Airing on AMC, Mad Men has been doing better and better in the ratings each season. Will the final season’s numbers be the best yet? Will the cable channel regret that the series is ending or is the timing just right? Stay tuned.
Mad Men to follow creative director Don Draper (Jon Hamm) and his advertising agency co-workers as they close out the 1960s. This season, the large cast also includes Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones, Christina Hendricks, Aaron Staton, Rich Sommer, Kiernan Shipka, Jessica Paré, Kevin Rahm, Christopher Stanley, Jay R. Ferguson, Ben Feldman, Mason Vale Cotton, Robert Morse, John Slattery, Harry Hamlin, Allan Havey, Stephanie Drake, Trevor Einhorn, and Teyonah Parris.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
Final season averages: 0.72 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.06 million total viewers.
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For comparisons: The sixth season of Mad Men averaged a 0.9 rating in the demo with 2.49 million viewers.
What do you think? Do you like the Mad Men TV series? Do you think that it should be ending? Could they realistically make an eighth season?