Paramount Network’s “Yellowstone” scored big Live +3 gains in both adults 18-49 and total viewers in the week of July 9-15.

The Kevin Costner-led series was one of the only cable shows in the week to double from its live + same day rating, ticking up from a 0.4 to a 0.8. Additionally, the July 11 episode of “Yellowstone” was also the second most-watched cable broadcast in the week with 4.57 million viewers, trailing only behind Fox News’ “Hannity” (5.86 million).

TNT’s “Claws” was the only cable show to tie “Yellowstone’s” 100% gain in adults 18-49, similarly doubling its 0.4 with a 0.8. Bravo’s “Real Housewives of New York City” (0.9) beat them both with a 125% gain from its original live + same day 0.5 rating. Meanwhile, VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop” remained the highest-rated cable broadcast yet again, even with another 1.4.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for July 9-15, 2018

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating Gain vs. Live + SD % gain vs. Live + SD
1 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA 7 VH1 1.4 0.3 27%
2 TEEN MOM II SSN8B MTV 1.3 0.5 62%
3 SOUTHERN CHARM BRVO 1.0 0.4 67%
POWER 5 STZP 1.0 0.4 67%
5 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 0.9 0.5 125%
BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRVO 0.9 0.4 80%
FLORIBAMA SHORE SSN2 MTV 0.9 0.4 80%
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 0.9 0.1 12%
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 0.9 0.1 12%
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 0.9 0.1 12%
11 FAMILY GUY ADSM 0.8 0.1 14%
LIVE PD AEN 0.8 0.2 33%
LIVE PD AEN 0.8 0.2 33%
STREET OUTLAWS DISC 0.8 0.2 33%
CHALLENGE:FINAL RECKONING MTV 0.8 0.3 60%
YELLOWSTONE PAR 0.8 0.4 100%
CLAWS TNT 0.8 0.4 100%
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 0.8 0.1 14%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 0.8 0.3 60%
BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO 4 VH1 0.8 0.2 33%
21 BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBSC 0.7 0.1 17%
90 DAY FIANCE: HAPPILY EV TLC 0.7 0.1 17%
DR. PIMPLE POPPER TLC 0.7 0.2 40%
90 DAY FIANCE: WHAT NOW TLC 0.7 0.2 40%
25 FAMILY GUY ADSM 0.6 0.0 0%

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 viewers for July 9-15, 2018

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s) Gain vs. Live + SD (000s) % gain vs. Live + SD
1 HANNITY FXNC 5,862 38 1%
2 YELLOWSTONE PAR 4,565 2,393 110%
3 HANNITY FXNC 4,078 82 2%
4 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FXNC 3,549 47 1%
5 HANNITY FXNC 3,398 68 2%
6 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FXNC 3,364 11 0%
7 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FXNC 3,280 76 2%
8 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FXNC 3,273 41 1%
9 HANNITY FXNC 3,213 53 2%
10 HANNITY FXNC 3,088 126 4%
11 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 3,014 175 6%
12 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FXNC 2,949 61 2%
13 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 2,895 306 12%
14 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FXNC 2,894 54 2%
15 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA 7 VH1 2,799 665 31%
16 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 2,786 271 11%
17 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 2,696 78 3%
18 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FXNC 2,664 28 1%
19 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 2,596 270 12%
20 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FXNC 2,593 34 1%
21 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FXNC 2,586 69 3%
22 HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 2,544 588 30%
23 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 2,458 40 2%
24 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 2,452 69 3%
25 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FXNC 2,434 85 4%

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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