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Deception: Season One Ratings

Deception TV show ratingsRevenge has been a success for ABC so NBC is trying Deception. Will this new TV show be cancelled after one season or become a big hit? Stay tuned.

Revolving around a female police detective who goes undercover in the wealthy world she left behind, Deception features the talents of Laz Alonso, Meagan Good, Victor Garber, Katherine LaNasa, Tate Donovan, Wes Brown, and Ella Rae Peck. This drama airs on Monday nights and NBC has ordered 13 11 episodes.

Below are the TV show’s latest ratings for the 2012-13 season, the best way to tell if Deception is going to be cancelled or renewed for a second season.

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

UPDATE: NBC has cancelled Deception after one season and 11 episodes.

UPDATE: Is Deception coming back for another season?

Final season averages: 1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 3.63 million total viewers.

Episode 01-11: Monday, 03/18/13 (season or series finale)
1.2 in the demo (+9% change) with 3.41 million (+4% change).
Season averages: 1.29 in the demo with 3.63 million.

Episode 01-10: Monday, 03/11/13
1.1 in the demo (0% change) with 3.28 million (-2% change).
Season averages: 1.30 in the demo with 3.65 million.

Episode 01-09: Monday, 03/04/13
1.1 in the demo (-8% change) with 3.35 million (+2% change).
Season averages: 1.32 in the demo with 3.69 million.

Episode 01-08: Monday, 02/25/13
1.2 in the demo (0% change) with 3.28 million (+5% change).
Season averages: 1.35 in the demo with 3.73 million.

Episode 01-07: Monday, 02/18/13
1.2 in the demo (0% change) with 3.13 million (-3% change).
Season averages: 1.37 in the demo with 3.80 million.

Episode 01-06: Monday, 02/11/13
1.2 in the demo (+9% change) with 3.23 million (+5% change).
Season averages: 1.40 in the demo with 3.91 million.

Episode 01-05: Monday, 02/04/13
1.1 in the demo (-8% change) with 3.08 million (-17% change).
Season averages: 1.44 in the demo with 4.04 million.

NBC TV show ratingsEpisode 01-04: Monday, 01/28/13
1.3 in the demo (-8% change) with 3.73 million (+3% change).
Season averages: 1.52 in the demo with 4.29 million.

Episode 01-03: Monday, 01/21/13
1.3 in the demo (-19% change) with 3.61 million (-13% change).
Season averages: 1.63 in the demo with 4.47 million.

Episode 01-02: Monday, 01/14/13
1.6 in the demo (-20% change) with 4.14 million (-27% change).
Season averages: 1.80 in the demo with 4.90 million.

NBC TV show ratingsEpisode 01-01: Monday, 01/07/13
2.0 in the 18-49 demographic with 5.66 million total viewers.
Season averages: 2.00 in the demo with 5.66 million.

With the premiere, NBC was up by 185% in the demo when compared to last year’s edition of Rock Center with Brian Williams in the same timeslot (0.7 rating). Compared to last season’s premiere of Smash on February 6th, NBC was down by 47% in the demo (vs a 3.8 rating) down by 51% in viewers (vs 11.44 million).

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 Deception TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?


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Kathy March 19, 2013 at 4:05 pm

Finally a really good show…
My Favorite Shows: Revenge…Red Widow…
Deception… I so look Forward to watching
I watch Deception on Sunday Night! Then
I watch again on Monday’s with my husband!
He can’t watch on Sun. He has to be up early
For work! I hav nvr missed episode! My sister went
To college with Laz Alonso…I love all the player’s
Who ever did the Casting!! Fine Fine job !!
I don’t watch Reality shows…I am a MSNBC junky!!
So Deception is a good break for me…I talk the show
Up to all my Revenge Friends…Trust me that’s


Carlette March 19, 2013 at 3:48 pm

Please renew for another season, love this show!


Sue March 19, 2013 at 3:45 pm

Bring it back…still unasnwered questions


deb March 19, 2013 at 3:22 pm

Please renew this series!


Nicole March 19, 2013 at 2:57 pm

And we need to know who hired the Russians to kill Edward but got Samantha instead!!!!


Nicole March 19, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Must renew!!! Love Joanna and Julian together!!! What happens to Mia!!! That’s why people don’t like getting hooked to NBC Monday night dramas…. CAUSE NBC KEEPS CANCELLING THEM!!!!!! Don’t let us down again NBC!!


Sandra March 19, 2013 at 2:41 pm

I just discovered Deception. Please keep it on. I’ve bought all the series I missed so I could start at the beginning. Give series a chance to catch on. I’m getting tired of getting interested in something and y’all axing it. TV is over run with reality shows.
Please keep deception. Thanks


HAllen March 19, 2013 at 2:10 pm

RENEW!!! Love love this show!


J&J all the way! March 19, 2013 at 1:25 pm

Oh yes I absolutely love this show and watched the entire season. Excellent writing, plot, characters and the best hottest Couple …Julian & Joanna. WES & Meagan have some electrifying chemistry!! I cant wait to see what is ahead because this show keeps my attention. The ONLY Network show I watch. NBC you have a GEM on your hands, keep it going.


Joe March 19, 2013 at 12:57 pm

its amazing they better renew it. this is the only show i watch


Anonymous March 19, 2013 at 12:48 pm

love this show! it’s the only show on nbc that i liked! RENEW IT!!


J B Wilder March 19, 2013 at 12:41 pm

I think this show should be renewed. It is a well written show that has good acting. A second season to wrap up some of the mysteries and add story arcs should help draw more viewers as they discover the show!


Mark March 19, 2013 at 12:04 pm



Anonymous March 19, 2013 at 11:31 am



renew March 19, 2013 at 11:30 am

This is the only show I watched.
It is so good !!!! It is cleaver.


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