After an improvement the previous week, “The Walking Dead” hit a season low in the ratings Sunday.
It was still the top show on cable by a lot, but “The Walking Dead’s” 2.6 rating among adults 18-49 was down from 3.0 a week earlier. It also slipped in viewers from 6.77 million to 6.3 million.
The NCAA women’s championship game on ESPN was off a bit year to year with 3.54 million viewers vs. 3.83 million in 2017. Its 18-49 rating held steady at 0.8. “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” was also steady at 0.8, and “The Real Housewives of Potomac” premiered with a 0.4 on Bravo. In between the two shows, new series “Your Husband Is Cheating on Us” drew a 0.3.
“Homeland” was consistent at 0.3 on Showtime, while “Last Week Tonight” (0.4) was up from its last episode on HBO.
Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Sunday, April 1, 2018
|Show||Net||Time||Total viewers (000s)||18-49 rating|
|THE WALKING DEAD||AMC||9:00 PM||6,295||2.6|
|TALKING DEAD||AMC||10:15 PM||2,371||0.9|
|REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA||BRAVO||8:00 PM||1,930||0.8|
|NCAA WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP – MISSISSIPPI ST./NOTRE DAME||ESPN||6:15 PM||3,536||0.8|
|BUSHWORLD ADVENTURES||ADULT SWIM||11:00 PM||1,288||0.6|
|SUNDAY NIGHT BASEBALL||ESPN||8:30 PM||1,935||0.6|
|REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC||BRAVO||10:00 PM||1,177||0.4|
|LAST WEEK TONIGHT||HBO||11:01 PM||1,265||0.4|
|NAKED AND AFRAID||DISCOVERY||10:00 PM||1,326||0.4|
|CARIBBEAN LIFE||HGTV||9:00 PM||1,516||0.4|
|HOW CLOSE CAN I BEACH||HGTV||8:00 PM||1,419||0.4|
|CARIBBEAN LIFE||HGTV||9:30 PM||1,544||0.3|
|ISLAND LIFE||HGTV||10:30 PM||1,521||0.3|
|HOW CLOSE CAN I BEACH||HGTV||8:30 PM||1,415||0.3|
|COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD||ESPN||6:00 PM||1,555||0.3|
|YOUR HUSBAND IS CHEATING ON US||BRAVO||9:00 PM||895||0.3|
|ISLAND LIFE||HGTV||10:00 PM||1,418||0.3|
|WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE||BRAVO||11:00 PM||940||0.3|
|BAR RESCUE||PARAMOUNT||10:00 PM||615||0.3|
|SISTER WIVES||TLC||8:59 PM||1,171||0.3|
|GUY’S GROCERY GAMES||FOOD||9:00 PM||750||0.3|
|SISTER WIVES TELL ALL||TLC||8:00 PM||1,182||0.3|
|WICKED TUNA||NAT GEO||9:00 PM||949||0.3|
Source: The Nielsen Company.