“Better Call Saul” made the biggest ratings jump on cable in the Live +7 ratings for the week of April 10.

The AMC show’s third-season premiere went from a 0.7 rating among adults 18-49 the night it aired to a 1.7 with a week of DVR and on-demand playback. It was the only show to gain a full point. It also added the most viewers, 2.25 million.

Here are the top cable shows in the Live +7 rankings for April 10-16, 2017. Rankings include original series, movies and specials only, not repeats.

Adults 18-49 – total gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 BETTER CALL SAUL – P AMC 0.7 1.7 1.0 143%
2 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS BRVO 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
CASEY ANTHONY: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY PT 3 ID 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
CASEY ANTHONY: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY PT 2 ID 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
INTO THE BADLANDS AMC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
BATES MOTEL AEN 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
8 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 1.5 2.0 0.5 33%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 1.1 1.6 0.5 45%
STREET OUTLAWS DISC 0.9 1.4 0.5 56%
KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
15 SUICIDE SQUAD HBOM 0.9 1.3 0.4 44%
DEADLIEST CATCH – P DISC 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
THE CHALLENGE: INVASION MTV 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
DOCTOR WHO – P BBCA 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
GREENLEAF OWN 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
20 BLACK INK CREW VH1 0.7 1.0 0.3 43%
NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
SOUTHERN CHARM BRVO 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
FORGED IN FIRE – 9 p.m. – P HIST 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
FORGED IN FIRE – 10 p.m. HIST 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
AMERICAN DAD TBSC 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WE 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%

Note: 18 other shows also grew by 0.3 but had lower ratings than those listed above.

Adults 18-49 – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 SUN RECORDS CMT 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
RIDICULOUSNESS MTV 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
UNDERGROUND WGNA 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
4 BATES MOTEL AEN 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
SWITCHED AT BIRTH FRFM 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
THE AMERICANS FX 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
7 BETTER CALL SAUL – P AMC 0.7 1.7 1.0 143%
8 DOCTOR WHO – P BBCA 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
GREENLEAF OWN 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
10 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
12 INTO THE BADLANDS AMC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
13 VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
60 DAYS IN AEN 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
IMPOSTERS BRVO 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
TOSH.O CMDY 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
THE ARRANGEMENT ENT 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
THE FOSTERS FRFM 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
ARCHER FXX 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
GIRLS – F HBOM 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
LITTLE WOMEN LA LIF 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIF 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
TEEN MOM: BEING MATT – S MTV 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
BILLIONS SHO1 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
FACE OFF SYFY 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
THE MAGICIANS SYFY 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
MAJOR CRIMES TNT 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%

Note: 20 other shows also grew by 100 percent but had lower ratings than those listed above.

Viewers – total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 BETTER CALL SAUL – P AMC 1815 4060 2245 124%
2 MAJOR CRIMES TNT 2887 5007 2120 73%
3 CASEY ANTHONY: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY PT 3 ID 2399 3794 1395 58%
4 FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN FX 1306 2666 1360 104%
5 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 1950 3298 1348 69%
6 BATES MOTEL AEN 1231 2574 1343 109%
7 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS BRVO 2033 3319 1286 63%
8 CASEY ANTHONY: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY PT 2 ID 2299 3559 1260 55%
9 INTO THE BADLANDS AMC 1416 2666 1250 88%
10 THE AMERICANS FX 706 1844 1138 161%
11 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 2799 3819 1020 36%
12 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 1288 2285 997 77%
13 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 773 1764 991 128%
14 DEADLIEST CATCH – P DISC 2215 3189 974 44%
15 KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 1172 2133 961 82%
16 BILLIONS SHO1 847 1796 949 112%
17 GREENLEAF OWN 1235 2151 916 74%
18 VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 1262 2112 850 67%
19 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 2910 3741 831 29%
20 WHEN CALLS THE HEART HALL 2155 2976 821 38%
21 DOCTOR WHO – P BBCA 922 1711 789 86%
22 STREET OUTLAWS DISC 2172 2943 771 35%
23 SUICIDE SQUAD HBOM 2139 2905 766 36%
24 THE MAGICIANS SYFY 671 1428 757 113%
25 FACE OFF SYFY 860 1607 747 87%

 

Viewers – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 THE AMERICANS FX 706 1844 1138 161%
2 SUN RECORDS CMT 462 1158 696 151%
3 BROCKMIRE IFC 264 611 347 131%
4 UNDERGROUND WGNA 379 871 492 130%
5 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 773 1764 991 128%
6 BETTER CALL SAUL – P AMC 1815 4060 2245 124%
7 THE ARRANGEMENT ENT 595 1267 672 113%
THE MAGICIANS SYFY 671 1428 757 113%
9 BILLIONS SHO1 847 1796 949 112%
10 SWITCHED AT BIRTH – F FRFM 491 1041 550 112%
ARE YOU THE ONE: SECOND CHANCES MTV 333 704 371 111%
12 THE EXPANSE SYFY 515 1080 565 110%
13 ARCHER FXX 496 1039 543 109%
14 BATES MOTEL AEN 1231 2574 1343 109%
15 FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN FX 1306 2666 1360 104%
16 TEEN MOM: BEING MATT – S MTV 547 1093 546 100%
17 VEEP – P HBOM 659 1289 630 96%
18 THE FOSTERS FRFM 722 1380 658 91%
19 YOUNG & HUNGRY FRFM 366 697 331 90%
INTO THE BADLANDS AMC 1416 2666 1250 88%
21 IMPOSTERS BRVO 801 1506 705 88%
22 FACE OFF SYFY 860 1607 747 87%
HOLLYWOOD DARLINGS – P POP 118 220 102 86%
24 BABY DADDY FRFM 470 873 403 86%
25 DOCTOR WHO – P BBCA 922 1711 789 86%

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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