To find out which new shows have most captured fans’ attention, Business Insider partnered with Amobee Brand Intelligence, a company that provides marketing insight and measures real-time content consumption across the internet. Amobee analyzed the digital engagement around the newly announced shows in order to find out which ones were attracting the most chatter.
The reboots and revivals had the most tongues wagging. The trend of bringing back series has been in full force for the last few years. This season, “American Idol,” “Roseanne,” and “Will & Grace” will be joining those ranks.
Another popular theme: shows that belong to a franchise, such as ABC’s new Marvel’s show, “Inhumans,” and CBS’s “Big Bang Theory” spin-off, “Young Sheldon.”
Here are the 10 most talked-about new shows right now:
10. “The Good Doctor” (ABC)
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Fresh off finishing his run with “Bates Motel,” Freddie Highmore stars on “The Good Doctor” as a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome whose social skills and medical talents are tested at a new hospital.
9. Untitled “Grey’s Anatomy” spin-off (ABC)
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ABC is copying NBC’s “Chicago” franchise model by ordering a spin-off of “Grey’s Anatomy” set in a firehouse.
8. “Wisdom of the Crowd” (CBS)
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“Wisdom of the Crowd” features “Entourage” star Jeremy Piven as a tech inventor who crowdsources an app that solves his daughter’s murder and can revolutionize crime solving.
7. “Ghosted” (Fox)
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On “Ghosted,” executive producers and stars Adam Scott and Craig Robinson (“Parks and Recreation”) play supernatural investigators who have opposite beliefs on the existence of spirits.
6. “The Gifted” (Fox)
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From Marvel, “The Gifted” centers on parents, played by “True Blood” star Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker, who realize that their children have strange powers. With an anti-mutant government, the family seeks haven with an underground group of mutants.
5. “Will & Grace” (NBC)
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NBC revives its “Must See TV” hit 10 years after it went off the air with all four stars returning to the comedy.
4. “Young Sheldon” (CBS)
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This spin-off of “The Big Bang Theory” follows Sheldon (“Big Little Lies” actor Iain Armitage) as a nine-year-old genius who’s starting out high school in Texas. Jim Parsons, who plays the adult Sheldon, will narrate.
3. “The Orville” (Fox )
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Executive produced by and starring Seth MacFarlane (“Family Guy”), “The Orville” is a space drama parodying “Star Trek.”
2. “Marvel’s Inhumans” (ABC)
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Based on the popular comic books, “Marvel’s Inhumans” follows an alien royal family that escapes to earth after a military coup threatens their lives.
1. “American Idol” (ABC)
Just one year after Fox ended the series, ABC believes it’s ripe for a return. Ryan Seacrest is reportedly in talks to return as its host and Katy Perry has signed on as its lead judge.
See how the shows stack up against each other in the chart below:
- Amobee Brand Intelligence