Amidst talk that this is the season when the impact of shifted viewing will reach critical mass, the Live+7 adults 18-49 ratings for Premiere Week came in, giving a substantial lift to a lot of scripted series. Topping the list are ABC’s Modern Family (7.8 L+7 rating in adults 18-49, up 42% from Live+ Same Day) and NBC’s Revolution (5.7, up 68%), which logged the biggest absolute gain, a 2.3 rating in 18-49. The dramatic increase for Revolution is especially significant as DVR gains skew heavily toward returning series, which people already have on their season passes. Revolution‘s bump was up from 44% for its series premiere as the futuristic drama’s second episode almost matched its big series debut (5.9) in Live+7. There were no changes in the standings for the Top 3 programs of Premiere Week from Live+Same Day to Live+7, as Sunday Night Football (9.0, no gain), Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory (6.9, up 38%) remained 1-2-3. But Grey’s Anatomy (5.9, up 34%) jumped a spot from No. 5 to No.4 and Revolution leapfrogged eight spots, from tied for 13th place in Live+SD to No.5 in Live+7. The two dramas pushed NBC’s The Voice down two slots as reality series tend to add fewer viewers in DVR viewing. (See charts below)

In terms of percentage gain, no program came near NBC’s Grimm, which almost doubled its Live+SD rating, up 81% to a 2.9 in 18-49 to finish as the No. 1 program on Friday night by a mile and tie such established series as CBS’ Hawaii Five-0, ABC’s Dancing With The Stars and NBC’s Law & Order: SVU.

The Live+7 ratings report delivered encouraging news for two freshman dramas that opened below expectations, ABC’s Last Resort and 666 Park Ave., which logged a respectable 3.2 18-49 rating each after a Live+7 gain of 45% and 52%, respectively. 666 Park Ave. posted the second largest percentage gain among all freshman series behind Revolution, while Last Resort was tied for third with CBS’ Elementary. The Sherlock Holmes drama sealed its Back 9 order with a 45% Live+7 lift to a 4.5 rating in 18-49 to rank second in 18-49 among all new series behind only Revolution. ABC’s comedy The Neighbors (3.8), which premiered behind Modern Family, was next, followed by CBS’ Vegas and NBC’s Go On (tied at 3.4). At the bottom of the list are Fox’s hanging-by-the-thread Mob Doctor (1.7, 31% gain) and CBS’ cancelled Made In Jersey (1.3). Made In Jersey‘s 18% increase was among the smallest for scripted series, along with those for Fox’s Bob’s Burgers (2.8, 8%), CBS’ Partners (2.7, 13%) and Fox’s Ben And Kate (2.6, 19%). While Ben And Kate already received a back order, the small bump for Partners is concerning as the CBS comedy has been off to soft start.

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Returning shows with notable gains include Fox’s Glee (3.9) and New Girl (4.3). Both added a 1.5 rating for a 63% and 54% lift, respectively. The other shows with a 60%+ gains were ABC’s Private Practice (3.1, up 63%) and DVR favorite, Fox’s Fringe (1.8, up 64%). Below are full Live+7 rankings of the broadcast series during premiere week among adults 18-49 and the Top 10 in Live+ Same Day.

