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ABC 2016-17 Season Ratings (updated 2/25/17)

2 hours ago | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Last season, ABC launched 10 new scripted series. They cancelled six of them and renewed four. How will the alphabet network perform during the 2016-17 season? Stay tuned!There's lots of data that network execs looks at when deciding whether to renew or cancel a TV series but ratings are the major ingredient. These charts will be updated daily, as new ratings data becomes available.ABC shows (so far):  20/20, American Housewife, America's Funniest Home Videos, The Bachelor, Big Fan, Black-ish, Conviction, Dancing With The Stars, Designated Survivor, Dr. Ken, Fresh off the Boat, The Goldbergs, The Great American Baking Show, The Great Christmas Light Fight, Grey's Anatomy, How to Get Away with Murder, Last Man Standing, Marvel's Agents of Shield, Match Game, The Middle, Modern Family, Notorious, Once Upon a Time, Quantico, The Real O'Neals, Scandal, Secrets and Lies, Shark Tank, Speechless, and To Tell The Truth.Read More… »

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TV Ratings Report: Macgyver Rises

5 hours ago | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Macgyver (7 million/1.1 rating) managed to recover from last week's series lows. 

CBS: Hawaii Five-0 (9 million/1.1 rating) was down, while Blue Bloods (7.3 million/0.8 rating) was an encore. 

Watch MacGyver Season 1 Episode 17 Online

NBC: Grimm (4 million/0.8 rating) and Emerald City (2.3 million/0.6 rating) were even. 

The CW: The Vampire Diaries (1.1 million/0.4 rating) and Reign (0.6 million/0.2 rating) were on par with one week earlier. 

Watch The Vampire Diaries Season 8 Episode 14 Online

ABC: Last Man Standing (6.6 million/1.1 rating) was even, but Dr. Ken (4.6 million/0.9 rating), Shark Tank (5.8 million/1.3 rating) and 20/20 (4.9 million/1.0 rating) ticked up. 

Fox: Rosewood (2.7 million/0.6 rating) and Sleepy Hollow (1.8 million/0.5 rating) were both steady. 

View Slideshow: 18 Beloved Shows Coming to an End in 2017 »

- Paul Dailly

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Ratings: MacGyver Rises, Hawaii Five-0 Draws Friday's Biggest Audience

6 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

CBS’ MacGyver this Friday drew 7 million total viewers and a 1.1 rating, rising two tenths in the demo from last week’s low (while dipping to its smallest audience yet). Leading out of that, Hawaii Five-0 (9 mil/1.1) tick-tick-ticked down in both measures, yet (with Blue Bloods in rerun mode) drew the night’s largest audience.

RelatedHawaii Five-0/MacGyver Crossover Set — Welcome to the NCIS-verse, Mac!

Over on ABC, Last Man Standing (6.6 mil/1.1) dipped a tenth, while Dr. Ken (4.6 mil/0.9) and an eventful Shark Tank (5.8 mil/1.3) — in which Shark bites-to-date broke the $100 million mark — each rose a tenth, with the latter »

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Community: Unusual Mini-Reunion Set for Dr Ken Finale

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It's not unusual for the the stars of Community to guest star on Dr. Ken, but this one is unexpected. Deadline reports the NBC/Yahoo series creator Dan Harmon will guest on the season two finale of the ABC TV show.The sitcom stars former Community alum Ken Jeong as a physician who goes into comedy. The cast also includes Suzy Nakamura, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Dave Foley, Kate Simses, Jonathan Slavin, Albert Tsai, and Krista Marie Yu.Read More… »

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Exclusive: Ken Jeong's Real-Life Experience With Wife's Cancer Battle Takes Center Stage on 'Dr. Ken'

24 February 2017 9:00 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Ken Jeong’s real-life experience is the inspiration for the newest episode of Dr. Ken.

Based on a breast cancer battle Jeong’s wife went through, tonight’s installment -- titled “Allison Finds a Lump” -- finds Allison (Suzy Nakamura) noticing a suspicious lump in her breast during a self-exam, causing a supportive Ken (Jeong) to rally around her while she waits for the doctor’s diagnosis.

