Once again, “New Amsterdam” generated some strong viewer gains in the broadcast live +7 ratings, this time for the week of April 15.

The NBC medical drama grew its audience more than any of the week’s other broadcast shows, rising from an initial 4.47 million viewers to 9.39 million (+4.92 million, +110%), after a week of delayed viewing. By more than doubling its audience, “New Amsterdam” also scored the week’s largest viewer percentage gain, with ABC’s “The Rookie” (+109%) coming second.

“The Rookie” secured the week’s second-largest viewer gain as well, after raking in an addition 4.41 million. Meanwhile, CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” posted the week’s largest demo boost, growing from a 1.9 L+SD rating to a 3.3 (+1.4, +74%).

Here are the broadcast Live +7 rankings for April 15-21, 2019. They include only first-run series and specials, not repeats.

Adults 18-49 – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 1.9 3.3 1.4 74%
2 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 1.3 2.5 1.2 92%
911 FOX 1.1 2.3 1.2 109%
4 NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 0.6 1.6 1.0 167%
5 THE ROOKIE ABC 0.7 1.5 0.8 114%
6 SURVIVOR CBS 1.5 2.2 0.7 47%
THE ORVILLE FOX 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
NCIS CBS 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
S.W.A.T. CBS 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%
SEAL TEAM CBS 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
11 GOOD GIRLS NBC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
FBI CBS 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%
BULL CBS 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
THE BLACKLIST NBC 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
EMPIRE FOX 1.1 1.7 0.6 55%
STATION 19 ABC 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%
17 THE ENEMY WITHIN NBC 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
THE AMAZING RACE – P CBS 1.2 1.7 0.5 42%
LIFE IN PIECES – S CBS 1.0 1.5 0.5 50%
MOM CBS 1.0 1.5 0.5 50%
THE RESIDENT FOX 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%
LIFE IN PIECES – P CBS 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
WHISKEY CAVALIER ABC 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
THE FLASH CW 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
BROOKLYN NINE-NINE NBC 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
STAR FOX 0.9 1.4 0.5 56%
BLESS THIS MESS – P ABC 0.9 1.4 0.5 56%

Adults 18-49 – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 JANE THE VIRGIN CW 0.2 0.6 0.4 200%
2 NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 0.6 1.6 1.0 167%
3 ARROW CW 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
RIVERDALE CW 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
5 SUPERNATURAL CW 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
6 GOOD GIRLS NBC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
7 THE ORVILLE FOX 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
8 THE ROOKIE ABC 0.7 1.5 0.8 114%
9 911 FOX 1.1 2.3 1.2 109%
10 SEAL TEAM CBS 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
BULL CBS 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
THE BLACKLIST NBC 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
WHISKEY CAVALIER ABC 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
THE FLASH CW 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
BROOKLYN NINE-NINE NBC 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO CW 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
CHARMED CW 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
18 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 1.3 2.5 1.2 92%
19 S.W.A.T. CBS 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%
20 THE ENEMY WITHIN NBC 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
21 GOTHAM FOX 0.5 0.9 0.4 80%
22 STATION 19 ABC 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%
MADAM SECRETARY – S CBS 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
BLINDSPOT NBC 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
25 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 1.9 3.3 1.4 74%

Viewers – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 4,470 9,386 4,916 110%
2 THE ROOKIE ABC 4,066 8,480 4,414 109%
3 THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 11,445 15,844 4,399 38%
4 BULL CBS 6,662 11,036 4,374 66%
5 911 FOX 5,654 9,897 4,243 75%
6 FBI CBS 8,767 12,583 3,816 44%
7 NCIS CBS 11,886 15,640 3,754 32%
8 SEAL TEAM CBS 4,602 8,327 3,725 81%
9 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 6,540 10,149 3,609 55%
10 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 6,258 9,617 3,359 54%
11 S.W.A.T. CBS 5,098 8,416 3,318 65%
12 THE BLACKLIST NBC 3,974 7,288 3,314 83%
13 WHISKEY CAVALIER ABC 2,854 5,748 2,894 101%
14 THE ENEMY WITHIN NBC 3,895 6,583 2,688 69%
15 THE RESIDENT FOX 4,550 7,229 2,679 59%
16 BLESS THIS MESS – P ABC 4,720 7,269 2,549 54%
17 THE ORVILLE FOX 2,638 5,096 2,458 93%
18 MADAM SECRETARY – S CBS 4,794 7,227 2,433 51%
19 STATION 19 ABC 4,862 7,206 2,344 48%
20 SURVIVOR CBS 7,897 10,094 2,197 28%
21 MOM CBS 6,507 8,691 2,184 34%
22 LAST MAN STANDING FOX 4,814 6,984 2,170 45%
23 THE FIX ABC 3,078 5,243 2,165 70%
24 THE CODE CBS 4,452 6,489 2,037 46%
25 THE VILLAGE NBC 3,815 5,782 1,967 52%

Viewers – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 4,470 9,386 4,916 110%
2 THE ROOKIE ABC 4,066 8,480 4,414 109%
3 THE FLASH CW 1,356 2,742 1,386 102%
4 WHISKEY CAVALIER ABC 2,854 5,748 2,894 101%
5 JANE THE VIRGIN CW 686 1,375 689 100%
6 THE ORVILLE FOX 2,638 5,096 2,458 93%
7 CHARMED CW 666 1,278 612 92%
8 ARROW CW 715 1,357 642 90%
9 GOOD GIRLS NBC 2,139 3,959 1,820 85%
10 THE BLACKLIST NBC 3,974 7,288 3,314 83%
11 SEAL TEAM CBS 4,602 8,327 3,725 81%
12 RIVERDALE CW 799 1,437 638 80%
13 911 FOX 5,654 9,897 4,243 75%
14 ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO CW 930 1,614 684 74%
15 PROVEN INNOCENT FOX 1,892 3,252 1,360 72%
16 SUPERGIRL CW 995 1,699 704 71%
17 THE FIX ABC 3,078 5,243 2,165 70%
18 THE ENEMY WITHIN NBC 3,895 6,583 2,688 69%
19 GOTHAM FOX 1,944 3,228 1,284 66%
BULL CBS 6,662 11,036 4,374 66%
21 S.W.A.T. CBS 5,098 8,416 3,318 65%
SUPERNATURAL CW 1,284 2,113 829 65%
23 FOR THE PEOPLE ABC 2,710 4,389 1,679 62%
24 DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 978 1,566 588 60%
25 THE RESIDENT FOX 4,550 7,229 2,679 59%

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.

blog comments powered by Disqus