“The Walking Dead,” as usual, was the clear No. 1 in both adults 18-49 and total viewers in the weekly cable rankings for March 6-12. A little bit further down the chart, a VH1 show made a strong debut.

The Season 6 premiere of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” tied “Talking Dead” for second among adults 18-49 with a 1.7 rating. It finished 12th in viewers with 3.22 million.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for March 6-12, 2017

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC Sun. 9:00 PM 4.9 6,265
2 TALKING DEAD AMC Sun. 10:07 PM 1.7 2,241
LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA – P VH1 Mon. 8:00 PM 1.7 2,123
4 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 9:00 PM 1.2 1,503
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRAVO Sun. 8:00 PM 1.2 1,491
6 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 8:00 PM 1.1 1,469
ACC TOURNAMENT – DUKE/NOTRE DAME ESPN Sat. 9:00 PM 1.1 1,400
FAST N LOUD DISC Mon. 9:00 PM 1.1 1,371
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 10:00 PM 1.1 1,361
10 GOLD RUSH DISC Fri. 9:00 PM 1.0 1,342
ACC TOURNAMENT – DUKE/N. CAROLINA ESPN Fri. 7:00 PM 1.0 1,293
12 NBA BASKETBALL – CAVALIERS/ROCKETS ESPN Sun. 9:00 PM 0.9 1,181
WWE SMACKDOWN USA Tues. 8:00 PM 0.9 1,146
NBA BASKETBALL – CELTICS/WARRIORS ESPN Weds. 10:28 PM 0.9 1,108
THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS Weds. 9:30 PM 0.9 1,098
16 GOLD RUSH: SPECIAL DISC Fri. 10:31 PM 0.8 1,073
FAMILY GUY ADSM Tues. 11:00 PM 0.8 1,073
FAMILY GUY ADSM Tues. 11:30 PM 0.8 1,063
TEEN MOM II MTV Mon. 9:00 PM 0.8 1,060
THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS Weds. 9:00 PM 0.8 1,059
FAMILY GUY ADSM Mon. 11:30 PM 0.8 1,043
FAMILY GUY ADSM Thurs. 11:30 PM 0.8 1,043
FAMILY GUY ADSM Sun. 11:00 PM 0.8 1,038
THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS Weds. 10:00 PM 0.8 1,034
THE WALKING DEAD AMC Sun. 7:59 PM 0.8 1,028
SEC TOURNAMENT – ARKANSAS/KENTUCKY ESPN Sun. 12:56 PM 0.8 1,021
COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD ESPN Fri. 9:31 PM 0.8 1,017
BOB’S BURGERS ADSM Tues. 10:30 PM 0.8 1,010
BOB’S BURGERS ADSM Tues. 10:00 PM 0.8 998
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA Tues. 10:00 PM 0.8 989
FROZEN DISNEY Sat. 5:45 PM 0.8 985
DIESEL BROTHERS DISC Mon. 10:00 PM 0.8 979
SAMURAI JACK – P ADSM Sat. 11:00 PM 0.8 973
FAMILY GUY ADSM Thurs. 11:00 PM 0.8 970

 

Top 25 cable shows in viewers for March 6-12, 2017

Rank Show Net Day Time Viewers (000s)
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC Sun. 9:00 PM 10,676
2 TALKING DEAD AMC Sun. 10:07 PM 3,963
3 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FNC Mon. 8:00 PM 3,850
4 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FNC Weds. 8:00 PM 3,678
5 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FNC Tues. 8:00 PM 3,649
6 ACC TOURNAMENT – DUKE/NOTRE DAME ESPN Sat. 9:00 PM 3,596
7 GOLD RUSH DISC Fri. 9:00 PM 3,557
8 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FNC Thurs. 8:00 PM 3,414
9 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 9:00 PM 3,384
10 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 8:00 PM 3,322
11 FIXER UPPER HGTV Tues. 9:00 PM 3,246
12 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA – P VH1 Mon. 8:00 PM 3,221
13 KIDS CHOICE AWARDS 2017 – S NICK Sat. 8:00 PM 3,054
14 ACC TOURNAMENT – DUKE/N. CAROLINA ESPN Fri. 7:00 PM 2,973
15 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA Mon. 10:00 PM 2,954
16 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FNC Mon. 9:00 PM 2,906
17 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC Weds. 9:00 PM 2,906
18 TANGLED: THE SERIES – P DISNEY Fri. 8:00 PM 2,869
19 THE FIVE FNC Mon. 5:00 PM 2,864
20 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FNC Weds. 9:00 PM 2,852
21 SPECIAL REPORT W/BRET BAIER FNC Mon. 6:00 PM 2,808
22 GOLD RUSH: SPECIAL DISC Fri. 10:31 PM 2,807
23 HANNITY FNC Mon. 10:00 PM 2,795
24 THE FIVE FNC Tues. 5:00 PM 2,760
25 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FNC Tues. 9:00 PM 2,755

All ratings are live + same-day. 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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