Et has your exclusive sneak peek from the episode, where Allison and Ken find the humor in the unfortunate timing for her medical worries.

Related: Watch Ken Jeong Fanboy Over His Idol on 'Dr. Ken'

“Everything is going to get done,” Ken reassures his wife, promising that he’ll pick up the slack. “We’re in this together!”

“It’s like this sculpture over here. You press down on one side, the other responds and picks up the slack,” he says, trying to demonstrate »

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‘Community’ Reunion Set As Dan Harmon Guests On Ken Jeong’s ‘Dr. Ken’ Season Finale

23 February 2017 2:00 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Six seasons and a guest appearance? Community creator Dan Harmon will appear in the Season 2 finale of ABC’s Dr. Ken starring Ken Jeong, who was a regular on Harmon’s NBC comedy. In the episode titled “Ken’s Big Audition,” Harmon will play himself, the creator of a new TV comedy set at a community college. Harmon's character saw Ken perform stand-up at an open mic and invites him to audition for a part on his show — with blissfully little idea what he's getting himself… »

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Dan Harmon to Play Dan Harmon on Ken Jeong’s ‘Dr. Ken’

23 February 2017 2:00 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Art continues to imitate life on “Dr. Ken.” The show, loosely based on Ken Jeong’s pre-fame life as a doctor, has booked “Community” creator Dan Harmon to play himself in an upcoming episode.

In the Season 2 finale of “Dr. Ken,” titled “Ken’s Big Audition,” Harmon will appear as the creator of a new TV comedy set at a community college. Harmon’s character sees Ken perform stand-up at an open mic and invites him to audition for a part on his show.

Read More: ‘HarmonQuest’: Dan Harmon Has Managed to Turn Role Playing with Friends into a TV Show

It’s the continuation of a storyline that popped up at the end of Season 1, when Dr. Ken – much like the real Ken Jeong – performed stand-up at the Laugh Factory and attracted interest from a manager to represent him. On the show, Dr. Ken decided to stick with medicine; in real life, »

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Dan Harmon to Play Dan Harmon on Ken Jeong’s ‘Dr. Ken’

23 February 2017 2:00 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Art continues to imitate life on “Dr. Ken.” The show, loosely based on Ken Jeong’s pre-fame life as a doctor, has booked “Community” creator Dan Harmon to play himself in an upcoming episode.

In the Season 2 finale of “Dr. Ken,” titled “Ken’s Big Audition,” Harmon will appear as the creator of a new TV comedy set at a community college. Harmon’s character sees Ken perform stand-up at an open mic and invites him to audition for a part on his show.

Read More: ‘HarmonQuest’: Dan Harmon Has Managed to Turn Role Playing with Friends into a TV Show

It’s the continuation of a storyline that popped up at the end of Season 1, when Dr. Ken – much like the real Ken Jeong – performed stand-up at the Laugh Factory and attracted interest from a manager to represent him. On the show, Dr. Ken decided to stick with medicine; in real life, »

- Michael Schneider

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TVLine Items: Community Reunion on Dr. Ken, 24 Vet's NBC Pilot and More

23 February 2017 2:00 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Somewhere, Abed’s mind is exploding: Dr. Ken will host a meta Community reunion when creator Dan Harmon guest-stars as himself on Ken Jeong’s ABC sitcom.

RelatedMeet Dr. Ken‘s New Boss

During the Season 2 finale, Harmon will play the creator of a new TV comedy set at a community college, who invites Ken to audition for a part — blissfully unaware of what he’s getting himself into.

The episode airs Friday, March 31 at 8:30/7:30c on ABC.

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* 24 alum Dennis Haysbert will star opposite Person of Interest‘s Sarah Shahi »

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Scarlett Johansson to Host SNL Again

23 February 2017 11:26 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Tom Hanks and Justin Timberlake, start embroidering that bathrobe now: Scarlett Johansson once more has been chosen as Saturday Night Live host, which will double as her induction into the Five Timers’ Club.

