“The Good Doctor” and “This is Us” continued to rake in the largest delayed viewing gains in the broadcast live +7 ratings for the week of Oct. 7.

ABC’s “The Good Doctor” scored the week’s top total viewer gain yet again, drawing in an additional 5.07 million viewers (+91%) after seven days of delayed viewing. Meanwhile, NBC’s “This is Us” stayed on top of the week’s demo gains, growing by 1.5 points (+88%) in the adults 18-49 demo. “The Good Doctor” also tied with FOX’s “9-1-1” for fourth place in the 18-49 chart, as both shows posted 1.0 point gains.

Similarly, of this season’s freshman shows, FOX’s “Prodigal Son” and ABC’s “Stumptown” tied for the week’s largest demo gain, with both shows growing by 0.7 points from their initial L+SD ratings. “Stumptown” also continued to score the biggest total viewer gains of any of this fall’s rookie titles, with a growth of 3.5 million viewers (+102%) this time around.

Here are the broadcast Live +7 rankings for Oct. 7-13, 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 3.2 1.5 88%
2 THE MASKED SINGER FOX 2.0 3.1 1.1 55%
GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 1.4 2.5 1.1 79%
4 911 FOX 1.7 2.7 1.0 59%
THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 0.9 1.9 1.0 111%
6 MODERN FAMILY ABC 0.9 1.8 0.9 100%
LAW AND ORDER: SVU NBC 0.6 1.5 0.9 150%
CHICAGO PD NBC 1.0 1.9 0.9 90%
A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ABC 0.8 1.7 0.9 113%
NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 0.8 1.7 0.9 113%
11 PRODIGAL SON FOX 0.9 1.6 0.7 78%
STUMPTOWN ABC 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
THE ROOKIE ABC 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
S.W.A.T. CBS 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.2 1.9 0.7 58%
NCIS CBS 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
EMPIRE FOX 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%
18 SURVIVOR CBS 1.2 1.8 0.6 50%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 1.0 1.6 0.6 60%
THE RESIDENT FOX 0.7 1.3 0.6 86%
EMERGENCE ABC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER ABC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
THE BLACKLIST NBC 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%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
CHICAGO MED NBC 1.1 1.7 0.6 55%

Adults 18-49 – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD L+7 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 LAW AND ORDER: SVU NBC 0.6 1.5 0.9 150%
2 BATWOMAN CW 0.3 0.7 0.4 133%
3 EMERGENCE ABC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER ABC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
THE BLACKLIST NBC 0.5 1.1 0.6 120%
6 STUMPTOWN ABC 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
THE ROOKIE ABC 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
S.W.A.T. CBS 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
9 A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ABC 0.8 1.7 0.9 113%
NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 0.8 1.7 0.9 113%
11 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 0.9 1.9 1.0 111%
12 MODERN FAMILY ABC 0.9 1.8 0.9 100%
BULL CBS 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
SEAL TEAM CBS 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
RIVERDALE – P CW 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
FRESH OFF THE BOAT ABC 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
ALL AMERICAN – P CW 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
SUPERGIRL CW 0.3 0.6 0.3 100%
CHARMED – P CW 0.2 0.4 0.2 100%
DYNASTY – P CW 0.1 0.2 0.1 100%
23 CHICAGO PD NBC 1.0 1.9 0.9 90%
24 THIS IS US NBC 1.7 3.2 1.5 88%
EMPIRE FOX 0.8 1.5 0.7 88%

Viewers – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 5,592 10,660 5,068 91%
2 THIS IS US NBC 7,266 11,938 4,672 64%
3 NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 5,272 9,866 4,594 87%
4 BLUE BLOODS CBS 7,644 11,955 4,311 56%
5 BULL CBS 6,116 10,384 4,268 70%
6 NCIS CBS 11,205 15,260 4,055 36%
7 CHICAGO PD NBC 6,342 10,272 3,930 62%
8 THE ROOKIE ABC 3,603 7,524 3,921 109%
9 911 FOX 7,362 11,010 3,648 50%
10 STUMPTOWN ABC 3,433 6,933 3,500 102%
11 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 7,707 11,176 3,469 45%
12 S.W.A.T. CBS 3,736 7,170 3,434 92%
13 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 6,695 10,124 3,429 51%
14 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 6,097 9,406 3,309 54%
15 EMERGENCE ABC 3,104 6,349 3,245 105%
16 FBI CBS 8,704 11,940 3,236 37%
17 SEAL TEAM CBS 4,776 7,903 3,127 65%
18 A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ABC 4,236 7,250 3,014 71%
19 CHICAGO MED NBC 7,474 10,433 2,959 40%
20 THE MASKED SINGER FOX 7,121 10,072 2,951 41%
21 YOUNG SHELDON CBS 7,642 10,489 2,847 37%
22 LAW AND ORDER: SVU NBC 3,422 6,244 2,822 82%
23 THE RESIDENT FOX 3,669 6,468 2,799 76%
24 BLUFF CITY LAW NBC 3,709 6,500 2,791 75%
25 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 4,518 7,244 2,726 60%

Viewers – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THE ROOKIE ABC 3,603 7,524 3,921 109%
2 EMERGENCE ABC 3,104 6,349 3,245 105%
3 STUMPTOWN ABC 3,433 6,933 3,500 102%
4 S.W.A.T. CBS 3,736 7,170 3,434 92%
5 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 5,592 10,660 5,068 91%
6 CHARMED – P CW 659 1,251 592 90%
7 NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 5,272 9,866 4,594 87%
SUPERGIRL CW 970 1,811 841 87%
9 LAW AND ORDER: SVU NBC 3,422 6,244 2,822 82%
NANCY DREW – P CW 1,176 2,142 966 82%
11 LEGACIES – P CW 803 1,456 653 81%
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER ABC 2,227 4,020 1,793 81%
13 THE FLASH – P CW 1,625 2,921 1,296 80%
14 THE RESIDENT FOX 3,669 6,468 2,799 76%
15 BLUFF CITY LAW NBC 3,709 6,500 2,791 75%
RIVERDALE – P CW 1,142 1,994 852 75%
17 ALL AMERICAN – P CW 886 1,545 659 74%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 1,930 3,362 1,432 74%
19 PRODIGAL SON FOX 3,661 6,295 2,634 72%
20 A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ABC 4,236 7,250 3,014 71%
THE BLACKLIST NBC 3,778 6,454 2,676 71%
EVIL CBS 3,676 6,270 2,594 71%
23 BULL CBS 6,116 10,384 4,268 70%
24 BATWOMAN CW 1,451 2,454 1,003 69%
25 SEAL TEAM CBS 4,776 7,903 3,127 65%

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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