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Live+7 Weekly Ratings: ‘Elementary’ and Jury Battle Back Edition of ‘Big Brother 20’ Top Raw Gains

What follows are the Live + Seven Day rating results for the broadcast network programs for the week of August 27, 2018 [weekly ranking in respective data category noted in brackets]:

Big Brother-Thursday (CBS, Thu. 8/30/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.70 [#1] / +53% [#4] (Live+SD: 1.31; Live+7: 2.00)
• Viewers: +1.796M [#4] / +38.44% [#5] (Live+SD: 4.672M; Live+7: 6.468M)

America’s Got Talent-Tuesday (NBC, Tue. 8/28/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.64 [#2] / +34% [#14] (Live+SD: 1.86; Live+7: 2.50)
• Viewers: +2.576M [#2] / +23.89% [#15] (Live+SD: 10.782M; Live+7: 13.358M)

Big Brother-Sunday (CBS, Sun. 9/02/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.60 [#3] / +47% [#6] (Live+SD: 1.28; Live+7: 1.88)
• Viewers: +1.550M [#5] / +33.18% [#10] (Live+SD: 4.671M; Live+7: 6.221M)

Bachelor in Paradise-Tuesday (ABC, Tue. 8/28/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.56 [#4] / +49% [#5] (Live+SD: 1.13; Live+7: 1.69)
• Viewers: +1.379M [#7] / +33.17% [#11] (Live+SD: 4.157M; Live+7: 5.536M)

Bachelor in Paradise-Monday (ABC, Mon. 8/27/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.51 [#5] / +42% [#9] (Live+SD: 1.23; Live+7: 1.74)
• Viewers: +1.214M [#12] / +26.26% [#14] (Live+SD: 4.623M; Live+7: 5.837M)

Big Brother-Wednesday (CBS, Wed. 8/29/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.50 [#6] / +31% [#17] (Live+SD: 1.60; Live+7: 2.10)
• Viewers: +1.225M [#11] / +21.19% [#17] (Live+SD: 5.780M; Live+7: 7.005M)

World of Dance (NBC, Wed. 8/29/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.48 [#7] / +42% [#9] (Live+SD: 1.13; Live+7: 1.61)
• Viewers: +1.548M [#6] / +30.57% [#12] (Live+SD: 5.064M; Live+7: 6.612M)

Elementary (CBS, Mon. 8/27/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.45 [#8] / +99% [#1] (Live+SD: 0.45; Live+7: 0.90)
• Viewers: +2.625M [#1] / +73.53% [#1] (Live+SD: 3.570M; Live+7: 6.195M)

MasterChef (9:00) (FOX, Wed. 8/29/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.43 [#9] / +44% [#8] (Live+SD: 0.98; Live+7: 1.41)
• Viewers: +1.273M [#9] / +35.74% [#8] (Live+SD: 3.562M; Live+7: 4.835M)

America’s Got Talent-Wednesday (NBC, Wed. 8/29/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.40 [#10] / +26% [#19] (Live+SD: 1.55; Live+7: 1.94)
• Viewers: +1.815M [#3] / +18.32% [#20] (Live+SD: 9.906M; Live+7: 11.721M)

MasterChef (8:00) (FOX, Wed. 8/29/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.40 [#10] / +40% [#11] (Live+SD: 0.98; Live+7: 1.38)
• Viewers: +1.210M [#13] / +37.60% [#6] (Live+SD: 3.218M; Live+7: 4.428M)

Making It (NBC, Tue. 8/28/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.26 [#12] / +33% [#16] (Live+SD: 0.79; Live+7: 1.05)
• Viewers: +0.816M [#16] / +22.31% [#16] (Live+SD: 3.657M; Live+7: 4.473M)

American Ninja Warrior (NBC, Mon. 8/27/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.25 [#13] / +22% [#21] (Live+SD: 1.14; Live+7: 1.39)
• Viewers: +0.779M [#17] / +13.30% [#24] (Live+SD: 5.857M; Live+7: 6.636M)

So You Think You Can Dance (FOX, Mon. 8/27/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.21 [#14] / +34% [#14] (Live+SD: 0.63; Live+7: 0.84)
• Viewers: +0.763M [#18] / +28.43% [#13] (Live+SD: 2.684M; Live+7: 3.447M)

Take Two (10:00) (ABC, Thu. 8/30/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.21 [#14] / +59% [#3] (Live+SD: 0.35; Live+7: 0.56)
• Viewers: +1.298M [#8] / +58.18% [#3] (Live+SD: 2.231M; Live+7: 3.529M)

