Several of Sunday’s scripted cable shows slipped a bit in the ratings vs. the previous week.

“Fear the Walking Dead” was the top non-sports show of the day on cable, but its 0.9 rating in adults 18-49 was down 0.1 vs. a week ago. “Westworld” (0.6), “Silicon Valley” (0.4) and “Into the Badlands” (0.3) all fell a tenth of a point each.

“Naked and Afraid” held steady at 0.5 on Discovery, and “Naked and Afraid XL” also posted a 0.5. TNT’s NBA playoff game (Rockets-Jazz) was No. 1 in both total viewers (4.35 million) and adults 18-49 (1.6).

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Sunday, May 6, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 8:00 PM 4,350 1.6
INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TNT 10:33 PM 2,117 0.9
FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 9:00 PM 2,485 0.9
WESTWORLD HBO 9:02 PM 1,631 0.6
NAKED AND AFRAID XL DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 1,690 0.6
MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 1,109 0.6
NBA PREGAME TNT 7:30 PM 1,307 0.5
NAKED AND AFRAID DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,603 0.5
NASCAR M.E. CUP RAIN NBCSN 4:55 PM 2,594 0.5
NASCAR M.E. CUP RACING FS1 1:45 PM 2,774 0.5
NHL PLAYOFFS FS1 7:31 PM 1,335 0.4
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC BRAVO 8:00 PM 1,195 0.4
LAST WEEK TONIGHT HBO 11:06 PM 1,244 0.4
MEXICO LIFE HGTV 10:00 PM 1,589 0.4
SILICON VALLEY HBO 10:01 PM 853 0.4
GUY’S GROCERY GAMES FOOD 8:00 PM 1,142 0.4
CARIBBEAN LIFE HGTV 9:30 PM 1,524 0.4
MEXICO LIFE HGTV 10:30 PM 1,524 0.4
WORST COOKS IN AMERICA FOOD 9:00 PM 1,301 0.4
MLB SUNDAY NIGHT ESPN 8:00 PM 1,422 0.4
BALLMASTRZ: 9009 ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 739 0.4
LONG ISLAND MEDIUM TLC 8:00 PM 1,452 0.3
INTO THE BADLANDS AMC 10:07 PM 968 0.3
SPORTSCENTER ESPN 11:00 AM 705 0.3
CARIBBEAN LIFE HGTV 9:00 PM 1,386 0.3

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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