'Grey's Anatomy' Premiere Surges in 3-Day Ratings for Week 8

GREY’S ANATOMY - ELLEN POMPEO
ABC

The season premiere of Grey's Anatomy posted sizable three-day ratings gains, helping it move up the charts for the week of Nov. 9.

The ABC drama added a full point to its 18-49 rating, growing to a 2.33 rating moving ahead of The Bachelorette and The Masked Singer to become the top-rated entertainment show of the week. It finished fourth overall behind three NFL games (and excluding pre- and postgame shows). The two-hour premiere also rose by about 3.1 million total viewers, moving from 17th to 10th place in the rankings.

Three other shows added at least 3 million viewers to their totals over three days, led by the 3.35 million for The Good Doctor. NBC's Chicago PD grew by 3.33 million people, and This Is Us added 3.26 million viewers.

This Is Us and the three Chicago shows, along with Sunday Night Football, gave NBC half of the top 10 in total viewers.

Below are the top 20 shows (including ties) in Nielsen's three-day ratings for the week of Nov. 9-15.

Adults 18-49

Show Network Live +3 18-49 rating Change vs.
live + SD
% change vs. live + SD
Sunday Night Football NBC 4.65 0.05 1%
Thursday Night Football Fox 3.65 0.16 4%
Monday Night Football ESPN 2.96 0.17 6%
Grey's Anatomy ABC 2.33 1.0 74%
This Is Us NBC 2.19 0.9 70%
The Bachelorette ABC 2.1 0.44 27%
The Masked Singer Fox 2.09 0.45 28%
Chicago PD NBC 1.65 0.68 70%
Station 19 ABC 1.65 0.44 36%
Chicago Fire NBC 1.58 0.54 51%
60 Minutes CBS 1.56 0.05 3%
Chicago Med NBC 1.56 0.4 34%
The Simpsons Fox 1.41 0.13 10%
The Voice - Tuesday NBC 1.32 0.19 17%
The Voice - Monday NBC 1.26 0.27 28%
CMA Awards ABC 1.24 0.13 12%
Young Sheldon CBS 1.18 0.38 47%
The Good Doctor ABC 1.18 0.57 94%
Law & Order: SVU NBC 1.13 0.54 91%
I Can See Your Voice Fox 1.09 0.18 20%
Dancing With the Stars ABC 1.09 0.19 22%

Total Viewers

Show Network Live +3
viewers (000s)
Change vs.
live + SD
% change vs. live + SD
Sunday Night Football NBC 15,962 175 1%
60 Minutes CBS 12,882 498 4%
Thursday Night Football Fox 12,575 414 3%
Monday Night Football ESPN 10,294 466 5%
This Is Us NBC 10,106 3,257 48%
Chicago Med NBC 10,037 2,203 28%
Chicago Fire NBC 10,034 2,806 39%
Chicago PD NBC 9,750 3,325 52%
Young Sheldon CBS 9,336 1,937 26%
Grey's Anatomy ABC 9,050 3,124 53%
The Voice - Tuesday NBC 8,777 1,142 15%
The Voice - Monday NBC 8,720 1,452 20%
Station 19 ABC 8,482 1,892 29%
The Good Doctor ABC 8,107 3,353 71%
CMA Awards ABC 7,787 706 10%
The Masked Singer Fox 7,693 1,633 27%
NCIS: Los Angeles CBS 7,498 1,393 23%
Mom CBS 6,854 1,648 32%
Dancing With the Stars ABC 6,813 848 14%
The Bachelorette ABC 6,519 1,221 23%