With two huge NFL telecasts on the broadcast networks, Sunday’s cable ratings didn’t provide much to get excited about.

“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” finished No. 1 among adults 18-49 again, although it was down slightly week to week at 1.0 (vs. 1.1 the previous week). Discovery’s “Alaska: The Last Frontier” led the total-viewer race for the day with 2.72 million.

HBO’s “The Young Pope” debuted outside the Top 100 with a 0.3 in adults 18-49 and 963,000 viewers. That’s a little better than “The Night Of” (0.3, 774,000) last summer but well below “Westworld’s” premiere in the fall (0.8, 1.96 million). Showtime’s “Homeland” premiere was also outside the Top 100 with a 0.3 and 1.08 million viewers, well below the 0.6 and 1.66 million for last season’s premiere.

Top 100 cable shows in adults 18-49 for Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 8:00 PM 2,632 1.0
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,500 0.7
NFL COUNTDOWN L ESPN 11:00 AM 1,786 0.7
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,303 0.6
FIXER UPPER HOME AND GARDEN TV 3:00 PM 2,268 0.6
SISTER WIVES TLC 8:00 PM 1,560 0.5
VENTURE BROTHERS ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 1,082 0.5
FIXER UPPER HOME AND GARDEN TV 2:00 PM 2,122 0.5
MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 2,027 0.5
INCREDIBLES, THE DISNEY CHANNEL 12:00 PM 1,992 0.5
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:00 AM 1,242 0.5
NFL INSIDERS: SUNDAY L ESPN 10:00 AM 1,085 0.5
ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 2,720 0.5
FX MOVIE WKND AFTERNOON FX 1:00 PM 1,205 0.5
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:32 AM 1,157 0.5
WORST COOKS 10 FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,471 0.5
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 8:00 PM 1,429 0.5
MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER DISNEY CHANNEL 9:25 AM 1,977 0.5
UFC FIGHT NIGHT L FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 1,090 0.5
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 1,841 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:00 PM 980 0.5
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,250 0.5
IS O.J. INNOCENT MISSING INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,587 0.5
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:30 PM 1,157 0.5
FIXER UPPER HOME AND GARDEN TV 1:00 PM 1,871 0.4
FINDING NEMO DISNEY CHANNEL 7:15 AM 1,658 0.4
SUPERMANSION ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 905 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 1,310 0.4
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 862 0.4
NFL PRIMETIME L ESPN 11:33 PM 1,043 0.4
RICK & MORTY ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 795 0.4
IS O.J. INNOCENT MISSING INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 1,522 0.4
FIXER UPPER HOME AND GARDEN TV 4:00 PM 1,741 0.4
FINDING NEMO DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 1,567 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 11:30 AM 1,785 0.4
FLEA MARKET FLIP HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:30 PM 1,921 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 1,204 0.4
NFL GAMEDAY MORNING NFL NETWORK 12:00 PM 1,152 0.4
FX MOVIE WKND AFTERNOON FX 4:30 PM 1,136 0.4
LIBRARIANS, THE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 1,602 0.4
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 809 0.4
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:06 AM 962 0.4
FLEA MARKET FLIP HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:00 PM 1,801 0.4
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 874 0.4
FX MOVIE PRIME FX 10:00 PM 1,117 0.4
TNT SUNDAY MOVIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:30 PM 1,124 0.4
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:12 AM 880 0.4
TITAN MAXIMUM ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 759 0.4
MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER DISNEY JUNIOR 9:25 AM 1,407 0.4
RICK & MORTY ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 737 0.4
SISTER WIVES TLC 8:58 PM 1,158 0.4
LAW & ORDER TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 AM 1,275 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 4:00 PM 1,328 0.4
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:39 AM 882 0.4
PREMIER LEAGUE L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:57 AM 881 0.4
ISLAND LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 1,427 0.4
HORRIBLE BOSSES 2 TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 784 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 1:00 PM 1,413 0.4
CARIBBEAN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 1,319 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:30 PM 1,676 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 851 0.4
MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER DISNEY JUNIOR 9:00 AM 1,315 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 12:00 PM 1,349 0.4
FIRST FAMILY OF HIP HOP BRAVO 9:00 PM 881 0.4
ELENA OF AVALOR DISNEY CHANNEL 9:50 AM 1,590 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 9:30 AM 1,505 0.4
MURDER CALLS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 11:00 PM 1,225 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:57 AM 866 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 1,471 0.4
BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 1,466 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:30 AM 808 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 2:00 PM 1,424 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 3:00 PM 1,386 0.4
TNT SUNDAY MOVIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 3:30 PM 1,135 0.4
CARIBBEAN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 1,370 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 5:30 AM 900 0.4
SHREK THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 1,254 0.4
SPORTSCENTER LATE L ESPN 12:35 AM 753 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:30 PM 1,587 0.4
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 5:00 PM 1,193 0.4
FIXER UPPER HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:00 PM 1,552 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 2:30 PM 1,386 0.3
LAW & ORDER TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:00 AM 1,224 0.3
FIXER UPPER HOME AND GARDEN TV 6:00 PM 1,495 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 11:30 PM 871 0.3
SUNDAY MOVIE FREEFORM 8:30 PM 921 0.3
I, WITNESS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 3:00 PM 1,217 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:24 AM 821 0.3
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 1,443 0.3
FIXER UPPER HOME AND GARDEN TV 5:00 PM 1,539 0.3
LIV & MADDIE: CALI STYLE DISNEY CHANNEL 2:00 PM 1,347 0.3
LAW & ORDER: SVU USA NETWORK 11:00 AM 1,063 0.3
TNT SUNDAY MOVIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:00 AM 1,011 0.3
LAW & ORDER TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 AM 1,128 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:51 AM 780 0.3
MODERN FAMILY USA NETWORK 11:00 PM 856 0.3
HORRIBLE BOSSES 2 TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 605 0.3
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 1,535 0.3
FX MOVIE LATE FX 12:00 AM 766 0.3
FLEA MARKET FLIP HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 AM 1,533 0.3

Source: The Nielsen Company.

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