Ratings: HBO’s “The Night Of” Dips, “Ballers” Falls, “Vice Principals” Sinks

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Viewership for Sunday’s edition of “The Night Of” remained comfortably above the level set by the July 10 premiere.

It did, however, trail that of last week’s episode.

According to live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, Sunday’s edition of the HBO miniseries drew a 0.48 adults 18-49 rating and 1.21 million total viewers.

Last week’s episode posted a 0.52 rating and a 1.28 million viewership sum, while the series premiere managed a 0.26 and 0.77 million.

While still HBO’s top Sunday show, lead-out “Ballers” endured bigger week-to-week drops. This week’s episode drew a 0.62 rating and 1.28 million viewers; last week’s season premiere scored a 0.79 and 1.59 million.

The second episode of new comedy “Vice Principals” was down fairly sharply in week three, following last week’s 0.55 rating/1.15 million viewer mark with a 0.37 rating/0.79 million audience figure this week.

“Last Week Tonight” closed HBO’s evening with a 0.42 rating and a 1.09 million viewership sum.

Written by Brian Cantor

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