Six series that aired the week of Nov. 28 at least doubled their adults 18-49 rating after seven days of DVR and on-demand viewing.

“Designated Survivor” (1.3 to 3.0) got the biggest bump, growing by 131 percent from its initial airing. “Agents of SHIELD” jumped by 113 percent (0.8 to 1.7), and “New Girl,” “Supernatural,” “The Vampire Diaries” and “Jane the Virgin” all grew by 100 percent.

As is usually the case, “The Big Bang Theory,” “This Is Us,” “Designated Survivor,” “Modern Family” and “Empire” were the five top shows in total gain, each adding at least 1.5 points to their initial 18-49 rating. “Designated Survivor” also added the most viewers with 6.5 million watching after the initial airing.

Here are the Live +7 rankings for Nov. 28-Dec.4, 2016. The rankings include first-run series and specials only, not repeats.

Adults 18-49 – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 3.1 5.0 1.9 61%
THIS IS US NBC 2.7 4.6 1.9 70%
3 DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 1.3 3.0 1.7 131%
4 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.2 3.8 1.6 73%
5 EMPIRE FOX 2.9 4.4 1.5 52%
6 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 1.4 2.5 1.1 79%
7 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.7 2.7 1.0 59%
8 BLACK-ISH ABC 1.7 2.6 0.9 53%
THE FLASH CW 1.5 2.4 0.9 60%
TIMELESS NBC 1.1 2.0 0.9 82%
AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 0.8 1.7 0.9 113%
12 LETHAL WEAPON FOX 1.6 2.4 0.8 50%
LIFE IN PIECES CBS 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
SUPERGIRL CW 1.1 1.9 0.8 73%
NEW GIRL FOX 0.8 1.6 0.8 100%
16 SURVIVOR CBS 1.9 2.6 0.7 37%
THE GOLDBERGS ABC 1.7 2.4 0.7 41%
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 1.5 2.2 0.7 47%
ARROW CW 1.3 2.0 0.7 54%
LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 1.2 1.9 0.7 58%
LUCIFER FOX 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
GOTHAM FOX 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
CODE BLACK CBS 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
24 THE VOICE – TUES. NBC 1.9 2.5 0.6 32%
FAMILY GUY FOX 1.6 2.2 0.6 38%
SPEECHLESS ABC 1.5 2.1 0.6 40%
FRESH OFF THE BOAT ABC 1.2 1.8 0.6 50%
LAST MAN STANDING ABC 1.1 1.7 0.6 55%
ONCE UPON A TIME ABC 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%
SECRETS AND LIES – F ABC 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
SUPERNATURAL CW 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%

 

Adults 18-49 – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 1.3 3.0 1.7 131%
2 AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 0.8 1.7 0.9 113%
3 NEW GIRL FOX 0.8 1.6 0.8 100%
SUPERNATURAL CW 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES CW 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
JANE THE VIRGIN CW 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
7 SECRETS AND LIES ABC 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
8 TIMELESS NBC 1.1 2.0 0.9 82%
9 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 1.4 2.5 1.1 79%
10 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.2 3.8 1.6 73%
SUPERGIRL CW 1.1 1.9 0.8 73%
12 THIS IS US NBC 2.7 4.6 1.9 70%
GOTHAM FOX 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
CODE BLACK CBS 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
15 LIFE IN PIECES CBS 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
ONCE UPON A TIME ABC 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%
CONVICTION ABC 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
FREQUENCY CW 0.3 0.5 0.2 67%
19 LUCIFER FOX 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
20 PURE GENIUS CBS 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%
21 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 3.1 5.0 1.9 61%
22 THE FLASH CW 1.5 2.4 0.9 60%
SCREAM QUEENS FOX 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
24 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.7 2.7 1.0 59%
25 LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 1.2 1.9 0.7 58%

 

Viewers – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 5456 11954 6498 119%
2 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 14540 19948 5408 37%
3 THIS IS US NBC 10497 15455 4958 47%
4 MODERN FAMILY ABC 6815 10695 3880 57%
5 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 7940 11674 3734 47%
6 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 7441 11155 3714 50%
7 EMPIRE FOX 7840 11332 3492 45%
8 CODE BLACK CBS 5923 9353 3430 58%
9 TIMELESS NBC 4778 8177 3399 71%
10 LETHAL WEAPON FOX 6427 9174 2747 43%
11 PURE GENIUS CBS 4761 7249 2488 52%
12 DOLLY PARTON’S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS NBC 11519 13891 2372 21%
13 BLACK-ISH ABC 5373 7630 2257 42%
14 AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 2384 4607 2223 93%
15 THE FLASH CW 4146 6314 2168 52%
16 LIFE IN PIECES CBS 6276 8410 2134 34%
17 LUCIFER FOX 4088 6218 2130 52%
18 LAST MAN STANDING ABC 6322 8416 2094 33%
19 SURVIVOR CBS 8857 10835 1978 22%
20 CONVICTION ABC 3374 5285 1911 57%
21 MOM CBS 7012 8866 1854 26%
22 LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 3394 5237 1843 54%
23 ARROW CW 3548 5344 1796 51%
24 SECRETS AND LIES – F ABC 3421 5192 1771 52%
25 SUPERGIRL CW 3530 5294 1764 50%

 

Viewers – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 5456 11954 6498 119%
2 AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 2384 4607 2223 93%
3 TIMELESS NBC 4778 8177 3399 71%
4 THE VAMPIRE DIARIES CW 1053 1777 724 69%
5 NEW GIRL FOX 1750 2882 1132 65%
PITCH FOX 2387 3927 1540 65%
7 SUPERNATURAL CW 1804 2950 1146 64%
8 FREQUENCY CW 966 1572 606 63%
9 JANE THE VIRGIN CW 1146 1845 699 61%
10 CODE BLACK CBS 5923 9353 3430 58%
11 MODERN FAMILY ABC 6815 10695 3880 57%
CONVICTION ABC 3374 5285 1911 57%
13 LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 3394 5237 1843 54%
14 THE FLASH CW 4146 6314 2168 52%
PURE GENIUS CBS 4761 7249 2488 52%
SCREAM QUEENS FOX 1269 1931 662 52%
LUCIFER FOX 4088 6218 2130 52%
SECRETS AND LIES – F ABC 3421 5192 1771 52%
19 ARROW CW 3548 5344 1796 51%
GOTHAM FOX 3371 5075 1704 51%
21 SUPERGIRL CW 3530 5294 1764 50%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 7441 11155 3714 50%
23 THE LAST MAN ON EARTH FOX 2484 3711 1227 49%
ROSEWOOD FOX 3112 4641 1529 49%
25 THIS IS US NBC 10497 15455 4958 47%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 7940 11674 3734 47%

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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