Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Sunday Cable Ratings - 'Game of Thrones,' 'MTV Video Music Awards,' 'Rick and Morty,' '90 Day Fiancé' and More!

On August 27, 2017, HBO's Game of Thrones was the highest rated show on cable with a 5.70 - followed by Adult Swim's Rick and Morty (1.37), HBO's Ballers (1.37) and MTV's 2017 MTV Video Music Awards (1.36).

Game of Thrones was the most viewed program with 12.072 million viewers - followed by Ballers (2.852), 2017 MTV Video Music Awards (2.661) and Rick and Morty (2.472).


                                                   The Cable Ratings for Sunday, August 27

Show
Network
Time
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
1
Game of Thrones
HBO
9:05 PM
5.70
12.072
2
Rick and Morty
Adult Swim
11:30 PM
1.37
2.472
3
Ballers
HBO
10:26 PM
1.37
2.852
4
2017 MTV VMA Pre-Show
MTV
8:00 PM
1.36
2.661
5
Insecure
HBO
10:57 PM
0.66
1.331
6
90 Day Fiancé
TLC
8:00 PM
0.66
2.116
7
2017 MTV VMA Pre-Show
MTV
7:00 PM
0.60
1.145
8
90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days
TLC
9:02 PM
0.56
1.742
9
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
VH1
7:00 PM
0.53
1.018
10
Tim and Eric Awesome Show
Adult Swim
12:00 AM
0.42
0.858
11
Shahs of Sunset
Bravo
8:00 PM
0.41
1.174
12
Drew Peterson: An American Murder Mystery
ID
9:00 PM
0.39
1.438
13
2017 MTV Video Music Awards
VH1
8:00 PM
0.36
0.712
14
Premier League Soccer
NBC Sports
10:54 AM
0.35
0.694
15
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:00 PM
0.34
1.559
16
Island Hunters
HGTV
10:30 PM
0.34
1.521
17
Island Hunters
HGTV
10:00 PM
0.34
1.572
18
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
HGTV
8:30 PM
0.33
1.717
19
Life of Kylie
E!
9:00 PM
0.32
0.666
20
Caribbean Life
HGTV
9:30 PM
0.32
1.798
21
The Last Ship
TNT
9:00 PM
0.31
1.645
22
The Strain
FX
10:00 PM
0.31
0.889
23
American Monster
ID
8:00 PM
0.31
1.178
24
The Great Food Truck Race
Food
9:00 PM
0.30
1.065
25
Guy’s Grocery Games
Food
8:00 PM
0.30
1.099
26
Caribbean Life
HGTV
9:00 PM
0.30
1.668
27
Little League World Series
ESPN
10:00 AM
0.24
0.767
28
MLB Baseball
ESPN
8:00 PM
0.24
0.914
29
The Powerpuff Girls
Cartoon
5:30 PM
0.24
0.878
30
Survivor’s Remorse
Starz
10:01 PM
0.23
0.571
31
Ray Donovan
Showtime
9:01 PM
0.23
1.066
32
Chesapeake Shores
Hallmark
9:00 PM
0.22
1.697
33
Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks
NatGeo
10:00 PM
0.21
0.841
34
The Spouse House
TLC
10:04 PM
0.20
0.758
35
2017 MTV Video Music Awards
BET
8:00 PM
0.20
0.466
36
2017 MTV Video Music Awards
Comedy
8:00 PM
0.18
0.415
37
2017 MTV Video Music Awards
Spike
8:00 PM
0.18
0.428
38
Unwritten Obsession
Lifetime
8:00 PM
0.17
0.741
39
WAGS: Miami
E!
10:00 PM
0.15
0.333
40
Major League Soccer
FS1
9:23 PM
0.14
0.326
41
2017 MTV Video Music Awards
TV Land
8:00 PM
0.14
0.385
42
2017 MTV Video Music Awards
MTV2
8:00 PM
0.13
0.294
43
Garage Sale Mystery: A Cast of Murder
HMM
9:00 PM
0.13
1.646
44
High School Football
ESPN
1:30 PM
0.13
0.340
45
F1 Racing
NBC Sports
7:27 AM
0.12
0.447
46
Talking with Chris Hardwick
AMC
11:00 PM
0.11
0.315
47
Barnwood Builders
DIY
9:00 PM
0.10
0.654
48
MLB Baseball
TBS
1:00 PM
0.09
0.323
49
Twin Peaks
Showtime
8:00 PM
0.08
0.267
50
2017 MTV Video Music Awards
CMT
8:00 PM
0.07
0.189
51
Episodes
Showtime
10:00 PM
0.04
0.239
52
Dice
Showtime
10:30 PM
0.03
0.135
53
2017 MTV Video Music Awards
Logo
8:00 PM
0.02
0.066

No rating information was made immediately available for BBC America's Top Gear America; Epix's Get Shorty; NatGeoWild's Snake City; PBS' Endeavour; Pop's Big Brother After Dark; Reelz's Diana's Death: The Search for the Truth; and Travel's Food Paradise, Caribbean Pirate Treasure & Xtreme Waterparks.


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.