Sunday, February 26, 2017

Broadcast Rankings - CBS Wins the Week; 'The Big Bang Theory,' 'The Grammy Awards' and 'NBA Basketball' are Top Shows

For the week of February 19-25, 2017, CBS was the highest rated broadcast network with an average of 1.457 - followed by ABC (1.318), NBC (1.288), FOX (1.228) and The CW (0.627).

CBS' The Big Bang Theory was the highest rated scripted series with a 3.288, CBS' The 59th Annual Grammy Awards was the highest rated unscripted series with a 7.800, and ABC's NBA Basketball was the highest rated sporting event with a 1.220.

The networks air numerous original programming during primetime throughout the week. This list is a compilation of all of an individual series' ratings in the Adults 18-49 demographic as reported on a Live+SD basis for the season. It's not the most accurate way to determine the total audience and the demographic for an individual series, but it is the statistic that is reported for all the series that air on the broadcast networks. Plus, it keeps the list in its totality on the same level of analysis. However, it's important to recognize that most networks won't base their renewal and cancellation decisions solely on the show's initial number. Now, it's becoming more popular that they'll look at how it performs in delayed viewing across the few days after broadcast.

Each show currently listed aired a new episode in the current week. A series will stay on the list an additional week if it didn't air during the current week. If it misses the next as well, it will be removed from the list. A blue highlight is the identifier of a series that is at risk of being removed from the list in the following week. The number associated to the overall network is a compilation of all the season ratings of every series that aired on the network during the week.

Broadcast Network Rankings


Network
18-49 Rating
1
CBS
1.457
2
ABC
1.318
3
NBC
1.288
4
FOX
1.228
5
The CW
0.627


Scripted Shows


Show
Network
18-49 Rating
1
The Big Bang Theory
CBS
3.288
2
This Is Us
NBC
2.619
3
24: Legacy
FOX
2.450
4
Modern Family
ABC
2.250
5
Grey’s Anatomy
ABC
2.193
6
The Simpsons
FOX
2.064
7
The Goldbergs
ABC
1.833
8
NCIS
CBS
1.831
9
Kevin Can Wait
CBS
1.756
10
Scandal
ABC
1.750
11
Speechless
ABC
1.675
12
Lethal Weapon
FOX
1.613
13
Chicago Fire
NBC
1.607
14
black-ish
ABC
1.594
15
The Middle
ABC
1.580
16
The Great Indoors
CBS
1.557
17
American Housewife
ABC
1.547
18
Bull
CBS
1.527
19
Superior Donuts
CBS
1.475
20
Law & Order: SVU
NBC
1.467
21
Mom
CBS
1.453
22
Criminal Minds
CBS
1.421
23
Chicago P.D.
NBC
1.400

NCIS: Los Angeles
CBS
1.400

Star
FOX
1.400
26
Family Guy
FOX
1.392
27
2 Broke Girls
CBS
1.388
28
Man With a Plan
CBS
1.343
29
The Mick
FOX
1.310
30
How to Get Away With Murder
ABC
1.307

Life in Pieces
CBS
1.307
32
Chicago Med
NBC
1.279
33
Son of Zorn
FOX
1.277
34
Fresh Off the Boat
ABC
1.250
35
Scorpion
CBS
1.235
36
NCIS: New Orleans
CBS
1.213

Superstore
NBC
1.213
38
Hawaii Five-0
CBS
1.211
39
Blue Bloods
CBS
1.206
40
Last Man Standing
ABC
1.178
41
Bob’s Burgers
FOX
1.130
42
MacGyver
CBS
1.118
43
The Flash
The CW
1.115
44
Timeless
NBC
1.106
45
A.P.B.
FOX
1.100

Blindspot
NBC
1.100
47
The Blacklist
NBC
1.060
48
New Girl
FOX
0.953
49
The Real O’Neals
ABC
0.931
50
Dr. Ken
ABC
0.889
51
Powerless
NBC
0.850
52
Bones
FOX
0.813
53
Supergirl
The CW
0.808
54
The Blacklist: Redemption
NBC
0.800

Grimm
NBC
0.800
56
Training Day
CBS
0.775
57
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
ABC
0.747
58
Quantico
ABC
0.731
59
Emerald City
NBC
0.722
60
Doubt
CBS
0.700

The Good Fight
CBS
0.700

Rosewood
FOX
0.700
63
Arrow
The CW
0.686
64
Legends of Tomorrow
The CW
0.683
65
Elementary
CBS
0.679
66
Supernatural
The CW
0.638
67
Sleepy Hollow
FOX
0.538
68
Ransom
CBS
0.450
69
Riverdale
The CW
0.420
70
The 100
The CW
0.400
71
Jane the Virgin
The CW
0.375
72
The Vampire Diaries
The CW
0.364
73
Reign
The CW
0.200


Unscripted Shows


Show
Network
18-49 Rating
1
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards
CBS
7.800
2
The Bachelor
ABC
2.313
3
Grammy Red Carpet Live
CBS
2.100
4
Hunted
CBS
1.717
5
60 Minutes
CBS
1.695
6
The Wall
NBC
1.530
7
American Ninja Warrior
NBC
1.400
8
Shark Tank
ABC
1.222
9
MasterChef Junior
FOX
1.200
10
The New Celebrity Apprentice
NBC
1.071
11
Match Game
ABC
1.033
12
Dateline NBC
NBC
0.924
13
America’s Funniest Home Videos
ABC
0.921
14
20|20
ABC
0.888

To Tell the Truth
ABC
0.888
16
My Kitchen Rules
FOX
0.771
17
The Paley Center Salutes NBC’s 90th Anniversary
NBC
0.700
18
48 Hours
CBS
0.638
19
Tough Mudder: The Challenge Within
The CW
0.200


Live Sporting Events


Show
Network
18-49 Rating
1
NBA Basketball
ABC
1.220
2
NHL Hockey
NBC
0.600
3
NBA Countdown
ABC
0.560
4
Premier Boxing Champions
FOX
0.450