November 14, 2012


The ratings for Tuesday’s comedy-packed programming are in.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • Fox’s new comedy The Mindy Project was up this week after taking a bit of a dive recently, scoring a 1.7 rating in the 18-49 demo and 3.23 million viewers for a rise of 13% from its last original episode’s 1.5 rating.
  • Things weren’t as bright for fellow new Fox comedy Ben and Kate, as this week’s ep garnered a 1.1 rating and 2.48 million viewers.  That’s down 21% from its last episode’s 1.4 rating.
  • Mildly good news for Happy Endings fans, as this week’s episode was even with last week’s very low numbers with a 1.4 rating and 4.75 million viewers.  At least it didn’t drop further, eh?

Hit the jump for the full ratings report for Tuesday, November 13th, including Parenthood, New Girl, Vegas, The New Normal, Go On, and more.


  • go-on-videogame-set-matchNBC’s Matthew Perry-fronted series Go On scored a 2.3 rating and 6.32 million viewers, down 4% from its last new episodes 2.4 rating.  Nevertheless, the creatively solid show was the most watched comedy on Tuesday night.
  • Ryan Murphy’s comedy The New Normal was up 6% from its last new episode’s 1.7 rating with a 1.8 and 4.75 million viewers.
  • The drama series Parenthood hit a 1.8 rating and 4.74 million viewers for a drop of 5% from its last new episode’s 1.9 rating.


  • Over at CBS, the procedural NCIS scored a 3.0 rating in the demo and 16.89 million viewers.  That’s a drop of 12% from its last episode’s 3.4 rating.
  • NCIS: Los Angeles tied its series low with a 2.8 rating and 16.68 million viewers, even with its last episode.
  • New drama Vegas was down 6% from its last episode’s 1.7 rating with a 1.6 and 10.41 million viewers.


  • happy-endings-boys-ii-menorahHappy Endings hit a 1.4 rating and 4.75 million viewers, even with last week’s numbers though still considerably low for the veteran comedy.
  • Sophomore series Don’t Trust the B in Apt 23 continues to struggle, as this week’s episode garnered 1.1 rating in the demo and 3.18 million viewers for a drop of 8% from its last episode’s 1.2 rating.
  • Drama series Private Practice seems determined to go out with a whimper, as this week’s episode of the final season hit a series low 1.1 rating and 3.66 million viewers.  That’s a drop of 21% from its last episode’s 1.4 rating.


  • Over on Fox, Raising Hope hit a 1.6 rating and 3.82 million viewers, down 6% from its last episode’s 1.7 rating.
  • New show Ben and Kate netted a 1.1 rating and 2.48 million viewers for a hefty 21% drop from its last episode’s 1.4 rating.
  • A swell episode of New Girl was also down, hitting a 2.2 rating in the demo and 4.34 million viewers.  That’s down 4% from its last episode’s 2.3 rating.
  • It was all smiles for The Mindy Project, however, as this week’s episode notched a 1.7 rating and 3.23 million viewers for a rise of 13% from its previous episode’s 1.5 rating.

The CW

  • Hart of Dixie scored a season-high 0.7 rating and 1.68 million viewers, up 17% over its previous episode’s 0.6 rating.
  • New series Emily Owens, M.D. was also up, garnering a 0.4 rating and 1.43 million viewers for a rise of 33% from its last episode’s 0.3 rating.


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