CBS Primetime Averages: Fall 2015-Summer 2016

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RankSeriesSeason No.A18-49ViewersSeries Status
01Thursday Night FootballSeason 106.42218.576 millionRenewed
02The Big Bang TheorySeason 093.73315.216 millionThru Season 10
03NCISSeason 132.21316.611 millionThru 2018
04Survivor: CambodiaSeason 312.1469.123 millionRenewed
05Survivor: Kaôh RōngSeason 322.0369.129 millionRenewed
06Life in Pieces new series!Season 012.0058.756 millionRenewed
07Big Brother (Wed.)Season 181.8576.050 millionThru Season 20
08Big Brother (Thurs.)Season 181.7835.720 millionThru Season 20
09ScorpionSeason 021.7709.638 millionRenewed
10NCIS: New OrleansSeason 021.74612.977 millionRenewed
11Criminal MindsSeason 111.7459.011 millionRenewed
12Big Brother (Sun.)Season 181.7335.737 millionThru Season 20
1360 MinutesSeason 481.68311.525 millionRenewed
14MomSeason 031.6827.912 millionRenewed
15Supergirl new series!Season 011.6747.684 millionMoving to CW
162 Broke GirlsSeason 051.6096.461 millionRenewed
17Mike & MollySeason 061.5547.262 millionCanceled
18The Odd CoupleSeason 021.4086.736 millionRenewed
19Limitless new series!Season 011.3507.049 millionCanceled
20NCIS: Los AngelesSeason 071.3028.586 millionRenewed
21Code Black new series!Season 011.2567.129 millionRenewed
22Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders new series!Season 011.2466.915 millionRenewed
23Blue BloodsSeason 061.24110.516 millionRenewed
24Madam SecretarySeason 021.20010.124 millionRenewed
25Hawaii Five-0Season 061.1328.712 millionRenewed
26Undercover BossSeason 071.1236.259 millionRenewed
27The Amazing RaceSeason 271.1085.907 millionRenewed
28The Amazing RaceSeason 281.0585.599 millionRenewed
29The Good WifeSeason 071.0558.353 millionCanceled
30Person of InterestSeason 050.9856.139 millionCanceled
31ElementarySeason 040.9585.738 millionRenewed
32CSI: CyberSeason 020.9116.152 millionCanceled
3348 HoursSeason 270.8264.925 millionRenewed
34ZooSeason 020.7364.412 millionRenewed
35Angel From Hell new series!Season 010.7313.755 millionCanceled
36Rush Hour new series!Season 010.7173.636 millionRenewed
37American Gothic new series!Season 010.5332.713 millionCanceled
38BrainDead new series!Season 010.3922.618 millionCanceled

All figures in the chart above are compiled using Nielsen Media Research’s live plus same day (L+SD) final nationals. The chart is listed such that the series with the highest adults 18-49 demographic (A18-49) is listed first and the series with the lowest demo rating is ranked last.

Each corresponding television program also lists its total viewership. If the network has announced the status of the series (i.e. renewed or canceled), it is noted on the far right. Otherwise, it is listed as “TBA,” an abbreviation for to be announced.

Viewership and ratings demographics are based on the average of the program’s current or most recent season.

Last Updated: 09/30/16


Source: Nielsen Media Research // 01/08/18 - 01/14/18
NFL Divisional PlayoffCBS7.9026.69 million
The SimpsonsFOX3.308.04 million
The Big Bang TheoryCBS3.1015.93 million
The NFL TodayCBS2.7010.23 million
This Is UsNBC2.709.65 million
Young SheldonCBS2.6014.17 million
Bob's BurgersFOX2.104.76 million
Ellen's Game of GamesNBC2.107.89 million
Family GuyFOX1.804.10 million
MomCBS1.609.54 million


Sunday Night FootballNBC6.7719.04 million
Thursday Night FootballCBS4.7314.75 million
Young SheldonCBS3.8015.86 million
The Big Bang TheoryCBS3.2514.48 million
This Is UsNBC3.1811.42 million
The Voice (Mon.)NBC2.5010.72 million
The Voice (Tues.)NBC2.4010.62 million
Will & GraceNBC2.137.69 million
Grey's AnatomyABC2.178.07 million
The Good DoctorABC2.1010.86 million