Necessary Roughness: Season Three Ratings

necessary roughness: canceled or renewed?Dani is back to help top performers be at the top of their game. Will Necessary Roughness continue to be a positive performer for USA Network? Will it be cancelled or renewed for season four? We’ll have to wait and see.

Airing on Wednesday nights, the show features the talents of Callie Thorne, Marc Blucas, Mehcad Brooks, Scott Cohen, and John Stamos. There are 10 episodes this season (vs 16 in season two). Below are the most recent ratings and the list will be updated after each new episode airs.

Final season averages: 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.45 million total viewers.

Episode 03-10: Wednesday, 08/21/13
0.6 demo rating (0% change) with 2.36 million (+1% change).
Season averages: 0.64 in the demo with 2.45 million.

Episode 03-09: Wednesday, 08/14/13
0.6 demo rating (0% change) with 2.35 million (+1% change).
Season averages: 0.64 in the demo with 2.45 million.

Episode 03-08: Wednesday, 08/07/13
0.6 demo rating (-14% change) with 2.34 million (-7% change).
Season averages: 0.65 in the demo with 2.47 million.

Episode 03-07: Wednesday, 07/31/13
0.7 demo rating (0% change) with 2.51 million (+3% change).
Season averages: 0.66 in the demo with 2.49 million.

Episode 03-06: Wednesday, 07/24/13
0.7 demo rating (+17% change) with 2.45 million (-4% change).
Season averages: 0.65 in the demo with 2.48 million.

Episode 03-05: Wednesday, 07/17/13
0.6 demo rating (0% change) with 2.56 million (+22% change).
Season averages: 0.64 in the demo with 2.49 million.

Episode 03-04: Wednesday, 07/10/13
0.6 demo rating (-14% change) with 2.11 million (-21% change).
Season averages: 0.65 in the demo with 2.47 million.

Episode 03-03: Wednesday, 06/26/13
0.7 demo rating (0% change) with 2.65 million (+6% change).
Season averages: 0.67 in the demo with 2.59 million.

Episode 03-02: Wednesday, 06/19/13
0.7 demo rating (+17% change) with 2.51 million (-4% change).
Season averages: 0.65 in the demo with 2.56 million.

Episode 03-01: Wednesday, 06/12/13
0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.61 million total viewers.
Season average: 0.60 in the demo with 2.61 million.

Compared to the start of season two, the debut was down in the demo (vs a 0.8 rating) and down in total viewership (vs 3.02 million).


Reference point: The second season of Necessary Roughness averaged a 0.7 in the demo with 2.50 million total 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 still like the Necessary Roughness TV series? Do you think that it should have been cancelled or renewed for a fourth season?

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  1. Teresa says

    Love Necessary Roughness, it is so different from standard TV programs, would love to keep seeing it. Nico is so much better for Callie. Would love to see more of this show!

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