This Is Us Bests Big Bang Theory in Nielsens

Publish date:
This is Us

Justin Hartley/NBC

NBC's This is Us just keeps growing. The freshman family drama's February 7 episode beat the long-running CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory for the first time in Live+7 ratings.

According to Deadline, the success comes in the wake of beating The Big Bang Theory in Live+3 for the previous two weeks. This is Us stars The Young and the Restless alum Justin Hartley, Heroes and Gilmore Girls grad Milo Ventimiglia, American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson's Sterling K. Brown, American Horror Story's Chrissy Metz and pop singer-turned actress Mandy Moore