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“Monday Night Football” recorded its lowest 18-49 rating of the season last week, but the 3.4 for game between Baltimore and Cleveland was still far and away the best on cable for the week of Nov. 30-Dec. 6.

A number of news shows also saw a spike in viewers on Wednesday in the wake of the mass shootings in San Bernardino, Calif.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2015

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ESPN 11/30/15 8:15 PM 3.4 4283
2 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NFLN 12/03/15 8:26 PM 1.5 1845
2t THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL POSTGAME NFLN 12/03/15 11:41 PM 1.5 1844
4 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 12/06/15 8:00 PM 1.4 1832
4t ELF FAM 12/05/15 7:15 PM 1.4 1794
4t SPORTSCENTER ESPN 11/30/15 11:46 PM 1.4 1715
7 LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 11/30/15 8:00 PM 1.3 1665
8 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT ESPN 12/05/15 12:01 PM 1.2 1564
8 GOLD RUSH DISC 12/04/15 9:00 PM 1.2 1558
8t AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL FX 12/02/15 10:00 PM 1.2 1528
8t STREET OUTLAWS DISC 11/30/15 9:00 PM 1.2 1520
8t HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS FAM 12/06/15 6:30 PM 1.2 1490
8t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/01/15 9:30 PM 1.2 1487
14 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/01/15 10:00 PM 1.1 1417
14t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/01/15 9:00 PM 1.1 1404
14t KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 12/06/15 9:00 PM 1.1 1395
14t ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 12/02/15 8:00 PM 1.1 1391
14t HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS FAM 12/05/15 9:30 PM 1.1 1373
14t THE SANTA CLAUSE FAM 12/02/15 8:45 PM 1.1 1370
14t INTO THE BADLANDS AMC 12/06/15 10:00 PM 1.1 1345
21 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/30/15 9:00 PM 1.0 1331
21t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/30/15 10:00 PM 1.0 1328
21t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/30/15 8:00 PM 1.0 1292
21t FAMILY GUY ADSM 11/30/15 11:30 PM 1.0 1287
21t FAMILY GUY ADSM 11/30/15 11:00 PM 1.0 1276
21t HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS FAM 12/02/15 6:00 PM 1.0 1250
21t BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO VH1 11/30/15 9:00 PM 1.0 1248
21t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/01/15 10:30 PM 1.0 1245
21t NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 12/04/15 9:35 PM 1.0 1235
21t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/02/15 10:30 PM 1.0 1233
21t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/06/15 10:30 PM 1.0 1226
21t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/02/15 10:00 PM 1.0 1224
21t FAMILY GUY ADSM 12/02/15 11:00 PM 1.0 1217
21t ELF FAM 12/04/15 9:30 PM 1.0 1212
21t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/06/15 10:00 PM 1.0 1205

Top 25 cable series in viewers for Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2015

Rank Show Net Day Time Viewers (000s)
1 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ESPN 11/30/15 8:15 PM 10116
2 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 12/02/15 8:00 PM 5921
3 ON THE RECORD W/GRETA FOXNC 12/02/15 7:00 PM 5193
4 THE KELLY FILE FOXNC 12/02/15 9:00 PM 5040
5 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 12/02/15 8:00 PM 4559
6 SPECIAL REPORT W/BRET BAIER FOXNC 12/02/15 6:00 PM 4440
7 HANNITY FOXNC 12/02/15 10:00 PM 4346
8 GOLD RUSH DISC 12/04/15 9:00 PM 3996
9 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT ESPN 12/05/15 12:01 PM 3943
10 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 12/03/15 8:00 PM 3875
11 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NFLN 12/03/15 8:26 PM 3798
12 ELF FAM 12/05/15 7:15 PM 3721
13 MAJOR CRIMES TNT 11/30/15 9:00 PM 3689
14 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 12/02/15 9:00 PM 3615
15 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 12/02/15 7:00 PM 3558
16 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOXNC 12/02/15 5:00 PM 3520
17 JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS HALL 12/05/15 8:00 PM 3462
18 HANNITY FOXNC 12/02/15 11:00 PM 3433
19 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL POSTGAME NFLN 12/03/15 11:41 PM 3433
20 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISC 12/06/15 9:00 PM 3432
21 PRES ADDRESS/ANALYSIS FOXNC 12/06/15 8:15 PM 3388
22 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 12/01/15 8:00 PM 3372
23 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/30/15 8:00 PM 3309
24 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/01/15 9:30 PM 3288
25 KAREN KINGSBURY’S THE BRIDGE HALL 12/06/15 8:00 PM 3200

 

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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