Switched at Birth: Season One Ratings

ABC Family Switched at Birth TV show ratingsOn Switched at Birth, Bay Kennish (Vanessa Marano) and Daphne Vasquez (Katie Leclerc) had quite a shock. Will their story be interesting to register high ratings and keep viewers coming back for more week after week? Time will tell. Others in the cast of this ABC Family series include Lea Thompson, D. W. Moffett, Lucas Grabeel, Constance Marie, Ivonne Coll, Sean Berdy, and Marlee Matlin.

The following are the latest TV ratings for the first season of Switched at Birth, the best way to tell if this TV series will be cancelled or renewed for a second season. Switched at Birth typically airs on Monday or Tuesday nights on ABC Family and there are a whopping 30 episodes this season.

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Final season averages: 0.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.08 million total viewers.

Episode 01-30: Monday, 10/22/12
0.8 demo rating (+33% change) with 1.78 million (+23% change).
Season averages: 0.86 in the demo with 2.08 million.

Episode 01-29: Monday, 10/15/12
0.6 demo rating (-14% change) with 1.45 million (-7% change).
Season averages: 0.86 in the demo with 2.09 million.

Episode 01-28: Monday, 10/08/12
0.7 demo rating (+17% change) with 1.56 million (+8% change).
Season averages: 0.87 in the demo with 2.12 million.

Episode 01-27: Monday, 10/01/12
0.6 demo rating (0% change) with 1.44 million (+3% change).
Season averages: 0.88 in the demo with 2.14 million.

Episode 01-26: Monday, 09/24/12
0.6 demo rating (-14% change) with 1.41 million (-11% change).
Season averages: 0.89 in the demo with 2.17 million.

Episode 01-25: Monday, 09/17/12
0.7 demo rating (-13% change) with 1.59 million (-5% change).
Season averages: 0.90 in the demo with 2.20 million.

Episode 01-24: Monday, 09/10/12
0.8 demo rating (-11% change) with 1.67 million (-26% change).
Season averages: 0.91 in the demo with 2.22 million.

Episode 01-23: Monday, 09/03/12
0.9 demo rating (+13% change) with 2.25 million (+32% change).
Season averages: 0.91 in the demo with 2.25 million.

Update: Switched at Birth has been renewed for a second season.

Episode 01-22: Tuesday, 03/20/12
0.8 demo rating (0% change) with 1.71 million (0% change).
Season average: 0.91 in the demo with 2.25 million.

Episode 01-21: Tuesday, 03/13/12
0.8 demo rating (+14% change) with 1.70 million (+41% change).
Season average: 0.92 in the demo with 2.27 million.

Episode 01-20: Tuesday, 03/06/12
0.7 demo rating (0% change) with 1.21 million (-20% change).
Season average: 0.92 in the demo with 2.30 million.

Episode 01-19: Tuesday, 02/28/12
0.7 demo rating (-13% change) with 1.51 million (-16% change).
Season average: 0.94 in the demo with 2.36 million.

Episode 01-18: Tuesday, 02/21/12
0.8 demo rating (0.95% change) with 1.79 million (+23% change).
Season average: 0.95 in the demo with 2.40 million.

Episode 01-17: Tuesday, 02/14/12
0.6 demo rating (-14% change) with 1.46 million (-20% change).
Season average: 0.96 in the demo with 2.44 million.

Episode 01-16: Tuesday, 02/07/12
0.7 demo rating (-13% change) with 1.82 million (-6% change).
Season average: 0.98 in the demo with 2.50 million.

Episode 01-15: Tuesday, 01/31/12
0.8 demo rating (0% change) with 1.93 million (+2% change).
Season average: 1.00 in the demo with 2.55 million.

Episode 01-14: Tuesday, 01/24/12
0.8 demo rating (+14% change) with 1.90 million (-5% change).
Season average: 1.01 in the demo with 2.59 million.

Episode 01-13: Tuesday, 01/17/12
0.7 demo rating (-22% change) with 1.99 million (-4% change).
Season average: 1.03 in the demo with 2.64 million.

Episode 01-12: Tuesday, 01/10/12
0.9 demo rating (-10% change) with 2.07 million (-24% change).
Season average: 1.06 in the demo with 2.70 million.

Episode 01-11: Tuesday, 01/03/12
1.0 demo rating (-23% change) with 2.74 million (-4% change).
Season average: 1.07 in the demo with 2.75 million.

Update: Switched at Birth will return on 1/3/12.

Episode 01-10: Monday, 08/08/11
1.3 demo rating (+8% change) with 2.84 million (+2% change).
Season average: 1.08 in the demo with 2.76 million.

Episode 01-09: Monday, 08/01/11
1.2 demo rating (+20% change) with 2.79 million (-11% change).
Season average: 1.05 in the demo with 2.75 million.

Update: ABC Family ordered an additional 22 episodes for season one of Switched at Birth. This brings the season total to 32 installments.

Episode 01-08: Monday, 07/25/11
1.0 demo rating (0% change) with 3.14 million (+17% change).
Season average: 1.03 in the demo with 2.74 million.

Episode 01-07: Monday, 07/18/11
1.0 demo rating (+11% change) with 2.69 million (+2% change).
Season average: 1.04 in the demo with 2.69 million.

Episode 01-06: Monday, 07/11/11
0.9 demo rating (+34% change) with 2.63 million (+56% change).
Season average: 1.04 in the demo with 2.68 million.

Episode 01-05: Monday, 07/04/11
0.67 demo rating (-44% change) with 1.68 million (-40% change).
Season average: 1.07 in the demo with 2.69 million.

Episode 01-04: Monday, 06/27/11
1.2 demo rating (+20% change) with 2.80 million (+1% change).
Season average: 1.18 in the demo with 2.95 million.

Episode 01-03: Monday, 06/20/11
1.0 demo rating (-17% change) with 2.77 million (-5% change).
Season average: 1.17 in the demo with 3.00 million.

Episode 01-02: Monday, 06/13/11
1.2 demo rating (-8% episode-to-episode change) with 2.92 million (-12% change).
Season average: 1.25 in the demo with 3.11 million.

Episode 01-01: Monday, 06/06/11
1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 3.30 million total viewers.
Season average: 1.30 in the demo with 3.30 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 Switched at Birth TV series? Do you think that it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?

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7 Comments · Read them below or add one

  1. Kristin says

    I like it. I no longer have the ABC Family station so I don’t watch it live so I catch it whenever I can. I’m glad it includes the adults in the story lines. I’m not in high school anymore!

  2. Oscar Mendez says

    I Love the Series, my sister who is 17 and I’m 25 love it, I think TV shows like this should keep being air, this show has a meaning and a purposes and I’m recommending this to all my friends and family we needed a series like this in our life.

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