USA Today- ‘Designated Survivor,’ ‘This is Us’ remain TV’s most-praised newcomers

Remakes of MacGyver, Lethal Weapon and The Exorcist rebounded last week as the new fall TV crop's most conversation-sparking shows. But two original series — ABC's Designated Survivor and NBC's This Is Us — drew the most favorable comments, followed by NBC comedy The Good Place, a distant third.

Those are the latest findings in an ongoing study by Engagement Labs' Keller Fay Group for the week ended Oct. 16, shared exclusively with USA TODAY. The New Jersey researcher is polling viewers about which shows they're talking about offline, and scraping data from social-media networks to gauge online chatter, with decidedly different results.

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