“Roseanne” cooled off a little bit more in its third week back on the air, but it remained the top show on TV by a good amount.

The ABC comedy scored a 5.1 rating among adults 18-49 and 18.13 million viewers. in the Live +3 ratings for April 9-15. That’s down from 5.7 and 20.34 million the previous week.

Still, it remained well clear of the No. 2 show, “The Big Bang Theory,” in both measures, leading the 18-49 rankings by 1.4 points and the viewer chart by 1.65 million people.

Top 25 broadcast shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for April 9-15, 2018

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating Gain vs. Live + SD
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 ROSEANNE ABC 5.1 1.6 46%
2 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 3.7 1.3 54%
3 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.8 1.1 65%
4 YOUNG SHELDON CBS 2.7 0.8 42%
5 EMPIRE FOX 2.5 0.6 32%
6 THE VOICE – MON. NBC 2.3 0.4 21%
THE MIDDLE ABC 2.3 0.3 15%
ACM AWARDS – S CBS 2.3 0.2 10%
9 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.2 0.8 57%
10 SURVIVOR CBS 2.1 0.5 31%
11 JAMES COMEY: ABC NEWS INTERVIEW – S ABC 2.0 0.3 18%
12 MOM CBS 1.9 0.5 36%
AMERICAN IDOL – MON. ABC 1.9 0.3 19%
14 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.8 0.8 80%
CHICAGO MED NBC 1.8 0.7 64%
CHICAGO PD NBC 1.8 0.7 64%
17 LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 1.7 0.6 55%
AMERICAN IDOL – SUN. ABC 1.7 0.4 31%
BLACK-ISH ABC 1.7 0.4 31%
THE GOLDBERGS ABC 1.7 0.4 31%
STAR FOX 1.7 0.4 31%
22 SCANDAL ABC 1.6 0.7 78%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 1.6 0.7 78%
SWAT CBS 1.6 0.7 78%
STATION 19 ABC 1.6 0.6 60%
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER ABC 1.6 0.4 33%

 

Top 25 broadcast shows in Live +3 viewers for April 9-15, 2018

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s) Gain vs. Live + SD (000s)
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 ROSEANNE ABC 18,127 4,357 32%
2 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 16,479 3,704 29%
3 YOUNG SHELDON CBS 14,563 2,861 24%
4 ACM AWARDS – S CBS 12,889 828 7%
5 THE VOICE – MON. NBC 11,385 1,526 15%
6 JAMES COMEY: ABC NEWS INTERVIEW – S ABC 11,171 1,290 13%
7 BLUE BLOODS CBS 11,085 2,838 34%
8 60 MINUTES CBS 11,050 490 5%
9 MOM CBS 10,798 1,859 21%
10 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 10,051 2,564 34%
11 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 9,727 2,748 39%
12 CHICAGO MED NBC 9,605 3,095 48%
13 SURVIVOR CBS 9,542 1,567 20%
14 AMERICAN IDOL – MON. ABC 9,114 1,387 18%
15 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 9,058 3,417 61%
16 CHICAGO PD NBC 9,002 3,112 53%
17 SEAL TEAM CBS 8,843 2,600 42%
18 THE MIDDLE ABC 8,735 1,214 16%
19 SWAT CBS 8,252 2,944 55%
20 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 8,209 3,001 58%
21 LIFE IN PIECES CBS 7,963 1,484 23%
22 MACGYVER CBS 7,841 1,456 23%
23 ELTON JOHN: I’M STILL STANDING – S CBS 7,798 589 8%
24 AMERICAN IDOL – SUN. ABC 7,634 1,279 20%
25 SCORPION CBS 7,597 2,159 40%

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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