Broadcast Live +7 ratings: ‘Empire’ and ‘Big Bang Theory’ stay on top for April 4-10

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Per usual when they’re both airing new episodes, “Empire” and “The Big Bang Theory” gained the most from DVR viewing in the Live +7 ratings for April 4-10.

“Empire” led the 18-49 gains for the week, adding 2.0 points (4.3 to 6.3) and making up the majority of its same-day decline vs. the previous week. Though it was down half a point (vs. 4.8) in the same-day ratings, it was only 0.2 behind its March 30 episode in Live +7 (6.3 vs. 6.5).

“The Big Bang Theory” added the most viewers (5.28 million) for the week. “The Originals” (0.3 to 0.7, +133 percent) and “Quantico” (3.57 million to 6.82 million viewers, +91 percent) were the percentage-gain leaders.

The Top 25 gainers (including ties) in the Live +7 ratings for April 4-10, 2016 are below. The rankings include first-run, regular series only, not repeats.

Adults 18-49 – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 EMPIRE FOX 4.3 6.3 2.0 47%
2 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 3.1 5.0 1.9 61%
3 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.3 4.1 1.8 78%
4 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.1 3.6 1.5 71%
5 SCANDAL ABC 1.7 3.0 1.3 76%
5t THE BLACKLIST NBC 1.2 2.5 1.3 108%
7 BLINDSPOT NBC 1.3 2.5 1.2 92%
8 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.5 2.6 1.1 73%
8t QUANTICO ABC 1.1 2.2 1.1 100%
10 BLACK-ISH ABC 1.6 2.6 1.0 63%
10t AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 0.9 1.9 1.0 111%
12 THE GOLDBERGS ABC 1.8 2.7 0.9 50%
12t CASTLE ABC 1.1 2.0 0.9 82%
12t NCIS CBS 2.0 2.9 0.9 45%
12t LIMITLESS CBS 1.1 2.0 0.9 82%
16 SURVIVOR CBS 1.9 2.7 0.8 42%
16t BLUE BLOODS CBS 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
16t NASHVILLE ABC 0.9 1.7 0.8 89%
16t GRIMM NBC 0.9 1.7 0.8 89%
16t CHICAGO MED NBC 1.5 2.3 0.8 53%
21 2 BROKE GIRLS CBS 1.4 2.1 0.7 50%
21t BROOKLYN NINE-NINE FOX 0.9 1.6 0.7 78%
21t NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 1.7 2.4 0.7 41%
21t THE MIDDLE ABC 1.7 2.4 0.7 41%
21t THE CATCH ABC 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
21t SHARK TANK ABC 1.2 1.9 0.7 58%
21t HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
21t ONCE UPON A TIME ABC 1.2 1.9 0.7 58%


Adults 18-49 – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 THE ORIGINALS CW 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
2 AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 0.9 1.9 1.0 111%
3 THE BLACKLIST NBC 1.2 2.5 1.3 108%
4 QUANTICO ABC 1.1 2.2 1.1 100%
4t THE 100 CW 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
6 BLINDSPOT NBC 1.3 2.5 1.2 92%
7 NASHVILLE ABC 0.9 1.7 0.8 89%
7t GRIMM NBC 0.9 1.7 0.8 89%
9 LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
10 CASTLE ABC 1.1 2.0 0.9 82%
10t LIMITLESS CBS 1.1 2.0 0.9 82%
12 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.3 4.1 1.8 78%
12t BROOKLYN NINE-NINE FOX 0.9 1.6 0.7 78%
14 SCANDAL ABC 1.7 3.0 1.3 76%
15 ARROW CW 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%
15t THE FAMILY ABC 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%
15t IZOMBIE CW 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
15t THE VAMPIRE DIARIES CW 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
19 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.5 2.6 1.1 73%
20 SUPERNATURAL CW 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
20t GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.1 3.6 1.5 71%
22 BLUE BLOODS CBS 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
23 THE CATCH ABC 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
23t HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
25 BLACK-ISH ABC 1.6 2.6 1.0 63%
25t HELL’S KITCHEN FOX 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%

 

Viewers – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 13502 18786 5284 39%
2 THE BLACKLIST NBC 6415 11044 4629 72%
3 EMPIRE FOX 11336 15737 4401 39%
4 MODERN FAMILY ABC 7525 11746 4221 56%
5 BLUE BLOODS CBS 10348 14557 4209 41%
6 BLINDSPOT NBC 5536 9427 3891 70%
7 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 7679 11470 3791 49%
8 NCIS CBS 15667 19428 3761 24%
9 CASTLE ABC 6404 9928 3524 55%
10 SCANDAL ABC 5877 9387 3510 60%
11 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 7350 10820 3470 47%
12 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 12271 15683 3412 28%
13 QUANTICO ABC 3568 6820 3252 91%
14 CHICAGO MED NBC 7203 10139 2936 41%
15 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 8625 11516 2891 34%
16 THE CATCH ABC 4892 7749 2857 58%
17 LIMITLESS CBS 6068 8811 2743 45%
18 ELEMENTARY CBS 6037 8473 2436 40%
19 BLACK-ISH ABC 5465 7873 2408 44%
20 AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 2808 5142 2334 83%
21 NASHVILLE ABC 4049 6357 2308 57%
22 GRIMM NBC 4250 6507 2257 53%
23 CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS CBS 6975 9171 2196 31%
24 SURVIVOR CBS 8983 11061 2078 23%
25 THE GOLDBERGS ABC 6182 8251 2069 33%

 

Viewers – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 QUANTICO ABC 3568 6820 3252 91%
2 AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 2808 5142 2334 83%
3 THE BLACKLIST NBC 6415 11044 4629 72%
4 BLINDSPOT NBC 5536 9427 3891 70%
5 THE ORIGINALS CW 953 1602 649 68%
6 THE 100 CW 1191 1980 789 66%
6t THE VAMPIRE DIARIES CW 1042 1732 690 66%
8 LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 1954 3231 1277 65%
9 IZOMBIE CW 1071 1747 676 63%
10 SCANDAL ABC 5877 9387 3510 60%
11 THE FAMILY ABC 3147 4989 1842 59%
12 THE CATCH ABC 4892 7749 2857 58%
13 SUPERNATURAL CW 1750 2755 1005 57%
13t NASHVILLE ABC 4049 6357 2308 57%
15 MODERN FAMILY ABC 7525 11746 4221 56%
16 CASTLE ABC 6404 9928 3524 55%
17 HELL’S KITCHEN FOX 2659 4094 1435 54%
18 GRIMM NBC 4250 6507 2257 53%
19 ARROW CW 2239 3394 1155 52%
20 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 7679 11470 3791 49%
21 ONCE UPON A TIME ABC 3751 5544 1793 48%
22 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 7350 10820 3470 47%
22t THE LAST MAN ON EARTH FOX 2698 3955 1257 47%
24 BROOKLYN NINE-NINE FOX 2709 3953 1244 46%
25 LIMITLESS CBS 6068 8811 2743 45%

Source: The Nielsen Company.

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