Here are the same-day, Live +3 and Live +7 adults 18-49 ratings for every show that aired on ABC in the 2016-17 season. Same-day ratings are for all new episodes aired in-season (Sept. 19, 2016-May 24, 2017), including those coded as specials. DVR ratings may not include episodes coded as specials. Summer shows that aired one or two episodes in season aren’t included.

Highest-rated shows: “The Bachelor” (2.4) in live + same-day, “Modern Family” (3.2 Live +3, 3.7 Live +7) after delayed viewing.

Biggest rise in the rankings: “Agents of SHIELD.” The show averaged just a 0.7 the night it aired, tied for 29th place on the network. It rose 12 spots to 17th in both Live +3 (1.4) and Live +7 (1.6).

Biggest fall (excluding news and sports): “Imaginary Mary,” “America’s Funniest Home Videos” and “To Tell the Truth” all dropped eight spots (from 18th to 26th) from the same-day rankings to Live +3, and “AFV” and “To Tell the Truth” fell four more places to 30th in Live +7.

L +SD rank Show L+SD rating   L+3 rank L+3 rating Rank +/-   L+7 rank L+7 rating Rank +/- vs. L+3
1 The Bachelor 2.4 3 3.0 -2 3 3.1
2 Modern Family 2.1 1 3.2 +1 1 3.7
Grey’s Anatomy 2.1 2 3.1 +1 2 3.5
4 Saturday Night College Football 1.9 11 1.9 -7 13 1.9 -2
5 The Goldbergs 1.7 5 2.3 7 2.5 -2
6 Dancing With the Stars 1.6 9 2.0 -3 9 2.1
Speechless 1.6 9 2.0 -3 9 2.1
8 Black-ish 1.5 8 2.1 8 2.4
The Middle 1.5 11 1.9 -3 9 2.1 +2
10 Scandal 1.4 5 2.3 +5 5 2.6
American Housewife 1.4 11 1.9 -1 9 2.1 +2
12 How to Get Away with Murder 1.3 5 2.3 +7 5 2.6
Designated Survivor 1.3 4 2.4 +8 4 2.9
14 Shark Tank 1.2 14 1.6 14 1.7
Fresh Off the Boat 1.2 16 1.5 -2 14 1.7 +2
Last Man Standing 1.2 14 1.6 14 1.7
17 NBA Saturday Primetime 1.0 26 1.0 -9 30 1.0 -4
18 America’s Funniest Home Videos 0.9 26 1.0 -8 30 1.0 -4
The Real O’Neals 0.9 20 1.2 -2 22 1.3 -2
Once Upon a Time 0.9 18 1.3 18 1.5
The Great American Baking Show 0.9 23 1.1 -5 23 1.2
Imaginary Mary 0.9 26 1.0 -8 26 1.1
20/20 0.9 26 1.0 -8 26 1.1
To Tell the Truth 0.9 26 1.0 -8 30 1.0 -4
Notorious 0.9 18 1.3 19 1.4 -1
Dr. Ken 0.9 23 1.1 -5 23 1.2
Match Game 0.9 23 1.1 -5 26 1.1
28 Secrets and Lies 0.8 20 1.2 +8 19 1.4 +1
29 Agents of SHIELD 0.7 17 1.4 +12 17 1.6
Quantico 0.7 20 1.2 +9 19 1.4 +1
The Catch 0.7 26 1.0 +3 26 1.1
32 Conviction 0.6 26 1.0 +6 23 1.2 +3
The Toy Box 0.6 33 0.7 -1 34 0.7 -1
People Icons 0.6 35 0.6 -3 36 0.6 -1
35 Time After Time 0.5 33 0.7 +2 33 0.8
NBA Countdown 0.5 37 0.5 -2 37 0.5
37 American Crime 0.4 35 0.6 +2 34 0.7 +1

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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