These are the 7 most popular new TV shows this fall

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“Young Sheldon” star Iain Armitage.
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Robert Voets/CBS

CBS’ “Young Sheldon” is the most popular new show so far this fall, according to Nielsen ratings data provided to Variety.

“The Big Bang Theory” prequel has accumulated 22.4 million total viewers, and has a higher number of total viewers than any of the new shows that premiered during the week of September 25.

ABC’s “The Good Doctor” follows “Young Sheldon” with 19.2 million total viewers, and “Will & Grace” takes third place, with 15.8 million total viewers.

These are all of the 7 most popular new shows so far this fall based on Nielsen ratings:


7. “Me, Myself, & I” — 9.2 million total viewers

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“Me, Myself & I” stars Bobby Moynihan, left, and Jaleel White.
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Neil Jacobs/CBS

The comedy follows Alex Riley throughout three pivotal periods of his life, when he is 14, 40, and 65 years old.


6. “Brave” — 9.6 million total viewers

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Demetrius Grosse and Noah Mills.
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YouTube/NBC

A military team sets out on dangerous, high-risk missions behind enemy lines.


5. “Wisdom of the Crowd” — 10.6 million total viewers

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Jeremy Piven stars as mogul Jeffrey Tanner.
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CBS

Tech mogul Jeffrey Tanner (Jeremy Piven) creates a social network platform to crowdsource and evaluate evidence to locate his daughter’s killer.


4. “SEAL Team” — 14.2 million total viewers

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David Boreanaz as Jason Hayes.
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YouTube/CBS

Navy SEALs train and execute dangerous missions in this new drama-filled CBS series.


3. “Will & Grace” — 15.8 million total viewers

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Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes, and Megan Mullally reprise their roles in “Will & Grace” reboot.
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NBC

The mega-popular series “Will & Grace” has returned to television after nearly 11 years off the air, full of hilarious cultural critiques.


2. “The Good Doctor” — 19.2 million total viewers

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Freddie Highmore stars as surgeon Shaun Murphy.
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ABC

A young surgeon with autism joins a reputable hospital’s surgical unit.


1. “Young Sheldon” — 22.4 total viewers

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“Young Sheldon” star Iain Armitage.
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Robert Voets/CBS

“The Big Bang Theory” spin-off series follows a precocious 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper as he starts high school, and struggles to be understood by both his classmates and family.