“The New Edition Story” continued to bring in big audiences for BET even after it aired. The miniseries is among the big gainers in the Live +3 ratings for Jan. 23-29.

With three days of DVR and on-demand playback, parts 1 and 3 of “The New Edition Story” tie for first on cable among adults 18-49 (with the Pro Bowl on ESPN) at 2.6. Part 2 is right behind at 2.4.

The three parts grew by 0.7, 0.6 and 0.7 from their initial rating, with parts 1 and 3 having the biggest bump in the Top 25. The miniseries also takes three of the Top 4 spots in total viewers, with each part adding at least 1.3 million viewers.

Farther down the list, the 0.9 for “The Magicians” season premiere is the best 18-49 rating for any Syfy scripted series since 2014 in Live +3.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for Jan. 23-29, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating Gain vs. Live + SD % gain vs. Live + SD
1 THE NEW EDITION STORY PT 3 BET 2.6 0.7 37%
2 THE NEW EDITION STORY PT 1 BET 2.6 0.7 37%
3 NFL PRO BOWL ESPN 2.6 0.0 0%
4 THE NEW EDITION STORY PT 2 BET 2.4 0.6 33%
LOVE AND HIP HOP VH1 1.8 0.4 29%
6 GOLD RUSH DISC 1.6 0.5 45%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 1.5 0.4 36%
TEEN MOM II MTV 1.5 0.6 67%
9 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 9 p.m. USA 1.4 0.1 8%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 10 p.m. USA 1.4 0.2 17%
11 THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 1.3 0.3 30%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8 p.m. USA 1.3 0.1 8%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS BRVO 1.2 0.6 100%
FAST N LOUD DISC 1.2 0.3 33%
15 VIKINGS HIST 1.2 0.5 71%
16 LEAVE IT TO STEVIE VH1 1.2 0.2 20%
VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 1.1 0.5 83%
DIESEL BROTHERS DISC 1.0 0.3 43%
TABOO FX 1.0 0.6 150%
20 FIXER UPPER HGTV 1.0 0.3 43%
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 1.0 0.1 11%
K MICHELLE: MY LIFE VH1 1.0 0.1 11%
23 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 0.9 0.2 29%
WORST COOKS IN AMERICA FOOD 0.9 0.3 50%
IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA FXX 0.9 0.5 125%
THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 0.9 0.3 50%
THE MAGICIANS – P SYFY 0.9 0.4 80%

 

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 viewers for Jan. 23-29, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s) Gain vs. Live + SD (000s) % gain vs. Live + SD
1 NFL PRO BOWL ESPN 7,529 78 1%
2 THE NEW EDITION STORY PT 3 BET 5,638 1,407 33%
3 THE NEW EDITION STORY PT 1 BET 5,522 1,302 31%
4 THE NEW EDITION STORY PT 2 BET 5,293 1,332 34%
5 GOLD RUSH DISC 5,241 1,381 36%
6 HANNITY – THURS. FXNC 5,113 354 7%
7 THE O’REILLY FACTOR – MON. FXNC 5,022 50 1%
8 THE O’REILLY FACTOR – WEDS. FXNC 5,010 59 1%
9 THE O’REILLY FACTOR – THURS. FXNC 4,928 68 1%
10 THE O’REILLY FACTOR – TUES. FXNC 4,525 70 2%
11 THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 4,144 946 30%
12 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – THURS. FXNC 4,125 67 2%
13 VIKINGS HIST 4,118 1,703 71%
14 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – MON. FXNC 4,117 59 1%
15 FIXER UPPER HGTV 3,940 1,042 36%
16 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 9 p.m. USA 3,854 393 11%
17 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – WEDS. FXNC 3,827 45 1%
18 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISC 3,823 656 21%
19 THE O’REILLY FACTOR – FRI. FXNC 3,791 60 2%
20 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – TUES. FXNC 3,776 31 1%
21 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8 p.m. USA 3,629 316 10%
22 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 3,611 828 30%
23 HANNITY – MON. FXNC 3,556 76 2%
24 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 10 p.m. USA 3,526 411 13%
25 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 3,383 761 29%

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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