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Live+7 Ratings for Week of Oct. 15: ‘Big Bang Theory’ Pulls Ahead of ‘Sunday Night Football’

The Big Bang Theory” saw enough total viewers lift in Live+7 in week 4 of the current season to come out ahead of “Sunday Night Football.”

For the week of Oct. 15, the CBS sitcom added 4.6 million viewers in delayed viewing for a total haul of 16.8 million. That was good enough to beat NBC’s NFL coverage for the week, which drew 16.1 million. In adults 18-49, “Sunday Night Football” remained the hands down leader with a 5.1 rating. “Big Bang Theory” finished third in that measure for the week, growing 71% to a 3.6.

NBC’s “This Is Us,” “Manifest,” and “New Amsterdam” all remained at the top of the charts, with “This Is Us” seeing the week’s biggest key demo lift and “Manifest” seeing the biggest total viewer lift.

ABC’s “A Million Little Things” grew 105% in total viewers to 6.8 million total, posting the season’s biggest playback percentage increase for any broadcast telecast. It is the only program on the major networks to deliver triple-digit growth so far this season.

“9-1-1” again showed solid growth for Fox, rising 72% in total viewers and 86% in the key demo.

Read the full weekly rankings below.

Live+7 Adults 18-49

Telecast Network Broadcast Date L+SD A18-49 L+7 A18-49 Actual Gain % Gain
NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NBC 10/21/2018 5.1 5.1 even +0%
THIS IS US NBC 10/16/2018 2.2 4.0 +1.8 +82%
THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 10/18/2018 2.1 3.6 +1.5 +71%
SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK NBC 10/21/2018 3.5 3.5 even +0%
MANIFEST NBC 10/15/2018 1.5 3.2 +1.7 +113%
THE CONNERS ABC 10/16/2018 2.4 3.2 +0.8 +33%
FOX+NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL FOX 10/18/2018 2.9 2.9 even +0%
FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3 NBC 10/21/2018 2.7 2.7 even +0%
911 FOX 10/15/2018 1.4 2.6 +1.2 +86%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 10/18/2018 1.7 2.6 +0.9 +53%
NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 10/16/2018 1.2 2.5 +1.3 +108%
THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 10/15/2018 1.1 2.4 +1.3 +118%
EMPIRE FOX 10/17/2018 1.6 2.4 +0.8 +50%
THE VOICE-MON NBC 10/15/2018 2.0 2.4 +0.4 +20%
60 MINUTES CBS 10/21/2018 2.3 2.4 +0.1 +4%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 10/17/2018 1.3 2.2 +0.9 +69%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 10/17/2018 1.3 2.2 +0.9 +69%
SURVIVOR CBS 10/17/2018 1.4 2.2 +0.8 +57%
THE VOICE-TUE NBC 10/16/2018 1.8 2.2 +0.4 +22%
CHICAGO PD NBC 10/17/2018 1.2 2.1 +0.9 +75%
LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 10/18/2018 1.0 2.0 +1.0 +100%
CHICAGO MED NBC 10/17/2018 1.2 2.0 +0.8 +67%
LAST MAN STANDING FOX 10/19/2018 1.3 2.0 +0.7 +54%
NCIS CBS 10/16/2018 1.2 1.9 +0.7 +58%
MOM CBS 10/18/2018 1.3 1.9 +0.6 +46%
THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT ABC 10/16/2018 1.4 1.9 +0.5 +36%
A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ABC 10/17/2018 0.8 1.8 +1.0 +125%
THE ROOKIE ABC 10/16/2018 1.0 1.8 +0.8 +80%
WILL & GRACE NBC 10/18/2018 0.9 1.7 +0.8 +89%
THE RESIDENT FOX 10/15/2018 1.0 1.7 +0.7 +70%
THE GOLDBERGS ABC 10/17/2018 1.1 1.7 +0.6 +55%
FAMILY GUY FOX 10/21/2018 1.1 1.7 +0.6 +55%
BOB’S BURGERS FOX 10/21/2018 1.3 1.7 +0.4 +31%
SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ABC 10/20/2018 1.7 1.7 even +0%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 10/17/2018 0.7 1.6 +0.9 +129%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 10/18/2018 0.8 1.6 +0.8 +100%
FBI CBS 10/16/2018 1.0 1.6 +0.6 +60%
NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 10/21/2018 1.1 1.6 +0.5 +45%
THE NEIGHBORHOOD CBS 10/15/2018 1.1 1.6 +0.5 +45%
GOD FRIENDED ME CBS 10/21/2018 1.2 1.6 +0.4 +33%
STAR FOX 10/17/2018 1.2 1.6 +0.4 +33%
THE SIMPSONS FOX 10/21/2018 1.3 1.6 +0.3 +23%
FOX+NFLN THU NT PRE-KICK FOX 10/18/2018 1.6 1.6 even +0%
FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 2 NBC 10/21/2018 1.6 1.6 even +0%
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER ABC 10/18/2018 0.7 1.5 +0.8 +114%
STATION 19 ABC 10/18/2018 0.8 1.5 +0.7 +88%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 10/19/2018 0.8 1.5 +0.7 +88%
BULL CBS 10/15/2018 0.8 1.5 +0.7 +88%
SEAL TEAM CBS 10/17/2018 0.8 1.5 +0.7 +88%
SINGLE PARENTS ABC 10/17/2018 0.9 1.5 +0.6 +67%
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 10/17/2018 1.0 1.5 +0.5 +50%
BLACK-ISH ABC 10/16/2018 1.0 1.5 +0.5 +50%
S.W.A.T. CBS 10/18/2018 0.7 1.4 +0.7 +100%
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 10/16/2018 0.8 1.4 +0.6 +75%
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER ABC 10/16/2018 0.9 1.4 +0.5 +56%
THE COOL KIDS FOX 10/19/2018 0.9 1.4 +0.5 +56%
SUPERSTORE NBC 10/18/2018 0.9 1.4 +0.5 +56%
THE FLASH CW 10/16/2018 0.7 1.3 +0.6 +86%
HELL’S KITCHEN FOX 10/19/2018 0.7 1.3 +0.6 +86%
LETHAL WEAPON FOX 10/16/2018 0.7 1.3 +0.6 +86%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 10/19/2018 0.8 1.3 +0.5 +63%
MAGNUM P.I. CBS 10/15/2018 0.9 1.3 +0.4 +44%
MURPHY BROWN CBS 10/18/2018 0.9 1.3 +0.4 +44%
THE GIFTED FOX 10/16/2018 0.6 1.1 +0.5 +83%
MACGYVER CBS 10/19/2018 0.7 1.1 +0.4 +57%
SHARK TANK ABC 10/21/2018 0.8 1.1 +0.3 +38%
DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 10/15/2018 0.9 1.1 +0.2 +22%
HAPPY TOGETHER CBS 10/15/2018 0.9 1.1 +0.2 +22%
RIVERDALE CW 10/17/2018 0.4 1.0 +0.6 +150%
MADAM SECRETARY CBS 10/21/2018 0.6 1.0 +0.4 +67%
DANCING W/STARS:JUNIORS ABC 10/21/2018 0.8 1.0 +0.2 +25%
CHARMED CW 10/21/2018 0.4 0.9 +0.5 +125%
FRESH OFF THE BOAT ABC 10/19/2018 0.6 0.9 +0.3 +50%
AMER FUNN HM VIDEOS-7PM ABC 10/21/2018 0.8 0.9 +0.1 +13%
SNFTBL NISSAN PRE-GAME ABC 10/20/2018 0.9 0.9 even +0%
ARROW CW 10/15/2018 0.4 0.8 +0.4 +100%
SUPERGIRL CW 10/21/2018 0.4 0.8 +0.4 +100%
BLINDSPOT NBC 10/19/2018 0.4 0.8 +0.4 +100%
20/20-FRI ABC 10/19/2018 0.5 0.8 +0.3 +60%
SPEECHLESS ABC 10/19/2018 0.5 0.8 +0.3 +60%
SUPERNATURAL CW 10/18/2018 0.5 0.8 +0.3 +60%
REL FOX 10/21/2018 0.6 0.8 +0.2 +33%
DATELINE FRI NBC 10/19/2018 0.6 0.8 +0.2 +33%
I FEEL BAD NBC 10/18/2018 0.6 0.8 +0.2 +33%
48 HOURS CBS 10/20/2018 0.5 0.7 +0.2 +40%
FOX CFB – PAC12 PRIME FOX 10/20/2018 0.7 0.7 even +0%
BLACK LIGHTNING CW 10/16/2018 0.3 0.6 +0.3 +100%
FOX COLLEGE SAT-KICK FOX 10/20/2018 0.6 0.6 even +0%
DATELINE MYSTERY NBC 10/20/2018 0.5 0.5 even +0%
ALEC BALDWIN SHOW ABC 10/21/2018 0.3 0.4 +0.1 +33%
CHILD SUPPORT ABC 10/19/2018 0.4 0.4 even +0%
GOOGLE UNDISPUTED SUNDAY FOX 10/21/2018 0.4 0.4 even +0%
ALL AMERICAN CW 10/17/2018 0.2 0.3 +0.1 +50%
DYNASTY CW 10/19/2018 0.2 0.3 +0.1 +50%
CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND CW 10/19/2018 0.1 0.2 +0.1 +100%
CONSTANTINE:LEGEND CONT CW 10/15/2018 0.2 0.2 even +0%

