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Live+7 Weekly Ratings: ‘Roseanne’ Season Premiere on ABC Achieves All-Time Record Lifts in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

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The 10th season opener of ABC’s Roseanne scored TV’s largest-ever Total Viewer L+7 increase for any single telecast on any network with a huge +8.82 million viewer lift over its L+SD tally (the previous high was the +7.86 million gain for the 9/25/17 debut of ABC’s The Good Doctor). Roseanne’s audience skyrocketed to 27.27 million Total Viewers (from 18.45 million in L+SD) with the addition of 7 days of delayed viewing.

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Soaring by +2.9 rating points among Adults 18-49 in the 7 days after its premiere, Roseanne matched the largest-ever playback increase for any single telecast on broadcast, tying the 11/23/11 broadcast of ABC’s Modern Family and the 12/17/15 airing of CBS’ The Big Bang Theory. On its premiere, Roseanne scored a massive 8.1/33 L+7 rating with Adults 18-49 (from a 5.2/21 in L+SD).

(Source: ABC)

What follows are the Live+Seven Day results for the top broadcast network telecasts for the week of Mar. 26, 2018.

Top 40 programs in Live+7 Day raw gains among the adults 18-49 ratings

#1 Roseanne (P) (ABC, Tue. 3/27/18) +2.9 (L+SD: 5.2; L+7: 8.1)
#2 The Big Bang Theory (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +1.7 (L+SD: 2.5; L+7: 4.2)
#3 The Good Doctor (ABC, Mon. 3/26/18) +1.6 (L+SD: 1.7; L+7: 3.3)
#4 Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, Thu. 3/29/18) +1.4 (L+SD: 1.8; L+7: 3.2)
#5 Modern Family (ABC, Wed. 3/28/18) +1.2 (L+SD: 1.4; L+7: 2.6)
#5 Young Sheldon (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +1.2 (L+SD: 2.0; L+7: 3.2)
#7 Chicago Fire (NBC, Thu. 3/29/18) +1.1 (L+SD: 1.0; L+7: 2.1)
#8 Will & Grace (NBC, Thu. 3/29/18) +1.0 (L+SD: 0.9; L+7: 1.9)
#9 Chicago Med (NBC, Tue. 3/27/18) +0.9 (L+SD: 1.0; L+7: 1.9)
#9 Criminal Minds (CBS, Wed. 3/28/18) +0.9 (L+SD: 1.1; L+7: 2.0)
