Ratings: BLINDSPOT Has Strong Opening, MINORITY REPORT Opens Quietly


Monday night marked the first real night of the new fall season and NBC’s BLINDSPOT had a strong opening thanks to its lead-in THE VOICE. Over on Fox, freshmen series MINORITY REPORT had a rather quiet opening. On CBS, THE BIG BANG THEORY and SCORPION both scored good numbers for their season premieres and new comedy series LIFE IN PIECES also had a strong opening thanks to THE BIG BANG THEORY

NBC won the night in total viewers (11.6 million), followed by CBS (11.2 million), ABC (10.1 million) and Fox (3.8 million). See all numbers below (live + same day total viewers & adults 18-49 ratings).

8 p.m. DANCING WITH THE STARS 11.6 million, 1.8 rating
10 p.m. CASTLE 7.1 million, 1.2 rating

8 p.m. THE BIG BANG THEORY 17.8 million, 4.5 rating
8:30 p.m. LIFE IN PIECES 11.5 million,2.7 rating
9 p.m. SCORPION 11 million, 2.2 rating
10 p.m. NCIS: LOS ANGELES 8 million, 1.2 rating

8 p.m. GOTHAM 4.5 million, 1.6 rating
9 p.m. MINORITY REPORT 3.1 million, 1.1 rating

8 p.m. THE VOICE 12. 1 million, 3.5 rating
10 p.m. BLINDSPOT 10.6 million, 3.1 rating

In addition, Nielson reports that the following shows/specials were the most tweeted about of the night:

(1) The Voice
(2) Dancing with the Stars
(3) WWE Monday Night RAW
(4) Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
(5) Minority Report

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