Across the board, “The Walking Dead” generated the largest gains in the cable live +7 ratings for the week of Oct. 28.

The AMC series topped the week’s delayed viewing gains, after growing by 1.0 point (+100%) in the adults 18-49 demo and by 2.25 million viewers (+73%). FX’s “American Horror Story: 1984” followed closely behind in both measures, with a 0.9 point demo gain (+180%) and a growth of 1.88 million viewers (+178%).

Meanwhile, FX’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” scored the week’s largest percentage gains yet again, growing by 400% (+0.4) among adults 18-49 and by 240% (+603,000) in total viewers.

Here are the top cable shows in the Live +7 rankings for Oct. 28 – Nov. 3, 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 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 1.0 2.0 1.0 100%
2 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 0.5 1.4 0.9 180%
3 JERSEY SHORE: FAM VACATION MTV 0.4 1.2 0.8 200%
4 CHALLENGE: WAR OF WORLDS 2 MTV 0.3 0.9 0.6 200%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA – P BRAVO 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
MAYANS M.C. FX 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
7 BELOW DECK BRAVO 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS E! 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
TEEN MOM II MTV 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
11 SOUTH PARK COMEDY 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA FXX 0.1 0.5 0.4 400%
90 DAY FIANCE BT90D: TELL ALL TLC 0.8 1.2 0.4 50%
15 90 DAY FIANCE – P TLC 0.7 1.0 0.3 43%
GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMP FOOD 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
BLACK INK CREW VH1 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS BRAVO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRAVO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
WATCHMEN HBO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
GREENLEAF OWN 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
THE PURGE USA 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
TREADSTONE USA 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
TEMPTATION ISLAND USA 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
POWER STARZ 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%

Adults 18-49 – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L + SD L +7 7-day increase 7-day % increase
1 IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA FXX 0.1 0.5 0.4 400%
2 CHALLENGE: WAR OF WORLDS 2 MTV 0.3 0.9 0.6 200%
JERSEY SHORE: FAM VACATION MTV 0.4 1.2 0.8 200%
TOTAL DIVAS E! 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
DOGS MOST WANTED WGNA 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
6 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 0.5 1.4 0.9 180%
7 KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS E! 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
TEEN MOM II MTV 0.3 0.8 0.5 167%
9 MAYANS M.C. FX 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS BRAVO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRAVO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
WATCHMEN HBO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
GREENLEAF OWN 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
THE PURGE USA 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
TREADSTONE USA 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
TEMPTATION ISLAND USA 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
18 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 1.0 2.0 1.0 100%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA – P BRAVO 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
BELOW DECK BRAVO 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMP FOOD 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
BLACK INK CREW VH1 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
SISTAS SERIES BET 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
TOSH.O COMEDY 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%

Note: 29 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 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 3,096 5,346 2,250 73%
2 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 1,060 2,944 1,884 178%
3 MAYANS M.C. FX 1,054 2,825 1,771 168%
4 TREADSTONE USA 590 1,869 1,279 217%
5 JERSEY SHORE: FAM VACATION MTV 803 2,071 1,268 158%
6 BELOW DECK BRAVO 1,506 2,721 1,215 81%
7 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 1,336 2,491 1,155 86%
8 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA – P BRAVO 1,920 3,018 1,098 57%
9 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY 2,486 3,476 990 40%
10 90 DAY FIANCE BT90D: TELL ALL TLC 2,814 3,791 977 35%
11 KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS E! 773 1,660 887 115%
12 GREENLEAF OWN 1,095 1,954 859 78%
13 CHALLENGE: WAR OF WORLDS 2 MTV 655 1,490 835 127%
14 TEEN MOM II MTV 650 1,481 831 128%
15 HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMP FOOD 1,242 2,028 786 63%
16 SOUTH PARK COMEDY 839 1,617 778 93%
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO 1,424 2,202 778 55%
18 90 DAY FIANCE – P TLC 2,093 2,842 749 36%
19 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE – P HALLMARK 2,815 3,547 732 26%
WATCHMEN HBO 649 1,381 732 113%
21 LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 1,162 1,838 676 58%
22 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE – P HALLMARK 2,876 3,546 670 23%
23 POWER STARZ 1,174 1,831 657 56%
24 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRAVO 879 1,507 628 71%
25 IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA FXX 251 854 603 240%

Viewers – percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA FXX 251 854 603 240%
2 TREADSTONE USA 590 1,869 1,279 217%
3 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 1,060 2,944 1,884 178%
4 MAYANS M.C. FX 1,054 2,825 1,771 168%
5 JERSEY SHORE: FAM VACATION MTV 803 2,071 1,268 158%
6 TOTAL DIVAS E! 284 659 375 132%
7 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 374 863 489 131%
8 TEEN MOM II MTV 650 1,481 831 128%
9 CHALLENGE: WAR OF WORLDS 2 MTV 655 1,490 835 127%
10 MR. INBETWEEN FX 344 759 415 121%
11 SILICON VALLEY HBO 384 834 450 117%
12 KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS E! 773 1,660 887 115%
13 WATCHMEN HBO 649 1,381 732 113%
14 TEMPTATION ISLAND USA 572 1,133 561 98%
15 THE PURGE USA 584 1,150 566 97%
16 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 288 556 268 93%
SOUTH PARK COMEDY 839 1,617 778 93%
18 MR. ROBOT USA 316 591 275 87%
19 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 1,336 2,491 1,155 86%
20 TEEN MOM: YOUNG & PREG MTV 404 747 343 85%
21 VAN HELSING SYFY 349 634 285 82%
22 BELOW DECK BRAVO 1,506 2,721 1,215 81%
23 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 749 1,348 599 80%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 689 1,239 550 80%
25 GREENLEAF OWN 1,095 1,954 859 78%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS BRAVO 682 1,215 533 78%

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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