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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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{ 466 comments… read them below or add one }

R Byrd March 14, 2013 at 10:55 pm

Don’t cancel Deception it is finally getting good


Agidi March 14, 2013 at 10:03 pm

I love it… i don’t think it should be cancelled. Excellent storyline and cast.


Jamie March 14, 2013 at 12:48 pm

Please don’t cancel this show!!! Deception is really a great show!


Anonymous March 14, 2013 at 11:46 am

Please keep it! Even if on another night at a different time! Such a great storyline, characters, cast, writing…please give it a chance!!!


maryjolocke March 14, 2013 at 11:31 am

please don,t deception it is a great show


Jenn white March 14, 2013 at 1:05 am

I love this show. Would be a waste to cancel it after just one season.


AliT March 14, 2013 at 12:18 am

Cannot cancel this show!!! It’s getting soooo good and I love the characters, relationships and twist!!! :D another season for sure!!


Carla Steele March 13, 2013 at 10:40 pm

Deception is the only show I currently watch network TV for.


NLL80 March 13, 2013 at 10:13 pm

I love this show! The lead is a black female cop. Being a female latina in law enforcement, I know personally how difficult it is to be in this line of work. It’s even harder when your a woman and a minority, it’s a double whammy. You have to work twice as hard to prove yourself because no one respects you or takes you seriously. Most men have a hard time dealing with women as authority figures and don’t like taking orders from us either! I hope Deception gets renewed for another season. We need more shows like this on tv.


diane March 13, 2013 at 3:22 pm

Deception is a great show and I feel it would be a tragedy if NBC cancels it…I am so tired of reality shows and feel this is a great drama for their lineup. I rather watch this show than Biggest Loser and other boring shows.


Anonymous March 13, 2013 at 2:21 pm

I really hope they don’t cancel this show. It’s really good.


Lorrie March 13, 2013 at 11:53 am

Please keep the show on and renew the season..I definitely enjoy the drama, sex and story line. Love it… It’s a nice change from all the stupid reality shows and it’s original…


Denise H March 13, 2013 at 9:58 am

Deception is the only reason I stay up on Mondays. The show has so much going for it. Every Tuesday morning I sit down and talk the show over with my mother in law to see if we missed a clue as to who killed Vivan. Once we saw the first episode we picked who the killer was. Since the real killer has yet to be revealed it will be nice to see who actually won between us. Please keep Deception for another season. Even if you have to move it to you sister station.


pattisun March 13, 2013 at 8:50 am

I really like Deception. Quit being a network hatchet and go for quality. This show really keeps me coming back each week!!


Jane March 12, 2013 at 9:32 pm

I really like the program. Keep wondering what the next week will bring. Hope there is another season in the works.


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