‘Vikings’ premiere moves up in cable Live +3 ratings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3

In the same-day ratings for the week of Nov. 27, the season premiere of “Vikings” barely made the top 25 among adults 18-49 and was out of the charts in total viewers.

After three days of delayed viewing, the show is firmly in the top 25 in both measures.

“Vikings” grew by 0.3 points in adults 18-49 from its initial rating, rising to 0.9. That ties it for 17th place. In viewers, its 3.28 million after three days also ranks 17th. The show grew by 1.1 million.

“The Walking Dead” is No. 1 on both Live +3 charts, extending its lead over “Monday Night Football” in adults 18-49 and overtaking “MNF” in viewers.

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 adults 18-49 for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating Gain vs. Live + SD
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 4.8 1.5 45%
2 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – TEXANS/RAVENS ESPN 2.7 0.0 0%
3 TALKING DEAD AMC 1.5 0.3 25%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 1.5 0.5 50%
5 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 1.3 0.6 86%
GOLD RUSH DISC 1.3 0.5 62%
TEEN MOM MTV 1.3 0.6 86%
8 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – WASHINGTON/DALLAS NFLN 1.2 0.0 0%
LOVE & HIP HOP VH1 1.2 0.2 20%
10 THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 1.1 0.3 38%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8 p.m. USA 1.1 0.2 22%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 10 p.m. USA 1.1 0.2 22%
13 STREET OUTLAWS DISC 1.0 0.2 25%
STREET OUTLAWS SPECIAL DISC 1.0 0.3 43%
SHAMELESS SHO1 1.0 0.4 67%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 9 p.m. USA 1.0 0.1 11%
17 BELOW DECK BRVO 0.9 0.4 80%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 0.9 0.5 125%
SOUTH PARK CMDY 0.9 0.4 80%
FIXER UPPER HGTV 0.9 0.3 50%
VIKINGS – P HIST 0.9 0.3 50%
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 0.9 0.1 12%
23 KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 0.8 0.4 100%
90 DAY FIANCE TLC 0.8 0.2 33%
BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO VH1 0.8 0.3 60%

 

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 viewers for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s) Gain vs. Live + SD (000s)
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 10,737 3,260 44%
2 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – TEXANS/RAVENS ESPN 8,364 47 1%
3 CHRISTMAS IN EVERGREEN HALL 4,638 672 17%
4 CHRISTMAS AT HOLLY LODGE HALL 4,557 686 18%
5 THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 4,236 879 26%
6 GOLD RUSH DISC 4,065 1,138 39%
7 MAJOR CRIMES TNT 3,956 1,591 67%
8 FIXER UPPER HGTV 3,913 1,130 41%
9 HANNITY – WEDS. FXNC 3,796 73 2%
10 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – WEDS. FXNC 3,514 73 2%
11 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW – FRI. MSNBC 3,469 147 4%
12 HANNITY – THURS. FXNC 3,416 79 2%
13 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – THURS. FXNC 3,384 65 2%
14 TALKING DEAD AMC 3,376 624 23%
15 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – TUES. FXNC 3,369 76 2%
16 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8 p.m. USA 3,307 346 12%
17 VIKINGS – P HIST 3,278 1,104 51%
18 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 3,186 869 38%
19 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW – WEDS. MSNBC 3,181 68 2%
20 HANNITY – TUES. FXNC 3,158 76 2%
21 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – MON. FXNC 3,152 88 3%
22 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – WASHINGTON/DALLAS NFLN 3,112 29 1%
23 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 9 p.m. USA 3,065 340 12%
24 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 3,040 1151 61%
25 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 10 p.m. USA 3,034 429 16%

Source: The Nielsen Company