The 11 most successful new TV shows of the year
Though the shows may star huge names, revive old franchises, or become critical favorites, they ultimately have to win over the viewers. And it's tough to live up to the hype in today's TV landscape.
Business Insider looked at the 2015-2016 season's crop of TV shows that actually lived up to or exceeded expectations, as networks make the big decisions about what stays and what goes.
From "Ash vs. Evil Dead" to the "X-Files" revival, here are the 11 most successful new shows of the past TV year: