The series finale of “The Leftovers” went out on a high note in the ratings. Sunday’s conclusion of the HBO show delivered its biggest total audience (1.05 million) since the Season 1 finale and tied a season high among adults 18-49 at 0.4.

The news was not so good for the season premiere of “Fear the Walking Dead.” The first of two episodes at 9 p.m. tied a series low in adults 18-49 at 1.2, and the second hit new lows in both the 18-49 demographic (1.0) and viewers (2.7 million).

Elsewhere, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” (0.6) was on par with its usual numbers, while “Last Week Tonight” (0.5) was up a little over its last outing. “Food Network Star” premiered to a 0.4.

“Twin Peaks” remained well outside the top 25 for Showtime but was up a little bit in viewers week to week. It drew 254,000 people vs. 195,000 the week before. The premiere of “I’m Dying Up Here” struggled, attracting only 167,000 people for its initial airing and 357,000 over four airings, including a sneak preview on Saturday.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Sunday, June 4, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 9:00 PM 3,109 1.2
FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 10:03 PM 2,698 1.0
NASCAR M.E. CUP RACING FS1 1:00 PM 3,356 0.6
KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS E! 9:00 PM 1,437 0.6
MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 1,163 0.6
NAKED AND AFRAID XL DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 1,532 0.5
LAST WEEK TONIGHT HBO 11:17 PM 1,215 0.5
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 10:43 PM 1,091 0.5
MLB SUNDAY NIGHT ESPN 7:30 PM 1,784 0.5
PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2 FX 8:00 PM 1,169 0.4
FOOD NETWORK STAR FOOD 9:00 PM 1,712 0.4
SILICON VALLEY HBO 10:17 PM 862 0.4
THE LEFTOVERS HBO 9:03 PM 1,049 0.4
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC BRAVO 8:00 PM 1,101 0.4
LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HGTV 8:30 PM 1,724 0.4
WICKED TUNA NAT GEO 9:00 PM 1,364 0.4
MEXICO LIFE HGTV 9:00 PM 1,708 0.4
FLEA MARKET FLIP HGTV 12:30 PM 1,704 0.4
FN STAR: COMEBACK KITCHEN FOOD 8:00 PM 1,547 0.4
FLEA MARKET FLIP HGTV 12:00 PM 1,583 0.4
LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HGTV 8:00 PM 1,610 0.4
TALKING DEAD: FEAR AMC 11:10 PM 977 0.4
RETURN TO AMISH TLC 8:00 PM 1,443 0.4
BEACH HUNTERS HGTV 10:30 PM 1,705 0.3
MEXICO LIFE HGTV 9:30 PM 1,653 0.3

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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