Pin It
TV shows on DVD

Golden Boy: Season One Ratings

golden boy cbs tv show ratingsVegas hasn’t been a ratings hit for CBS. Will Golden Boy preform better or will it be cancelled after one season, like so many others TV shows? We’ll have to wait and see.

Golden Boy revolves around an ambitious young cop who goes on to become New York’s youngest police commissioner. The show typically airs on Tuesday or Friday nights on CBS. The cast includes Theo James, Chi McBride, Kevin Alejandro, Bonnie Somerville, Holt McCallany, and Stella Maeve.

Below are the TV show’s ratings for the 2012-13 season, the best way to tell if Golden Boy 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: 1.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 8.19 million total viewers.

Episode 01-13: Tuesday, 05/14/13
1.2 in the demo (0% change) with 6.91 million (-1% change).
Season averages: 1.42 in the demo with 8.19 million.

UPDATE: CBS has cancelled Golden Boy after one season of 13 episodes.

Episode 01-12: Tuesday, 05/07/13
1.2 in the demo (-8% change) with 6.99 million (-9% change).
Season averages: 1.43 in the demo with 8.30 million.

Episode 01-11: Tuesday, 04/30/13
1.3 in the demo (-7% change) with 7.64 million (-4% change).
Season averages: 1.45 in the demo with 8.42 million.

Episode 01-10: Tuesday, 04/23/13
1.4 in the demo (-7% change) with 7.94 million (-2% change).
Season averages: 1.47 in the demo with 8.50 million.

Episode 01-09: Tuesday, 04/16/13
1.5 in the demo (0% change) with 8.07 million (+2% change).
Season averages: 1.48 in the demo with 8.56 million.

Episode 01-08: Tuesday, 04/09/13
1.5 in the demo (+15% change) with 7.89 million (+1% change).
Season averages: 1.48 in the demo with 8.62 million.

Episode 01-07: Tuesday, 04/02/13
1.3 in the demo (-7% change) with 7.83 million (-3% change).
Season averages: 1.47 in the demo with 8.72 million.

Episode 01-06: Tuesday, 03/26/13
1.4 in the demo (-18% change) with 8.07 million (-13% change).
Season averages: 1.50 in the demo with 8.87 million.

Episode 01-05: Tuesday, 03/19/13
1.7 in the demo (+13% change) with 9.26 million (+9% change).
Season averages: 1.52 in the demo with 9.03 million.

Episode 01-04: Tuesday, 03/12/13
1.5 in the demo (+50% change) with 8.53 million (+15% change).
Season averages: 1.48 in the demo with 8.97 million.

Episode 01-03: Friday, 03/08/13
1.0 in the demo (-38% change) with 7.41 million (-21% change).
Season averages: 1.47 in the demo with 9.12 million.

Episode 01-02: Tuesday, 03/05/13
1.6 in the demo (-11% change) with 9.40 million (-11% change).
Season averages: 1.70 in the demo with 9.98 million.

Episode 01-01: Tuesday, 02/26/13
1.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 10.46 million total viewers. (These are fast affiliate numbers and will be updated to reflect the national ratings when they are available.)

Compared to the series premiere of Vegas, CBS was down by 25% in the demo (vs a 2.4 rating) and down by 30% in viewers (vs 14.85 million). Not a good start.

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


Newer and/or Related Articles

{ 161 comments… read them below or add one }

Scott April 9, 2013 at 11:04 pm

Please renew Golden Boy! It is a great show and there is finally something to watch on Tuesday night!


Ruth April 8, 2013 at 11:08 pm

My husband and I love The Golden Boy & Vegas please don’t cancel the shows!!


paul Lewis April 7, 2013 at 7:01 pm

This show has character good acting all types of situations it should be contiued


Anonymous April 7, 2013 at 5:03 pm

Don’t cancel golden boy


Dana April 6, 2013 at 11:18 pm

This is an incredible show. Great writing, strong characters, and stories that treat the audience with respect. I really hope CBS gives it a sophomore season.


shsch April 6, 2013 at 8:32 am

I think Golden Boy is a really excellent program. The characters are actually developed, not ciphers like in The Mentalist (a show that has outlived its welcome in my book). CBS should keep it on. I think it’s an intelligent drama that deserves life. Chi McBride & Theo James are GREAT!!!


donna April 5, 2013 at 10:01 pm

I really think you should give this show a chance to find an audience. It came on in the middle of the season so it may take awhile for people to hear about it. I like the show and it’s characters.


Elyse April 4, 2013 at 9:48 pm

Don’t cancel this show! Golden Boy is my new favorite show – great writing.


Anonymous April 4, 2013 at 6:51 pm

I love this show! I think the chemistry is getting better and the stories are more interesting in each episode. I think this could be a winner.


Susan April 4, 2013 at 12:42 pm

I hope they give the show a chance.


Carole April 4, 2013 at 11:00 am

This show is really growing on me and I love it! Would hate to see it cancelled.


JC April 4, 2013 at 12:07 am

The best show on tv right now!!! Has great writing, wonderful character appeal, some really great actors, (Chi McBride for one) and of course …….Theo James!!! Have seen in some earlier shows and am so glad he has this series now. Great actor plus being a hunk to look at doesn’t hurt! Praying this show is re-newed.


G April 3, 2013 at 7:08 pm

This show has such promise and there is so much to look foward to. Please don’t cancel it!


Joe April 3, 2013 at 11:31 am

Best show I have seen in a long time-writing is awesome and characters are true to the feeling of the show. Please do not cancel this show. Can’t wait for the next episodes !


Gail April 3, 2013 at 12:09 am

Love the Golden Boy, hope they don’t cancel it! Give it a chance! Good writing and NOT a reality show! Please keep it!


Leave a Comment