‘The Orville’ finale makes solid gains in week 11 broadcast Live +3 ratings

“The Orville” has picked up a good amount of its audience via delayed viewing all season, and the pattern continued with its season finale.

The FOX show grew by 0.7 points in adults 18-49 with three days of catchup, rising to a 1.6 rating and making the top 25. For the season, it averaged a 0.8 gain in Live +3.

“The Good Doctor” and “The Big Bang Theory” got the biggest boosts in adults 18-49 for the week of Dec. 4. “Big Bang” also moved ahead of “Sunday Night Football” to take the No. 1 spot in total viewers.

Top 25 broadcast shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for Dec. 4-10, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating Gain vs. Live + SD
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – RAVENS/STEELERS NBC 5.4 0.0 0%
2 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – SAINTS/FALCONS NBC 4.3 0.0 0%
3 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 4.1 1.3 46%
4 YOUNG SHELDON CBS 3.0 0.8 36%
5 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 2.9 1.3 81%
6 WILL & GRACE NBC 2.7 0.9 50%
7 EMPIRE FOX 2.6 0.8 44%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.6 0.9 53%
9 THE SIMPSONS FOX 2.5 0.2 9%
10 SURVIVOR CBS 2.4 0.6 33%
11 THE VOICE – MON. NBC 2.1 0.3 17%
12 THE VOICE – TUES. NBC 2.0 0.2 11%
CHICAGO PD NBC 2.0 0.8 67%
14 THE GOLDBERGS ABC 1.9 0.4 27%
LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 1.9 0.6 46%
16 AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 1.8 0.6 50%
MOM CBS 1.8 0.4 29%
CHICAGO MED NBC 1.8 0.6 50%
19 BOB’S BURGERS FOX 1.7 0.3 21%
STAR FOX 1.7 0.5 42%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 1.7 0.8 89%
22 THE ORVILLE – F FOX 1.6 0.7 78%
FAMILY GUY FOX 1.6 0.4 33%
THE MIDDLE ABC 1.6 0.4 33%
SEAL TEAM CBS 1.6 0.5 45%
SWAT CBS 1.6 0.7 78%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 1.6 0.5 45%
SUPERSTORE NBC 1.6 0.5 45%

 

Top 25 broadcast shows in Live +3 viewers for Dec. 4-10, 2017

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s) Gain vs. Live + SD (000s)
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 18,272 3,858 27%
2 SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – RAVENS/STEELERS NBC 17,344 138 1%
3 YOUNG SHELDON CBS 15,458 2,963 24%
4 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – SAINTS/FALCONS NBC 14,713 101 1%
5 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 14,191 5,154 57%
6 BLUE BLOODS CBS 12,862 3,464 37%
7 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 11,481 2,408 27%
8 THE VOICE – MON. NBC 10,958 1,093 11%
9 THE VOICE – TUES. NBC 10,940 939 9%
10 SURVIVOR CBS 10,688 1,723 19%
11 MOM CBS 10,464 1,681 19%
60 MINUTES CBS 10,464 465 5%
13 CHICAGO PD NBC 9,933 3,415 52%
14 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 9,831 2,301 31%
15 WILL & GRACE NBC 9,561 2,376 33%
16 CHICAGO MED NBC 9,497 2,875 43%
17 SEAL TEAM CBS 9,254 2,356 34%
18 SWAT CBS 9,024 2,769 44%
19 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 9,007 2,550 39%
20 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 8,613 3,270 61%
21 MACGYVER CBS 8,549 1,342 19%
22 LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 8,225 2,048 33%
23 MODERN FAMILY ABC 8,209 2,393 41%
24 LIFE IN PIECES CBS 7,920 1,429 22%
25 EMPIRE FOX 7,459 1,774 31%

Source: The Nielsen Company.