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Several new shows took Thanksgiving week off, so the power rankings don’t feature a ton of movement this time out — with one major exception.

The rankings also say goodbye to “Minority Report,” the third Dead Show Walking this fall to end its run. Canceled shows will be noted but won’t have a place in future rankings; shows that end their seasons but are still in the mix for renewal will remain ranked.

16 (tie). ‘Blood & Oil,’ ‘Truth Be Told’
Last week: Tied for 16th

The DSW ranks are thinning. Two more episodes of “Blood & Oil,” four more of “Truth Be Told.”

15. ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’
Last week: Tied for 14th

Tenaciously hanging on to that 0.3 rating.

14. ‘The Grinder’
Last week: 13

Two straight weeks of 0.7 ratings. It’s a funny show, but very few people seem to realize it.

13. ‘Scream Queens’
Last week: 12

Ticked back up to 0.9 on Tuesday, a week ahead of its two-hour finale. It over-indexes in young women — could that save it?

12. ‘Grandfathered’
Last week: 11

Like the rest of FOX’s Tuesday, it’s sort of hanging around. We’ll see if “New Girl’s” return in January is any kind of help.

11. ‘The Muppets’
Last week: 9

Down to a season-low 1.1 this week. Dying more than Fozzy’s jokes.

10. ‘Heroes Reborn’
Last week: 10

On a break till the new year, it moves up because of “The Muppets'” weak showing this week.

9. ‘Code Black’
Last week: Tied for 14th

It’s come against decreased competition, but two straight weeks of rising ratings — and tying its series high in 18-49 on Wednesday — is still two straight weeks of rising ratings.

8. ‘Rosewood’
Last week: 7

Back up to its normal mid-1s range after a Thanksgiving-induced dip last week.

7. ‘Dr. Ken’
Last week: 5

Off for the holiday last week; will probably draw its usual 1.2 or 1.3 this week.

6. ‘Quantico’
Last week: 3

People are still watching — just not when it first airs. Same-day ratings keep dipping.

5. ‘Supergirl’
Last week: 8

Improved slightly this week. Is it settling in the mid-1s?

4. ‘Limitless’
Last week: 4

Off this week; for what it’s worth, the rerun that aired pulled nearly the same rating (1.1) as the last original did (1.3).

3. ‘Life in Pieces’
Last week: 6

Who’da thunk? Posted its second-best rating of the season on Thanksgiving.

2. ‘Chicago Med’
Last week: 2

Rose in week 3 after dipping in week 2. People seem to be liking what they’re seeing.

1. ‘Blindspot’
Last week: 1

Barring some big movement from one of the shows above, the season’s highest-rated freshman series — on hiatus till February — will stay here for the foreseeable future.

Dropped from rankings: “Wicked City,” “The Player,” “Minority Report”

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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