#9 Empire (P) (FOX, Wed. 3/28/18) +0.9 (L+SD: 2.0; L+7: 2.9)
#9 S.W.A.T. (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +0.9 (L+SD: 0.8; L+7: 1.7)
#9 Scandal (P) (ABC, Thu. 3/29/18) +0.9 (L+SD: 0.8; L+7: 1.7)
#14 NCIS (CBS, Tue. 3/27/18) +0.8 (L+SD: 1.3; L+7: 2.1)
#14 Station 19 (ABC, Thu. 3/29/18) +0.8 (L+SD: 1.2; L+7: 2.0)
#14 Survivor: Ghost Island (CBS, Wed. 3/28/18) +0.8 (L+SD: 1.7; L+7: 2.5)
#17 Blue Bloods (CBS, Fri. 3/30/18) +0.8 (L+SD: 0.9; L+7: 1.7)
#17 NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, Tue. 3/27/18) +0.8 (L+SD: 0.9; L+7: 1.7)
#17 SEAL Team (CBS, Wed. 3/28/18) +0.8 (L+SD: 0.9; L+7: 1.7)
#20 Splitting Up Together (P) (ABC, Tue. 3/27/18) +0.8 (L+SD: 2.1; L+7: 2.9)
#21 Family Guy (S) (FOX, Sun. 4/01/18) +0.7 (L+SD: 0.9; L+7: 1.6)
#21 The Resident (FOX, Mon. 3/26/18) +0.7 (L+SD: 0.9; L+7: 1.6)
#23 Bull (CBS, Tue. 3/27/18) +0.7 (L+SD: 1.1; L+7: 1.8)
#23 Designated Survivor (ABC, Wed. 3/28/18) +0.7 (L+SD: 0.7; L+7: 1.4)
#23 Scorpion (CBS, Mon. 3/26/18) +0.7 (L+SD: 0.8; L+7: 1.5)
#26 American Idol (S) (ABC, Sun. 4/01/18) +0.6 (L+SD: 1.6; L+7: 2.2)
#26 black-ish (ABC, Tue. 3/27/18) +0.6 (L+SD: 2.6; L+7: 3.2)
#26 The Goldbergs (ABC, Wed. 3/28/18) +0.6 (L+SD: 1.4; L+7: 2.0)
#26 Gotham (FOX, Thu. 3/29/18) +0.6 (L+SD: 0.7; L+7: 1.3)
#26 Hawaii Five-0 (CBS, Fri. 3/30/18) +0.6 (L+SD: 1.0; L+7: 1.6)
#26 Life in Pieces (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +0.6 (L+SD: 1.0; L+7: 1.6)
#26 Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, Fri. 3/30/18) +0.6 (L+SD: 0.5; L+7: 1.1)
#26 Mom (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +0.6 (L+SD: 1.4; L+7: 2.0)
#26 Supernatural (CW, Thu. 3/29/18) +0.6 (L+SD: 0.7; L+7: 1.3)
#26 The Voice (NBC, Mon. 3/26/18) +0.6 (L+SD: 2.0; L+7: 2.6)
#36 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S) (FOX, Sun. 4/01/18) +0.6 (L+SD: 0.8; L+7: 1.4)
#37 American Idol (ABC, Mon. 3/26/18) +0.5 (L+SD: 1.7; L+7: 2.2)
#37 The Voice (NBC, Tue. 3/27/18) +0.5 (L+SD: 1.7; L+7: 2.2)
#39 Blindspot (NBC, Fri. 3/30/18) +0.5 (L+SD: 0.6; L+7: 1.1)
#39 LA to Vegas (FOX, Tue. 3/27/18) +0.5 (L+SD: 0.6; L+7: 1.1)

