The Soul Man: Season One Ratings

Soul Man ratingsSinger Boyce Ballantine (Cedric the Entertainer) hopes to make a new life as a minister — while TV Land is hoping that The Soul Man is a big success in the ratings. Others in the show’s cast include Niecy Nash, John Beasley, Jazz Raycole, and Wesley Jonathan.

The comedy’s ratings are the best way to tell if The Soul Man will be cancelled or renewed for a second season. The first season typically airs Wednesday nights on TV Land and there are 12 episodes.

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UPDATE: The Soul Man has been renewed for a second season by TV Land.

Final season averages: 0.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.06 million total viewers.

Episode 01-12: Wednesday, 09/05/12 (season or series finale)
0.3 demo rating (0% change) with 0.99 million (-2% change).
Season averages: 0.33 in the demo with 1.06 million.

Episode 01-11: Wednesday, 08/29/12
0.3 demo rating (0% change) with 1.01 million (+5% change).
Season averages: 0.34 in the demo with 1.07 million.

Episode 01-10: Wednesday, 08/22/12
0.3 demo rating (0% change) with 0.98 million (-6% change).
Season averages: 0.34 in the demo with 1.08 million.

Episode 01-09: Wednesday, 08/15/12
0.3 demo rating (-25% change) with 1.03 million (0% change).
Season averages: 0.34 in the demo with 1.09 million.

Episode 01-08: Wednesday, 08/08/12
0.4 demo rating (+33% change) with 1.03 million (+8% change).
Season averages: 0.35 in the demo with 1.10 million.

Episode 01-07: Wednesday, 08/01/12
0.3 demo rating (0% change) with 0.95 million (-15% change).
Season averages: 0.34 in the demo with 1.11 million.

Episode 01-06: Wednesday, 07/25/12
0.3 demo rating (0% change) with 1.12 million (+31% change).
Season averages: 0.35 in the demo with 1.13 million.

Episode 01-05: Wednesday, 07/18/12
0.3 demo rating (0% change) with 0.85 million (-4% change).
Season averages: 0.36 in the demo with 1.13 million.

Episode 01-04: Wednesday, 07/11/12
0.3 demo rating (0% change) with 0.89 million (+10% change).
Season averages: 0.38 in the demo with 1.20 million.

Episode 01-03: Wednesday, 07/04/12
0.3 demo rating (0% change) with 0.81 million (-33% change).
Season averages: 0.40 in the demo with 1.31 million.

Episode 01-02: Wednesday, 06/27/12
0.3 demo rating (-50% change) with 1.20 million (-38% change).
Season averages: 0.45 in the demo with 1.56 million.

Episode 01-01: Wednesday, 06/20/12
0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.92 million total viewers.
Season averages: 0.60 in the demo with 1.92 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 locate so there may be occasional delays or gaps.

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