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
05Survivor: Game Changers
Season 341.7278.158 millionRenewed
06NCISSeason 141.72114.632 millionRenewed
07Hunted new series!Season 011.6436.171 millionTBA
0860 MinutesSeason 491.60011.675 millionRenewed
09Kevin Can Wait new series!Season 011.5767.499 millionRenewed
10Bull new series!Season 011.43611.515 millionRenewed
11MomSeason 041.4327.526 millionRenewed
12The Great Indoors new series!Season 011.4006.902 millionCanceled
13Criminal MindsSeason 121.3957.466 millionRenewed
14NCIS: Los AngelesSeason 081.30010.115 millionRenewed
152 Broke GirlsSeason 061.2955.586 millionCanceled
16Life in PiecesSeason 021.2676.154 millionRenewed
17Man w/a Plan new series!Season 011.2366.329 millionRenewed
18ScorpionSeason 031.1837.181 millionRenewed
19NCIS: New OrleansSeason 031.1659.537 millionRenewed
20Superior Donuts new series!Season 011.1646.145 millionRenewed
21Blue BloodsSeason 071.1459.944 millionRenewed
22Hawaii Five-0Season 071.1279.112 millionRenewed
23MacGyver new series!Season 011.0767.728 millionRenewed
24The Odd CoupleSeason 031.0575.095 millionCanceled
25Undercover BossSeason 080.9895.743 millionRenewed
26Code BlackSeason 020.9695.984 millionRenewed
27Madam SecretarySeason 030.8868.324 millionRenewed
28The Amazing RaceSeason 290.8504.076 millionRenewed
29Pure Genius new series!Season 010.8315.341 millionCanceled
30Criminal Minds: Beyond BordersSeason 020.8154.917 millionCanceled
31Doubt new series!Season 010.7004.509 millionCanceled
3248 HoursSeason 280.6574.329 millionRenewed
33ElementarySeason 050.6484.858 millionRenewed
34Training Day new series!Season 010.5423.465 millionCanceled
35Ransom new series!Season 010.4173.425 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: 05/20/17


Source: Nielsen Media Research // 05/15/17 - 05/21/17
Billboard Music AwardsABC2.608.70 million
EmpireFOX2.206.14 million
Grey's AnatomyABC2.007.92 million
The Voice (Mon.)NBC1.809.11 million
SurvivorCBS1.708.28 million
Modern FamilyABC1.706.20 million
The Voice (Tues.)NBC1.508.60 million
Dancing w/the StarsABC1.5010.07 million
NCISCBS1.5013.19 million
The GoldbergsABC1.405.27 million


Sunday Night FootballNBC6.9620.21 million
Thursday Night FootballCBS4.9614.74 million
The Big Bang TheoryCBS3.0413.81 million
EmpireFOX2.737.66 million
This Is UsNBC2.689.82 million
The BachelorABC2.357.36 million
The Voice (Mon.)NBC2.2410.41 million
Modern FamilyABC2.116.88 million
Grey's AnatomyABC2.067.85 million