“Whiskey Cavalier” was the only show to more than double its viewers in the broadcast live +7 ratings for the week of March 25.

The freshman ABC series posted the week’s largest percentage gains in both the adults 18-49 and total viewers measures, rising from its initial L+SD 0.5 rating and 2.96 million viewer audience to a 1.3 rating (+0.8, +160%) with 6.42 million viewers (+3.46 million, +117%) after seven days of delayed viewing.

Meanwhile, NBC’s “This is Us” continued to generate the largest actual 18-49 and viewer gains, growing by 1.6 points (+94%) and by 5.16 million viewers (+68%). “Grey’s Anatomy” posted the second-largest 18-49 gain, climbing up from a 1.6 to a 2.8 (+1.2, +75%).

Here are the broadcast Live +7 rankings for March 25-31, 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 THIS IS US NBC 1.7 3.3 1.6 94%
2 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 1.6 2.8 1.2 75%
3 CHICAGO PD NBC 1.1 2.2 1.1 100%
911 FOX 1.2 2.3 1.1 92%
5 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.2 2.1 0.9 75%
6 THE ROOKIE ABC 0.7 1.5 0.8 114%
WHISKEY CAVALIER ABC 0.5 1.3 0.8 160%
8 SEAL TEAM CBS 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
EMPIRE FOX 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
THE BLACKLIST NBC 0.5 1.2 0.7 140%
11 SURVIVOR CBS 1.6 2.2 0.6 38%
NCIS CBS 1.2 1.8 0.6 50%
CHICAGO MED NBC 1.2 1.8 0.6 50%
STATION 19 ABC 1.0 1.6 0.6 60%
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
WILL & GRACE NBC 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
FBI CBS 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%
THE BLACKLIST – S NBC 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
THE ENEMY WITHIN NBC 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%
SUPERSTORE NBC 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%
21 GOOD GIRLS NBC 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
THE VOICE NBC 1.6 2.1 0.5 31%
THE RESIDENT FOX 0.9 1.4 0.5 56%
STAR FOX 0.9 1.4 0.5 56%
FAMILY GUY FOX 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 WHISKEY CAVALIER ABC 0.5 1.3 0.8 160%
2 CHARMED CW 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
3 THE BLACKLIST NBC 0.5 1.2 0.7 140%
4 JANE THE VIRGIN – P CW 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
5 SEAL TEAM CBS 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
6 THE ROOKIE ABC 0.7 1.5 0.8 114%
7 CHICAGO PD NBC 1.1 2.2 1.1 100%
THE BLACKLIST – S NBC 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
DATELINE NBC 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
ARROW CW 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
RIVERDALE CW 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
SUPERGIRL CW 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO CW 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND CW 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
15 THIS IS US NBC 1.7 3.3 1.6 94%
16 911 FOX 1.2 2.3 1.1 92%
17 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
WILL & GRACE NBC 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
19 GOOD GIRLS NBC 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
20 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.2 2.1 0.9 75%
GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 1.6 2.8 1.2 75%
THE ENEMY WITHIN NBC 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%
SUPERSTORE NBC 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%
SPEECHLESS ABC 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
25 THE FIX ABC 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
BLACK-ISH ABC 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER ABC 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
48 HOURS CBS 0.3 0.5 0.2 67%
LEGACIES CW 0.3 0.5 0.2 67%
FBI CBS 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%

Viewers – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THIS IS US NBC 7,641 12,803 5,162 68%
2 CHICAGO PD NBC 7,017 11,469 4,452 63%
3 911 FOX 5,665 9,843 4,178 74%
4 THE ROOKIE ABC 4,246 8,367 4,121 97%
5 SEAL TEAM CBS 3,917 7,779 3,862 99%
6 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 7,189 10,947 3,758 52%
7 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 8,279 11,904 3,625 44%
8 NCIS CBS 12,188 15,765 3,577 29%
9 FBI CBS 9,134 12,705 3,571 39%
10 WHISKEY CAVALIER ABC 2,961 6,416 3,455 117%
11 THE BLACKLIST NBC 4,003 7,337 3,334 83%
12 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 7,376 10,567 3,191 43%
13 CHICAGO MED NBC 8,083 11,022 2,939 36%
14 THE BLACKLIST – S NBC 4,335 7,265 2,930 68%
15 THE ENEMY WITHIN NBC 5,101 7,909 2,808 55%
16 THE RESIDENT FOX 4,976 7,690 2,714 55%
17 THE FIX ABC 3,854 6,513 2,659 69%
18 THE VILLAGE NBC 4,049 6,529 2,480 61%
19 MAGNUM P.I. CBS 5,744 8,187 2,443 43%
20 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 4,994 7,389 2,395 48%
21 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 7,505 9,869 2,364 31%
22 STATION 19 ABC 5,442 7,736 2,294 42%
23 THE VOICE NBC 9,011 11,138 2,127 24%
24 SURVIVOR CBS 7,761 9,864 2,103 27%
25 FOR THE PEOPLE ABC 2,967 4,917 1,950 66%

Viewers – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 WHISKEY CAVALIER ABC 2,961 6,416 3,455 117%
2 SEAL TEAM CBS 3,917 7,779 3,862 99%
3 THE ROOKIE ABC 4,246 8,367 4,121 97%
4 JANE THE VIRGIN – P CW 795 1,561 766 96%
5 RIVERDALE CW 815 1,570 755 93%
6 CHARMED CW 697 1,334 637 91%
7 THE BLACKLIST NBC 4,003 7,337 3,334 83%
8 ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO CW 916 1,663 747 82%
9 PROVEN INNOCENT FOX 1,926 3,454 1,528 79%
10 GOOD GIRLS NBC 2,163 3,856 1,693 78%
11 SUPERGIRL CW 1,056 1,874 818 77%
12 911 FOX 5,665 9,843 4,178 74%
13 LEGACIES CW 925 1,571 646 70%
14 THE FIX ABC 3,854 6,513 2,659 69%
15 THE BLACKLIST – S NBC 4,335 7,265 2,930 68%
THIS IS US NBC 7,641 12,803 5,162 68%
17 ARROW CW 1,010 1,689 679 67%
18 FOR THE PEOPLE ABC 2,967 4,917 1,950 66%
19 CHICAGO PD NBC 7,017 11,469 4,452 63%
20 THE VILLAGE NBC 4,049 6,529 2,480 61%
21 WILL & GRACE NBC 3,250 5,162 1,912 59%
22 THE ENEMY WITHIN NBC 5,101 7,909 2,808 55%
THE RESIDENT FOX 4,976 7,690 2,714 55%
24 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 7,189 10,947 3,758 52%
25 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 4,994 7,389 2,395 48%
DATELINE NBC 3,206 4,729 1,523 48%

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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