The CW Primetime Averages: Fall 2016-Summer 2017

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RankSeriesSeason No.A18-49ViewersSeries Status
01The FlashSeason 031.0562.841 millionRenewed
02SupergirlSeason 020.7232.356 millionRenewed
03DC's Legends of TomorrowSeason 020.6411.809 millionRenewed
04ArrowSeason 050.6261.759 millionRenewed
05SupernaturalSeason 120.5951.675 millionRenewed
06Penn & Teller: Fool UsSeason 040.3861.565 millionTBA
07Riverdale new series!Season 010.3771.043 millionRenewed
08The Vampire DiariesSeason 080.3750.993 millionFinal Season
09The 100Season 040.3380.955 millionRenewed
10Jane the VirginSeason 030.3350.957 millionRenewed
11The OriginalsSeason 040.3150.940 millionRenewed
12iZombieSeason 030.3000.871 millionRenewed
13Whose Line Is It Anyway?Season 130.2832.000 millionTBA
14Frequency new series!Season 010.2770.935 millionCanceled
15No Tomorrow new series!Season 010.2770.798 millionCanceled
16Masters of IllusionSeason 040.2081.034 millionTBA
17Hooten & the Lady new series!Season 010.2000.935 millionTBA
18ReignSeason 040.2000.698 millionFinal Season
19Crazy Ex-GirlfriendSeason 020.2000.556 millionRenewed

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 // 08/28/17 - 09/03/17
Florida St./AlabamaABC3.9012.34 million
A. Got Talent (Tue.)NBC2.6013.13 million
A. Got Talent (Wed.)NBC1.9011.09 million
Big Brother (Wed.)CBS1.806.13 million
Big Brother (Sun.)CBS1.705.65 million
Bachelor in Para. (Mon.)ABC1.505.05 million
Big Brother (Thur.)CBS1.504.89 million
American Ninja WarriorNBC1.406.11 million
W. Virginia/VA. TechABC1.304.65 million
Bachelor in Para. (Tue.)ABC1.304.36 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 TalentNBC2.6312.81 million
The BachelorABC2.357.36 million
The Voice (Mon.)NBC2.2210.35 million
Modern FamilyABC2.116.88 million
Grey's AnatomyABC2.067.85 million