Take Two (9:00) (S) (ABC, Thu. 8/30/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.19 [#16] / +78% [#2] (Live+SD: 0.25; Live+7: 0.44)
• Viewers: +1.233M [#10] / +62.12% [#2] (Live+SD: 1.985M; Live+7: 3.218M)

Castaways (ABC, Tue. 8/28/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.17 [#17] / +35% [#13] (Live+SD: 0.48; Live+7: 0.65)
• Viewers: +0.824M [#15] / +36.62% [#7] (Live+SD: 2.250M; Live+7: 3.074M)

Salvation (CBS, Mon. 8/27/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.16 [#18] / +46% [#7] (Live+SD: 0.34; Live+7: 0.49)
• Viewers: +0.909M [#14] / +35.42% [#9] (Live+SD: 2.566M; Live+7: 3.475M)

Dateline Friday (NBC, Fri. 8/31/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.11 [#19] / +21% [#22] (Live+SD: 0.50; Live+7: 0.60)
• Viewers: +0.578M [#19] / +19.84% [#18] (Live+SD: 2.913M; Live+7: 3.491M)

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (CW, Mon. 8/27/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.10 [#20] / +31% [#17] (Live+SD: 0.31; Live+7: 0.41)
• Viewers: +0.237M [#32] / +18.57% [#19] (Live+SD: 1.276M; Live+7: 1.513M)

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (CW, Mon. 8/27/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.09 [#21] / +25% [#20] (Live+SD: 0.36; Live+7: 0.45)
• Viewers: +0.285M [#25] / +17.55% [#21] (Live+SD: 1.624M; Live+7: 1.909M)

TKO: Total Knock Out (CBS, Fri. 8/31/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.09 [#21] / +20% [#23] (Live+SD: 0.47; Live+7: 0.56)
• Viewers: +0.294M [#23] / +13.03% [#25] (Live+SD: 2.257M; Live+7: 2.551M)

The Proposal (ABC, Mon. 8/27/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.08 [#26] / +17% [#25] (Live+SD: 0.48; Live+7: 0.56)
• Viewers: +0.322M [#22] / +13.87% [#23] (Live+SD: 2.321M; Live+7: 2.643M)

The Outpost (CW, Tue. 8/28/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.06 [#30] / +40% [#11] (Live+SD: 0.15; Live+7: 0.21)
• Viewers: +0.278M [#26] / +43.03% [#4] (Live+SD: 0.646M; Live+7: 0.924M)

What Would You Do? (ABC, Fri. 8/31/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.06 [#30] / +13% [#30] (Live+SD: 0.50; Live+7: 0.56)
• Viewers: +0.288M [#24] / +11.22% [#27] (Live+SD: 2.566M; Live+7: 2.854M)

The Gong Show (ABC, Thu. 8/30/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.05 [#33] / +14% [#27] (Live+SD: 0.32; Live+7: 0.37)
• Viewers: +0.193M [#39] / +9.76% [#30] (Live+SD: 1.978M; Live+7: 2.171M)

Pink Collar Crimes (CBS, Sat. 9/01/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.05 [#33] / +17% [#25] (Live+SD: 0.29; Live+7: 0.34)
• Viewers: +0.220M [#34] / +10.19% [#29] (Live+SD: 2.160M; Live+7: 2.380M)

20/20-Friday (ABC, Fri. 8/31/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.04 [#37] / +8% [#44] (Live+SD: 0.50; Live+7: 0.54)
• Viewers: +0.239M [#31] / +8.49% [#34] (Live+SD: 2.815M; Live+7: 3.054M)

Whistleblower (F) (CBS, Fri. 8/31/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.03 [#42] / +7% [#49] (Live+SD: 0.39; Live+7: 0.42)
• Viewers: +0.246M [#29] / +10.98% [#28] (Live+SD: 2.240M; Live+7: 2.486M)

Saturday Night Football: Louisville vs. Alabama (P) (ABC, Sat. 9/01/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.02 [#54] / +1% [#81] (Live+SD: 1.21; Live+7: 1.23)
• Viewers: +0.078M [#60] / +1.72% [#82] (Live+SD: 4.545M; Live+7: 4.623M)

Notre Dame Football: Michigan vs. Notre Dame (P) (NBC, Sat. 9/01/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.02 [#54] / +1% [#81] (Live+SD: 2.12; Live+7: 2.13)
• Viewers: +0.068M [#66] / +0.96% [#86] (Live+SD: 7.107M; Live+7: 7.175M)

Sunday Night Kickoff: Miami vs. LSU (S) (ABC, Sun. 9/02/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.02 [#54] / +1% [#81] (Live+SD: 2.03; Live+7: 2.05)
• Viewers: +0.068M [#66] / +1.04% [#84] (Live+SD: 6.562M; Live+7: 6.630M)

