Broadcast weekly Top 25: ‘Empire,’ ‘NCIS’ finales top the week of May 16-22

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The season finales of “Empire” and “NCIS” retained their No. 1 rankings among adults 18-49 and total viewers for the week of May 16-22.

“Empire” scored a 4.1 rating in adults 18-49, its best same-day number in five weeks. It and the Billboard Music Awards (3.2) were the only shows to draw a 3.0 or better on broadcast.

“NCIS” closed its season with 18.01 million viewers, up almost 2 million from the previous week’s 16.04 million.

Top 25 broadcast shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for May 16-22, 2016

Rank Show Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 EMPIRE – F FOX 4.1 5186
2 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS – S ABC 3.2 4018
3 NCIS – F CBS 2.6 3265
4 GREY’S ANATOMY – F ABC 2.3 2960
5 SURVIVOR – F CBS 2.1 2683
5t MODERN FAMILY – F ABC 2.1 2621
5t THE VOICE – MONDAY NBC 2.1 2607
8 THE GOLDBERGS – F ABC 1.9 2346
9 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS – F CBS 1.8 2319
9t THE VOICE – TUESDAY NBC 1.8 2317
11 THE BIG BANG THEORY – R (Thurs.) CBS 1.7 2214
11t DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 1.7 2189
11t MOM – F CBS 1.7 2185
11t MIKE & MOLLY – F (8:30 p.m.) CBS 1.7 2097
11t CHICAGO FIRE – F NBC 1.7 2095
16 THE MIDDLE – F ABC 1.6 2084
16t CHICAGO MED – F NBC 1.6 2083
18 THE ODD COUPLE (8:30 Thurs.) CBS 1.5 1956
18t THE BIG BANG THEORY – R (Mon.) CBS 1.5 1901
18t BLACK-ISH – F ABC 1.5 1863
18t SURVIVOR REUNION – S CBS 1.5 1862
22 MIKE & MOLLY (8 p.m.) CBS 1.4 1836
22t CHICAGO PD NBC 1.4 1797
22t ROSEWOOD FOX 1.4 1774
22t THE ODD COUPLE (9:30 Thurs.) CBS 1.4 1761

 

Top 25 broadcast shows in viewers for May 16-22, 2016

Rank Show Net Viewers (000s)
1 NCIS – F CBS 18012
2 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS – F CBS 13300
3 DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 11637
4 EMPIRE – F FOX 10880
5 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS – S ABC 9762
6 SURVIVOR – F CBS 9540
7 THE VOICE – MONDAY NBC 9519
8 THE VOICE – TUESDAY NBC 9047
9 THE BIG BANG THEORY – R (Thurs.) CBS 8625
10 MIKE & MOLLY – F (8:30 p.m.) CBS 8450
11 60 MINUTES CBS 8315
12 GREY’S ANATOMY – F ABC 8191
13 MOM – F CBS 8141
14 CHICAGO FIRE – F NBC 7908
15 MIKE & MOLLY (8 p.m.) CBS 7871
16 CHICAGO MED – F NBC 7860
17 CASTLE – F ABC 7648
18 THE ODD COUPLE (8:30 Thurs.) CBS 7257
19 THE BIG BANG THEORY – R (Mon.) CBS 7220
20 PERSON OF INTEREST (Tues.) CBS 6969
21 CHICAGO PD NBC 6933
22 60 MINUTES (8 p.m.) CBS 6920
23 THE BLACKLIST – F NBC 6877
24 MODERN FAMILY – F ABC 6791
25 THE MIDDLE – F ABC 6728

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

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