ABC has had some great success with Shonda Rhimes TV shows on Thursdays. Will How to Get Away with Murder be a hit in the ratings too? Will it be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned.
A legal-mystery TV series, How to Get Away with Murder revolves around a college professor and defense attorney (Viola Davis) who, along with her students, gets involved with a murder case. The rest of the cast includes Tom Verica, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Aja Naomi King, Jack Falahee, Karla Souza, Matt McGorry, Charlie Weber, Liza Weil, and Katie Findlay.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — typically around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
Final season averages: 3.0 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 9.76 million total viewers.
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Due to a Nielsen glitch, some of the early ratings of the 2014-15 season were revised a few weeks later.
Note: These are the final national numbers (unless noted with an “*”). These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings. 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 How to Get Away with Murder TV show? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?