Sullivan & Son: Season One Ratings

sullivan and son on TBS ratingsOn this TBS series, Steve Sullivan (Steve Byrne) is trying to reconnect with his family and friends. Meanwhile, the cast and crew of Sullivan & Son are hoping their show will connect with viewers — and bring in big ratings.

A sitcom set in a neighborhood bar, the cast includes Byrne, Dan Lauria, Jodi Long, Vivian Bang, Christine Ebersole, Owen Benjamin, Valerie Azlynn, and Brian Doyle-Murray.

The TV show ratings are the best way to tell if Sullivan & Son will be cancelled or renewed for a second season. The first season of TBS’ Sullivan & Son airs Thursday nights. There are 10 episodes.

These figures will be updated as the weeks progress so be sure to bookmark and return to this page:

Final season one ratings: 0.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.20 million total viewers.

Episode 01-10: Thursday, 09/13/12
0.9 demo rating (-10% change) with 2.13 million (-8% change).
Season averages: 0.89 in the demo with 2.20 million.

Episode 01-09: Thursday, 09/06/12
1.0 demo rating (0% change) with 2.32 million (+11% change).
Season averages: 0.89 in the demo with 2.21 million.

UPDATE: TBS has renewed Sullivan & Son for a second season of 10 episodes.

Episode 01-08: Thursday, 08/30/12
0.9 demo rating (-10% change) with 2.09 million (-10% change).
Season averages: 0.88 in the demo with 2.20 million.

Episode 01-07: Thursday, 08/23/12
1.0 demo rating (+11% change) with 2.33 million (-4% change).
Season averages: 0.87 in the demo with 2.21 million.

Episode 01-06: Thursday, 08/16/12
0.9 demo rating (+13% change) with 2.43 million (+25% change).
Season averages: 0.85 in the demo with 2.19 million.

Episode 01-05: Thursday, 08/09/12
0.8 demo rating (+14% change) with 1.95 million (+10% change).
Season averages: 0.84 in the demo with 2.15 million.

Episode 01-04: Thursday, 08/02/12
0.7 demo rating (-22% change) with 1.77 million (-28% change).
Season averages: 0.85 in the demo with 2.20 million.

Episode 01-03: Thursday, 07/26/12
0.9 demo rating (+13% change) with 2.48 million (+22% change).
Season averages: 0.90 in the demo with 2.34 million.

Episode 01-02: Thursday, 07/19/12
0.8 demo rating (-20% change) with 2.03 million (-19% change).
Season averages: 0.90 in the demo with 2.27 million.

Episode 01-01: Thursday, 07/19/12
1.0 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.50 million total viewers.
Season averages: 1.00 in the demo with 2.50 million.


Cable ratings are typically released within a day or so of the show’s airing, except for in the case of weekends and holidays. They are sometimes harder to come by so there may be occasional delays or gaps.

What do you think? Do you like the Sullivan & Son TV series? Do you think that it should be cancelled or renewed for season two?

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  1. Tom says

    This show sucks. I wasn’t expecting it to be Cheers, and Cheers is also pretty unwatchable unless you were alive when the episodes were brand new and it brings out some kind of nostalgia, or something. The jokes on “Sullivan & Son” annoy me more than make me want to laugh, and it tries to be wild/unpredictable but everything is very 1-dimensional in not crossing that “certain line.” I don’t understand how a show can claim to push lines they never push? I mean, their idea of “shocking humor” is an old man making a Viagra joke that he should see his doctor if his boner lasts for 4 hours, and Betty White’s cousin said she wants to sit on it. I mean, I’ll admit the humor leaves me uncomfortable, but not in a way where I’m laughing. They need to mix up the energy or just cancel themselves.

  2. Rukid says

    Anyone who actually enjoys this dribble is pretty ignorant to enjoy the semi racist and “stereotypical crap this show drones on about. Boring, forced, and it’s only being compared to Cheers because of a character and the setting. Cheers was a million times better so stop comparing **** to something good please. Canned, canceled, dropped! Try again with some class this time!

  3. Anonymous says

    I think this show is great too and def not cheers what so ever. And the comedy is not forced on you….you people wouldnt know funny if it slap you in the face. U prob think Glee is funny and if thats true you need to just pull the trigger.

  4. Lucas says

    I haven’t seen this yet but I have heard bad things about this and it gets an ok amount of views so I think it may acutally get renewed.

  5. lucas says

    The show is terrible. The comedy is predictable, forced and not funny at all. It’s like that “are you there chelsea show”. They should put a limit to how many times you can push the laughs button. The asian mother was the worst. The rest of the cast was trying to hard, everything was unnatural PURE GARBAGE. I gave it a 3 episode chance and I just couldn’t bare it. Steve Byrne is the only salvageable actor on this show, but he cant carry this abomination. I dont think it will be cancelled. I GUARANTEE it will.

  6. Corbyn says

    Steve Byrne is one funny guy. I’ve seen a couple of his stand-ups and he is awesome at embracing his culture and the fact that he’s mixed. I saw some reviews the night that the show premiered, calling it a revamp of Cheers but I think that’s a little unfair. True there are some similarities between the two but Cheers is Cheers. I think it’s a great comedy and it’s a relief to see something else funny on TBS. I love that this show is produced by Vince Vaughn. He obviously knows funny when he sees it and Steve Byrne is definitely that.

  7. Sonya Trivette says

    WOW…if you like it you like it…. and if you hate it …..YOU REALLY HATE it. LOL.. I was just reading the comments…The reviews have been funny…watching tonight.

  8. Blake Shellman says

    This show sucks. The comedy is forced upon you, the actors are predictable and one dimensional and the writers and producers are terrible.

  9. Elizabeth says

    I love this show!! I knew this sitcom was going to be a hit (Vince you are a true comedian). To those that are comparing it to Cheers…are you kidding me?? Move on people….stop living in the past….have an open mind. I hope this show gets renew or it will be a sad day for me.

    Sincerely,

    Elizabeth Galarza

  10. Jim McCain says

    This show is juvenile, demeaning, stereotypical, and deserves to be canned immediately. Its nothing at all like Cheers save for being set in a bar.

  11. Gaetano Patalano says

    Show has great potential to go in a number of directions with various story lines. It is very funny and well done. The cast does an excellent job and the show flows well. I also like the way diversity is celebrated. The character development is going extremely well. My vote is yes continue this show, Sullivan and Son will be a top ten show.
    Sincerely
    Gaetano Patalano

  12. roger smoot says

    Great Show! Finally a comedy for adults thats not all about single people and sex, sex, and
    more sex. More about funny individual characters. Great Cast! A bit like Cheers uses to be. Keep up the good work. A BIG YES FOR RENEWAL FOR TBS!!!

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