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The fall finale of “The Walking Dead” (7.0) easily led the 18-49 demographic for the week of Nov. 23-29. It ceded the total viewer crown, however, to “Monday Night Football,” which drew 275,000 more people.

Of note in the viewer rankings, Hallmark had five Christmas movies in the Top 25.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for Nov. 23-29, 2015

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 11/29/15 9:00 PM 7.0 8899
2 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ESPN 11/23/15 8:15 PM 5.1 6495
3 INTO THE BADLANDS AMC 11/29/15 10:01 PM 2.5 3123
4 SPORTSCENTER ESPN 11/23/15 12:06 AM 1.6 1985
5 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME   L ESPN 11/28/15 7:32 PM 1.4 1831
5t COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME   L ESPN 11/27/15 8:14 PM 1.4 1787
5t THE WALKING DEAD AMC 11/29/15 8:00 PM 1.4 1721
8 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 11/29/15 8:00 PM 1.3 1628
8t TALKING DEAD AMC 11/29/15 11:00 PM 1.3 1617
8t LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 11/23/15 8:00 PM 1.3 1591
8t COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT     L ESPN 11/28/15 3:30 PM 1.3 1589
12 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS BET 11/29/15 8:00 PM 1.1 1457
12t NBA BASKETBALL TNT 11/24/15 10:46 PM 1.1 1442
12t GOLD RUSH DISC 11/27/15 9:00 PM 1.1 1421
15 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/23/15 8:00 PM 1.0 1319
15t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/23/15 9:00 PM 1.0 1285
15t STREET OUTLAWS DISC 11/23/15 9:00 PM 1.0 1252
15t ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 11/25/15 9:00 PM 1.0 1228
15t COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT     L ESPN 11/28/15 12:01 PM 1.0 1217
15t FAMILY GUY ADSM 11/23/15 11:30 PM 1.0 1213
21 FAMILY GUY ADSM 11/23/15 11:00 PM 0.9 1203
21t FAMILY GUY ADSM 11/28/15 11:30 PM 0.9 1200
21t BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO VH1 11/23/15 9:00 PM 0.9 1197
21t FAMILY GUY ADSM 11/25/15 11:30 PM 0.9 1197
21t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/23/15 10:00 PM 0.9 1185

 

Note: 14 other shows also had 0.9 ratings but fewer 18-49 viewers.

Top 25 cable series in viewers for Nov. 23-29, 2015

Rank Show Net Day Time Viewers (000s)
1 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ESPN 11/23/15 8:15 PM 14256
2 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 11/29/15 9:00 PM 13981
3 INTO THE BADLANDS AMC 11/29/15 10:01 PM 5166
4 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME   L ESPN 11/27/15 8:14 PM 5108
5 A CHRISTMAS DETOUR HALL 11/28/15 8:00 PM 4778
6 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT     L ESPN 11/28/15 3:30 PM 4503
7 CROWN FOR CHRISTMAS HALL 11/27/15 8:00 PM 4290
8 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME   L ESPN 11/28/15 7:32 PM 4280
9 GOLD RUSH DISC 11/27/15 9:00 PM 3810
10 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 11/25/15 9:00 PM 3629
11 DESPICABLE ME DSNY 11/25/15 8:00 PM 3565
12 SPORTSCENTER:             L ESPN 11/23/15 12:06 AM 3481
13 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 11/23/15 8:00 PM 3476
14 ANGEL OF CHRISTMAS HALL 11/29/15 8:00 PM 3320
15 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 11/24/15 8:00 PM 3281
16 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/23/15 8:00 PM 3190
17 12 GIFTS OF CHRISTMAS HALL 11/26/15 8:00 PM 3143
18 THE WALKNG DEAD AMC 11/29/15 8:00 PM 3097
19 ONCE UPON A HOLIDAY HALL 11/25/15 8:00 PM 3080
20 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS BET 11/29/15 8:00 PM 3021
21 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/23/15 9:00 PM 2990
22 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT     L ESPN 11/28/15 12:01 PM 2943
23 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISC 11/29/15 9:00 PM 2842
24 SPECIAL REPORT W/BRET BAIER FOXNC 11/23/15 6:00 PM 2815
25 SPECIAL REPORT W/BRET BAIER FOXNC 11/24/15 6:00 PM 2814

 

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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