RelatedBad News for President Trump: SNL in the Midst of a Ratings Renaissance

The Avengers star will emcee the March 11 outing, with Lorde as musical guest, NBC announced Thursday.

Johannson previously hosted in 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2015.

The NBC sketch-comedy series also announced that Father John Misty will be the musical act when Octavia Spencer (Red Band Society) hosts on March 4.

Are you looking forward to seeing Johannson grace Studio 8H once more? »

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Every Community Fan Will Recognize Ken Jeong's Fallon Walkout Song

23 February 2017 5:26 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Ken Jeong and Tonight Show house band The Roots paid their respects to the late, great Community on Wednesday.

VideosCommunity Movie ‘Will Happen,’ Series Creator Dan Harmon Declares

The Artist Formerly Known as Señor Chang arrived in style for his sit-down with Jimmy Fallon, dancing his way through the audience to a familiar tune. The song, of course, was none other than “Daybreak” by Michael Haggins — aka Abed’s favorite song.

Humming the opening bars of the smooth jazz tune essentially became a running gag on Community following its first use in Season 3’s Halloween episode, during which Troy »

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2016-17 TV Show Season Ratings (week 22)

22 February 2017 6:38 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Which TV shows are doing the best? The worst? Cancelled or renewed? Wondering how your favorite series are doing in the ratings? Here are the season average ratings of the 2016-17 network TV shows -- through the end of week 22 (Sunday, February 19, 2017).ABC shows (so far): 20/20, American Housewife, The Bachelor, Big Fan, Black-ish, Conviction, Dancing With The Stars, Designated Survivor, Dr. Ken, Fresh Off The Boat, The Goldbergs, The Great American Baking Show, The Great Christmas Light Fight, Grey's Anatomy, How To Get Away With Murder, Last Man Standing, Marvel's Agents Of Shield, Match Game, The Middle, Modern Family, Notorious, Once Upon A Time, Quantico, The Real O'Neals, Scandal, Secrets And Lies, Shark Tank, and Speechless.CBS shows this season (so far): 2 Broke Girls, 48 Hours, 60 Minutes, The Big Bang Theory, Blue Bloods, Bull, The Case Of, Code Black, »

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Anne Heche Nabs Lead in NBC Military Drama Pilot For God and Country

22 February 2017 11:16 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Anne Heche is ready to serve again at NBC.

The Hung grad — who previously toplined the Peacock network’s Save Me and recurred on The Michael J. Fox Show — will star opposite Mike Vogel in NBC’s military-themed pilot For God and Country, our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

The drama, penned by Dean Georgaris (Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life), is said to take an in-depth look into the complicated world of our bravest military heroes, who make personal sacrifices while executing the »

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This Is Us: The Story Behind William's Heartbreaking Soul Song

22 February 2017 11:01 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Warning: The following contains spoilers for Tuesday’s This Is Us.

If you’ve managed to stop ugly-crying after this week’s This Is Us by now, you might be left with the same question we had: Who wrote that amazing song William’s band played?

RelatedThis Is Us Recap: Coming Home

We first heard the original song, “We Can Always Come Back to This,” in a flashback to a younger William’s days in Memphis, playing keyboards in his cousin Ricky’s cover band. William took a stab at writing an original song for the band, and Ricky »

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Letting Twins Be Individuals: How Ken Jeong Celebrates His Daughters’ Differences

20 February 2017 12:15 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Ken Jeong is many things — an actor, a (real life and TV) doctor and a husband. But his biggest role to date is dad.

“There is something special and different about being a father to twin daughters,” the Dr. Ken star, 47, tells People of 9-year-old Alexa and Zooey for this week’s issue.

“I have not one but two ‘Daddy’s little girls,’ and you have double that dynamic in a lot of ways,” he continues. “It really is just double the sweetness. There’s something to be said about that.”

Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? »

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Dr Ken: Has the ABC TV Show Been Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three?

