Ratings: Major Crimes Wins Night as Most-Watched Cable Show; Triples in L+ 3 Viewing

By M. Sharpe


As Major Crimes swings into its season finale next week, the ratings for this winter season continue to grown sharply in time-delayed viewing.

Episode 318 finished its run in Live + 7 day by almost doubling its viewers, rising 90% from Live + Same Day to 4.5 million total viewers.

In the key demographics, the episode saw even more Major gains, fully tripling its viewership to 0.6 million viewers 18-49, and tying for the top spot as the largest percentage gain of the week in key demos.

Preliminary numbers for last week’s episode show that it rose in Live + Same Day over the prior week, and finished as the third most-watched scripted cable show of the week, behind The Walking Dead and it’s lead-out, Into the Badlands.

Last night’s explosive beginning to the season finale rose slightly over the prior week, bringing in 2.4 million total viewers, and 0.3 million 18-49, and won the night as the most-watched scripted cable program of the night.


The season finale of Major Crimes airs next Wednesday at 9pm/8c on TNT


7 thoughts on “Ratings: Major Crimes Wins Night as Most-Watched Cable Show; Triples in L+ 3 Viewing

  1. Thanks for giving fans the analysis. It’s nice to see that despite the scheduling change Major Crimes continues to be TNT’s most watched show.

  2. Major Crimes is one of the best,most well written and executed shows! Love story lines & STELLAR acting by the hole cast. I can’t wait until Wednesday nights! (and YES – I watch each episode EVERY time it airs.)

  3. My fAvorite show ! The best acting by the whole cast.this network should be very proud of this show I can’t wait for Wednesday’s this show is so awesome love it, love it, love it.!!! Congrats Major Crimes ! For always being number 1.

    • The best show on TNT cable WOW Major Crimes is so super awesome! I love it, Love it, love it!!! The whoie cast is phenomenal! And whole cast are really great actors.TNT you are so lucky to have such a fantastic show, absolutely the best, a real winner!!!


  4. The best overall show on tv I can’t get It but my son saves it for me , just finished last season, and it just gets better all the time.

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