10 TV Shows Getting a Quarantine Ratings Boost (PHOTOS)

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Quarantine TV Ratings Boosts The Voice
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The Voice (NBC)

The singing competition show hit a season-best 10 million viewers on March 16.

Quarantine TV Ratings Boosts The Blacklist
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The Blacklist (NBC)

The action-packed drama surged 39 percent in total viewers with its March 20 episode, bringing in 5.3 million viewers.

Quarantine TV Ratings Boosts This Is Us
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This Is Us (NBC)

The hit family drama rose in the ratings two weeks in a row to reach a season-best 8 million viewers with is March 24 season finale.

Quarantine TV Ratings Boosts NCIS
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CBS’ flagship procedural marked its own season’s best on March 24 with 13.2 million viewers, a 23 percent gain from its last new episode.

Quarantine TV Ratings Boosts NCIS: Los Angeles
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NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS)

The March 22 episode of the procedural spinoff attracted 7.4 million viewers, the show’s highest audience in nearly a year.

Quarantine TV Ratings Boosts The Neighborhood
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The Neighborhood (CBS)

The Cedric the Entertainer-Max Greenfield sitcom drew in 7.4 million viewers on March 16, beating its previous season high by half a million.

Quarantine TV Ratings Boosts Grey's Anatomy Station 19
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Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19 (ABC)

Seattle’s surgeons and firefighters pulled in season highs of 7.1 and 7.5 million viewers, respectively, on March 19.

Quarantine TV Ratings Boosts The Conners
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The Conners (ABC)

The Roseanne spinoff upped its total audience by 29 percent to mark a season high of 6.6 million viewers on March 17.

Quarantine TV Ratings Boosts The Masked Singer
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The Masked Singer (FOX)

The star-studded talent show hit a non-Super Bowl season high on March 18 with 8 million viewers.

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Amid the current coronavirus crisis, TV networks are running out of episodes of their hit shows and facing a long programming drought. But there is good news for the biz: TV viewers’ self-isolation has done anything but decrease ratings.

In fact, with so many people staying home and watching television, broadcast TV shows like NCIS, This Is Us, Grey’s Anatomy and more are posting double-digit gains in ratings. Scroll through to see which shows are getting a boost in the age of quarantine.