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Vegas: CBS Trims Episode Order, Will There Be More?

While CBS has increased their order for episodes of Elementary, the network has decided to cut the episode order for Vegas from 22 to 21 installments.

Starring Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis, Vegas debuted to a 2.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 14.85 million viewers. Considering the star power and promotion behind the series, that was a disappointment. For the next two weeks, the numbers seemed to stabilize at a 2.0 demo rating and roughly 12 million viewers.

On October 23rd, CBS ordered a full season of episodes for both Vegas and Elementary. That night, Vegas dropped 20%, to a 1.6 rating. The next week popped up to a 1.7 and this week’s went back down, to a 1.6 rating.

While the ratings have not been very good, CBS is apparently planning on sticking with Vegas for the rest of the season. If the numbers fall any further, it’ll be interesting to see if they cut any more episodes.

What do you think? Do you like the Vegas TV series? Do you think the ratings will come back up?


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Steve February 23, 2013 at 12:26 pm

Vegas is a great show, don’t cut it. Get rid of some of the reallity crap instead


Geoff Harris February 22, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Please renew Vegas. It, Blue Bloods, NCIS and Person Of Interest are 4 of your best prime time shows.


Traci February 22, 2013 at 3:55 pm

This is one of the best shows on why cut it are you crazy? Please keep it on!!


barb schmidt February 22, 2013 at 10:23 am

please keep it on, its one of our favorites


barb schmidt February 22, 2013 at 10:22 am

please, please, please, keep vegas going, its one of our favorites


Nancy Bolt February 22, 2013 at 8:32 am

Please keep Vegas going. It sure beats watching the reality shows. We watch Vegas every week. One of the best shows on television!!!


sharmon sims February 20, 2013 at 11:10 pm

I love the show and also the show with tom selleck. Seems everytime a show about vegas is put on tv it gets cancelled. I really like the current vegas because the time period of the show was when I was a little girl and shows the automobiles and the time period clothing makes you take a moment to remember the times. Hope the rating improve so the show continues..


p. seger February 20, 2013 at 1:31 pm

love vegas keep it on


lin February 20, 2013 at 12:13 am

Was slow going at the beginning but really getting into it now, want to see what will
happen next. Grew up with all the music, cars & clothing styles it’s really nice to see people dressing like this. It’s about time that there’s something decent to watch.


john grant February 19, 2013 at 11:06 pm

we enjoy vegas and watch it weekly .we think it is mandatory viewing


Charles Jordan February 19, 2013 at 10:04 pm

Vegas is a very good show. Don’t let us down CBS give vegas a second season


richard February 17, 2013 at 10:52 pm

Vegas was a slow starter for me but has gotten better scripts and the acting is very good….Hopefully will stay on the air


sherry February 8, 2013 at 10:47 am

Please keep this on air, great show, deserves a seond season, just because the age graphics isn’t 19-49 doeant mean the rest of dont deserve to watch. much better than two broke girls. love thos lamb boys


Johnny Johnson February 7, 2013 at 2:27 am

Vegas is one of the best series that I have ever seen. Please give this show a chance. Good TV is hard to find these days; don’t further ruin it by cancelling a great series.


Chuck Fisher February 2, 2013 at 8:26 pm

I,m 67 years old,and I spent a lot of time in Vegas back then,and this show is right on the money.It,s a dam good show,give it a chance and keep it on.Iv,e tryed real hard to find something that,s not right,but I haven,t so far.


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