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Delayed Viewing Ratings: ‘New Girl’ Final Season Premiere Doubles

The seventh and final season premiere of “New Girl” on Fox enjoyed a substantial boost in the Nielsen Live+7 ratings.

New Girl” aired on April 10, which fell during week 29 of the 2017-2018 broadcast season. The episode went from a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49 to a 1.4 for a 100% increase. In total viewers, the comedy series went from 1.83 million viewers to 2.96 million viewers for a 62% increase.

Elsewhere on broadcast, “Roseanne” once again dominated the charts, rising to a 5.8 in the demo and 20.12 million viewers for the week. That is a 66% increase in total viewers and 46% in total viewers versus its Live+Same Day haul.

Read the full top 25 lists of the Live+7 ratings 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
ROSEANNE ABC 04/10/2018 3.5 5.8 +2.3 +66%
THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 04/12/2018 2.4 4.1 +1.7 +71%
GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 04/12/2018 1.7 3.1 +1.4 +82%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 04/11/2018 1.4 2.6 +1.2 +86%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 04/12/2018 1.9 3.0 +1.1 +58%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 04/11/2018 0.9 1.9 +1.0 +111%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 04/12/2018 1.0 2.0 +1.0 +100%
CHICAGO MED NBC 04/10/2018 1.1 2.1 +1.0 +91%
CHICAGO PD NBC 04/11/2018 1.1 2.1 +1.0 +91%
SCANDAL ABC 04/12/2018 0.9 1.8 +0.9 +100%
STATION 19 ABC 04/12/2018 1.0 1.8 +0.8 +80%
S.W.A.T. CBS 04/12/2018 0.9 1.7 +0.8 +89%
EMPIRE FOX 04/11/2018 1.9 2.7 +0.8 +42%
LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 04/11/2018 1.1 1.9 +0.8 +73%
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 04/11/2018 0.6 1.3 +0.7 +117%
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER ABC 04/10/2018 1.2 1.9 +0.7 +58%
SCORPION CBS 04/09/2018 0.7 1.4 +0.7 +100%
SEAL TEAM CBS 04/11/2018 1.0 1.7 +0.7 +70%
MOM CBS 04/12/2018 1.4 2.1 +0.7 +50%
FLASH CW 04/10/2018 0.6 1.3 +0.7 +117%
NEW GIRL FOX 04/10/2018 0.7 1.4 +0.7 +100%
THE CROSSING ABC 04/09/2018 0.8 1.4 +0.6 +75%
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 04/11/2018 1.1 1.7 +0.6 +55%
BLACK-ISH ABC 04/10/2018 1.3 1.9 +0.6 +46%
THE GOLDBERGS ABC 04/11/2018 1.3 1.9 +0.6 +46%

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
ROSEANNE ABC 04/10/2018 13770 20119 +6349 +46%
THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 04/12/2018 12775 17552 +4777 +37%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 04/12/2018 5641 9757 +4116 +73%
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 04/11/2018 3280 7388 +4108 +125%
CHICAGO PD NBC 04/11/2018 5890 9962 +4072 +69%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 04/11/2018 5208 9145 +3937 +76%
CHICAGO MED NBC 04/10/2018 6510 10444 +3934 +60%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 04/12/2018 11702 15371 +3669 +31%
S.W.A.T. CBS 04/12/2018 5308 8850 +3542 +67%
SEAL TEAM CBS 04/11/2018 6243 9751 +3508 +56%
GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 04/12/2018 6979 10425 +3446 +49%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 04/13/2018 8247 11580 +3333 +40%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 04/13/2018 7487 10516 +3029 +40%
BLACKLIST NBC 04/11/2018 5152 8118 +2966 +58%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 04/11/2018 4973 7836 +2863 +58%
THE CROSSING ABC 04/09/2018 4485 7283 +2798 +62%
LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 04/11/2018 5427 8225 +2798 +52%
SCORPION CBS 04/09/2018 5438 8224 +2786 +51%
SCANDAL ABC 04/12/2018 4157 6818 +2661 +64%
STATION 19 ABC 04/12/2018 5590 7990 +2400 +43%
MOM CBS 04/12/2018 8939 11330 +2391 +27%
LETHAL WEAPON FOX 04/10/2018 4139 6497 +2358 +57%
EMPIRE FOX 04/11/2018 5912 8045 +2133 +36%
SURVIVOR CBS 04/11/2018 7975 10102 +2127 +27%
TIMELESS NBC 04/15/2018 2472 4547 +2075 +84%

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