‘This Is Us’ sets NBC records in week 18 broadcast Live +7 ratings

The Jan. 23 episode of “This Is Us” had the biggest delayed-viewing gains in NBC’s history.

The show grew by 2.6 points in adults 18-49 (2.6 to 5.2) and by 7.1 million viewers (9.48 million to 16.58 million), both of which are the biggest gains for the week of Jan. 22. “This Is Us” beat out “The Good Doctor” (+6.91 million), which typically leads the viewer gains.

“Jane the Virgin’s” first episode of 2018 led the percentage gains in both adults 18-49 and viewers, more than doubling in both cases.

Here are the Live +7 rankings for the week of Jan. 22-28. 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 2.6 5.2 2.6 100%
2 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 1.7 3.6 1.9 112%
3 9-1-1 FOX 1.6 3.1 1.5 94%
4 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.3 3.6 1.3 57%
5 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 1.0 2.1 1.1 110%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 0.9 2.0 1.1 122%
7 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.1 2.1 1.0 91%
8 CHICAGO MED NBC 1.3 2.2 0.9 69%
9 NCIS CBS 1.5 2.3 0.8 53%
SCANDAL ABC 1.3 2.1 0.8 62%
BULL CBS 1.3 2.1 0.8 62%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 1.1 1.9 0.8 73%
THE RESIDENT FOX 1.0 1.8 0.8 80%
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 1.0 1.8 0.8 80%
SCORPION CBS 0.8 1.6 0.8 100%
16 AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%
THE FLASH CW 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
THE BRAVE NBC 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
BLACK LIGHTNING CW 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
BLINDSPOT NBC 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
21 THE BACHELOR ABC 1.8 2.4 0.6 33%
LETHAL WEAPON FOX 1.2 1.8 0.6 50%
THE AMAZING RACE CBS 1.2 1.8 0.6 50%
SUPERSTORE NBC 1.2 1.8 0.6 50%
LUCIFER FOX 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%
LA TO VEGAS 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 JANE THE VIRGIN CW 0.2 0.6 0.4 200%
2 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 0.9 2.0 1.1 122%
3 BLACK LIGHTNING CW 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
BLINDSPOT NBC 0.6 1.3 0.7 117%
5 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 1.7 3.6 1.9 112%
6 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 1.0 2.1 1.1 110%
7 THIS IS US NBC 2.6 5.2 2.6 100%
SCORPION CBS 0.8 1.6 0.8 100%
THE FLASH CW 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
THE BRAVE NBC 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 0.6 1.2 0.6 100%
RIVERDALE CW 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
SUPERGIRL CW 0.5 1.0 0.5 100%
ARROW CW 0.4 0.8 0.4 100%
15 9-1-1 FOX 1.6 3.1 1.5 94%
16 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 1.1 2.1 1.0 91%
17 SUPERNATURAL CW 0.6 1.1 0.5 83%
18 THE RESIDENT FOX 1.0 1.8 0.8 80%
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 1.0 1.8 0.8 80%
20 LA TO VEGAS FOX 0.8 1.4 0.6 75%
21 THE GOOD PLACE NBC 1.1 1.9 0.8 73%
22 THE MICK FOX 0.7 1.2 0.5 71%
23 CHICAGO MED NBC 1.3 2.2 0.9 69%
24 LUCIFER FOX 0.9 1.5 0.6 67%
25 AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 1.1 1.8 0.7 64%

 

Viewers – Total gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 THIS IS US NBC 9480 16579 7099 75%
2 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 9613 16525 6912 72%
3 9-1-1 FOX 6572 11272 4700 72%
4 BULL CBS 11082 15433 4351 39%
5 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 9310 13629 4319 46%
6 NCIS CBS 13968 18171 4203 30%
7 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 5301 9420 4119 78%
8 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 6056 10092 4036 67%
9 CHICAGO MED NBC 6861 10803 3942 57%
10 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 8627 11980 3353 39%
11 SCORPION CBS 5234 8550 3316 63%
12 THE BRAVE NBC 3401 6702 3301 97%
13 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 3540 6467 2927 83%
14 THE RESIDENT FOX 4700 7467 2767 59%
15 LETHAL WEAPON FOX 4552 7221 2669 59%
16 SCANDAL ABC 5191 7523 2332 45%
17 BLINDSPOT NBC 3753 5919 2166 58%
THE AMAZING RACE CBS 6176 8110 1934 31%
19 AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 4158 6029 1871 45%
20 THE GOOD PLACE NBC 3647 5465 1818 50%
21 THE X-FILES FOX 3872 5620 1748 45%
22 LUCIFER FOX 3772 5506 1734 46%
23 AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 2275 3996 1721 76%
24 TAKEN NBC 3141 4835 1694 54%
25 THE FLASH CW 2119 3811 1692 80%

 

Viewers – Percentage gain

Rank Show Net L+SD (000s) L+7 (000s) 7-day increase
7-day % increase
1 JANE THE VIRGIN CW 676 1391 715 106%
2 THE BRAVE NBC 3401 6702 3301 97%
3 RIVERDALE CW 1387 2538 1151 83%
4 HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER ABC 3540 6467 2927 83%
5 THE FLASH CW 2119 3811 1692 80%
BLACK LIGHTNING CW 1942 3484 1542 79%
7 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 5301 9420 4119 78%
8 AGENTS OF SHIELD ABC 2275 3996 1721 76%
9 THIS IS US NBC 9480 16579 7099 75%
10 THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 9613 16525 6912 72%
11 9-1-1 FOX 6572 11272 4700 72%
12 ARROW CW 1379 2335 956 69%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 6056 10092 4036 67%
14 THE MICK FOX 1927 3201 1274 66%
15 SCORPION CBS 5234 8550 3316 63%
THE RESIDENT FOX 4700 7467 2767 59%
17 LETHAL WEAPON FOX 4552 7221 2669 59%
18 BLINDSPOT NBC 3753 5919 2166 58%
CHICAGO MED NBC 6861 10803 3942 57%
20 SUPERNATURAL CW 1927 3029 1102 57%
LA TO VEGAS FOX 2607 4057 1450 56%
22 DYNASTY CW 555 862 307 55%
SUPERGIRL CW 2066 3208 1142 55%
24 TAKEN NBC 3141 4835 1694 54%
25 THE GOOD PLACE NBC 3647 5465 1818 50%

Source: The Nielsen Company.