TLC’s “90 Day Fiance” took the top spot in the Sunday cable ratings, and ticked up two-tenths from its previous 0.6 to a 0.8 in adults 18-49. Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta” followed closely behind with a 0.7, down a tenth from the 0.8 it had scored the week before, while “Dirty John” experienced its first ratings hit, slipping from a 0.4 to a 0.3.

Elsewhere, it was a solid night for Starz’s “Outlander,” which maintained a 0.2 for its fourth straight episode, and rose to a season high in total viewers with 1.12 million. On Showtime, “Ray Donovan” (0.2) and “Escape at Dannemora” (0.1) similarly held steady, with the latter also growing to a new high in viewers with 664,000.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Sunday, December 16, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
90 DAY FIANCE TLC 8:00 PM 2,075 0.8
REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 8:00 PM 1,823 0.7
90 DAY FIANCE: LIVE AFTER TLC 10:00 PM 1,443 0.5
HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: A GINGERBREAD ROMANCE HALLMARK 8:00 PM 2,736 0.5
VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,266 0.5
NFL COUNTDOWN ESPN 10:00 AM 1,071 0.4
LIGA MX (PT) SUN: F – CRUZ AZUL / AMERICA UNIVISION 7:23 PM 891 0.4
PREMIER LEAGUE – MANCHESTER UNITED/LIVERPOOL NBC SPORTS 10:53 AM 819 0.3
HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD SHDO FOOD 9:00 PM 1,274 0.3
DEADLY LEGACY INVEST 10:00 PM 1,094 0.3
DIRTY JOHN BRAVO 10:00 PM 1,138 0.3
THE SHIVERING TRUTH ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 601 0.3
90 DAY FIANCE: MORE TO LO TLC 6:00 PM 863 0.3
ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,972 0.3
THE SHIVERING TRUTH ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 546 0.3
SPORTSCENTER 12AM ESPN 12:00 AM 606 0.3
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 9:00 AM 660 0.3
PIONEER WOMAN FOOD 10:30 AM 1,107 0.3
NFL GAMEDAY MORNING NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 673 0.2
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 8:00 AM 569 0.2
THE LAST ALASKANS DISCOVERY 10:01 PM 1,344 0.2
GIRL MEETS FARM FOOD 11:00 AM 954 0.2
SPORTSCENTER 1AM ESPN 1:00 AM 480 0.2
GIADAS HOLIDAY HANDBOOK FOOD 11:30 AM 857 0.2
HAWAII LIFE HOME 8:00 PM 992 0.2

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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