Sarah Michelle Gellar, Rebel Wilson, Dylan McDermott, Tom Mison, James Spader, Seth Green

Monty Brinton/CBS, ABC/Bob D'Amico, CBS, Brownie Harris/FOX, Patrick Ecclesine/NBC, Joseph Llanes/FOX

Hey, TV shows, duck! The ax is swinging! And so is our itchy, DVR-deleting trigger finger.

We are two-plus weeks into the new fall season and now have our first official cancellation (Lucky 7). So who is next on the chopping block? And which shows are worth actually getting attached?

Here's our take on the biggest winners and losers so far. Plus, a complete rundown of our "Save It or Sink It" megapoll, where thousands of people who watched each show weighed in with whether they wanted to marry it or kill it.


  1. Sleepy Hollow: Already renewed! Despite the show's bat-poop-crazy premise (Ichabod Crane is time-traveling? Say what now?), this early ratings winner has held its ground, becoming the first official pick up of the season.
  2. The Blacklist: Sure, those ratings from Monday night lead-in The Voice have helped, but the ratings have held strong in week two, dropping only 5 percent in the core 18-49 demo to 12.1 million viewers. Plus, have you seen James Spader's hats? Win. Win. Win. We are in!
  3. The Crazy Ones: CBS' Thursday night is cleaning house, thanks in part to the ridiculous ratings this season for Big Bang (20 million!? Maybe they should start tallying who isn't watching?). Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar are luring in plenty of viewers, even in week two. (Confession: We are just tuning in hoping to see James Wolk sing about sex and buns and ketchup again.)
  4. Agents of SHIELD. A winner for now, but the next episode could make or break it. Joss Whedon's Marvel-inspired new ABC series started off with record-breaking audience, but dipped an alarming 34 percent for week two, despite a cameo by Samuel L. Jackson. We also found it sort of a snooze. Bring it back around, Joss!
  5. Super Fun Night. Again, a winner for right now. The premiere ratings were big, but we have yet to see if anyone will come back for week two. Our prediction? No. In our "Save It or Sink It" Poll, this Rebel Wilson starrer got a cringe-worthy 49% approval rating.


  1. Lucky 7. Canceled! The first casualty of the fall. But thanks for playing.
  2. Ironside. The drama—a remake of a '60s-'70s show—premiered Wednesday night as NBC's lowest drama premiere. Stroke of genius: Move Blair Underwood to Blacklist.
  3. Dads. The Seth MacFarlane laugh-track comedy (just…why?) has dipped in the ratings to 3.7 million up against NCIS and The Voice.
  4. NBC's Thursday night. Sean Saves the World, Michael J. Fox and Welcome to the Family simply haven't pulled in the ratings NBC was hoping for on Thursday nights.
  5. Hostages. Dipped to 6 million viewers, making it the night's least watched show on the big four networks, despite critical support and a 73% approval rating in our poll.

"SAVE IT OR SINK IT" POLL RESULTS SO FAR: Ranked from highest to lowest number of positive votes among fans

The Black List (NBC)
Save it: 87.66%
Sink it: 12.34%
Rating: 12.6 million/3.8 share

Sleepy Hollow (FOX)
Save it: 85.53%
Sink it: 14.47%
Rating: 10.1 million/3.5 share

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC)
Save it: 85.45%
Sink it: 14.55%
Rating: 12.1 million/4.7 share

The Crazy Ones (CBS)
Save it: 83.18%
Sink it: 16.82%
Rating: 15.6 million/4.0 share

The Originals (CW)
Save it: 78.96%
Sink it: 21.04%
Rating: 2.15 million/0.9 share

Masters of Sex (Showtime)
Save it: 77.16%
Sink it: 22.84%
Rating: 1.4 million

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX)
Save it: 74.95%
Sink it: 25.05%
Rating: 6 million/2.5 share

Trophy Wife (ABC)
Save it: 73.98%
Sink it: 26.02%
Rating: 6.6 million/2.3 share

Hostages (CBS)
Save it: 73.83%
Sink it: 26.17%
Rating: 7.5 million/1.8 share

The Michael J. Fox Show (NBC)
Save it: 71.05%
Sink it: 28.95%
Rating: 7.3 million/2.1 share

The Goldbergs (ABC)
Save it: 64.00%
Sink it: 36.00%
Rating: 9.1 million/3.2 share

Mom (CBS)
Save it: 63.33%
Sink it: 36.67%
Rating: 7.9 million/2.5 share

Betrayal (ABC)
Save it: 61.25%
Sink it: 38.75%
Rating: 5.3 million/1.5 share

Dads (FOX)
Save it: 50.63%
Sink it: 49.37%
Rating: 5.6 million/2.1 share

We Are Men (CBS)
Save it: 48.33%
Sink it: 50.67%
Rating: 6.4 million/2.0 share

Super Fun Night (ABC)
Save it: 48.71%
Sink it: 51.29%
Rating: 8.2 million/3.2 share

The Millers (CBS)
Save it: 46.88%
Sink it: 53.12%
Rating: 13.2 million/3.3 share

Sean Saves the World (NBC)
Save it: 43.34%
Sink it: 56.66%
Rating: 4.9 million/1.6 share

Ironside (NBC)
Save it: 41.94%
Sink it: 58.06%
Rating: 6.8 million/1.4 share

Welcome to the Family (NBC)
Save it: 41.22%
Sink it: 58.78%
Rating: 3.3 million/1.2 share

Lucky 7 (ABC)
Rating: 4.6 million/1.3 share

 Which new show are you rooting for most? Hit the comments!

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