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    CBS Renew/Cancel standings, week 32: ‘Supergirl’ was a disappointment, but it’s still likely to return

    CBS’ renew/cancel standings for week 32 of the 2015-16 season, which acknowledge a rookie show didn’t really live up to expectations, but also allow that shouldn’t be a factor in whether it returns next season.   CBS scripted average through May 1: 1.55 Show Status 18-49 rating Renew/Cancel Index Angel from Hell (O) Canceled 1.42 0.87 […]

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    CBS Renew/Cancel standings, week 31: ‘The Odd Couple’ is defying expectations

    CBS’ renew/cancel standings for week 31 of the 2015-16 season sees a late-season show doing better than anyone — including, apparently, the people at CBS — expected. CBS scripted average through April 24: 1.55 Show Status 18-49 rating Renew/Cancel Index Angel from Hell (O) Canceled 1.42 0.87 Mike & Molly Final season 1.62 1.05 The Good Wife […]

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    CBS same-day vs. DVR rankings for 2015-16

    Top-rated show: “The Big Bang Theory.” Same-day, 3.8; Live +3, 5.5; Live +7, 6.0. Biggest rise in the rankings: “Limitless.” 12th in same-day (1.4), tied for eighth in L+3 (2.2) and eighth in L+7 (2.4) Biggest fall: “The Odd Couple.” 11th in same-day (1.5) but falls to 16th in L+3 (1.8); no data for L+7. […]

  • code-black-renew-cancerl-wk-30

    CBS Renew/Cancel standings, week 30: ‘Code Black’ is probably getting discharged

    CBS’ renew/cancel standings for week 30 of the 2015-16 season argues against the renewal of a steady but low-performing first-year show. CBS scripted average through April 17: 1.56 Show Status 18-49 rating Renew/Cancel Index Angel from Hell (O) Canceled 1.42 0.87 Mike & Molly Final season 1.62 1.04 The Good Wife (O) Final season 1.05 0.67 […]

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    CBS Renew/Cancel standings, week 29: ‘Limitless’ moves back into safe territory

    CBS’ renew/cancel standings for week 29 of the 2015-16 season moves a show that has faltered in the latter part of the season back into the “likely renewal” category. CBS scripted average through April 10: 1.56 Show Status 18-49 rating Renew/Cancel Index Angel from Hell (O) Canceled 1.42 0.87 Mike & Molly Final season 1.62 1.04 The […]

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    ‘American Idol’ by the numbers: Saying farewell to a ratings giant

    As “American Idol’s” ratings have fallen into the realm of the ordinary over the past few seasons, the narrative surrounding the decline has obscured just how massive and landscape-altering the show was for so long. “Idol” acquired the nickname the Death Star for a reason: It wiped out everything in its path for years on […]

  • rush-hour-renew-cancel-wk-28

    CBS Renew/Cancel standings, week 28: ‘Rush Hour’ starts in the slow lane

    CBS’ renew/cancel standings for week 28 of the 2015-16 season explains why all low-1s ratings are not created equal, particularly when it comes to shows owned by different companies. CBS scripted average through April 3: 1.58 Show Status 18-49 rating Renew/Cancel Index Angel from Hell (O) Canceled 1.42 0.87 Mike & Molly Final season 1.62 1.03 The […]

  • code-black-renew-cancel-wk-27

    CBS Renew/Cancel standings, week 27: Bubble-watching for ‘Code Black,’ ‘Life in Pieces’ and others

    CBS’ renew/cancel standings for week 27 of the 2015-16 season looks at shows on the bubble. For these purposes, “bubble” means any show not yet renewed and not listed below as a sure cancellation. CBS scripted average through March 27: 1.61 Show Status 18-49 rating Renew/Cancel Index Angel from Hell (O) Canceled 1.42 0.87 Mike […]

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    Broadcast Live +7 ratings: ‘The Big Bang Theory’ and ‘Quantico’ lead week 25

    “The Big Bang Theory” hit a same-day season low with its March 10 episode, but its DVR lift is right in line with what it’s been doing for most of 2015-16. The show led the total gains in both adults 18-49 (+2.0, 3.5 to 5.5) and viewers (+4.8 million, 14.69 million to 19.49 million) for […]

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    ‘Hawaii Five-0,’ ‘Madam Secretary’ and 9 more CBS veterans renewed; no word on first-year shows

    CBS has picked up 11 more series for 2016-17, all of them veterans. The renewals are: “2 Broke Girls,” “The Amazing Race,” “Blue Bloods,” “Elementary,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “Madam Secretary,” “Mom,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “Scorpion” and “Survivor.” They join the previously renewed “Big Bang Theory” and “NCIS” in the network’s lineup for next […]