TV Land is starting to shift away from “classic” TV star vehicles and in favor of hip comedies. Is this a good idea? Will their Younger sitcom be a hit or a flop? Cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned.
On the Younger TV show, a recently single mother (Sutton Foster) tries to re-enter the working world but finds her age to be a problem. After being mistaken for a younger woman, she decides to pass herself off as a 26 year old and lands a job as the assistant of a publishing executive (Miriam Shor). The cast also includes Nico Tortorella, Debi Mazar, and Hilary Duff.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
Final season averages: 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 550,000 total viewers.
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Note: Episodes were simulcast on Nick Jr and Nick at Nite. If you add in those numbers, the first episode attracted a 0.37 in the demo with 1.37 million. The second drew a 0.37 and 1.2 million.
The third episode was simulcast on Nick at Nite and drew a 0.21 with 587,000 viewers. Adding the two channels’ numbers together, the episode attracted 0.41 in the demo with 1.094 million viewers.
The fourth was simulcast on Nick at Nite where it drew a 0.20 with 644,000 viewers. Together, that’s a 0.31 and 988,000 viewers.
On Nick at Nite, the fifth episode simulcast attracted a 0.22 with 579,000 viewers. So, between the two channels, the episode registered a 0.36 with 1.13 million viewers.
The sixth episode also aired on Nick at Nite and attracted a 0.2 in the demo with 502,000. Totaled, the episode drew a 0.36 in the demo with 1.15 million viewers.
On Nick at Nite, the seventh episode drew a 0.21 rating with .578 million. The eighth episode attracted a 0.24 rating with .615 million. On Nick at Nite, the ninth episode drew a 0.22 rating with .501 million and the 10th brought a 0.18 with 687,000. The 11th installment drew a 0.17 with 0.611 on Nick at Nite and the season finale attracted a 0.19 with 0.581 million.
What do you think? Do you like the Younger TV show? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?