With “Yellowstone” taking the week off, several other shows ended up earning the biggest gains in the cable live +7 ratings for the week of July 1.

Bravo’s “Below Deck Mediterranean” and MTV’s “Teen Mom” tied for the week’s no. 1 gain in the adults 18-49 demo, as both unscripted shows grew 0.6 points from their initial L+SD ratings. VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta,” HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” and MTV’s “The Hills: New Beginnings” tied for third place with matching 0.5 point gains.

Meanwhile, it was “Big Little Lies” topped the week in viewer gains, growing its initial 1.77 million viewer audience to 3 million viewers (+1.24 million, +70%) after seven days of delayed viewing. USA’s “Queen of the South” came second with a 1.22 million viewer gain (+170%).

Here are the top cable shows in the Live +7 rankings for July 1-7, 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 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
TEEN MOM MTV 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
3 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
BIG LITTLE LIES HBO 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
THE HILLS: NEW BEGINNINGS MTV 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
6 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA 0.2 0.6 0.4 200%
10 90 DAY FIANCE: HAPPILY EVER AFTER? TLC 0.7 1.0 0.3 43%
GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE FOOD 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIFETIME 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
QUEEN SUGAR OWN 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
INK MASTER PARAMOUNT 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
90 DAY FIANCE: OTHER WAY? TLC 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
19 DEADLIEST CATCH SPC DISCOVERY 0.3 0.5 0.2 67%
OUTDAUGHTERED TLC 0.3 0.5 0.2 67%
CLAWS TNT 0.3 0.5 0.2 67%
EUPHORIA HBO 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
DANCE MOMS LIFETIME 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
ARE YOU THE ONE MTV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%

Note: 12 shows tied for 25th place with 0.2 gains.

Adults 18-49 – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-day increase 7-day % increase
1 QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA 0.2 0.6 0.4 200%
GOOD TROUBLE FREEFORM 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
LEGION FX 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
4 THE HILLS: NEW BEGINNINGS MTV 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
5 TEEN MOM MTV 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
QUEEN SUGAR OWN 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
INK MASTER PARAMOUNT 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
8 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
10 BIG LITTLE LIES HBO 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
11 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE FOOD 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIFETIME 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
EUPHORIA HBO 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
DANCE MOMS LIFETIME 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
ARE YOU THE ONE MTV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
AMBITIONS OWN 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
SWEET HOME SEXTUPLETS TLC 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
WAHLBURGERS A&E 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN APL 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%

Note: 25 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 BIG LITTLE LIES HBO 1,769 3,004 1,235 70%
2 QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA 720 1,943 1,223 170%
3 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 1,658 2,843 1,185 71%
4 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 1,490 2,623 1,133 76%
5 ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 1,122 2,253 1,131 101%
6 TEEN MOM MTV 779 1,778 999 128%
7 GOOD WITCH HALLMARK 1,928 2,853 925 48%
8 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 1,507 2,374 867 58%
9 QUEEN SUGAR OWN 1,026 1,877 851 83%
10 MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIFETIME 976 1,804 828 85%
11 INK MASTER PARAMOUNT 534 1,356 822 154%
12 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 1,292 2,100 808 63%
13 BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 702 1,505 803 114%
14 THE HILLS: NEW BEGINNINGS MTV 587 1,366 779 133%
15 CLAWS TNT 737 1,508 771 105%
16 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 1,008 1,766 758 75%
17 NOS4A2 AMC 666 1,405 739 111%
18 90 DAY FIANCE: OTHER WAY? TLC 1,473 2,161 688 47%
19 GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE FOOD 1,139 1,822 683 60%
20 HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 1,849 2,496 647 35%
21 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE – P HALLMARK 1,790 2,430 640 36%
22 DEADLIEST CATCH SPC DISCOVERY 1,339 1,963 624 47%
23 90 DAY FIANCE: HAPPILY EVER AFTER? TLC 2,252 2,868 616 27%
24 OUTDAUGHTERED TLC 1,421 2,030 609 43%
25 CITY ON A HILL SHOWTIME 411 985 574 140%

Viewers – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA 720 1,943 1,223 170%
2 INK MASTER PARAMOUNT 534 1,356 822 154%
3 PURE WGN AMERICA 194 484 290 149%
4 CITY ON A HILL SHOWTIME 411 985 574 140%
5 THE HILLS: NEW BEGINNINGS MTV 587 1,366 779 133%
6 TEEN MOM MTV 779 1,778 999 128%
7 ARE YOU THE ONE MTV 331 720 389 118%
8 BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 702 1,505 803 114%
9 THE LOUDEST VOICE SHOWTIME 356 755 399 112%
10 NOS4A2 AMC 666 1,405 739 111%
11 CLAWS TNT 737 1,508 771 105%
12 ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 1,122 2,253 1,131 101%
13 KRYPTON SYFY 454 902 448 99%
14 THE ROOK STARZ 288 569 281 98%
15 CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 415 809 394 95%
THE WRESTLERS VICE 19 37 18 95%
17 DIVORCE – P HBO 369 702 333 90%
18 MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT LIFETIME 976 1,804 828 85%
19 QUEEN SUGAR OWN 1,026 1,877 851 83%
20 GROWN-ISH FREEFORM 475 860 385 81%
21 LEGION FX 381 683 302 79%
22 ALARMA TV – TUE ETV 167 298 131 78%
GOOD TROUBLE FREEFORM 362 644 282 78%
24 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 1,490 2,623 1,133 76%
25 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 1,008 1,766 758 75%

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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