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. Tracy Ellis says

    PLEASE do not cancel this show. My world stops on Sunday nights at nine just to watch it. I love everything about it. Listen to the fans!! Lots of people love the show

  2. Brittney B. says

    Renew please! Im obsessed! The only thing that needs to be changed is the schedule. Everyone who really looks forward to this show hates to only see new episodes once every few weeks. Keep it every week and I guarantee the ratings will get better.

  3. Michelle says

    I am one of the people who became a new viewer in between seasons one and two. Myco-worker insisted that I watch before S2 started. I decided to watch the pilot on Hulu plus and ended up watching all of season one in one weekend. I’ve been hooked since then. I agree about too many characters but now that the focus is back on Emily, Jack, Victoria, and Nolan, it’s getting juicier.

    I really hope there’s a season three. Don’t let it fade out. Bring Amanda/Emily’s dad back into it. And I’m excited to see a revengeful Jack!

  4. Melissa says

    Revenge needs to be kept! It’s so original and unlike anything currently on tv, and I’m sure those numbers don’t account for the millions of people watching the show on their DVR.

  5. Anonymous says

    We need a third season!! This is by far my favorite show on tv. I look forward to Sunday nights every week, and I’m so disappointed when it isn’t on!!!

  6. Terry says

    Please renew Revenge for a 3rd season. It has been great these past 2 epis and I think it needs to go to a Season 3 for my sake. I will be lost without it.

  7. O. Connolly says

    Bringing in too many characters. Show was better when it involved Madeleine Stowe and Emily VanCamp more. Now another character was introduced on the March 10th show. Please, get back to the original plot.

  8. says

    RENEWED!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE keep revenge going… i’m a huge fan and many many others here in greece!!!! the show is spectacular and super clever and i can’t imagine it would end! please renew for next season! :)

  9. says

    Revenge is one hell of a show with twists and turns, drama, everything that one could want in a show. Please keep it going. I love it and so do many Australians.

  10. Dawn Larson says

    Please Renew Please! I’m only committed to three shows in all. Revenge, Chicago Fire and Greys Anatomy. They have already taken away House. : ( I L <3 VE REVENGE please do not cancel. I do not like to much on T.V. these days.

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