“The Walking Dead” remains atop the cable ratings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6 after three days of DVR and on-demand viewing. The No. 2 scripted show currently on cable, “American Horror Story: Roanoke,” also continued its strong performance in delayed viewing.

The show’s Nov. 2 episode more than doubled botht its adults 18-49 rating and its viewer total in the Live +3 ratings. It went from 1.2 to 2.8 in adults 18-49 and from 2.2 million to 5.01 million viewers.

“The Walking Dead,” meanwhile, also put up its biggest three-day gain of its three episodes this season, adding 2.4 points to its 18-49 rating (5.7 to 8.4) and just over 4.5 million viewers.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2016

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating Gain vs. Live + SD % gain vs. Live + SD
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 8.1 2.4 42%
2 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – VIKINGS/BEARS ESPN 3.5 0.0 0%
3 AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE FX 2.8 1.6 133%
4 TALKING DEAD AMC 2.2 0.4 22%
5 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – FALCONS/BUCCANEERS NFLN 2.1 0.0 0%
6 NBA BASKETBALL – THUNDER/WARRIORS TNT 1.8 0.1 6%
7 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA – P BRVO 1.5 0.4 36%
8 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 1.4 0.7 100%
GOLD RUSH DISC 1.4 0.5 56%
10 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 1.3 0.6 86%
LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 1.3 0.4 44%
12 STREET OUTLAWS – P DISC 1.2 0.3 33%
WESTWORLD HBOM 1.2 0.5 71%
14 NBA BASKETBALL – WARRIORS/LAKERS ESPN 1.1 0.1 10%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8 p.m. USA 1.1 0.2 22%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST – 10:30 p.m. USA 1.1 0.4 57%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 9 p.m. USA 1.1 0.2 22%
18 BELOW DECK BRVO 1.0 0.4 67%
SHAMELESS SHO1 1.0 0.5 100%
NBA BASKETBALL – CELTICS/CAVALIERS TNT 1.0 0.0 0%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST – 10 p.m. USA 1.0 0.4 67%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 10 p.m. USA 1.0 0.1 11%
23 60 DAYS IN AEN 0.9 0.3 50%
MARRIED TO MEDICINE – P BRVO 0.9 0.2 29%
STREET OUTLAWS SPECIAL DISC 0.9 0.2 29%
KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 0.9 0.4 80%
ATLANTA – F FX 0.9 0.5 125%
QUEEN SUGAR OWN 0.9 0.4 80%
INK MASTER SPK 0.9 0.3 50%
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.9 0.3 50%
BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO VH1 0.9 0.2 29%

 

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 viewers for Oct. 31-Nov. 62016

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s) Gain vs. Live + SD (000s) % gain vs. Live + SD
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 16225 4504 38%
2 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – VIKINGS/BEARS ESPN 10532 56 1%
3 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – FALCONS/BUCCANEERS NFLN 5885 40 1%
4 AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE FX 5013 2814 128%
5 TALKING DEAD AMC 4856 792 19%
6 THE MISTLETOE PROMISE – P HALL 4407 511 13%
7 THE O’REILLY FACTOR – THURS. FXNC 4393 42 1%
8 THE O’REILLY FACTOR – FRI. FXNC 4282 46 1%
9 GOLD RUSH DISC 4277 1224 40%
10 THE O’REILLY FACTOR – MON. FXNC 3881 63 2%
11 NBA BASKETBALL – THUNDER/WARRIORS TNT 3853 90 2%
12 THE KELLY FILE – THURS. FXNC 3835 18 0%
13 A PERFECT CHRISTMAS – P HALL 3767 212 6%
14 THE KELLY FILE – MON. FXNC 3727 37 1%
15 HANNITY – THURS. FXNC 3634 97 3%
16 THE O’REILLY FACTOR – TUES. FXNC 3564 41 1%
17 HANNITY – MON. FXNC 3504 66 2%
18 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA – P BRVO 3434 846 33%
19 HANNITY – TUES. FXNC 3286 83 3%
20 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISC 3249 705 28%
21 HANNITY – WEDS. FXNC 3192 75 2%
22 THE KELLY FILE – TUES. FXNC 3158 24 1%
23 THE O’REILLY FACTOR – WEDS. FXNC 3150 60 2%
24 HANNITY – FRI. FXNC 3121 78 3%
25 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8 p.m. USA 3113 365 13%

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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