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'

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

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.