Is Revolution in danger of being cancelled? Is Chicago Fire performing well? How has Parenthood been doing this season? Which sitcom is performing the best? How did Take It All perform?
Below, you’ll find the NBC TV show ratings averages as of Sunday, January 13, 2013; the end of week 16 of the 2012-13 season.
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|NBC scripted TV shows||18-49 demo
|Revolution||3.1 (3.09)||8.37||season 1 ratings|
|Go On||2.5 (2.48)||6.69||season 1 ratings|
|The Office (last season)||2.1 (2.11)||4.24||season 9 ratings|
|The New Normal||1.9 (1.88)||4.96||season 1 ratings|
|Parenthood||1.8 (1.84)||4.99||season 4 ratings|
|Law & Order: SVU||1.8 (1.83)||6.63||season 14 ratings|
|Chicago Fire||1.8 (1.82)||6.52||season 1 ratings|
|Grimm||1.7 (1.68)||5.21||season 2 ratings|
|Parks and Recreation||1.6 (1.64)||3.37||season 5 ratings|
|Guys with Kids||1.4 (1.41)||4.09||season 1 ratings|
|Whitney||1.4 (1.40)||4.15||season 2 ratings|
|30 Rock (last season)||1.3 (1.26)||3.37||season 7 ratings|
|Up All Night||1.2 (1.24)||3.01||season 2 ratings|
|Animal Practice (cancelled)||1.2 (1.22)||4.22||season 1 ratings|
|The Voice (Fall, Mon)||4.4 (4.35)||12.34||cycle 3 ratings|
|The Voice (Fall, Tues)||4.0 (4.01)||11.48||cycle 3 ratings|
|The Biggest Loser||2.7 (2.70)||6.69||cycle 14 ratings|
|Take It All||1.5 (1.50)||4.84||season 1 ratings|
|Dateline (Fri)||1.3 (1.34)||4.87||season 22 ratings|
|Rock Center with Brian Williams||1.0 (1.04)||3.87||season 2 ratings|
These charts incorporate the daily final NBC show ratings (reported by Nielsen) and are sorted by the 18-49 demographic. Network advertisers typically prize those viewers most and so will pay more to reach them. There’s lots of information that the networks take into consideration when cancelling or renewing a TV series but the ratings are the biggest factor. The higher the ratings, the better chance that the show will be renewed. And yes, they take it into account when a show airs on a Friday or Saturday night.
What do you think? Are you surprised by any of the averages? Which show(s) do you feel should be doing better or worse, based on their quality? Comment below.
I do not understand why all the ratings are based on the 18-49 age group. I f you are older than that, do we not count as far as great programs, great acting…Parenthood is a fantastic program and that is not my opinion alone. It is such a shame that when a truly good program comes on it is axed based on certain age group. AT 77 years of age, it is truly amazing how my friends and relatives look at programing and in this case, how it touches on so many aspects of life that one can go through.… Read more »