Welcome to the 22nd edition of the Harmelin Media Report’s new TV season review.
Last season (2016-17), the broadcast networks renewed eighteen of their new shows, which is the same number as the previous year.
The NFL captured a lot of media buzz in the 2016 regular season – and most of it was negative. This season has seen a lack of starting talent, players protesting during the national anthem, and officials throwing an inordinate amount of penalty flags. Worst of all for the NFL, the TV audience is down.