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Ratings: American Crime Ticks Up With Divisive Season 2 Finale

Leading out of a buncha sitcom reruns, the Season 2 finale of ABC’s American Crime on Wednesday drew 3.7 million total viewers and a 0.9 rating, rising 16 percent and a tenth week-to-week, commanding its best audience since Feb. 3.

Versus its freshman finale, the anthology series was down 12 percent and a tenth. All told, Season 2 averaged 3.7 mil/0.9 versus Season 1’s 5 mil/1.2.

TVLine readers gave the sophomore finale an average grade of “B-,” while Season 2 as a whole averaged an “A-.”

Elsewhere in the ratings:

FOX | Rosewood (3.8 mil/0.9) added a few eyeballs while steady in the demo. Hell’s Kitchen (3.7 mil/1.2) ticked up in both measures.

NBC | Leading out of a Voice clip show, a preview of The Carmichael Show did 4.2 mil and a 1.1, up in the demo from both its micro-Season 1 average (4.3 mil/1.0) and its freshman finale (4.2 mil/1.0). The sophomore sitcom now moves to Sundays at 9 pm.

CBS | Survivor (9.2 mil/2.1) dipped a tenth, the Victoria’s Secret swimsuit thing (3 mil/0.7) did a fraction of the most recent fashion show special (6.6 mil/2.3), and CSI: Cyber (6 mil/1.0) dipped 9 percent and two tenths from its previous Wednesday outing.

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9 Comments
  1. wrstlgirl says:

    Loved American Crime so much. The way they ended it was perfection. Hope we get another season.

  2. GuessWhat says:

    good to know that “buncha” got through your spellcheck!

  3. Could someone tell me how it ended? I live in Germany and I’m not able to watch it yet!

  4. Gerald says:

    Survivor was so intense last night. Sad the two who went home, but loved the drama in this episode. Didn’t really watch anything else on a Wednesday. Looking forward to Arrow, Supernatural and Chicago PD returning. Sad Suits is done for another season.

  5. Linda Young says:

    I wonder who wrote this or if anyone proof read it. The first sentence has the use of the slang ‘buncha’. The only people I ever heard using the slang have been small children. I have enjoyed both seasons of American Crime. It points out the issues with social media, prejudice, and the impact of both.

  6. Dee says:

    I love that show American crimes I wish it didn’t come on Wednesday night but put it on Thursday night I know the rates will come up because that is a great show so I hope that ABC renew this show for a 3 season please Thank you