Ratings: Kings and Prophets Crumbles, Cementing Imminent Cancellation


ABC’s Of Kings and Prophets this Tuesday drew just 2.4 million total viewers and a 0.5 demo rating (per finals), tumbling 27 and 37 percent from its soft debut.

For those keeping score, time slot predecessor Wicked City did 2.4 and a 0.7 in Week 2, and only lasted one episode thereafter.

Opening ABC’s night, Fresh Off the Boat (4.1 mil/1.1) was down 14 and 21 percent, this first Tuesday of Daylight Savings Time, while The Real O’Neals (3.5 mil/1.0) dipped 10 percent and a tenth. Agents of SHIELD (2.9 mil/1.0) slipped 16 percent and a tenth to new series lows.

Elsewhere in the ratings….

FOX | New Girl (2.3 mil/1.0) slipped 15 percent and two tenths to series lows. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2 mil/0.8) and The Grinder (1.5 mil/0.6) were steady.

CBS | The 300th episode NCIS (15.1 mil/2.0) hit a season low in audience while steady in the demo (and earning an average grade of “A-“ from TVLine readers). New Orleans (12 mil/1.6) and Limitless (5.6 mil/1.1) were steady.

NBC | The Voice (11.2 mil/2.7) slipped 11 and 10 percent from Monday night. Leading out of that, Crowded‘s sneak preview retained 6.5 mil/1.7 (matching the combined demo of Limitless and Kings and Prophets), while a second episode did 5.1 mil/1.4. TVLine readers gave the sitcom sampler an average grade of “C+.”

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