Top 40 programs in Live+7 Day raw gains among total viewers

#1 Roseanne (P) (ABC, Tue. 3/27/18) +8.820M (L+SD: 18.451M; L+7: 27.271M)
#2 The Good Doctor (ABC, Mon. 3/26/18) +6.327M (L+SD: 9.522M; L+7: 15.849M)
#3 The Big Bang Theory (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +4.901M (L+SD: 13.268M; L+7: 18.169M)
#4 NCIS (CBS, Tue. 3/27/18) +4.352M (L+SD: 11.944M; L+7: 16.296M)
#5 Blue Bloods (CBS, Fri. 3/30/18) +4.229M (L+SD: 8.435M; L+7: 12.664M)
#6 NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, Tue. 3/27/18) +4.189M (L+SD: 8.530M; L+7: 12.719M)
#7 Chicago Fire (NBC, Thu. 3/29/18) +4.116M (L+SD: 5.423M; L+7: 9.539M)
#8 Young Sheldon (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +4.062M (L+SD: 11.916M; L+7: 15.978M)
#9 Designated Survivor (ABC, Wed. 3/28/18) +3.995M (L+SD: 3.797M; L+7: 7.792M)
#10 Chicago Med (NBC, Tue. 3/27/18) +3.935M (L+SD: 5.808M; L+7: 9.743M)
#11 Bull (CBS, Tue. 3/27/18) +3.807M (L+SD: 10.652M; L+7: 14.459M)
#12 S.W.A.T. (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +3.784M (L+SD: 5.266M; L+7: 9.050M)
#13 Criminal Minds (CBS, Wed. 3/28/18) +3.542M (L+SD: 6.584M; L+7: 10.126M)
#14 Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, Thu. 3/29/18) +3.509M (L+SD: 7.155M; L+7: 10.664M)
#15 SEAL Team (CBS, Wed. 3/28/18) +3.216M (L+SD: 6.477M; L+7: 9.693M)
#16 Hawaii Five-0 (CBS, Fri. 3/30/18) +3.077M (L+SD: 7.801M; L+7: 10.878M)
#17 Scorpion (CBS, Mon. 3/26/18) +3.035M (L+SD: 4.907M; L+7: 7.942M)
#18 NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS, Sun. 4/01/18) +2.961M (L+SD: 7.125M; L+7: 10.086M)
#19 Modern Family (ABC, Wed. 3/28/18) +2.945M (L+SD: 5.432M; L+7: 8.377M)
#20 The Resident (FOX, Mon. 3/26/18) +2.896M (L+SD: 4.209M; L+7: 7.105M)
#21 Madam Secretary (CBS, Sun. 4/01/18) +2.874M (L+SD: 5.752M; L+7: 8.626M)
#22 Will & Grace (NBC, Thu. 3/29/18) +2.733M (L+SD: 3.726M; L+7: 6.459M)
#23 Station 19 (ABC, Thu. 3/29/18) +2.703M (L+SD: 5.859M; L+7: 8.562M)
#24 Scandal (P) (ABC, Thu. 3/29/18) +2.651M (L+SD: 3.715M; L+7: 6.366M)
#25 Empire (P) (FOX, Wed. 3/28/18) +2.444M (L+SD: 6.220M; L+7: 8.664M)
#26 Mom (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +2.383M (L+SD: 8.561M; L+7: 10.944M)
#27 Survivor: Ghost Island (CBS, Wed. 3/28/18) +2.350M (L+SD: 8.154M; L+7: 10.504M)
#28 Instinct (CBS, Sun. 4/01/18) +2.210M (L+SD: 6.609M; L+7: 8.819M)
#29 Splitting Up Together (P) (ABC, Tue. 3/27/18) +2.171M (L+SD: 6.960M; L+7: 9.131M)
#30 For the People (ABC, Tue. 3/27/18) +2.162M (L+SD: 3.504M; L+7: 5.666M)
#31 Deception (ABC, Sun. 4/01/18) +2.135M (L+SD: 4.005M; L+7: 6.140M)
#32 The Voice (Tue.) (NBC, Tue. 3/27/18) +1.939M (L+SD: 9.019M; L+7: 10.958M)
#33 Blindspot (NBC, Fri. 3/30/18) +1.933M (L+SD: 2.928M; L+7: 4.861M)
#34 Life in Pieces (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +1.924M (L+SD: 6.128M; L+7: 8.052M)
#35 American Idol (Mon.) (ABC, Mon. 3/26/18) +1.905M (L+SD: 7.806M; L+7: 9.711M)
#36 The Voice (Mon.) (NBC, Mon. 3/26/18) +1.876M (L+SD: 10.508M; L+7: 12.384M)
#37 American Idol (Sun.) (ABC, Sun. 4/01/18) +1.827M (L+SD: 7.482M; L+7: 9.309M)
#37 MacGyver (CBS, Fri. 3/30/18) +1.827M (L+SD: 6.429M; L+7: 8.256M)
#39 Rise (NBC, Tue. 3/27/18) +1.684M (L+SD: 4.343M; L+7: 6.027M)
#40 Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, Fri. 3/30/18) +1.615M (L+SD: 1.878M; L+7: 3.493M)

