Delayed Viewing Ratings: ‘Designated Survivor’ Rises 120 Percent in Week 10

Designated Survivor” rose 120 percent in total viewers in week 10 of the 2017-2018 broadcast season, marking the biggest Live+7 increase in that measure of the season thus far.

According to Nielsen data, “Designated Survivor” went from 4.03 million viewers to 8.86 million for the week beginning on Nov. 27. The ABC sophomore drama also put up the biggest percentage gain in the key demo as well, adding 143 percent to go from a 0.7 to a 1.7

“This Is Us” and “The Good Doctor” were once again numbers one and two in both measures. While “The Good Doctor” was still number one in total viewers gained,  “This Is Us” surpassed the “The Good Doctor” in the raw numbers (15.9 million vs 16.6 million) for the first time since premiere week.

Read a complete breakdown below.

Top 25 Broadcast Series Live+7 Adults 18-49

Series Network Air Date Live+SD
Adults 18-49
Live+7
Adults 18-49
+7 Actual Gain +7 Percent Gain
THIS IS US NBC 11/28/2017 2.8 4.8 +2.0 +71%
THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 11/27/2017 1.7 3.5 +1.8 +106%
THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 11/30/2017 2.5 4.2 +1.7 +68%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 11/29/2017 1.6 3.0 +1.4 +88%
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 11/29/2017 0.7 1.7 +1.0 +143%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 11/30/2017 2.1 3.1 +1.0 +48%
THE ORVILLE FOX 11/30/2017 0.9 1.9 +1.0 +111%
EMPIRE FOX 11/29/2017 1.7 2.7 +1.0 +59%
CHICAGO PD NBC 11/29/2017 1.3 2.3 +1.0 +77%
LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 11/29/2017 1.5 2.5 +1.0 +67%
CHICAGO MED NBC 11/28/2017 1.3 2.2 +0.9 +69%
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 11/29/2017 1.0 1.8 +0.8 +80%
S.W.A.T. CBS 11/30/2017 1.0 1.8 +0.8 +80%
ARROW CW 11/27/2017 0.9 1.7 +0.8 +89%
DCS LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 11/28/2017 0.9 1.7 +0.8 +89%
THE GOLDBERGS ABC 11/29/2017 1.4 2.1 +0.7 +50%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 12/01/2017 0.8 1.5 +0.7 +88%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 12/01/2017 0.9 1.6 +0.7 +78%
SCORPION CBS 11/27/2017 0.9 1.6 +0.7 +78%
SURVIVOR CBS 11/29/2017 1.8 2.5 +0.7 +39%
SUPERGIRL CW 11/27/2017 0.9 1.6 +0.7 +78%
FLASH CW 11/28/2017 1.0 1.7 +0.7 +70%
LETHAL WEAPON FOX 11/28/2017 1.0 1.7 +0.7 +70%
MARVEL AGENTS S.H.I.E.L.D ABC 12/01/2017 0.7 1.3 +0.6 +86%
BROOKLYN NINE-NINE FOX 11/28/2017 0.7 1.3 +0.6 +86%

Top 25 Broadcast Series Live+7 Total Viewers

Series Network Air Date Live+SD Total Viewers (in millions) Live+7 Total Viewers (in millions) +7 Actual Gain +7 Percent Gain
THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 11/27/2017 9250 15919 +6669 +72%
THIS IS US NBC 11/28/2017 10943 16600 +5657 +52%
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 11/29/2017 4026 8857 +4831 +120%
THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 11/30/2017 13844 18541 +4697 +34%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 12/01/2017 8868 13410 +4542 +51%
CHICAGO PD NBC 11/29/2017 6951 11143 +4192 +60%
CHICAGO MED NBC 11/28/2017 7858 11678 +3820 +49%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 11/30/2017 12111 15717 +3606 +30%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 11/29/2017 6149 9672 +3523 +57%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 12/01/2017 8587 11708 +3121 +36%
S.W.A.T. CBS 11/30/2017 6716 9828 +3112 +46%
LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 11/29/2017 7067 10153 +3086 +44%
SCORPION CBS 11/27/2017 5505 8493 +2988 +54%
THE ORVILLE FOX 11/30/2017 3632 6495 +2863 +79%
EMPIRE FOX 11/29/2017 5053 7573 +2520 +50%
LETHAL WEAPON FOX 11/28/2017 4894 7336 +2442 +50%
SURVIVOR CBS 11/29/2017 8277 10501 +2224 +27%
BLINDSPOT NBC 12/01/2017 3352 5561 +2209 +66%
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 11/29/2017 4508 6668 +2160 +48%
MOM CBS 11/30/2017 8595 10587 +1992 +23%
ARROW CW 11/27/2017 2521 4413 +1892 +75%
LIFE IN PIECES CBS 11/30/2017 6575 8462 +1887 +29%
FLASH CW 11/28/2017 2816 4642 +1826 +65%
DCS LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 11/28/2017 2797 4619 +1822 +65%
CAROL BURNETT 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL CBS 12/03/2017 15366 17179 +1813 +12%

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