Cable Live +3 ratings, April 4-10: ‘People v. O.J. Simpson’ finale rises the most

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The finale of “The People v. O.J. Simpson” on FX had the biggest three-day ratings gain on cable for the week of April 4-10. The show doubled its 18-49 rating from 1.3 to 2.6 and added 2.91 million viewers (3.27 million to 6.18 million).

Its 18-49 gain was 0.2 better than the season premiere of “Fear the Walking Dead,” which grew by 1.1 points (3.1 to 4.2) in Live +3. The top program in Live +3, as it was in the same-day ratings, was TBS’ telecast of the NCAA men’s basketball championship.

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 adults 18-49 for April 4-10, 2016

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating
1 NCAA MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP – VILLANOVA/UNC TBSC 4.6
2 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD – P AMC 4.2
3 THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON – F FX 2.6
4 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA – P VH1 1.9
5 BETTER CALL SAUL AMC 1.8
5t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (8 p.m.) USA 1.8
7 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (9 p.m.) USA 1.7
7t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (10 p.m.) USA 1.7
9 TEEN MOM II MTV 1.6
10 NBA BASKETBALL – SPURS/WARRIORS TNT 1.5
11 60 DAYS IN AEN 1.4
11t BLACK INK CREW – P VH1 1.4
13 TALKING DEAD: FEAR – P AMC 1.3
13t VIKINGS HIST 1.3
15 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEV HILLS BRVO 1.2
16 NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 1.1
16t DEADLIEST CATCH DISC 1.1
16t NCAA MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP SIMULCAST TNT 1.1
16t CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 1.1
20 NBA REGULAR SEASON – WARRIORS/SPURS NBAT 1.0
20t INK MASTER SPK 1.0
22 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC BRVO 0.9
22t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 0.9
22t VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 0.9
22t SHAHS OF SUNSET – P BRVO 0.9
22t ARCHER FX 0.9
22t CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 0.9
22t 2016 MTV MOVIE AWARDS – S MTV 0.9
22t LIP SYNC BATTLE SPK 0.9

 

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 viewers for April 4-10, 2016

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s)
1 NCAA MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP – VILLANOVA/UNC TBSC 14053
2 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD – P AMC 8826
3 THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON – F FX 6177
4 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (8 p.m.) USA 4683
5 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (9 p.m.) USA 4624
6 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (10 p.m.) USA 4320
7 BETTER CALL SAUL AMC 4161
8 VIKINGS HIST 3948
9 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA – P VH1 3567
10 NBA BASKETBALL – SPURS/WARRIORS TNT 3483
11 THE KELLY FILE (Tues.) FXNC 3340
12 THE O’REILLY FACTOR (Tues.) FXNC 3199
13 NCAA MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP SIMULCAST TNT 3142
14 NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 3097
14t DEADLIEST CATCH DISC 3097
16 WHEN CALLS THE HEART HALL 3033
17 THE O’REILLY FACTOR (Mon.) FXNC 3015
18 NCAA WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP – SYRACUSE/UCONN ESPN 2987
19 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEV HILLS BRVO 2856
20 THE O’REILLY FACTOR (Weds.) FXNC 2809
21 60 DAYS IN AEN 2806
22 TALKING DEAD: FEAR – P AMC 2805
23 TEEN MOM II MTV 2780
24 THE O’REILLY FACTOR (Thurs.) FXNC 2746
25 WWE SMACKDOWN USA 2673

 

Adults 18-49 total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+3 Increase % Increase
1 THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON – F FX 1.3 2.6 1.3 100%
2 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD – P AMC 3.1 4.2 1.1 35%
3 BETTER CALL SAUL AMC 0.8 1.8 1.0 125%
4 TEEN MOM II MTV 0.9 1.6 0.7 78%
5 60 DAYS IN AEN 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%
5t VIKINGS HIST 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
5t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEV HILLS BRVO 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
5t CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
9 ARCHER FX 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
9t LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA – P VH1 1.5 1.9 0.4 27%
9t INK MASTER SPK 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
9t VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
9t CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
9t LIP SYNC BATTLE SPK 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
9t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC – P BRVO 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
9t TOSH.O CMDY 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
9t IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
9t UNDERGROUND WGNA 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
9t NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 0.8 1.1 0.3 38%
20 DEADLIEST CATCH DISC 0.8 1.1 0.3 38%
20t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC BRVO 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
20t DANCE MOMS LIF 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
20t SWAMP PEOPLE HIST 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
20t VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
20t BROAD CITY CMDY 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
20t TOTAL DIVAS ENT 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
20t SHADOWHUNTERS FRFM 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
20t THE AMERICANS FX 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
20t PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS LIF 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
20t AWKWARD MTV 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
20t FACE OFF SYFY 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
20t OUTSIDERS WGNA 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%

 

Viewers total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+3 (000s) Increase (000s) % Increase
1 THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON – F FX 3268 6177 2909 89%
2 BETTER CALL SAUL AMC 1930 4161 2231 116%
3 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD – P AMC 6674 8826 2152 32%
4 VIKINGS HIST 2254 3948 1694 75%
5 TEEN MOM II MTV 1559 2780 1221 78%
6 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEV HILLS BRVO 1759 2856 1097 62%
7 60 DAYS IN AEN 1719 2806 1087 63%
8 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 1418 2448 1030 73%
9 THE AMERICANS FX 1037 1968 931 90%
10 DEADLIEST CATCH DISC 2270 3097 827 36%
11 INK MASTER SPK 1115 1903 788 71%
12 BILLIONS – F SHO1 1013 1797 784 77%
13 UNDERGROUND WGNA 978 1753 775 79%
14 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC – P BRVO 1245 2014 769 62%
15 ARCHER FX 754 1520 766 102%
16 LIP SYNC BATTLE SPK 1096 1851 755 69%
17 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 789 1543 754 96%
18 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA – P VH1 2847 3567 720 25%
19 NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 2400 3097 697 29%
20 PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS LIF 1342 2037 695 52%
21 OUTLANDER – P STZP 1457 2115 658 45%
22 VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 1183 1813 630 53%
22t FACE OFF SYFY 817 1447 630 77%
24 DANCE MOMS LIF 1423 2049 626 44%
25 SWAMP PEOPLE HIST 1822 2441 619 34%

Source: The Nielsen Company

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