Ratings: The Originals Returns Down; Gotham, Castle and CBS Dramas Slip
The CW’s The Originals opened Season 2 on Monday night with 1.4 million total viewers and a 0.7 demo rating — down from both its series launch (2.2 mil/1.0, leading out of Vampire Diaries on a Thursday) and its May finale (1.8 mil/0.8, leading off Tuesday), but improving on READ MORE
Ratings: Mulaney Opens Low, Football- Free Fox 'Toons Fall, ABC Dramas Slip
Fox’s Mulaney premiered on Sunday night to 2.3 million total viewers and a 1.0 rating, down 47 and 52 percent from what American Dad! did in the time slot a year ago and netting the lowest demo number of any fresh broadcast fare.
TVLine readers gave the new comedy an average grade of READ MORE
Ratings: Amazing Race and Five-0 Tick Up, Last Man Premiere Down
CBS’ Amazing Race picked up the pace some in Week 2, drawing 6.2 million total viewers and a 1.2 demo rating — up 12 percent and a tenth from its premiere.
Leading out of that, Hawaii Five-0 READ MORE
Ratings: Vampire Diaries and Reign Premieres Down, ABC Dramas Dip But Dominate, NBC Sitcoms Debut OK
As The CW began its own premiere week, The Vampire Diaries returned to 1.8 million total viewers and a 0.9 rating (per finals), up 13 percent from its May finale but down READ MORE
Ratings: Stalker Matches CSI Numbers, Criminal Minds Returns Strong, Red Band Stabilizes, black-ish Drops
CBS’ Stalker on Wednesday night found 9.1 million people following it, paired with a 2.0 demo rating (per finals) — the exact same numbers READ MORE
Ratings: Selfie and Love Story Gets Few Likes, S.H.I.E.L.D. Ties Low, Mindy Rises
ABC’s Selfie didn’t get a huge amount of Instagratification with its Tuesday premiere, drawing 5.3 million total viewers and a 1.6 demo rating (per finals).
Manhattan Love Story had even fewer followers READ MORE
TVLine Items: iZombie Taps Veronica Mars Star, Pretty Little Special & More
Ryan Hansen just can’t get enough of Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas.
On the heels of their web-series collaboration Play It Again, Dick, Hansen will guest-star on Thomas’ midseason CW drama iZombie, EW.com reports. READ MORE
Ratings: Castle Returns Strong, Scorpion Steady, Gotham and Blacklist Dip, NCIS: LA Drops In New Slot
ABC’s Castle — with football preemptions now factored out — on Monday night returned to READ MORE
Ratings: Once Upon a Time Hits a 2-Year High, Family Guy Hits 4-Year High, Relocated CSI Returns Down
Go figure. Once Upon a Time‘s decision to incorporate the buzziest Disney characters in a great while paid off in the ratings on Sunday night, as the Season 4 premiere READ MORE
Ratings: Amazing Race Slows in Friday Debut, CBS Dramas Slip, Utopia Rises
CBS’ The Amazing Race expectedly slowed down in its new Friday time slot, launching Season 25 with 5.5 million total viewers and a 1.1 demo rating — down 36 and 45 percent READ MORE