Net Program Name L+7 Rating L+SD Rating L+7 vs. L+SD % Chg L+7 vs. L+SD Chg
NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 9.0 9.0 Even Even
ABC MODERN FAMILY 7.8 5.5 42% 2.3
CBS BIG BANG THEORY, THE 6.9 5.0 38% 1.9
ABC GREY’S ANATOMY 5.9 4.4 34% 1.5
NBC REVOLUTION 5.7 3.4 68% 2.3
NBC VOICE 5.4 4.4 23% 1.0
ABC ONCE UPON A TIME 5.3 3.9 36% 1.4
CBS NCIS 5.3 4.1 29% 1.2
NBC VOICE-TUE 5.1 4.2 21% 0.9
CBS 2 BROKE GIRLS 4.8 3.7 30% 1.1
CBS HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER 4.7 3.6 31% 1.1
CBS TWO AND A HALF MEN 4.5 3.5 29% 1.0
CBS ELEMENTARY 4.5 3.1 45% 1.4
CBS CRIMINAL MINDS 4.4 3.1 42% 1.3
FOX FAMILY GUY 4.4 3.3 33% 1.1
FOX NEW GIRL 4.3 2.8 54% 1.5
ABC REVENGE 4.3 3.2 34% 1.1
FOX SIMPSONS 4.3 3.8 13% 0.5
FOX NEW GIRL SP-9/25 8P 4.2 2.8 50% 1.4
CBS NCIS: LOS ANGELES 4.2 3.4 24% 0.8
FOX X-FACTOR-WED 4.1 3.4 21% 0.7
CBS PERSON OF INTEREST 4.1 2.9 41% 1.2
FOX X-FACTOR-THU 4.0 3.2 25% 0.8
CBS MIKE & MOLLY 3.9 3.1 26% 0.8
FOX GLEE 3.9 2.4 63% 1.5
ABC NEIGHBORS SP-9/26, THE 3.8 3.2 19% 0.6
CBS SURVIVOR: PHILIPPINES 3.7 3.1 19% 0.6
ABC MIDDLE, THE 3.5 2.9 21% 0.6
CBS CSI 3.4 2.5 36% 0.9
CBS VEGAS 3.4 2.5 36% 0.9
NBC GO ON 3.4 2.7 26% 0.7
FOX BONES 3.3 2.3 43% 1.0
NBC OFFICE 3.2 2.1 52% 1.1
ABC LAST RESORT 3.2 2.2 45% 1.0
ABC 666 PARK AVE 3.2 2.1 52% 1.1
FOX MINDY PROJECT 3.1 2.4 29% 0.7
CBS MENTALIST, THE 3.1 2.1 48% 1.0
ABC PRIVATE PRACTICE 3.1 1.9 63% 1.2
CBS AMAZING RACE 21 3.1 2.5 24% 0.6
ABC CASTLE 3.0 2.1 43% 0.9
ABC SCANDAL 3.0 2.1 43% 0.9
NBC NEW NORMAL 3.0 2.0 50% 1.0
FOX AMERICAN DAD 3.0 2.5 20% 0.5
NBC GRIMM 2.9 1.6 81% 1.3
NBC LAW AND ORDER:SVU 2.9 2.1 38% 0.8
ABC DANCING WITH THE STARS 2.9 2.5 16% 0.4
CBS HAWAII FIVE-0 2.9 1.8 61% 1.1
FOX BOB’S BURGERS 2.8 2.6 8% 0.2
CBS PARTNERS 2.7 2.4 13% 0.3
NBC PARENTHOOD 2.7 1.8 50% 0.9
FOX BEN & KATE 2.5 2.1 19% 0.4
NBC PARKS AND RECREATION 2.5 1.7 47% 0.8
CBS GOOD WIFE, THE 2.4 1.8 33% 0.6
ABC DANCING RESULTS 2.3 2.1 10% 0.2
NBC UP ALL NIGHT 2.1 1.4 50% 0.7
NBC GUYS WITH KIDS 2.1 1.6 31% 0.5
CBS BLUE BLOODS 2.0 1.5 33% 0.5
ABC SHARK TANK 1.9 1.5 27% 0.4
NBC SNL ELECTION SP 9/27 1.9 1.5 27% 0.4
CBS CSI: NY 1.9 1.3 46% 0.6
NBC ANIMAL PRACTICE 1.9 1.4 36% 0.5
FOX FRINGE 1.8 1.1 64% 0.7
CBS 60 MINUTES 1.8 1.7 6% 0.1
FOX MOB DOCTOR 1.7 1.3 31% 0.4
ABC 20/20-FRI 1.5 1.3 15% 0.2
NBC DATELINE FRI 1.4 1.3 8% 0.1
ABC SAT NIGHT FOOTBALL 1.3 1.3 Even Even
CBS MADE IN JERSEY 1.3 1.1 18% 0.2
FOX FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1.2 1.2 Even Even
CBS 48 HOURS 1.0 0.9 11% 0.1
NBC ROCK CENTER-B. WILLIAMS 0.9 0.8 13% 0.1
CW OH SIT! 0.4 0.4 Even Even
CW NEXT 0.3 0.3 Even Even
CW LA COMPLEX 0.3 0.2 50% 0.1

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Live+Same Day Rankings (18-49 rating)

1. Sunday Night Football  NBC  9.0

2. Modern Family  ABC  5.5

3. The Big Bang Theory  5.0

4. The Voice  NBC  4.4

5. Grey’s Anatomy  ABC  4.4

6. The Voice Tues  NBC  4.2

7. NCIS  CBS  4.1

8 Once Upon A Time  ABC  3.9

9. The Simpsons 3.8

10. 2 Broke Girls 3.7

11. How I Met Your Mother  3.6

12 Two And A Half Men 3.5

13. NCIS: LA 3.4

13 X Factor Wed 3.4

13 Revolution 3.4

16 Family Guy 3.3

17. Revenge 3.2

17 X Factor Thu 3.2

17 The Neighbors 3.2

20 Elementary 3.1

20 Criminal Minds 3.1

20 Survivor: Philippines 3.1

20 Mike & Molly 3.1