The season of television is about to get underway, and with it comes a fair amount of drama.
The big winners and losers in 2017 include The Big Bang Theory, Arrow, The Flash and Arrowverse, with a handful of other shows getting a bit of a boost.
We’ve got a list of the best and the worst of this autumn’s new shows and the big winners for 2018.
There are also a few surprises as well.
The good It was a great year for sci-fi and fantasy television, and 2017 was no exception.
It was a fantastic year for horror, too, with The Walking Dead and Downton Abbey making waves, and new shows like Hannibal and Stranger Things being just as popular.
But there were also some notable shows to watch out for.
We’re not talking about The Walking Dead here, of course, but other popular TV shows like Game of Thrones, Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season, The Mindy Project and The Librarians also made waves.
But it’s also the first year of the new seasons, so it’s worth looking at how many shows are making waves.
What shows are taking the best or worst of 2017?
The best The best shows of 2017 were: The Big Bang (1.7 million viewers, 13.5 million adults 18-49) The The Flash (1.2 million viewers (up 3.2%) The Arrow and The Vampire Diaries as the top new shows in total viewers (2.1 million) The CW’s Supernatural is the top scripted drama series in the key demo, and the show is now in its third season.
CBS’ Supergirl also rose in its time slot from 8pm to 10pm, but its season finale was also well-received.
ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy made some waves as the new series of the year, with its debut episode earning a 2.9 rating in adults 18.9 and 2.2 in the demo.
Fox’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine has a strong second season, and its premiere episode drew a 4.3 rating in the coveted 18-34 demo.
NBC’s The Following (2.3 million viewers) had its best premiere since 2010 when it averaged a 1.6 rating in 18-24 and 3.1 in the 18-to-49 demo.
It was the highest-rated debut in the network’s history.
Syfy’s Daredevil had the second-best premiere since 2008, when it aired at 8pm, and it made an immediate impact.
“Daredevil” is now averaging a 2,058,000 viewers in the 24-49 and 18-54 demographics. Netflix’s Jessica Jones launched at 9pm last week, and in its second season has been averaging 1.7 rating in its 18- to-49 demographic, and 2 million viewers in total.
This year, Starz’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt received its biggest ratings boost ever with a 3.5 rating in Nielsen’s 18-plus demographic.
Star Trek: Discovery has been the most-watched new show in the space of two weeks, with the first episode airing at 8:00pm.
Airing on ABC, American Crime reached its highest ratings for the network since its debut in January.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens became the highest rated TV series in its original broadcast season since “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope” in 2016.
In its second and third seasons, the hit ABC drama Scandal and Game Of Thrones: Sons Of Anarchy have both been the top shows for the 18 to 49 demographic.
The former topped the demo and the latter won the demo in its first season.
While it’s still early in the season, it looks like the big winner for ABC and Disney is Dynasty.
Despite a weak debut in its debut season, Dancing With The Stars took home three of its four finals this year, including the most coveted title, the show’s sixth season, the CBS/ABC series.
While the show had its biggest season ever in the ratings, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia still ended up being the biggest season for the comedy.
It had a 4 percent rise in total viewership in its premiere week and 6 percent increase in the total viewers in its final week.
Last week’s episode of The Originals featuring Lena Dunham and Nick Offerman was also the most watched series episode in its new time slot, with 3.3 billion viewers.