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“Monday Night Football” rebounded from a season-low 3.4 rating in adults 18-49 with a 40 percent bump to a 4.8 on Dec. 7. That was more than enough to lead the week of Dec. 7-13 on cable. NFL Network’s “Thursday Night Football” telecast took second with a 2.9.

“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” was the top non-sports show in adults 18-49 with a 1.4. “Alaskan Bush People” claimed the top non-sports spot among viewers (3.77 million).

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for Dec. 7-13, 2015

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ESPN 12/07/15 8:15 PM 4.8 6100
2 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NFLN 12/10/15 8:27 PM 2.9 3717
3 SPORTSCENTER ESPN 12/07/15 11:48 PM 1.8 2329
4 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 12/13/15 8:00 PM 1.4 1764
5 LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 12/07/15 8:00 PM 1.3 1672
5t STREET OUTLAWS DISC 12/07/15 9:00 PM 1.3 1596
7 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL POSTGAME NFLN 12/10/15 11:27 PM 1.2 1561
7t ELF FAM 12/12/15 9:00 PM 1.2 1556
9 SOUTH PARK CMDY 12/09/15 10:00 PM 1.1 1418
9t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 12/07/15 8:00 PM 1.1 1380
9t AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL FX 12/09/15 10:00 PM 1.1 1362
9t FAMILY GUY ADSM 12/08/15 11:00 PM 1.1 1357
9t ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 12/09/15 9:00 PM 1.1 1337
14 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/09/15 10:00 PM 1.0 1315
14t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/09/15 10:30 PM 1.0 1301
14t GOLD RUSH DISC 12/11/15 9:01 PM 1.0 1301
14t FAMILY GUY ADSM 12/07/15 11:30 PM 1.0 1299
14t FAMILY GUY ADSM 12/08/15 11:30 PM 1.0 1297
14t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 12/07/15 10:00 PM 1.0 1297
14t TOY STORY 2 FAM 12/13/15 6:45 PM 1.0 1286
14t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/08/15 9:30 PM 1.0 1280
14t FAMILY GUY ADSM 12/09/15 11:00 PM 1.0 1274
14t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 12/07/15 9:00 PM 1.0 1272
14t ELF FAM 12/09/15 8:45 PM 1.0 1251
14t FAMILY GUY ADSM 12/07/15 11:00 PM 1.0 1241
14t FAMILY GUY ADSM 12/09/15 11:30 PM 1.0 1233
14t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/09/15 9:30 PM 1.0 1224
14t THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PREGAME NFLN 12/10/15 8:00 PM 1.0 1221
14t FAMILY GUY ADSM 12/10/15 11:30 PM 1.0 1219
14t INTO THE BADLANDS AMC 12/13/15 10:00 PM 1.0 1218
14t ELF FAM 12/10/15 6:30 PM 1.0 1213
14t CHRISTMAS VACATION FAM 12/10/15 8:45 PM 1.0 1207
14t CHRISTMAS VACATION FAM 12/07/15 6:30 PM 1.0 1205

 

Top 25 cable series in viewers for Dec. 7-13, 2015

Rank Show Net Day Time Viewers (000s)
1 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ESPN 12/07/15 8:15 PM 14151
2 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NFLN 12/10/15 8:27 PM 8742
3 SPORTSCENTER ESPN 12/07/15 11:48 PM 4271
4 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 12/09/15 9:00 PM 3767
5 GOLD RUSH DISC 12/11/15 9:01 PM 3745
6 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 12/09/15 8:00 PM 3730
7 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISC 12/13/15 9:00 PM 3608
8 ON THE 12TH DAY OF CHRISTMAS HALL 12/12/15 8:00 PM 3506
9 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 12/07/15 8:00 PM 3462
10 FAMILY FOR CHRISTMAS HALL 12/13/15 8:00 PM 3393
11 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 12/08/15 8:00 PM 3292
12 MAJOR CRIMES TNT 12/07/15 9:00 PM 3286
13 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 12/07/15 8:00 PM 3270
14 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HIST 12/08/15 9:00 PM 3220
15 HEISMAN TROPHY ESPN 12/12/15 8:00 PM 3062
16 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 12/10/15 8:00 PM 3060
17 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL POSTGAME NFLN 12/10/15 11:27 PM 3048
18 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 12/07/15 9:00 PM 3042
19 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 12/13/15 8:00 PM 3016
20 SPECIAL REPORT W/BRET BAIER FOXNC 12/07/15 6:00 PM 2993
21 STREET OUTLAWS DISC 12/07/15 9:00 PM 2960
22 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PREGAME NFLN 12/10/15 8:00 PM 2922
23 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/09/15 9:30 PM 2913
24 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 12/07/15 10:00 PM 2850
25 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 12/09/15 10:00 PM 2836

 

All ratings are live + same-day. Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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