“The Masked Singer” reigned supreme in the broadcast live +3 ratings for the week of Oct. 14.

FOX’s reality-competition series remained the week’s highest-rated, non-sports show, growing from its initial 2.2 live + same day rating to a 2.9 (+0.7, +32%) among adults 18-49. NBC’s “This is Us” followed closely behind with a 2.6, up 1.1 points (+73%) from its 1.5 L+SD rating.

CBS’ “NCIS” is the week’s most-watched broadcast (excluding sports), after growing to a 13.54 million viewer audience (+2.66 million, +24%) across three days of delayed viewing. Meanwhile, ABC’s “The Good Doctor” currently boasts the largest viewer gain (+3.88 million, +68%) of any of the week’s broadcast shows.

Top 25 broadcast shows (including ties) in Live +3 adults 18-49 for October 14-20, 2019

Rank Show Net L+3 18-49 rating Gain vs. Live + SD
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NBC 6.7 0.0 0%
2 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FOX 4.4 0.0 0%
3 THE MASKED SINGER FOX 2.9 0.7 32%
4 THIS IS US NBC 2.6 1.1 73%
5 THE SIMPSONS FOX 2.3 0.3 15%
6 911 FOX 2.2 0.8 57%
7 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.1 0.9 75%
CHICAGO PD NBC 2.1 0.7 50%
9 CHICAGO MED NBC 2.0 0.5 33%
10 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.8 0.5 38%
SURVIVOR CBS 1.8 0.4 29%
12 SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ABC 1.7 0.0 0%
THE VOICE – MON NBC 1.7 0.3 21%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 1.7 0.7 70%
15 THE VOICE – TUE NBC 1.6 0.3 23%
THE CONNERS ABC 1.6 0.5 45%
17 FAMILY GUY FOX 1.5 0.3 25%
THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 1.5 0.7 88%
19 NCIS CBS 1.4 0.3 27%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 1.4 0.4 40%
A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ABC 1.4 0.7 100%
NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 1.4 0.6 75%
23 BOB’S BURGERS FOX 1.3 0.2 18%
THE GOLDBERGS ABC 1.3 0.3 30%
EMPIRE FOX 1.3 0.5 63%
LAW AND ORDER: SVU NBC 1.3 0.7 117%

Top 25 broadcast shows in Live +3 viewers for October 14-20, 2019

Rank Show Net L+3 viewers (000s) Gain vs. Live + SD (000s)
% gain vs. Live + SD
1 SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NBC 21,698 133 1%
2 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FOX 14,133 118 1%
3 NCIS CBS 13,539 2,660 24%
4 CHICAGO PD NBC 12,071 3,445 40%
5 CHICAGO MED NBC 11,723 2,780 31%
6 FBI CBS 10,997 2,235 26%
7 BLUE BLOODS CBS 10,907 3,464 47%
8 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 10,692 2,455 30%
9 THIS IS US NBC 10,235 3,503 52%
10 YOUNG SHELDON CBS 10,052 2,102 26%
11 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 9,613 3,882 68%
12 THE MASKED SINGER FOX 9,534 2,113 28%
13 THE VOICE – MON NBC 9,499 1,528 19%
14 911 FOX 9,190 2,875 46%
15 THE VOICE – TUE NBC 9,076 1,417 19%
16 BULL CBS 8,833 3,002 51%
17 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 8,800 2,222 34%
18 SURVIVOR CBS 8,527 1,602 23%
19 60 MINUTES CBS 8,381 241 3%
20 NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 8,220 3,260 66%
21 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 8,194 1,787 28%
22 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 8,189 2,433 42%
23 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 8,081 1,735 27%
24 DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 7,712 1,080 16%
25 MAGNUM P.I. CBS 7,580 1,782 31%

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Alex Welch

Alex Welch has been writing for TV by the Numbers since January 2016. In his off time he enjoys rewatching old episodes of Game of Thrones and unironically singing along to ABBA. Every now and then, he even does them at the same time. He lives in Los Angeles.

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