Ratings: Showtime’s “Billions” Enjoys Another Increase

Like the previous broadcast, this Sunday’s “Billions” posted week-to-week gains in adults 18-49 and total viewership.

Per Nielsen cable data, the third episode of Showtime’s new series posted a 0.37 adults 18-49 rating and reached 1.282 million total live+same-day viewers.

The numbers markedly top the 0.27 and 950,000 mark delivered by last week’s episode, which were themselves up from the 0.24 and 904,000 mark posted by the series premiere.

— Lead-in “Shameless” was down in adults 18-49 (0.75 to 0.68) but up in total viewership (1.697 million to 1.704 million).

Written by Brian Cantor

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