The final episode of “Fixer Upper” put up solid numbers in the Live +7 ratings for the week of April 2.

The April 3 series finale grew from a 0.7 to a 1.1 rating among adults 18-49 with a week of delayed viewing. It tied for the 12th-largest bump of the week among cable shows.

It added the second-most viewers on cable (behind “The Walking Dead”), growing by 1.54 million people to a seven-day total of 4.81 million.

Here are the top cable shows in the Live +7 rankings for the week of April 2-8. Rankings include original programs only, not repeats.

Adults 18-49 – total gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 2.8 4.5 1.7 61%
2 JERSEY SHORE FAMILY VACATION – 8 p.m. – P MTV 1.4 2.2 0.8 57%
TEEN MOM MTV 0.5 1.3 0.8 160%
4 JERSEY SHORE FAMILY VACATION – 9 p.m. MTV 1.5 2.2 0.7 47%
5 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS BRVO 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
ATLANTA FX 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
7 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 0.9 1.4 0.5 56%
LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 0.9 1.4 0.5 56%
THE LAST OG TBSC 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
INK MASTER PAR 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
12 FIXER UPPER – F HGTV 0.7 1.1 0.4 57%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
THE CHALLENGE: VENDETTAS MTV 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
LEGION – P FX 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIF 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
KRYPTON SYFY 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
18 TALKING DEAD AMC 1.0 1.3 0.3 30%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC BRVO 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
SOUTHERN CHARM – P BRVO 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
GOLD RUSH: PARKER’S TRAIL DISC 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
FORGED IN FIRE HIST 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
BLACK INK CREW VH1 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE VH1 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%

Note: 10 other shows also grew by 0.3 but had lower ratings than those above.

Adults 18-49 – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 IMPOSTERS – P BRVO 0.1 0.4 0.3 300%
THE AMERICANS FX 0.1 0.4 0.3 300%
3 TRUST FX 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
UNREAL LIF 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING TRU 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
6 INK MASTER PAR 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
7 TEEN MOM MTV 0.5 1.3 0.8 160%
8 ATLANTA FX 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
SIREN FRFM 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
THE MAGICIANS – F SYFY 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
11 LEGION – P FX 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIF 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
KRYPTON SYFY 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
14 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS BRVO 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
THE TERROR AMC 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
SUMMER HOUSE – MON. BRVO 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
TOSH.O CMDY 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
BERING SEA GOLD DISC 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
TEEN MOM: YOUNG & PREGNANT MTV 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
UNSOLVED USA 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
SUMMER HOUSE – TUES. BRVO 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
SHADOWHUNTERS FRFM 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
WHEN CALLS THE HEART HALL 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
BARRY HBOM 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
LITTLE WOMEN LA LIF 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
THE CHALLENGE VENDETTAS AFTERSHOW MTV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
WICKED TUNA NGC 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
LONG LOST FAMILY – P TLC 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: REALITY STARS WETV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%

Note: 21 other shows also grew by 100 percent but had lower ratings than those above.

Viewers – total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 6682 10317 3635 54%
2 FIXER UPPER – F HGTV 3271 4809 1538 47%
3 KRYPTON SYFY 956 2251 1295 135%
4 TEEN MOM MTV 995 2282 1287 129%
5 JERSEY SHORE FAMILY VACATION – 8 p.m. – P MTV 2430 3697 1267 52%
6 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS BRVO 1764 3026 1262 72%
7 JERSEY SHORE FAMILY VACATION – 9 p.m. MTV 2564 3797 1233 48%
8 THE AMERICANS FX 617 1767 1150 186%
9 THE LAST OG TBSC 1755 2877 1122 64%
10 THE TERROR AMC 1107 2182 1075 97%
11 SUITS USA 1057 2106 1049 99%
12 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBOM 1841 2865 1024 56%
13 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 1395 2387 992 71%
14 ATLANTA FX 779 1770 991 127%
15 WHEN CALLS THE HEART HALL 2123 3072 949 45%
16 GOLD RUSH: PARKER’S TRAIL DISC 2087 3002 915 44%
17 INK MASTER PAR 719 1633 914 127%
18 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 2450 3359 909 37%
19 VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 1484 2373 889 60%
20 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 1909 2751 842 44%
21 TRUST FX 602 1438 836 139%
22 LEGION – P FX 670 1501 831 124%
23 ONCE UPON A PRINCE HALL 2635 3393 758 29%
24 HOMELAND SHO1 1243 1984 741 60%
25 PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS LIF 1259 1998 739 59%

 

Viewers – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THE AMERICANS FX 617 1767 1150 186%
2 TRUST FX 602 1438 836 139%
3 KRYPTON SYFY 956 2251 1295 135%
4 IMPOSTERS – P BRVO 442 1031 589 133%
5 MCMAFIA AMC 218 503 285 131%
6 TEEN MOM MTV 995 2282 1287 129%
7 ATLANTA FX 779 1770 991 127%
INK MASTER PAR 719 1633 914 127%
9 LEGION – P FX 670 1501 831 124%
10 FAMOUS IN LOVE FRFM 194 423 229 118%
ASH VS EVIL DEAD STZP 136 296 160 118%
12 THE MAGICIANS – F SYFY 660 1395 735 111%
13 THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW BBCA 134 281 147 110%
14 SIREN FRFM 622 1264 642 103%
15 SUITS USA 1057 2106 1049 99%
16 THE TERROR AMC 1107 2182 1075 97%
17 BARRY HBOM 595 1150 555 93%
18 HAP AND LEONARD SUND 190 364 174 92%
19 SILICON VALLEY HBOM 625 1192 567 91%
20 THE ARTFUL DETECTIVE OVTN 127 239 112 88%
21 TOSH.O CMDY 589 1087 498 85%
22 KILLING EVE – P BBCA 423 771 348 82%
23 BILLIONS SHO1 850 1533 683 80%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIF 913 1642 729 80%
25 SCHITT’S CREEK POP 244 435 191 78%

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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