Top 40 programs in Live+7 Day percentages gains among adults 18-49

#1 Riverdale (CW, Wed. 3/28/18) +133.33% (L+SD: 0.3; L+7: 0.7)
#2 Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, Fri. 3/30/18) +120.00% (L+SD: 0.5; L+7: 1.1)
#3 S.W.A.T. (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +112.50% (L+SD: 0.8; L+7: 1.7)
#3 Scandal (P) (ABC, Thu. 3/29/18) +112.50% (L+SD: 0.8; L+7: 1.7)
#5 Will & Grace (NBC, Thu. 3/29/18) +111.11% (L+SD: 0.9; L+7: 1.9)
#6 Chicago Fire (NBC, Thu. 3/29/18) +110.00% (L+SD: 1.0; L+7: 2.1)
#7 Arrow (CW, Thu. 3/29/18) +100.00% (L+SD: 0.4; L+7: 0.8)
#7 Designated Survivor (ABC, Wed. 3/28/18) +100.00% (L+SD: 0.7; L+7: 1.4)
#7 iZombie (CW, Mon. 3/26/18) +100.00% (L+SD: 0.2; L+7: 0.4)
#7 Life Sentence (CW, Wed. 3/28/18) +100.00% (L+SD: 0.1; L+7: 0.2)
#7 Taken (NBC, Fri. 3/30/18) +100.00% (L+SD: 0.3; L+7: 0.6)
#12 The Good Doctor (ABC, Mon. 3/26/18) +94.12% (L+SD: 1.7; L+7: 3.3)
#13 Chicago Med (NBC, Tue. 3/27/18) +90.00% (L+SD: 1.0; L+7: 1.9)
#14 Blue Bloods (CBS, Fri. 3/30/18) +88.89% (L+SD: 0.9; L+7: 1.7)
#14 NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, Tue. 3/27/18) +88.89% (L+SD: 0.9; L+7: 1.7)
#14 SEAL Team (CBS, Wed. 3/28/18) +88.89% (L+SD: 0.9; L+7: 1.7)
#17 Scorpion (CBS, Mon. 3/26/18) +87.50% (L+SD: 0.8; L+7: 1.5)
#18 Gotham (FOX, Thu. 3/29/18) +85.71% (L+SD: 0.7; L+7: 1.3)
#18 Modern Family (ABC, Wed. 3/28/18) +85.71% (L+SD: 1.4; L+7: 2.6)
#18 Supernatural (CW, Thu. 3/29/18) +85.71% (L+SD: 0.7; L+7: 1.3)
#21 Blindspot (NBC, Fri. 3/30/18) +83.33% (L+SD: 0.6; L+7: 1.1)
#21 LA to Vegas (FOX, Tue. 3/27/18) +83.33% (L+SD: 0.6; L+7: 1.1)
#23 Criminal Minds (CBS, Wed. 3/28/18) +81.82% (L+SD: 1.1; L+7: 2.0)
#24 Black Lightning (CW, Tue. 3/27/18) +80.00% (L+SD: 0.5; L+7: 0.9)
#24 Madam Secretary (CBS, Sun. 4/01/18) +80.00% (L+SD: 0.5; L+7: 0.9)
#26 Family Guy (FOX, Sun. 4/01/18) +77.78% (L+SD: 0.9; L+7: 1.6)
#26 Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, Thu. 3/29/18) +77.78% (L+SD: 1.8; L+7: 3.2)
#26 The Resident (FOX, Mon. 3/26/18) +77.78% (L+SD: 0.9; L+7: 1.6)
#29 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX, Sun. 4/01/18) +75.00% (L+SD: 0.8; L+7: 1.4)
#29 D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow (CW, Mon. 3/26/18) +75.00% (L+SD: 0.4; L+7: 0.7)
#31 The Big Bang Theory (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +68.00% (L+SD: 2.5; L+7: 4.2)
#32 The Last Man on Earth (FOX, Sun. 4/01/18) +66.67% (L+SD: 0.6; L+7: 1.0)
#32 Station 19 (ABC, Thu. 3/29/18) +66.67% (L+SD: 1.2; L+7: 2.0)
#34 Bull (CBS, Tue. 3/27/18) +63.64% (L+SD: 1.1; L+7: 1.8)
#35 Masterchef Junior (FOX, Fri. 3/30/18) +62.50% (L+SD: 0.8; L+7: 1.3)
#35 NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS, Sun. 4/01/18) +62.50% (L+SD: 0.8; L+7: 1.3)
#35 Superstore (NBC, Thu. 3/29/18) +62.50% (L+SD: 0.8; L+7: 1.3)
#38 NCIS (CBS, Tue. 3/27/18) +61.54% (L+SD: 1.3; L+7: 2.1)
#39 Hawaii Five-0 (CBS, Fri. 3/30/18) +60.00% (L+SD: 1.0; L+7: 1.6)
#39 Life in Pieces (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +60.00% (L+SD: 1.0; L+7: 1.6)
#39 Once Upon a Time (ABC, Fri. 3/30/18) +60.00% (L+SD: 0.5; L+7: 0.8)
#39 Young Sheldon (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +60.00% (L+SD: 2.0; L+7: 3.2)

