No need to worry about Melissa & Joey being cancelled any time soon. The ABC Family sitcom was renewed for a fourth season before season three even started airing. Still, it’s fun to see how well the show’s doing in the ratings.
Airing on Wednesday nights, Melissa & Joey stars Joey Lawrence, Melissa Joan Hart, and Nick Robinson. Below are the show’s TV ratings, ordinarily the best way to tell if the series would be cancelled or renewed. These figures will be updated as the weeks progress:
Final season averages: 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 990,000 viewers.
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Compared to the second season, the third season debut was down by 29% in the demo (vs a 0.7 rating) and down by 20% in viewership (vs 1.21 million).
Reference point: Season two averaged a 0.6 rating in the demo with 1.23 million viewers.
Cable ratings are typically released within a day or so of the show’s airing, except for in the case of weekends and holidays. They are sometimes harder to come by so there may be occasional delays or gaps.
What do you think? Do you like the Melissa & Joey TV series? Are you glad that it’s already been renewed for a fourth season or should it have been cancelled, to make way for something better?