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It was another night of reality and repeats on the major networks, as summer programming comes to a close, but one Wednesday night drama aired a new episode.

Here is how that lone drama fared in the overall ratings:

8 PM Show:
Burden of Truth (The CW) [NEW] – 712,000 viewers

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With the start of fall TV just a week away, summer programming is coming to a close with two finales airing on the major networks last night as well as plenty of reality and repeats.

Here is how those two dramas fared in the overall ratings:

9 PM Show:
Salvation (CBS) [NEW – Season Finale] – 2.6 million viewers

10 PM Show:
Elementary (CBS) [NEW – Season Finale] – 3.1 million viewers

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It was another night filled with reality and repeats last night on the major networks with one Thursday night drama airing its final episode.

Here is how that lone drama fared in the overall ratings:

10 PM Show:
Take Two (ABC) [NEW] – 2.9 million viewers

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Last night’s programming options on the major networks was yet another night filled with too much reality and even more repeats, but one Wednesday night drama aired a new episode.

Here is how that lone drama fared in the overall ratings:

8 PM Show:
Burden of Truth (The CW) [NEW] – 779,000 viewers

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It was another typical night of summer programming on the major networks with mostly reality and repeats airing, but there was one lone drama airing a new episode.

Here is how that drama fared in the overall ratings:

9 PM Show:
The Outpost (The CW) [NEW] – 679,000 viewers

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Summer programming is quickly coming to an end and while last night’s programming options on the major networks was still primarily filled with reality and repeats, two Monday night dramas aired new episodes.

Here is how those two dramas fared in the overall ratings:

9 PM Show:
Salvation (CBS) [NEW] – 2.8 million viewers

10 PM Show:
Elementary (CBS) [NEW] – 3.2 million viewers

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Summer has come to a close, but there were still plenty of programming options on the cable networks last month.

Here is how all of the cable network dramas fared in the ratings for the month of August:

CABLE DRAMAS

MONDAYS:

Better Call Saul – The AMC drama returned for the start of its 4th season on August 6, airing four episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 6 – 1.8 million viewers (Season Premiere)
August 13 – 1.5 million viewers
August 20 – 1.5 million viewers
August 27 – 1.5 million viewers

This averages out to 1.6 million viewers in August. A new episode aired on September 3 with the next new episode of Better Call Saul set to air on AMC on Monday, September 10 at 9 PM.

Lodge 49 – The new AMC dramedy debuted on August 6, airing four episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 6 – 690,000 viewers (DEBUT)
August 13 – 499,000 viewers
August 20 – 451,000 viewers
August 27 – 445,000 viewers

This averages out to 521,000 viewers in August. A new episode aired on September 3 with the next new episode of Lodge 49 set to air on AMC on Monday, September 10 at 10 PM.

X Company –The third and final season of the Ovation drama got started on August 20 airing two episodes during the month, but no ratings could be tracked down. A new episode of X Company is expected to air on Ovation on Monday, September 10 at 10 PM.

TUESDAYS:

Animal Kingdom – The TNT crime family drama aired the final three episodes of its third season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 7 – 1.4 million viewers
August 14 – 1.4 million viewers
August 21 – 1.4 million viewers (Season Finale)

This, obviously, averaged out to 1.4 million viewers for August. Animal Kingdom has been renewed for a fourth season by TNT, and is expected to return at some point next year.

Love Is – The new OWN drama aired the final three episodes of its debut season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 7 – 700,000 viewers
August 14 – 980,000 viewers
August 21 – 1.1 million viewers (Season Finale)

This averages out to 927,000 viewers for August. Love Is has been renewed for a second season by OWN, and is expected to return at some point next year.

Younger – The TV Land dramedy aired the final four episodes of its fifth season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 7 – 786,000 viewers
August 14 – 742,000 viewers
August 21 – 700,000 viewers
August 28 – 734,000 viewers (Season Finale)

This averages out to 741,000 viewers for August. Younger was renewed for a sixth season by TV Land, and is expected to return sometime in 2019, but it will now air on the Paramount Network.

Hit the Floor – The BET drama actually returned for the start of its fourth season back on July 10, airing four episodes during July and four episodes, including its season finale, during August. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

July 10 – 483,000 viewers (Season Premiere)
July 17 – 343,000 viewers
July 24 – 371,000 viewers
July 31 – 456,000 viewers

August 7 – 346,000 viewers
August 14 – 347,000 viewers
August 21 – 393,000 viewers
August 28 – 321,000 viewers (Finale)

This averages out to 413,000 for July and 352,000 for August. BET has yet to renew Hit the Floor for a fifth season.

Carter – The new WGN America comedy-drama debuted on August 7, airing four episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 7 – 290,000 viewers (DEBUT)
August 14 – 309,000 viewers
August 21 – 361,000 viewers
August 28 – 242,000 viewers

This averages out to 301,000 viewers for August. A new episode aired on September 4 with the next new episode of Carter set to air on WGN America on Tuesday, September 11 at 10 PM.

