Spring TV survival predictions 2018

Where’d the time go, TV fans? In two months, the broadcast networks will unveil their new fall lineups to advertisers. Some early pickups have already been announced (shows that start with THE have been especially fortunate!). But many more remain on the proverbial bubble.

Here’s our annual rundown of current show survival odds, including each show’s current season-to-date total viewership level and rating among adults 18-49 (including DVR). We’ll update this list as the upfronts get closer.

CBS
The Big Bang Theory (4.6 rating, 19.2 million) RENEWED
Young Sheldon (3.5, 16.9 million) RENEWED
Survivor (2.5, 10.5 million) Looking good
NCIS (2.2, 17.2 million) Looking good
Criminal Minds (2.1, 9.6 million) Looking good
Mom (2.0, 11 million) Looking good
Bull (1.9, 14.4 million) Looking great
Seal Team (1.9, 10.6 million) Looking good
SWAT (1.8, 9.9 million) Looking good
Hawaii Five-0 (1.7, 11.8 million) Looking good
Kevin Can Wait (1.7, 8.1 million) Could go either way
Life in Pieces (1.7, 8.6 million) Could go either way
NCIS: New Orleans (1.7, 12.8 million) Looking good
60 Minutes (1.6, 11.7 million) Looking great
The Amazing Race (1.6, 6.9 million) Looking great
Blue Bloods (1.6, 13.6 million) Looking great
Scorpion (1.6, 8.4 million) Could go either way
NCIS: LA (1.5, 10.8 million) Looking great
MacGyver (1.3, 8.8 million) Could go either way
Man With a Plan (1.3, 7.2 million) Could go either way
Me, Myself and I (1.3, 6.1 million) Unlikely
9KJL (1.2, 6.2 million, 6.2 million) Unlikely
Superior Donuts (1.2, 6.3 million) could go either way
Wisdom of the Crowd (1.2, 8.5 million) SO LONG
Madam Secretary (1.1, 9.3 million) Looking great
48 Hours (.7, 4.6 million) Looking great
Celebrity Big Brother (1.2, 5.0 million) Looking good
Living Biblically (0.8, 5.0 million viewers) Too soon to tell
(Yet to premiere/return: Code Black, Elementary, Undercover Boss)

ABC
Grey’s Anatomy (3.5, 11.6 million) Looking great
The Good Doctor (3.4, 15.5 million) RENEWED
Modern Family (2.4, 7.4 million) Looking great
The Bachelor (2.2, 7.4 million) Looking great
Scandal (2.1, 7.6 million) FINISHED
How to Get Away With Murder (2.0, 6.4 million) Looking good
Designated Survivor (1.9, 9.1 million) Could go either way
Dancing With the Stars (1.8, 11.2 million) Looking great
The Goldbergs (1.8, 6.4 million) RENEWED
The Middle (1.8, 7.1 million) FINISHED
American Housewife (1.7, 5.6 million) Unlikely
Once Upon a Time (1.0, 3.6 million) FINISHED
Black-ish (1.6, 5.3 million) Looking great
Shark Tank (1.5, 5.5 millon) Looking great
Fresh Off the Boat (1.3, 4.6 million) Could go either way
Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (1.3, 4.0 million) Could go either way
Speechless (1.3, 4.8 million) Could go either way
Marvel’s Inhumans (1.2, 4.1 million) SO LONG
The Mayor (1.1, 3.6 million) SO LONG
Kevin Probably Saves the World (1.0, 3.9 million) Unlikely
Child Support (.9, 4.3 million) Looking good
America’s Funniest Home Videos (.8, 4.7 million) Looking great
Match Game (.8, 3.2 million) Looking great
Ten Days in the Valley (.6, 3.6 million) SO LONG
Toy Box (.5, 2.4 million) SO LONG
Yet to premiere/return: Quantico, American Idol, For the People, The Crossing, Alex, Inc., Splitting Up Together, Deception, Roseanne)

NBC
This Is Us (5.5 rating, 17.7 million) RENEWED
Will & Grace (3.1, 9.8 million). RENEWED
The Voice (2.6, 12 million) Looking great
Ellen’s Game of Games (2.3, 9.1 million) RENEWED
Law & Order: SVU (2.3, 8.9 million) Looking great
Chicago Med (2.2, 10.9 million) Looking great
Chicago P.D. (2.2, 10.4 million) Looking great
Chicago Fire (2.1, 10.1 million) Looking great
The Good Place (1.9, 5.7 million) RENEWED
The Blacklist (1.7, 8.9 million) Looking good
Superstore (1.7, 5.3 million) RENEWED
Brave (1.6, 7.6 million) Could go either way
A.P. Bio (1.3, 5.1 million) Too early to tell
Blindspot (1.3, 5.6 million) Could go either way
Better Late Than Never (1.7, 6.2 million) Too early to tell
The Wall (1.2, 6 million) RENEWED
Great News (.9, 3.5 million) Could go either way
Taken (.8, 4.6 million) Unlikely
Good Girls ((1.5, 5.9) Likely but it’s early
Yet to premiere/return: Rise, Champions, Genius Jr., Little Big Shots, Timeless

The CW
Flash (1.2, 3.3 million) Looking great
Black Lightning (1.0, 2.8 million) Looking great
Riverdale (1.0, 2.4 million) Looking great
Supergirl (.9, 3 million) Looking great
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (.8, 2.1 million) Looking great
Supernatural (.8, 2.3 million) Looking good
Arrow (.7, 1.8 million) Looking great
Jane the Virgin (.5, 1.2 million) Looking good
Penn & Teller: Fool Us (.5, 1 million) RENEWED
Whose Line Is It Anyway (.4, 1.1 million) RENEWED
My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (.3, 782,000) Looking good
Dynasty (.3, 1 million) Looking good
Valor (.3, 1.4 million) Unlikely
Masters of Illusion (.2, 954,000) RENEWED
Life Sentence (.3, 760,000) Too early to tell
iZombie (.3, 986,000) Too early to tell
The Originals ENDING
Yet to premiere/return: The 100

FOX
9-1-1 (3.1, 10.6 million) RENEWED
Empire (2.7, 7.6 million) Looking great
The Resident (2.2, 8.6 million) Looking good
The Simpsons (2.2, 5.2 million) RENEWED
Orville (2.0, 6.5 million) RENEWED
Family Guy (1.9, 4 million) Looking great
Bob’s Burgers (1.7, 3.6 million) Looking good
The Gifted (1.7, 4.9 million) RENEWED
Star (1.7, 5.1 million) Unlikely
Ghosted (1.6, 4 million) Could go either way
The X-Files (1.6, 5.8 million) Could go either way
Four (1.4, 4 million) RENEWED
LA to Vegas (1.4, 4.4 million) Unlikely
Lethal Weapon (1.4, 5.8 million) Looking good
Gotham (1.3, 3.8 million) Looking good
Lucifer (1.2, 4.3 million) Could go either way
The Mick (1.2, 3.2 million) Looking good
The Exorcist (.6, 1.9 million) Could go either way
Yet to premiere/return: The Last Man on Earth, New Girl, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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