“This is Us” remained a dominant presence in the broadcast live +7 rating for the week of Oct. 14.

The NBC drama posted the largest adults 18-49 demo gain of any of the week’s broadcast shows yet again, growing by 1.6 points (+107%). It is the first time this season that “This is Us” has more than doubled its initial L+SD rating after just seven days of delayed viewing.

“9-1-1,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “The Good Doctor” tied for the week’s second-largest 18-49 gain, as all three shows grew by 1.1 points in the demo. “The Good Doctor,” meanwhile, continued to generate the largest total viewer gains on broadcast, with a growth of 5.32 million viewers (+92%) this time around.

Here are the broadcast Live +7 rankings for Oct. 14-20, 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 1.5 3.1 1.6 107%
2 911 FOX 1.4 2.5 1.1 79%
GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 1.2 2.3 1.1 92%
THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 0.8 1.9 1.1 138%
5 A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ABC 0.7 1.6 0.9 129%
THE MASKED SINGER FOX 2.2 3.1 0.9 41%
CHICAGO PD NBC 1.4 2.3 0.9 64%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 1.0 1.9 0.9 90%
NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 0.8 1.7 0.9 113%
10 THE ROOKIE ABC 0.5 1.3 0.8 160%
LAW AND ORDER: SVU NBC 0.6 1.4 0.8 133%
12 CHICAGO MED NBC 1.5 2.2 0.7 47%
STUMPTOWN ABC 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.3 2.0 0.7 54%
PRODIGAL SON FOX 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%
S.W.A.T. CBS 0.5 1.2 0.7 140%
18 SURVIVOR CBS 1.4 2.0 0.6 43%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 1.0 1.6 0.6 60%
EMERGENCE ABC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
BULL CBS 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
SEAL TEAM CBS 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER ABC 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
THE BLACKLIST NBC 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
THE CONNERS ABC 1.1 1.7 0.6 55%
EMPIRE FOX 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%

Adults 18-49 – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 RIVERDALE CW 0.2 0.6 0.4 200%
2 THE ROOKIE ABC 0.5 1.3 0.8 160%
3 HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER ABC 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
THE BLACKLIST NBC 0.4 1.0 0.6 150%
ALL AMERICAN CW 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
SUPERGIRL CW 0.2 0.5 0.3 150%
7 S.W.A.T. CBS 0.5 1.2 0.7 140%
8 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 0.8 1.9 1.1 138%
9 LAW AND ORDER: SVU NBC 0.6 1.4 0.8 133%
10 A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ABC 0.7 1.6 0.9 129%
11 EMERGENCE ABC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
12 STUMPTOWN ABC 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
14 NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 0.8 1.7 0.9 113%
15 THIS IS US NBC 1.5 3.1 1.6 107%
16 BULL CBS 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
SEAL TEAM CBS 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
THE FLASH CW 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
ARROW – P CW 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
SUPERNATURAL CW 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
BATWOMAN CW 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
BLACK LIGHTNING CW 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
NANCY DREW CW 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
CHARMED CW 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
DYNASTY CW 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%

Viewers – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 5,755 11,075 5,320 92%
2 THIS IS US NBC 6,732 11,507 4,775 71%
3 NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 4,960 9,400 4,440 90%
4 CHICAGO PD NBC 8,626 13,000 4,374 51%
5 BLUE BLOODS CBS 7,443 11,609 4,166 56%
6 BULL CBS 5,831 9,957 4,126 71%
7 911 FOX 6,315 10,243 3,928 62%
8 THE ROOKIE ABC 3,723 7,549 3,826 103%
9 NCIS CBS 10,879 14,511 3,632 33%
10 CHICAGO MED NBC 8,943 12,475 3,532 39%
11 S.W.A.T. CBS 3,566 6,953 3,387 95%
12 STUMPTOWN ABC 2,836 6,209 3,373 119%
13 EMERGENCE ABC 2,707 5,982 3,275 121%
14 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 8,237 11,452 3,215 39%
15 FBI CBS 8,762 11,944 3,182 36%
16 SEAL TEAM CBS 4,481 7,608 3,127 70%
17 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 5,756 8,879 3,123 54%
18 A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ABC 4,050 7,167 3,117 77%
19 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 6,578 9,617 3,039 46%
20 LAW AND ORDER: SVU NBC 3,467 6,313 2,846 82%
21 THE MASKED SINGER FOX 7,421 10,222 2,801 38%
22 PRODIGAL SON FOX 3,186 5,951 2,765 87%
23 THE RESIDENT FOX 3,750 6,508 2,758 74%
24 YOUNG SHELDON CBS 7,950 10,697 2,747 35%
25 BLUFF CITY LAW NBC 3,394 6,123 2,729 80%

Viewers – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 EMERGENCE ABC 2,707 5,982 3,275 121%
2 STUMPTOWN ABC 2,836 6,209 3,373 119%
3 THE ROOKIE ABC 3,723 7,549 3,826 103%
4 ARROW – P CW 843 1,670 827 98%
5 THE FLASH CW 1,275 2,518 1,243 97%
6 S.W.A.T. CBS 3,566 6,953 3,387 95%
7 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 5,755 11,075 5,320 92%
8 NANCY DREW CW 801 1,532 731 91%
RIVERDALE CW 799 1,526 727 91%
10 NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 4,960 9,400 4,440 90%
11 PRODIGAL SON FOX 3,186 5,951 2,765 87%
12 LEGACIES CW 828 1,533 705 85%
13 ALL AMERICAN CW 687 1,266 579 84%
SUPERGIRL CW 923 1,697 774 84%
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER ABC 2,104 3,865 1,761 84%
16 LAW AND ORDER: SVU NBC 3,467 6,313 2,846 82%
17 BLUFF CITY LAW NBC 3,394 6,123 2,729 80%
18 A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ABC 4,050 7,167 3,117 77%
19 THE GOOD PLACE NBC 2,030 3,568 1,538 76%
20 THE BLACKLIST NBC 3,578 6,257 2,679 75%
21 THE RESIDENT FOX 3,750 6,508 2,758 74%
22 BATWOMAN CW 1,222 2,117 895 73%
23 THIS IS US NBC 6,732 11,507 4,775 71%
BULL CBS 5,831 9,957 4,126 71%
25 SEAL TEAM CBS 4,481 7,608 3,127 70%
EVIL CBS 3,745 6,358 2,613 70%

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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