AMC’s “Fear the Walking Dead” Sun continued to dominate Nielsen’s P18-49 rank last week (Aug 24- Aug 30). The 2nd ep scored more than 5mln Live+SD viewers to become the #1 program, beating the 2015 Video Music Awards on MTV on the same night by around 2mln. “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” on VH1 on the list, followed by NFL pres-season game Cincinnati vs Tampa Bay on ESPN, and “WWE Raw” on USA. The VMA preshow on MTV placed 6th, bagging nearly 1.7mln viewers. Another installment of WWE RAW followed closely behind. Completing the top 10 list are “The Big Bang Theory” on TBS and a 3rd installment of WWE Raw and finally “Family Guy” on Adult Swim.

In terms of time-shifted viewing during the week of Aug 10, Turner is the winner. “Rizzoli & Isles” on the network scored the #1 spot, beating 2 another Turner program “Major Crimes” and “The Last Ship.” The “Pretty Little Liars” continued to deliver solid performance for ABC Family, placing 4th on the list with nearly 4.4mln P2+ Live+7. “Suits” on USA, currently in season 5, was #5 on the list, followed by Turner’s “Falling Skies,” “Duck Dynasty” on A&E, and “Teen Mom II” on MTV. Supernatural series “Proof” from, again, Turner, placed 9th, followed by FX’s “Tyrant.”

18-49s

Rank Program Episode Originator
1 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD 102 SO CLOSE, YET SO FAR AMC
2 2015 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS 2015 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS MTV
3 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA 4 418 (REUNION PT 1) VH1
4 NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL L CINCINNATI/TAMPA BAY ESPN
5 WWE ENTERTAINMENT WWE RAW USA NETWORK
6 2015 VMA PRESHOW 2015 VMA PRESHOW MTV
7 WWE ENTERTAINMENT WWE RAW USA NETWORK
8 BIG BANG THEORY, THE PANTY PINATA POLARIZATION, THE TBS NETWORK
9 WWE ENTERTAINMENT WWE RAW USA NETWORK
10 FAMILY GUY N/A ADULT SWIM

Time-shifted

Rank Program Originator Day Of Week
1 RIZZOLI & ISLES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION .Tu…..
2 MAJOR CRIMES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION M……
3 LAST SHIP, THE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION ……Su
4 PRETTY LITTLE LIARS ABC FAMILY .Tu…..
5 SUITS USA NETWORK ..W….
6 FALLING SKIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION ……Su
7 DUCK DYNASTY A&E NETWORK ..W….
8 TEEN MOM II SSN6 MTV …Th…
9 PROOF TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION .Tu…..
10 TYRANT FX .Tu…..

 

 

 

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