“The Blacklist” more than doubled its same-day adults 18-49 rating in the Live +7 tally for Feb. 15-21. It grew by 1.4 points (1.3 to 2.7), moving it from 26th place in the same-day rankings (regular series only) to tied for 11th after a week of delayed viewing.

The NBC show was the percentage-gain leader in both adults 18-49 (+108 percent) and viewers (+83 percent, 6.02 million to 11.01 million).

“The Big Bang Theory” was once again the biggest overall gainer, growing by 1.9 points in the demo (3.8 to 5.7) and 5.17 million viewers (15.24 million to 20.41 million).

The Top 25 gainers (including ties) in the Live +7 ratings for Feb. 15-21, 2016 are below. The rankings include first-run, regular series only, not repeats or specials.

Adults 18-49 – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 3.8 5.7 1.9 50%
2 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.4 4.2 1.8 75%
3 THE X-FILES FOX 2.1 3.7 1.6 76%
4 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 1.5 3.0 1.5 100%
4t GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.2 3.7 1.5 68%
6 SCANDAL ABC 1.8 3.2 1.4 78%
6t THE BLACKLIST NBC 1.3 2.7 1.4 108%
8 LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 1.7 2.9 1.2 71%
9 LUCIFER FOX 1.6 2.7 1.1 69%
9t SHADES OF BLUE NBC 1.1 2.2 1.1 100%
9t CHICAGO PD NBC 1.6 2.7 1.1 69%
12 BLACK-ISH ABC 1.8 2.8 1.0 56%
12t LIMITLESS CBS 1.2 2.2 1.0 83%
12t CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.6 2.6 1.0 63%
15 THE GOLDBERGS ABC 2.0 2.9 0.9 45%
15t ELEMENTARY CBS 1.0 1.9 0.9 90%
15t NCIS CBS 2.3 3.2 0.9 39%
15t CHICAGO MED NBC 1.4 2.3 0.9 64%
19 CODE BLACK CBS 1.1 1.9 0.8 73%
19t THE FLASH CW 1.5 2.3 0.8 53%
19t FAMILY GUY FOX 1.3 2.1 0.8 62%
19t GRIMM NBC 0.9 1.7 0.8 89%
23 AMERICAN CRIME ABC 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%
23t SHARK TANK ABC 1.6 2.3 0.7 44%
23t HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
23t BLUE BLOODS CBS 1.3 2.0 0.7 54%
23t 2 BROKE GIRLS CBS 1.5 2.2 0.7 47%
23t SURVIVOR CBS 1.9 2.6 0.7 37%
23t NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 2.0 2.7 0.7 35%
23t LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%
23t ARROW CW 0.9 1.6 0.7 78%
23t BROOKLYN NINE-NINE FOX 0.9 1.6 0.7 78%
23t HELL’S KITCHEN FOX 1.2 1.9 0.7 58%
23t NEW GIRL FOX 1.2 1.9 0.7 58%


Adults 18-49 – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 THE BLACKLIST NBC 1.3 2.7 1.4 108%
2 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 1.5 3.0 1.5 100%
2t SHADES OF BLUE NBC 1.1 2.2 1.1 100%
2t THE VAMPIRE DIARIES CW 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
5 ELEMENTARY CBS 1.0 1.9 0.9 90%
6 GRIMM NBC 0.9 1.7 0.8 89%
7 AMERICAN CRIME ABC 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%
7t LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%
9 AGENT CARTER ABC 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
9t SLEEPY HOLLOW FOX 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
11 LIMITLESS CBS 1.2 2.2 1.0 83%
12 THE 100 CW 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
13 SCANDAL ABC 1.8 3.2 1.4 78%
13t ARROW CW 0.9 1.6 0.7 78%
13t BROOKLYN NINE-NINE FOX 0.9 1.6 0.7 78%
16 THE X-FILES FOX 2.1 3.7 1.6 76%
17 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.4 4.2 1.8 75%
17t THE ORIGINALS CW 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
19 CODE BLACK CBS 1.1 1.9 0.8 73%
20 LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 1.7 2.9 1.2 71%
21 LUCIFER FOX 1.6 2.7 1.1 69%
21t CHICAGO PD NBC 1.6 2.7 1.1 69%
23 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.2 3.7 1.5 68%
24 CSI: CYBER CBS 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%
24t THE GRINDER FOX 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%

 

Viewers – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 15240 20410 5170 34%
2 THE BLACKLIST NBC 6023 11008 4985 83%
3 MODERN FAMILY ABC 7506 11577 4071 54%
4 SHADES OF BLUE NBC 5287 9307 4020 76%
5 BLUE BLOODS CBS 10740 14672 3932 37%
6 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 4875 8782 3907 80%
7 THE X-FILES FOX 7065 10896 3831 54%
8 CHICAGO PD NBC 7451 11111 3660 49%
9 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 7529 11173 3644 48%
10 NCIS CBS 17335 20957 3622 21%
11 SCANDAL ABC 6085 9695 3610 59%
12 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 7818 11409 3591 46%
13 ELEMENTARY CBS 5945 9346 3401 57%
14 CODE BLACK CBS 6105 9371 3266 53%
15 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 13419 16502 3083 23%
16 LIMITLESS CBS 6009 9056 3047 51%
17 LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 7732 10766 3034 39%
18 LUCIFER FOX 5134 8099 2965 58%
19 CHICAGO MED NBC 6664 9617 2953 44%
20 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 8860 11721 2861 32%
21 THE GOOD WIFE CBS 7914 10627 2713 34%
22 GRIMM NBC 4036 6563 2527 63%
23 CSI: CYBER CBS 6691 9089 2398 36%
24 BLACK-ISH ABC 5746 7987 2241 39%
25 AMERICAN CRIME ABC 3183 5350 2167 68%

 

Viewers – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 THE BLACKLIST NBC 6023 11008 4985 83%
2 THE ORIGINALS CW 870 1572 702 81%
3 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 4875 8782 3907 80%
4 SHADES OF BLUE NBC 5287 9307 4020 76%
5 THE 100 CW 1356 2318 962 71%
6 THE VAMPIRE DIARIES CW 1014 1727 713 70%
7 AMERICAN CRIME ABC 3183 5350 2167 68%
8 AGENT CARTER ABC 2388 3955 1567 66%
9 LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 2248 3714 1466 65%
10 GRIMM NBC 4036 6563 2527 63%
11 SECOND CHANCE FOX 1977 3212 1235 62%
12 BROOKLYN NINE-NINE FOX 2176 3501 1325 61%
13 SCANDAL ABC 6085 9695 3610 59%
14 LUCIFER FOX 5134 8099 2965 58%
15 ELEMENTARY CBS 5945 9346 3401 57%
15t ARROW CW 2444 3848 1404 57%
17 MODERN FAMILY ABC 7506 11577 4071 54%
17t THE X-FILES FOX 7065 10896 3831 54%
17t THE GRINDER FOX 1682 2591 909 54%
17t IZOMBIE CW 1249 1922 673 54%
21 CODE BLACK CBS 6105 9371 3266 53%
22 LIMITLESS CBS 6009 9056 3047 51%
22t SLEEPY HOLLOW FOX 3094 4672 1578 51%
24 CHICAGO PD NBC 7451 11111 3660 49%
25 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 7529 11173 3644 48%
25t SUPERNATURAL CW 1984 2940 956 48%

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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