Top 40 programs in Live+7 Day percentage gains among total viewers

#1 Designated Survivor (ABC, Wed. 3/28/18) +105.21% (L+SD: 3.797M; L+7: 7.792M)
#2 Riverdale (CW, Wed. 3/28/18) +94.39% (L+SD: 0.962M; L+7: 1.870M)
#3 Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, Fri. 3/30/18) +86.00% (L+SD: 1.878M; L+7: 3.493M)
#4 Arrow (CW, Thu. 3/29/18) +85.23% (L+SD: 1.117M; L+7: 2.069M)
#5 Chicago Fire (NBC, Thu. 3/29/18) +75.90% (L+SD: 5.423M; L+7: 9.539M)
#6 Taken (NBC, Fri. 3/30/18) +74.33% (L+SD: 2.150M; L+7: 3.748M)
#7 Will & Grace (NBC, Thu. 3/29/18) +73.35% (L+SD: 3.726M; L+7: 6.459M)
#8 The Last Man on Earth (FOX, Sun. 4/01/18) +72.26% (L+SD: 1.370M; L+7: 2.360M)
#9 S.W.A.T. (CBS, Thu. 3/29/18) +71.86% (L+SD: 5.266M; L+7: 9.050M)
#10 Scandal (P) (ABC, Thu. 3/29/18) +71.36% (L+SD: 3.715M; L+7: 6.366M)
#11 iZombie (CW, Mon. 3/26/18) +71.19% (L+SD: 0.715M; L+7: 1.224M)
#12 The Resident (FOX, Mon. 3/26/18) +68.80% (L+SD: 4.209M; L+7: 7.105M)
#13 Chicago Med (NBC, Tue. 3/27/18) +67.75% (L+SD: 5.808M; L+7: 9.743M)
#14 The Good Doctor (ABC, Mon. 3/26/18) +66.45% (L+SD: 9.522M; L+7: 15.849M)
#15 Blindspot (NBC, Fri. 3/30/18) +66.02% (L+SD: 2.928M; L+7: 4.861M)
#16 Supernatural (CW, Thu. 3/29/18) +65.29% (L+SD: 2.034M; L+7: 3.362M)
#17 Life Sentence (CW, Wed. 3/28/18) +64.36% (L+SD: 0.404M; L+7: 0.664M)
#18 Family Guy (FOX, Sun. 4/01/18) +62.88% (L+SD: 2.050M; L+7: 3.339M)
#19 Scorpion (CBS, Mon. 3/26/18) +61.85% (L+SD: 4.907M; L+7: 7.942M)
#20 For the People (ABC, Tue. 3/27/18) +61.70% (L+SD: 3.504M; L+7: 5.666M)
#21 Gotham (FOX, Thu. 3/29/18) +61.42% (L+SD: 2.395M; L+7: 3.866M)
#22 D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow (CW, Mon. 3/26/18) +60.11% (L+SD: 1.276M; L+7: 2.043M)
#23 Black Lightning (CW, Tue. 3/27/18) +59.23% (L+SD: 1.550M; L+7: 2.468M)
#24 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX, Sun. 4/01/18) +58.89% (L+SD: 1.778M; L+7: 2.825M)
#25 The Mick (FOX, Tue. 3/27/18) +55.55% (L+SD: 1.766M; L+7: 2.747M)
#26 Modern Family (ABC, Wed. 3/28/18) +54.22% (L+SD: 5.432M; L+7: 8.377M)
#27 Criminal Minds (CBS, Wed. 3/28/18) +53.80% (L+SD: 6.584M; L+7: 10.126M)
#28 Deception (ABC, Sun. 4/01/18) +53.31% (L+SD: 4.005M; L+7: 6.140M)
#29 LA to Vegas (FOX, Tue. 3/27/18) +50.93% (L+SD: 1.979M; L+7: 2.987M)
#30 Blue Bloods (CBS, Fri. 3/30/18) +50.14% (L+SD: 8.435M; L+7: 12.664M)
#31 Madam Secretary (CBS, Sun. 4/01/18) +49.97% (L+SD: 5.752M; L+7: 8.626M)
#32 SEAL Team (CBS, Wed. 3/28/18) +49.65% (L+SD: 6.477M; L+7: 9.693M)
#33 NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, Tue. 3/27/18) +49.11% (L+SD: 8.530M; L+7: 12.719M)
#34 Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, Thu. 3/29/18) +49.04% (L+SD: 7.155M; L+7: 10.664M)
#35 Roseanne (P) (ABC, Tue. 3/27/18) +47.80% (L+SD: 18.451M; L+7: 27.271M)
#36 Station 19 (ABC, Thu. 3/29/18) +46.13% (L+SD: 5.859M; L+7: 8.562M)
#37 Lucifer (FOX, Mon. 3/26/18) +45.79% (L+SD: 3.191M; L+7: 4.652M)
#38 Once Upon a Time (ABC, Fri. 3/30/18) +44.91% (L+SD: 2.033M; L+7: 2.946M)
#39 Bob’s Burgers (FOX, Sun. 4/01/18) +44.86% (L+SD: 1.538M; L+7: 2.228M)
#40 A.P. Bio (NBC, Thu. 3/29/18) +44.15% (L+SD: 2.052M; L+7: 2.958M)

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