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Delayed Viewing Ratings: ‘Gifted’ Scores for Fox, ‘Good Doctor’ Stands Strong on ABC

The series premiere of “The Gifted” did well for Fox in delayed viewing numbers for Week 2 of the 2017-2018 broadcast season, which began on Oct. 2.

The Gifted” rose from a 1.5 rating in adults 18-49 in the Nielsen Live+Same Day numbers to a 2.8 in Live+7 for an increase of 87 percent. That makes the Fox-Marvel show the network’s best premiere in the L+7 demo for Monday night in nearly two years and top-rated Monday telecast since “The X-Files” event series finale in February 2016.

The Good Doctor” also once again proved to be a formidable ratings force. The show rose from a 2.2 to a 4.3 for an increase of 95 percent. In total viewers, the freshman ABC series went from 10.9 million viewers to 18.1 million for an increase of 66 percent. “The Good Doctor” now has the two biggest total viewer L+7 increases on any network of the new season so far, as well as two of the season’s three biggest L+7 increases in the key demo.

This week also saw multiple shows increase by triple digits in the key demo. Both ABC’s “Designated Survivor” and Fox’s “The Orville” went from a 0.9 to a 2.1 for an increase of 133 percent. “Designated Survivor” was also the only show in the top 25 to more than double its total viewer number, going from 4.8 million to 10 million for a 108 percent increase. ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder” went from a 0.9 to a 2.1 for a 122 percent increase. CBS shows “Criminal Minds” and “Scorpion” also doubled in the demo, with “Criminal Minds” going from a 1.1 to a 2.2 and “Scorpion” going from 0.8 to a 1.6.

Read a more complete breakdown of the Live+7 ratings below.

Top 25 Broadcast Series Live+7 Adults 18-49

Series Network Air Date Live+SD
A18-49
Live+7
A18-49
+7 Actual Gain +7 Percent Gain
THIS IS US NBC 10/03/17 3.1 5.5 2.4 77%
THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 10/02/17 2.2 4.3 2.1 95%
THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 10/02/17 3.1 4.9 1.8 58%
WILL & GRACE NBC 10/05/17 2.0 3.7 1.7 85%
GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 10/05/17 2.1 3.7 1.6 76%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 10/04/17 1.9 3.2 1.3 68%
THE GIFTED FOX 10/02/17 1.5 2.8 1.3 87%
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 10/04/17 0.9 2.1 1.2 133%
THE ORVILLE FOX 10/05/17 0.9 2.1 1.2 133%
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER ABC 10/05/17 0.9 2.0 1.1 122%
SCANDAL ABC 10/05/17 1.4 2.5 1.1 79%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 10/04/17 1.1 2.2 1.1 100%
EMPIRE FOX 10/04/17 1.9 3.0 1.1 58%
CHICAGO PD NBC 10/04/17 1.2 2.3 1.1 92%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 10/05/17 1.2 2.3 1.1 92%
LAW & ORDER:TRUE CRIME NBC 10/03/17 1.1 2.0 0.9 82%
LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 10/04/17 1.3 2.2 0.9 69%
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 10/04/17 1.4 2.2 0.8 57%
SCORPION CBS 10/02/17 0.8 1.6 0.8 100%
SEAL TEAM CBS 10/04/17 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
NCIS CBS 10/03/17 1.4 2.2 0.8 57%
SURVIVOR CBS 10/04/17 1.6 2.4 0.8 50%
GOOD PLACE NBC 10/05/17 1.2 2.0 0.8 67%
ONCE UPON A TIME ABC 10/06/17 0.7 1.4 0.7 100%
BLACK-ISH ABC 10/03/17 1.5 2.2 0.7 47%

 

Top 25 Broadcast Series Live+7 Total Viewers

Series Network Air Date Live+SD Total Viewer (millions) Live+7 Total Viewers (millions) +7 Actual Gain +7 Percent Gain
THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 10/02/17 10.908 18.118 7.210 66%
THIS IS US NBC 10/03/17 11.062 17.208 6.146 56%
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 10/04/17 4.799 10.003 5204 108%
THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 10/02/17 14.043 19.179 5.136 37%
WILL & GRACE NBC 10/05/17 7.138 11.502 4.364 61%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 10/05/17 6.125 10.338 4.213 69%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 10/06/17 9.488 13.674 4.186 44%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 10/04/17 6.171 10.158 3.987 65%
CHICAGO PD NBC 10/04/17 6.193 10.148 3.955 64%
NCIS CBS 10/03/17 13.506 17.400 3.894 29%
GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 10/05/17 8.066 11.894 3.828 47%
BULL CBS 10/03/17 10.788 14.448 3.660 34%
THE GIFTED FOX 10/02/17 4.887 8.494 3.607 74%
SEAL TEAM CBS 10/04/17 8.391 11.929 3.538 42%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 10/04/17 6.359 9.876 3.517 55%
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 10/03/17 9.234 12.690 3.456 37%
THE ORVILLE FOX 10/05/17 3.432 6.786 3.354 98%
SCORPION CBS 10/02/17 5.262 8.560 3.298 63%
MADAM SECRETARY CBS 10/08/17 7.210 10.490 3.280 45%
BLACKLIST NBC 10/04/17 5.872 9.093 3.221 55%
BRAVE NBC 10/02/17 5.167 8.291 3.124 60%
SCANDAL ABC 10/05/17 5.522 8.608 3.086 56%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 10/06/17 8.530 11.552 3.022 35%
NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 10/08/17 8.461 11.357 2.896 34%
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER ABC 10/05/17 3.878 6.675 2.797 72%

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