In the same-day ratings for the week of Sept. 25, “American Horror Story: Cult” and “Fear the Walking Dead” were separated by two tenths of a point in adults 18-49. “AHS” had a 1.1 rating and “Fear” a 0.9.

After three days of delayed viewing, “AHS: Cult” has a much bigger cushion over its scripted rival. The FX show doubled to a 2.2 in the Live +3 ratings, tops among scripted series on cable for the week. “Fear the Walking Dead” grew by half a point and is at 1.4. The two shows also rank 1-2 in viewers among scripted cable shows.

Note: The rankings below are only for scripted series as TVBTN didn’t receive a complete set of Live +3 numbers. Comparisons to same-day ratings also weren’t available for every show.

Cable scripted shows in Live +3 adults 18-49 for Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating
1 AMERICAN HORROR STORY: CULT FX 2.2
2 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 1.4
3 SOUTH PARK CMDY 1.3
4 CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM – P HBOM 0.7
GREENLEAF – F OWN 0.7
6 BROAD CITY CMDY 0.6
THE GUEST BOOK TBSC 0.6
IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG OWN 0.6
VICE PRINCIPALS HBOM 0.6
10 THE LAST SHIP TNT 0.5
OUTLANDER STZP 0.5
12 RAY DONOVAN SHO1 0.4
PEOPLE OF EARTH – F TBSC 0.4
CHESAPEAKE SHORES HALL 0.4
THE DEUCE HBOM 0.4
16 Z NATION – P SYFY 0.3
BETTER THINGS FX 0.3
18 SURVIVOR’S REMORSE STZP 0.2
YOU’RE THE WORST FXX 0.2
HALT AND CATCH FIRE AMC 0.2
CHANNEL ZERO SYFY 0.2
22 EPISODES SHO1 0.1
LIAR – P SUND 0.1
DICE SHO1 0.1
VERSAILLES – P OVTN 0.1
26 TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS MAXP 0.0

 

Cable scripted shows in Live +3 viewers for Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s)
1 AMERICAN HORROR STORY: CULT FX 4,274
2 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 3,411
3 THE LAST SHIP TNT 2,524
4 CHESAPEAKE SHORES HALL 2,507
5 GREENLEAF – F OWN 2,230
6 OUTLANDER STZP 2,193
7 SOUTH PARK CMDY 2,137
8 IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG OWN 2,118
9 CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM – P HBOM 2,093
10 RAY DONOVAN SHO1 2,020
11 THE GUEST BOOK TBSC 1,717
12 VICE PRINCIPALS HBOM 1,364
13 THE DEUCE HBOM 1,330
14 PEOPLE OF EARTH – F TBSC 1,133
15 BROAD CITY CMDY 1,088
16 Z NATION – P SYFY 970
17 BETTER THINGS FX 868
18 SURVIVOR’S REMORSE STZP 566
19 HALT AND CATCH FIRE AMC 562
20 EPISODES SHO1 536
21 CHANNEL ZERO SYFY 534
22 YOU’RE THE WORST FXX 445
23 VERSAILLES – P OVTN 309
24 LIAR – P SUND 261
25 DICE SHO1 218
26 TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS MAXP 85

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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