Thursday, December 21, 2017

Cable Live+7 Ratings - 'The Walking Dead' Continues to Dominate in Growth; 'Top Chef' Premiere Has Big Increase

For the week of December 4-10, 2017, AMC's The Walking Dead posted the highest gains on cable after 7 days of DVR usage with a 2.0 - followed by MTV's Teen Mom (0.7), Comedy Central's South Park (0.6) and Showtime's Shameless (0.6).

The Walking Dead had the highest viewership gains with 4.231 million viewers - followed by TNT's Major Crimes (2.068), History's Vikings (1.511) and History's Knightfall (1.445).


The Cable Live+7 Gains by Rating for December 4-10, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
The Walking Dead
AMC
3.4
5.4
+59%
2.0
2
Teen Mom
MTV
0.7
1.4
+100%
0.7
3
South Park (Finale)
Comedy
0.5
1.1
+120%
0.6
4
Shameless
Showtime
0.5
1.1
+120%
0.6
5
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bravo
1.0
1.5
+50%
0.5
6
Gold Rush
Discovery
0.8
1.3
+63%
0.5
7
Vikings
History
0.6
1.1
+83%
0.5
8
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Bravo
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
9
Fixer Upper
HGTV
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
10
Psych: The Movie
USA
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
11
Top Chef (Premiere)
Bravo
0.3
0.8
+167%
0.5
12
Talking Dead
AMC
1.4
1.8
+29%
0.4
13
Love & Hip Hop
VH1
0.9
1.3
+44%
0.4
14
The Curse of Oak Island
History
0.8
1.2
+50%
0.4
15
Black Ink Crew (Premiere)
VH1
0.8
1.2
+50%
0.4
16
Vanderpump Rules (Premiere)
Bravo
0.6
1.0
+67%
0.4
17
Below Deck
Bravo
0.6
1.0
+67%
0.4
18
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
E!
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
19
Chrisley Knows Best
USA
0.5
0.9
+80%
0.4
20
Floribama Shore
MTV
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
21
The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars
MTV
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
22
Knightfall (Premiere)
History
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
23
Major Crimes
TNT
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
24
Street Outlaws
Discovery
0.7
1.0
+43%
0.3
25
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
VH1
0.6
0.9
+50%
0.3
26
Holiday Baking Championship
Food
0.4
0.7
+75%
0.3
27
Are You the One?
MTV
0.4
0.7
+75%
0.3
28
Happy! (Premiere)
Syfy
0.4
0.7
+75%
0.3
29
Don’t Be Tardy
Bravo
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
30
Married to Medicine
Bravo
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Rating for December 4-10, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+7 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
Major Crimes
TNT
0.2
0.6
+200%
0.4
2
The Long Road Home
NatGeo
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
3
Van Helsing
Syfy
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
4
Teachers
TV Land
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
5
Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars
WE tv
0.1
0.3
+200%
0.2
6
Top Chef (Premiere)
Bravo
0.3
0.8
+167%
0.5
7
Knightfall (Premiere)
History
0.3
0.7
+133%
0.4
8
South Park (Finale)
Comedy
0.5
1.1
+120%
0.6
9
Shameless
Showtime
0.5
1.1
+120%
0.6
10
Teen Mom
MTV
0.7
1.4
+100%
0.7
11
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Bravo
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
12
Fixer Upper
HGTV
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
13
Psych: The Movie
USA
0.5
1.0
+100%
0.5
14
Floribama Shore
MTV
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
15
The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars
MTV
0.4
0.8
+100%
0.4
16
Don’t Be Tardy
Bravo
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
17
Married to Medicine
Bravo
0.3
0.6
+100%
0.3
18
Broad City (Finale)
Comedy
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
19
Total Divas
E!
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
20
Long Island Medium
TLC
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2
21
Mr. Robot
USA
0.2
0.4
+100%
0.2

