Tuesday TV Ratings: HAPPY ENDINGS Up, GO ON and NEW NORMAL Hit Series Lows

     January 9, 2013


Tuesday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • Fresh off series low numbers on Sunday, Happy Endings rebounded a bit to score a 1.4 rating and 3.75 million viewers.  That’s up 8% from the previous Tuesday episode’s 1.3 rating, and up 40% from Sunday’s episode.
  • NBC’s comedies, on the other hand, took a dive, as Go On hit a series low 1.5 rating and 4.25 million viewers for a 38% drop from its last new episode.
  • Also hitting a series low was The New Normal, which scored a 1.3 rating and 3.26 million viewers for a 24% drop.

Hit the jump for the full ratings report for Tuesday, January 8th, including New Girl, The Mindy Project, Parenthood, Vegas, NCIS, and more.


  • The NBC comedy Go On garnered a 1.5 rating and 4.25 million viewers for a series low performance, down 38% from its last new episode’s performance.
  • The New Normal was also down, hitting a 1.3 rating and 3.26 million viewers for a 24% drop.
  • The drama Parenthood, meanwhile, managed to score a 1.9 rating and 5.25 million viewers, which is up 6% from last week’s 1.8 rating.


  • NCIS was up, hitting a 3.5 rating and 20.9 million viewers.  That’s a rise of 6% from its last new episode’s 3.3 rating.
  • Sister series NCIS: Los Angeles was even with its last new episode, garnering a 3.0 rating and 17.8 million viewers.
  • New show Vegas was also even, hitting a 1.6 rating and 10.8 million viewers.


  • The Fox comedies were pretty steady, as a new episode of Raising Hope was even with its last original episode for a 1.7 rating and 3.77 million viewers.
  • Ben and Kate saw an uptick of 9% from its last new episode’s 1.1 rating, scoring a 1.2 rating and 2.48 million viewers.
  • New Girl was even, hitting a 2.0 rating and 3.8 million viewers.
  • Also even was a slightly revamped The Mindy Project, which hit a 1.5 rating and 2.83 million viewers.


  • Happy Endings saw some good news in its home timeslot, scoring a 1.4 rating and 3.75 million viewers which is up 8% from its previous Tuesday episode’s 1.3 rating and up 40% over this past Sunday’s new episode.
  • Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23 was even with its last Tuesday episode, scoring a 1.1 rating and 3.18 million viewers.
  • Private Practice, meanwhile, was down 8% from its 1.2 rating with a 1.1 rating and 3.93 million viewers.

The CW

  • Emily Owens M.D. hit a 0.3 rating and 1.1 million viewers, down 25% from last week’s 0.4 rating.


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