Saturday, September 10, 2016

Live+3 Ratings - 'Big Brother' Wins Week in Rating and Viewer Growth; 'Bachelor in Paradise' & 'MasterChef' Also Strong

For the week of August 29 - September 4, 2016, CBS' Big Brother posted the highest gains after 3 days of DVR usage with a 0.7 - followed by ABC's Bachelor in Paradise (0.5), FOX's MasterChef (0.5) and NBC's America's Got Talent (0.4).

Big Brother had the highest viewership gains with 1.652 million viewers - followed by America's Got Talent (1.583), NBC's The Night Shift (1.532) and NBC's Better Late Than Never (1.361).


The Live+3 Gains by Rating for August 29 - September 4, 2016


Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+3 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
Big Brother - Sunday
CBS
1.4
2.1
+50%
0.7
2
Big Brother - Thursday
CBS
1.6
2.2
+38%
0.6
3
Bachelor in Paradise - Monday
ABC
1.6
2.1
+31%
0.5
4
MasterChef - 9PM
FOX
1.4
1.9
+36%
0.5
5
Bachelor in Paradise - Tuesday
ABC
1.4
1.9
+36%
0.5
6
MasterChef - 8PM
FOX
1.3
1.8
+38%
0.5
7
America’s Got Talent - Tuesday
NBC
2.6
3.0
+15%
0.4
8
America’s Got Talent - Wednesday
NBC
2.0
2.4
+20%
0.4
9
Big Brother - Wednesday
CBS
1.9
2.3
+21%
0.4
10
The Night Shift (Finale)
NBC
1.0
1.4
+40%
0.4
11
American Ninja Warrior
NBC
1.9
2.2
+16%
0.3
12
Better Late Than Never
NBC
1.6
1.9
+19%
0.3
13
Zoo
CBS
0.7
1.0
+43%
0.3
14
Mistresses
ABC
0.6
0.9
+50%
0.3
15
Running Wild with Bear Grylls
NBC
1.4
1.6
+14%
0.2
16
20|20
ABC
0.7
0.9
+29%
0.2
17
BattleBots (Finale)
ABC
0.6
0.8
+33%
0.2
18
American Gothic
CBS
0.5
0.7
+40%
0.2


The Live+3 Gains by Viewership for August 29 - September 4, 2016


Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+3 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
Big Brother - Sunday
CBS
5.153
6.805
+32%
1.652
2
America’s Got Talent - Tuesday
NBC
12.282
13.865
+13%
1.583
3
America’s Got Talent - Wednesday
NBC
10.503
12.040
+15%
1.537
4
The Night Shift (Finale)
NBC
5.427
6.959
+28%
1.532
5
Big Brother - Thursday
CBS
4.978
6.404
+29%
1.426
6
Better Late Than Never
NBC
7.327
8.688
+19%
1.361
7
MasterChef - 8PM
FOX
4.204
5.509
+31%
1.305
8
MasterChef - 9PM
FOX
4.133
5.437
+32%
1.304
9
Zoo
CBS
4.675
5.873
+26%
1.198
10
Bachelor in Paradise - Tuesday
ABC
5.039
6.190
+23%
1.151
11
Bachelor in Paradise - Monday
ABC
5.461
6.603
+21%
1.142
12
Big Brother - Wednesday
CBS
6.292
7.357
+17%
1.065
13
American Gothic
CBS
2.511
3.473
+38%
0.962
14
BrainDead
CBS
2.333
3.219
+38%
0.886
15
Mistresses
ABC
2.737
3.573
+31%
0.836
16
American Ninja Warrior
NBC
7.006
7.708
+10%
0.702
17
Running Wild with Bear Grylls
NBC
4.293
4.924
+15%
0.631
18
So You Think You Can Dance
FOX
2.566
3.154
+23%
0.588
19
20|20
ABC
3.970
4.480
+13%
0.510
20
Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise
ABC
3.425
3.926
+15%
0.501
21
BattleBots (Finale)
ABC
2.542
3.024
+19%
0.482
22
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
The CW
1.341
1.627
+21%
0.286



NOTE: For the 2016-17 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2832 total million viewers. A18-49 is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled. Live+3 data helps inform the networks which shows have solid audiences after the initial broadcast.