Episode 3.01 Ratings Posted September 22, 2009

Episode 3.01 Ratings

The ratings for the third season première are out. The show came third in total viewers, behind a strong ABC & Fox, with 12.83 million viewers. In the 18-49 demographic, the show came second behind Fox's House, setting a 4.6/10 rating.

The show built on its new lead-in, Two and a Half Men's audience in the 18-49 demographic, garnering an extra 2 ratings points. Compared to last year's occupant of the slot, Worst Week it increased the demo rating by 21% and added 1.96 million viewers.

CBS' comedy block spent the night in 3rd place in total viewers, behind ABC's Dancing with the Stars and House. How I Met Your Mother was seen by 9.21 million viewers and scored 3.5/9 in the demo, coming third in both metrics. That was largely the same as Big Bang achieved in the slot last year. Newcomer Accidentally on Purpose lost viewers from Mother, being watched by 8.99 million people and setting a 3.2/9 rating, coming third in both metrics. Two and a Half Men was watched by 13.59 million viewers and posted a 4.4/10 rating, coming third and second in the metrics respectively.

Tags: ratings, Season 3

Comments (10)

Anonymous United States, 22:59 Oct 13 2009.
The show is great!!!!
Anonymous United States, 11:51 Sep 29 2009.
They are hooking Penny and Leonard up too soon. It's going to kill the show!
Anonymous Romania, 17:30 Sep 28 2009.
i love iiit...wow...i am so glad it had good ratings...
lizzy Russia, 16:55 Sep 24 2009.
Spencer United States, 01:21 Sep 24 2009.
Love this show! Glad the ratings are up, let's not let this show go... like we did with my other fav(Firefly) :( I was sooo happy to see Summer Glau make a geust apperance! Btw, I just found out that I live only 5 hours away from where the show is shot!!! Got to get tickets!
Lisa United States, 21:24 Sep 23 2009.
Are the ratings down from last year, because I like the new time slot, but I don't want it to hurt the ratings.
Incomitatus Hungary, 07:01 Sep 23 2009.
I love this show very very much! I hope it will be on air for many years ! :)
Rimave Netherlands, 01:07 Sep 23 2009.
It's indeed a freat which hopefully lasts for many years. Keep it going guys!
Jane United States, 18:22 Sep 22 2009.
love this show SO FREEKING MUCH!!
Danillo Brazil, 17:02 Sep 22 2009.
Hail The Big Bang Theory!!! Thats amazinG!

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