Thursday, August 17, 2017

Cable Live+7 Ratings - 'Game of Thrones' Tops Rating and Viewer Growth; 'The Sinner' Premiere Triples in Demo

For the week of July 31-August 6, 2017, HBO's Game of Thrones posted the highest gains on cable after 7 days of DVR usage with a 1.7 - followed by USA's The Sinner (0.8), MTV's Teen Mom 2 (0.7) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County (0.6).

Game of Thrones had the highest viewership gains with 3.760 million viewers - followed by The Sinner (2.345), USA's Suits (1.378) and USA's Shooter (1.335).


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Rating for July 31-August 6, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
Game of Thrones
HBO
4.6
6.3
+37%
1.7
2
The Sinner (Premiere)
USA
0.4
1.2
+200%
0.8
3
Teen Mom 2
MTV
0.9
1.6
+78%
0.7
4
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
0.6
1.2
+100%
0.6
5
Claws
TNT
0.5
1.1
+120%
0.6
6
Ballers
HBO
1.1
1.6
+45%
0.5
7
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
0.6
1.1
+83%
0.5
8
Below Deck Mediterranean
Bravo
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
9
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
10
Snowfall
FX
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
11
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
VH1
1.1
1.5
+36%
0.4
12
Power
Starz
0.8
1.2
+50%
0.4
13
Preacher
AMC
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
14
Ink Master
Spike
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
15
The Strain
FX
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
16
Animal Kingdom
TNT
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
17
Suits
USA
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
18
Alone
History
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
19
Shooter
USA
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
20
Queen of the South
USA
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
21
Younger
TV Land
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
22
Basketball Wives
VH1
1.0
1.3
+30%
0.3
23
Life of Kylie - 9PM (Premiere)
E!
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
24
Life of Kylie - 9:30PM
E!
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
25
Food Network Star
Food
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
26
Forged in Fire
History
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
27
The Challenge: Dirty 30
MTV
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
28
Queen Sugar
OWN
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3
29
90 Day Fiancé
TLC
0.5
0.8
+60%
0.3

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Rating for July 31-August 6, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
The Sinner (Premiere)
USA
0.4
1.2
+200%
0.8
2
Younger
TV Land
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
3
Turn: Washington’s Spies
AMC
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
4
The Mist
Spike
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
Kendra on Top - 9PM
WE tv
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
8
Ray Donovan (Premiere)
Showtime
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
9
Adam Ruins Everything
TruTV
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
10
Alone
History
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
11
Shooter
USA
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
12
Queen of the South
USA
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
13
Snowfall
FX
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
14
Claws
TNT
0.5
1.1
+120%
0.6
15
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
0.6
1.2
+100%
0.6
16
Below Deck Mediterranean
Bravo
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
17
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
18
The Strain
FX
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
19
Animal Kingdom
TNT
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
20
Suits
USA
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
21
Being Mary Jane
BET
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
22
Million Dollar Listing New York
Bravo
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
23
The Fosters
Freeform
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
24
American Ripper
History
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
25
Little Women LA: Couples Retreat
Lifetime
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Viewership for July 31-August 6, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
Game of Thrones
HBO
10.180
13.940
+37%
3.760
2
The Sinner (Premiere)
USA
1.634
3.979
+144%
2.345
3
Suits
USA
1.408
2.786
+98%
1.378
4
Shooter
USA
1.155
2.490
+116%
1.335
5
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
1.615
2.945
+82%
1.330
6
Animal Kingdom
TNT
1.209
2.519
+108%
1.310
7
Claws
TNT
1.340
2.624
+96%
1.284
8
Preacher
AMC
1.248
2.432
+95%
1.184
9
Teen Mom 2
MTV
1.578
2.727
+73%
1.149
10
Queen of the South
USA
1.016
2.150
+112%
1.134
11
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
1.639
2.763
+69%
1.124
12
Alone
History
1.460
2.523
+73%
1.063
13
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
1.939
2.966
+53%
1.027
14
Below Deck Mediterranean
Bravo
1.394
2.402
+72%
1.008
15
Chesapeake Shores (Premiere)
Hallmark
1.871
2.850
+52%
0.979
16
Snowfall
FX
1.011
1.985
+96%
0.974
17
The Strain
FX
1.170
2.137
+83%
0.967
18
Nashville
CMT
0.745
1.708
+129%
0.963
19
Ray Donovan (Premiere)
Showtime
1.126
2.087
+85%
0.961
20
Ballers
HBO
2.283
3.242
+42%
0.959
21
Queen Sugar
OWN
1.595
2.525
+58%
0.930
22
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
1.017
1.921
+89%
0.904
23
Ink Master
Spike
1.085
1.930
+78%
0.845
24
Food Network Star
Food
1.855
2.696
+45%
0.841
25
Power
Starz
1.689
2.517
+49%
0.828

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Viewership for July 31-August 6, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
Broadchurch
BBCA
0.287
0.765
+167%
0.478
2
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (Premiere)
CMT
0.267
0.655
+145%
0.388
3
The Sinner (Premiere)
USA
1.634
3.979
+144%
2.345
4
The Mist
Spike
0.401
0.931
+132%
0.530
5
Orphan Black
BBCA
0.306
0.708
+131%
0.402
6
Adam Ruins Everything
TruTV
0.386
0.887
+130%
0.501
7
Nashville
CMT
0.745
1.708
+129%
0.963
8
Shooter
USA
1.155
2.490
+116%
1.335
9
Queen of the South
USA
1.016
2.150
+112%
1.134
10
Face Off
Syfy
0.621
1.305
+110%
0.684
11
Animal Kingdom
TNT
1.209
2.519
+108%
1.310
12
Dark Matter
Syfy
0.640
1.324
+107%
0.684
13
The Fosters
Freeform
0.658
1.327
+102%
0.669
14
The Bold Type
Freeform
0.353
0.699
+98%
0.346
15
Suits
USA
1.408
2.786
+98%
1.378
16
Younger
TV Land
0.738
1.455
+97%
0.717
17
Turn: Washington’s Spies
AMC
0.643
1.266
+97%
0.623
18
Snowfall
FX
1.011
1.985
+96%
0.974
19
Claws
TNT
1.340
2.624
+96%
1.284
20
Preacher
AMC
1.248
2.432
+95%
1.184
21
Kendra on Top - 9PM
WE tv
0.333
0.646
+94%
0.313
22
Kendra on Top - 9:30PM
WE tv
0.354
0.676
+91%
0.322
23
Stitchers
Freeform
0.401
0.761
+90%
0.360
24
The Vanilla Ice Project
DIY
0.194
0.368
+90%
0.174
25
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
1.017
1.921
+89%
0.904


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.