Masters of Illusion (CW, Fri. 8/31/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.01 [#65] / +8% [#44] (Live+SD: 0.16; Live+7: 0.17)
• Viewers: +0.056M [#74] / +6.86% [#41] (Live+SD: 0.816M; Live+7: 0.872M)

Saturday Night Football Pre-Game (P) (ABC, Sat. 9/01/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.01 [#65] / +1% [#81] (Live+SD: 0.80; Live+7: 0.81)
• Viewers: +0.035M [#77] / +0.92% [#87] (Live+SD: 3.790M; Live+7: 3.825M)

Sunday Pre-Game (S) (ABC, Sun. 9/02/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.01 [#65] / +1% [#81] (Live+SD: 0.90; Live+7: 0.92)
• Viewers: +0.027M [#79] / +0.87% [#88] (Live+SD: 3.096M; Live+7: 3.123M)

Fox College Saturday-Kick (P) (FOX, Sat. 9/01/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.00 [#84] / 0% [#87] (Live+SD: 0.36; Live+7: 0.36)
• Viewers: +0.013M [#87] / +1.00% [#85] (Live+SD: 1.295M; Live+7: 1.308M)

Fox CFB – Big10 Weather Delay (S) (FOX, Sat. 9/01/18)
• Adults 18-49: +0.00 [#84] / 0% [#87] (Live+SD: 0.29; Live+7: 0.29)
• Viewers: +0.002M [#89] / +0.19% [#89] (Live+SD: 1.063M; Live+7: 1.065M)

Top broadcast network programs in Live+7 Day raw gains among the adults 18-49 ratings

#1 Big Brother-Thursday (CBS, Thu. 8/30/18) +0.70 (L+SD: 1.31; L+7: 2.00)
#2 America’s Got Talent-Tuesday (NBC, Tue. 8/28/18) +0.64 (L+SD: 1.86; L+7: 2.50)
#3 Big Brother-Sunday (CBS, Sun. 9/02/18) +0.60 (L+SD: 1.28; L+7: 1.88)
#4 Bachelor in Paradise-Tuesday (ABC, Tue. 8/28/18) +0.56 (L+SD: 1.13; L+7: 1.69)
#5 Bachelor in Paradise-Monday (ABC, Mon. 8/27/18) +0.51 (L+SD: 1.23; L+7: 1.74)
#6 Big Brother-Wednesday (CBS, Wed. 8/29/18) +0.50 (L+SD: 1.60; L+7: 2.10)
#7 World of Dance (NBC, Wed. 8/29/18) +0.48 (L+SD: 1.13; L+7: 1.61)
#8 Elementary (CBS, Mon. 8/27/18) +0.45 (L+SD: 0.45; L+7: 0.90)
#9 MasterChef (9:00) (FOX, Wed. 8/29/18) +0.43 (L+SD: 0.98; L+7: 1.41)
#10 America’s Got Talent-Wednesday (NBC, Wed. 8/29/18) +0.40 (L+SD: 1.55; L+7: 1.94)
#10 MasterChef (8:00) (FOX, Wed. 8/29/18) +0.40 (L+SD: 0.98; L+7: 1.38)

Top broadcast network programs in Live+7 Day raw gains among total viewers

#1 Elementary (CBS, Mon. 8/27/18) +2.625M (L+SD: 3.570M; L+7: 6.195M)
#2 America’s Got Talent-Tuesday (NBC, Tue. 8/28/18) +2.576M (L+SD: 10.782M; L+7: 13.358M)
#3 America’s Got Talent-Wednesday (NBC, Wed. 8/29/18) +1.815M (L+SD: 9.906M; L+7: 11.721M)
#4 Big Brother-Thursday (CBS, Thu. 8/30/18) +1.796M (L+SD: 4.672M; L+7: 6.468M)
#5 Big Brother-Sunday (CBS, Sun. 9/02/18) +1.550M (L+SD: 4.671M; L+7: 6.221M)
#6 World of Dance (NBC, Wed. 8/29/18) +1.548M (L+SD: 5.064M; L+7: 6.612M)
#7 Bachelor in Paradise-Tuesday (ABC, Tue. 8/28/18) +1.379M (L+SD: 4.157M; L+7: 5.536M)
#8 Take Two (10:00) (ABC, Thu. 8/30/18) +1.298M (L+SD: 2.231M; L+7: 3.529M)
#9 MasterChef (9:00) (FOX, Wed. 8/29/18) +1.273M (L+SD: 3.562M; L+7: 4.835M)
#10 Take Two (9:00) (S) (ABC, Thu. 8/30/18) +1.233M (L+SD: 1.985M; L+7: 3.218M)

