TV Ratings Report: All-Time Low for Grey's Anatomy

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Grey's Anatomy plunged to an all-time ratings low of 3.0 last night, earning just 8.5 million viewers on a Thursday evening that delivered more bad news for ABC: Charlie's Angels was viewed by fewer than six million households...

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8 p.m.
The Big Bang Theory: 13.6 million viewers/How to Be a Gentleman: 7.8 million
The X Factor: 10.6 million
Charlie's Angels: 5.9 million
Community: 3.4 million/Parks and Recreation: 4.1 million
The Vampire Diaries: 2.55 million

9 p.m.
The X Factor: 11.8 million
Person of Interest: 11.5 million
Grey's Anatomy: 8.5 million
The Office: 5.7 million/Whitney: 4.9 million
The Secret Circle: 2 million

10 p.m.
The Mentalist: 12.9 million
Private Practice: 6.2 million
Prime Suspect: 4.9 million


In my opinion once Lexie was gone, Grey's was gone! The Grey's world collapsed on itself after that!


I feel that alot of the topics GA tackles is highly 'americanized'. They make me feel like its ok to do certain things that i dont believe in.. 1: the les marriage. I know it's the norm in USA but I don't believe in that at all. 2:Cristina's abortion. Same thing as stated above& I don't believe in killing life on purpose.


there are so many reasons that old fans are leaving & new fan won't join
S6-Teddy's non sense triangel,S7- CAM crazy family, Mer destroy Der's trail, S8-Cristina's aboration....
main couple MerDer's chemisry's gone foever,


Unfortunately, I think Christina's abortion storyline on top of the lesbian marriage sl, both being storylines that were true to life and well told, turned away a lot of viewers who know these things are part of American life today, but don't agree with them or prefer to ignore them. I love Grey's and I love the fact that they don't shy away from dealing with controversial subjects, Private Practice too, but unfortunately when you tackle controversy in a public forum, you risk losing viewers and I think its obvious that has happened with GA. I just hope they can hang on and gain some new viewers like the Calzona fans who appreciate the bold, open minded approach of GA.


Love Greys - Do need Mer/Der back together and loving again - Quick --- Low ratings I believe were due to the Baseball Playoffs -Greys is #1 and will remain #1 as long as Mer/Der are back to themselves SOON!!! Come On ABC lets sign them both up for 1 or 2 more years - need them........Thanks


I've watched since season 1 very faithfully. I'm a dork and my Thursday nights revolve around GA. But, for me (just my personal opinion) the show has never been the same since Izzie and George left. I'm especially bummed about Izzie because she was my fave. BUT even with that aside, I feel like the story lines have been odd since then. The shooting, the car accident with Calzona, Callie having Mark's baby, Mark and Lexie splitting...just weird (again my opinion). I miss the way things used to be. Although Izzie and George leaving can't be helped,better storyline would. Sad to see the show taking a nose dive. It's been one of the greats!


I'm pretty sure Grey's Anatomy is ONLY suffering loss in viewers, because of the abortion storyline for Cristina. I didn't have a problem with it, but a lot of people did. So, as much as I am shocked that the viewers declined so fast, I wasn't really surprised.


Yes, GA is lacking a feel good factor at the moment. All der does is growl at Mer, and as Merder are my fave couple it makes it very hard going to watch this.
Smileyglen, interesting to see if the Mer and Bailey combination have worked out their feud of 8.07 by the time Gerge's mom turns up. There seemed to be a hint that they will have interaction with Mrs O'M (sorry can't remember Mrs O'M first name)


Personally I have not watched at all this season because I hate the story line. I watch to relax. I want my shows to be fantasy and usually end happy. As long as the characters I really like (MerDer) are happy, I am happy. I want my shows to be happy and make me feel good when I watch them. I keep coming here to check on what happened to see if I want to start watching again but I used to wait for every episode and now I have lost a lot of that desire to see the show.


Grey’s is losing viewers because Derek SUCKS. He has become a person that is so black and white and God forbid his wife do something in the GREY (get it?) area-- that it hurts to watch. He is unlikeable, stubborn, and completely one dimension. Honestly, I would rather see him leave the show then to keep watching him be a horse’s behind.

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Grey's Anatomy Quotes

Did you say it? 'I love you. I don't ever want to live without you. You changed my life.' Did you say it? Make a plan. Set a goal. Work toward it, but every now and then, look around; Drink it in 'cause this is it. It might all be gone tomorrow."

Meredith (closing voiceover)

Burke was- He took something from me. He took little pieces of me, little pieces over time, so small I didn't even notice, you know? He wanted me to be something I wasn't, and I made myself into what he wanted. One day I was me Cristina Yang, and then suddenly I was lying for him, and jeopardizing my career, and agreeing to be married and wearing a ring, and being a bride. Until I was standing there in a wedding dress with no eyebrows, and I wasn't Cristina Yang anymore. And even then, I would've married him. I would have. I lost myself for a long time. And now that I'm finally me again, I can't. I love you. I love you more than I loved Burke. I love you. And that scares the crap out of me because when you asked me to ignore Teddy's page, you took a piece of me, and I let you. And that will never happen again.