Friday, August 4, 2017

Cable Live+7 Ratings - 'Game of Thrones' Tops Rating Growth; 'Descendants 2' Leads in Viewers

For the week of July 17-23, 2017, HBO's Game of Thrones posted the highest gains on cable after 7 days of DVR usage with a 1.4 - followed by Disney's Descendants 2 (1.1), MTV's Teen Mom 2 (0.8) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County (0.7).

Descendants 2 had the highest viewership gains with 5.541 million viewers - followed by Game of Thrones (3.083), The Real Housewives of Orange County (1.456) and TNT's Animal Kingdom (1.295).


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Rating for July 17-23, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
Game of Thrones
HBO
4.3
5.7
+33%
1.4
2
Descendants 2
Disney
1.2
2.3
+92%
1.1
3
Teen Mom 2 (Premiere)
MTV
0.8
1.6
+100%
0.8
4
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
0.6
1.3
+117%
0.7
5
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
VH1
1.4
1.9
+36%
0.5
6
Ballers (Premiere)
HBO
1.2
1.7
+42%
0.5
7
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
0.6
1.1
+83%
0.5
8
Snowfall
FX
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
9
Ink Master
Spike
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
10
Claws
TNT
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
11
Animal Kingdom
TNT
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
12
Power
Starz
0.8
1.2
+50%
0.4
13
Below Deck Mediterranean
Bravo
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
14
Queen Sugar
OWN
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
15
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
16
Preacher
AMC
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
17
Queen of the South
USA
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
18
Shooter (Premiere)
USA
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
19
The Fosters
Freeform
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
20
The Strain
FX
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
21
Basketball Wives
VH1
1.1
1.4
+27%
0.3
22
The Haves and the Have Nots
OWN
0.7
1.0
+43%
0.3
23
Southern Charm
Bravo
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
24
Forged in Fire
History
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
25
The Challenge: Dirty 30 (Premiere)
MTV
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
26
Catfish: The TV Show
MTV
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Rating for July 17-23, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
Turn: Washington’s Spies
AMC
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
2
Orphan Black
BBCA
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
3
Famously Single
E!
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
4
The Bold Type
Freeform
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
5
Dark Matter
Syfy
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
6
Kendra on Top - 9:30PM
WE tv
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
7
Adam Ruins Everything
TruTV
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
8
Younger
TV Land
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
9
The Fosters
Freeform
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
10
The Strain
FX
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
11
Ink Master
Spike
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
12
Claws
TNT
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
13
Animal Kingdom
TNT
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
14
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
0.6
1.3
+117%
0.7
15
Teen Mom 2 (Premiere)
MTV
0.8
1.6
+100%
0.8
16
Snowfall
FX
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
17
Preacher
AMC
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
18
Queen of the South
USA
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
19
Shooter (Premiere)
USA
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
20
Million Dollar Listing New York
Bravo
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
21
Tosh.0
Comedy
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
22
Married at First Sight
Lifetime
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
23
Lip Sync Battle
Spike
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
24
Counting On
TLC
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
25
Born This Way
A&E
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
26
Odd Mom Out
Bravo
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
27
Sweet Home Oklahoma
Bravo
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
28
Nashville
CMT
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
29
Shadowhunters
Freeform
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
30
Bar Rescue
Spike
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
31
The Mist
Spike
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
32
Face Off
Syfy
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
33
Kate Plus 8
TLC
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Viewership for July 17-23, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
Descendants 2
Disney
5.328
10.869
+104%
5.541
2
Game of Thrones
HBO
9.284
12.367
+33%
3.083
3
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
1.729
3.185
+84%
1.456
4
Animal Kingdom
TNT
1.273
2.568
+102%
1.295
5
Suits
USA
1.359
2.626
+93%
1.267
6
Shooter (Premiere)
USA
1.508
2.770
+84%
1.262
7
Teen Mom 2 (Premiere)
MTV
1.489
2.728
+83%
1.239
8
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
1.704
2.879
+69%
1.175
9
Queen of the South
USA
1.181
2.331
+97%
1.150
10
Preacher
AMC
1.269
2.393
+89%
1.124
11
Alone
History
1.539
2.649
+72%
1.110
12
Snowfall
FX
1.046
2.143
+105%
1.097
13
Claws
TNT
1.266
2.346
+85%
1.080
14
Nashville
CMT
0.718
1.774
+147%
1.056
15
Queen Sugar
OWN
1.559
2.553
+64%
0.994
16
The Strain
FX
0.914
1.888
+107%
0.974
17
Food Network Star
Food
1.722
2.663
+55%
0.941
18
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
VH1
2.740
3.678
+34%
0.938
19
Ballers (Premiere)
HBO
2.479
3.408
+37%
0.929
20
Ink Master
Spike
0.859
1.767
+106%
0.908
21
Deadliest Catch
Discovery
1.795
2.700
+50%
0.905
22
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.943
1.839
+95%
0.896
23
Below Deck Mediterranean
Bravo
1.349
2.241
+66%
0.892
24
Alaskan Bush People
Discovery
2.638
3.485
+32%
0.847
25
Power
Starz
1.792
2.565
+43%
0.773

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Viewership for July 17-23, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
Descendants 2
Freeform
0.262
0.805
+207%
0.543
2
Broadchurch
BBCA
0.256
0.701
+174%
0.445
3
Orphan Black
BBCA
0.278
0.754
+171%
0.476
4
Nashville
CMT
0.718
1.774
+147%
1.056
5
The Mist
Spike
0.538
1.233
+129%
0.695
6
Turn: Washington’s Spies
AMC
0.545
1.206
+121%
0.661
7
The Bold Type
Freeform
0.276
0.598
+117%
0.322
8
Dark Matter
Syfy
0.502
1.069
+113%
0.567
9
The Fosters
Freeform
0.689
1.427
+107%
0.738
10
The Strain
FX
0.915
1.888
+107%
0.973
11
Ink Master
Spike
0.859
1.767
+106%
0.908
12
Snowfall
FX
1.046
2.143
+105%
1.097
13
Descendants 2
Disney
5.328
10.869
+104%
5.541
14
Animal Kingdom
TNT
1.273
2.568
+102%
1.295
15
Younger
TV Land
0.671
1.340
+100%
0.669
16
Queen of the South
USA
1.181
2.331
+97%
1.150
17
Descendants 2
LMN
0.149
0.292
+96%
0.143
18
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.943
1.839
+95%
0.896
19
Wynonna Earp
Syfy
0.397
0.772
+94%
0.375
20
Suits
USA
1.359
2.626
+93%
1.267
21
Stitchers
Freeform
0.350
0.672
+92%
0.322
22
Killjoys
Syfy
0.579
1.111
+92%
0.532
23
I’m Dying Up Here
Showtime
0.126
0.239
+90%
0.113
24
Famously Single
E!
0.349
0.660
+89%
0.311
25
Preacher
AMC
1.269
2.393
+89%
1.124


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.