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Live+3 Ratings for Week of April 1: ‘This Is Us’ Finale Narrowly Tops ‘Big Bang Theory’

The season 3 finale of “This Is Us” came out on top in in a close-fought delayed ratings contest with “The Big Bang Theory.”

The NBC show, which aired its finale on April 2, was the top-rated scripted show in Live+3 ratings for the week of April 1, after it received a 68% bump from a 1.9 to a 3.2 rating. The finale’s Live+Same Day total viewership of 8.05 million viewers was the highest for the show since Jan. 22, and the drama finished up as the top-rated drama on network TV with an average rating of 2.0 for its third season.

Very close behind in Live+3 was “The Big Bang Theory,” which beat the NBC drama in same day numbers at a 2.0 rating, but then only increased by 50% to a 3.0 rating. The two shows were solidly ahead of “Grey’s Anatomy” which finished with a 2.4 rating.

Read the full week’s rankings below.

Live+3 Adults 18-49

Telecast Network Broadcast Date Live+SD A18-49 Live+3 A18-49 Actual Increase % Increase
CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMP SA-2 CBS 04/06/19 4.0 4.1 +0.1 +2%
CBS NCAA BSKBL-BRIDGE CBS 04/06/19 3.5 3.5 even +0%
THIS IS US NBC 04/02/19 1.9 3.2 +1.3 +68%
CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMP-SA-1 CBS 04/06/19 3.1 3.1 even +0%
BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 04/04/19 2.0 3.0 +1.0 +50%
GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 04/04/19 1.5 2.4 +0.9 +60%
911 FOX 04/01/19 1.3 2.2 +0.9 +69%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 04/04/19 1.5 2.2 +0.7 +47%
SURVIVOR CBS 04/03/19 1.5 2.0 +0.5 +33%
VOICE NBC 04/01/19 1.5 1.9 +0.4 +27%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 04/03/19 1.1 1.8 +0.7 +64%
CHICAGO PD NBC 04/03/19 1.0 1.7 +0.7 +70%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 04/03/19 1.1 1.7 +0.6 +55%
EMPIRE FOX 04/03/19 1.2 1.7 +0.5 +42%
ACM AWARDS CBS 04/07/19 1.6 1.7 +0.1 +6%
LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 04/04/19 0.8 1.5 +0.7 +88%
CHICAGO MED NBC 04/03/19 1.0 1.5 +0.5 +50%
MOM CBS 04/04/19 1.1 1.5 +0.4 +36%
NCIS CBS 04/02/19 1.1 1.5 +0.4 +36%
STATION 19 ABC 04/04/19 0.9 1.4 +0.5 +56%
RESIDENT, THE FOX 04/01/19 0.9 1.4 +0.5 +56%
AMERICAN IDOL-SUN ABC 04/07/19 1.0 1.4 +0.4 +40%
AMERICAN IDOL-MON ABC 04/01/19 1.1 1.4 +0.3 +27%
GOLDBERGS, THE ABC 04/03/19 1.1 1.4 +0.3 +27%
ROOKIE, THE ABC 04/02/19 0.7 1.3 +0.6 +86%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 04/05/19 0.8 1.3 +0.5 +63%
SUPERSTORE NBC 04/04/19 0.8 1.3 +0.5 +63%
