“The Walking Dead” remained cable’s No. 1 show for the week of Feb. 15-21, drawing numbers on par with its winter premiere the previous week. The series scored a 6.6 in adults 18-49, down 0.2 week to week, and 13.48 million viewers, off just slightly from the previous week’s 13.74 million.

The Season 2 premiere of “Better Call Saul” on AMC tied for 10th in 18-49 (1.1) and ranked 24th in viewers (2.57 million).

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for Feb. 15-21, 2016

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 2/21/2016 9:00 PM 6.6 8346
2 TALKING DEAD AMC 2/21/2016 10:02 PM 2.7 3396
2t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 2/21/2016 8:00 PM 1.4 1773
4 THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON FX 2/16/2016 10:00 PM 1.3 1711
4t GOLD RUSH DISC 2/19/2016 9:01 PM 1.3 1600
4t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 2/15/2016 8:00 PM 1.3 1597
4t THE WALKING DEAD AMC 2/21/2016 8:00 PM 1.3 1597
8 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 2/15/2016 9:00 PM 1.2 1547
8t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 2/15/2016 10:00 PM 1.2 1468
10 COLLEGE BASKETBALL ESPN 2/17/2016 9:07 PM 1.1 1432
10t BETTER CALL SAUL – P AMC 2/15/2016 10:00 PM 1.1 1345
12 FAMILY GUY ADSM 2/17/2016 11:00 PM 1.0 1326
12t FAMILY GUY ADSM 2/17/2016 11:30 PM 1.0 1287
12t FAMILY GUY ADSM 2/18/2016 11:30 PM 1.0 1286
12t FAMILY GUY ADSM 2/16/2016 11:30 PM 1.0 1275
12t BELLATOR MMA LIVE SPIKE 2/19/2016 9:00 PM 1.0 1229
12t FAMILY GUY ADSM 2/18/2016 11:00 PM 1.0 1228
12t FAMILY GUY ADSM 2/16/2016 11:00 PM 1.0 1222
12t FAMILY GUY ADSM 2/21/2016 10:30 PM 1.0 1210
20 FAMILY GUY ADSM 2/15/2016 11:30 PM 0.9 1204
20t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 2/16/2016 10:00 PM 0.9 1195
20t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 2/17/2016 10:30 PM 0.9 1175
20t FIXER UPPER HGTV 2/16/2016 9:00 PM 0.9 1170
20t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 2/17/2016 10:00 PM 0.9 1170
20t KEEPING UP W/THE KARDASHIANS ENT 2/21/2016 9:00 PM 0.9 1152
20t AMERICAN DAD ADSM 2/18/2016 10:30 PM 0.9 1147
20t FAMILY GUY ADSM 2/15/2016 11:00 PM 0.9 1144
20t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 2/16/2016 9:30 PM 0.9 1136
20t FAST N LOUD DISC 2/15/2016 9:00 PM 0.9 1132
20t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 2/16/2016 10:30 PM 0.9 1131
20t AMERICAN DAD ADSM 2/17/2016 10:30 PM 0.9 1130
20t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 2/16/2016 9:00 PM 0.9 1087

 

Top 25 cable series in viewers for Feb. 15-21, 2016

Rank Show Net Day Time Viewers (000s)
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 2/21/2016 9:00 PM 13483
2 TALKING DEAD AMC 2/21/2016 10:02 PM 5693
3 GOLD RUSH DISC 2/19/2016 9:01 PM 3850
4 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 2/15/2016 8:00 PM 3661
5 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 2/15/2016 9:00 PM 3537
5t AMERICA’S ELECTION HQ FOXNC 2/20/2016 9:00 PM 3522
7 AMERICA’S ELECTION HQ FOXNC 2/20/2016 8:00 PM 3433
8 FIXER UPPER HGTV 2/16/2016 9:00 PM 3360
9 THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON FX 2/16/2016 10:00 PM 3331
10 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 2/15/2016 10:00 PM 3233
11 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 2/21/2016 8:00 PM 3170
12 FROZEN DSNY 2/15/2016 9:45 AM 3117
13 MAJOR CRIMES TNT 2/15/2016 9:00 PM 3084
14 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 2/21/2016 8:00 PM 3083
15 ANDERSON COOPER 360 – GOP TOWN HALL CNN 2/18/2016 8:38 PM 3073
16 THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 2/16/2016 9:00 PM 2950
17 AMERICA’S ELECTION HQ FOXNC 2/20/2016 7:00 PM 2930
18 SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS NICK 2/15/2016 7:00 PM 2927
19 SOFIA THE FIRST DSNY 2/15/2016 11:30 AM 2918
20 COLLEGE BASKETBALL ESPN 2/17/2016 9:07 PM 2863
21 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 2/17/2016 9:00 PM 2810
22 WESTMINSTER DOG SHOW USA 2/16/2016 8:00 PM 2684
23 RIZZOLI & ISLES TNT 2/16/2016 10:00 PM 2594
24 BETTER CALL SAUL – P AMC 2/15/2016 10:00 PM 2573
25 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 2/17/2016 10:00 PM 2560

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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