Cable Live +7 ratings, June 20-26: ‘Game of Thrones’ finale dominates

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The Season 6 finale of “Game of Thrones” was by far the biggest gainer in the Live +7 ratings for the week of June 20-26. The HBO show built on its series high same-day ratings to finish with a 5.9 rating in adults 18-49, an increase of 1.6 points. No other show grew by more than 0.7.

“Game of Thrones” also led the viewer gains, growing by 3.19 million viewers, 565,000 more than second-place “Major Crimes.”

The Top 25 gainers (including ties) in the Live +7 ratings for June 20-26, 2016 are below. The rankings include first-run, regular series and specials only, not repeats.

Adults 18-49 – total gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 GAME OF THRONES – F HBOM 4.3 5.9 1.6 37%
2 TEEN MOM II MTV 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
3 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 1.4 2.0 0.6 43%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC – P BRVO 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
PREACHER AMC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
RIZZOLI & ISLES TNT 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
9 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS – P FRFM 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
THE LAST SHIP TNT 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
THE CHALLENGE: RIVALS III MTV 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
MAJOR CRIMES TNT 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
14 BET AWARDS – S BET 1.9 2.3 0.4 21%
STREET OUTLAWS DISC 1.1 1.5 0.4 36%
SILICON VALLEY – F HBOM 1.1 1.5 0.4 36%
DEADLIEST CATCH DISC 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
STREET OUTLAWS SPECIAL DISC 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
SOUTHERN CHARM BRVO 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRVO 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
SISTER WIVES TELL ALL TLC 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
ROYAL PAINS USA 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
23 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (10 p.m.) USA 1.2 1.5 0.3 25%
BLACK INK CREW VH1 1.1 1.4 0.3 27%
GREENLEAF – P OWN 0.8 1.1 0.3 38%
THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 0.8 1.1 0.3 38%

Note: 21 other programs also grew by 0.3 but had lower starting ratings than those listed above.

Adults 18-49 – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 FEED THE BEAST AMC 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
THE AMERICAN WEST AMC 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
3 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
HELL ON WHEELS AMC 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
UNREAL LIF 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
6 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRVO 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
SISTER WIVES TELL ALL TLC 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
ROYAL PAINS USA 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
9 PREACHER AMC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
RIZZOLI & ISLES TNT 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
12 TEEN MOM II MTV 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
13 THE CHALLENGE: RIVALS III MTV 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
MAJOR CRIMES TNT 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
SOUTHERN CHARM BRVO 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
BOTCHED ENT 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
BABY DADDY FRFM 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
DEVIOUS MAIDS LIF 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
ARE YOU THE ONE MTV 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
RAY DONOVAN – P SHO1 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: REALITY STARS WE 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES WE 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
TURN AMC 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
TANKED APL 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
ODD MOM OUT – P BRVO 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
ANOTHER PERIOD CMDY 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
FAMOUSLY SINGLE ENT 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
OUTLANDER STZP 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
MILLION DOLLAR MATCH: FL WE 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%

Note: 30 other programs also grew by 100% but had lower ratings than those listed above.

Viewers – total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 GAME OF THRONES – F HBOM 8889 12081 3192 36%
2 MAJOR CRIMES TNT 3656 6283 2627 72%
3 RIZZOLI & ISLES TNT 4129 6599 2470 60%
4 THE LAST SHIP TNT 2417 4161 1744 72%
5 ROYAL PAINS USA 1428 2925 1497 105%
6 PREACHER AMC 1425 2905 1480 104%
7 ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING (2016) – P DSNY 3445 4843 1398 41%
8 MURDER IN THE FIRST – P TNT 1375 2660 1285 93%
9 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC – P BRVO 1715 2966 1251 73%
10 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 3053 4234 1181 39%
11 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 1383 2529 1146 83%
12 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 2728 3832 1104 40%
13 KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 1228 2329 1101 90%
14 TEEN MOM II MTV 1096 2179 1083 99%
15 HELL ON WHEELS AMC 1510 2581 1071 71%
16 PRETTY LITTLE LIARS – P FRFM 1429 2482 1053 74%
17 FOOD NETWORK STAR FOOD 1589 2610 1021 64%
18 GREENLEAF – P OWN 3043 4037 994 33%
19 DEADLIEST CATCH DISC 1944 2933 989 51%
20 QUEEN OF THE SOUTH – P USA 1389 2343 954 69%
RAY DONOVAN – P SHO1 1106 2060 954 86%
22 GREENLEAF – WEDNESDAY 10 p.m. OWN 2046 2995 949 46%
23 ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 1175 2115 940 80%
24 MOUNTAIN MEN HIST 1854 2792 938 51%
25 GREENLEAF – WEDNESDAY 9 p.m. OWN 1930 2837 907 47%


Viewers – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 UNREAL LIF 478 1137 659 138%
2 CLEVERMAN SUND 123 277 154 125%
3 DUDE PERFECT SHOW CMT 175 390 215 123%
4 FEED THE BEAST AMC 389 864 475 122%
5 DEVIOUS MAIDS LIF 816 1710 894 110%
6 TURN AMC 614 1282 668 109%
7 ROYAL PAINS USA 1428 2925 1497 105%
8 PREACHER AMC 1425 2905 1480 104%
9 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: REALITY STARS WE 610 1218 608 100%
10 WYNONNA EARP SYFY 447 889 442 99%
TEEN MOM II MTV 1096 2179 1083 99%
12 ARE YOU THE ONE MTV 538 1060 522 97%
13 MURDER IN THE FIRST – P TNT 1375 2660 1285 93%
14 KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 1228 2329 1101 90%
15 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBSC 669 1259 590 88%
16 THE CHALLENGE: RIVALS III MTV 858 1606 748 87%
17 RAY DONOVAN – P SHO1 1106 2060 954 86%
18 TEENAGE NEWLYWEDS FYI 156 288 132 85%
19 TOSH.O CMDY 656 1203 547 83%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 1383 2529 1146 83%
BABY DADDY FRFM 610 1115 505 83%
22 OUTLANDER STZP 1047 1893 846 81%
23 ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 1175 2115 940 80%
24 THIRTEEN – P BBCA 205 367 162 79%
25 TOP GEAR BBCA 226 402 176 78%

Source: The Nielsen Company.

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