FBI CBS 04/02/19 0.9 1.3 +0.4 +44%
NEIGHBORHOOD, THE CBS 04/01/19 1.0 1.3 +0.3 +30%
STAR FOX 04/03/19 1.0 1.3 +0.3 +30%
ELLENS GAME OF GAMES NBC 04/02/19 1.2 1.3 +0.1 +8%
S.W.A.T. CBS 04/04/19 0.7 1.2 +0.5 +71%
WILL & GRACE NBC 04/04/19 0.7 1.2 +0.5 +71%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 04/05/19 0.8 1.2 +0.4 +50%
ENEMY WITHIN NBC 04/01/19 0.8 1.2 +0.4 +50%
BLACKLIST NBC 04/05/19 0.5 1.1 +0.6 +120%
SEAL TEAM CBS 04/03/19 0.6 1.1 +0.5 +83%
SINGLE PARENTS ABC 04/03/19 0.7 1.1 +0.4 +57%
SHARK TANK-SUN 10:01PM ABC 04/07/19 0.8 1.1 +0.3 +38%
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 04/02/19 0.8 1.1 +0.3 +38%
WHISKEY CAVALIER ABC 04/03/19 0.6 1.0 +0.4 +67%
BULL CBS 04/01/19 0.6 1.0 +0.4 +67%
GOOD GIRLS NBC 04/07/19 0.6 1.0 +0.4 +67%
BLACK-ISH ABC 04/02/19 0.7 1.0 +0.3 +43%
MAGNUM P.I. CBS 04/01/19 0.7 1.0 +0.3 +43%
MASTERCHEF JUNIOR FOX 04/02/19 0.7 1.0 +0.3 +43%
VILLAGE NBC 04/02/19 0.7 1.0 +0.3 +43%
WORLD OF DANCE NBC 04/07/19 0.7 1.0 +0.3 +43%
SCHOOLED ABC 04/03/19 0.8 1.0 +0.2 +25%
MAN WITH A PLAN CBS 04/01/19 0.8 1.0 +0.2 +25%
BOB’S BURGERS FOX 04/07/19 0.8 1.0 +0.2 +25%
FOR THE PEOPLE ABC 04/04/19 0.5 0.9 +0.4 +80%
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER ABC 04/02/19 0.6 0.9 +0.3 +50%
MACGYVER CBS 04/05/19 0.6 0.9 +0.3 +50%
FAM CBS 04/04/19 0.7 0.9 +0.2 +29%
COOL KIDS, THE FOX 04/05/19 0.7 0.9 +0.2 +29%
AMER FUNN HM VIDEOS-7PM ABC 04/07/19 0.8 0.9 +0.1 +13%
MILLION DOLLAR MILE CBS 04/03/19 0.8 0.9 +0.1 +13%
60 MINUTES CBS 04/07/19 0.9 0.9 even +0%
DATELINE FRI NBC 04/05/19 0.5 0.8 +0.3 +60%
FRESH OFF THE BOAT ABC 04/05/19 0.6 0.8 +0.2 +33%
20/20-FRI ABC 04/05/19 0.7 0.8 +0.1 +14%
SIMPSONS FOX 04/07/19 0.7 0.8 +0.1 +14%
BLINDSPOT NBC 04/05/19 0.4 0.7 +0.3 +75%
FIX, THE ABC 04/01/19 0.5 0.7 +0.2 +40%
SPEECHLESS ABC 04/05/19 0.5 0.7 +0.2 +40%
A.P. BIO NBC 04/04/19 0.5 0.7 +0.2 +40%
MENTAL SAMURAI FOX 04/02/19 0.6 0.7 +0.1 +17%
SUPERNATURAL CW 04/04/19 0.3 0.6 +0.3 +100%
PROVEN INNOCENT FOX 04/05/19 0.4 0.6 +0.2 +50%
ABBYS NBC 04/04/19 0.5 0.6 +0.1 +20%
DCS LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 04/01/19 0.2 0.5 +0.3 +150%
JANE THE VIRGIN CW 04/03/19 0.2 0.4 +0.2 +100%
DATELINE MYSTERY-1 NBC 04/06/19 0.4 0.4 even +0%
DATELINE MYSTERY-2 NBC 04/06/19 0.4 0.4 even +0%
PGAT VALERO TEXAS OPEN-SU NBC 04/07/19 0.4 0.4 even +0%
IN THE DARK CW 04/04/19 0.2 0.3 +0.1 +50%
CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND CW 04/05/19 0.1 0.2 +0.1 +100%
CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND-4/5 CW 04/05/19 0.2 0.2 even +0%
PENN&TELLR-APR FOOL US DY CW 04/01/19 0.2 0.2 even +0%

