Episode 2 of “The Alienist” doubled its audience with a week of delayed viewing.

The Jan. 29 installment of the new TNT series went from a 0.5 rating among adults 18-49 for its initial airing to a 1.0 in Live +7. and from 1.93 million to 3.86 million viewers. It tied for fifth in adults 18-49 gain and was second in viewers added.

Here are the top cable shows in the Live +7 rankings for Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2018. 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 TEEN MOM MTV 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS BRVO 0.5 1.2 0.7 140%
ACS: ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE FX 0.4 1.1 0.7 175%
4 VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
5 THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%
GOLD RUSH DISC 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
FIXER UPPER – S HGTV 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
THE ALIENIST TNT 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
TOP CHEF BRVO 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
WACO PAR 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
11 THE CHALLENGE: VENDETTAS MTV 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
BLACK INK CREW VH1 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
60 DAYS IN AEN 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
INK MASTER PAR 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRVO 0.2 0.6 0.4 200%
19 LOVE & HIP HOP MIAMI VH1 1.0 1.3 0.3 30%
LOVE & HIP HOP VH1 1.0 1.3 0.3 30%
STREET OUTLAWS SPECIAL DISC 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIF 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
SIESTA KEY MTV 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
SUMMER HOUSE BRVO 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
GROWN-ISH FRFM 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
THE LIBRARIANS TNT 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
WORST COOKS IN AMERICA FOOD 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
THE FOSTERS FRFM 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
KNIGHTFALL HIST 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
LIP SYNC BATTLE PAR 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
NASHVILLE CMT 0.1 0.4 0.3 300%

 

Adults 18-49 – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 NASHVILLE CMT 0.1 0.4 0.3 300%
2 MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRVO 0.2 0.6 0.4 200%
3 ACS: ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE FX 0.4 1.1 0.7 175%
4 TOP CHEF BRVO 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
WACO PAR 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
6 WORST COOKS IN AMERICA FOOD 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
THE FOSTERS FRFM 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
KNIGHTFALL HIST 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
LIP SYNC BATTLE PAR 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
10 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS BRVO 0.5 1.2 0.7 140%
11 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
13 TEEN MOM MTV 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
THE ALIENIST TNT 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
60 DAYS IN AEN 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
INK MASTER PAR 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
SUMMER HOUSE BRVO 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
GROWN-ISH FRFM 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
THE LIBRARIANS TNT 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
STORAGE WARS AEN 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
DRUNK HISTORY CMDY 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS LIF 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
HAPPY! SYFY 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
I AM JAZZ TLC 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WETV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%

Note: 18 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 ACS: ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE FX 1262 3201 1939 154%
2 THE ALIENIST TNT 1929 3863 1934 100%
3 FIXER UPPER – S HGTV 3213 4926 1713 53%
4 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS BRVO 1597 3029 1432 90%
5 THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 3251 4641 1390 43%
6 WACO PAR 738 1920 1182 160%
7 TEEN MOM MTV 1239 2417 1178 95%
8 GOLD RUSH DISC 2726 3893 1167 43%
9 TOP CHEF BRVO 882 1963 1081 123%
10 MY SECRET VALENTINE HALL 3056 4117 1061 35%
11 VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 1539 2597 1058 69%
12 THE LIBRARIANS TNT 1336 2379 1043 78%
13 KNIGHTFALL HIST 1052 2078 1026 98%
14 NASHVILLE CMT 718 1725 1007 140%
15 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBOM 1914 2871 957 50%
WORST COOKS IN AMERICA FOOD 969 1812 843 87%
17 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 892 1683 791 89%
18 MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIF 921 1706 785 85%
19 INK MASTER PAR 809 1575 766 95%
20 THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 2222 2979 757 34%
21 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 967 1714 747 77%
22 CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 534 1246 712 133%
23 PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS LIF 974 1680 706 72%
24 MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRVO 705 1380 675 96%
25 HAPPY! SYFY 541 1206 665 123%

 

Viewers – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 DIVORCE HBOM 229 648 419 183%
2 COUNTERPART STZP 299 831 532 178%
3 WACO PAR 738 1920 1182 160%
4 ACS: ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE FX 1262 3201 1939 154%
5 BELLEVUE WGNA 240 584 344 143%
6 NASHVILLE CMT 718 1725 1007 140%
7 THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW BBCA 188 442 254 135%
8 CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 534 1246 712 133%
9 PORTLANDIA IFC 100 227 127 127%
10 HAPPY! SYFY 541 1206 665 123%
TOP CHEF BRVO 882 1963 1081 123%
12 CRASHING HBOM 174 377 203 117%
13 BEYOND FRFM 233 490 257 110%
14 LIP SYNC BATTLE PAR 461 945 484 105%
15 THE ALIENIST TNT 1929 3863 1934 100%
16 KNIGHTFALL HIST 1052 2078 1026 98%
17 MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRVO 705 1380 675 96%
DRUNK HISTORY CMDY 430 841 411 96%
19 THE MAGICIANS SYFY 670 1309 639 95%
TEEN MOM MTV 1239 2417 1178 95%
INK MASTER PAR 809 1575 766 95%
22 THE FOSTERS FRFM 562 1092 530 94%
23 SIESTA KEY MTV 623 1184 561 90%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS BRVO 1597 3029 1432 90%
25 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 892 1683 791 89%

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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