“Chicago P.D.” rose to the top of the broadcast live +7 ratings for the week of May 20.

With its season 6 finale, the NBC drama earned the week’s largest gains in both the adults 18-49 and total viewer measures, growing by 1.0 points (+111%) and by 4.14 million viewers (+64%).

The series finale of ABC’s “Whiskey Cavalier” tied with “SEAL Team,” “Chicago Fire,” and “Good Girls” for the week’s second-largest adults 18-49 gain, as all four shows grew 0.6 points. CBS’ “NCIS” season finale, however, came second in viewer gains, rising from its initial 11.98 million viewer audience to 15.87 million (+3.89 million, +32%) after seven days of delayed viewing.

Here are the broadcast Live +7 rankings for May 20-26, 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 CHICAGO P.D. – F NBC 0.9 1.9 1.0 111%
2 WHISKEY CAVALIER – F ABC 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
SEAL TEAM – F CBS 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
CHICAGO FIRE – F NBC 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
GOOD GIRLS – F NBC 0.5 1.2 0.7 140%
6 THE BACHELORETTE ABC 1.2 1.8 0.6 50%
NCIS – F CBS 1.2 1.8 0.6 50%
LIVE IN FRONT OF A STUDIO AUDIENCE – S ABC 1.7 2.3 0.6 35%
CHICAGO MED – F NBC 1.1 1.7 0.6 55%
10 THE ENEMY WITHIN – F NBC 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
THE AMAZING RACE – S CBS 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%
BLACK-ISH – F ABC 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
THE AMAZING RACE CBS 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
ELEMENTARY – P CBS 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
15 MASTERCHEF JUNIOR FOX 0.7 1.1 0.4 57%
BLESS THIS MESS – F ABC 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
BLOOD & TREASURE – P CBS 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
LIFE IN PIECES CBS 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
THE FIX – F ABC 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
20 AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE – F ABC 0.7 1.0 0.3 43%
THE VILLAGE – F NBC 0.6 0.9 0.3 50%
MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D ABC 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%
THE 100 CW 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
JANE THE VIRGIN CW 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
BLINDSPOT NBC 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%

Adults 18-49 – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THE 100 CW 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
JANE THE VIRGIN CW 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
3 GOOD GIRLS – F NBC 0.5 1.2 0.7 140%
4 WHISKEY CAVALIER – F ABC 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
SEAL TEAM – F CBS 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
6 CHICAGO P.D. – F NBC 0.9 1.9 1.0 111%
7 ELEMENTARY – P CBS 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
THE FIX – F ABC 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
IZOMBIE CW 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
DYNASTY – F CW 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
JESUS MON UMAS 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
JESUS TUE UMAS 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
JESUS WED UMAS 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
JESUS THU UMAS 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
15 THE ENEMY WITHIN – F NBC 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
16 BLINDSPOT NBC 0.4 0.7 0.3 75%
17 BLACK-ISH – F ABC 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
THE AMAZING RACE CBS 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
19 BLESS THIS MESS – F ABC 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
BLOOD & TREASURE – P CBS 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
LIFE IN PIECES CBS 0.6 1.0 0.4 67%
DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW – F CW 0.3 0.5 0.2 67%
23 CHICAGO FIRE – F NBC 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
24 THE AMAZING RACE – S CBS 0.8 1.3 0.5 63%
25 MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D ABC 0.5 0.8 0.3 60%

Viewers – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 CHICAGO P.D. – F NBC 6,505 10,648 4,143 64%
2 NCIS – F CBS 11,981 15,871 3,890 32%
3 SEAL TEAM – F CBS 4,077 7,789 3,712 91%
4 CHICAGO FIRE – F NBC 7,477 11,009 3,532 47%
5 ELEMENTARY – P CBS 3,978 6,995 3,017 76%
6 WHISKEY CAVALIER – F ABC 3,559 6,532 2,973 84%
7 CHICAGO MED – F NBC 7,506 10,404 2,898 39%
8 LIVE IN FRONT OF A STUDIO AUDIENCE – S ABC 10,374 13,020 2,646 26%
9 THE ENEMY WITHIN – F NBC 4,158 6,639 2,481 60%
10 BLOOD & TREASURE – P CBS 5,616 8,039 2,423 43%
11 THE AMAZING RACE CBS 3,704 5,857 2,153 58%
12 THE FIX – F ABC 2,846 4,878 2,032 71%
13 THE AMAZING RACE – S CBS 4,243 6,080 1,837 43%
14 GOOD GIRLS – F NBC 2,266 4,060 1,794 79%
15 THE CODE CBS 4,716 6,463 1,747 37%
16 BLESS THIS MESS – F ABC 2,841 4,519 1,678 59%
17 THE BACHELORETTE ABC 4,499 6,093 1,594 35%
THE VILLAGE – F NBC 4,143 5,737 1,594 38%
19 LIFE IN PIECES CBS 4,401 5,970 1,569 36%
20 BLINDSPOT NBC 2,852 4,276 1,424 50%
21 THE VOICE – TUE – F NBC 7,430 8,714 1,284 17%
22 BLACK-ISH – F ABC 2,861 4,097 1,236 43%
23 ALL ABOUT ‘ALL IN THE FAMILY AND THE JEFFERSONS – S ABC 7,669 8,835 1,166 15%
24 AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE – F ABC 3,539 4,658 1,119 32%
25 MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D ABC 2,304 3,398 1,094 47%

Viewers – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 JANE THE VIRGIN CW 528 1,215 687 130%
2 THE 100 CW 728 1,563 835 115%
3 SEAL TEAM – F CBS 4,077 7,789 3,712 91%
4 WHISKEY CAVALIER – F ABC 3,559 6,532 2,973 84%
5 GOOD GIRLS – F NBC 2,266 4,060 1,794 79%
6 ELEMENTARY – P CBS 3,978 6,995 3,017 76%
7 THE FIX – F ABC 2,846 4,878 2,032 71%
8 CHICAGO P.D. – F NBC 6,505 10,648 4,143 64%
9 THE ENEMY WITHIN – F NBC 4,158 6,639 2,481 60%
10 BLESS THIS MESS – F ABC 2,841 4,519 1,678 59%
11 THE AMAZING RACE CBS 3,704 5,857 2,153 58%
12 IN THE DARK CW 597 899 302 51%
13 BLINDSPOT NBC 2,852 4,276 1,424 50%
14 DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW – F CW 1,047 1,557 510 49%
15 IZOMBIE CW 694 1,027 333 48%
16 MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D ABC 2,304 3,398 1,094 47%
CHICAGO FIRE – F NBC 7,477 11,009 3,532 47%
18 THE AMAZING RACE – S CBS 4,243 6,080 1,837 43%
BLACK-ISH – F ABC 2,861 4,097 1,236 43%
BLOOD & TREASURE – P CBS 5,616 8,039 2,423 43%
21 RANSOM – F CBS 1,992 2,826 834 42%
22 CHICAGO MED – F NBC 7,506 10,404 2,898 39%
MASTERCHEF JUNIOR FOX 2,784 3,858 1,074 39%
24 THE VILLAGE – F NBC 4,143 5,737 1,594 38%
25 THE CODE CBS 4,716 6,463 1,747 37%

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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