Ratings: “Ballers” Rises From Last Week’s Low, “Vice Principals” Falls For Season Finale

Vice Principals [HBO]

HBO received mixed live+same-day results Sunday night.

10PM comedy “Ballers” posted week-to-week gains in adults 18-49 and total viewership. Lead-out “Vice Principals,” on the other hand, suffered losses in both columns.

According to live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, Sunday’s “Ballers” drew a 0.50 adults 18-49 rating and 998,000 total viewers. The numbers best the 0.38 rating and 867,000 audience mark – both series lows – drawn by last week’s episode.

“Vice Principals” followed with a 0.28 rating and 555,000 total viewers for its season finale. Last week’s broadcast drew a 0.29 rating and 630,000 audience members.

Written by Brian Cantor

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