TV Ratings Report: Resurrection Rises, The Mentalist Struggles

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A busy Sunday night of new television saw Resurrection show signs of live for its first season finale, inching up by a tenth among 18-49-year olds.

Elsewhere, The Mentalist tied its series low (1.2) among this same demographic, placing a seventh season in major jeopardy, while The Simpsons LEGO episode built a nice audience for that iconic sitcom...

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8 p.m.
Once Upon a Time: 6.7 million viewers
Dateline: 5.5 million
The Amazing Race: 8 million
The Simpsons: 4.3 million/Family Guy: 4.3 million
9 p.m.
Resurrection: 7.8 million
Cosmos: 4.1 million
The Good Wife: 9 million
Believe: 4.2 million
10 p.m.
Revenge: 5 million
The Mentalist: 8.5 million
Crisis: 3.5 million

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How's The Mentalist in trouble when it's had more viewers than all but one show on the list?


CBS hurt The Mentalist from Thursday (where it was still doing extremely well) to Sunday (where it's gotten pushed back countless times due to game delays).

@ Sarah T

I agree and CBS is hurting it now by not renewing yet. It makes people want to give up on it if it's not coming back. How can they do this to the best show on TV? CBS, please renew The Mentalist.