Well, it’s the final season of Royal Pains on USA Network so there’s no danger of the series being cancelled this time around. How will season eight perform in the ratings? Will the show go out on a ratings high or low? Should it have been renewed for season nine? Stay tuned.
Royal Pains follows the continuing adventures of a former ER doctor (Mark Feuerstein) from New York who, along with his younger brother (Paulo Costanzo), runs a concierge doctor business in The Hamptons. The show’s cast also includes Reshma Shetty, Brooke D’Orsay, Campbell Scott, Ben Shenkman, and Henry Winkler.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
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Reference point: Season seven of Royal Pains averaged a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.45 million total 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 Royal Pains TV series? Do you think there should be a ninth season?