Perception: Season Two Ratings

Perception: canceled or renewed on TNT?Last year, TNT’s Perception started out strong in the ratings but then fell over the course of the season. Will the numbers grow this time or continue to fall? Cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned to find out.

Perception airs on Tuesday nights and there are 14 episodes this time (vs 10 last year). The cast includes Eric McCormack, Arjay Smith, Kelly Rowan, LeVar Burton, and Rachael Leigh Cook.

Below are the TV show’s ratings for the Summer 2013 season, the best way to tell if the show will be cancelled or renewed for another season. These figures will be updated as the weeks progress so you can check on how it’s doing.

UPDATE: Perception has been renewed for a third season 15 episodes.

Final season averages: 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 3.06 million total viewers.

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Reference point: The first season averaged a 0.8 demo rating with 4.24 million viewers.

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 Perception TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a third season?

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  1. says

    For once do keep a good, intelligent show…audience should have other options other than those “reality shows” that is just garbage. Give viewers the chance to discover this show by advertising, and more marketing…because hinestly a lot of people does not even know that this show is even on air..

  2. Charlotte Metz says

    I love this show!!!! Please keep it!!! I am 71 and frankly I’m sick and tired of watching everyone and their dog have sex on every program!!!!! I like the intrigue the story like reading a good book. Great actors. Don’t ruin it by putting the professor in bed with the agent!!! Please $!!!!!

  3. Jeremy Brunette says

    The first season was incredible. Second was.. meh. The reason the views have dropped is because they stopped the growing relationship between Daniel and Kate. All of the romantics in the viewing list are now not interested, since it hurts to see Kate getting back together with Donnie.

  4. N. says

    Love this show! It’s interesting, yet hard to find. Thankfully, I have it programmed into my DVR. They just show it so inconsistently it’s hard for anyone to stumble across it. If TNT supported it, this show could have a following comparable to “Downton Abbey”!

  5. Kathleen Crisp says

    I found this show very interesting and could hardly wait for the next episode. \I have already purchased season 1 & 2. \I agree that there has been very little next to no advertising for the show. Scheduling may also have a major part in the ratings.

    It was very very thought provoking and informative. Often we have a tendency only see the negative and not the positive elements or the work arounds. This program should definitely be renewed.

  6. Janet says

    Thought-provoking! I recorded the 10 shows this past summer and started watching them recently. I am now a big fan and this show definitely needs to be renewed. What does it take to keep quality shows on the air??

  7. Steffi says

    what happened to the other 4 shows that were supposed to air of season 2?!?! I can’t find anywhere where they said they are cancelling them, yet I see where they were added, and considering it’s renewed for another season I would think they wouldn’t be cancelling shows for THIS season…. someone please tell me where t

  8. Michael H Hamilton says

    I too find myself among the ranks of the “Perception” fans, and I’m proud to say so. Please, please keep the show! It’s clever, well written, and well acted. It’s unfortunate that the viewership is down, but I wonder if that is due to less advertising for season two than for season one? It was only by chance that I was able to catch the season opener this year!

  9. Roy Pendergist says

    I am also a huge fan of this show. I think the writing and the show is better this year than last year. I hope they keep it.

  10. Jl says

    Just found out about this detective show this season. Very impressed. Great actors, love Eric McCormick’s character and the other actors of the team. I really like that the storyline embraces members of society that we meet in real life, but usually don’t get good characters in television unless they are “the bad guys.” Really enjoying the latest one, when the detecting that falls into the virtual world that so many people spend much of their days in. Check out this show if you haven’t yet.

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