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“The Walking Dead” kept its hold on the top of the cable 18-49 rankings for the week of Nov. 16-22, and it also reclaimed the total-viewer crown.

AMC’s juggernaut was up in both adults 18-49 (6.7 vs. 6.5) and viewers (13.22 million vs. 12.87 million) over the previous week. Second-place “Monday Night Football” was even in adults 18-49 and up in viewers.

Top 25 cable shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for Nov. 16-22, 2015

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 11/22/15 9:00 PM 6.7 8435
2 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ESPN 11/16/15 8:15 PM 4.2 5368
3 INTO THE BADLANDS AMC 11/22/15 10:00 PM 2.3 2885
4 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NFLN 11/19/15 8:27 PM 2.2 2786
5 TALKING DEAD AMC 11/22/15 11:00 PM 1.5 1914
6 AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL FX 11/18/15 10:00 PM 1.4 1788
6t SPORTSCENTER ESPN 11/16/15 11:32 PM 1.4 1777
8 LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD VH1 11/16/15 8:00 PM 1.3 1709
8t NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 11/20/15 10:35 PM 1.3 1698
8t CFP RANKINGS SHOW ESPN 11/17/15 9:42 PM 1.3 1620
11 NBA BASKETBALL TNT 11/19/15 10:50 PM 1.2 1514
11t REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA BRVO 11/22/15 8:00 PM 1.2 1503
11t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/16/15 8:00 PM 1.2 1500
14 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/16/15 9:00 PM 1.1 1396
14t COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN ESPN 11/17/15 7:30 PM 1.1 1393
14t GOLD RUSH DISC 11/20/15 9:01 PM 1.1 1390
14t WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/16/15 10:00 PM 1.1 1380
14t FAMILY GUY ADSM 11/18/15 11:30 PM 1.1 1372
14t LION GUARD: RETURN OF THE ROAR DSNY 11/22/15 7:00 PM 1.1 1341
20 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 11/22/15 8:00 PM 1.0 1308
20t FAMILY GUY ADSM 11/16/15 11:30 PM 1.0 1298
20t STREET OUTLAWS DISC 11/16/15 9:00 PM 1.0 1272
20t ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 11/18/15 9:00 PM 1.0 1252
24 FAMILY GUY ADSM 11/18/15 11:00 PM 0.9 1200
24t THE BIG BANG THEORY TBSC 11/17/15 10:00 PM 0.9 1191

Note: 15 other shows also had 0.9 ratings but reached smaller numbers of viewers in the demo.

Top 25 cable series in viewers for Nov. 16-22, 2015

Rank Show Net Day Time Viewers (000s)
1 THE WALKING DEAD AMC 11/22/15 9:00 PM 13224
2 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ESPN 11/16/15 8:15 PM 12185
3 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NFLN 11/19/15 8:27 PM 6640
4 INTO THE BADLANDS AMC 11/22/15 10:00 PM 4828
5 LION GUARD: RETURN OF THE ROAR DSNY 11/22/15 7:00 PM 4101
6 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 11/18/15 8:00 PM 3972
7 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 11/16/15 8:00 PM 3859
8 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 11/17/15 8:00 PM 3671
9 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 11/18/15 9:00 PM 3621
10 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/16/15 8:00 PM 3541
11 GOLD RUSH DISC 11/20/15 9:01 PM 3495
12 NORTHPOLE: OPEN FOR CHRISTMAS HALL 11/21/15 8:00 PM 3491
13 THE KELLY FILE FOXNC 11/18/15 9:00 PM 3437
14 MERRY MATRIMONY HALL 11/22/15 8:00 PM 3342
15 THE KELLY FILE FOXNC 11/17/15 9:00 PM 3339
16 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/16/15 9:00 PM 3290
17 TALKING DEAD AMC 11/22/15 11:00 PM 3208
18 SPORTSCENTER ESPN 11/16/15 11:32 PM 3202
19 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN     L ESPN 11/17/15 7:30 PM 3120
20 THE KELLY FILE FOXNC 11/16/15 9:00 PM 3102
21 SPECIAL REPORT W/BRET BAIER FOXNC 11/18/15 6:00 PM 3076
22 WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW USA 11/16/15 10:00 PM 3047
23 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 11/19/15 8:00 PM 3035
24 CFP RANKINGS SHOW ESPN 11/17/15 9:42 PM 3033
25 SPECIAL REPORT W/BRET BAIER FOXNC 11/17/15 6:00 PM 2965

 

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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