Sunday Cable Ratings: ‘Video Music Awards’ Tops Night + ‘True Blood’, ‘The Strain’, ‘The Last Ship’ & More

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2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Show

The 2014 Video Music Awards was Sunday’s top cable program with a 4.2 adults 18-49 rating. The series finale of True Blood took second with a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating, up from last week’s 1.8 adults 18-49 rating.  Your predictions were too optimistic.

Below are the top 100 cable shows for adults 25-54 for the whole day.

The list below is long but you can use your browsers “find on page” feature (usually CTRL+F or CMD+F) to search for specific shows.

Selected Sunday Cable Ratings for August 17, 2014:

Show Net Time Viewership (000s, Live+SD) Adults 18-49 rating (Live+SD)
2014 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS MTV 9:00 PM 8.257 4.2
TRUE BLOOD HBOM 9:03 PM 4.036 2.1
2014 VMA PRESHOW MTV 8:00 PM 3.778 1.9
BREAK HBOM 10:06 PM 2.819 1.4
BREAK HBOM 8:59 PM 2.724 1.3
2014 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS MTV 11:14 PM 2.420 1.2
STRAIN FX 10:00 PM 2.434 1.1
LAST SHIP, THE TNT 9:00 PM 4.375 1.0
LEFTOVERS, THE HBOM 10:11 PM 1.851 0.9
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 7:00 PM 2.195 0.8
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 5:00 PM 1.455 0.8
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 6:30 PM 1.580 0.8
FAMILY GUY ADSM 11:00 PM 1.787 0.8
MOUNTAIN MEN HIST 9:00 PM 3.120 0.8
REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRVO 8:00 PM 1.839 0.8
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 7:00 PM 1.548 0.8
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 5:30 PM 1.461 0.8
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 6:00 PM 1.525 0.8
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 8:30 PM 1.404 0.7
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 7:30 PM 1.485 0.7
NAKED AND AFRAID: BARES DISC 10:00 PM 1.857 0.7
FALLING SKIES TNT 10:01 PM 2.558 0.7
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 8:00 PM 1.409 0.7
TEEN WOLF SSN 4 MTV 7:00 PM 1.438 0.7
ROBOT CHICKEN ADSM 11:30 PM 1.473 0.7
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 9:00 PM 1.293 0.7
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 9:30 PM 1.250 0.7
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 11:00 PM 1.141 0.7
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 10:00 PM 1.212 0.6
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 4:30 PM 1.265 0.6
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 1:30 PM 1.266 0.6
2014 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS VH1 9:00 PM 1.305 0.6
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 10:30 PM 1.162 0.6
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 11:30 PM 1.090 0.6
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 12:00 AM 0.985 0.6
FAMILY GUY ADSM 10:30 PM 1.474 0.6
BREAK HBOM 11:06 PM 1.115 0.6
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 2:30 PM 1.030 0.5
TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES TNT 6:00 PM 1.333 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 3:00 PM 1.064 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 4:00 PM 1.118 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 3:30 PM 1.090 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 11:30 AM 1.022 0.5
TBS PRIME MOVIE TBSC 8:00 PM 1.453 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 1:00 PM 1.106 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 11:00 AM 0.985 0.5
NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 9:00 PM 1.264 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 12:30 AM 0.828 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 2:00 PM 1.026 0.5
RACHAEL VS. GUY KIDS 2 FOOD 8:00 PM 1.715 0.5
TBS PRIME MOVIE TBSC 10:00 PM 1.225 0.5
JEFF DUNHAM: SPARK OF INS CMDY 9:03 PM 1.491 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 2:00 AM 0.804 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 12:00 PM 1.054 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICK 10:30 AM 1.949 0.5
FLIPPING THE BLOCK HGTV 9:00 PM 1.739 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 10:30 AM 0.938 0.5
SUNDAY BEST 7 BET 8:00 PM 1.570 0.5
RAY DONOVAN S2 SHO1 9:03 PM 1.354 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 12:30 PM 1.051 0.5
WITCHES OF EAST END LIF 9:00 PM 1.017 0.5
ICE ROAD TRUCKERS HIST 10:03 PM 1.867 0.5
SUNDAY MOVIE FAM 2:00 PM 1.150 0.5
SIMPSONS MARA FXX 2:30 AM 0.757 0.4
GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE 5 FOOD 9:00 PM 1.384 0.4
JEFF DUNHAM: ARGUING CMDY 8:00 PM 1.144 0.4
JEFF DUNHAM: CONTROL CHAO CMDY 10:37 PM 1.261 0.4
FIXER UPPER HGTV 5:00 PM 1.641 0.4
MOUNTAIN MEN HIST 8:00 PM 1.626 0.4
COUNTING CARS HIST 7:30 PM 1.165 0.4
BEYONCE: X10 HBOM 8:55 PM 0.827 0.4
DONT BE TARDY BRVO 9:00 PM 1.008 0.4
TBS PRIME MOVIE TBSC 6:00 PM 1.065 0.4
NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 8:00 PM 1.240 0.4
FIXER UPPER HGTV 4:00 PM 1.423 0.4
FIXER UPPER HGTV 6:00 PM 1.525 0.4
NCIS USA 7:00 PM 2.137 0.4
COUNTING CARS HIST 7:00 PM 1.035 0.4
LONG ISLAND MEDIUM TLC 9:30 PM 1.542 0.4
LONG ISLAND MEDIUM TLC 9:00 PM 1.479 0.4
CUTTHROAT KITCHEN FOOD 10:00 PM 1.225 0.4
NCIS USA 10:00 PM 1.784 0.4
AMERICAN RESTORATION HIST 1:00 PM 1.215 0.4
NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 11:00 PM 0.844 0.4
FIXER UPPER HGTV 2:00 PM 1.425 0.4
NCIS USA 8:00 PM 2.260 0.3
PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HGTV 11:00 AM 1.112 0.3
DATELINE ON ID ID 12:00 AM 1.111 0.3
BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HGTV 8:30 PM 1.620 0.3
VACATION HOUSE FOR FREE HGTV 10:00 PM 1.565 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HGTV 11:30 PM 1.276 0.3
NCIS USA 5:00 PM 1.460 0.3
FIXER UPPER HGTV 7:00 PM 1.298 0.3
NCIS USA 9:00 PM 1.850 0.3
AMERICAN RESTORATION HIST 1:30 PM 1.178 0.3
DATELINE ON ID ID 11:00 PM 1.022 0.3
LAST SHIP, THE TNT 11:02 PM 1.248 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 11:00 PM 1.332 0.3
BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HGTV 8:00 PM 1.446 0.3
AMERICAN RESTORATION HIST 12:30 PM 1.012 0.3

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