NBC has already handed out renewals to four dramas.
Premature? A little, but the renewed shows have been very reliable performers so far this season.
One of them is the biggest new freshman hit and the other three are veteran dramas that we knew would be renewed anyway.
It's far too early to judge Superstore and Telenovela. They have aired once and not even in their regular slot.
How does the rest of the line-up stack up?
The show is currently NBC's number 1 drama. Season 1 is averaging a 2.33 rating and 8.34 million viewers. Over on the DVR, the show is adding on over 80%. Season 2 has already been announced, so rest assured, Blindspot will be on the air for at least another year.
The third show in the Chicago trifecta has been posting very solid ratings. Season 1 is averaging a 2.02 rating and 8.93 million viewers. Over on the DVR, the show is adding over 50%. A definite renewal. Will NBC add a fourth show to this successful franchise?
Season 4 is up 8% to a 1.86 rating and 8.01 million viewers. 60% are watching within 7 days and the show is already renewed for Season 5.
Law & Order: SVU
Season 17 is performing very well for the network. Current averages are a 1.64 rating and 7.04 million viewers. The show is adding over 80% in the DVR ratings. The only thing that will end this show is if it becomes too expensive.
The ratings are down 37% this year to a 1.49 rating and 6.94 million viewers. The show adds 65% on with the DVR and is already renewed.
Season 3 is down just 5% to a 1.49 rating and 6.44 million. The show adds on over 50% within a week and is already renewed. Should NBC be renamed Nothing But Chicago?