Million Little Things Cast 2ABC’s “A Million Little Things” premieres Wednesday, but it feels like a desperate way for the network to have its own “This Is Us.”ABC2018 has been a pretty good year for television, but not for new network shows. 

Most of the new shows that have come from the big broadcast networks feel like they’ve been done over and over again, like the medical drama “New Amsterdam” on NBC. And others, like ABC’s “A Million Little Things,” feel like knock-offs of successful shows like “This Is Us.”

In fact, network television has had a bad year generally, delivering many unwatchable or mediocre shows. While there are some promising new shows on the networks like CBS’ “Murphy Brown” reboot and ABC’s “Single Parents,” most are performing poorly with critics and audiences. 

We rounded up the worst new fall TV shows on the networks, ranked according to critics on Rotten Tomatoes.

We also included each show’s description from the network, the Rotten Tomatoes audience score (which often differs from the critic score), and a revealing quote from a critic.

Here are the worst new TV shows of the 2018 fall season: