The 100 Most Watched Shows of the Fall is a Depressing Indictment of Network Television
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The 100 Most Watched Shows of the Fall is a Depressing Indictment of Network Television

By Dustin Rowles | Trade News | December 19, 2013 | Comments ()


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What’s depressing about the 100 most watched network shows of the fall is not the order of them (although, that, too), it’s how few of these shows most of us care about. I feel passionately about maybe six of the 100 (The Good Wife, Parks and Rec, New Girl, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Bob’s Burgers and Raising Hope), and while there are several others I do watch, if the networks decided to completely hang it up, I wouldn’t be that bummed about it. The Top 100 Shows of the Fall may as well be called, “Ninety boring shows you don’t care about, and the other 10, most of which are low rated).

Honestly, all four networks should merge into one, and at least then, the one station might have enough quality programming to compete with FX.

The top 100 is in overall viewers (rather than the coveted 18-49 viewers), and the results suggest that old people still watch a ton of free television, and they love procedurals and singing competitions.

1. NCIS
2. NFL SUNDAY FOOTBALL
3. BIG BANG THEORY
4. NCIS: LA
5. BLACKLIST
6. PERSON OF INTEREST
7. NFL SUNDAY NIGHT PRE-KICK
8. DANCING WITH THE STARS
9. OT (NFL POST-SHOW)
10. VOICE
11. BLUE BLOODS
12. CASTLE
13. VOICE
14. CRIMINAL MINDS
15. 60 MINUTES
16. MODERN FAMILY
17. ELEMENTARY
18. HAWAII FIVE-0
19. CSI
20. MILLERS
21. SCANDAL
22. GOOD WIFE
23. GREY’S ANATOMY
24. MENTALIST
25. FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA
26. CRAZY ONES
27. SURVIVOR
28. TWO AND A HALF MEN
29. CHICAGO FIRE
30. MARVEL’S AGENT OF S.H.I.E.L.D.
31. SLEEPY HOLLOW
32. MIKE & MOLLY
33. AMAZING RACE
34. HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER
35. BONES
36. MIDDLE
37. 2 BROKE GIRLS
38. ONCE UPON A TIME
39. UNDERCOVER BOSS
40. LAW & ORDER:SVU
41. ALMOST HUMAN
42. MOM
43. REVENGE
44. SHARK TANK
45. NASHVILLE
46. REVOLUTION
47. LAST MAN STANDING
48. HOSTAGES
49. GRIMM
50. BIGGEST LOSER
51. X-FACTOR
52. GOLDBERGS
53. BACK IN THE GAME
54. IRONSIDE
55. SUPER FUN NIGHT
56. WE ARE MEN
57. BONES
58. AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS
59. X-FACTOR
60. DATELINE
61. SIMPSONS
62. 20/20
63. PARENTHOOD
64. FAMILY GUY
65. ABC SATURDAY NIGHT COLLEGE FOOTBALL
66. NEW GIRL
67. 48 HOURS
68. GLEE
69. MICHAEL J FOX SHOW
70. MASTERCHEF JUNIOR
71. BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
72. TROPHY WIFE
73. DRACULA
74. 20/20
75. ONCE UPON A TIME IN WONDERLAND
76. FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA
77. AMERICAN DAD
78. NEIGHBORS
79. BOB’S BURGERS
80. BETRAYAL
81. SATURDAY NIGHT COLLEGE FOOTBALL
82. DADS
83. SEAN SAVES THE WORLD
84. LUCKY 7
85. PARKS & RECREATION
86. ARROW
87. MINDY PROJECT
88. CRIMETIME
89. MICHAEL J FOX SHOW
90. VAMPIRE DIARIES
91. COMEDYTIME
92. COMEDYTIME-SAT 2 CBS 3234
93. ORIGINALS
94. PRIMETIME: WHAT WOULD U DO
95. SUPERNATURAL
96. SIMPSONS ENCORE
97. WELCOME TO THE FAMILY
98. SCANDAL (RERUN)
99. RAISING HOPE
100. FAMILY GUY (RERUN)

(Source: EW)




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