Once again, “The Walking Dead” and “American Horror Story” were the two shows that led the cable live +7 ratings for the week of Oct. 7.

FX’s “American Horror Story: 1984” generated the week’s largest demo gain, growing by 1.0 point (+167%) among adults 18-49, but placed second in the week’s total viewer gains, with a growth of 1.95 million viewers (+150%). AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” meanwhile, scored the week’s second-largest demo gain (+0.9, +69%), but took the no. 1 spot in the total viewer chart (+2.16 million, +62%).

Also on FX, “Mayans M.C.” earned the week’s third-largest gains in both the adults 18-49 (+0.6, +150%) and total viewer (+1.55 million, +151%) measures.

Here are the top cable shows in the Live +7 rankings for October 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 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 0.6 1.6 1.0 167%
2 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 1.3 2.2 0.9 69%
3 JERSEY SHORE: FAM VACATION MTV 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS E! 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
MAYANS M.C. FX 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
6 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
TEEN MOM II MTV 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
CHALLENGE: WAR OF WORLDS MTV 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
9 90 DAY FIANCE: OTHER WAY? TLC 0.7 1.1 0.4 57%
BELOW DECK – P BRAVO 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
EX ON THE BEACH MTV 0.2 0.6 0.4 200%
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.2 0.6 0.4 200%
90 DAY FIANCE: BEFORE THE 90 DAYS TLC 0.8 1.2 0.4 50%
14 SOUTH PARK COMEDY 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
GOLD RUSH – P DISCOVERY 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS BRAVO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA FXX 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES HBO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
GREENLEAF OWN 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
POWER STARZ 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
UNEXPECTED TLC 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 EX ON THE BEACH MTV 0.2 0.6 0.4 200%
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 0.2 0.6 0.4 200%
DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS CMT 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
HENRY DANGER NICK 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP – P WETV 0.1 0.3 0.2 200%
6 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 0.6 1.6 1.0 167%
7 KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS E! 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
MAYANS M.C. FX 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS BRAVO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA FXX 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES HBO 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
GREENLEAF OWN 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
16 CHALLENGE: WAR OF WORLDS MTV 0.4 0.9 0.5 125%
17 JERSEY SHORE: FAM VACATION MTV 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
TEEN MOM II MTV 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRAVO 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE – P HALLMARK 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
TEMPTATION ISLAND – P USA 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
PITBULLS AND PAROLEES APL 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
CASH CAB – S BRAVO 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
JIM JEFFERIES SHOW COMEDY 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%

Viewers – total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 3,477 5,638 2,161 62%
2 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 1,300 3,249 1,949 150%
3 MAYANS M.C. FX 1,030 2,583 1,553 151%
4 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 1,405 2,535 1,130 80%
5 JERSEY SHORE: FAM VACATION MTV 1,111 2,162 1,051 95%
6 BELOW DECK – P BRAVO 1,418 2,433 1,015 72%
7 KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS E! 991 1,979 988 100%
8 GOLD RUSH – P DISCOVERY 2,090 3,059 969 46%
9 90 DAY FIANCE: BEFORE THE 90 DAYS TLC 2,850 3,772 922 32%
10 TEEN MOM II MTV 830 1,722 892 107%
11 90 DAY FIANCE: OTHER WAY? TLC 2,354 3,245 891 38%
12 GREENLEAF OWN 1,085 1,965 880 81%
13 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE – P HALLMARK 2,175 3,031 856 39%
14 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO 1,444 2,285 841 58%
15 CHALLENGE: WAR OF WORLDS MTV 794 1,573 779 98%
16 A VERY BRADY RENOVATION HGTV 964 1,708 744 77%
17 BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 1,346 2,087 741 55%
18 HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD 1,265 1,976 711 56%
19 THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES HBO 607 1,282 675 111%
20 HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMP FOOD 1,206 1,866 660 55%
21 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 383 1,042 659 172%
22 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 840 1,487 647 77%
23 IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA FXX 311 946 635 204%
24 POWER STARZ 1,264 1,890 626 50%
25 SOUTH PARK COMEDY 948 1,568 620 65%

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 311 946 635 204%
2 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 383 1,042 659 172%
3 MAYANS M.C. FX 1,030 2,583 1,553 151%
4 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 1,300 3,249 1,949 150%
5 EX ON THE BEACH MTV 428 1,026 598 140%
6 THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES HBO 607 1,282 675 111%
7 TEEN MOM II MTV 830 1,722 892 107%
8 TEMPTATION ISLAND – P USA 508 1,017 509 100%
KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS E! 991 1,979 988 100%
10 DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS CMT 361 717 356 99%
11 CHALLENGE: WAR OF WORLDS MTV 794 1,573 779 98%
12 JERSEY SHORE: FAM VACATION MTV 1,111 2,162 1,051 95%
13 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP – P WETV 355 681 326 92%
14 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRAVO 706 1,318 612 87%
15 GREENLEAF OWN 1,085 1,965 880 81%
16 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 1,405 2,535 1,130 80%
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS BRAVO 659 1,188 529 80%
18 A VERY BRADY RENOVATION HGTV 964 1,708 744 77%
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 840 1,487 647 77%
20 SUCCESSION HBO 661 1,161 500 76%
21 BELOW DECK – P BRAVO 1,418 2,433 1,015 72%
22 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 829 1,408 579 70%
23 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 663 1,123 460 69%
24 GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL 537 900 363 68%
25 JIM JEFFERIES SHOW COMEDY 296 495 199 67%

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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