Cable Live +3 ratings, May 9-15: ‘Game of Thrones’ posts biggest 3-day gain of season

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For the second straight week, “Game of Thrones” put up its best three-day ratings gain of the season. The May 15 episode gained 1.1 points in adults 18-49, rising from 3.9 to 5.0 (a season high in Live +3).

“Fear the Walking Dead” was the top gainer again, going from 1.9 to 3.1 and edging “Game of Thrones” for the top spot. The AMC show also had the biggest viewer gain, adding 2.3 million people.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for May 9-15, 2016

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating
1 GAME OF THRONES HBOM 5.0
2 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 3.1
3 NBA PLAYOFFS – BLAZERS/WARRIORS GM 5 TNT 2.6
3t NBA PLAYOFFS – WARRIORS/BLAZERS GM 4 TNT 2.6
5 NBA PLAYOFFS – SPURS/THUNDER GM 6 ESPN 2.1
6 NBA PLAYOFFS – THUNDER/SPURS GM 5 TNT 1.9
7 NBA PLAYOFFS – RAPTORS/HEAT GM 4 TNT 1.6
7t NBA PLAYOFFS – HEAT/RAPTORS GM 5 TNT 1.6
9 KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 1.5
10 60 DAYS IN AEN 1.4
10t NBA PLAYOFFS – RAPTORS/HEAT GM 6 ESPN 1.4
10t BLACK INK CREW VH1 1.4
13 SILICON VALLEY HBOM 1.3
13t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (9 p.m.) USA 1.3
15 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (8 p.m.) USA 1.2
15t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (10 p.m.) USA 1.2
17 STREET OUTLAWS DISC 1.1
17t ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 1.1
17t NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 1.1
17t DEADLIEST CATCH DISC 1.1
17t CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 1.1
22 BATES MOTEL AEN 0.9
22t INK MASTER SPK 0.9
24 TALKING DEAD: FEAR AMC 0.8
24t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 0.8
24t ARCHER FX 0.8
24t THE CHALLENGE: RIVALS III MTV 0.8
24t CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 0.8
24t NHL PLAYOFFS – CAPITALS/PENGUINS GM 6 NBCS 0.8
24t IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG OWN 0.8
24t LIP SYNC BATTLE SPK 0.8
24t WWE SMACKDOWN USA 0.8

 

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 viewers for May 9-15, 2016

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s)
1 GAME OF THRONES HBOM 10046
2 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 6784
3 NBA PLAYOFFS – BLAZERS/WARRIORS GM 5 TNT 6336
4 NBA PLAYOFFS – WARRIORS/BLAZERS GM 4 TNT 6238
5 NBA PLAYOFFS – SPURS/THUNDER GM 6 ESPN 5253
6 NBA PLAYOFFS – THUNDER/SPURS GM 5 TNT 4628
7 NBA PLAYOFFS – RAPTORS/HEAT GM 4 TNT 4016
8 NBA PLAYOFFS – HEAT/RAPTORS GM 5 TNT 4010
9 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 3954
10 NBA PLAYOFFS – RAPTORS/HEAT GM 6 ESPN 3748
11 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (9 p.m.) USA 3717
12 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (8 p.m.) USA 3644
13 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (10 p.m.) USA 3398
14 THE O’REILLY FACTOR (Tues.) FXNC 3066
15 THE O’REILLY FACTOR (Thurs.) FXNC 2970
15t DEADLIEST CATCH DISC 2920
17 THE O’REILLY FACTOR (Fri.) FXNC 2900
18 NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 2877
19 THE O’REILLY FACTOR (Weds.) FXNC 2844
20 KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 2826
21 60 DAYS IN AEN 2816
22 IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG OWN 2795
23 THE O’REILLY FACTOR (Mon.) FXNC 2762
24 THE KELLY FILE (Tues.) FXNC 2753
25 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 2731

 

Adults 18-49 total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+3 Increase % Increase
1 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 1.9 3.1 1.2 63%
2 GAME OF THRONES HBOM 3.9 5.0 1.1 28%
3 KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%
3t 60 DAYS IN AEN 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
5 DEADLIEST CATCH DISC 0.7 1.1 0.4 57%
5t CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 0.7 1.1 0.4 57%
5t BATES MOTEL AEN 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
5t INK MASTER SPK 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
5t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
5t ARCHER FX 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
5t THE CHALLENGE: RIVALS III MTV 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
5t CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
13 BLACK INK CREW VH1 1.1 1.4 0.3 27%
13t SILICON VALLEY HBOM 1.0 1.3 0.3 30%
13t STREET OUTLAWS DISC 0.8 1.1 0.3 38%
13t ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 0.8 1.1 0.3 38%
13t NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 0.8 1.1 0.3 38%
13t LIP SYNC BATTLE SPK 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
13t MOUNTAIN MEN – P HIST 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
13t THE DETOUR TBSC 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
13t SISTER WIVES TLC 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
13t IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
13t UNDERGROUND – F WGNA 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
13t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEV HILLS BRVO 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
13t MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRVO 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
13t AWKWARD MTV 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
13t INSIDE AMY SCHUMER CMDY 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
13t THE AMERICANS FX 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
13t OUTLANDER STZP 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%

Viewers total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+3 (000s) Increase (000s) % Increase
1 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 4486 6784 2298 51%
2 GAME OF THRONES HBOM 7822 10046 2224 28%
3 60 DAYS IN AEN 1627 2816 1189 73%
4 KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 1774 2826 1052 59%
5 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 1690 2731 1041 62%
6 THE AMERICANS FX 895 1891 996 111%
7 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 2990 3954 964 32%
8 DEADLIEST CATCH DISC 2073 2920 847 41%
9 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 1310 2154 844 64%
10 BATES MOTEL AEN 1405 2229 824 59%
11 MOUNTAIN MEN – P HIST 1754 2574 820 47%
12 THE NIGHT MANAGER AMC 725 1537 812 112%
13 UNDERGROUND – F WGNA 1012 1780 768 76%
14 INK MASTER SPK 1153 1901 748 65%
15 OUTLANDER STZP 1027 1761 734 71%
16 ARCHER FX 760 1459 699 92%
17 NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 2188 2877 689 31%
18 CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 661 1291 630 95%
19 LIP SYNC BATTLE SPK 996 1612 616 62%
20 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 843 1456 613 73%
21 THE CHALLENGE: RIVALS III MTV 704 1311 607 86%
22 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEV HILLS BRVO 1016 1606 590 58%
23 STREET OUTLAWS DISC 1929 2497 568 29%
24 ALONE HIST 1579 2145 566 36%
25 SILICON VALLEY HBOM 1887 2420 533 28%

Source: The Nielsen Company

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