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 31 (Sunday, April 23, 2017).
New ABC TV shows (so far): American Housewife, Big Fan, Conviction, Designated Survivor, Notorious, People Icons, Speechless, The Toy Box, and When We Rise.
New CBS TV shows this season (so far): 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, The Exorcist, Kicking & Screaming, Lethal Weapon, Making History, The Mick, My Kitchen Rules, Pitch, Prison Break, Son of Zorn, Star, and You The Jury.
New NBC TV shows this season (so far): The Blacklist: Redemption, Chicago Justice, Emerald City, First Dates, The Good Place, Powerless, Taken, This Is Us, and Timeless. Read More…