The Haves and the Have Nots – The second half of the fifth season of the popular OWN drama returned on August 14, airing three episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 14 – 1.9 million viewers (Mid-Season Return)
August 21 – 1.9 million viewers
August 28 – 2.1 million viewers

This averages out to 2 million viewers for August. A new episode aired on September 4 with the next new episode of The Haves and the Have Nots set to air on OWN on Tuesday, September 11 at 9 PM.

The Bold Type – The Freeform drama aired its season finale of its second season on August 7, earning 305,000 viewers. The Bold Type was renewed for a third season by Freeform.

100 Code – The cop drama aired the final two episodes of its debut season on WGN America on August 7, but no ratings could be tracked down for those episodes. 100 Code has yet to be given a second season order.

WEDNESDAYS:

Queen Sugar – The OWN drama aired the final four episodes of its third season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 1 – 1 million viewers
August 8 – 1 million viewers
August 15 – 1 million viewers
August 22 – 1 million viewers (Season Finale)

This, obviously, average out to 1 million viewers for August. Queen Sugar has been renewed for a fourth season by OWN, and is expected to return sometime in 2019.

Yellowstone – The new Kevin Costner-led Paramount Network drama aired the final four episodes of its debut season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 1 – 2.1 million viewers
August 8 – 2.1 million viewers
August 15 – 2.1 million viewers
August 22 – 2.4 million viewers (Season Finale)

This averages out to 2.2 million viewers for August. Yellowstone has been renewed by the Paramount Network for a second season, which is expected to return sometime next year.

Suits – The long-running legal drama aired five new episodes of its 8th season on the USA Network during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 1 – 1.2 million viewers
August 8 – 1.1 million viewers
August 15 – 1.2 million viewers
August 22 – 1.2 million viewers
August 29 – 1.1 million viewers

This averages out to 1.2 million viewers for August. A new episode aired on September 5 with the next new episode of Suits set to air on the USA Network on Wednesday, September 12 at 9 PM.

The Sinner – The second season of the USA Network anthology series premiered on August 1, airing five episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 1 – 1.1 million viewers (Season Premiere)
August 8 – 1.1 million viewers
August 15 – 1 million viewers
August 22 – 1.1 million viewers
August 29 – 1.1 million viewers

This averages out to 1.1 million viewers for August. A new episode aired on September 5 with the next new episode of The Sinner set to air on the USA Network on Wednesday, September 12 at 10 PM.

Greenleaf – The OWN megachurch drama returned for the start of its third season with a two-night season premiere on August 28 and August 29, earning 1.7 million viewers and 1.4 million viewers respectively. This average out to 1.6 million viewers. A new episode aired on September 5 with the next new episode of Greenleaf set to air on OWN on Wednesday, September 12 at 10 PM.

Condor – The new Audience Network drama (available only via DirecTV) aired the final three episodes of its debut season during the month, but no ratings could be tracked down. Condor has been renewed for a second season by DirecTV, and is expected to return at some point next year.

Mr. Mercedes – The other Audience Network drama (available only via DirecTV) returned for the start of its second season on August 22, airing two episodes during the month, but ratings could not be tracked down. A new episode aired on September 5 with the next new episode of Mr. Mercedes set to air on DirecTV on Wednesday, September 12 at 10 PM.

THURSDAYS:

American Woman – The new Paramount Network half-hour dramedy aired the final four episodes of its debut season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 2 – 388,000 viewers
August 9 – 322,000 viewers
August 16 – 332,000 viewers
August 23 – 326,000 viewers (Finale)

This averages out to 342,000 viewers for August. American Woman was canceled after one season by the Paramount Network.

Queen of the South – The drug smuggling USA Network drama aired five new episodes of its third season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 2 – 1.1 million viewers
August 9 – 1 million viewers
August 16 – 1.2 million viewers
August 23 – 1.1 million viewers
August 30 – 1.2 million viewers

This averages out to 1.1 million viewers for August. A new episode aired on September 6 with the season finale of Queen of the South set to air on the USA Network on Thursday, September 13 at 9 PM.

Shooter – The USA Network drama aired five new episodes from its third season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 2 – 699,000 viewers
August 9 – 712,000 viewers
August 16 – 788,000 viewers
August 23 – 700,000 viewers
August 30 – 729,000 viewers

This averages out to 726,000 viewers for August. A new episode aired on September 6 with the series finale of Shooter set to air on the USA Network on Thursday, September 13 at 10 PM.

FRIDAYS:

Outcast – The Cinemax drama aired four new episodes of its second season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 3 – 81,000 viewers
August 10 – 49,000 viewers
August 17 – 157,000 viewers
August 24 – 113,000 viewers
August 31 – No Episode Aired

This averages out to 100,000 viewers for August. A new episode aired on September 7 with the next new episode of Outcast set to air on Cinemax on Friday, September 14 at 10 PM.