18 February 2017 9:37 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture Watch  Will this doctor continue to make house calls? Has the Dr. Ken TV show been cancelled or renewed for a third season on ABC? Telly the television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is a dedicated place to track the status of season Dr. Ken season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About?   Airing on the television network, Dr. Ken follows the snarky and overly blunt Korean-America doctor, Kendrick "Ken" Park. Actor and comedian Ken Jeong created the sitcom, based on his real-life experience as an M.D., prior to entering the world of standup comedy. Suzy Nakamura co-stars as »

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TV Ratings Report: Grimm Rises On Slow Night

18 February 2017 8:58 AM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Grimm was the only show to rise on a night that found most shows slipping. 

NBC: Grimm (3.9 million/0.8 rating) ticked up, while Emerald City (2.4 million/0.6 rating) stayed steady. 

Watch Grimm Season 6 Episode 7 Online

The CW: The Vampire Diaries (1 million/0.4 rating) and Reign (0.7 million/0.2 rating) were steady with one week earlier. 

Fox: Rosewood (2.7 million/0.6 rating) dipped, while Sleepy Hollow (1.8 million/0.5 rating) was stable at series lows. 

Watch Rosewood Season 2 Episode 16 Online

ABC: Last Man Standing (6.5 million/1.1 rating), Dr. Ken (4.3 million/0.8 rating) and Shark Tank (5.2 million/1.1 rating) dipped. 

CBS: Macgyver (7.3 million/0.9 rating), Hawaii Five-0 (9.5 million/1.1 rating) and Blue Bloods (10 million/1.1 rating) slipped. 

View Slideshow: Quotables from Week Ending February 17, 2017 »

- Paul Dailly

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Ratings: Grimm Ticks Up on Soft Friday

18 February 2017 8:34 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

On a Friday when every other show was at best flat, NBC’s Grimm ticked up in the demo week-to-week, with a 0.8 rating, while holding steadyish with 3.9 million total viewers.

Leading out of that, Emerald City (2.4 mil/0.6) added a handful of eyeballs while steady in the demo.

RelatedWas Emerald City Oil Scene a Bit KinkY? And More TV Qs!

Over on CBS, MacGyver (7.3 mil/0.9) dropped 25 percent in the demo to tie its season low. Hawaii Five-0 (9.5 mil/1.1) slipped two tenths, while Blue Bloods (10 mil/1.1) dipped one tenth.

Related2017 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble? »

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2016-17 TV Show Season Ratings (week 21)

14 February 2017 10:38 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Which TV shows are doing the best? The worst? Cancelled or renewed? Wondering how your favorite series are doing in the ratings? Here are the season average ratings of the 2016-17 network TV shows -- through the end of week 21 (Sunday, February 12, 2017).ABC shows (so far): 20/20, American Housewife, The Bachelor, Big Fan, Black-ish, Conviction, Dancing With The Stars, Designated Survivor, Dr. Ken, Fresh Off The Boat, The Goldbergs, The Great American Baking Show, The Great Christmas Light Fight, Grey's Anatomy, How To Get Away With Murder, Last Man Standing, Marvel's Agents Of Shield, Match Game, The Middle, Modern Family, Notorious, Once Upon A Time, Quantico, The Real O'Neals, Scandal, Secrets And Lies, Shark Tank, and Speechless.CBS shows this season (so far): 2 Broke Girls, 48 Hours, 60 Minutes, The Big Bang Theory, Blue Bloods, Bull, The Case Of, Code Black, »

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TVLine Items: Dr. Ken's New Boss, Sarah Silverman's Netflix Gig and More

13 February 2017 6:10 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Dr. Ken has admitted Rhys Darby for what sounds like an incendiary guest stint.

The Flight of the Conchords alum is set to play Charles Evans, the charming, rakish, eccentric New Zealander CEO of Welltopia. In an effort to give the place more of a huggier, warmer family atmosphere, Charles reveals to Ken (Ken Jeong) that he’s considering letting Pat (Dave Foley) go.

Dr. Ken airs Fridays at 8:30/7:30c on ABC. Darby’s episode will air in March.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* President Trump, consider yourself warned: Sarah Silverman has signed on »

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