The Feb. 11 returns of “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away with Murder” ranked fifth (tied), ninth (tied) and 18th (tied) in the same-day adults 18-49 ratings for the week.

After three days of delayed viewing, all three shows have moved up. “Grey’s” ranks fourth in the Live +3 ratings for Feb. 8-14 with a 3.4 rating. “Scandal” (3.3) is fifth and “How to Get Away” (3.2) is sixth, making the biggest jump of the week.

“The Big Bang Theory” — which was No. 1 in same-day and stays there in Live +3 — had the largest increase of the week, improving by 1.8 points in adults 18-49 (3.8 to 5.6) and by 4.63 million viewers (16.25 million to 20.88 million).

Top 25 broadcast shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for Feb. 8-14, 2016

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating
1 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 5.6
2 MODERN FAMILY ABC 3.9
3 THE X-FILES FOX 3.5
4 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 3.4
5 SCANDAL ABC 3.3
6 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 3.2
7 THE BACHELOR ABC 3.0
7t NCIS CBS 3.0
7t CHICAGO PD NBC 3.0
10 LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 2.9
11 SCORPION CBS 2.8
12 AMERICAN IDOL – WEDNESDAY FOX 2.7
12t CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 2.7
14 BLACK-ISH ABC 2.6
14t THE GOLDBERGS ABC 2.6
14t LIFE IN PIECES CBS 2.6
14t THE BLACKLIST NBC 2.6
18 AMERICAN IDOL – THURSDAY FOX 2.5
18t LUCIFER FOX 2.5
18t CHICAGO FIRE NBC 2.5
21 THE MIDDLE ABC 2.4
21t NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 2.4
23 SUPERGIRL CBS 2.3
23t REPUBLICAN DEBATE CBS 2.3
23t MOM CBS 2.3

 

Top 25 broadcast shows in Live +3 viewers for Feb. 8-14, 2016

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s)
1 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 20880
2 NCIS CBS 19614
3 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 14983
4 BLUE BLOODS CBS 14454
5 REPUBLICAN DEBATE CBS 14045
6 SCORPION CBS 13925
7 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 12548
8 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 12062
9 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 11798
10 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 11617
11 CHICAGO PD NBC 11612
12 MODERN FAMILY ABC 10972
13 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 10942
14 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 10836
15 LIFE IN PIECES CBS 10823
16 60 MINUTES CBS 10759
17 AMERICAN IDOL – WEDNESDAY FOX 10708
18 THE X-FILES FOX 10696
19 THE BLACKLIST NBC 10618
20 AMERICAN IDOL – THURSDAY FOX 10442
21 LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 10377
22 THE GOOD WIFE CBS 10202
23 SCANDAL ABC 9965
24 CODE BLACK CBS 9860
25 THE BACHELOR ABC 9839

 

Adults 18-49 total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+3 Increase % Increase
1 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 3.8 5.6 1.8 47%
2 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 1.8 3.2 1.4 78%
3 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.6 3.9 1.3 50%
4 SCANDAL ABC 2.1 3.3 1.2 57%
4t THE BLACKLIST NBC 1.4 2.6 1.2 86%
6 THE X-FILES FOX 2.5 3.5 1.0 40%
6t GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.4 3.4 1.0 42%
6t CHICAGO PD NBC 2.0 3.0 1.0 50%
6t LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 1.9 2.9 1.0 53%
10 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 1.8 2.7 0.9 50%
10t SHADES OF BLUE NBC 1.1 2.0 0.9 82%
12 BLACK-ISH ABC 1.8 2.6 0.8 44%
12t LUCIFER FOX 1.7 2.5 0.8 47%
14 SCORPION CBS 2.1 2.8 0.7 33%
14t CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.8 2.5 0.7 39%
14t BLUE BLOODS CBS 1.4 2.1 0.7 50%
14t LIMITLESS CBS 1.3 2.0 0.7 54%
14t HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 1.3 2.0 0.7 54%
14t CODE BLACK CBS 1.3 2.0 0.7 54%
14t FAMILY GUY FOX 1.2 1.9 0.7 58%
14t ELEMENTARY CBS 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
14t GRIMM NBC 0.9 1.6 0.7 78%
23 NCIS CBS 2.4 3.0 0.6 25%
23t THE GOLDBERGS ABC 2.0 2.6 0.6 30%
23t THE MIDDLE ABC 1.8 2.4 0.6 33%
23t NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 1.8 2.4 0.6 33%
23t NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 1.6 2.2 0.6 38%
23t THE FLASH CW 1.6 2.2 0.6 38%
23t CHICAGO MED NBC 1.6 2.2 0.6 38%
23t CASTLE ABC 1.1 1.7 0.6 55%
23t CASTLE – S (Sunday) ABC 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%

 

Viewers total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+3 (000s) Increase (000s) % Increase
1 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 16249 20880 4631 29%
2 THE BLACKLIST NBC 6437 10618 4181 65%
3 BLUE BLOODS CBS 10924 14454 3530 32%
4 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 5822 9255 3433 59%
5 SHADES OF BLUE NBC 5399 8739 3340 62%
6 CHICAGO PD NBC 8278 11612 3334 40%
7 MODERN FAMILY ABC 7802 10972 3170 41%
8 SCANDAL ABC 6955 9965 3010 43%
9 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 8877 11798 2921 33%
10 ELEMENTARY CBS 6103 8991 2888 47%
11 CASTLE ABC 5718 8550 2832 50%
12 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 9753 12548 2795 29%
13 LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 7590 10377 2787 37%
14 CODE BLACK CBS 7134 9860 2726 38%
15 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 8136 10836 2700 33%
16 NCIS CBS 16939 19614 2675 16%
17 CASTLE – S (Sunday) ABC 4190 6858 2668 64%
18 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 8282 10942 2660 32%
19 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 8967 11617 2650 30%
20 SCORPION CBS 11362 13925 2563 23%
21 LIMITLESS CBS 6391 8871 2480 39%
22 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 12585 14983 2398 19%
23 THE X-FILES FOX 8305 10696 2391 29%
24 THE GOOD WIFE CBS 7958 10202 2244 28%
25 GRIMM NBC 4187 6427 2240 53%

 

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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