Episode 4 of “American Horror Story: Roanoke” was by far the biggest beneficiary of DVR and on-demand viewing on cable for the week of Oct. 3-9.

The FX show grew by 1.8 points in adults 18-49 and by 3.3 million viewers in the Live +7 ratings, in both measures drawing more viewers after it aired than on the night of its initial run.

The Top 25 gainers (including ties) in the Live +7 ratings for Oct. 3-9, 2016 are below. The rankings include first-run, regular series and specials only, not repeats.

Adults 18-49 – total gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE FX 1.4 3.2 1.8 129%
2 TEEN MOM MTV 0.6 1.5 0.9 150%
3 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
4 WESTWORLD HBOM 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
SHAMELESS SHO1 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
7 BELOW DECK BRVO 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
60 DAYS IN AEN 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
INK MASTER SPK 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
11 LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 1.1 1.5 0.4 36%
ROB & CHYNA ENT 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
PROJECT RUNWAY LIF 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
LITTLE WOMEN LA LIF 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
THE STRAIN FX 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
ATLANTA FX 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
DON’T BE TARDY BRVO 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
19 BASKETBALL WIVES LA VH1 0.7 1.0 0.3 43%
FAST N LOUD DISC 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
21 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIF 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
TOSH.O CMDY 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBSC 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
WORST COOKS FOOD 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
QUEEN SUGAR OWN 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT AEN 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
DANCE MOMS LIF 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
BAD GIRLS CLUB OXYG 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%

 

Adults 18-49 – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 BEHIND BARS FL AEN 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
HALT AND CATCH FIRE AMC 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS CMT 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
ULTIMATE FIGHTER FS1 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
VAN HELSING SYFY 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
6 TEEN MOM MTV 0.6 1.5 0.9 150%
SHAMELESS SHO1 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
BAD GIRLS CLUB OXYG 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
9 DON’T BE TARDY BRVO 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
10 AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE FX 1.4 3.2 1.8 129%
11 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
12 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
60 DAYS IN AEN 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
INK MASTER SPK 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
THE STRAIN FX 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
ATLANTA FX 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT AEN 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
DANCE MOMS LIF 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
BORN THIS WAY SPECIALS AEN 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRVO 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
BETTER THINGS FX 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
HOMICIDE HUNTER ID 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
DANCE MOMS FL LIF 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
NICK CANNON WILD N OUT MTV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
ASH VS. EVIL DEAD STZP 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
PARANORMAL WITNESS SYFY 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
TOO CLOSE TO HOME TLC 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
GHOST ADVENTURES TRAV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
YOUNGER TVL 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: REALITY STARS WE 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%

Note: 23 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 AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE FX 2829 6130 3301 117%
2 WESTWORLD HBOM 1496 2908 1412 94%
3 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 1714 3112 1398 82%
4 TEEN MOM MTV 1137 2460 1323 116%
5 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 1711 2905 1194 70%
6 PROJECT RUNWAY LIF 1970 3147 1177 60%
7 BELOW DECK BRVO 1410 2582 1172 83%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 1373 2545 1172 85%
9 THE STRAIN FX 815 1928 1113 137%
10 QUEEN SUGAR OWN 1437 2544 1107 77%
11 SHAMELESS SHO1 1106 2212 1106 100%
12 INK MASTER SPK 1042 2044 1002 96%
13 CHESAPEAKE SHORES HALL 1718 2617 899 52%
14 60 DAYS IN AEN 1214 2085 871 72%
15 DON’T BE TARDY BRVO 771 1574 803 104%
16 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBSC 1254 2034 780 62%
17 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBOM 1514 2293 779 51%
18 LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 2135 2902 767 36%
19 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 798 1539 741 93%
20 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIF 1343 2063 720 54%
21 ROB & CHYNA ENT 1042 1761 719 69%
22 WORST COOKS FOOD 1325 2030 705 53%
23 FAST N LOUD DISC 1516 2213 697 46%
24 DANCE MOMS LIF 919 1597 678 74%
25 AUTUMN IN THE VINEYARD HALL 2195 2863 668 30%


Viewers – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 THE STRAIN FX 815 1928 1113 137%
2 MASTERS OF SEX SHO1 341 780 439 129%
3 AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE FX 2829 6130 3301 117%
4 TEEN MOM MTV 1137 2460 1323 116%
ASH VS. EVIL DEAD STZP 334 721 387 116%
6 BETTER THINGS FX 439 932 493 112%
7 DON’T BE TARDY BRVO 771 1574 803 104%
8 SHAMELESS SHO1 1106 2212 1106 100%
9 INK MASTER SPK 1042 2044 1002 96%
THE PROFIT CNBC 384 753 369 96%
HALT AND CATCH FIRE AMC 366 717 351 96%
12 WESTWORLD HBOM 1496 2908 1412 94%
YOUNGER TVL 537 1042 505 94%
14 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 798 1539 741 93%
15 DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS CMT 305 586 281 92%
16 BAD GIRLS CLUB OXYG 481 913 432 90%
17 YOU’RE THE WORST FXX 218 408 190 87%
GHOST ADVENTURES TRAV 574 1071 497 87%
19 VAN HELSING SYFY 619 1149 530 86%
20 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: REALITY STARS WE 485 899 414 85%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRVO 1373 2545 1172 85%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT FYI 448 829 381 85%
23 BELOW DECK BRVO 1410 2582 1172 83%
24 I LOVE KELLIE PICKLER CMT 200 364 164 82%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 1714 3112 1398 82%

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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