The record-setting “Game of Thrones” premiere continued to build its audience in the three days after its initial airing.

The HBO series gained 0.9 points in adults 18-49 in the Live +3 ratings, growing from 4.7 to 5.6. It also added 2.08 million viewers, rising to 12.2 million.

ESPN’s coverage of the All-Star Home Run Derby (2.7, 8.33 million viewers) stayed in second place for the week.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for July 10-16, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating Gain vs. Live + SD % gain vs. Live + SD
1 GAME OF THRONES – P HBOM 5.6 0.9 19%
2 HOME RUN DERBY ESPN 2.7 0.1 4%
3 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 1.7 0.4 31%
4 BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 1.4 0.3 27%
5 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC – P BRVO 1.1 0.5 83%
POWER STZP 1.1 0.4 57%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8 p.m. USA 1.1 0.1 10%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 9 p.m. USA 1.1 0.1 10%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 10 p.m. USA 1.1 0.1 10%
10 TEEN MOM REUNION PT 2 MTV 1.0 0.4 67%
11 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 0.9 0.4 80%
THE STRAIN – P FX 0.9 0.4 80%
THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 0.9 0.3 50%
CLAWS TNT 0.9 0.4 80%
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.9 0.4 80%
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 0.9 0.1 12%
17 LIVE PD AEN 0.8 0.1 14%
PREACHER AMC 0.8 0.4 100%
SOUTHERN CHARM BRVO 0.8 0.3 60%
BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRVO 0.8 0.3 60%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC BRVO 0.8 0.3 60%
INK MASTER SPK 0.8 0.4 100%
23 QUEEN SUGAR OWN 0.7 0.3 75%
SUITS – P USA 0.7 0.3 75%

13 shows tied for 25th place at 0.6.

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 viewers for July 10-16, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s) Gain vs. Live + SD (000s) % gain vs. Live + SD
1 GAME OF THRONES – P HBOM 12,202 2,081 21%
2 HOME RUN DERBY ESPN 8,325 149 2%
3 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 9 p.m. USA 3,413 333 11%
4 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8 p.m. USA 3,368 314 10%
5 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 3,303 583 21%
6 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 10 p.m. USA 3,282 372 13%
7 THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 3,025 694 30%
8 HANNITY – TUES. FXNC 3,003 116 4%
9 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW – TUES. MNBC 2,957 100 4%
10 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW – WEDS. MNBC 2,907 86 3%
11 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW – MON. MNBC 2,865 81 3%
12 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW – THURS. MNBC 2,801 108 4%
13 WWE SMACKDOWN USA 2,789 321 13%
14 BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 2,756 494 22%
15 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC – P BRVO 2,724 1,042 62%
16 HANNITY – MON. FXNC 2,657 75 3%
17 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW – FRI. MNBC 2,648 128 5%
18 THE CHRISTMAS CURE HALL 2,564 418 19%
19 LAST WORD W/LAWRENCE O’DONNELL – WEDS. MNBC 2,553 53 2%
20 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – WEDS. FXNC 2,544 50 2%
HANNITY – THURS. FXNC 2,544 60 2%
22 HANNITY – WEDS. FXNC 2,519 40 2%
23 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – MON. FXNC 2,489 41 2%
24 MLB SUNDAY NIGHT ESPN 2,468 11 0%
25 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 2,466 358 17%

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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