CBS Scores 15 Shows With More Than 10 Million Viewers

Network has more series in elite ratings class than all other broadcasters combined

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CBS has 15 shows with more than 10 million average viewers per episode — more than any other network so far this season.

That’s according to Nielsen most current ratings — which measure live viewing plus seven days of playback for episodes for which delayed viewing numbers are available and live-plus-same day for more recent episodes. The 15 programs (excluding Thursday and Sunday night NFL football) equate to 14 hours of its weekly programming, or 64 perent of the network’s schedule. NBC has five shows (excluding football) equaling six hours (28 percent), ABC has five shows reflecting five and a half hours (25 percent) and Fox has one program (7 percent).

The shows spans six different nights ranging from established hits like “NCIS” to freshman series like “Limitless” with star Jake McDorman.

Check out the full list of all the shows averaging over 10 million viewers below.

“NCIS”– CBS: 19.96 million
“The Big Bang Theory”–CBS: 19.56 million
“Empire”– Fox: 16.75 million
“NCIS: New Orleans”– CBS: 15.45 million
“60 Minutes”– CBS: 14.39 million
“The Voice”– NBC: 13.84 million
“Blue Bloods”– CBS: 13.46 million
“Dancing with the Stars”– ABC: 13.19 million
“Blindspot”– NBC: 12.83 million
“Scorpion”– CBS: 12.80 million
“The Voice” (Tues)– NBC: 12.57 million
“Madam Secretary”– CBS: 12.09 million
“Scandal”– ABC: 11.53 million
“Criminal Minds”– CBS: 11.42 million
“Modern Family”– ABC: 11.42 million
“Supergirl”– CBS: 11.29 million
“Limitless”– CBS: 11.28 million
“Hawaii Five-0”– CBS: 11.03 million
“Grey’s Anatomy”– ABC: 11.01 million
“Survivor”– CBS: 10.83 million
“NCIS: Los Angeles”– CBS: 10.71 million
“Blacklist”– NBC: 10.55 million
“The Good Wife”– CBS: 10.23 million
“How to Get Away with Murder”– ABC: 10.17 million
“Life in Pieces”– CBS: 10.09 million
“Chicago Fire”– NBC: 10.04 million