via press release:
Including time-shifted viewing, “The Blacklist” (16.7 million viewers in “live plus three day” ratings through two weeks) is NBC’s top new drama in total viewers through its first two weeks since “Providence” debuted in January of 1999 (17.7 million through two weeks)
It’s also the top new NBC fall drama through two weeks since “Earth 2” in 1994 (21.2 million through two weeks).
It’s also the top new fall drama through the two weeks on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox since CBS’s “Hawaii Five-0” averaged 16.8 million viewers through its first two weeks in 2010.
NOTE: All ratings are based on viewing data from Nielsen Media Research.