The Paramount Network’s “Yellowstone” continued to have a strong presence in the cable Live +3 ratings, this time for the week of July 23-29.

The Kevin Costner-led Western series scored the biggest audience of any cable show for the week with 4.34 million, up 2.39 million (+122%) from its original L+SD audience. It also managed to tick up 167% from a 0.3 L+SD rating in adults 18-49 to a 0.8 with delayed viewing.

Meanwhile, the season premiere of VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” (1.4) was the highest-rated cable show of the week, with a 0.3 point gain from its original 1.1. Comedy Central’s Roast of Bruce Willis landed in the week’s top 3 as well, ticking up four-tenths to a 1.2.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for July 23-29, 2018

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating Gain vs. Live + SD % gain vs. Live + SD
1 LOVE & HIP HOP HLLYWD 5 VH1 1.4 0.3 27%
2 TEEN MOM II SSN8B MTV 1.3 0.6 86%
3 COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST CMDY 1.2 0.4 50%
4 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 1.1 0.2 22%
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 1.1 0.2 22%
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 1.1 0.2 22%
7 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 1.0 0.5 100%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 1.0 0.5 100%
SOUTHERN CHARM BRVO 1.0 0.4 67%
10 LIVE PD AEN 0.9 0.2 29%
BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRVO 0.9 0.4 80%
GREAT WHITE ABYSS DISC 0.9 0.1 12%
AIR JAWS: THE HUNTED DISC 0.9 0.1 12%
LAWS OF JAWS DISC 0.9 0.1 12%
CHALLENGE:FINAL RECKONING MTV 0.9 0.4 80%
FLORIBAMA SHORE SSN2 MTV 0.9 0.4 80%
90 DAY FIANCE HEA: TELL A TLC 0.9 0.2 29%
18 LIVE PD AEN 0.8 0.1 14%
NAKED AND AFRAID DISC 0.8 0.1 14%
CUBAS SECRET SHARK LAIR DISC 0.8 0.0 0%
GUY FIERIS FEEDING FRENZY DISC 0.8 0.0 0%
SNOWFALL FX 0.8 0.4 100%
YELLOWSTONE PAR 0.8 0.5 167%
DR. PIMPLE POPPER TLC 0.8 0.3 60%
CLAWS TNT 0.8 0.4 100%
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 0.8 0.0 0%
BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO 4 VH1 0.8 0.2 33%

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 viewers for July 23-29, 2018

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s) Gain vs. Live + SD (000s) % gain vs. Live + SD
1 YELLOWSTONE PAR 4,337 2,386 122%
2 HANNITY FXNC 3,536 75 2%
3 HANNITY FXNC 3,447 106 3%
4 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE HALL 3,253 643 25%
5 HANNITY FXNC 3,190 52 2%
6 HANNITY FXNC 3,175 75 2%
7 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 3,112 287 10%
8 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FXNC 3,099 64 2%
9 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 3,094 266 9%
10 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 3,061 120 4%
11 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 3,061 85 3%
12 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 3,025 317 12%
13 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 2,984 118 4%
14 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FXNC 2,939 29 1%
15 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 2,894 94 3%
16 MOUNTAIN MEN HIST 2,868 506 21%
17 HANNITY FXNC 2,856 117 4%
18 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FXNC 2,825 40 1%
19 LOVE & HIP HOP HLLYWD 5 VH1 2,793 665 31%
20 DR. PIMPLE POPPER TLC 2,787 770 38%
21 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FXNC 2,767 69 3%
22 COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST CMDY 2,722 957 54%
23 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FXNC 2,697 50 2%
24 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: TELL A TLC 2,685 545 25%
25 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FXNC 2,677 48 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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