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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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Avery Terry March 12, 2013 at 6:51 pm

Totally should be renewed! Best show EVER!!!!


Anonymous March 12, 2013 at 6:43 pm

Man y people don’t and can’t afford cable. Then on regular tv there are too many game shows and reality show!!! That’s not tv. This show is great!!! hope it forfeit a long time. Like brothers and sisters was great


Debbie March 12, 2013 at 6:39 pm

I’ve grown addicted to this show. Love it and never miss an episode! It would probably help the ratings for the show if the station would stop putting other things in it’s time slot. It gets frustrating trying to figure out when it’s on and when it’s not. That’s happened to other shows too – and I just quit watching them cause I get tired of waiting for them to come back, or figure out where they went.


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V March 12, 2013 at 6:37 pm

Are they out of their minds? Why on earth would they need to cancel it? Please don’t do it man.I really love it.My heart will be broken in thousand pieces.If they cancel it,i swear i’m gonna be the one taking revenge next time!


T Counce March 12, 2013 at 6:36 pm

Inasmuch as there is a high demand for this particular show in the UK and Australia, added to the US fan base…to not renew this series would be a shame and would definitely make me reconsider watching any future ABC offerings. (Seriously, what is the point of getting hooked on a show if they are going to stop feeding the addiction?)


shannon March 12, 2013 at 6:34 pm

It needs a 3rd season or even more. One of the best tv shows on. Everything has turned to reality so needless to say I dont watch much tv but I do plan my Sunday around Revenge. Its tge vest pkease do not cancel!!!!


lynne teakle March 12, 2013 at 6:34 pm

Revenge is my favorite show :) i don’t think revenge should be cancle :/ heaps of us here in Aussie love the Show :)So please dont cancle REVENGE


Shiela March 12, 2013 at 6:31 pm

My entire family watches this show every sunday night, then we have to talk about i!!! We love it! There are few shows that I even consider worthy of watching. Please do not take this show off the air!


Stephanie King March 12, 2013 at 6:29 pm

DO NOT CANCEL! This is best, well written series, yet! The talent is incredible and the story line keeps up on our toes. It would be a stupid move to cancel.


Vonnie Duran March 11, 2013 at 2:18 pm

Please do not cancel this show there has to be a happy ending somewhere, I like forward to Sunday night , I wonder all week what is going to happen next. Please do not cancel the show.


Andy weaver March 3, 2013 at 9:42 pm

It is a great show. Us older generation like fantasy not reality shows!


Karen March 12, 2013 at 8:03 pm

You are so right!!


Kaevonsoleman March 2, 2013 at 11:36 pm

I don’t think revenge should be canceled I think it should be renewed. Revenge is my all time favorite tv show and most of my friends watch it. Know days because of revenge I’ve gotten into other abc tv shows and now abc is the only channel that I watch. Revenge also led me to read the count of monte cristo. If the shows canceled I’d be devastated. I think revenge should be renewed for a third season.


Yvonne March 1, 2013 at 11:00 pm

Revenge should be renewed!


Awangku Ahmad Hashim February 20, 2013 at 4:37 am

It should totally be renewed. This show is epic. All shows now a days are crap. This show still interest me in a lot of ways.


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