Enlightened: Season Two Ratings

Enlightened season two ratingsYou certainly couldn’t call Enlightened a ratings success but season one did get some positive attention from critics and at the Golden Globes. Will that attention be enough for HBO to renew the series for season three or will they cancel it instead?

Enlightened airs on Sunday nights and there are just eight episodes this time (vs 10 in season one). The show stars Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Luke Wilson, Sarah Burns, and Timm Sharp.

Below are the most recent ratings for the second season of Enlightened on HBO. The TV show’s ratings are the best way to tell if a series will be cancelled or renewed for another season.

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

UPDATE: HBO has deceided to cancel Enlightened after two seasons.

Final season averages: 0.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 0.22 million total viewers.

Episode 02-08: Sunday, 03/03/13
0.1 demo rating (0% change) with 0.22 million (+75% change).
Season averages: 0.10 in the demo with 0.22 million.

Episode 02-07: Sunday, 02/24/13
0.1 demo rating (0% change) with 0.13 million (-54% change).
Season averages: 0.10 in the demo with 0.22 million.

Episode 02-06: Sunday, 02/17/13
0.1 demo rating (0% change) with 0.27 million (+25% change).
Season averages: 0.10 in the demo with 0.24 million.

Episode 02-05: Sunday, 02/10/13
0.1 demo rating (0% change) with 0.22 million (+6% change).
Season averages: 0.10 in the demo with 0.23 million.

Episode 02-04: Saturday, 02/02/13
0.1 demo rating (0% change) with 0.20 million (-17% change).
Season averages: 0.10 in the demo with 0.24 million.

Episode 02-03: Sunday, 01/27/13
0.1 demo rating (0% change) with 0.25 million (+22% change).
Season averages: 0.10 in the demo with 0.25 million.

Episode 02-02: Sunday, 01/20/13
0.1 demo rating (0% change) with 0.202 million (-32% change).
Season averages: 0.10 in the demo with 0.25 million.

Episode 02-01: Sunday, 01/13/13
0.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 0.30 million total viewers.
Season average: 0.10 in the demo with 0.30 million.

Year-to-year, the premiere was up slightly in the ratings but the numbers are still really low.


Reference point: The first season of Enlightened barely averaged a 0.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 0.17 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 the Enlightened TV series? Do you think it should be renewed for a third season or cancelled instead?

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  1. Christine Goodridge says

    Please renew this show! Fantastic characters, especially Amy Jellicoe. Just the perfect mix of vulnerable and crazy.

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