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The 10 most popular TV shows of the year so far, according to Nielsen ratings

  • But the surprise hit of the year is ABC's reboot of "Roseanne," a program that drew many millions of viewers each week along with controversy from its firebrand, Trump-supporting lead, Roseanne Barr.
  • That controversy ultimately led to the show's cancellation.
  • The "Roseanne" spin-off, "The Conners," premiered this week to 10.5 million viewers.
  • That's a far cry from the "Roseanne" premiere in March, which attracted 18 million viewers, but it's still a hit for ABC.
  • To find out which shows were the most popular this year so far, Nielsen estimated the average number of US viewers tuning in to regularly scheduled programming.
  • ABC's massive success with "Roseanne," along with CBS' high ratings across numerous shows on this list, demonstrates how broadcast networks remain the heavyweights in overall viewership — even in the age of streaming.

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