The Jan. 20 telecast of "The Blacklist" has set a new all-time record for biggest "live plus three-day" increase on U.S. broadcast or cable television, growing by 5.430 million viewers versus that night's "live plus same day" result from Nielsen Media Research (to 14.262 million vs. 8.832 million).
On a percentage basis, that's an increase of 61%, the show's biggest percentage increase in total viewers to date.
"The Blacklist" has now delivered the seven biggest total-viewer increases of all time going from "live plus same day" to "live plus three day" results. The gain of 5.430 million for the Jan. 20 episode narrowly beats the prior record of 5.426 million for the Nov. 4 telecast.
In adults 18-49, the Jan. 20 "Blacklist" jumped 1.60 rating points, from a 2.30 to a 3.90. That's a 70% increase, the biggest percentage gain yet for "Blacklist" in 18-49.
In L+3 18-49 results, "The Blacklist" outrated Fox's 9 p.m. "Sleepy Hollow" season finale that night by 17% (3.90 vs 3.34).
NOTE: All ratings are based on viewing data from Nielsen Media Research.