"The Voice" and "The Blacklist" have led NBC to the nightlong Monday win among ABC, CBS, NBC & Fox in all key categories for a fourth week in a row, winning six of six half-hours in 18-49 among those nets, also for a fourth week in a row. NBC won the night among the Big 4 by a 74% margin in 18-49 (with a 4.0 rating vs. a 2.3 for #2 Fox).
L+3 / L+7 UPDATE:
· With 16.808 million viewers overall through its first three weeks in "most current" results that combine "live plus three day" Nielsens with "live plus seven day," "The Blacklist" is NBC's top new drama through three regular telecasts in 14 years (since "Providence" averaged 16.9 million viewers through three weeks in early 1999; regularly scheduled telecasts only, excludes specials and previews).
· It's NBC's top new fall series of any sort through three regular telecasts in 12 years (since "Inside Schwartz averaged 19.4 million viewers with a "Friends" lead-in in the fall of 2001).
· Excluding "spin-off" series, "The Blacklist's" 16.8 million makes it the top new non-spinoff scripted program on the broadcast networks through three regular telecasts in total viewers in seven years (since CBS's "The Unit" averaged 17.5 million viewers in the spring of 2006).
NOTE: Three-week "most current" figures for "The Blacklist" are averages of "live plus seven day" data for week one and "live plus three day" ratings for the two most recent weeks, while all other "most current" figures are "live plus seven day" for all three weeks.