Monday, September 26, 2016

Live+3 Ratings - 'Designated Survivor' Posts Highest Gains for Any New Show in Premiere Week So Far

For September 21, 2016, ABC's Designated Survivor posted the highest gains after 3 days of DVR usage with a 1.5 - followed by FOX's Empire (1.3), ABC's Modern Family (1.2) and NBC's Law & Order: SVU (1.1).

Designated Survivor had the highest viewership gains with 4.917 million viewers - followed by Empire (3.059), FOX's Lethal Weapon (2.958) and NBC's Chicago P.D. (2.955).


The Live+3 Gains by Rating for September 21, 2016


Show
Network
Live+SD Rating
Live+3 Rating
Percent Change
Points Gained
1
Designated Survivor
ABC
2.2
3.7
+68%
1.5
2
Empire
FOX
4.2
5.5
+31%
1.3
3
Modern Family
ABC
2.6
3.8
+46%
1.2
4
Law & Order: SVU
NBC
1.8
2.9
+61%
1.1
5
Chicago P.D.
NBC
1.6
2.4
+50%
0.8
6
Lethal Weapon
FOX
2.2
2.9
+32%
0.7
7
black-ish
ABC
2.0
2.7
+35%
0.7
8
Blindspot
NBC
1.3
2.0
+54%
0.7
9
Big Brother
CBS
2.0
2.6
+30%
0.6
10
The Goldbergs
ABC
2.0
2.6
+30%
0.6
11
Speechless
ABC
2.0
2.6
+30%
0.6
12
Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X
CBS
2.3
2.8
+22%
0.5


The Live+3 Gains by Viewership for September 21, 2016


Show
Network
Live+SD Viewers
Live+3 Viewers
Percent Change
Viewers Gained
1
Designated Survivor
ABC
10.400
15.317
+53%
4.917
2
Empire
FOX
10.868
13.927
+28%
3.059
3
Lethal Weapon
FOX
7.932
10.890
+27%
2.958
4
Chicago P.D.
NBC
6.874
9.829
+40%
2.955
5
Modern Family
ABC
8.238
11.111
+35%
2.873
6
Law & Order: SVU
NBC
7.818
10.531
+35%
2.713
7
Blindspot
NBC
6.082
8.284
+36%
2.202
8
black-ish
ABC
6.394
8.417
+32%
2.023
9
Speechless
ABC
7.384
9.165
+24%
1.781
10
Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X
CBS
9.449
11.138
+18%
1.689
11
The Goldbergs
ABC
6.900
8.351
+21%
1.451
12
Big Brother
CBS
6.308
7.721
+22%
1.413



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.