The episode, which aired on Sept. 24, grew 82% across seven days of delayed viewing for a final rating of 3.35 among adults 18-49, according to Nielsen. The only entertainment program to perform better in this demo was the Season 2 premiere of “The Masked Singer,” which closed out the week with a 3.60 rating.
NBC had a strong start to the 2019-20 broadcast season thanks to reliable performers “This Is Us,” “The Voice” and “Sunday Night Football.” As expected, “Snf” came in as the week’s top-rated program overall, with a 7.86 rating among adults under 50.
In terms of total viewers, premiere week’s scripted winner was “NCIS” with 16.9 million over 13.0 million for “This Is Us.”
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