Although the first season of the Good Girls TV show on NBC didn’t exactly set the Nielsen ratings afire, it did run in the middle of the pack of the Peacock Network’s scripted TV series. Since it also got picked up by Netflix for international distribution, it did well enough to earn a second season renewal. Now that it’s back for its sophomore installment just how good can these girls be? Will Good Girls be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned.
A dark NBC comedy-drama, Good Girls stars Christina Hendricks, Retta, Mae Whitman, Matthew Lillard, Reno Wilson, Manny Montana, Lidya Jewett, and Izzy Stannard. The TV series centers on three suburban mothers who have been struggling to get by. After a series of setbacks, they hold up the local Fine & Frugal supermarket, but their take far exceeds their expectations. Soon, they’re in deep with the local crime boss, and these “good girls” find themselves with an array of bad choices. In season two, the women have to deal with the fallout of their criminality.
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 — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
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For comparisons: The first season of Good Girls on NBC averaged a 1.02 rating and 4.446 total 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 Good Girls TV series? Will this NBC TV show be cancelled or renewed for a third season?