In the same-day ratings for the week of Oct. 9, “The Good Doctor” ranked 10th in total viewers with 10.69 million. The ABC show moved up to third place after three days of delayed viewing.

Now, with a full week of DVR and on-demand playback counted, “The Good Doctor” is the most-watched show on TV for that week with 18.22 million viewers. It passed “The Big Bang Theory” (17.91 million) and “NCIS” (17.4 million), which were ahead in the Live +3 rankings.

“The Good Doctor” also tied “This Is Us” for the largest adults 18-49 gain over seven days. Both shows grew by 2.2 points — 2.8 to 5.0 for “This Is Us” and 2.0 to 4.2 for “The Good Doctor.”

Here are the Live +7 rankings for Oct. 9-15, 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 THIS IS US NBC 2.8 5.0 2.2 79%
THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 2.0 4.2 2.2 110%
3 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 2.9 4.5 1.6 55%
4 WILL & GRACE NBC 1.8 3.3 1.5 83%
5 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.1 3.5 1.4 67%
6 MODERN FAMILY ABC 1.8 3.1 1.3 72%
7 THE GIFTED FOX 1.2 2.4 1.2 100%
8 SCANDAL ABC 1.2 2.3 1.1 92%
THE ORVILLE FOX 1.0 2.1 1.1 110%
HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 1.0 2.1 1.1 110%
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 0.9 2.0 1.1 122%
12 EMPIRE FOX 2.0 3.0 1.0 50%
CHICAGO PD NBC 1.2 2.2 1.0 83%
LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 1.2 2.2 1.0 83%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 1.1 2.1 1.0 91%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.1 2.1 1.0 91%
17 AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 1.4 2.2 0.8 57%
NCIS CBS 1.4 2.2 0.8 57%
SEAL TEAM CBS 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
21 THE VOICE – MON. NBC 2.4 3.1 0.7 29%
THE VOICE – TUES. NBC 2.4 3.1 0.7 29%
SURVIVOR CBS 1.7 2.4 0.7 41%
THE MIDDLE ABC 1.4 2.1 0.7 50%
BLACK-ISH ABC 1.3 2.0 0.7 54%
THE FLASH – P CW 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
THE BRAVE NBC 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
THE BLACKLIST NBC 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
SCORPION CBS 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 DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 0.9 2.0 1.1 122%
2 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 2.0 4.2 2.2 110%
THE ORVILLE FOX 1.0 2.1 1.1 110%
HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 1.0 2.1 1.1 110%
5 THE GIFTED FOX 1.2 2.4 1.2 100%
SUPERGIRL – P CW 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
JANE THE VIRGIN – P CW 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
8 SCANDAL ABC 1.2 2.3 1.1 92%
9 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 1.1 2.1 1.0 91%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.1 2.1 1.0 91%
11 SCORPION CBS 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%
12 BROOKLYN NINE-NINE FOX 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
ONCE UPON A TIME ABC 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
14 WILL & GRACE NBC 1.8 3.3 1.5 83%
CHICAGO PD NBC 1.2 2.2 1.0 83%
LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 1.2 2.2 1.0 83%
INHUMANS ABC 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
ARROW – P CW 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
19 THIS IS US NBC 2.8 5.0 2.2 79%
20 RIVERDALE – P CW 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%
TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY ABC 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
22 MODERN FAMILY ABC 1.8 3.1 1.3 72%
23 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
24 THE BLACKLIST NBC 1.0 1.7 0.7 70%
25 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.1 3.5 1.4 67%
SEAL TEAM CBS 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
GOTHAM FOX 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%
LUCIFER FOX 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%
LEGENDS OF TOMORROW – P CW 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
DYNASTY – P CW 0.3 0.5 0.2 67%

 

Viewers – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 10693 18218 7525 70%
2 THIS IS US NBC 11017 17130 6113 55%
3 DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 4615 9682 5067 110%
4 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 13140 17913 4773 36%
5 CHICAGO PD NBC 6071 10211 4140 68%
6 BLUE BLOODS CBS 8981 13114 4133 46%
7 WILL & GRACE NBC 6720 10623 3903 58%
8 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 6157 10030 3873 63%
9 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 5866 9684 3818 65%
10 NCIS CBS 13606 17397 3791 28%
11 BULL CBS 11261 14819 3558 32%
12 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 8083 11590 3507 43%
13 SEAL TEAM CBS 8021 11388 3367 42%
14 THE ORVILLE FOX 3372 6692 3320 98%
15 MODERN FAMILY ABC 6273 9556 3283 52%
16 THE BRAVE NBC 5139 8372 3233 63%
17 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 6363 9524 3161 50%
18 SCORPION CBS 4829 7977 3148 65%
19 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 9522 12627 3105 33%
20 THE BLACKLIST NBC 5792 8839 3047 53%
21 THE GIFTED FOX 3795 6831 3036 80%
22 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 8515 11397 2882 34%
23 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 3880 6708 2828 73%
24 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 8653 11476 2823 33%
25 LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 5791 8611 2820 49%

 

Viewers – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 4615 9682 5067 110%
2 THE ORVILLE FOX 3372 6692 3320 98%
3 JANE THE VIRGIN – P CW 685 1350 665 97%
4 THE GIFTED FOX 3795 6831 3036 80%
5 ARROW – P CW 1522 2698 1176 77%
6 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 3880 6708 2828 73%
7 BROOKLYN NINE-NINE FOX 1682 2874 1192 71%
8 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 10693 18218 7525 70%
9 CHICAGO PD NBC 6071 10211 4140 68%
THE FLASH – P CW 2844 4773 1929 68%
11 INHUMANS ABC 2303 3851 1548 67%
SUPERGIRL – P CW 1867 3117 1250 67%
LETHAL WEAPON FOX 3890 6483 2593 67%
LEGENDS OF TOMORROW – P CW 1711 2850 1139 67%
15 SCORPION CBS 4829 7977 3148 65%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 5866 9684 3818 65%
17 THE BRAVE NBC 5139 8372 3233 63%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 6157 10030 3873 63%
GOTHAM FOX 2755 4479 1724 63%
20 TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY ABC 2620 4213 1593 61%
21 RIVERDALE – P CW 2342 3748 1406 60%
22 WILL & GRACE NBC 6720 10623 3903 58%
23 THIS IS US NBC 11017 17130 6113 55%
THE MICK FOX 2243 3479 1236 55%
LUCIFER FOX 3335 5156 1821 55%

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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