“The Walking Dead” returned from its midseason break in steady fashion Sunday night.

The AMC zombie series won the night with a 2.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.16 million viewers, even with its midseason finale back in November. The network’s “Walking Dead” after show, “Talking Dead,” also landed in the night’s top 3, with a 0.8 and 2.31 million viewers.

Elsewhere, Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta” (0.7) ticked down a tenth, while Showtime’s “Shameless” returned from a a week off with the same 0.3 as its last episode. After taking a small hit the week before as well, HBO’s “True Detective” rebounded from a 0.2 to a 0.3 with 1.25 million viewers.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Sunday, February 10, 2019

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
THE WALKING DEAD AMC 9:00 PM 5,156 2.0
THE WALKING DEAD BONUS AMC 7:54 PM 2,479 0.8
TALKING DEAD AMC 10:14 PM 2,306 0.8
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRAVO 8:00 PM 1,632 0.7
WORST COOKS FOOD 9:00 PM 1,544 0.5
NASCAR M.E. CUP RACING – THE CLASH AT DAYTONA FOX SPORTS 3:00 PM 2,294 0.4
SHAMELESS SHOWTIME 9:05 PM 1,135 0.4
LRC: 2019 GRAMMYS E! 6:00 PM 1,268 0.4
CARIBBEAN LIFE HOME 9:00 PM 1,672 0.4
TRUE DETECTIVE HBO 9:02 PM 1,248 0.3
CARIBBEAN LIFE HOME 9:30 PM 1,521 0.3
TIGTONE ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 662 0.3
SISTER WIVES TLC 8:00 PM 1,328 0.3
EVIL LIVES HERE INVEST 9:00 PM 1,379 0.3
PREMIER LEAGUE – CHELSEA/MANCHESTER CITY NBC SPORTS 10:57 AM 732 0.3
BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME 8:30 PM 1,586 0.3
TIGTONE ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 568 0.3
AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 8:00 PM 1,394 0.3
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND ESPN 11:00 AM 586 0.3
BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME 8:00 PM 1,452 0.3
WORST COOKS FOOD 8:00 PM 928 0.3
ISLAND LIFE HOME 10:00 PM 1,394 0.3
THE A&E MOVIE A&E 8:00 PM 904 0.3
RIDICULOUSNESS MTV 8:00 PM 557 0.3
ISLAND LIFE HOME 10:30 PM 1,363 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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