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Here are the top 50 broadcast shows so far this season

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It always helps to have pro football, but a feisty gal like Cookie also comes in handy when it comes to TV ratings.

According to the latest Nielsen stats, NBC was able to top the 18–49 demographic charts with its Sunday Night Football franchise, but Fox’s Empire led the pack in scripted fare. At least one freshman series managed to crack the top 10: the NBC drama Blindspot, starring Jaimie Alexander. 

Season to date, NBC is ranked No. 1 with a 2.8 rating in 18–49, followed by CBS (2.3), Fox and ABC (2.0), and CW (.8). Each 18–49 ratings point represents 1.27 million viewers.

Here are the 50 shows that performed best between Sept. 21 and Dec. 27.

1. NBC NFL Sunday Night Football (7.8 rating)

2. Empire (7.3)

3. CBS NFL Thursday (6.0)

4. The Big Bang Theory (5.9)

5. NBC NFL Sunday Night Pre-Kick (5.5)

6. OT (4.8)

7. Blindspot (4.1)

    Football Night in America 3 (4.1)

    Scandal (4.1)

10. Grey’s Anatomy (3.9)

      Modern Family (3.9)

12. The Voice (3.8)

      How to Get Away with Murder (3.8)

14. The Voice, Tuesday (3.4)

15. The Blacklist (3.0)

      Quantico (3.0)

17. Criminal Minds (2.9)

      NCIS (3.9)

19. Chicago Fire (2.8)

      Survivor (2.8)

      The Goldbergs (2.8)

22. Big Brother Wednesday (2.8)

      Scorpion (2.8)

      Supergirl (2.7)

25. Law & Order: SVU (2.6)

      Life in Pieces (2.6)

      Black-ish (2.6)

      Once Upon a Time (2.6)

29. Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD (2.5)

      The Middle (2.5)

      The Simpsons (2.5)

32. Chicago PD (2.4)

       Heroes Reborn (2.4)

       Superstore (2.4)

       Limitless (2.4)

36. Chicago Med (2.3)

      60 Minutes (2.3)

      CBS NFL Thursday Kickoff (2.3)

      Dancing with the Stars (2.3)

      Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2.3)

      Family Guy (2.3)

      Gotham (2.3)

43. 2 Broke Girls (2.2)

      Fresh Off the Boat (2.2)

      The Muppets (2.2)

      Rosewood (2.2)

47. Mom (2.1)

      NCIS: New Orleans (2.1)

      Shark Tank (2.1)

      Last Man on Earth (2.1)