Broadcast Rankings: The Highest and Lowest-Rated Scripted TV Series of the 2021-2022 Season

(tie) "The Blacklist," NBC — 0.5 13.
Mayor," NBC — 0.4 4. (tie) "Mr.
(tie) "The Neighborhood," CBS — 0.8 17.
 
(tie) "Station 19," ABC — 0.9 11.
17. (tie) "NCIS: Hawai'i," CBS — 0.8
2. (tie) "Chicago PD," NBC — 1.3
13. (tie) "The Wonder Years," ABC — 0.5
(tie) "Chicago Med," NBC — 1.1 5.
11. (tie) "The Equalizer," CBS — 0.9
(tie) "La Brea," NBC — 0.9 11.
(tie) "Ghosts," CBS — 1.0 7.
(tie) "FBI: Most Wanted," CBS — 0.9 11.
Highest:
17. (tie) "Abbott Elementary," ABC — 0.8
17. (tie) "FBI: International," CBS — 0.8
(tie) "Home Economics," ABC — 0.5 13.
For the "highest" list, it is ranked from top show down. For the "lowest" list, it starts with the weakest in the top slot and goes up from there. Both rankings account for ties, of which there are many.
(tie) "The Good Doctor," ABC — 0.8 17.
(tie) "Queens," ABC — 0.5 13.
1. (tie) "Welcome to Flatch," Fox — 0.2
5. (tie) "Grey's Anatomy," ABC – 1.1
4. (tie) "The Big Leap," Fox — 0.4
(tie) "Young Rock," NBC — 0.5 13.
(tie) "Law & Order: Organized Crime," NBC — 1.0 7.
(tie) "Blue Bloods," CBS — 0.8 17.
These ratings are averages across the shows' respective seasons and based on a week's worth of delayed viewing. Below are the lists, which count 33 completed weeks of the soon-ending season.
3. "Promised Land," ABC — 0.3
11. (tie) "9-1-1: Lone Star," Fox — 0.9
Keeping in mind there could always be slight adjustments to these season-long averages by the end of the month, Variety has sorted through Nielsen's "most current" data through May 8 to rank ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox's best and worst performers among adults 18-49.
"This Is Us," NBC — 1.4 1.
13. (tie) "The Thing About Pam," NBC — 0.5″ />
(tie) "Kenan," NBC — 0.4 4.
11. (tie) "NCIS," CBS — 0.9
13. (tie) "The Great North," Fox — 0.5
4. (tie) "Grand Crew," NBC — 0.4
(tie) "American Auto," NBC — 0.4 4.
(tie) "CSI: Vegas," CBS — 0.8 17.
4. (tie) "The Endgame," NBC — 0.4
13. (tie) "Our Kind of People," Fox — 0.5
Lowest:
13. (tie) "Black-ish," ABC — 0.5
13. (tie) "Ordinary Joe," NBC — 0.5
4. (tie) "Good Sam," CBS — 0.4
1. (tie) "Transplant," NBC — 0.2
7. (tie) "Young Sheldon," CBS — 1.0
(tie) "S.W.A.T.," CBS — 0.8 17.
(tie) "FBI," CBS — 1.0 7.
"9-1-1," Fox — 1.2 4.
4. (tie) "How We Roll," CBS — 0.4
Though there are still several finales left to air during that period, including the series closer for NBC's tearjerker "This Is Us," it's pretty clear at this point what the highest and lowest rated shows are that have aired across the so-called "Big 4" broadcast networks throughout the 2021-2022 season. The traditional September to May broadcast TV season is coming to a close in a few weeks.
2. (tie) "Chicago Fire," NBC — 1.3
(tie) "Pivoting," Fox — 0.4 4.

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