Cable Live +7 ratings, Aug. 22-28: ‘Fear the Walking Dead,’ ‘Major Crimes’ make biggest jumps

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The return of “Fear the Walking Dead” to AMC had the largest gain in adults 18-49 thanks to DVR viewing in the week of Aug. 22-28. The show added 1.1 points to its same-day total with seven days of delayed viewing, finishing the week at 2.7.

TNT’s “Major Crimes” added the most viewers (2.91 million) to finish with 6.84 million overall. Four shows tripled their 18-49 ratings (albeit from a starting point of 0.1) to lead the percentage charts in the demographic. “Ballers” had the biggest percentage gain in viewers.

The Top 25 gainers (including ties) in the Live +7 ratings for Aug. 22-28, 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 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 1.6 2.7 1.1 69%
2 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
3 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST – 10 p.m. – P USA 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
RIZZOLI & ISLES TNT 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
BALLERS HBOM 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
MAJOR CRIMES TNT 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
8 POWER STZP 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%
TEEN MOM – SUN. 7 p.m. MTV 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
TEEN MOM – MON. 10 p.m. MTV 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST – 10:30 p.m. USA 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
THE STRAIN – P FX 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
TEEN MOM – MON. 9 p.m. – P MTV 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
GREENLEAF OWN 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
60 DAYS IN AEN 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS FRFM 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
THE LAST SHIP TNT 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
INK MASTER – P SPK 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
SUITS USA 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
21 2016 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS – S MTV 1.8 2.2 0.4 22%
LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 1.2 1.6 0.4 33%
NAKED AND AFRAID XL DISC 0.8 1.2 0.4 50%
THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 0.8 1.2 0.4 50%
LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIF 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
MR. ROBOT USA 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%

 

Adults 18-49 – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 HALT AND CATCH FIRE AMC 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
DEAD OF SUMMER FRFM 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT FYI 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
INCREDIBLE DR. POL NGWD 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
5 MAJOR CRIMES TNT 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
6 ODD MOM OUT BRVO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
TYRANT FX 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
RAY DONOVAN SHO1 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
DARK MATTER SYFY 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
10 MURDER IN THE FIRST TNT 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
MR. ROBOT USA 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
INK MASTER – P SPK 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
13 SUITS USA 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
14 BALLERS HBOM 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
15 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
RIZZOLI & ISLES TNT 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
60 DAYS IN AEN 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS FRFM 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
THE LAST SHIP TNT 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
FLIPPING OUT BRVO 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
COUNTING ON – P TLC 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
THE PROFIT – P CNBC 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
WAGS ENT 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
KILLJOYS SYFY 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
TOO CLOSE TO HOME – P TLC 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
DEAD FILES TRAV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%

Note: 21 other shows also grew by 100 percent 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 MAJOR CRIMES TNT 3935 6842 2907 74%
2 RIZZOLI & ISLES TNT 4746 7470 2724 57%
3 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 3661 5916 2255 62%
4 THE LAST SHIP TNT 2544 4397 1853 73%
5 SUITS USA 1827 3464 1637 90%
6 MURDER IN THE FIRST TNT 1496 2911 1415 95%
7 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 1818 3173 1355 75%
8 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST – 10 p.m. – P USA 1845 3125 1280 69%
9 BALLERS HBOM 1014 2262 1248 123%
10 GREENLEAF OWN 2086 3307 1221 59%
11 THE STRAIN – P FX 1353 2560 1207 89%
12 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 1962 3130 1168 60%
13 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST – 10:30 p.m. USA 1787 2943 1156 65%
14 QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA 1203 2298 1095 91%
15 THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 2947 3971 1024 35%
16 PRETTY LITTLE LIARS FRFM 1090 2070 980 90%
17 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 1352 2330 978 72%
18 60 DAYS IN AEN 1198 2173 975 81%
19 POWER STZP 1839 2782 943 51%
20 TYRANT FX 810 1723 913 113%
21 THE NIGHT OF – F HBOM 2158 3059 901 42%
22 CHESAPEAKE SHORES HALL 2179 3061 882 40%
23 TEEN MOM – SUN. MTV 1128 2004 876 78%
24 INK MASTER – P SPK 882 1746 864 98%
25 MR. ROBOT USA 742 1587 845 114%


Viewers – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 BALLERS HBOM 1014 2262 1248 123%
2 MR. ROBOT USA 742 1587 845 114%
3 TYRANT FX 810 1723 913 113%
4 HALT AND CATCH FIRE AMC 339 704 365 108%
5 DARK MATTER SYFY 762 1574 812 107%
6 DEAD OF SUMMER FRFM 358 719 361 101%
7 INK MASTER SPK 882 1746 864 98%
8 BRINGING UP BATES UP 185 363 178 96%
9 MURDER IN THE FIRST TNT 1496 2911 1415 95%
10 THE FOSTERS FRFM 879 1698 819 93%
11 MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT FYI 386 743 357 92%
12 QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA 1203 2298 1095 91%
13 KILLJOYS SYFY 677 1289 612 90%
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS FRFM 1090 2070 980 90%
SUITS USA 1827 3464 1637 90%
16 THE STRAIN – P FX 1353 2560 1207 89%
17 HALT AND CATCH FIRE AMC 385 725 340 88%
18 THE PROFIT – P CNBC 530 982 452 85%
KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 866 1599 733 85%
20 RAY DONOVAN SHO1 1001 1821 820 82%
21 60 DAYS IN AEN 1198 2173 975 81%
22 ODD MOM OUT BRVO 698 1251 553 79%
23 TEEN MOM – SUN. MTV 1128 2004 876 78%
24 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 905 1599 694 77%
25 INK MASTER – P SPK 543 952 409 75%
CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 875 1530 655 75%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 1818 3173 1355 75%

Source: The Nielsen Company.

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