NBC Primetime Averages: Fall 2016-Summer 2017

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RankSeriesSeason No.A18-49ViewersSeries Status
01Sunday Night FootballSeason 116.96320.210 millionUntil 2022
02This Is Us new series!Season 012.6839.818 millionThru Season 03
03America's Got TalentSeason 122.61112.691 millionTBA
04The Voice (Mon.)Season 112.53110.764 millionThru Season 13
05The Voice (Tues.)Season 112.41010.738 millionThru Season 13
06The Voice (Mon.)Season 122.22310.353 millionThru Season 13
07The Voice (Tues.)Season 122.0259.947 millionThru Season 13
08World of Dance new series!Season 011.8337.723 millionTBA
09Chicago FireSeason 051.5187.048 millionRenewed
10The Wall new series!Season 011.4505.956 millionRenewed
11Little Big ShotsSeason 021.4008.693 millionRenewed
12American Ninja WarriorSeason 091.4005.658 millionTBA
13Chicago PDSeason 041.3816.555 millionRenewed
14Law & Order: SVUSeason 181.3405.810 millionRenewed
15Chicago MedSeason 021.2356.662 millionRenewed
16The Good Place new series!Season 011.2094.491 millionRenewed
17SuperstoreSeason 021.1293.946 millionRenewed
18Chicago Justice new series!Season 011.1236.097 millionTBA
19Timeless new series!Season 011.1194.638 millionRenewed
20The New Celebrity ApprenticeSeason 151.0713.966 millionTBA
21The WallSeason 021.0504.936 millionTBA
22BlindspotSeason 021.0324.882 millionRenewed
23Taken new series!Season 011.0005.133 millionRenewed
24The BlacklistSeason 040.9915.284 millionRenewed
25Spartan: Ultimate Team ChallengeSeason 020.9833.784 millionTBA
26Trial & Error new series!Season 010.9233.863 millionRenewed
27Little Big Shots: Forever Young new series!Season 010.9176.396 millionTBA
28Dateline NBC (Fri.)Season 250.9104.541 millionRenewed
29Hollywood Game NightSeason 050.8803.893 millionTBA
30Midnight, Texas new series!Season 010.8503.429 millionTBA
31GrimmSeason 060.8004.147 millionFinal Season
32Great News new series!Season 010.7903.348 millionRenewed
33Shades of BlueSeason 020.7774.304 millionRenewed
34The Blacklist: Redemption new series!Season 010.7634.043 millionCanceled
35The Carmichael ShowSeason 030.7403.458 millionCanceled
36First Dates new series!Season 010.7133.411 millionTBA
37Powerless new series!Season 010.7132.280 millionCanceled
38The Night ShiftSeason 040.7004.178 millionTBA
39Emerald City new series!Season 010.6892.867 millionCanceled
40Sunday Night w/Megyn Kelly new series!Season 010.5253.689 millionTBA

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: 08/05/17


Source: Nielsen Media Research // 07/31/17 - 08/06/17
America's Got TalentNBC2.8013.33 million
NFL PreseasonNBC2.508.25 million
Big Brother (Sun.)CBS2.006.46 million
Big Brother (Thur.)CBS2.006.43 million
Big Brother (Wed.)CBS1.906.58 million
World of DanceNBC1.707.00 million
The BacheloretteABC1.505.76 million
American Ninja WarriorNBC1.405.88 million
MasterChefFOX1.103.75 million
Celebrity Family FeudABC1.006.01 million


Sunday Night FootballNBC6.9620.21 million
Thursday Night FootballCBS4.9614.74 million
The Big Bang TheoryCBS3.0413.81 million
EmpireFOX2.727.62 million
This Is UsNBC2.689.82 million
America's Got TalentNBC2.6712.52 million
The BachelorABC2.357.36 million
The Voice (Mon.)NBC2.2210.35 million
Modern FamilyABC2.116.88 million
World of DanceNBC2.078.72 million