Cable weekly Top 25, April 4-10: NCAA championship tops ‘Fear the Walking Dead’

villanova vs north carolina april 4 2016

The championship game of the 2016 NCAA men’s basketball tournament scored the top cable ratings for the week of April 4-10, and it wasn’t close.

TBS’ telecast of Villanova’s last-second win over North Carolina drew a 4.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 13.85 million viewers to lead both meausres by good margins. The season premiere of “Fear the Walking Dead” (3.1) was second in 18-49 and third in viewers behind the NCAA game and its final pre-game segment.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for April 4-10, 2016

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP – VILLANOVA/UNC TBSC 4/4/2016 9:20 PM 4.5 5734
2 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD – P AMC 4/10/2016 9:00 PM 3.1 3901
3 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP PREGAME TBSC 4/4/2016 9:10 PM 2.9 3619
4 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP POSTGAME TBSC 4/4/2016 11:36 PM 1.9 2376
5 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 4/4/2016 8:00 PM 1.6 2030
5t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 4/4/2016 9:00 PM 1.6 1979
7 NBA BASKETBALL – SPURS/WARRIORS TNT 4/7/2016 10:43 PM 1.5 1905
7t LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA – P VH1 4/4/2016 8:00 PM 1.5 1890
7t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 4/4/2016 10:00 PM 1.5 1872
10 THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON – F FX 4/5/2016 10:00 PM 1.3 1703
11 BLACK INK CREW VH1 4/4/2016 9:00 PM 1.2 1537
12 FAMILY GUY ADSM 4/6/2016 11:30 PM 1.1 1434
12t FAMILY GUY ADSM 4/10/2016 10:30 PM 1.1 1425
12t FAMILY GUY ADSM 4/6/2016 11:00 PM 1.1 1407
12t NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP SIMULCAST TNT 4/4/2016 9:20 PM 1.1 1357
12t TALKING DEAD: FEAR AMC 4/10/2016 10:01 PM 1.1 1333
17 NBA REGULAR SEASON – WARRIORS/SPURS NBAT 4/10/2016 7:00 PM 1.0 1321
17t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 4/10/2016 9:30 PM 1.0 1265
17t FAMILY GUY ADSM 4/5/2016 11:00 PM 1.0 1260
17t FAMILY GUY ADSM 4/10/2016 10:00 PM 1.0 1259
17t FAMILY GUY ADSM 4/5/2016 11:30 PM 1.0 1256
17t FAMILY GUY ADSM 4/4/2016 11:00 PM 1.0 1251
17t FAMILY GUY ADSM 4/7/2016 11:00 PM 1.0 1243
17t AMERICAN DAD ADSM 4/6/2016 10:30 PM 1.0 1221
25 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 4/10/2016 10:00 PM 0.9 1203
25t FAMILY GUY ADSM 4/7/2016 11:30 PM 0.9 1178
25t NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP PREGAME TBSC 4/4/2016 8:02 PM 0.9 1171
25t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 4/10/2016 8:30 PM 0.9 1140
25t RICK & MORTY ADSM 4/10/2016 11:00 PM 0.9 1135
25t AMERICAN DAD ADSM 4/7/2016 10:30 PM 0.9 1119
25t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 4/10/2016 9:00 PM 0.9 1117
25t TEEN MOM II MTV 4/4/2016 10:00 PM 0.9 1117
25t FAMILY GUY ADSM 4/9/2016 11:30 PM 0.9 1101

 

Top 25 cable series in viewers for April 4-10, 2016

Rank Show Net Day Time Viewers (000s)
1 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP – VILLANOVA/UNC TBSC 4/4/2016 9:20 PM 13853
2 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP PREGAME TBSC 4/4/2016 9:10 PM 9666
3 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD – P AMC 4/10/2016 9:00 PM 6674
4 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP POSTGAME TBSC 4/4/2016 11:36 PM 4967
5 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 4/4/2016 8:00 PM 4287
6 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 4/4/2016 9:00 PM 4178
7 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 4/4/2016 10:00 PM 3816
8 NBA BASKETBALL – SPURS/WARRIORS TNT 4/7/2016 10:43 PM 3437
9 THE KELLY FILE FOXNC 4/5/2016 9:00 PM 3335
10 THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON – F FX 4/5/2016 10:00 PM 3268
11 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 4/5/2016 8:00 PM 3175
12 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP SIMULCAST TNT 4/4/2016 9:20 PM 3127
13 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP PREGAME TBSC 4/4/2016 8:02 PM 3072
14 MASTERS GOLF TOURNAMENT ESPN 4/8/2016 3:00 PM 3060
15 NCAA WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP – SYRACUSE/UCONN ESPN 4/5/2016 8:41 PM 2972
16 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 4/4/2016 8:00 PM 2957
17 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA – P VH1 4/4/2016 8:00 PM 2847
18 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 4/6/2016 8:00 PM 2779
19 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 4/7/2016 8:00 PM 2711
20 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 4/10/2016 9:30 PM 2665
21 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 4/10/2016 10:00 PM 2565
22 NBA REGULAR SEASON – WARRIORS/SPURS NBAT 4/10/2016 7:00 PM 2561
23 HANNITY FOXNC 4/5/2016 10:00 PM 2547
24 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 4/10/2016 9:00 PM 2539
25 WHEN CALLS THE HEART HALL 4/10/2016 9:00 PM 2530

All ratings are live + same-day. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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