The usual suspects are at the top of the broadcast rankings for the week of March 6.

The next-to-last episode of “This Is Us” led the adults 18-49 standings with a 3.0 rating, two tenths of a point better than “The Big Bang Theory.” The Monday and Tuesday editions of “The Voice” (2.7, 2.6) and “The Bachelor” (2.2) round out the Top 5.

“NCIS” was the most-watched show of the week, pulling in 14.18 million viewers. “Big Bang” finished second in viewers as well with 13.08 million, followed by “The Voice” (12 million Monday, 11.62 million Tuesday) and “This Is Us” (11.15 million).

Here are the network standings for the week of March 6-12 and the season to date.

March 6-12 ABC CBS CW FOX NBC TEL UNI
Adults 18-49 rating/share (rank) 1.1/4 (2t) 1.1/4 (2t) 0.5/2 (6t) 0.7/3 (4) 1.2/5 (1) 0.5/2 (6t) 0.6/2 (5)
Viewers in millions (rank) 4.38 (3) 7.29 (1) 1.34 (6) 2.59 (4) 5.94 (1) 1.33 (7) 1.71 (5)

 

Season to date ABC CBS CW FOX NBC TEL UNI
Adults 18-49 rating/share (rank) 1.7/6 (4) 1.9/7 (3) 0.7/2 (5t) 2.2/8 (2) 2.3/8 (1) 0.6/2 (7) 0.7/2 (5t)
Viewers in millions (rank) 6.40 (4) 9.94 (1) 1.83 (6) 6.77 (3) 8.65 (2) 1.63 (7) 1.88 (5)

Current week ratings are live + same-day. Season-to-date ratings are “most current,” a combination of Live +7 and same-day ratings.

Here are the program rankings:

Top 25 broadcast shows in adults 18-49 for March 6-12, 2017

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 THIS IS US NBC Tues. 9:00 PM 3.0 3,802
2 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS Thurs. 8:00 PM 2.8 3,626
3 THE VOICE NBC Mon. 8:00 PM 2.7 3,434
4 THE VOICE NBC Tues. 8:00 PM 2.6 3,357
5 THE BACHELOR ABC Mon. 8:00 PM 2.2 2,863
6 MODERN FAMILY ABC Weds. 9:00 PM 1.9 2,465
GREY’S ANATOMY ABC Thurs. 8:00 PM 1.9 2,440
8 THE BACHELOR: THE WOMEN TELL ALL – S ABC Mon. 9:01 PM 1.8 2,287
9 THE GOLDBERGS ABC Weds. 8:00 PM 1.7 2,223
SURVIVOR – P CBS Weds. 8:00 PM 1.7 2,181
LITTLE BIG SHOTS NBC Sun. 8:00 PM 1.7 2,143
12 NCIS CBS Tues. 8:00 PM 1.6 2,036
13 THE BIG BANG THEORY – R CBS Mon. 8:00 PM 1.5 1,914
SPEECHLESS ABC Weds. 8:30 PM 1.5 1,886
THE MIDDLE ABC Tues. 8:00 PM 1.5 1,880
16 AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC Tues. 8:30 PM 1.4 1,858
MOM CBS Thurs. 9:01 PM 1.4 1,840
BLACK-ISH ABC Weds. 9:31 PM 1.4 1,809
THE GREAT INDOORS CBS Thurs. 8:31 PM 1.4 1,808
SCANDAL ABC Thurs. 9:01 PM 1.4 1,753
21 BULL CBS Tues. 9:00 PM 1.3 1,691
NASCAR POST-RACE FOX Sun. 6:54 PM 1.3 1,664
CHICAGO JUSTICE NBC Tues. 10:01 PM 1.3 1,625
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC Weds. 10:00 PM 1.3 1,624
LIFE IN PIECES CBS Thurs. 9:30 PM 1.3 1,616


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op 25 broadcast shows in viewers for March 6-12, 2017

Rank Show Net Day Time Viewers (000s)
1 NCIS CBS Tues. 8:00 PM 14,176
2 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS Thurs. 8:00 PM 13,075
3 THE VOICE NBC Mon. 8:00 PM 12,004
4 THE VOICE NBC Tues. 8:00 PM 11,618
5 THIS IS US NBC Tues. 9:00 PM 11,154
6 BULL CBS Tues. 9:00 PM 10,386
7 LITTLE BIG SHOTS NBC Sun. 8:00 PM 10,123
8 60 MINUTES CBS Sun. 7:00 PM 9,968
9 BLUE BLOODS CBS Fri. 10:00 PM 9,357
10 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS Sun. 8:00 PM 9,255
11 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS Fri. 9:00 PM 9,195
12 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS Tues. 10:00 PM 9,064
13 MADAM SECRETARY CBS Sun. 9:00 PM 8,225
14 MACGYVER CBS Fri. 8:00 PM 7,727
15 SURVIVOR – P CBS Weds. 8:00 PM 7,660
16 MOM CBS Thurs. 9:01 PM 7,509
17 THE BIG BANG THEORY – R CBS Mon. 8:00 PM 7,489
18 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC Thurs. 8:00 PM 7,314
19 THE BACHELOR ABC Mon. 8:00 PM 7,100
20 THE GREAT INDOORS CBS Thurs. 8:31 PM 7,027
21 MODERN FAMILY ABC Weds. 9:00 PM 6,493
22 CHICAGO JUSTICE NBC Sun. 9:00 PM 6,432
23 CHICAGO MED NBC Thurs. 9:00 PM 6,290
24 SUPERIOR DONUTS CBS Mon. 9:00 PM 6,172
25 LIFE IN PIECES CBS Thurs. 9:30 PM 6,138

All program ratings are live + same-day. 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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