nashville' Finales Also Strong

For the week of August 7-13, 2017, HBO's Game of Thrones posted the highest gains on cable after 7 days of DVR usage with a 1.6 - followed by USA's The Sinner (0.9), MTV's Teen Mom 2 (0.8) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City (0.6).

Game of Thrones had the highest viewership gains with 3.678 million viewers - followed by The Sinner (2.517), USA's Suits (1.539) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County (1.363).


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Rating for August 7-13, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
Game of Thrones
HBO
5.0
6.6
+32%
1.6
2
The Sinner
USA
0.4
1.3
+225%
0.9
3
Teen Mom 2
MTV
0.8
1.6
+100%
0.8
4
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
0.6
1.2
+100%
0.6
5
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
0.6
1.2
+100%
0.6
6
Ballers
HBO
1.2
1.7
+42%
0.5
7
Power
Starz
0.8
1.3
+63%
0.5
8
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
9
Snowfall
FX
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
10
Animal Kingdom
TNT
0.3
0.8
+167%
0.5
11
Suits
USA
0.3
0.8
+167%
0.5
12
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
VH1
1.1
1.5
+36%
0.4
13
Basketball Wives
VH1
1.0
1.4
+40%
0.4
14
Below Deck Mediterranean
Bravo
0.6
1.0
+67%
0.4
15
The Challenge: Dirty 30
MTV
0.6
1.0
+67%
0.4
16
Claws (Finale)
TNT
0.6
1.0
+67%
0.4
17
Ink Master
Spike
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
18
Preacher
AMC
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
19
The Strain
FX
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
20
Queen of the South
USA
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
21
Shooter
USA
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
22
Younger
TV Land
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
23
The Haves and the Have Nots
OWN
0.6
0.9
+50%
0.3
24
90 Day Fiancé
TLC
0.6
0.9
+50%
0.3
25
American Dad
TBS
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
26
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
VH1
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Rating for August 7-13, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
Nashville (Finale)
CMT
0.1
0.4
+300%
0.3
2
Dark Matter
Syfy
0.1
0.4
+300%
0.3
3
Adam Ruins Everything
TruTV
0.1
0.4
+300%
0.3
4
The Sinner
USA
0.4
1.3
+225%
0.9
5
Younger
TV Land
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
6
Orphan Black (Finale)
BBCA
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
7
The Mist
Spike
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
8
Wynonna Earp
Syfy
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
9
Million Dollar Matchmaker
WE tv
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
10
Kendra on Top - 9:30PM
WE tv
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
11
Animal Kingdom
TNT
0.3
0.8
+167%
0.5
12
Suits
USA
0.3
0.8
+167%
0.5
13
Face Off
Syfy
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
14
Shooter
USA
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
15
Snowfall
FX
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
16
Teen Mom 2
MTV
0.8
1.6
+100%
0.8
17
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
0.6
1.2
+100%
0.6
18
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
0.6
1.2
+100%
0.6
19
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
20
Preacher
AMC
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
21
The Strain
FX
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
22
Queen of the South
USA
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
23
Being Mary Jane
BET
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
24
Million Dollar Listing New York
Bravo
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
25
The Fosters
Freeform
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
26
Alone
History
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
27
Ray Donovan
Showtime
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
28
People of Earth
USA
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Viewership for August 7-13, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
Game of Thrones
HBO
10.733
14.411
+34%
3.678
2
The Sinner
USA
1.413
3.930
+178%
2.517
3
Suits
USA
1.295
2.834
+119%
1.539
4
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
1.596
2.959
+85%
1.363
5
Teen Mom 2
MTV
1.412
2.728
+93%
1.316
6
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
1.724
2.941
+71%
1.217
7
Animal Kingdom
TNT
1.204
2.416
+101%
1.212
8
Shooter
USA
1.272
2.441
+92%
1.169
9
Claws (Finale)
TNT
1.574
2.705
+72%
1.131
10
Queen of the South
USA
1.180
2.295
+94%
1.115
11
Preacher
AMC
1.154
2.216
+92%
1.062
12
Snowfall
FX
0.845
1.882
+123%
1.037
13
Ray Donovan
Showtime
1.111
2.136
+92%
1.025
14
Ballers
HBO
2.487
3.504
+41%
1.017
15
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
1.787
2.790
+56%
1.003
16
Nashville (Finale)
CMT
0.683
1.683
+146%
1.000
17
The Strain
FX
0.933
1.923
+106%
0.990
18
Power
Starz
1.808
2.794
+55%
0.986
19
Alone
History
1.411
2.382
+69%
0.971
20
Below Deck Mediterranean
Bravo
1.450
2.401
+66%
0.951
21
Deadliest Catch
Discovery
1.516
2.454
+62%
0.938
22
Chesapeake Shores
Hallmark
1.609
2.536
+58%
0.927
23
The Haves and the Have Nots
OWN
2.330
3.245
+39%
0.915
24
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.957
1.871
+96%
0.914
25
Ink Master
Spike
1.003
1.898
+89%
0.895

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Viewership for August 7-13, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
The Sinner
USA
1.413
3.930
+178%
2.517
2
The Mist
Spike
0.375
0.991
+164%
0.616
3
Nashville (Finale)
CMT
0.683
1.683
+146%
1.000
4
Broadchurch
BBCA
0.347
0.832
+140%
0.485
5
Adam Ruins Everything
TruTV
0.310
0.734
+137%
0.424
6
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
CMT
0.242
0.540
+123%
0.298
7
Dark Matter
Syfy
0.602
1.341
+123%
0.739
8
Snowfall
FX
0.845
1.882
+123%
1.037
9
Suits
USA
1.295
2.834
+119%
1.539
10
The Bold Type
Freeform
0.340
0.739
+117%
0.399
11
Face Off
Syfy
0.631
1.352
+114%
0.721
12
Younger
TV Land
0.696
1.463
+110%
0.767
13
Orphan Black (Finale)
BBCA
0.377
0.789
+109%
0.412
14
The Strain
FX
0.933
1.923
+106%
0.990
15
Animal Kingdom
TNT
1.204
2.416
+101%
1.212
16
Stitchers
Freeform
0.350
0.689
+97%
0.339
17
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.957
1.871
+96%
0.914
18
Queen of the South
USA
1.180
2.295
+94%
1.115
19
Wynonna Earp
Syfy
0.473
0.914
+93%
0.441
20
Teen Mom 2
MTV
1.412
2.728
+93%
1.316
21
The Fosters
Freeform
0.696
1.343
+93%
0.647
22
Ray Donovan
Showtime
1.111
2.136
+92%
1.025
23
Preacher
AMC
1.154
2.216
+92%
1.062
24
Shooter
USA
1.272
2.441
+92%
1.169


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.