“Killing Eve” kicked off its second season in fine fashion Sunday night, with its best live + same day ratings to date.
Simulcast on both BBC America and AMC, the season 2 premiere of the critically-acclaimed series grabbed a 0.2 rating in adults 18-49 with 769,000 viewers on AMC, and a 0.1 rating with 403,000 viewers on AMC.
The premiere’s AMC broadcast alone topped the show’s first season highs in both measures (0.1, 701,000 viewers). With the BBC America and AMC broadcasts combined, the premiere drew in 1.17 million viewers, beating its first season’s largest L+SD audience by almost half a million viewers.
Meanwhile, Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta” led the night with a 0.9, up a tenth from its previous 0.8. ESPN’s broadcast of the Women’s NCAA Championship game between Notre Dame and Baylor came second with a 0.8 and 3.69 million viewers.
E!’s “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” rounded out the night’s top 3, but ticked down from its season premiere’s 0.6 to a 0.5 this time around. Outside of the top 25, Showtime’s “Billions” held steady with another 0.2, and rose to a season high in total viewers (886,000). Starz’s “American Gods” (0.1) stayed even week-to-week as well.
Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Sunday, April 7, 2019
|Show||Net||Time||Total viewers (000s)||18-49 rating|
|REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA||BRAVO||8:00 PM||2,346||0.9|
|WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP – NOTRE DAME/BAYLOR||ESPN||6:15 PM||3,689||0.8|
|KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS||E!||9:00 PM||1,125||0.5|
|MLB SUNDAY NIGHT – LA DODGERS/COLORADO||ESPN||8:32 PM||1,498||0.5|
|BUDDY VS DUFF||FOOD||9:00 PM||1,452||0.4|
|NASCAR M.E. CUP RACING L: BRISTOL||FOX SPORTS||1:46 PM||2,806||0.4|
|MARRIED TO MEDICINE LA||BRAVO||9:00 PM||1,070||0.4|
|SISTER WIVES||TLC||8:00 PM||1,473||0.4|
|EXP UNKNOWN: EGYPT LIVE||DISCOVERY||8:00 PM||1,467||0.3|
|EVIL LIVES HERE||INVEST||8:00 PM||1,333||0.3|
|HOW CLOSE CAN I BEACH||HOME||8:00 PM||1,299||0.3|
|NCAA STUDIO UPDATE||ESPN||6:00 PM||1,674||0.3|
|HOW CLOSE CAN I BEACH||HOME||8:30 PM||1,244||0.3|
|MEDITERRANEAN LIFE||HOME||10:00 PM||1,293||0.3|
|CARIBBEAN LIFE||HOME||9:00 PM||1,214||0.3|
|MADELEINE MCCANN: AN ID||INVEST||9:00 PM||1,213||0.3|
|CARIBBEAN LIFE||HOME||9:30 PM||1,243||0.3|
|NASCAR ME CUP POST||FOX SPORTS||5:11 PM||1,761||0.3|
|LAST WEEK TONIGHT||HBO||11:02 PM||921||0.3|
|SEEKING SISTER WIFE||TLC||9:01 PM||1,062||0.3|
|MEDITERRANEAN LIFE||HOME||10:30 PM||1,209||0.3|
|VERY CAVALLARI||E!||10:00 PM||537||0.3|
|WWE WRESTLEMANIA KICKOFF||USA||6:00 PM||749||0.3|
|BAR RESCUE||PARAMOUNT||10:00 PM||530||0.3|
|WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE||BRAVO||10:00 PM||743||0.3|
Source: The Nielsen Company.