VH1’s “Love and Hip Hop” tied for first in adults 18-49 in the same-day weekly cable rankings, a tenth of a point ahead of Discovery’s “Gold Rush.” After three days of delayed viewing, the order is reversed.

“Gold Rush” rose to a 2.1 rating in 18-49 in the Live +3 ratings for Jan. 18-24, edging “Love and Hip Hop’s” 2.0. “Gold Rush” is also the No. 1 show in Live +3 viewers at just over 6 million.

“Teen Mom” had the biggest gain in 18-49 over three days, growing by 0.8 to a 1.9. USA’s “Colony” added the most viewers, more than doubling its total (1.26 million to  2.72 million).

Below are the Live +3 rankings in adults 18-49 and viewers for Jan. 18-24, followed by lists of the biggest gains in each measure. Percentage-gain leaders are not reported here.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for Jan. 18-24, 2016

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating
1 GOLD RUSH DISC 2.1
2 LOVE AND HIP HOP VH1 2.0
3 TEEN MOM MTV 1.9
4 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 1.7
5 KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 1.5
5t TONI BRAXTON: UNBREAK MY HEART LIF 1.5
5t NBA BASKETBALL TNT 1.5
8 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (8 p.m.) USA 1.4
8t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (9 p.m.) USA 1.4
10 VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 1.3
10t FAST N LOUD DISC 1.3
10t PRETTY LITTLE LIARS FAM 1.3
10t CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 1.3
10t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (10 p.m.) USA 1.3
15 DUCK DYNASTY (9 p.m.) AEN 1.2
15t DUCK DYNASTY (9:30 p.m.) AEN 1.2
15t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEV HILLS BRVO 1.2
15t FIXER UPPER HGTV 1.2
15t LIP SYNC BATTLE SPK 1.2
20 BEYOND THE HEADLINES LIF 1.1
20t HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 1.1
20t SHAMELESS SHO1 1.1
23 JEP & JESSICA – P AEN 1.0
23t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC BRVO 1.0
23t ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISC 1.0
23t DIESEL BROTHERS DISC 1.0
23t HIT THE FLOOR – P VH1 1.0

 

Top 25 cable shows in Live +3 viewers for Jan. 18-24, 2016

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s)
1 GOLD RUSH DISC 6005
2 FIXER UPPER HGTV 4536
3 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISC 4366
4 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (8 p.m.) USA 4150
5 TONI BRAXTON: UNBREAK MY HEART LIF 4053
6 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (9 p.m.) USA 3953
7 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 3669
8 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 3664
9 NBA BASKETBALL TNT 3658
10 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FXNC 3617
11 UNLEASHING MR. DARCY HALL 3575
12 LOVE AND HIP HOP VH1 3565
13 HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 3547
14 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW (10 p.m.) USA 3513
15 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FXNC 3504
16 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FXNC 3394
17 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FXNC 3327
18 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 3281
19 FAST N LOUD DISC 3055
20 TEEN MOM MTV 3022
21 WWE SMACKDOWN USA 2989
22 DUCK DYNASTY (9 p.m.) AEN 2974
23 BEYOND THE HEADLINES LIF 2952
24 DUCK DYNASTY (9:30 p.m.) AEN 2905
25 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEV HILLS BRVO 2894

 

Adults 18-49 total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+3 Increase % Increase
1 TEEN MOM MTV 1.1 1.9 0.8 73%
2 GOLD RUSH DISC 1.4 2.1 0.7 50%
3 LOVE AND HIP HOP VH1 1.5 2.0 0.5 33%
3t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 1.2 1.7 0.5 42%
3t KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 1.0 1.5 0.5 50%
3t VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%
3t PRETTY LITTLE LIARS FAM 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%
3t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEV HILLS BRVO 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
3t LIP SYNC BATTLE SPK 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
3t COLONY USA 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
3t IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA FXX 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
12 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 0.9 1.3 0.4 44%
12t DUCK DYNASTY (9 p.m.) AEN 0.8 1.2 0.4 50%
12t DUCK DYNASTY (9:30 p.m.) AEN 0.8 1.2 0.4 50%
12t FIXER UPPER HGTV 0.8 1.2 0.4 50%
12t SHAMELESS SHO1 0.7 1.1 0.4 57%
12t TOP CHEF BRVO 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
18 FAST N LOUD DISC 1.0 1.3 0.3 30%
18t HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 0.8 1.1 0.3 38%
18t JEP & JESSICA – P AEN 0.7 1.0 0.3 43%
18t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC BRVO 0.7 1.0 0.3 43%
18t MOONSHINERS DISC 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
18t WORST COOKS FOOD 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
18t CHALLENGE: BLOODLINES MTV 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
18t MOB WIVES VH1 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
18t GIRL MEETS WORLD DSNY 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
18t TOTAL DIVAS – P ENT 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
18t BASKETS – P FX 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
18t DANCE MOMS LIF 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
18t BRING IT! LIF 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
18t MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT AEN 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
18t SHADOWHUNTERS FAM 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
18t TEEN WOLF MTV 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
18t SHANNARA MTV 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
18t FACE OFF SYFY 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
18t YOUNGER TVL 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%

 

Viewers total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+3 (000s) Increase (000s) % Increase
1 COLONY USA 1260 2724 1464 116%
2 GOLD RUSH DISC 4558 6005 1447 32%
3 TEEN MOM MTV 1840 3022 1182 64%
4 LIP SYNC BATTLE SPK 1421 2470 1049 74%
5 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEV HILLS BRVO 1853 2894 1041 56%
6 TOP CHEF BRVO 1148 2111 963 84%
7 FIXER UPPER HGTV 3635 4536 901 25%
8 KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 1991 2886 895 45%
9 SHAMELESS SHO1 1697 2583 886 52%
10 DUCK DYNASTY (9 p.m.) AEN 2100 2974 874 42%
11 PRETTY LITTLE LIARS FAM 1664 2526 862 52%
12 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 2819 3664 845 30%
13 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 2848 3669 821 29%
14 VANDERPUMP RULES BRVO 1780 2584 804 45%
15 LOVE AND HIP HOP VH1 2768 3565 797 29%
16 DUCK DYNASTY (9:30 p.m.) AEN 2127 2905 778 37%
17 SHADOWHUNTERS FAM 1006 1757 751 75%
18 DANCE MOMS LIF 1384 2106 722 52%
19 IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA FXX 609 1329 720 118%
20 BASKETS – P FX 1035 1751 716 69%
21 WORST COOKS FOOD 1996 2700 704 35%
22 THE EXPANSE SYFY 502 1190 688 137%
23 BILLIONS SHO1 950 1615 677 70%
24 FACE OFF SYFY 971 1614 671 66%
25 HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 2935 3547 654 21%

 

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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