The Grammy Awards were the runaway leader in the same-day weekly rankings for Feb. 15-21, and they’re still on top in the Live +3 rankings.

The awards added 0.4 in adults 18-49 to climb to an 8.1 rating and 1.37 million viewers, bringing its total to 26.34 million.

“The Big Bang Theory” grew the most after three days, going from a 3.8 to a 5.3 in adults 18-49 and 15.24 million to 19.46 million viewers. “The Blacklist” had the biggest percentage jump, growing by 90 percent (1.3 to 2.5) in adults 18-49.

Top 25 broadcast shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for Feb. 15-21, 2016

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating
1 GRAMMY AWARDS CBS 8.1
2 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 5.3
3 MODERN FAMILY ABC 3.6
4 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 3.3
5 THE X-FILES FOX 3.2
6 THE BACHELOR ABC 3.0
7 NCIS CBS 2.9
8 SCANDAL ABC 2.8
9 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 2.7
10 THE GOLDBERGS ABC 2.6
10t LIFE IN PIECES CBS 2.6
10t LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 2.6
13 AMERICAN IDOL – WEDNESDAY FOX 2.5
13t BLACK-ISH ABC 2.5
13t NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 2.5
13t SURVIVOR – P CBS 2.5
13t THE BLACKLIST NBC 2.5
18 AMERICAN IDOL – THURSDAY FOX 2.4
18t LUCIFER FOX 2.4
18t CHICAGO PD NBC 2.4
18t CHICAGO FIRE NBC 2.4
22 THE MIDDLE ABC 2.3
22t MOM CBS 2.3
24 SHARK TANK ABC 2.1
24t WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY: DISNEYLAND 60 ABC 2.1
24t 2 BROKE GIRLS CBS 2.1
24t THE FLASH CW 2.1
24t CHICAGO MED NBC 2.1

 

Top 25 broadcast shows in Live +3 viewers for Feb. 15-21, 2016

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s)
1 GRAMMY AWARDS CBS 26336
2 NCIS CBS 19972
3 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 19464
4 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 15702
5 BLUE BLOODS CBS 14199
6 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 12316
7 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 11297
8 60 MINUTES CBS 11031
9 LIFE IN PIECES CBS 10827
10 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 10619
11 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 10455
12 MOM CBS 10329
13 MODERN FAMILY ABC 10309
14 CHICAGO PD NBC 10277
15 THE BLACKLIST NBC 10216
16 THE GOOD WIFE CBS 10213
17 LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 10134
18 SURVIVOR – P CBS 10001
19 AMERICAN IDOL – THURSDAY FOX 9761
20 AMERICAN IDOL – WEDNESDAY FOX 9760
21 THE X-FILES FOX 9688
22 CHICAGO MED NBC 8944
23 SCANDAL ABC 8919
24 ELEMENTARY CBS 8858
25 THE BACHELOR ABC 8854

 

Adults 18-49 total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+3 Increase % Increase
1 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 3.8 5.3 1.5 39%
2 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.4 3.6 1.2 50%
2t HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 1.5 2.7 1.2 80%
2t THE BLACKLIST NBC 1.3 2.5 1.2 92%
5 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.2 3.3 1.1 50%
5t THE X-FILES FOX 2.1 3.2 1.1 52%
7 SCANDAL ABC 1.8 2.8 1.0 56%
8 LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 1.7 2.6 0.9 53%
8t SHADES OF BLUE NBC 1.1 2.0 0.9 82%
10 THE BACHELOR ABC 2.2 3.0 0.8 36%
10t LUCIFER FOX 1.6 2.4 0.8 50%
10t CHICAGO PD NBC 1.6 2.4 0.8 50%
10t CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.6 2.4 0.8 50%
10t LIMITLESS CBS 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
10t ELEMENTARY CBS 1.0 1.8 0.8 80%
16 BLACK-ISH ABC 1.8 2.5 0.7 39%
16t CHICAGO MED NBC 1.4 2.1 0.7 50%
16t GRIMM NBC 0.9 1.6 0.7 78%
19 NCIS CBS 2.3 2.9 0.6 26%
19t THE GOLDBERGS ABC 2.0 2.6 0.6 30%
19t SURVIVOR – P CBS 1.9 2.5 0.6 32%
19t 2 BROKE GIRLS CBS 1.5 2.1 0.6 40%
19t THE FLASH CW 1.5 2.1 0.6 40%
19t FAMILY GUY FOX 1.3 1.9 0.6 46%
19t BLUE BLOODS CBS 1.3 1.9 0.6 46%
19t CODE BLACK CBS 1.1 1.7 0.6 55%
19t HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 1.1 1.7 0.6 55%

 

Viewers total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+3 (000s) Increase (000s) % Increase
1 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 15241 19464 4223 28%
2 THE BLACKLIST NBC 6023 10216 4193 70%
3 BLUE BLOODS CBS 10741 14199 3458 32%
4 SHADES OF BLUE NBC 5287 8593 3306 63%
5 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 4875 8012 3137 64%
6 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 7529 10455 2926 39%
7 ELEMENTARY CBS 5946 8858 2912 49%
8 SCANDAL ABC 6085 8919 2834 47%
9 MODERN FAMILY ABC 7480 10309 2829 38%
10 CHICAGO PD NBC 7451 10277 2826 38%
11 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 7818 10619 2801 36%
12 CODE BLACK CBS 6097 8742 2645 43%
13 NCIS CBS 17337 19972 2635 15%
14 THE X-FILES FOX 7069 9688 2619 37%
15 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 8861 11297 2436 27%
16 LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 7732 10134 2402 31%
17 LIMITLESS CBS 6010 8351 2341 39%
18 THE GOOD WIFE CBS 7914 10213 2299 29%
19 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 13420 15702 2282 17%
20 CHICAGO MED NBC 6664 8944 2280 34%
21 CASTLE ABC 5147 7350 2203 43%
22 GRIMM NBC 4036 6201 2165 54%
23 LUCIFER FOX 5134 7276 2142 42%
24 CSI: CYBER CBS 6691 8686 1995 30%
25 SURVIVOR – P CBS 8300 10001 1701 20%

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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