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TV Renewals, Cancellations, Orders: THE BLACKLIST, CHICAGO FIRE, LAW & ORDER: SVU

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The Blacklist, Chicago Fire, Law & Order: SVU, and other TV shows have all made recent TV show news by being renewed for an additional season, cancelled, or had additional episode orders. These shows air on NBC.

The Blacklist (NBC)

The Blacklist, which is coming off an airing after the Super Bowl, is averaging a 5.1 rating, 15 share in adults 18-49 and 17.4 million viewers so far this season, according to “most current” Nielsen averages. Boosted by its Feb. 2 post-Super Bowl telecast, Blacklist currently ranks #2 among Big 4 entertainment program this season in adults 18-49 behind only CBS’s Big Bang Theory and is the #4 entertainment series in total viewers. The Blacklist delivers the biggest average increase in television of time-shifted viewers going from live plus same day ratings to live+7 day results, increasing by 6.3 million viewers.

Grimm (NBC)

Grimm has averaged a 2.1 rating, 7 share in adults 18-49 and 7.2 million viewers overall so far this season, making it Friday’s #1 scripted series in 18-49 on the Big 4 networks. Grimm is one of the most time-shifted shows on broadcast television, with its originals growing by an average of +83% going from L+SD Nielsens to L+7.

Chicago Fire (NBC)

Chicago Fire is delivering a 2.8 rating, 9 share in adults 18-49 and 10.1 million viewers overall this season, making it NBC’s #2 drama in both measures. Chicago Fire has ranked #1 or tied for #1 in 18-49 among the time period’s dramas on ABC, CBS and NBC through 11 of 13 original telecasts so far this season.

Chicago P.D. (NBC)

Chicago P.D. is earning a 2.3 rating, 7 share in adults 18-49 and 9.4 million viewers overall this season, for gains versus last season of +10% in 18-49 and +14% in total viewers. Chicago P.D. has finished #1 or tied for #1 among ABC, CBS and NBC in the time period with five of its last six original broadcasts through Feb. 2.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is averaging a 2.5 rating, 7 share in 18-49 and 9.5 million viewers. That matches the show’s highest 18-49 rating at this point in the season in four years (since earning a 2.8 in 2010-11). In total viewers, Law & Order: SVU is up +10% this season versus last (9.5 million vs. 8.7 million), and is delivering its biggest overall audience at this point in the season in six years (since averaging 10.5 million in 2008-09).

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Source: Deadline

 

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