“Game of Thrones” added a sizable amount to its series-high ratings for the Aug. 13 with a few days of DVR viewing.

The HBO show grew by an additional 1.3 points in adults 18-49 (5.0 to 6.3) and 2.91 million viewers in the Live +3 ratings for the week of Aug. 7. Both its 18-49 rating and total audience of 13.64 million are nearly four times bigger than the second-place finisher in each category.

“Teen Mom II” and “The Sinner” had the second biggest adults 18-49 gains, each growing by 0.7. “The Sinner” was also No. 2 in viewers added, more than doubling its initial audience over three days.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for Aug. 7-13, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating Gain vs. Live + SD
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 GAME OF THRONES HBOM 6.3 1.3 26%
2 BALLERS HBOM 1.6 0.4 33%
3 TEEN MOM II MTV 1.5 0.7 88%
LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 1.5 0.4 36%
5 BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 1.3 0.3 30%
6 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8 p.m. USA 1.2 0.1 9%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 9 p.m. USA 1.2 0.1 9%
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 10 p.m. USA 1.2 0.2 20%
9 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 1.1 0.5 83%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 1.1 0.5 83%
POWER STZP 1.1 0.3 38%
THE SINNER USA 1.1 0.7 175%
13 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRVO 1.0 0.4 67%
14 LIVE PD – FRI. AEN 0.9 0.2 29%
THE CHALLENGE: DIRTY 30 MTV 0.9 0.3 50%
THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 0.9 0.3 50%
CLAWS TNT 0.9 0.3 50%
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 0.9 0.1 12%
19 LIVE PD – SAT. AEN 0.8 0.1 14%
INSECURE HBOM 0.8 0.1 14%
INK MASTER SPK 0.8 0.3 60%
90 DAY FIANCE: HAPPILY EVER AFTER TLC 0.8 0.2 33%
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.8 0.3 60%

*16 shows tied for 24th place at 0.7.

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 viewers for Aug. 7-13, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s) Gain vs. Live + SD (000s)
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 GAME OF THRONES HBOM 13,643 2,910 27%
2 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 9 p.m. USA 3,660 341 10%
3 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8 p.m. USA 3,654 386 12%
4 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 10 p.m. USA 3,549 400 13%
5 THE SINNER USA 3,425 2,012 142%
6 BALLERS HBOM 3,319 832 33%
7 THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 3,073 743 32%
8 LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 2,938 650 28%
9 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW – WEDS. MNBC 2,919 95 3%
10 WWE SMACKDOWN USA 2,883 295 11%
11 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW – THURS. MNBC 2,781 64 2%
12 HANNITY – MON. FXNC 2,743 61 2%
13 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 2,731 1,007 58%
14 HANNITY – TUES. FXNC 2,729 58 2%
15 BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 2,688 500 23%
16 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT – MON. FXNC 2,686 60 2%
17 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 2,682 1,086 68%
18 HANNITY – WEDS. FXNC 2,674 41 2%
19 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 2,641 566 27%
20 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBOM 2,634 847 47%
21 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW – TUES. MNBC 2,616 58 2%
22 FOOD NETWORK STAR FOOD 2,609 614 31%
23 THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW – FRI. MNBC 2,590 177 7%
24 MLB SUNDAY NIGHT – RED SOX/YANKEES ESPN 2,578 13 1%
25 THE FIVE – MON. FXNC 2,573 44 2%

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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