House: Ratings for the 2011-12 TV Season

House ratingsHere are the ratings for the House TV show. Doctor Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) continues to brilliantly solve tough cases and offend everyone along the way. The eighth season of House typically airs Monday nights at 9pm on the FOX network.

These are the TV show’s ratings for the 2011-12 season, the best way to tell if House is going to be cancelled or renewed for season nine (providing Hugh Laurie wants to do it). Check out our FOX ratings report card to see how this show’s numbers compare with the others on the network.

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Final season eight averages: 2.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 7.14 million total viewers.

Episode 08-23: Monday, 05/21/12
2.9 in the demo (+45% episode-to-episode change) with 8.72 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.52 in the demo with 7.14 million.
Demo average rank: #7 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-22: Monday, 05/21/12 (retrospective)
2.1 in the demo (-5% episode-to-episode change) with 6.27 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.50 in the demo with 7.07 million.
Demo average rank: #7 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-21: Monday, 05/14/12
2.2 in the demo (+5% episode-to-episode change) with 6.45 million; fourth in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.52 in the demo with 7.10 million.
Demo average rank: #7 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-20: Monday, 05/07/12
2.1 in the demo (0% episode-to-episode change) with 6.09 million; fourth in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.54 in the demo with 7.14 million.
Demo average rank: #7 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-19: Monday, 04/30/12
2.1 in the demo (-9% episode-to-episode change) with 6.45 million; fourth in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.56 in the demo with 7.19 million.
Demo average rank: #7 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-18: Monday, 04/23/12
2.3 in the demo (+15% episode-to-episode change) with 6.49 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.58 in the demo with 7.23 million.
Demo average rank: #7 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-17: Monday, 04/16/12
2.0 in the demo (+5% episode-to-episode change) with 5.61 million; fourth in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.60 in the demo with 7.28 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-16: Monday, 04/09/12
1.9 in the demo (-17% episode-to-episode change) with 6.01 million; fourth in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.64 in the demo with 7.38 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-15: Monday, 04/02/12
2.3 in the demo (+10% episode-to-episode change) with 6.67 million; fourth in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.69 in the demo with 7.47 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-14: Monday, 03/19/12
2.1 in the demo (-13% episode-to-episode change) with 5.94 million; fourth in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.71 in the demo with 7.53 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-13: Monday, 02/20/12
2.4 in the demo (0% episode-to-episode change) with 7.08 million; fourth in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.76 in the demo with 7.65 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 17 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-12: Monday, 02/13/12
2.4 in the demo (-4% episode-to-episode change) with 7.16 million; fourth in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.79 in the demo with 7.70 million.
Demo average rank: #7 of 17 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

UPDATE: It’s been announced that season eight will be the end of the House series.

Episode 08-11: Monday, 02/06/12
2.5 in the demo (-14% episode-to-episode change) with 7.09 million; fourth in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.83 in the demo with 7.75 million.
Demo average rank: #8 of 17 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-10: Monday, 01/30/12
2.9 in the demo (-7% episode-to-episode change) with 8.6 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.86 in the demo with 7.82 million.
Demo average rank: #8 of 16 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-09: Monday, 01/23/12
3.1 in the demo (+19% episode-to-episode change) with 8.76 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.86 in the demo with 7.71 million.
Demo average rank: #7 of 16 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-08: Monday, 11/28/11
2.6 in the demo (+4% week-to-week change) with 7.41 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.83 in the demo with 7.58 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 12 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-07: Monday, 11/21/11
2.5 in the demo (0% week-to-week change) with 7.46 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.86 in the demo with 7.61 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 12 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-06: Monday, 11/14/11
2.5 in the demo (-11% week-to-week change) with 6.63 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 2.92 in the demo with 7.63 million.
Demo average rank: #5 of 12 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-05: Monday, 11/07/11
2.8 in the demo (+12% week-to-week change) with 7.5 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.00 in the demo with 7.83 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 12 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-04: Monday, 10/31/11
2.5 in the demo (-19% week-to-week change) with 6.65 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.05 in the demo with 7.90 million.
Demo average rank: #5 of 12 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-03: Monday, 10/17/11
3.1 in the demo (+15% week-to-week change) with 8.34 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.2 in the demo with 8.32 million.
Demo average rank: #5 of 11 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-02: Monday, 10/10/11
2.7 in the demo (-31% week-to-week change) with 6.85 million; second in the timeslot (delayed until 10pm).
Season average: 3.3 in the demo with 8.31 million.
Demo average rank: #5 of 10 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 08-01: Monday, 10/3/11
3.9 in the 18-49 demographic with 9.8 million viewers; second in the timeslot. Compared to last season’s debut, the show was down by 7% in the demo. It remains one of the network’s top performing TV series.
Demo average rank: #3 of 10 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).


Reference point: The 2010-11 season averaged a 3.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 9.94 million viewers.

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 House TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a ninth season?

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27 Comments · Read them below or add one

  1. Albert says

    This are the ratings the show can pull without Lisa Edelstein and her lovely Cuddy. Of course it is cancelled. It sucks so much this year i could only stomach a couple of episodes. It´ll tune in for the finale, that´s sure.

  2. Anonymous says

    Not as good as it use to be with no Love & War going on with a female Character it is constent HOUSE attitude it has become OLD for me

  3. Craig says

    I have seen the first two episodes of the new season, and I was pleasantly surprised. Though I admit that I thought he should have gotten a longer jail term.

  4. Chuck says

    Really enjoy House but, this is obviously the last season. Thanks to all who are/were involved in the creation of a great show.

  5. Zabster says

    It’d be interesting if they kept him in jail for a while with a whole prison of interesting cases but I saw from next week’s previews that he’s already getting out. What a drag.

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