Bravo generated several of the biggest gains in both the adults 18-49 and total viewer measures for the week of Jan. 7.

After seven days of delayed viewing, “Vanderpump Rules” (1.1) and “Below Deck” (1.1) scored the week’s biggest gains in the demo, as both grew 0.6 points from their initial L+SD ratings. Also on Bravo, the finale of “Dirty John” came third, and rose from a 0.6 to a 1.1 (+0.5, +83%).

The “Dirty John” finale scored the week’s biggest total viewers gain as well, and added 1.64 million (+89%) to its initial audience. The series premiere of “Project Blue Book” followed closely behind “Dirty John,” and raked in an additional 1.61 million viewers (+71%) with delayed viewing. The History Channel series also managed to climb up from a 0.4 L+SD rating to a 0.8 (+0.4, +100%).

Here are the top cable shows in the Live +7 rankings for Jan. 7-13, 2019. 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 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
BELOW DECK BRAVO 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
3 DIRTY JOHN BRAVO 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%
TOP CHEF BRAVO 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
6 DR. PIMPLE POPPER TLC 0.7 1.1 0.4 57%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRAVO 0.9 1.3 0.4 44%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
60 DAYS IN AEN 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
PROJECT BLUE BOOK – P HISTORY 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
VIKINGS HISTORY 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
FLORIBAMA SHORE MTV 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
TRUE DETECTIVE HBO 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
14 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY 0.7 1.0 0.3 43%
LOVE AND HIP HOP VH1 0.7 1.0 0.3 43%
BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO VH1 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIFETIME 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP – P WETV 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
90 DAY FIANCE: TELL ALL TLC 0.9 1.2 0.3 33%
EX ON THE BEACH MTV MTV 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
LOVE & HIP HOP MIAMI VH1 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
22 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 0.9 1.1 0.2 22%
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 0.7 0.9 0.2 29%
LIVE PD AEN 0.6 0.8 0.2 33%
MARRIED TO MEDICINE – S BRAVO 0.6 0.8 0.2 33%

Note: 27 shows tied for 25th place with gains of 0.2.

Adults 18-49 – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-day increase 7-day % increase
1 ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING TRU 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
IM SORRY TRU 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
3 TOP CHEF BRAVO 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
4 TRUE DETECTIVE HBO 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
BELOW DECK BRAVO 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
7 60 DAYS IN AEN 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
PROJECT BLUE BOOK – P HISTORY 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
VIKINGS HISTORY 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
FLORIBAMA SHORE MTV 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIFETIME 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP – P WETV 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
BOTCHED ENT 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
GROWN-ISH FREEFORM 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
RAP GAME – P LIFETIME 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
RAP GAME LIFETIME 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
TEEN MOM OG ASK MOMS – S MTV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
RAY DONOVAN SHOWTIME 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
I AM JAZZ TLC 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
GHOST ADVENTURES – S TRAVEL 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
RUPAUL ALL STARS VH1 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
GROWING UP HIP HOP – P WETV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
CRIKEY! ITS THE IRWINS APL 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
THE FAMILY BUSINESS BET 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK BET 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%

Note: 16 shows tied for 25th place with 100% gains.

Viewers – total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 DIRTY JOHN BRAVO 1,839 3,479 1,640 89%
2 PROJECT BLUE BOOK – P HISTORY 2,268 3,878 1,610 71%
3 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 3,274 4,871 1,597 49%
4 VIKINGS HISTORY 1,541 3,093 1,552 101%
5 BELOW DECK BRAVO 1,447 2,693 1,246 86%
6 TRUE DETECTIVE HBO 1,188 2,301 1,113 94%
7 TOP CHEF BRAVO 977 2,064 1,087 111%
8 DR. PIMPLE POPPER TLC 2,790 3,828 1,038 37%
9 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 1,304 2,313 1,009 77%
10 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 1,285 2,231 946 74%
11 TRUE DETECTIVE – P HBO 1,443 2,334 891 62%
12 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRAVO 2,228 3,102 874 39%
13 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY 2,637 3,496 859 33%
14 RAY DONOVAN SHOWTIME 1,205 2,059 854 71%
15 60 DAYS IN AEN 1,010 1,827 817 81%
16 HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 1,696 2,490 794 47%
17 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE – P HALLMARK 2,931 3,722 791 27%
18 MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIFETIME 1,021 1,808 787 77%
19 LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY – S AEN 798 1,564 766 96%
20 WORST COOKS FOOD 1,793 2,536 743 41%
21 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP – P WETV 654 1,349 695 106%
22 KIDS BAKING CHAMP – P FOOD 1,457 2,142 685 47%
23 FLORIBAMA SHORE MTV 720 1,391 671 93%
24 OUTLANDER STARZ 1,265 1,904 639 51%
25 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LA BRAVO 883 1,518 635 72%

Viewers – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 GROWN-ISH FREEFORM 394 908 514 130%
2 TOP CHEF BRAVO 977 2,064 1,087 111%
3 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP – P WETV 654 1,349 695 106%
4 RAP GAME LIFETIME 435 891 456 105%
5 VIKINGS HISTORY 1,541 3,093 1,552 101%
6 IM SORRY TRU 251 500 249 99%
7 ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING TRU 314 622 308 98%
8 LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY – S AEN 798 1,564 766 96%
9 TRUE DETECTIVE HBO 1,188 2,301 1,113 94%
10 FLORIBAMA SHORE MTV 720 1,391 671 93%
11 MUSIC CITY CMT 65 125 60 92%
12 CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 531 1,014 483 91%
13 DIRTY JOHN BRAVO 1,839 3,479 1,640 89%
14 LINDSAY LOHANS BEACH CLUB – P MTV 531 998 467 88%
15 BELOW DECK BRAVO 1,447 2,693 1,246 86%
16 PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS LIFETIME 704 1,286 582 83%
17 60 DAYS IN AEN 1,010 1,827 817 81%
18 TEEN MOM OG BACKSTAGE – S MTV 507 911 404 80%
RAP GAME – P LIFETIME 514 923 409 80%
20 BLUE PLANET II – P BBCA 174 310 136 78%
21 RUPAUL ALL STARS VH1 514 912 398 77%
VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 1,304 2,313 1,009 77%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIFETIME 1,021 1,808 787 77%
EX ON THE BEACH MTV MTV 684 1,211 527 77%
25 GOOD EATS: RELOADED CC 174 307 133 76%
MUSIC CITY CMT 107 188 81 76%

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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