The season 5 premiere of “Fear the Walking Dead” returned AMC to the top of the Sunday cable ratings.
The zombie series led the night’s cable chart with a 0.6 rating in adults 18-49 and 1.97 million viewers, down one-tenth from both its midseason premiere last year and its season 4 finale. The series premiere of “NOS4A2” followed it with a 0.3 and 1.11 million viewers.
TLC’s “90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?” (0.5) came second in the night, matching its rating from the week before, while E!’s “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” ticked back up from a 0.3 to a 0.4. On ESPN, the MLB Sunday Night game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees posted a 0.4 with 1.97 million viewers, up from the previous week’s Atlanta vs. St. Louis game (0.3, 1.32 million).
Elsewhere, Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Potomac” and HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” landed a little lower in the chart, but scored matching 0.3s. Outside of the top 25, Showtime’s “Billions” rebounded from its previous 0.1 back up to a 0.2.
Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Sunday, June 2, 2019
|Show||Net||Time||Total viewers (000s)||18-49 rating|
|FEAR THE WALKING DEAD||AMC||9:00 PM||1,966||0.6|
|90 DAY FIANCE: HAPPILY EVER AFTER?||TLC||8:00 PM||1,859||0.5|
|KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS||E!||9:00 PM||1,010||0.4|
|SPORTSCENTER 12AM||ESPN||10:39 PM||1,049||0.4|
|NAKED AND AFRAID XL||DISCOVERY||8:00 PM||1,557||0.4|
|90 DAY FIANCE HEA LIVE AF||TLC||10:02 PM||1,389||0.4|
|NASCAR M.E. CUP RACING – POCONO||FOX SPORTS||1:41 PM||2,386||0.4|
|COLLEGE SOFTBALL WRLD SRS – ALABAMA/OKLAHOMA||ESPN2||8:30 PM||1,430||0.4|
|MLB SUNDAY NIGHT – BOSTON/NY YANKEES||ESPN||7:00 PM||1,973||0.4|
|COLLEGE SOFTBALL WRLD SRS||ESPN||5:11 PM||1,372||0.4|
|WORST COOKS IN AMERICA||FOOD||9:00 PM||1,290||0.3|
|COLLEGE SOFTBALL WRLD SRS – WASHINGTON/UCLA||ESPN||1:00 PM||1,276||0.3|
|NCAA STUDIO UPDATE||ESPN||4:50 PM||1,127||0.3|
|REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC||BRAVO||8:00 PM||1,039||0.3|
|SPORTSCENTER LATE||ESPN||12:00 AM||778||0.3|
|THE JELLIES||ADULT SWIM||12:00 AM||580||0.3|
|LAST WEEK TONIGHT||HBO||11:00 PM||902||0.3|
|KONG: SKULL ISLAND||TNT||8:00 PM||1,471||0.3|
|FAMILY MAN, FAMILY MURDER||INVEST||10:00 PM||1,423||0.3|
|LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT||HOME||8:30 PM||1,451||0.3|
|COLLEGE SOFTBALL WRLD SRS||ESPN2||7:00 PM||1,293||0.3|
|LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT||HOME||8:00 PM||1,325||0.3|
|SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND||ESPN||11:00 AM||548||0.3|
|BEACH HUNTERS||HOME||9:00 PM||1,585||0.3|
Source: The Nielsen Company.