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Elementary: Season One Ratings

CBS TV series Elementary ratingsWill this new take on Sherlock Holmes, Elementary, be a ratings success and renewed for a second season — or will it be cancelled, like so many other newbie shows?

Elementary typically airs on Thursday nights at 10pm on CBS. The show stars Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn, and Jon Michael Hill.

Below are the TV show’s ratings for the 2012-13 season, the best way to tell if Elementary will be cancelled or renewed for season two.

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

Final season averages: 2.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 10.65 million total viewers.

Episode 01-22 & 01-23: Thursday, 05/16/13
2.0 in the demo (+5% change) with 8.98 million (-3% change).
Season averages: 2.26 in the demo with 10.65 million.

Episode 01-21: Thursday, 05/09/13
1.9 in the demo (-5% change) with 9.29 million (-5% change).
Season averages: 2.29 in the demo with 10.80 million.

Episode 01-20: Thursday, 05/02/13
2.0 in the demo (0% change) with 9.75 million (-3% change).
Season averages: 2.31 in the demo with 10.88 million.

Episode 01-19: Thursday, 04/25/13
2.0 in the demo (-5% change) with 10.07 million (-4% change).
Season averages: 2.32 in the demo with 10.94 million.

Episode 01-18: Thursday, 04/04/13
2.1 in the demo (-9% change) with 10.48 million (-8% change).
Season averages: 2.34 in the demo with 10.99 million.

UPDATE: Elementary has been renewed for a second season by CBS.

Episode 01-17: Thursday, 03/14/13
2.3 in the demo (-4% change) with 11.33 million (+1% change).
Season averages: 2.35 in the demo with 11.02 million.

Episode 01-16: Thursday, 02/21/13
2.4 in the demo (+4% change) with 11.19 million (+2% change).
Season averages: 2.36 in the demo with 11.00 million.

Episode 01-15: Thursday, 02/14/13
2.3 in the demo (+5% change) with 10.98 million (+1% change).
Season averages: 2.35 in the demo with 10.98 million.

Episode 01-14: Thursday, 02/07/13
2.2 in the demo (0% change) with 10.84 million (-1% change).
Season averages: 2.36 in the demo with 10.98 million.

Episode 01-13: Thursday, 01/31/13
2.2 in the demo (-8% change) with 10.90 million (-5% change).
Season averages: 2.37 in the demo with 11.00 million.

Episode 01-12: Thursday, 01/10/13
2.4 in the demo (-8% change) with 11.48 million (0% change).
Season averages: 2.38 in the demo with 11.00 million.

CBS TV show ratingsEpisode 01-11: Thursday, 01/03/13
2.6 in the demo (+13% change) with 11.44 million (+9% change).
Season averages: 2.38 in the demo with 10.96 million.

Episode 01-10: Thursday, 12/13/12
2.3 in the demo (+10% change) with 10.46 million (+2% change).
Season averages: 2.36 in the demo with 10.91 million

Episode 01-09: Thursday, 12/06/12
2.1 in the demo (-5% change) with 10.31 million (-1% change).
Season averages: 2.37 in the demo with 10.96 million.

Episode 01-08: Thursday, 11/29/12
2.2 in the demo (-4% change) with 10.46 million (-3% change).
Season averages: 2.40 in the demo with 11.05 million.

Episode 01-07: Thursday, 11/15/12
2.3 in the demo (+5% change) with 10.75 million (-1% change).
Season averages: 2.43 in the demo with 11.13 million.

UPDATE: CBS has ordered two additional episodes, bringing the season total to 24 installments.

Episode 01-06: Thursday, 11/08/12
2.2 in the demo (-8% change) with 10.90 million (+4% change).
Season averages: 2.45 in the demo with 11.19 million.

Episode 01-05: Thursday, 11/01/12
2.4 in the demo (+9% change) with 10.49 million (+2% change).
Season averages: 2.50 in the demo with 11.25 million.

Episode 01-04: Thursday, 10/25/12
2.2 in the demo (-4% change) with 10.31 million (-6% change).
Season averages: 2.52 in the demo with 11.44 million.

UPDATE: CBS has ordered nine additional episodes, bringing the season total to 22.

