And the No. 1 New Fall TV Show (So Far) Is…

Well, it depends how you look at it

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Seven new fall TV shows have premiered among the so-called Big 4 broadcast networks — CBS, NBC, Fox and ABC — and we’ve got a pretty clear winner. At least, we do in terms of appointment viewing.

The latest spinoff in the CBS “NCIS” universe, “NCIS: Hawai’i,” enjoyed the most-watched debut of the Nielsen 2021-22 TV season, but it did not earn the highest rating in the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic. That distinction went to ABC’s reboot of “The Wonder Years.”

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Tony Maglio

TV Editor • • Twitter: @tonymaglio