The Paramount Network’s “American Woman” landed high in the live + 7 ratings for the week of July 23-29.

The freshman series scored the highest percentage gain in total viewers of any cable show for the week with a 172% gain from its original live + same day 297,000 viewers to 807,000 with seven-days of delayed viewing (+510,000). Also on the Paramount Network, “Yellowstone” scored the biggest gain in actual viewers yet again, with an uptick of 3.03 million viewers, bringing its total audience to 4.98 million (+155%).

In the adults 18-49 race, MTV’s “Teen Mom II” scored the biggest gain in the demographic, ticking up 0.7 points from its original 0.7 rating and bringing it to a 1.4 with delayed viewing. Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Orange County” and “Real Housewives of New York City” tied for second with the same 1.1 L+7 rating and 0.6 gain.

Here are the top cable shows in the Live +7 rankings for July 23-29, 2018. Rankings include original programs only, not repeats.

Adults 18-49 – total gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-day increase 7-day % increase
1 TEEN MOM II SSN8B MTV 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
2 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
YELLOWSTONE PAR 0.3 0.9 0.6 200%
5 COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST CMDY 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%
BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRVO 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
CHALLENGE:FINAL RECKONING MTV 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
SNOWFALL FX 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
CLAWS TNT 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
10 LOVE & HIP HOP HLLYWD 5 – P VH1 1.1 1.5 0.4 36%
SOUTHERN CHARM BRVO 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
FLORIBAMA SHORE SSN2 MTV 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
POWER 5 STZP 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
DR. PIMPLE POPPER TLC 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
18 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: TELL A TLC 0.7 1.0 0.3 43%
90 DAY FIANCE: WHAT NOW TLC 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
FOOD NETWORK STAR 14 FOOD 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
MARRIED AT FIRST ST (LIF) LIF 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
CATFISH:THE TV SHOW SSN7B MTV 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
ALONE HIST 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
PREACHER AMC 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
SHARP OBJECTS HBOM 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
SIX HIST 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
YOUNGER TVL 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
SUITS USA 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
FACE OFF SYFY 0.1 0.4 0.3 300%

Adults 18-49 – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-day increase 7-day % increase
1 FACE OFF SYFY 0.1 0.4 0.3 300%
2 YELLOWSTONE PAR 0.3 0.9 0.6 200%
YOUNG & HUNGRY FRFM 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
YOUNG & HUNGRY FRFM 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
BOLD TYPE, THE FRFM 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
LIP SYNC BATTLE PAR 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
COLONY USA 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
8 PREACHER AMC 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
SHARP OBJECTS HBOM 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
SIX HIST 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
YOUNGER TVL 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
SUITS USA 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
13 QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
14 SNOWFALL FX 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
CLAWS TNT 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
16 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRVO 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRVO 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
18 TEEN MOM II SSN8B MTV 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRVO 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
CHALLENGE:FINAL RECKONING MTV 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
ALONE HIST 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRVO 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
NASHVILLE CMT 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
VERY CAVALLARI ENT 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
MARVELS CLOAK & DAGGER FRFM 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
LITTLE WOMEN LA LIF 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
QUEEN SUGAR OWN 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%

*38 shows tied for the 25th spot in percentage gain.

Viewers – total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 YELLOWSTONE PAR 1951 4982 3031 155%
2 HANNITY FXNC 3461 3536 75 2%
3 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: LOVE ON SAFARI – P HALL 2610 3458 848 32%
4 HANNITY FXNC 3341 3455 114 3%
5 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 2825 3206 381 13%
6 HANNITY FXNC 3138 3197 59 2%
7 HANNITY FXNC 3100 3177 77 2%
8 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 2828 3166 338 12%
9 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FXNC 3035 3117 82 3%
10 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 2708 3114 406 15%
11 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MNBC 2976 3063 87 3%
12 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MNBC 2941 3061 120 4%
13 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MNBC 2866 2991 125 4%
14 MOUNTAIN MEN HIST 2362 2954 592 25%
15 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FXNC 2910 2942 32 1%
16 DR. PIMPLE POPPER TLC 2017 2895 878 44%
17 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MNBC 2800 2894 94 3%
18 COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST CMDY 1765 2891 1126 64%
19 LOVE & HIP HOP HLLYWD 5 – P VH1 2128 2872 744 35%
20 HANNITY FXNC 2739 2856 117 4%
21 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FXNC 2785 2832 47 2%
22 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: TELL A TLC 2140 2805 665 31%
23 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FXNC 2698 2769 71 3%
24 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FXNC 2647 2699 52 2%
25 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FXNC 2629 2687 58 2%

Viewers – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 AMERICAN WOMAN PAR 297 807 510 172%
2 SIX HIST 631 1676 1045 166%
3 YELLOWSTONE PAR 1951 4982 3031 155%
4 FCK THATS DELICIOUS VICE 66 158 92 139%
COLONY USA 585 1397 812 139%
6 WHO IS AMERICA S1 SHO1 218 511 293 134%
SHOOTER USA 674 1574 900 134%
8 OUTCAST MAXP 91 208 117 129%
9 SNOWFALL FX 890 1979 1089 122%
MARVELS CLOAK & DAGGER FRFM 531 1179 648 122%
FACE OFF SYFY 495 1099 604 122%
12 YOUNGER TVL 641 1397 756 118%
13 BLETCHLEY CIRCLE, THE OVTN 38 82 44 116%
14 NASHVILLE CMT 877 1839 962 110%
15 STARHUNTER REDUX – P REY 14 29 15 107%
16 PREACHER AMC 782 1604 822 105%
17 PROFIT, THE CNBC 352 713 361 103%
18 SUITS USA 1183 2395 1212 102%
KILLJOYS SYFY 431 872 441 102%
DIETLAND AMC 286 578 292 102%
21 ART SHOW, THE OVTN 9 18 9 100%
22 OUR CARTOON PRES S1 SHO1 137 269 132 96%
YOUNG & HUNGRY FRFM 291 571 280 96%
YOUNG & HUNGRY FRFM 301 590 289 96%
25 ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 1336 2587 1251 94%

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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