Episode 01-03: Thursday, 10/18/12
2.3 in the demo (-8% change) with 10.91 million (-2% change).
Season averages: 2.63 in the demo with 11.82 million.

Episode 01-02: Thursday, 10/04/12
2.5 in the demo (-19% change) with 11.13 million (-17% change).
Season averages: 2.80 in the demo with 12.27 million.

Episode 01-01: Thursday, 09/27/12
3.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 13.41 million total viewers.
Season averages: 3.10 in the demo with 13.41 million.

This was a positive start for the new series, particularly in viewership, but the demo could have been stronger — especially considering the fairly lackluster competition (Scandal on ABC and Rock Center with Brian Williams on NBC).

Compared to the season premiere of The Mentalist a year ago, CBS was up by 10% in the demo (vs a 2.8 rating) and down by 1% in viewers (vs 13.56 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 Elementary TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or be renewed for a second season?

 

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Joan January 28, 2013 at 8:29 pm

I love this show! Please renew it!

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Jo Anna January 26, 2013 at 1:52 pm

TOTALLY LOVE THIS SHOW! IT’S MY FAVE!

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Sue January 25, 2013 at 9:38 pm

My husband and I just LOVE this show…The cast, script writing, and directing are exceptionally fine! The actors should both receive Emmy nominations. PLEASE KEEP this show CBS!!!

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Karen January 19, 2013 at 7:27 am

Love this show !

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Krista January 13, 2013 at 12:36 pm

My husband and I watch this every week and LOVE IT! It’s a very intriguing take on a modern day Holmes and Watson and we look forward to seeing what the next new episode is going to be. We just finished watching “M” (DVR’d) and we’re both REALLY hoping this is renewed for another season.

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Anonymous January 13, 2013 at 5:51 pm

I agree!!! It is the first show in a long time that I have looked forward to every week

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Kathy January 11, 2013 at 10:58 pm

I usually don’t watch any new series the first year. I get tired of having my heart broken. It took a life threatening illness to push me back into watching television to begin with. What happens is I watch a series and really get into it, then bam, the network kills it. Usually with no great ending to put the story to rest and a lot of times before a complete first season can be put together.

Elementary looked so good that I could not wait to watch and get into it from it’s very first preview. This is definitely a series that needs to have a complete course. The cast is fantastic. The storylines have been really good. We all seem to love how you have brought Holmes and Watson into modern day. Now, with “M” Moriarty, you MUST keep this on the air and play it out.

CBS has some really good shows on the air. It took me this past year to catch up on all the Mentalist shows (remember if I weren’t sick, I wouldn’t be watching tv due to all the shows being cancelled), and that is another show that needs to ride until it’s completion. Shame on CBS if you don’t keep these shows and take them to the end. Of course they all must come to an end, but there is way too many places to take these two shows.

Please don’t disappoint.
k.

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Matt January 11, 2013 at 10:14 pm

Elementary is awesome. Any body would like this show. It’s funny witty clean (minus a few blood stains). Lol. This is next best to arrow Please do not cancel this show and keep the same cast as well. Thank u!!!

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Christy January 11, 2013 at 9:55 pm

One of the best shows out now ~ My husband and I really enjoy the cast and writing!

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claudia williams January 11, 2013 at 8:33 pm

elementary is one of my favorite shows i think it should be on a long time

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Renae January 11, 2013 at 3:51 pm

My son and I watch it every week. We love the show! Please renew it for a second season

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Cam G January 11, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Live Elementary and Person of Interest please don’t cancel either. Plus you just brought moriarty in the picture…. This is just the beginning of something great to be even Greater

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Wendy Ck January 11, 2013 at 1:55 am

Please don’t cancel Elementary!!! It’s a great show! Bringing Sherlock into the future was a great idea. Jonny Miller & Lucy Liu make a wonderful team.

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Carol-Lynn January 11, 2013 at 12:08 am

Please renew, one of the most innovative shows on T.V. I really really enjoy the plots and the actors. Please do a season 2!

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elizabeth smith January 7, 2013 at 11:29 pm

my favorite is elementary and person of interest two great shows

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American January 6, 2013 at 11:58 am

I spend my whole Thursday night watching CBS, and this is a terrific follow-up to Person of Interest, in my opinion. My whole family will stay up to watch, because it is just that good.

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