Most watched cable TV series in the U.S. 2016

The statistic shows the leading cable TV series in the United States in 2016, by number of viewers. "American Horror Story", shown by FX, ranked second, with 6.41 million viewers.

Leading cable TV series in the United States – additional information

AMC’s “The Walking Dead”, a horror drama based on a comic book with the same title, is the leading cable TV series in the U.S. In the Fall of 2016, 18.22 million people watched the series starring the English actor Andrew Lincoln. “The Walking Dead” was also the fourth most viewed primetime TV show in the U.S., only behind two series, “The Big Bang Theory” and “NCIS”, and NFL Sunday Night Football. The series premiered in the U.S. in 2010 and its eighth season is expected to debut in late 2017. As of the first quarter of 2015, it would take two days, one hour and eight minutes, or 2948 minutes to binge watch “The Walking Dead” series.

Leading cable TV series in the United States in Fall 2016, by number of viewers

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Release date

December 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 19, 2016 to November 13, 2016

Special properties

including 7-day DVR-delayed viewing

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