Cable Show Wins Sunday Night

Mar 19, 2013  •  Post A Comment

A cable program was the No. 1 show on television Sunday night, continuing an impressive run for the cable channel History. The channel reported a turnout of 10.9 million total viewers for the third installment of “The Bible.”

The program also pulled in 4.2 million adults 25-54 and 3.5 million adults 18-49.

The miniseries has delivered more than 68 million viewers since its March 3 premiere, with 18 telecasts on History and Lifetime, the channel reported.

The production will premiere its final two episodes on the next two Sundays at 8 p.m., including the final installment on Easter Sunday, March 31.

History also reported that “Vikings,” its first scripted series, continued its strong ratings with 4.8 million total viewers in the 10 p.m. hour Sunday, making it the most watched cable series in the time slot for the third week in a row. The program also delivered 2.2 million adults 25-54 and 1.9 million adults 18-49.

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