The latest new show power rankings have some shuffling in the middle, a bump up for a newly picked up drama and the season’s quietest strong performer ranked second.

The rankings also say goodbye to “Angel from Hell,” which was unceremoniously dumped from CBS last week. That puts the number of new series still ranked at 22, with more to come in the next few weeks.

Canceled shows are dropped from the rankings after they go off the air. Shows that end their seasons but are still in the mix for renewal will remain ranked.

22. ‘Second Chance’
Last time: 23

Two Friday outings have netted 0.7 and 0.6 same-day ratings. Ouch.

21. ‘Bordertown’
Last time: 21

Returns from its three-week hiatus on Sunday. With football season over, can it stay above a 1.0?

20. ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’
Last time: 22

Two straight weeks at 0.4 in adults 18-49 — an improvement on its prior average — move it up a spot. Whether The CW can renew at that level remains an open question.

19. ‘The Grinder’
Last time: 20

Consistently funny yet consistently not watched by many people. Alas.

18. ‘Telenovela’
Last time: 19

See above re: “The Grinder.”

17. ‘The Muppets’
Last time: 17

Neither of the two episodes since it returned have broken above 1.0. Kermit and Co. are not looking great for renewal at the moment.

16. ‘Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life’
Last time: 18

It’s fared somewhat better than “Bordertown” so far, but we’ll see what happens now that NFL lead-ins are done for the year.

15. ‘Grandfathered’
Last time: 16

Probably the best bet if FOX is going to renew a first-year comedy this season, but not by much.

14. ‘Dr. Ken’
Last time: 13

Keeping its head just above water for the past couple weeks.

13. ‘Code Black’
Last time: 14

Still a tough one to figure out. It may come down to how well “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders,” which is replacing it come March, does in the same timeslot.

12. ‘Scream Queens’
Last time: 12

Back in the fall, modest ratings and all.

11. ‘Quantico’
Last time: 10

ABC ran several promos for the show during its TGIT block, doubtless hoping people will remember to come back on March 6.

10. ‘Limitless’
Last time: 8

Bounced back slightly this week from a season low, but none of its last six episodes have managed to get to 1.5.

9. ‘Shades of Blue’
Last time: 11

NBC has renewed the show for Season 2 after it gave the 10 p.m. Thursday spot a pulse. Same-day ratings aren’t much, but it’s a strong delayed-viewing performer.

8. ‘Lucifer’
Last time: 6

Through three episodes it has almost an identical profile to “Rosewood” …

7. ‘Rosewood’
Last time: 9

… but “Rosewood” has a larger sample size and stabilized in the mid-1s after a few episodes. “Lucifer” has yet to prove that.

6. ‘Superstore’
Last time: 7

Ratings have tailed off a bit in the past couple weeks, but they should still be enough to earn a Season 2 pickup.

5. ‘Supergirl’
Last time: 5

After a one-week drop to 1.5, “Supergirl” returned to a 1.8 this week, consistent with the rest of its 2016 performance.

4. ‘Legends of Tomorrow’
Last time: 2

The CW’s third DC Comics show couldn’t keep above 1.0 for long, but if it stays stable at the 0.9 it’s earned the past couple weeks the network will be plenty happy.

3. ‘Chicago Med’
Last time: 3

Renewed for a second season, but its numbers have been on the low side the past couple of episodes.

2. ‘Life in Pieces’
Last time: 2

It’s the season’s highest-rated freshman comedy by a good margin and in a tie for second overall (with “Lucifer”) behind “Blindspot.”

1. ‘Blindspot’
Last time: 1

Biding time until its Feb. 29 return, and already renewed for next season.

Dropped from rankings: “Angel from Hell,” “Heroes Reborn,” “Truth Be Told,” “Wicked City,” “The Player,” “Minority Report,” “Blood & Oil”

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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