Live+7 Total Viewers

Telecast Network Broadcast Date L+SD Total Viewers (in Millions) L+7 Total Viewers (in Millions) Actual Gain % Gain
THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 10/18/2018 12230 16787 +4557 +37%
NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NBC 10/21/2018 16060 16143 +83 +1%
NCIS CBS 10/16/2018 11871 15700 +3829 +32%
60 MINUTES CBS 10/21/2018 14082 14616 +534 +4%
THIS IS US NBC 10/16/2018 8925 14433 +5508 +62%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 10/18/2018 11001 14375 +3374 +31%
MANIFEST NBC 10/15/2018 7468 14353 +6885 +92%
THE CONNERS ABC 10/16/2018 10568 13651 +3083 +29%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 10/19/2018 8467 13106 +4639 +55%
FBI CBS 10/16/2018 9312 12822 +3510 +38%
THE GOOD DOCTOR ABC 10/15/2018 6715 12493 +5778 +86%
THE VOICE-MON NBC 10/15/2018 9992 11847 +1855 +19%
NEW AMSTERDAM NBC 10/16/2018 6273 11618 +5345 +85%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 10/17/2018 7883 11528 +3645 +46%
BULL CBS 10/15/2018 6479 11467 +4988 +77%
SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK NBC 10/21/2018 11325 11351 +26 +0%
NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 10/21/2018 8355 11045 +2690 +32%
CHICAGO MED NBC 10/17/2018 7727 10914 +3187 +41%
THE VOICE-TUE NBC 10/16/2018 8991 10822 +1831 +20%
GOD FRIENDED ME CBS 10/21/2018 8869 10820 +1951 +22%
CHICAGO PD NBC 10/17/2018 6956 10796 +3840 +55%
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 10/16/2018 7248 10712 +3464 +48%
MOM CBS 10/18/2018 8126 10424 +2298 +28%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 10/19/2018 7488 10118 +2630 +35%
911 FOX 10/15/2018 5880 10090 +4210 +72%
THE ROOKIE ABC 10/16/2018 5427 9687 +4260 +78%
SURVIVOR CBS 10/17/2018 7223 9490 +2267 +31%
LAST MAN STANDING FOX 10/19/2018 6284 9219 +2935 +47%
FOX+NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL FOX 10/18/2018 9125 9204 +79 +1%
FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3 NBC 10/21/2018 8864 8867 +3 +0%
MURPHY BROWN CBS 10/18/2018 6396 8793 +2397 +37%
S.W.A.T. CBS 10/18/2018 5495 8650 +3155 +57%
MADAM SECRETARY CBS 10/21/2018 5807 8627 +2820 +49%
SEAL TEAM CBS 10/17/2018 5423 8578 +3155 +58%
DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 10/15/2018 6890 8187 +1297 +19%
CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 10/17/2018 4419 8042 +3623 +82%
THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT ABC 10/16/2018 6524 8014 +1490 +23%
THE NEIGHBORHOOD CBS 10/15/2018 6335 7847 +1512 +24%
MAGNUM P.I. CBS 10/15/2018 5483 7768 +2285 +42%
MACGYVER CBS 10/19/2018 6012 7583 +1571 +26%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 10/17/2018 5031 7531 +2500 +50%
THE RESIDENT FOX 10/15/2018 4682 7436 +2754 +59%
EMPIRE FOX 10/17/2018 5218 7250 +2032 +39%
LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 10/18/2018 3955 7112 +3157 +80%
