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11.13.2015

WITH L+3, “THE BIG BANG THEORY,” “BLUE BLOODS” AND “ELEMENTARY” TOP VIEWER LIFTS

“The Big Bang Theory,” “Criminal Minds,” “Supergirl,” “Limitless” and “Scorpion” Among Adult 18-49 Gainers

        THE BIG BANG THEORY, BLUE BLOODS, ELEMENTARY and SCORPION posted CBS’s biggest live +3-day lifts among viewers, while THE BIG BANG THEORY, CRIMINAL MINDS, SUPERGIRL, LIMITLESS and SCORPION were the big gainers in adults 18-49, according to Nielsen live +3-day ratings for the week ending Nov. 8, Week Seven of the 2015-2016 season.

      Among viewers, posting the week’s biggest L+3 lifts were THE BIG BANG THEORY (+4.15m), BLUE BLOODS (+3.51m) and the season premiere of ELEMENTARY (+3.10m).

      CBS’s adult 18-49 leaders were THE BIG BANG THEORY (+1.7), CRIMINAL MINDS (+0.9) and SUPERGIRL, LIMITLESS and SCORPION all adding +0.8.

 

Top L+3 Viewer Rankings and Lifts for Week 7:

 

Primetime Weekly Rank - Live+3 vs. Live+SD - TOTAL VIEWERS

 

 

 

 

Source: Nielsen NPM,   LIVE+SD, LIVE+3 (11/02/2015 - 11/08/2015)   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Live+SD Rank

Live+3 Rank

Program Title

Network

LIVE+SD PER2+ (000)

LIVE+3 PER2+ (000)

Percent Lift

Actual Lift (000)

 

1

1

NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

NBC

23,047

23,134

0%

87

 

2

2

NCIS

CBS

17,975

20,635

15%

2,660

 

5

3

BIG BANG THEORY, THE

CBS

14,811

18,962

28%

4,151

 

3

4

SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK

NBC

16,892

16,942

0%

50

 

6

5

NCIS: NEW ORLEANS

CBS

14,149

16,130

14%

1,981

 

4

6

60 MINUTES

CBS

15,764

16,097

2%

333

 

11

7

EMPIRE

FOX

11,677

15,441

32%

3,764

 

7

8

CMA AWARDS

ABC

13,620

14,993

10%

1,373

 

13

9

BLUE BLOODS

CBS

10,899

14,412

32%

3,513

 

10

10

VOICE

NBC

12,059

14,055

17%

1,996

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

11

DANCING WITH THE STARS

ABC

12,087

13,383

11%

1,296

 

8

12

FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3

NBC

13,100

13,103

0%

3

 

14

13

MADAM SECRETARY

CBS

10,590

12,452

18%

1,862

 

15

14

SCORPION

CBS

9,507

12,422

31%

2,915

 

26

15

BLINDSPOT

NBC

8,017

12,409

55%

4,392

 

19

16

GREY'S ANATOMY

ABC

8,504

11,461

35%

2,957

 

17

17

HAWAII FIVE-0

CBS

8,850

11,381

29%

2,531

 

25

18

SCANDAL

ABC

8,026

11,369

42%

3,343

 

16

19

SUPERGIRL

CBS

8,865

11,260

27%

2,395

 

20

20

NCIS: LOS ANGELES

CBS

8,409

11,223

33%

2,814

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

21

HOME DEPOT PRIME CLG FTBL

CBS

11,063

11,119

1%

56

 

24

22

CHICAGO FIRE

NBC

8,109

11,023

36%

2,914

 

29

23

CRIMINAL MINDS

CBS

7,793

10,681

37%

2,888

 

22

24

GOOD WIFE, THE

CBS

8,267

10,575

28%

2,308

 

18

25

SURVIVOR

CBS

8,795

10,535

20%

1,740

 

38

25

BLACKLIST

NBC

6,436

10,535

64%

4,099

 

28

27

LIMITLESS

CBS

7,863

10,304

31%

2,441

 

35

28

HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER

ABC

6,487

9,745

50%

3,258

 

36

29

CHICAGO PD

NBC

6,475

9,441

46%

2,966

 

27

30

LIFE IN PIECES

CBS

7,881

9,217

17%

1,336

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

31

VOICE-TUE

NBC

8,215

9,066

10%

851

 

34

32

LAW AND ORDER:SVU

NBC

6,547

9,033

38%

2,486

 

30

33

MOM

CBS

7,279

8,779

21%

1,500

 

37

34

CODE BLACK

CBS

6,444

8,752

36%

2,308

 

43

35

ELEMENTARY

CBS

5,583

8,682

56%

3,099

 

 

Top L+3 Adult 18-49 Rankings and Lifts for Week 7:

 

Primetime Weekly Rank - Live+3 vs. Live+SD - ADULTS 18-49

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Nielsen NPM,   LIVE+SD, LIVE+3 (11/02/2015 - 11/08/2015)   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Live+SD Rank

Live+3 Rank

Program Title

Network

LIVE+SD A1849 %

LIVE+3 A1849 %

Percent Lift

Actual Lift

 

 

1

1

NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

NBC

8.4

8.4

0%

0.0

 

 

4

2

EMPIRE

FOX

4.6

6.4

39%

1.8

 

 

2

3

SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK

NBC

6.0

6.0

0%

0.0

 

 

6

4

BIG BANG THEORY, THE

CBS

3.7

5.4

46%

1.7

 

 

3

5

FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3

NBC

4.7

4.7

0%

0.0

 

 

5

6

CMA AWARDS

ABC

3.8

4.3

13%

0.5

 

 

8

7

VOICE

NBC

3.3

3.9

18%

0.6

 

 

7

8

HOME DEPOT PRIME CLG FTBL

CBS

3.6

3.7

3%

0.1

 

 

13

8

BLINDSPOT

NBC

2.2

3.7

68%

1.5

 

 

13

8

SCANDAL

ABC

2.2

3.7

68%

1.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

11

GREY'S ANATOMY

ABC

2.3

3.6

57%

1.3

 

 

18

12

HOW TO GET AWAY W/MURDER

ABC

1.9

3.3

74%

1.4

 

 

13

13

SUPERGIRL

CBS

2.2

3.0

36%

0.8

 

 

9

13

FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 2

NBC

3.0

3.0

0%

0.0

 

 

11

15

NCIS

CBS

2.3

2.8

22%

0.5

 

 

10

15

60 MINUTES

CBS

2.7

2.8

4%

0.1

 

 

41

15

QUANTICO

ABC

1.3

2.8

115%

1.5

 

 

18

18

SCORPION

CBS

1.9

2.7

42%

0.8

 

 

16

18

SURVIVOR

CBS

2.0

2.7

35%

0.7

 

 

23

18

CHICAGO FIRE

NBC

1.8

2.7

50%

0.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

35

21

BLACKLIST

NBC

1.4

2.6

86%

1.2

 

 

28

22

LAW AND ORDER:SVU

NBC

1.5

2.5

67%

1.0

 

 

28

23

CRIMINAL MINDS

CBS

1.5

2.4

60%

0.9

 

 

 

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