ABC continues to look for another ratings hit for Wednesday nights. Will How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) be what they’re looking for or yet another candidate for cancellation? We’ll have to follw the ratings and wait and see.
The first season of How to Live with Your Parents typically airs Wednesday nights at 9:30pm. The sitcom’s cast includes Sarah Chalke, Brad Garrett, Elizabeth Perkins, Jon Dore, Orlando Jones, Rachel Eggleston, and Stephanie Hunt.
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Final season averages: 1.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.35 million total viewers.
Episode 01-13: Wednesday, 06/26/13
0.9 in the demo (-10% change) with 3.06 million (-9% change).
Season averages: 1.76 in the demo with 5.35 million.
Episode 01-12: Wednesday, 06/19/13
1.0 in the demo (-17% change) with 3.35 million (-18% change).
Season averages: 1.83 in the demo with 5.54 million.
Episode 01-11: Wednesday, 06/12/13
1.2 in the demo (-8% change) with 4.06 million (+5% change).
Season averages: 1.91 in the demo with 5.74 million.
Episode 01-10: Wednesday, 06/05/13
1.3 demo rating (-7% change) with 3.86 million (-6% change).
Season averages: 1.98 in the demo with 5.91 million.
Episode 01-09: Wednesday, 05/29/13
2.06 in the demo (-33% change) with 4.12 million (-34% change).
Season averages: 2.06 in the demo with 6.14 million.
Episode 01-08: Wednesday, 05/22/13
2.1 in the demo (+5% change) with 6.26 million (+2% change).
Season averages: 2.14 in the demo with 6.39 million.
Episode 01-07: Wednesday, 05/15/13
2.0 in the demo (0% change) with 6.14 million (+4% change).
Season averages: 2.14 in the demo with 6.41 million.
Episode 01-06: Wednesday, 05/08/13
2.0 in the demo (-5% change) with 5.90 million (-5% change).
Season averages: 2.17 in the demo with 6.46 million.
Episode 01-05: Wednesday, 05/01/13
2.1 in the demo (+40% change) with 6.20 million (+29% change).
Season averages: 2.20 in the demo with 6.57 million.
Episode 01-04: Wednesday, 04/24/13
1.5 in the demo (-25% change) with 4.81 million (-21% change).
Season averages: 2.23 in the demo with 6.66 million.
Episode 01-03: Wednesday, 04/17/13
2.0 in the demo (-20% change) with 6.06 million (-17% change).
Season averages: 2.47 in the demo with 7.28 million.
Episode 01-02: Wednesday, 04/10/13
2.5 in the demo (-14% change) with 7.33 million (-13% change).
Season averages: 2.70 in the demo with 7.88 million.
Episode 01-01: Wednesday, 04/03/13
2.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 8.44 million total viewers.
Season averages: 2.90 in the demo with 8.44 million.
It was a positive start for this new sitcom. The network was on par when compared to the premiere of season two of Suburgatory back in October. Compared to the previous week’s original episode of Suburgatory in the timeslot, ABC was up by 52% in the demo (vs a 1.9 rating) and up by 58% in viewership. As is usually the case, we’ll have a better idea about the show’s chances for renewal in the next few weeks.
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 How to Live With Your Parents TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?