9 Ratings Winners of the 2019–2020 TV Season So Far (PHOTOS)
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The Masked Singer
Even though it has dipped nearly 20 percent from its 18-to-49 demo ratings last season, Fox's already-renewed reality competition is still the top-rated show on broadcast TV
, according to TV Series Finale
This Is Us
NBC's family drama hit dropped even more precipitously in the demo, losing 23 percent since last year, but it's still No. 2 out of all broadcast shows. (And NBC has already greenlit two more seasons anyway.)
Thanks to a gripping tsunami storyline, the Fox procedural currently has the second-best 18-to-49 ratings of broadcast TV's scripted shows.
The veteran CBS newsmagazine is currently in fourth place out of all broadcast shows, its 18-to-49 demo ratings 16 percent higher than they were last year.
The animated Fox hit, which was renewed for a 32nd season way back in February, has risen more than 14 percent in viewership since last year.
Bless the Harts
A far younger Fox animated comedy, this show currently ranks as the best-rated new series on broadcast TV in the 18-to-49 demographic.
Bless This Mess
In other #blessed news, ABC's Lake Bell-Dax Shepard comedy has not only resisted the sophomore slump but improved its ratings since last year, rising nearly 9 percent in the 18-to-49 demo and nearly 10 percent in total viewership.
Tina Thorpe/The CW
Similarly, this CW football drama has improved nearly 8 percent in both metrics and is likely to be renewed
, even though it only ranks 79th
on the broadcast TV chart.
Katie Yu/The CW
The freshman CW superhero show, starring Ruby Rose as Gotham's newest caped crusader, got a full season order in October after becoming the network's No. 2 show
, per TV By the Numbers
Broadcast TV continues to lose ratings across the board as streaming platforms take over the tube and as TV buffs wait days or even weeks to watch their faves. But the news isn't all bad.
As we head into the 2019–2020 TV season's winter hiatus, let's check in with some of the broadcast TV shows that are pulling their weight.
We're a long way away from May sweeps, but some returning shows already have us sweating.
Click through the gallery above to see current ratings winners from ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, and The CW.