It’s not often that the two shows with the biggest boosts from delayed viewing are also among the series that double their 18-49 ratings. But “This Is Us” and “The Good Doctor” both pulled off the feat in the week of Jan. 15.

“This Is Us” had the largest total increase in adults 18-49, doubling its initial 2.5 rating to 5.0. “The Good Doctor” increased by 1.8 points (1.7 to 3.5), a gain of 106 percent.

The two shows also finished 1-2 in total viewers added, with “The Good Doctor” (+6.67 million) beating out “This Is Us.” (+6.35 million).

Here are the Live +7 rankings for the week of Jan. 15-21. They include only first-run series and specials, not repeats.

Adults 18-49 – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THIS IS US NBC 2.5 5.0 2.5 100%
2 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 1.7 3.5 1.8 106%
3 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 2.9 4.5 1.6 55%
4 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.3 3.6 1.3 57%
5 YOUNG SHELDON CBS 2.4 3.6 1.2 50%
9-1-1 FOX 1.8 3.0 1.2 67%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 1.8 3.0 1.2 67%
8 WILL & GRACE NBC 1.3 2.4 1.1 85%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 1.0 2.1 1.1 110%
10 CHICAGO PD NBC 1.4 2.4 1.0 71%
LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 1.4 2.4 1.0 71%
HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 1.0 2.0 1.0 100%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.0 2.0 1.0 100%
14 CHICAGO MED NBC 1.5 2.4 0.9 60%
SWAT CBS 1.0 1.9 0.9 90%
SCORPION CBS 0.9 1.8 0.9 100%
17 THE RESIDENT – P FOX 2.6 3.4 0.8 31%
SCANDAL ABC 1.3 2.1 0.8 62%
SEAL TEAM CBS 1.1 1.9 0.8 73%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 1.0 1.8 0.8 80%
AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 0.6 1.4 0.8 133%
22 THE GOLDBERGS ABC 1.7 2.4 0.7 41%
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 1.3 2.0 0.7 54%
THE BLACKLIST NBC 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
THE GIFTED – 8 p.m. FOX 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
THE GIFTED – 9 p.m. – F FOX 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 0.9 1.6 0.7 78%
THE FLASH CW 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%

 

Adults 18-49 – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 0.6 1.4 0.8 133%
2 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 1.0 2.1 1.1 110%
3 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 1.7 3.5 1.8 106%
4 THIS IS US NBC 2.5 5.0 2.5 100%
HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 1.0 2.0 1.0 100%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.0 2.0 1.0 100%
SCORPION CBS 0.9 1.8 0.9 100%
RIVERDALE CW 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
9 SWAT CBS 1.0 1.9 0.9 90%
10 THE FLASH CW 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%
11 THE BRAVE NBC 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
BLINDSPOT NBC 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
13 WILL & GRACE NBC 1.3 2.4 1.1 85%
14 THE GOOD PLACE NBC 1.0 1.8 0.8 80%
ARROW CW 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
16 BLUE BLOODS CBS 0.9 1.6 0.7 78%
17 SEAL TEAM CBS 1.1 1.9 0.8 73%
18 CHICAGO PD NBC 1.4 2.4 1.0 71%
LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 1.4 2.4 1.0 71%
20 THE GIFTED – 8 p.m. FOX 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
THE GIFTED – 9 p.m. – F FOX 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
23 9-1-1 FOX 1.8 3.0 1.2 67%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 1.8 3.0 1.2 67%
LA TO VEGAS FOX 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%
SUPERGIRL CW 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
SUPERNATURAL CW 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%

 

Viewers – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 9335 16003 6668 71%
2 THIS IS US NBC 9823 16177 6354 65%
3 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 14927 19584 4657 31%
4 BLUE BLOODS CBS 9455 13871 4416 47%
5 YOUNG SHELDON CBS 13331 17375 4044 30%
6 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 5628 9647 4019 71%
7 9-1-1 FOX 6212 10213 4001 64%
8 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 5676 9664 3988 70%
9 CHICAGO PD NBC 6664 10532 3868 58%
10 SWAT CBS 6023 9703 3680 61%
11 CHICAGO MED NBC 7880 11553 3673 47%
12 SEAL TEAM CBS 6672 10256 3584 54%
13 SCORPION CBS 5625 9182 3557 63%
14 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 8283 11580 3297 40%
15 WILL & GRACE NBC 4402 7461 3059 69%
16 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 9140 12196 3056 33%
17 THE BLACKLIST NBC 6488 9517 3029 47%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 6242 9271 3029 49%
19 LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 6188 9170 2982 48%
20 THE BRAVE NBC 3945 6909 2964 75%
21 THE RESIDENT – P FOX 8647 11477 2830 33%
22 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 3800 6399 2599 68%
23 LETHAL WEAPON FOX 5024 7498 2474 49%
24 SCANDAL ABC 5169 7604 2435 47%
25 MOM CBS 9263 11541 2278 25%

 

Viewers – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 RIVERDALE CW 1444 2586 1142 79%
2 AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 2413 4235 1822 76%
3 THE BRAVE NBC 3945 6909 2964 75%
4 ARROW CW 1388 2388 1000 72%
5 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 9335 16003 6668 71%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 5628 9647 4019 71%
7 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 5676 9664 3988 70%
8 WILL & GRACE NBC 4402 7461 3059 69%
9 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 3800 6399 2599 68%
10 THIS IS US NBC 9823 16177 6354 65%
11 9-1-1 FOX 6212 10213 4001 64%
12 SCORPION CBS 5625 9182 3557 63%
BLINDSPOT NBC 3549 5790 2241 63%
14 THE FLASH CW 2509 4055 1546 62%
15 THE GOOD PLACE NBC 2976 4799 1823 61%
SWAT CBS 6023 9703 3680 61%
17 TAKEN NBC 2977 4772 1795 60%
18 KEVIN (PROBABLY) SAVES THE WORLD ABC 2462 3892 1430 58%
CHICAGO PD NBC 6664 10532 3868 58%
20 SUPERGIRL CW 2168 3412 1244 57%
BLACK LIGHTNING – P CW 2306 3629 1323 57%
22 LA TO VEGAS FOX 2771 4276 1505 54%
SEAL TEAM CBS 6672 10256 3584 54%
24 THE GIFTED – 8 p.m. FOX 3406 5206 1800 53%
25 THE GIFTED – 9 p.m. – F FOX 3437 5229 1792 52%
THE MICK FOX 2289 3476 1187 52%

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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