Per usual, “The Walking Dead” was the biggest gainer in the Live +7 ratings for the week of Nov. 28. The show added 2.7 points to its adults 18-49 rating (5.0 to 7.7) and 5.29 million viewers with a week of DVR and on-demand catchup.

The finale of “Westworld” grew by 0.7 in adults 18-49 to a 1.7 and added 1.51 million viewers.

Here are the top cable shows in the Live +7 rankings for Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2016. 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 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 5.0 7.7 2.7 54%
2 WESTWORLD – F HBOM 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
SOUTH PARK CMDY 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%
TEEN MOM MTV 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
TEEN MOM REUNION PT 1 MTV 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
6 GOLD RUSH DISC 1.0 1.6 0.6 60%
FIXER UPPER HGTV 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%
VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
TOP CHEF – P BRVO 0.3 0.9 0.6 200%
10 TALKING DEAD AMC 1.7 2.2 0.5 29%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 1.1 1.6 0.5 45%
LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY & THE AFTERMATH – P AEN 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
BELOW DECK BRVO 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
VIKINGS HIST 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
SHAMELESS SHO1 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
PROJECT RUNWAY LIF 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
INK MASTER SPK 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
18 LOVE AND HIP HOP VH1 1.3 1.7 0.4 31%
STREET OUTLAWS DISC 1.0 1.4 0.4 40%
QUEEN SUGAR – F OWN 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
SISTER WIVES TLC 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
TOSH.O CMDY 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
23 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 10 p.m. USA 1.1 1.4 0.3 27%
THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 0.9 1.2 0.3 33%
AMERICAN DAD TBSC 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%

Note: 12 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 TOP CHEF – P BRVO 0.3 0.9 0.6 200%
STAR WARS REBELS DX D 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
ASH VS EVIL DEAD STZP 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
VAN HELSING SYFY 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
INCORPORATED – P SYFY 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
SISTER WIVES: 1ST LOOK TLC 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
GOOD BEHAVIOR TNT 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
FALLING WATER USA 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
9 LADIES OF LONDON – P BRVO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
YOUNGER TVL 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
11 TEEN MOM REUNION PT 1 MTV 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
12 TEEN MOM MTV 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
PROJECT RUNWAY LIF 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
INK MASTER SPK 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
TOSH.O CMDY 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
DON’T BE TARDY BRVO 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LA BRVO 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
GIRL MEETS WORLD DSNY 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
LITTLE WOMEN DALLAS LIF 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
BAD GIRLS CLUB OXYG 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
DIVORCE HBOM 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
TEEN WOLF MTV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
MARS NGC 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
THE AFFAIR SHO1 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
Z NATION SYFY 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
KINDRED SPIRITS TLC 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING TRU 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: REALITY STARS WE 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%

Note: 21 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 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 10491 15776 5285 50%
2 VIKINGS HIST 2407 3955 1548 64%
3 FIXER UPPER HGTV 3388 4932 1544 46%
4 WESTWORLD – F HBOM 2241 3748 1507 67%
5 GOLD RUSH DISC 3295 4797 1502 46%
6 PROJECT RUNWAY LIF 1792 3143 1351 75%
7 TOP CHEF – P BRVO 796 2055 1259 158%
8 HENRY DANGER NICK 2496 3732 1236 50%
9 THE LIBRARIANS TNT 1867 3065 1198 64%
10 SHOOTER USA 1674 2813 1139 68%
11 SOUTH PARK CMDY 1449 2559 1110 77%
12 SHAMELESS SHO1 1603 2710 1107 69%
13 BELOW DECK BRVO 1526 2628 1102 72%
14 LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY & THE AFTERMATH – P AEN 2118 3214 1096 52%
15 VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 1253 2346 1093 87%
16 TEEN MOM MTV 1298 2388 1090 84%
17 MARS NGC 795 1864 1069 134%
18 TEEN MOM REUNION PT 1 MTV 1126 2192 1066 95%
19 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 2741 3791 1050 38%
20 QUEEN SUGAR – F OWN 1913 2958 1045 55%
21 TALKING DEAD AMC 3774 4816 1042 28%
22 THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 2970 3962 992 33%
23 INK MASTER SPK 1105 2033 928 84%
24 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISC 2873 3728 855 30%
25 VIKINGS SPECIALS HIST 1705 2548 843 49%


Viewers – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 TOP CHEF BRVO 796 2055 1259 158%
2 MARS NGC 795 1864 1069 134%
3 ASH VS EVIL DEAD STZP 266 568 302 114%
4 STAR WARS REBELS DX D 362 763 401 111%
5 DON’T BE TARDY BRVO 645 1335 690 107%
6 THE AFFAIR SHO1 662 1353 691 104%
TEEN WOLF MTV 429 874 445 104%
8 VAN HELSING SYFY 502 1006 504 100%
9 BROKEN SKULL CHALLENGE CMT 164 327 163 99%
10 ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING TRU 382 755 373 98%
11 TEEN MOM REUNION PT 1 MTV 1126 2192 1066 95%
12 THOSE WHO CAN’T TRU 123 232 109 89%
13 VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 1253 2346 1093 87%
14 DIRK GENTLY’S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY BBCA 307 572 265 86%
15 YOUNGER TVL 655 1209 554 85%
16 INK MASTER SPK 1105 2033 928 84%
TEEN MOM MTV 1298 2388 1090 84%
18 INCORPORATED – P SYFY 523 949 426 81%
19 DIVORCE HBOM 638 1151 513 80%
THE ROYALS – P ENT 609 1094 485 80%
21 GRAHAM NORTON SHOW BBCA 225 403 178 79%
DRUNK HISTORY CMDY 717 1284 567 79%
HOTEL IMPOSSIBLE TRAV 314 562 248 79%
24 GOOD BEHAVIOR TNT 516 921 405 78%
AFTERMATH SYFY 608 1081 473 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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