TV Ratings

Sunday Cable Ratings: 'Thrones' Assumes Another High; 'Vikings' Bows Out

History's first scripted series finishes season with 3.6 million viewers while 'GOT' boosts ‘Veep' 4/30/2013 11:06:08 AM Eastern

The season finale of History's Vikings drew 3.6
million total viewers on Sunday at 10 p.m., down 5% from the prior week's
episode, according to Nielsen ratings.

Its finale was down 42% when compared
to its season premiere
that aired out of The Bible. In the demos,
the episode delivered 1.8 million adults 25-54 and 1.7 million adults 18-49.

In its first season, Vikings is averaging 4.3 million
total viewers, two million adults 25-54 and 1.8 million adults 18-49. History
has already renewed the series for a 10-episode second season to premiere in
2014.

HBO's Game of Thrones hit a series high for the third
consecutive week, drawing 5.3 million viewers at 9 p.m. and 6.7 million viewers
for the night. Season-to-date, Thrones is averaging 13.4 million
viewers, tracking 16% higher than its second season.

At 10 p.m., Veep hit a season high 1.3
million viewers, averaging 1.7 million viewers across its two plays.

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