Top broadcast network programs in Live+7 Day percentages gains among adults 18-49

#1 Elementary (CBS, Mon. 8/27/18) +99% (L+SD: 0.45; L+7: 0.90)
#2 Take Two (9:00) (S) (ABC, Thu. 8/30/18) +78% (L+SD: 0.25; L+7: 0.44)
#3 Take Two (10:00) (ABC, Thu. 8/30/18) +59% (L+SD: 0.35; L+7: 0.56)
#4 Big Brother-Thursday (CBS, Thu. 8/30/18) +53% (L+SD: 1.31; L+7: 2.00)
#5 Bachelor in Paradise-Tuesday (ABC, Tue. 8/28/18) +49% (L+SD: 1.13; L+7: 1.69)
#6 Big Brother-Sunday (CBS, Sun. 9/02/18) +47% (L+SD: 1.28; L+7: 1.88)
#7 Salvation (CBS, Mon. 8/27/18) +46% (L+SD: 0.34; L+7: 0.49)
#8 MasterChef (9:00) (FOX, Wed. 8/29/18) +44% (L+SD: 0.98; L+7: 1.41)
#9 World of Dance (NBC, Wed. 8/29/18) +42% (L+SD: 1.13; L+7: 1.61)
#9 Bachelor in Paradise-Monday (ABC, Mon. 8/27/18) +42% (L+SD: 1.23; L+7: 1.74)

Top broadcast network programs in Live+7 Day percentage gains among total viewers

#1 Elementary (CBS, Mon. 8/27/18) +73.53% (L+SD: 3.570M; L+7: 6.195M)
#2 Take Two (9:00) (S) (ABC, Thu. 8/30/18) +62.12% (L+SD: 1.985M; L+7: 3.218M)
#3 Take Two (10:00) (ABC, Thu. 8/30/18) +58.18% (L+SD: 2.231M; L+7: 3.529M)
#4 The Outpost (CW, Tue. 8/28/18) +43.03% (L+SD: 0.646M; L+7: 0.924M)
#5 Big Brother-Thursday (CBS, Thu. 8/30/18) +38.44% (L+SD: 4.672M; L+7: 6.468M)
#6 MasterChef (8:00) (FOX, Wed. 8/29/18) +37.60% (L+SD: 3.218M; L+7: 4.428M)
#7 Castaways (ABC, Tue. 8/28/18) +36.62% (L+SD: 2.250M; L+7: 3.074M)
#8 MasterChef (9:00) (FOX, Wed. 8/29/18) +35.74% (L+SD: 3.562M; L+7: 4.835M)
#9 Salvation (CBS, Mon. 8/27/18) +35.42% (L+SD: 2.566M; L+7: 3.475M)
#10 Big Brother-Sunday (CBS, Sun. 9/02/18) +33.18% (L+SD: 4.671M; L+7: 6.221M)

Source: Live+Same Day and Live+Seven Day data, Nielsen Media Research

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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  1. +7 for these episodes please:

    American Housewife (10/11/17) & (1/17/18)
    Speachless (1/17/18) & (3/21/18)
    Alex Inc (4/4/18) & (4/11/18)

    • Hi Monzo, Doug can provide the rest, but I’ll always help with one(s) that I have:

      American Housewife (10/11/17): L+7 18-49: 2.17, L+7 Viewers: 7.027M
      Speechless (1/17/18): L+7 18-49: 1.66, L+7 Viewers: 5.915M

    • American Housewife (ABC, 1/17/18)
      • Live+Same Day: 4.999 million viewers / 1.34 adults 18-49 rating
      • Live+7 Day: 6.973 million viewers (+39%) / 2.05 adults 18-49 rating (+53%)

      Speechless (ABC, 3/21/18)
      • Live+Same Day: 4.600 million viewers / 1.25 adults 18-49 rating
      • Live+7 Day: 5.440 million viewers (+18%) / 1.57 adults 18-49 rating (+26%)

      Alex, Inc. (ABC, 4/04/18)
      • Live+Same Day: 3.737 million viewers / 0.91 adults 18-49 rating
      • Live+7 Day: 4.517 million viewers (+21%) / 1.17 adults 18-49 rating (+29%)

      Alex, Inc. (ABC, 4/11/18)
      • Live+Same Day: 3.529 million viewers / 0.90 adults 18-49 rating
      • Live+7 Day: 4.170 million viewers (+18%) / 1.16 adults 18-49 rating (+28%)

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