Three broadcast shows in the week of April 16 gained a full ratings point in adults 18-49 after three days of delayed viewing.

The first two, “Roseanne” and “The Big Bang Theory,” were the top 2 shows in the same-day ratings for that week. The third is “Grey’s Anatomy,” and it moved up a bit in the rankings.

“Grey’s” ranked sixth among adults 18-49 in the same-day charts. After three days, it moved ahead of “Empire” and the Monday edition of “The Voice” and into a tie for third with “Young Sheldon.”

“Grey’s Anatomy” also gained six spots in viewers, rising from 18th to 12th.

Top 25 broadcast shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for April 16-22, 2018

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating Gain vs. Live + SD
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 ROSEANNE ABC 5.0 1.5 43%
2 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 3.6 1.2 50%
3 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.7 1.0 59%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 2.7 0.8 42%
5 EMPIRE FOX 2.4 0.6 33%
6 SURVIVOR CBS 2.1 0.5 31%
THE VOICE – MON. NBC 2.1 0.3 17%
8 SCANDAL – F ABC 2.0 0.7 54%
LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 2.0 0.6 43%
10 CHICAGO PD NBC 1.9 0.7 58%
11 CHICAGO MED NBC 1.8 0.6 50%
MOM CBS 1.8 0.4 29%
AMERICAN IDOL – SUN. ABC 1.8 0.3 20%
THE VOICE – TUES. NBC 1.8 0.3 20%
15 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.7 0.7 70%
NCIS CBS 1.7 0.6 55%
STAR FOX 1.7 0.4 31%
THE VOICE – WEDS. – S NBC 1.7 0.2 13%
19 STATION 19 ABC 1.6 0.5 45%
BULL CBS 1.6 0.5 45%
AMERICAN IDOL – MON. ABC 1.6 0.2 14%
22 CRIMINAL MINDS – 10 p.m. – F CBS 1.5 0.6 67%
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER ABC 1.5 0.5 50%
CRIMINAL MINDS – 9 p.m. CBS 1.5 0.5 50%
BLACK-ISH ABC 1.5 0.4 36%

 

Top 25 broadcast shows in Live +3 viewers for April 16-22, 2018

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s) Gain vs. Live + SD (000s)
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 ROSEANNE ABC 17,794 4,523 34%
2 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 16,718 3,806 29%
3 YOUNG SHELDON CBS 14,615 2,946 25%
4 NCIS CBS 14,200 2,753 24%
5 BULL CBS 13,675 2,844 26%
6 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 11,212 2,754 33%
7 THE VOICE – MON. NBC 10,742 1,388 15%
8 MOM CBS 10,640 1,814 21%
9 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 9,853 2,278 30%
10 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 9,759 2,239 30%
11 CHICAGO PD NBC 9,736 3,114 47%
12 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 9,504 2,557 37%
13 THE VOICE – WEDS. – S NBC 9,486 1,100 13%
14 60 MINUTES CBS 9,485 459 5%
15 THE VOICE – TUES. NBC 9,400 1,158 14%
16 SURVIVOR CBS 9,341 1,606 21%
17 CHICAGO MED NBC 9,319 3,014 48%
18 INSTINCT CBS 8,798 1,684 24%
19 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 8,768 3,378 63%
20 LAW & ORDER: SVU NBC 8,728 2,151 33%
21 AMERICAN IDOL – SUN. ABC 8,705 1,244 17%
22 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 8,321 2,261 37%
23 SWAT CBS 8,184 2,866 54%
24 CRIMINAL MINDS – 9 p.m. CBS 8,179 2,259 38%
25 AMERICAN IDOL – MON. ABC 8,124 1,151 17%

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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