The first season of the Bull TV show was a top-five performer for CBS. Now it has a new showrunner and a second season to try to increase its audience even further. Will the ratings rise or fall? Will Bull be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned.
A legal drama inspired by the early career of Doctor Phil McGraw, Bull stars Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr, Jaime Lee Kirchner, Annabelle Attanasio, Christopher Jackson, Dena Tyler, Jill Flint, and Eliza Dushku. The CBS TV series centers on the brash and charming Doctor Jason Bull (Weatherly). In heading the team at his Trial Analysis Corporation, Bull combines psychology, human intuition, and high-tech data to learn what makes jurors, attorneys, witnesses and the accused tick.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly in the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — typically around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
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For comparisons: The first season of Bull on CBS averaged a 1.43 rating in the 18-49 year old viewer demographic and a total audience of 11.385 million viewers.
Note: These are the Live + Same Day Ratings which include “live” viewing plus delayed DVR viewing, up until 3am local time that same night. Ratings marked with an “*” are the fast affiliate ratings and will be updated with the Live+SD numbers when they are made available. Typically, networks get paid for C+3 ratings which includes DVR viewing within three days of the original airing when commercials are watched. Those numbers are rarely released to the press.
What do you think? Do you like the Bull TV show? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a third season on CBS?