“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.

Posted by:Alex Welch

Alex Welch has been writing for TV by the Numbers since January 2016. In his off time he enjoys rewatching old episodes of Game of Thrones and unironically singing along to ABBA. Every now and then, he even does them at the same time. He lives in Los Angeles.

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