Broadcast weekly Top 25: ‘Empire’ and ‘NCIS’ lead the week of May 2-8

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“Empire” was the No. 1 show in adults 18-49 for the week of May 2-8, just as it’s been for the entirety of its spring run. The FOX hit scored a 3.6 rating in the demo, beating second-place “The Big Bang Theory” (3.0) by six tenths of a point.

“NCIS” led the viewer tally for the week with 14.86 million people tuning in. The series finale of “The Good Wife” cracked the Top 5 in viewers with 10.62 million.

Top 25 broadcast shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for May 2-8, 2016

Rank Show Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 EMPIRE FOX 3.6 4624
2 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 3.0 3766
3 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.2 2836
4 THE VOICE – MONDAY NBC 2.1 2726
4t SURVIVOR CBS 2.1 2702
6 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.0 2544
6t NBA PLAYOFFS – WARRIORS/BLAZERS GM 3 ABC 2.0 2475
8 THE GOLDBERGS ABC 1.9 2449
8t NCIS CBS 1.9 2389
10 DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 1.8 2266
10t NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 1.8 2265
10t CRIMINAL MINDS – F CBS 1.8 2261
13 THE MIDDLE ABC 1.7 2190
14 THE VOICE – TUESDAY NBC 1.6 2087
14t 2 BROKE GIRLS CBS 1.6 2022
14t BLACK-ISH ABC 1.6 2012
14t THE ODD COUPLE (Thurs.) CBS 1.6 2004
14t CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.6 1998
19 MOM CBS 1.5 1961
19t CHICAGO MED NBC 1.5 1903
19t SCANDAL ABC 1.5 1902
19t THE BIG BANG THEORY (Mon.) – R CBS 1.5 1887
23 MIKE & MOLLY (8:30 p.m.) CBS 1.4 1811
24 MIKE & MOLLY (8 p.m.) CBS 1.3 1674
24t LITTLE BIG SHOTS – F NBC 1.3 1662
24t BLINDSPOT NBC 1.3 1643
24t THE ODD COUPLE (Mon.) CBS 1.3 1639
24t NCIS: LOS ANGELES – F CBS 1.3 1636
24t THE FLASH CW 1.3 1623
24t THE GOOD WIFE – F CBS 1.3 1609
24t CHICAGO PD NBC 1.3 1604
24t FAMILY GUY FOX 1.3 1599

 

Top 25 broadcast shows in viewers for May 2-8, 2016

Rank Show Net Viewers (000s)
1 NCIS CBS 14855
2 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 13223
3 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 12562
4 DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 11813
5 THE GOOD WIFE – F CBS 10616
6 BLUE BLOODS – F CBS 10104
7 MADAM SECRETARY – F CBS 9989
8 THE VOICE – MONDAY NBC 9968
9 SURVIVOR CBS 9483
10 EMPIRE FOX 9388
11 60 MINUTES CBS 9205
12 CRIMINAL MINDS – F CBS 8841
13 THE VOICE – TUESDAY NBC 8596
14 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 8559
15 NCIS: LOS ANGELES – F CBS 8101
16 THE ODD COUPLE (Thurs.) CBS 8073
17 MOM CBS 7917
18 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 7793
19 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 7663
20 CHICAGO MED NBC 7622
21 LITTLE BIG SHOTS – F NBC 7570
22 MODERN FAMILY ABC 7417
23 PERSON OF INTEREST – P CBS 7350
24 MIKE & MOLLY (8:30 p.m.) CBS 7198
25 THE MIDDLE ABC 7016

All numbers are live + same-day. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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