"NCIS" SURPASSES "SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL" AS THE MOST-WATCHED BROADCAST IN WEEK THREE WITH LIVE +7-DAY LIFT
"The Big Bang Theory" and "NCIS: New Orleans" Also Leap Ahead of Sunday Football
"The Big Bang Theory" is the #1 Broadcast in Adults 18-49
NCIS moved ahead of "Sunday Night Football" as the week's #1 broadcast, according to Nielsen Live +7-day ratings for Week 3, Oct. 6-12.
With Live +7-day ratings, NCIS gained +4.31m, up +25% to 21.61m from its live plus same day average of 17.30m, overtaking "Sunday Night Football's" 18.18m. THE BIG BANG THEORY (20.85m, up +4.91m, +31% from 15.94m) and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (18.51m, up +3.10m, +20% from 15.41m) also surpassed "Sunday Night Football."
Among adults 18-49, THE BIG BANG THEORY was the week's #1 broadcast with a 6.8 rating, up +2.2 rating points, +48% from its live plus same day average of 4.6.
CBS had five other series with a viewer lift over three millions viewers: SCORPION (+4.49m), PERSON OF INTEREST (+4.12m), CRIMINAL MINDS (+4.02m), NCIS: LOS ANGELES (+3.54m) and BLUE BLOODS (+3.14m).
Top 10 Programs for the Week of Oct. 6-12 with L+7 Lift
1. NCIS 21.61m
2. THE BIG BANG THEORY 20.85m
3. NCIS: NEW ORLEANS 18.51m
4. NBC Sunday Night Football 18.18m
5. SCORPION 16.542m
6. Blacklist 16.537m
7. How to Get Away With Murder 16.31m
8. CBS+NFLN THURS NIGHT FOOTBALL 16.14m
9. Modern Family 15.18m
10. Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick 14.86m