via press note:
Live + 3 Day data for Tuesday, 9/29/15
The season three premiere of ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. soared to a 2.6 L+3 rating with Adults 18-49, moving out of a tie with CBS’ NCIS: New Orleans head-to-head in the 9pm hour in the L+SD numbers to beat the CBS drama (2.2 rating) by 4-tenths of a rating point in the L+3 numbers, while maintaining its 3-tenths advantage over Fox’s Scream Queens (2.6 rating vs. 2.3 rating).
In the Live + 3 day ratings, ABC’s 8-9pm comedies continued to outdeliver Fox’s comedy debuts in the hour among Adults 18-49, with The Muppets widening its lead over Grandfathered to 6-tenths (2.6 rating vs. 2.0 rating) and Fresh Off the Boat holding its 2-tenths lead over The Grinder (2.2 rating vs. 2.0 rating).
· S.H.I.E.L.D. tied as Tuesday’s biggest gainer in TV playback among young adults, picking up +0.9 rating points after 3 days of TV playback.
· After 3 days of TV playback and online streaming, The Muppets and S.H.I.E.L.D. each climbed to 7.5 million viewers and Fresh Off the Boat topped 6.3 million.
Source: The Nielsen Company, as dated. Based on original telecasts only.