The Oct. 8 episode of “Fear the Walking Dead” grew by six tenths of a point in adults 18-49 with a full week of delayed viewing. The show’s season finale on Oct. 15 rose by that much in just three days.

“Fear” moved from a 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic to 1.4 in the Live +3 ratings for the week of Oct. 9. Its 0.6-point gain is tied for second behind the 0.9 bump for “American Horror Story: Cult.”

The “Fear the Walking Dead” finale also added 1.24 million viewers over three days, compared to 1.51 million for a full week last time out.

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 adults 18-49 for Oct. 9-15, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating Gain vs. Live + SD
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – VIKINGS/BEARS ESPN 3.8 0.1 3%
2 ALDS – YANKEES/INDIANS GM 5 FS1 2.2 0.0 0%
3 NLDS – CUBS/NATIONALS GM 5 TBSC 2.0 0.0 0%
NLCS – CUBS/DODGERS GM 2 TBSC 2.0 0.1 5%
5 AMERICAN HORROR STORY: CULT FX 1.9 0.9 90%
6 NLCS – CUBS/DODGERS GM 1 TBSC 1.8 0.0 0%
7 ALCS – YANKEES/ASTROS GM 1 FS1 1.6 0.0 0%
8 LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 1.5 0.4 36%
9 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD – F AMC 1.4 0.6 75%
THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – EAGLES/PANTHERS NFLN 1.4 0.0 0%
11 GOLD RUSH – P DISC 1.3 0.6 86%
TEEN MOM II MTV 1.3 0.6 86%
13 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 1.2 0.5 71%
SOUTH PARK CMDY 1.2 0.5 71%
15 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 9 p.m. USA 1.1 0.1 10%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8 p.m. USA 1.1 0.1 10%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 10 p.m. USA 1.1 0.2 22%
18 KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 1.0 0.4 67%
19 BET HIP HOP AWARDS – S BET 0.9 0.1 12%
BELOW DECK BRVO 0.9 0.4 80%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 0.9 0.5 125%
PROJECT RUNWAY LIF 0.9 0.4 80%
THE CHALLENGE: DIRTY 30 MTV 0.9 0.4 80%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 0.9 0.3 50%
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 0.9 0.1 12%

 

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 viewers for Oct. 9-15, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s) Gain vs. Live + SD (000s)
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – VIKINGS/BEARS ESPN 10,397 42 0%
2 ALDS – YANKEES/INDIANS GM 5 FS1 7,307 34 0%
3 NLDS – CUBS/NATIONALS GM 5 TBSC 7,065 27 0%
4 NLCS – CUBS/DODGERS GM 2 TBSC 6,805 30 0%
5 NLCS – CUBS/DODGERS GM 1 TBSC 6,380 36 1%
6 ALCS – YANKEES/ASTROS GM 1 FS1 6,195 20 0%
7 GOLD RUSH – P DISC 3,839 1,267 49%
8 HANNITY FXNC 3,776 164 5%
9 AMERICAN HORROR STORY: CULT FX 3,752 1,601 74%
10 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – EAGLES/PANTHERS NFLN 3,610 49 1%
11 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 3,472 1,241 56%
12 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8 p.m. USA 3,336 324 11%
13 HANNITY – WEDS. FXNC 3,316 81 3%
14 LOVE STRUCK CAFE HALL 3,308 715 28%
15 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 9 p.m. USA 3,231 333 11%
16 HANNITY – THURS. FXNC 3,129 83 3%
17 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 10 p.m. USA 3,085 371 14%
18 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – WEDS. FXNC 3,075 58 2%
19 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISC 3,068 533 21%
20 PROJECT RUNWAY LIF 3,045 1,073 54%
21 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – THURS. FXNC 2,957 52 2%
22 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 2,933 1,157 65%
23 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – TUES. FXNC 2,839 87 3%
24 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW – WEDS. MNBC 2,819 96 4%
25 LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 2,777 694 33%

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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