via press release:
February broadcasts of television's #1 new drama/series March 4.included its largest audience, highest adult 18-49 ratings and its best-ever live plus 7-day DVR lift, according to Nielsen most current ratings through
In live plus same day ratings,delivered 15.14 million viewers on Feb. 16, its largest audience ever, while among adults 18-49, the Thursday drama maintained a series-high 3.3/09 in three consecutive first-run broadcasts (Jan. 19, Feb. 2 and Feb. 9).
The Feb. 16 episode ofalso delivered the series' biggest live plus 7-day DVR lift in viewers (+3.55m) and matched its best-ever lift among adults 18-49 (+1.2 points).
Compared to its season-to-date averages of 13.90 million viewers and 3.3/08 in adults 18-49,'s most current February ratings averaged 17.00 million viewers, up +22% and 4.0/10 in adults 18-49, an increase of +21%.