The first week of the new year brought “The Big Bang Theory” to the top of the delayed-viewing ratings. The show’s Jan. 5 episode was No. 1 in both adults 18-49 gain (3.6 to 5.5 after a week of DVR and on demand viewing) and viewers added (5.16 million).

“The Blacklist” was the percentage-gain leader in both categories, growing by 110 percent in adults 18-49 (1.0 to 2.1) and by 83 percent in viewers (5.21 million t0 9.55 million).

Here are the Live +7 rankings for Jan. 2-8, 2017. 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 3.6 5.5 1.9 53%
2 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.4 4.0 1.6 67%
3 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 1.4 2.5 1.1 79%
THE BLACKLIST NBC 1.0 2.1 1.1 110%
5 LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 1.5 2.5 1.0 67%
6 CHICAGO PD – TUES. NBC 1.7 2.6 0.9 53%
BULL CBS 1.5 2.4 0.9 60%
CHICAGO PD – WEDS. NBC 1.5 2.4 0.9 60%
THE MICK FOX 1.3 2.2 0.9 69%
10 THE BACHELOR – P ABC 2.2 3.0 0.8 36%
THE GOLDBERGS ABC 1.9 2.7 0.8 42%
BLACK-ISH ABC 1.7 2.5 0.8 47%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.6 2.4 0.8 50%
LETHAL WEAPON FOX 1.5 2.3 0.8 53%
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
SCORPION CBS 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
CHICAGO MED NBC 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
18 FAMILY GUY FOX 1.8 2.5 0.7 39%
NCIS CBS 1.8 2.5 0.7 39%
STAR FOX 1.6 2.3 0.7 44%
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 1.6 2.3 0.7 44%
LIFE IN PIECES CBS 1.4 2.1 0.7 50%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 1.3 2.0 0.7 54%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 1.3 2.0 0.7 54%
BLINDSPOT NBC 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%

 

Adults 18-49 – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-Day Increase 7-Day % Increase
1 THE BLACKLIST NBC 1.0 2.1 1.1 110%
2 CONVICTION ABC 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
3 ELEMENTARY CBS 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
4 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 1.4 2.5 1.1 79%
5 THE GOOD PLACE NBC 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
6 THE MICK FOX 1.3 2.2 0.9 69%
7 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.4 4.0 1.6 67%
LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 1.5 2.5 1.0 67%
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
SCORPION CBS 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
CHICAGO MED NBC 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
BONES – P FOX 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%
SLEEPY HOLLOW – P FOX 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
ROSEWOOD FOX 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
15 BLINDSPOT NBC 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
16 PURE GENIUS CBS 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%
17 BULL CBS 1.5 2.4 0.9 60%
CHICAGO PD – WEDS. NBC 1.5 2.4 0.9 60%
CODE BLACK CBS 1.0 1.6 0.6 60%
EMERALD CITY – P NBC 1.0 1.6 0.6 60%
21 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 0.9 1.4 0.5 56%
GRIMM – P NBC 0.9 1.4 0.5 56%
23 NEW GIRL FOX 1.1 1.7 0.6 55%
24 BLUE BLOODS CBS 1.3 2.0 0.7 54%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 1.3 2.0 0.7 54%

 

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 16806 21961 5155 31%
2 THE BLACKLIST NBC 5210 9552 4342 83%
3 BULL CBS 11306 15564 4258 38%
4 BLUE BLOODS CBS 10779 14968 4189 39%
5 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 9625 13699 4074 42%
6 MODERN FAMILY ABC 7570 11564 3994 53%
7 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 7267 11109 3842 53%
8 NCIS CBS 15797 19453 3656 23%
9 SCORPION CBS 7367 10750 3383 46%
10 CHICAGO PD – TUES. NBC 7894 11252 3358 43%
11 CODE BLACK CBS 6017 9330 3313 55%
12 CHICAGO PD NBC 6354 9593 3239 51%
13 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 10102 13218 3116 31%
14 CHICAGO MED NBC 6233 9306 3073 49%
15 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 9003 12034 3031 34%
16 LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 5865 8856 2991 51%
17 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 7621 10562 2941 39%
18 ELEMENTARY CBS 5139 8027 2888 56%
19 LETHAL WEAPON FOX 6206 9026 2820 45%
20 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 10408 13034 2626 25%
21 BONES – P FOX 3432 5888 2456 72%
22 PURE GENIUS CBS 5244 7645 2401 46%
23 BLINDSPOT NBC 5139 7486 2347 46%
24 THE MICK FOX 3374 5639 2265 67%
25 BLACK-ISH ABC 5792 7962 2170 37%

 

Viewers – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-Day Increase (000s) 7-Day % Increase
1 THE BLACKLIST NBC 5210 9552 4342 83%
2 CONVICTION ABC 2699 4729 2030 75%
3 BONES – P FOX 3432 5888 2456 72%
4 SLEEPY HOLLOW – P FOX 2186 3723 1537 70%
5 FREQUENCY CW 675 1137 462 68%
6 THE MICK FOX 3374 5639 2265 67%
7 ELEMENTARY CBS 5139 8027 2888 56%
8 CODE BLACK CBS 6017 9330 3313 55%
9 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 7267 11109 3842 53%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 7570 11564 3994 53%
11 LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 5865 8856 2991 51%
CHICAGO PD – WEDS. NBC 6354 9593 3239 51%
13 CHICAGO MED NBC 6233 9306 3073 49%
14 ROSEWOOD FOX 3028 4467 1439 48%
15 SCORPION CBS 7367 10750 3383 46%
PURE GENIUS CBS 5244 7645 2401 46%
BLINDSPOT NBC 5139 7486 2347 46%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 3533 5144 1611 46%
19 LETHAL WEAPON FOX 6206 9026 2820 45%
20 EMERALD CITY – P NBC 4485 6470 1985 44%
21 NEW GIRL FOX 2476 3546 1070 43%
CHICAGO PD – TUES. NBC 7894 11252 3358 43%
23 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 9625 13699 4074 42%
24 STAR FOX 4716 6652 1936 41%
25 BLUE BLOODS CBS 10779 14968 4189 39%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 7621 10562 2941 39%

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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