‘The Blacklist’ Generates Second Biggest L+3 lift ever

The Blacklist Episode 2

via press release:

  • “The Blacklist” has delivered the second biggest “live plus three day” increase in U.S. television history in total viewership, with the Oct. 21 telecast growing by 4.916 million persons from 10.437 million viewers in “live plus same day” to 15.353 million in L+3.  The only telecast ever to add more viewers in L+3 is the Sept. 30 “Blacklist,” which grew by 5.081 million persons, raising its 11.348 million in L+SD to 16.429 million viewers in L+3.


  • In adults 18-49, the Oct. 21“Blacklist” added 54% or 1.60 of a point to its next-day “live plus same day” 18-49 rating (to a 4.57 in L+3 from a 2.97 in L+SD).  The 54% increase in 18-49 and 47% lift in total viewers are the biggest percentage increases to date for “The Blacklist” in both categories.  By rating point, the 18-49 increase of 1.60 points is second biggest for the series behind a 1.66 lift for the Sept. 30 telecast.


  • “The Blacklist” is up week to week in “live plus three day” results for each of the last two weeks in adults 18-49, going from a 4.53 on Oct. 7 to a 4.54 on Oct. 14 to a 4.57 on Oct. 21.  In total viewers, the Oct. 21 “Blacklist” is up this week versus last, to 15.353 million from 15.066 million.


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