No surprise that the most-watched show last week (Aug 17-23) for 18-49s went to Sunday’s premiere of “Fear the Walking Dead” on AMC (6.3 million viewers in the demo). The live+same day premiere drew 10.1mln viewers total, making it the number 1 series premiere in cable history for total viewers and 18-49s.

Runner-up last week for the demo was a special “Talking Dead” preview show that aired before FTWD, averaging 2.5mln 18-49s. Not far behind was VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” (2.2mln). Ahead of its SummerSlam event on WWE Network, WWE on USA kept its place in the top 5, with both hours averaging about 1.7mln 18-49s.

1
FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
AMC
Sunday
6,259
 
2
TALKING DEAD SPECIAL
AMC
Sunday
2,470
 
3
LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA 4
VH1
Monday
2,174
 
4
WWE ENTERTAINMENT
USA NETWORK
Monday
1,702
 
5
WWE ENTERTAINMENT
USA NETWORK
Monday
1,680
 
6
NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL
ESPN
Thursday
1,651
 
7
FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
AMC
Sunday
1,572
 
8
WWE ENTERTAINMENT
USA NETWORK
Monday
1,560
 
9
FAMILY GUY
ADULT SWIM
Wednesday
1,493
 
10
FAMILY GUY
ADULT SWIM
Wednesday
1,446
 
 

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