Thursday, September 7, 2017

Cable Live+7 Ratings - 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Sinner' Continue to Lead in Rating and Viewer Growth

For the week of August 21-27, 2017, HBO's Game of Thrones posted the highest gains on cable after 7 days of DVR usage with a 1.4 - followed by USA's The Sinner (0.9), MTV's Teen Mom 2 (0.8) and Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County (0.7).

Game of Thrones had the highest viewership gains with 3.352 million viewers - followed by The Sinner (2.577), USA's Suits (1.518) and TNT's The Last Ship (1.481).


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Rating for August 21-27, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
Game of Thrones (Finale)
HBO
5.7
7.1
+25%
1.4
2
The Sinner
USA
0.5
1.4
+180%
0.9
3
Teen Mom 2
MTV
0.8
1.6
+100%
0.8
4
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
0.5
1.2
+140%
0.7
5
Ballers
HBO
1.4
1.9
+36%
0.5
6
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
7
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
8
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood - Sunday
VH1
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
9
Snowfall
FX
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
10
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood - Monday
VH1
1.1
1.5
+36%
0.4
11
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
A&E
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
12
The Challenge: Dirty 30
MTV
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
13
Ink Master
Spike
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
14
Project Runway
Lifetime
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
15
Animal Kingdom
TNT
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
16
Suits
USA
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
17
Queen of the South
USA
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
18
Preacher
AMC
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
19
Being Mary Jane
BET
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
20
The Strain
FX
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
21
The Last Ship
TNT
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
22
Shooter
USA
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
23
The Fosters
Freeform
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
24
Ray Donovan
Showtime
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
25
Younger
TV Land
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Rating for August 21-27, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
The Fosters
Freeform
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
2
Ray Donovan
Showtime
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
3
Younger
TV Land
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
4
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce
Bravo
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
5
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
CMT
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
6
The Bold Type
Freeform
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
7
The Mist (Finale)
Spike
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
8
I’m Sorry
TruTV
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
9
The Sinner
USA
0.5
1.4
+180%
0.9
10
Hard Knocks: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
HBO
0.2
0.5
+150%
0.3
11
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
0.5
1.2
+140%
0.7
12
Preacher
AMC
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
13
Being Mary Jane
BET
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
14
The Strain
FX
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
15
The Last Ship
TNT
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
16
Shooter
USA
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
17
Snowfall
FX
0.4
0.9
+125%
0.5
18
Teen Mom 2
MTV
0.8
1.6
+100%
0.8
19
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
20
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
21
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood - Sunday
VH1
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
22
Project Runway
Lifetime
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
23
Animal Kingdom
TNT
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
24
Suits
USA
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
25
Queen of the South
USA
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Viewership for August 21-27, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
Game of Thrones (Finale)
HBO
12.090
15.442
+28%
3.352
2
The Sinner
USA
1.760
4.337
+146%
2.577
3
Suits
USA
1.351
2.869
+112%
1.518
4
The Last Ship
TNT
1.645
3.126
+90%
1.481
5
Animal Kingdom
TNT
1.216
2.536
+109%
1.320
6
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Bravo
1.614
2.903
+80%
1.289
7
Shooter
USA
1.198
2.422
+102%
1.224
8
Teen Mom 2
MTV
1.362
2.585
+90%
1.223
9
Ray Donovan
Showtime
1.067
2.258
+112%
1.191
10
Project Runway
Lifetime
1.573
2.761
+76%
1.188
11
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
A&E
1.403
2.531
+80%
1.128
12
Queen of the South
USA
1.241
2.360
+90%
1.119
13
Preacher
AMC
1.032
2.111
+105%
1.079
14
Ballers
HBO
2.855
3.925
+37%
1.070
15
Snowfall
FX
0.848
1.881
+122%
1.033
16
Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
1.938
2.955
+52%
1.017
17
The Strain
FX
0.890
1.906
+114%
1.016
18
The Real Housewives of New York City
Bravo
1.392
2.380
+71%
0.988
19
The Haves and the Have Nots
OWN
2.519
3.446
+37%
0.927
20
Manhunt: Unabomber
Discovery
0.928
1.832
+97%
0.904
21
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.958
1.856
+94%
0.898
22
Ink Master
Spike
0.969
1.833
+89%
0.864
23
Greenleaf
OWN
1.463
2.314
+58%
0.851
24
Chesapeake Shores
Hallmark
1.697
2.542
+50%
0.845
25
Deadliest Catch
Discovery
1.719
2.527
+47%
0.808

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Viewership for August 21-27, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
The Bold Type
Freeform
0.281
0.723
+157%
0.442
2
The Sinner
USA
1.760
4.337
+146%
2.577
3
The Mist (Finale)
Spike
0.405
0.971
+140%
0.566
4
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
CMT
0.273
0.641
+135%
0.368
5
The Fosters
Freeform
0.588
1.326
+126%
0.738
6
Snowfall
FX
0.848
1.881
+122%
1.033
7
The Strain
FX
0.890
1.906
+114%
1.016
8
Suits
USA
1.351
2.869
+112%
1.518
9
Ray Donovan
Showtime
1.067
2.258
+112%
1.191
10
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce
Bravo
0.363
0.762
+110%
0.399
11
Animal Kingdom
TNT
1.216
2.536
+109%
1.320
12
Halt and Catch Fire
AMC
0.270
0.563
+109%
0.293
13
People of Earth
TBS
0.615
1.275
+107%
0.660
14
Preacher
AMC
1.032
2.111
+105%
1.079
15
Siesta Key
MTV
0.438
0.889
+103%
0.451
16
Adam Ruins Everything
TruTV
0.393
0.797
+103%
0.404
17
Shooter
USA
1.198
2.422
+102%
1.224
18
Manhunt: Unabomber
Discovery
0.928
1.832
+97%
0.904
19
Younger
TV Land
0.760
1.486
+96%
0.726
20
Dark Matter
Syfy
0.686
1.339
+95%
0.653
21
Impractical Jokers
TruTV
0.958
1.856
+94%
0.898
22
Wynonna Earp
Syfy
0.439
0.843
+92%
0.404
23
Hard Knocks: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
HBO
0.482
0.922
+91%
0.440


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.