As things currently stand, the Top 5 new broadcast series premieres of the 2018-19 TV season belong to "Manifest," "God Friended Me," "F.B.I.," "New Amsterdam" and "Magnum P.I."
Don't call them "hit shows" quite yet, however -- history should make you more conservative with that label.
TheWrap dug up the Top 5 new broadcast TV debuts for each of the past five years. Some of these shows and their Live + Same Day Nielsen numbers may surprise you -- as will how quickly many came back down to Earth or completely just went away.
Scroll through our gallery for a recent-history lesson.
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Rank Among Selection: 19 Series: "MacGyver" Debut Season: 2016-17 Net: CBS Series Premere Viewers: 10.7 million Fate: "MacGyver" has declined in the ratings across its first two seasons, with the third debuting even lower.
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Rank Among Selection: 17 Series: "Life in Pieces" Debut Season: 2015-16 Net: CBS Series Premere Viewers: 11.3 million Fate: The ensemble comedy managed to survive being moved out from after "The Big Bang Theory" and has grown into a reliable performer for CBS.
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Rank Among Selection: 16 Series: "The Good Doctor" Debut Season: 2017-18 Net: ABC Series Premere Viewers: 11.4 million Fate: "The Good Doctor" was a big hit in its first season on ABC, though its sophomore run is currently performing way down in the early going.
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Rank Among Selection: 15 Series: "Hunted" Debut Season: 2016-17 Net: CBS Series Premere Viewers: 11.8 million Fate: The reality competition show ran for seven episodes, but was not picked up for a second season.
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Rank Among Selection: 13 Series: "Supergirl" Debut Season: 2015-16 Net: CBS Series Premere Viewers: 13 million Fate: "Supergirl" eventually was moved to The CW, where it was reunited with the network's other DC superhero shows. It is currently heading into Season 4.
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Rank Among Selection: 12 Series: "The Millers" Debut Season: 2013-14 Net: CBS Series Premere Viewers: 13.1 million Fate: "The Millers" suffered a steep ratings drop after losing its "Big Bang Theory" lead-in, and was canceled after its second season.
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Rank Among Selection: 7 Series: "Madam Secretary" Debut Season: 2014-15 Net: CBS Series Premere Viewers: 14.8 million Fate: The Tea Leoni-led political drama has declined steadily in the ratings across its four-season run, but CBS nonetheless renewed the series for a fifth outing.
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Rank Among Selection: 3 Series: "Intelligence" Debut Season: 2013-14 Net: CBS Series Premere Viewers: 16.5 million Fate: Starring "Lost" alum Josh Holloway as a spy with a computer in his brain, "Intelligence" failed to make a mark with viewers across its 13-episode first season and was cancelled.
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