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Boardwalk Empire: Season Three Ratings

HBO Boardwalk Empire ratingsWhile “Nucky” Thompson (Steve Buscemi) tries to hold onto his control of Atlantic City, HBO tries to hold onto subscribers. Will Boardwalk Empire help them do that, and in the process get renewed for a fourth season — or will the TV series be cancelled instead?

The large cast of this gritty drama also includes Anthony Laciura, Arron Shiver, Bobby Cannavale, Charlie Cox, Christopher McDonald, Gretchen Mol, Jack Huston, Kelly Macdonald, Meg Chambers Steedle, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Shannon, Michael Stuhlbarg, Paul Sparks, Shea Whigham, Stephen Graham, Stephen Root, and Vincent Piazza.

Below are the most recent ratings for Boardwalk Empire on HBO. The third season airs on Sunday nights. There are 12 episodes once again.

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

Final season averages: 0.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.32 million total viewers.

Episode 03-12: Sunday, 12/02/12
0.9 demo rating (+13% change) with 2.73 million (+19% change).
Season averages: 0.85 in the demo with 2.32 million.

Episode 03-11: Sunday, 11/25/12
0.8 demo rating (0% change) with 2.30 million (+5% change).
Season averages: 0.85 in the demo with 2.28 million.

Episode 03-10: Sunday, 11/18/12
0.8 demo rating (+14% change) with 2.18 million (+6% change).
Season averages: 0.85 in the demo with 2.28 million.

Episode 03-09: Sunday, 11/11/12
0.7 demo rating (0% change) with 2.06 million (-1% change).
Season averages: 0.86 in the demo with 2.29 million.

Episode 03-08: Sunday, 11/04/12
0.7 demo rating (0% change) with 2.09 million (+6% change).
Season averages: 0.88 in the demo with 2.32 million.

Episode 03-07: Sunday, 10/28/12
0.7 demo rating (-13% change) with 1.97 million (-16% change).
Season averages: 0.90 in the demo with 2.35 million.

Episode 03-06: Sunday, 10/21/12
0.8 demo rating (0% change) with 2.34 million (+7% change).
Season averages: 0.93 in the demo with 2.42 million.

Episode 03-05: Sunday, 10/14/12
0.8 demo rating (-11% change) with 2.19 million (+4% change).
Season averages: 0.96 in the demo with 2.43 million.

Episode 03-04: Sunday, 10/07/12
0.9 demo rating (0% change) with 2.11 million (-11% change).
Season averages: 1.00 in the demo with 2.49 million.

UPDATE: Boardwalk Empire has been renewed for a fourth season on HBO.

Episode 03-03: Sunday, 09/30/12
0.9 demo rating (-10% change) with 2.36 million (-10% change).
Season averages: 1.03 in the demo with 2.62 million.

Episode 03-02: Sunday, 09/23/12
1.0 demo rating (-17% change) with 2.62 million (-9% change).
Season averages: 1.10 in the demo with 2.75 million.

Episode 03-01: Sunday, 09/16/12
1.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.89 million total viewers.
Season average: 1.20 in the demo with 2.45 million.

Reference point: The second season of Boardwalk Empire averaged a 1.1 rating in the demographic with 2.73 million viewers.

Cable ratings are typically released within a day or so of the show’s airing, except for in the case of weekends and holidays. They are sometimes harder to come by so there may be occasional delays or gaps.

What do you think? Do you still like Boardwalk Empire TV series? Do you think the show should be cancelled or renewed for a fourth season?

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{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

LB June 2, 2013 at 10:03 am

Best show on the air, tells a story from all sides of questions.


Anonymous December 4, 2012 at 11:05 pm

Best show ever the story’s are so great I never miss it I can not wait till next Sunday



Amy December 2, 2012 at 5:56 pm

It’s is my favorite show on tv. Please do NOT cancel it. We have Boardwalk Empire watching parties where many of us gather together and watch the episodes in Sunday night. Please DO NOT CANCEL THIS SHOW!!! Nucky is the bomb!!!


Tony November 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Bring back Darmody as some sort of reflective, advisable, hidden shadow, back-ear whisper of sorts.


Donna November 25, 2012 at 10:06 pm

Absolutely, the best show on HBO!!! Bring on season 4, 5 and 6…love it!!!


ADG November 22, 2012 at 8:58 am

I love Boardwalk Empire, and while I agree that this season has had its struggles, the show is still one of the best shows on television. I am so glad it has been renewed for a fourth season! I just hope that viewership increases–there are so few shows of this quality on TV today.


Hank November 13, 2012 at 8:55 pm

Boardwalk was renewed for season 4 in October.


Uziel Contreras September 19, 2012 at 8:02 pm

Boardwalk Empire is a great, realistic and gritty take on tge mobster mafioso era of Atlantic City it shows the “Original Gangsters” before the famous ones like Al Capone and Lucky Luciano, it shows their climb and journey to the top of the mad food chain that is the Mobster life. Its a great show filled with Love, Betrayal, Envy, Lust, Hate, Pride, Vanity and its topped off with enough chills, thrills and twists that impress even the likes of Shakespeare. This show is definitely worthy for another 2-3 great more seasons!


Matt September 19, 2012 at 3:15 am

Best show on TV. Hands down.


DG September 18, 2012 at 9:15 pm

Seriously is this even a debate? If it doesn’t stay on HBO until it’s original planned end date then I refuse to watch anything HBO puts out again. OK maybe not but myself and many, many people in the world will be furrrious. KEEP.


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