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Delayed Viewing Ratings: ‘Roseanne’ Returns on Top

Roseanne” returned from a two-week break to the top of the delayed viewing charts for week 32 of 2017-2018 broadcast season, which began on April 30.

In adults 18-49, “Roseanne” grew from a 2.6 to a 4.6 rating, an increase of 77% in Live+7. Its nearest competition in that measure was “The Big Bang Theory,” which grew 71% to a 4.1 rating for the week. “Roseanne” was also the biggest gainer in total viewers, growing by 5.7 million to 16.2 million total. “The Big Bang Theory” was again number two in the measure, thought it ultimately had the bigger viewership total. “Big Bang” grew to 17.7 million viewers after seven days, up 4.7 million viewers for a 37% increase.

Elsewhere on broadcast, multiple shows doubled their Live+Same Day demo rating, including “Chicago Fire,” “Modern Family,” “SWAT,” “NCIS,” “Agents of SHIELD,” and “Designated Survivor.”

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 05/01/2018 2.6 4.6 +2.0 +77%
THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 05/03/2018 2.4 4.1 +1.7 +71%
GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 05/03/2018 1.6 3.0 +1.4 +88%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 05/02/2018 1.2 2.4 +1.2 +100%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 05/03/2018 1.9 3.1 +1.2 +63%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 05/03/2018 1.0 2.0 +1.0 +100%
CHICAGO PD NBC 05/02/2018 1.1 2.1 +1.0 +91%
EMPIRE FOX 05/02/2018 1.7 2.6 +0.9 +53%
S.W.A.T. CBS 05/03/2018 0.8 1.6 +0.8 +100%
NCIS CBS 05/01/2018 1.2 2.0 +0.8 +67%
FLASH CW 05/01/2018 0.6 1.4 +0.8 +133%
CHICAGO MED NBC 05/01/2018 1.0 1.8 +0.8 +80%
LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 05/02/2018 1.2 2.0 +0.8 +67%
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE ABC 05/02/2018 0.9 1.6 +0.7 +78%
STATION 19 ABC 05/03/2018 1.0 1.7 +0.7 +70%
THE RESIDENT FOX 04/30/2018 0.8 1.5 +0.7 +88%
MARVEL AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D ABC 05/04/2018 0.4 1.0 +0.6 +150%
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 05/02/2018 0.6 1.2 +0.6 +100%
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER ABC 05/01/2018 1.1 1.7 +0.6 +55%
THE GOLDBERGS ABC 05/02/2018 1.2 1.8 +0.6 +50%
THE MIDDLE ABC 05/01/2018 1.5 2.1 +0.6 +40%
CODE BLACK CBS 05/02/2018 0.6 1.2 +0.6 +100%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 05/04/2018 0.7 1.3 +0.6 +86%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 05/04/2018 0.7 1.3 +0.6 +86%
NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 05/06/2018 0.8 1.4 +0.6 +75%

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 05/01/2018 10428 16155 +5727 +55%
THE BIG BANG THEORY CBS 05/03/2018 12932 17666 +4734 +37%
NCIS CBS 05/01/2018 12357 16745 +4388 +36%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 05/04/2018 7777 11819 +4042 +52%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 05/03/2018 5545 9494 +3949 +71%
CHICAGO PD NBC 05/02/2018 5882 9783 +3901 +66%
BULL CBS 05/01/2018 10375 14273 +3898 +38%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 05/03/2018 11671 15440 +3769 +32%
CHICAGO MED NBC 05/01/2018 5844 9506 +3662 +63%
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 05/01/2018 8133 11680 +3547 +44%
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR ABC 05/02/2018 3363 6909 +3546 +105%
S.W.A.T. CBS 05/03/2018 5091 8535 +3444 +68%
GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 05/03/2018 6664 10102 +3438 +52%
SEAL TEAM CBS 05/02/2018 5663 8802 +3139 +55%
CODE BLACK CBS 05/02/2018 4902 7908 +3006 +61%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 05/02/2018 4588 7392 +2804 +61%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 05/04/2018 7039 9784 +2745 +39%
LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 05/02/2018 6112 8842 +2730 +45%
THE RESIDENT FOX 04/30/2018 3910 6613 +2703 +69%
BLACKLIST NBC 05/02/2018 5524 8214 +2690 +49%
NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 05/06/2018 7712 10386 +2674 +35%
MADAM SECRETARY CBS 05/06/2018 5909 8465 +2556 +43%
ELEMENTARY CBS 04/30/2018 4738 7242 +2504 +53%
LETHAL WEAPON FOX 05/01/2018 3076 5501 +2425 +79%
MOM CBS 05/03/2018 8635 11021 +2386 +28%

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