A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ABC 10/17/2018 3336 6823 +3487 +105%
STATION 19 ABC 10/18/2018 4157 6404 +2247 +54%
SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ABC 10/20/2018 6302 6344 +42 +1%
THE GOLDBERGS ABC 10/17/2018 4897 6316 +1419 +29%
THE COOL KIDS FOX 10/19/2018 4642 6251 +1609 +35%
FOX+NFLN THU NT PRE-KICK FOX 10/18/2018 5920 5941 +21 +0%
WILL & GRACE NBC 10/18/2018 3364 5850 +2486 +74%
DANCING W/STARS:JUNIORS ABC 10/21/2018 4866 5815 +949 +20%
AMER FUNN HM VIDEOS-7PM ABC 10/21/2018 5431 5742 +311 +6%
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 10/17/2018 4171 5588 +1417 +34%
FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 2 NBC 10/21/2018 5563 5566 +3 +0%
BLACK-ISH ABC 10/16/2018 4099 5555 +1456 +36%
LETHAL WEAPON FOX 10/16/2018 2861 5526 +2665 +93%
HAPPY TOGETHER CBS 10/15/2018 4685 5334 +649 +14%
SHARK TANK ABC 10/21/2018 3905 5111 +1206 +31%
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER ABC 10/18/2018 2744 5110 +2366 +86%
STAR FOX 10/17/2018 3755 5039 +1284 +34%
SINGLE PARENTS ABC 10/17/2018 3477 4870 +1393 +40%
DATELINE FRI NBC 10/19/2018 3797 4783 +986 +26%
48 HOURS CBS 10/20/2018 3847 4781 +934 +24%
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER ABC 10/16/2018 3322 4765 +1443 +43%
THE GOOD PLACE NBC 10/18/2018 2722 4467 +1745 +64%
SUPERSTORE NBC 10/18/2018 3166 4392 +1226 +39%
20/20-FRI ABC 10/19/2018 2923 4014 +1091 +37%
BLINDSPOT NBC 10/19/2018 2518 3989 +1471 +58%
HELL’S KITCHEN FOX 10/19/2018 2545 3971 +1426 +56%
SNFTBL NISSAN PRE-GAME ABC 10/20/2018 3932 3934 +2 +0%
DATELINE MYSTERY NBC 10/20/2018 3437 3744 +307 +9%
THE SIMPSONS FOX 10/21/2018 2955 3649 +694 +23%
FRESH OFF THE BOAT ABC 10/19/2018 2866 3648 +782 +27%
FAMILY GUY FOX 10/21/2018 2571 3641 +1070 +42%
BOB’S BURGERS FOX 10/21/2018 2802 3539 +737 +26%
THE GIFTED FOX 10/16/2018 1934 3284 +1350 +70%
FLASH CW 10/16/2018 1686 3266 +1580 +94%
SPEECHLESS ABC 10/19/2018 2305 3223 +918 +40%
I FEEL BAD NBC 10/18/2018 2199 2952 +753 +34%
FOX CFB – PAC12 PRIME FOX 10/20/2018 2597 2619 +22 +1%
RIVERDALE CW 10/17/2018 1278 2560 +1282 +100%
SUPERNATURAL CW 10/18/2018 1535 2487 +952 +62%
CHARMED CW 10/21/2018 1324 2456 +1132 +85%
SUPERGIRL CW 10/21/2018 1342 2383 +1041 +78%
ARROW CW 10/15/2018 1429 2349 +920 +64%
ALEC BALDWIN SHOW ABC 10/21/2018 1963 2238 +275 +14%
CHILD SUPPORT ABC 10/19/2018 1901 2188 +287 +15%
FOX COLLEGE SAT-KICK FOX 10/20/2018 2086 2099 +13 +1%
REL FOX 10/21/2018 1452 1877 +425 +29%
BLACK LIGHTNING CW 10/16/2018 1024 1691 +667 +65%
GOOGLE UNDISPUTED SUNDAY FOX 10/21/2018 1237 1317 +80 +6%
ALL AMERICAN CW 10/17/2018 609 984 +375 +62%
DYNASTY CW 10/19/2018 614 881 +267 +43%
CONSTANTINE:LEGEND CONT CW 10/15/2018 552 683 +131 +24%
CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND CW 10/19/2018 385 577 +192 +50%

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