Live+3 Total Viewers

Telecast Network Broadcast Date Live+SD Total Viewers (in millions) Live+3 Total Viewers (in millions) Actual Increase % Increase
CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMP SA-2 CBS 04/06/19 15,894 16,043 +149 +1%
BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 04/04/19 12,225 15,633 +3408 +28%
NCIS CBS 04/02/19 11,898 14,481 +2583 +22%
CBS NCAA BSKBL-BRIDGE CBS 04/06/19 13,804 13,867 +63 +0%
YOUNG SHELDON CBS 04/04/19 10,508 13,137 +2629 +25%
CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMP-SA-1 CBS 04/06/19 13,010 13,065 +55 +0%
THIS IS US NBC 04/02/19 8,233 12,340 +4107 +50%
FBI CBS 04/02/19 9,083 11,738 +2655 +29%
BLUE BLOODS CBS 04/05/19 7,904 11,723 +3819 +48%
CHICAGO FIRE NBC 04/03/19 8,247 10,827 +2580 +31%
ACM AWARDS CBS 04/07/19 9,932 10,653 +721 +7%
CHICAGO MED NBC 04/03/19 7,964 10,185 +2221 +28%
VOICE NBC 04/01/19 8,517 10,091 +1574 +18%
60 MINUTES CBS 04/07/19 9,514 9,936 +422 +4%
CHICAGO PD NBC 04/03/19 6,866 9,827 +2961 +43%
BULL CBS 04/01/19 6,787 9,705 +2918 +43%
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 04/02/19 7,147 9,651 +2504 +35%
HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 04/05/19 6,848 9,354 +2506 +37%
911 FOX 04/01/19 6,163 9,351 +3188 +52%
MOM CBS 04/04/19 7,614 9,317 +1703 +22%
GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 04/04/19 6,860 9,203 +2343 +34%
SURVIVOR CBS 04/03/19 7,425 9,184 +1759 +24%
AMERICAN IDOL-MON ABC 04/01/19 6,234 7,662 +1428 +23%
AMERICAN IDOL-SUN ABC 04/07/19 6,124 7,558 +1434 +23%
MAGNUM P.I. CBS 04/01/19 5,541 7,312 +1771 +32%
S.W.A.T. CBS 04/04/19 4,734 7,297 +2563 +54%
RESIDENT, THE FOX 04/01/19 5,281 7,213 +1932 +37%
NEIGHBORHOOD, THE CBS 04/01/19 6,142 7,195 +1053 +17%
STATION 19 ABC 04/04/19 5,262 7,083 +1821 +35%
ROOKIE, THE ABC 04/02/19 3,851 6,948 +3097 +80%
MACGYVER CBS 04/05/19 5,573 6,947 +1374 +25%
SEAL TEAM CBS 04/03/19 3,731 6,611 +2880 +77%
ENEMY WITHIN NBC 04/01/19 4,383 6,529 +2146 +49%
MODERN FAMILY ABC 04/03/19 4,336 6,455 +2119 +49%
BLACKLIST NBC 04/05/19 3,621 6,370 +2749 +76%
LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 04/04/19 3,936 6,312 +2376 +60%
MAN WITH A PLAN CBS 04/01/19 5,320 6,142 +822 +15%
ELLENS GAME OF GAMES NBC 04/02/19 5,259 5,728 +469 +9%
VILLAGE NBC 04/02/19 4,118 5,678 +1560 +38%
FAM CBS 04/04/19 4,794 5,640 +846 +18%
WHISKEY CAVALIER ABC 04/03/19 3,121 5,498 +2377 +76%
AMER FUNN HM VIDEOS-7PM ABC 04/07/19 5,159 5,394 +235 +5%
EMPIRE FOX 04/03/19 4,125 5,352 +1227 +30%
GOLDBERGS, THE ABC 04/03/19 4,393 5,251 +858 +20%
20/20-FRI ABC 04/05/19 3,925 4,716 +791 +20%
FIX, THE ABC 04/01/19 2,985 4,633 +1648 +55%
WILL & GRACE NBC 04/04/19 2,988 4,614 +1626 +54%
SHARK TANK-SUN 10:01PM ABC 04/07/19 3,697 4,577 +880 +24%
DATELINE FRI NBC 04/05/19 3,240 4,500 +1260 +39%
FOR THE PEOPLE ABC 04/04/19 3,067 4,480 +1413 +46%
COOL KIDS, THE FOX 04/05/19 3,464 4,449 +985 +28%
STAR FOX 04/03/19 3,396 4,266 +870 +26%
WORLD OF DANCE NBC 04/07/19 3,243 4,168 +925 +29%
SCHOOLED ABC 04/03/19 3,400 4,025 +625 +18%
BLINDSPOT NBC 04/05/19 2,893 4,013 +1120 +39%
SUPERSTORE NBC 04/04/19 3,076 3,983 +907 +29%
SINGLE PARENTS ABC 04/03/19 3,078 3,862 +784 +25%
GOOD GIRLS NBC 04/07/19 2,389 3,729 +1340 +56%
FRESH OFF THE BOAT ABC 04/05/19 3,049 3,660 +611 +20%
MILLION DOLLAR MILE CBS 04/03/19 3,258 3,612 +354 +11%
MASTERCHEF JUNIOR FOX 04/02/19 2,739 3,574 +835 +30%
BLACK-ISH ABC 04/02/19 2,725 3,454 +729 +27%
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER ABC 04/02/19 2,285 3,120 +835 +37%
DATELINE MYSTERY-2 NBC 04/06/19 2,823 3,119 +296 +10%
PROVEN INNOCENT FOX 04/05/19 1,701 3,024 +1323 +78%
DATELINE MYSTERY-1 NBC 04/06/19 2,735 2,938 +203 +7%
SPEECHLESS ABC 04/05/19 2,280 2,829 +549 +24%
PGAT VALERO TEXAS OPEN-SU NBC 04/07/19 2,731 2,739 +8 +0%
ABBYS NBC 04/04/19 2,056 2,593 +537 +26%
A.P. BIO NBC 04/04/19 1,907 2,339 +432 +23%
BOB’S BURGERS FOX 04/07/19 1,766 2,240 +474 +27%
MENTAL SAMURAI FOX 04/02/19 1,845 2,078 +233 +13%
SUPERNATURAL CW 04/04/19 1,249 1,960 +711 +57%
SIMPSONS FOX 04/07/19 1,614 1,910 +296 +18%
DCS LEGENDS OF TOMORROW CW 04/01/19 917 1,477 +560 +61%
IN THE DARK CW 04/04/19 867 1,133 +266 +31%
JANE THE VIRGIN CW 04/03/19 610 1,044 +434 +71%
PENN&TELLR-APR FOOL US DY CW 04/01/19 736 937 +201 +27%
CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND-4/5 CW 04/05/19 499 626 +127 +25%
CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND CW 04/05/19 381 467 +86 +23%

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