CBS Primetime Averages: Fall 2016-Summer 2017

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RankSeriesSeason No.A18-49ViewersSeries Status
01Thursday Night FootballSeason 114.96014.740 millionRenewed
02The Big Bang TheorySeason 103.04013.814 millionThru Season 12
03The Case of: JonBenét RamseySeason 011.9509.332 millionLimited Series
04Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen XSeason 331.9008.720 millionRenewed
05Big Brother 19 (Wed.)Season 191.8696.304 millionThru Season 20
06Big Brother 19 (Thurs.)Season 191.8175.999 millionThru Season 20
07Big Brother 19 (Sun.)Season 191.8006.219 millionThru Season 20
08Survivor: Game Changers
Season 341.7428.184 millionRenewed
09NCISSeason 141.72114.632 millionRenewed
10Hunted new series!Season 011.6436.171 millionTBA
11Kevin Can Wait new series!Season 011.5767.499 millionRenewed
1260 MinutesSeason 491.54711.421 millionRenewed
13MomSeason 041.4327.526 millionRenewed
14Bull new series!Season 011.42211.386 millionRenewed
15The Great Indoors new series!Season 011.4006.902 millionCanceled
16Criminal MindsSeason 121.3957.466 millionRenewed
17NCIS: Los AngelesSeason 081.30010.115 millionRenewed
182 Broke GirlsSeason 061.2955.586 millionCanceled
19Life in PiecesSeason 021.2676.154 millionRenewed
20Man w/a Plan new series!Season 011.2366.329 millionRenewed
21ScorpionSeason 031.1837.181 millionRenewed
22NCIS: New OrleansSeason 031.1659.537 millionRenewed
23Superior Donuts new series!Season 011.1646.145 millionRenewed
24Blue BloodsSeason 071.1459.944 millionRenewed
25Hawaii Five-0Season 071.1279.112 millionRenewed
26MacGyver new series!Season 011.0767.728 millionRenewed
27The Odd CoupleSeason 031.0575.095 millionCanceled
28Undercover BossSeason 080.9705.669 millionRenewed
29Code BlackSeason 020.9695.984 millionRenewed
30Madam SecretarySeason 030.8788.286 millionRenewed
31Pure Genius new series!Season 010.8315.341 millionCanceled
32The Amazing RaceSeason 290.8254.025 millionRenewed
33Criminal Minds: Beyond BordersSeason 020.8154.917 millionCanceled
3448 HoursSeason 280.6454.262 millionRenewed
35ElementarySeason 050.6424.827 millionRenewed
36Salvation new series!Season 010.5273.575 millionRenewed
37Training Day new series!Season 010.5233.399 millionCanceled
38Candy Crush new series!Season 010.5102.224 millionTBA
39ZooSeason 030.5082.650 millionTBA
40Ransom new series!Season 010.4173.425 millionRenewed
41CBSN: On Assignment new series!Season 010.4002.654 millionTBA
42Doubt new series!Season 010.2752.244 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: 09/22/17


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