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Viewership for December 4-10, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
The Walking Dead
AMC
7.895
12.126
+54%
4.231
2
Major Crimes
TNT
2.297
4.365
+90%
2.068
3
Vikings
History
2.298
3.809
+66%
1.511
4
Knightfall (Premiere)
History
1.774
3.219
+81%
1.445
5
Shameless
Showtime
1.517
2.916
+92%
1.399
6
Fixer Upper
HGTV
2.764
4.156
+50%
1.392
7
Gold Rush
Discovery
2.863
4.180
+46%
1.317
8
The Curse of Oak Island
History
3.160
4.358
+38%
1.198
9
Top Chef (Premiere)
Bravo
0.880
2.030
+131%
1.150
10
The Christmas Cottage
Hallmark
4.567
5.713
+25%
1.146
11
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Bravo
1.229
2.368
+93%
1.139
12
Teen Mom
MTV
1.223
2.347
+92%
1.124
13
Talking Dead
AMC
3.362
4.403
+31%
1.041
14
South Park (Finale)
Comedy
0.967
1.947
+101%
0.980
15
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bravo
2.643
3.615
+37%
0.972
16
Psych: The Movie
USA
1.263
2.221
+76%
0.958
17
Chrisley Knows Best
USA
1.427
2.380
+67%
0.953
18
Below Deck
Bravo
1.557
2.449
+57%
0.892
19
Vanderpump Rules (Premiere)
Bravo
1.394
2.257
+62%
0.863
20
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
E!
1.065
1.926
+81%
0.861
21
Sharing Christmas
Hallmark
3.688
4.541
+23%
0.853
22
Holiday Baking Championship
Food
1.508
2.325
+54%
0.817
23
The Long Road Home
NatGeo
0.593
1.393
+135%
0.800
24
Outlander (Finale)
Starz
1.427
2.173
+52%
0.746
25
Happy! (Premiere)
Syfy
1.100
1.836
+67%
0.736

The Cable Live+7 Gains by Percent Viewership for December 4-10, 2017 

Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+7 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
The Long Road Home
NatGeo
0.593
1.393
+135%
0.800
2
Top Chef (Premiere)
Bravo
0.880
2.030
+131%
1.150
3
Mr. Robot
USA
0.438
0.915
+109%
0.477
4
The Graham Norton Show
BBCA
0.199
0.415
+109%
0.216
5
Good Behavior
TNT
0.679
1.382
+104%
0.703
6
South Park (Finale)
Comedy
0.967
1.947
+101%
0.980
7
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Bravo
1.229
2.368
+93%
1.139
8
Shameless
Showtime
1.517
2.916
+92%
1.399
9
Teen Mom
MTV
1.223
2.347
+92%
1.124
10
Major Crimes
TNT
2.297
4.365
+90%
2.068
11
Floribama Shore
MTV
0.789
1.464
+86%
0.675
12
Broad City (Finale)
Comedy
0.401
0.741
+85%
0.340
13
Are You the One?
MTV
0.643
1.187
+85%
0.544
14
The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars
MTV
0.737
1.341
+82%
0.604
15
Knightfall (Premiere)
History
1.774
3.219
+81%
1.445
16
Don’t Be Tardy
Bravo
0.879
1.594
+81%
0.715
17
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency
BBCA
0.280
0.507
+81%
0.227
18
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
E!
1.065
1.926
+81%
0.861
19
Ink Master: Angels
Spike
0.383
0.678
+77%
0.295
20
Psych: The Movie
USA
1.263
2.221
+76%
0.958
21
Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia
Viceland
0.190
0.332
+75%
0.142
22
Z Nation
Syfy
0.572
0.980
+71%
0.408
23
Secret History of Comics
AMC
0.239
0.406
+70%
0.167
24
Happy! (Premiere)
Syfy
1.100
1.836
+67%
0.736
25
Chrisley Knows Best
USA
1.427
2.380
+67%
0.953


NOTE: For the 2017-18 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.6 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic 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.