Each season, the television networks introduce dozens of new TV shows and hope that each will be a big hit in the ratings. Unfortunately, most are cancelled after one season. How are the 2016-17 series doing? Which have the best ratings and which have the worst? How many will survive to see a second season? Stay tuned.
Here are the season average ratings of the new 2016-17 network TV shows — through the end of week 39 (Sunday, June 18, 2017).
New ABC TV shows (so far): American Housewife, Big Fan, Conviction, Designated Survivor, Downward Dog, Notorious, People Icons, Speechless, Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Still Star-Crossed, The Toy Box, and When We Rise.
New CBS TV shows this season (so far): 48 Hours: NCIS, Beat Shazam, Bull, The Case Of, Doubt, The Great Indoors, Hunted, Kevin Can Wait, MacGyver, Man With A Plan, Pure Genius, Ransom, Superior Donuts, Time After Time, and Training Day.
New CW TV shows this season (so far): Frequency, No Tomorrow, Riverdale, and Terry Crews Saves Christmas.
New FOX TV shows this season (so far): 24: Legacy, APB, Beat Shazam, The Exorcist, The F Word, Kicking & Screaming, Lethal Weapon, Love Connection, Making History, The Mick, My Kitchen Rules, Pitch, Prison Break, Son of Zorn, Star, Superhuman, and You The Jury.
New NBC TV shows this season (so far): The Blacklist: Redemption, Chicago Justice, Emerald City, First Dates, The Good Place, Great News, Powerless, Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly, Taken, This Is Us, Timeless, and World of Dance. Read More…