Wynonna Earp – The Syfy thriller aired five new episodes of its third season premiere during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 3 – 513,000 viewers
August 10 – 544,000 viewers
August 17 – 601,000 viewers
August 24 – 480,000 viewers
August 31 – 502,000 viewers

This averages out to 440,000 viewers for August. A new episode aired on September 7 with the next new episode of Wynonna Earp set to air on Syfy on Friday, September 14 at 9 PM.

Killjoys – The popular futuristic Syfy drama aired five new episodes of its fourth season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 3 – 369,000 viewers
August 10 – 413,000 viewers
August 17 – 434,000 viewers
August 24 – 398,000 viewers
August 31 – 378,000 viewers

This averages out to 398,000 viewers for August. A new episode aired on September 7 with the next new episode of Killjoys set to air on Syfy on Friday, September 14 at 10 PM.

SATURDAYS:

No cable dramas aired on Saturday nights during the month.

SUNDAYS:

The Affair – The Showtime drama aired the final three episodes of its fourth season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 5 – 507,000 viewers
August 12 – 595,000 viewers
August 19 – 564,000 viewers (Season Finale)

This averages out to 555,000 viewers for August. Showtime has renewed The Affair for its fifth and final season, which will return sometime in 2019.

Preacher – The AMC thriller aired the final four episodes of its third season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 5 – 879,000 viewers
August 12 – 937,000 viewers
August 19 – 977,000 viewers
August 26 – 1 million viewers

This averages out to 948,000 viewers for August. Preacher has yet to be renewed for a fourth season by AMC.

Power – The Starz drama aired three new episodes of its fifth season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 5 – 1.3 million viewers
August 12 – 1.4 million viewers
August 19 – No Episode Aired
August 26 – 1.5 million viewers

This averages out to 1.4 million viewers for August. A new episode aired on September 2 with the next new episode of Power set to air on Starz on Sunday, September 9 at 9 PM.

Sharp Objects – The Amy Adams-led drama aired the final four episodes of its 8-episode run on HBO during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 5 – 1.2 million viewers
August 12 – 1.1 million viewers
August 19 – 1.3 million viewers
August 26 – 1.8 million viewers (Series Finale)

This averages out to 1.4 million viewers for August. There are no plans for additional seasons of Sharp Objects, though.

Chesapeake Shores – The popular Hallmark Channel family drama returned for the start of its third season on August 5, airing four episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 5 – 1.7 million viewers (Season Premiere)
August 12 – 1.4 million viewers
August 19 – 1.5 million viewers
August 26 – 1.6 million viewers

This averages out to 1.6 million viewers for August. A new episode aired on September 2 with the next new episode of Chesapeake Shores set to air on the Hallmark Channel on Sunday, September 9 at 9 PM.

Succession – The HBO drama aired the season finale of its debut season on August 5, earning 730,000 viewers. Succession has been given a second season renewal by HBO.

Fear the Walking Dead – The AMC zombie-fest series returned for the rest of its fourth season on August 12, airing three episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

August 12 – 1.9 million viewers (Mid-Season Return)
August 19 – 1.9 million viewers
August 26 – 1.8 million viewers

This averages out to 1.9 million viewers for August. A new episode aired on September 2 with the next new episode of Fear the Walking Dead on AMC on Sunday, September 9 at 9 PM.

Deep State – The new EPIX spy drama aired its season finale on August 5, but no ratings could be tracked down. A second season of Deep State was ordered before the debut season even got under way.

Private Eyes – The Canadian P.I. drama aired three new episodes of its second season on ION during the month, but ratings could not be tracked down. It is unclear when the next new episode of Private Eyes will air on ION, though.

The Tunnel: Vengeance – The third and final season of the crime drama aired its series finale on PBS on August 5, but no ratings could be tracked down.

MADE-FOR-TV MOVIES AND MINI-SERIES

There were eight made-for-TV movies that aired during August. Here are the ratings for each:

Season for Love (Hallmark Channel) – 2.4 million viewers
A Summer to Remember (Hallmark Channel) – 2.3 million viewers
Love at Sea (Hallmark Channel) – 2.2 million viewers
Pearl of Paradise (Hallmark Channel) – 2.1 million viewers
Garage Sale Mystery: Murder in D Minor (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.6 million viewers
Garage Sale Mystery: The Disappearing Game (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.5 million viewers
Garage Sale Mystery: The Mask Murder (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.5 million viewers
Garage Sale Mystery: Picture a Murder (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.5 million viewers

Ratings results for the cable dramas, mini-series and made-for-TV movies that have and will air in September that can be tracked down will be provided as soon as possible in October.

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