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TV

Death Watch 2018: Mom is renewed, plus more spring TV survival predictions

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UPDATED APRIL 13: Congrats, NCIS! CBS convinced star Mark Harmon to return in the top-rated drama for a 16th season.

That’s the sixth show to receive an early order from CBS ahead of the advertiser upfronts in May. What remains on the proverbial bubble? Check out our annual rundown of current broadcast TV show survival odds, including each show’s season-to-date total viewership level and rating among adults 18-49 (including DVRs). We’ll update this list as the upfronts — scheduled for the week of May 14 in New York City — get closer.

CBS
The Big Bang Theory (4.6 rating, 19.2 million) RENEWED
Young Sheldon (3.5, 16.9 million) RENEWED
Survivor (2.5, 10.5 million) Looking good
NCIS (2.2, 17.2 million) RENEWED
Criminal Minds (2.1, 9.6 million) Looking good
Mom (2.0, 11 million) RENEWED
Bull (1.9, 14.4 million) Looking great
Seal Team (1.9, 10.6 million) RENEWED
SWAT (1.8, 9.9 million) RENEWED
Hawaii Five-0 (1.7, 11.8 million) Looking good
Kevin Can Wait (1.7, 8.1 million) Could go either way
Life in Pieces (1.7, 8.6 million) Could go either way
NCIS: New Orleans (1.7, 12.8 million) Looking good
60 Minutes (1.6, 11.7 million) Looking great
The Amazing Race (1.6, 6.9 million) Looking great
Blue Bloods (1.6, 13.6 million) Looking great
Scorpion (1.6, 8.4 million) Could go either way
NCIS: LA (1.5, 10.8 million) Looking great
MacGyver (1.3, 8.8 million) Could go either way
Man With a Plan (1.3, 7.2 million) Could go either way
Me, Myself and I (1.3, 6.1 million) Unlikely
9KJL (1.2, 6.2 million, 6.2 million) Unlikely
Superior Donuts (1.2, 6.3 million) could go either way
Wisdom of the Crowd (1.2, 8.5 million) SO LONG
Madam Secretary (1.1, 9.3 million) Looking great
48 Hours (.7, 4.6 million) Looking great
Celebrity Big Brother (1.2, 5.0 million) Looking good
Living Biblically (0.8, 5.0 million viewers) Too soon to tell
(Yet to premiere/return: Code Black, Elementary)

ABC
Roseanne (6.4, 21.8 million) RENEWED
Grey’s Anatomy
(3.5, 11.6 million) Looking great
The Good Doctor (3.4, 15.5 million) RENEWED
Modern Family (2.4, 7.4 million) Looking great
The Bachelor (2.2, 7.4 million) RENEWED
Scandal (2.1, 7.6 million) ENDING
How to Get Away With Murder (2.0, 6.4 million) Looking good
Designated Survivor (1.9, 9.1 million) Could go either way
Dancing With the Stars (1.8, 11.2 million) RENEWED
The Goldbergs (1.8, 6.4 million) RENEWED
The Middle (1.8, 7.1 million) ENDING
American Housewife (1.7, 5.6 million) Unlikely
Once Upon a Time (1.0, 3.6 million) ENDING
Black-ish (1.6, 5.3 million) Looking great
Shark Tank (1.5, 5.5 millon) Looking great
Fresh Off the Boat (1.3, 4.6 million) Could go either way
Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (1.3, 4.0 million) Could go either way
Speechless (1.3, 4.8 million) Could go either way
Marvel’s Inhumans (1.2, 4.1 million) SO LONG
The Mayor (1.1, 3.6 million) SO LONG
Kevin Probably Saves the World (1.0, 3.9 million) Unlikely
Child Support (.9, 4.3 million) RENEWED
America’s Funniest Home Videos (.8, 4.7 million) RENEWED
Match Game (.8, 3.2 million) Looking great
Ten Days in the Valley (.6, 3.6 million) SO LONG
Toy Box (.5, 2.4 million) SO LONG
American Idol (2.1, 9.1 million) Too soon to tell
For the People (.7, 2.9 million)  Unlikely
Deception (1.2, 6 million) Too soon to tell
The Crossing (.9, 5.3 million) Too soon to tell
(Yet to premiere/return: Quantico)

NBC
This Is Us (5.5 rating, 17.7 million) RENEWED
Will & Grace (3.1, 9.8 million). RENEWED THROUGH SEASON 3
The Voice (2.6, 12 million) Looking great
Ellen’s Game of Games (2.3, 9.1 million) RENEWED
Law & Order: SVU (2.3, 8.9 million) RENEWED
Chicago Med (2.2, 10.9 million) RENEWED
Chicago P.D. (2.2, 10.4 million) RENEWED
Chicago Fire (2.1, 10.1 million) RENEWED
The Good Place (1.9, 5.7 million) RENEWED
The Blacklist (1.7, 8.9 million) Looking good
Superstore (1.7, 5.3 million) RENEWED
Brave (1.6, 7.6 million) Could go either way
A.P. Bio (1.3, 5.1 million) Too early to tell
Blindspot (1.3, 5.6 million) Could go either way
Better Late Than Never (1.7, 6.2 million) Too early to tell
The Wall (1.2, 6 million) RENEWED
Great News (.9, 3.5 million) Could go either way
Taken (.8, 4.6 million) Unlikely
Good Girls (1.5, 5.8 million) Likely
Rise (1.2, 5.4 million) Too soon to tell
Timeless (.9, 3.6 million) Too soon to tell
Champions (.7, 2.7 million) Too soon to tell

The CW
Flash (1.2, 3.3 million) RENEWED
Black Lightning (1.0, 2.8 million) RENEWED
Riverdale (1.0, 2.4 million) RENEWED
Supergirl (.9, 3 million) RENEWED
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (.8, 2.1 million) RENEWED
Supernatural (.8, 2.3 million) RENEWED
Arrow (.7, 1.8 million) RENEWED
Jane the Virgin (.5, 1.2 million) RENEWED
Penn & Teller: Fool Us (.5, 1 million) RENEWED
Whose Line Is It Anyway (.4, 1.1 million) RENEWED
My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (.3, 782,000) RENEWED for final season
Dynasty (.3, 1 million) RENEWED
Valor (.3, 1.4 million) Unlikely
Masters of Illusion (.2, 954,000) RENEWED
Life Sentence (.3, 760,000) Too early to tell
iZombie (.3, 986,000) Too early to tell
The Originals ENDING
(Yet to premiere/return: The 100)

FOX
9-1-1 (3.1, 10.6 million) RENEWED
Empire (2.7, 7.6 million) Looking great
The Resident (2.2, 8.6 million) RENEWED
The Simpsons (2.2, 5.2 million) RENEWED
Orville (2.0, 6.5 million) RENEWED
Family Guy (1.9, 4 million) RENEWED
Bob’s Burgers (1.7, 3.6 million) Looking good
The Gifted (1.7, 4.9 million) RENEWED
Star (1.7, 5.1 million) Could go either way
Ghosted (1.6, 4 million) Could go either way
The X-Files (1.6, 5.8 million) Could go either way
Four (1.4, 4 million) RENEWED
LA to Vegas (1.4, 4.4 million) Could go either way
Lethal Weapon (1.4, 5.8 million) Looking good
Gotham (1.3, 3.8 million) Looking good
Lucifer (1.2, 4.3 million) Could go either way
The Mick (1.2, 3.2 million) Looking good
The Exorcist (.6, 1.9 million) Unlikely
The Last Man on Earth (1.2, 2.9 million) Too soon to tell
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (1.2, 2.7 million) Too soon to tell

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