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American Dad: 2011-12 TV Season Ratings

American Dad ratingsHere are the updated TV ratings for American Dad. This animated TV series follows the lives of CIA Agent Stan Smith (Seth MacFarlane) and his less-than-typical family. The eighth season of American Dad typically airs Sunday nights at 9:30pm on the FOX network.

These are the TV show’s ratings for the 2011-12 season, the best way to tell if American Dad will be cancelled or renewed for season nine. Check out our FOX ratings report card to see how this show’s numbers compare with the others on the network.

These figures will be updated as the weeks progress so be sure to bookmark and return to this page:

Final season seven averages: 2.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.68 million total viewers.

Episode 08-18: Sunday, 05/13/12
2.0 in the demo (-13% episode-to-episode change) with 4.13 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.28 in the demo with 4.68 million.
Demo average rank: #10 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-17: Sunday, 05/06/12
2.3 in the demo (+15% episode-to-episode change) with 4.82 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.30 in the demo with 4.71 million.
Demo average rank: #10 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-16: Sunday, 04/01/12
2.0 in the demo (0% episode-to-episode change) with 4.18 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.30 in the demo with 4.70 million.
Demo average rank: #10 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-15: Sunday, 03/25/12
2.0 in the demo (-9% episode-to-episode change) with 4.28 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.32 in the demo with 4.74 million.
Demo average rank: #10 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-14: Sunday, 03/18/12
2.2 in the demo (0% episode-to-episode change) with 4.61 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.34 in the demo with 4.77 million.
Demo average rank: #11 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-13: Sunday, 03/11/12
2.2 in the demo (+5% episode-to-episode change) with 4.62 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.35 in the demo with 4.78 million.
Demo average rank: #11 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-12: Sunday, 03/04/12
2.1 in the demo (-5% episode-to-episode change) with 4.29 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.37 in the demo with 4.79 million.
Demo average rank: #11 of 17 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-11: Sunday, 02/19/12
2.2 in the demo (+22% episode-to-episode change) with 4.43 million; tied for second in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.39 in the demo with 4.84 million.
Demo average rank: #11 of 17 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-10: Sunday, 02/12/12
1.8 in the demo (-25% episode-to-episode change) with 3.59 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.41 in the demo with 4.88 million.
Demo average rank: #11 of 17 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-09: Sunday, 1/29/12
2.4 in the demo (+9% episode-to-episode change) with 4.77 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.48 in the demo with 5.02 million.
Demo average rank: #11 of 17 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-08: Sunday, 1/8/12
2.2 in the demo (-12% episode-to-episode change) with 4.79 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.49 in the demo with 5.05 million.
Demo average rank: #7 of 13 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-07: Sunday, 12/11/11
2.5 in the demo (+14% episode-to-episode change) with 5.0 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.53 in the demo with 5.09 million.
Demo average rank: #8 of 13 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-06: Sunday, 11/27/11
2.2 in the demo (-8% week-to-week change) with 4.48 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.53 in the demo with 5.11 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 12 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-05: Sunday, 11/20/11
2.4 in the demo (0% week-to-week change) with 4.82 million.
Season average: 2.60 in the demo with 5.23 million.
Demo average rank: #8 of 12 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-04: Sunday, 11/13/11
2.4 in the demo (-4% week-to-week change) with 4.87 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.65 in the demo with 5.34 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 12 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-03: Sunday, 11/6/11
2.5 in the demo (-7% episode-to-episode change) with 4.85 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.73 in the demo with 5.49 million.
Demo average rank: #8 of 12 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-02: Sunday, 10/2/11
2.7 in the demo (-10% week-to-week change) with 5.8 million; third place in the timeslot.

Episode 08-01: Sunday, 9/25/11
3.0 in the 18-49 demographic with 5.83 million; third in the timeslot. The debut matched last year’s demo.


Reference point: The 2010-11 season averaged a 2.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 4.72 million viewers.

Note: These ratings are collected by the Nielsen company and are the final national numbers. These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings and are reported on by most other outlets. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.

What do you think? Do you like the American Dad TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for an ninth season?

 

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Sean Rooney May 14, 2012 at 11:58 pm

Cancel it? No way!! Please noooooooooo. Roger is probably my favorite cartoon character ever (the alternative is Bender from Futurama…what is it with me & amoral cartoon characters? lol)

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Frank Miller May 3, 2012 at 8:57 am

I like this show very much I wouldn’t cancel it.

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Frank Miller May 3, 2012 at 8:55 am

American Dad is one of the best shows of Fox.Why in the world would you cancel it.Seth Mcfarlane is a genius.As far as adult orientated cartoons this is one of the best by far 2nd only to Family Guy.DO NOT CANCEL PLEASE1

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