Revenge: Season Two Ratings

ABC TV show Revenge ratingsIt looked like Revenge might be cancelled due to mediocre ratings last May. ABC gave the TV series a renewal instead, likely in part because the network’s other new dramas didn’t perform as well. Will Revenge’s ratings fall lower this season or will this nighttime soap’s numbers rise instead?

The second season of Revenge typically airs Sunday nights on ABC. The network has ordered 22 episodes. The cast includes Emily VanCamp, Madeleine Stowe, Henry Czerny, Joshua Bowman, Christa B. Allen, Gabriel Mann, Nick Wechsler, Connor Paolo, and Ashley Madekwe.

Here are the TV show’s ratings for the 2012-13 season, the best way to tell if Revenge is going to be cancelled or renewed for season three.

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Final season averages: 2.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 7.02 million total viewers.

Episode 02-21: Sunday, 05/12/13
1.7 in the demo (-6% change) with 6.12 million (-3% change).
Season averages: 2.16 in the demo with 7.02 million.

UPDATE: ABC has renewed this show for a third season for 2013-14.

Episode 02-20: Sunday, 05/05/13
1.8 in the demo (+6% change) with 6.28 million (+4% change).
Season averages: 2.18 in the demo with 7.07 million.

Episode 02-19: Sunday, 04/28/13
1.7 in the demo (+13% change) with 6.05 million (+10% change).
Season averages: 2.20 in the demo with 7.11 million.

Episode 02-18: Sunday, 03/31/13
1.5 in the demo (-17% change) with 5.49 million (-13% change).
Season averages: 2.23 in the demo with 7.17 million.

Episode 02-17: Sunday, 03/24/13
1.8 in the demo (0% change) with 6.31 million (-4% change).
Season averages: 2.27 in the demo with 7.27 million.

Episode 02-16: Sunday, 03/17/13
1.8 in the demo (-10% change) with 6.57 million (-6% change).
Season averages: 2.30 in the demo with 7.33 million.

Episode 02-15: Sunday, 03/10/13
2.0 in the demo (+11% change) with 6.96 million (+16% change).
Season averages: 2.33 in the demo with 7.38 million.

Episode 02-14: Sunday, 02/17/13
1.8 in the demo (+29% change) with 5.99 million (+15% change).
Season averages: 2.36 in the demo with 7.41 million.

Episode 02-13: Sunday, 02/10/13
1.4 in the demo (-18% change) with 5.20 million (-10% change).
Season averages: 2.40 in the demo with 7.52 million.

Episode 02-12: Sunday, 01/20/13
1.7 in the demo (-15% change) with 5.75 million (-7% change).
Season averages: 2.48 in the demo with 7.71 million.

Episode 02-11: Sunday, 01/13/13
2.0 in the demo (-17% change) with 6.17 million (-13% change).
Season averages: 2.55 in the demo with 7.89 million.

ABC TV show ratingsEpisode 02-10: Sunday, 01/06/13
2.4 in the demo (0% change) with 7.12 million (-7% change).
Season averages: 2.61 in the demo with 8.06 million.

Episode 02-09: Sunday, 12/02/12
2.4 in the demo (+9% change) with 7.65 million (+11% change).
Season averages: 2.63 in the demo with 8.17 million.

Episode 02-08: Sunday, November 25, 2012
2.2 in the demo (-12% change) with 6.92 million (-11% change).
Season averages: 2.66 in the demo with 8.23 million.

Episode 02-07: Sunday, 11/11/12
2.5 in the demo (-7% change) with 7.73 million (-3% change).
Season averages: 2.73 in the demo with 8.42 million.

Episode 02-06: Sunday, 11/04/12
2.7 in the demo (0% change) with 7.94 million (-3% change).
Season averages: 2.77 in the demo with 8.54 million.

Episode 02-05: Sunday, 10/28/12
2.7 in the demo (-4% change) with 8.18 million (-6% change).
Season averages: 2.78 in the demo with 8.65 million.

Episode 02-04: Sunday, 10/21/12
2.8 in the demo (+8% change) with 8.71 million (+5% change).
Season averages: 2.80 in the demo with 8.77 million.

Episode 02-03: Sunday, 10/14/12
2.6 in the demo (0% change) with 8.28 million (-1% change).
Season averages: 2.80 in the demo with 8.79 million.

Episode 02-02: Sunday, 10/07/12
2.6 in the demo (-19% change) with 8.36 million (-14% change).
Season averages: 2.90 in the demo with 9.05 million.

Episode 02-01: Sunday, 09/30/12
3.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 9.74 million total viewers.
Season averages: 3.20 in the demo with 9.74 million.

Year-to-year, the season debut of Revenge was down slightly from the series premiere, by 3% in the demo (vs a 3.3 rating) and down by 3% in viewership (vs 10.02 million). These were the highest numbers since last year’s premiere. A very positive start.


Reference point: The 2011-12 season averaged a 2.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 7.82 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 still like the Revenge TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a third season?

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128 Comments · Read them below or add one

  1. Michael says

    Are you stupid?! Revenge is one of the best series. Series demonstrated stability and does not fall consistently as most of the other series. Moreover, Revenge faces perfectly The Good Wife, and does well despite of The Walking Dead!

  2. Jeni says

    I love this show and look forward to watching it every Sunday. I have not missed one episode yet… Please do not cancel it…

  3. heather says

    I have netflix and I have recently finished all of season 1 and I love it . I am waiting to be able to see the second season wich I’m confident will be as great as the first season.I love this show and hope that they keep it going . I don’t get into series much because every time I do it gets cancelled. I don’t think it’s fair to those of us whom love the show or like the show to be let down because their may be a handful that like it and a handful that don’t. I for one am looking forward to seeing the rest of this series and I’m hopen they keep it going .

  4. Why Watch says

    I really liked the show last year, but it isn’t doing anything for me this year. Where’s the revenge? It seems more like a free for all with no real direction. In my opinion the last episode was a waste of an hour.

  5. Susan Davis says

    I love this show. There is always a new twist. There are some things such as Victoria and her scheming that are getting old but overall I think it’s a great show.

  6. Davers says

    Im not like this season. Last one she was taking people out left and right. It was great! Now it is getting complicated and slow and soapy. Now she answers to somebody else and I dont like it. Not sure if I will continue whole rest of season.

  7. acre1993 says

    i really want it to stay but i wouldn’t want it to be exentended to like 8 seasons with no near ending. i want revenge to have a few seasons with a reasonable ending

  8. Watcher says

    TV series should never last more than one season (possibly two). It’s near impossible to sustain a show. Revenge is a perfect example. It’s already working too hard for nothing.

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