After being cancelled in 2008 by The CW, The Game was revived by BET with the original cast. It was a huge success for the cable channel initially but the ratings dwindled last season. How low will they go this season, especially now that Tia Mowry Hardrict and Pooch Hall have left the show? Stay tuned to find out.
The Game typically airs on Tuesday nights. The show’s cast now includes Hosea Chanchez, Brandy Norwood, Lauren London, Jay Ellis, Wendy Raquel Robinson, and Coby Bell.
Final season averages: 1.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.35 million total viewers. As previously reported, BET has renewed The Game for a seventh season.
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Compared to the premiere of season five, The Game was down by 57% in the demo (vs a 2.8 rating) and was down by 52% in viewership (vs 5.29 million).
Reference point: The fifth season of The Game averaged a 1.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.65 million total viewers.
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 come by so there may be occasional delays or gaps.
What do you think? Do you still like The Game TV series? Are you hoping that it’s renewed for a seventh season?