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The top 25 Live + 3 ratings are a new weekly feature.

Empire had the highest Live + 3 adults 18-49 rating for the week of March 15. Compared to the top 25 Live + Same Day ratings, The Odd Couple, American Idol and NCIS fell out of the top ten, while Grey’s Anatomy, Criminal Minds and The Blacklist moved into the top ten.

Primetime Live + 3 Broadcast Adults 18-49 Ratings for the week ending March 15, 2015:

Rank Shows Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 EMPIRE FOX 7.8 9,939
2 BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 5.9 7,550
3 VOICE NBC 4.5 5,696
4 VOICE-TUE NBC 4.4 5,597
5 SCANDAL ABC 3.9 5,010
6 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 3.3 4,167
7 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 3.2 4,008
8 BACHELOR:AFTER FINAL ROSE ABC 3.1 3,973
9 BACHELOR, THE ABC 3.1 3,941
10 BLACKLIST NBC 3.1 3,876
11 NCIS CBS 3.0 3,823
12 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 2.9 3,700
13 ODD COUPLE, THE CBS 2.9 3,692
14 SCORPION CBS 2.9 3,677
15 SURVIVOR CBS 2.9 3,652
16 MOM CBS 2.9 3,646
17 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY FOX 2.7 3,482
18 2 BROKE GIRLS CBS 2.7 3,390
19 ONCE UPON A TIME ABC 2.6 3,268
20 LAST MAN ON EARTH FOX 2.6 3,246
21 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 2.5 3,220
22 CSI: CYBER CBS 2.5 3,196
23 MIKE & MOLLY CBS 2.5 3,182
24 FAMILY GUY FOX 2.5 3,150
25 BIG BANG THEORY, THE 9PM – R CBS 2.4 3,080

The Big Bang Theory was the top Live + 3 program with total viewers for the week ending March 15, 2015. Compared to the top 25 Live + Same Day ratings, 60 Minutes and Madam Secretary fell out of the top ten, while Scorpion and Criminal Minds moved into the top ten.

Primetime Live + 3 Total Viewers for the week ending March 15, 2015:

Rank Shows Net Viewers (Live +SD) (000)
1 BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 19,966
2 EMPIRE FOX 19,245
3 NCIS CBS 19,101
4 VOICE NBC 15,867
5 VOICE-TUE NBC 15,233
6 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 14,815
7 BLUE BLOODS CBS 14,316
8 SCORPION CBS 13,526
9 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 13,379
10 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 13,224
11 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 12,903
12 CSI: CYBER CBS 12,366
13 BLACKLIST NBC 11,880
14 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 11,825
15 60 MINUTES CBS 11,778
16 ODD COUPLE, THE CBS 11,584
17 SCANDAL ABC 11,353
18 CHICAGO FIRE NBC 11,220
19 PERSON OF INTEREST CBS 11,042
20 SURVIVOR CBS 10,983
21 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY FOX 10,918
22 ELEMENTARY CBS 10,903
23 MOM CBS 10,833
24 BACHELOR:AFTER FINAL ROSE ABC 10,723
25 GOOD WIFE, THE CBS 10,482


Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2015 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.  All numbers are live viewing plus same day DVR viewing.

Posted by:Steve Baron

VP/Digital for TV station ownership group; Dad to young twins, runner, skier & spend a lot of times in airplanes.

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