TV Ratings: Emergence and Arrow End Low

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Viewers have probably seen the last of Emergence. 

Emergence Season 1 Episode 13 delivered 1.9 million total viewers and a 0.3 rating in the demo. 

That marks the show's least-viewed episode to date, and the series is ABC's lowest-rated freshman series. 

We're in this Together - Emergence Season 1 Episode 13

Given the low ratings, the chances are slim that ABC will give the series another chance next season. 

Elsewhere on ABC, The Conners (5.3 million/0.9 rating) was down a tenth, while Bless This Mess (3.4 million/0.6 rating), mixed-ish (2.3 million/0.5 rating) and black-ish (2.2 million/0.5 rating) were all steady. 

Over on The CW, Arrow got no bump for its series finale. Arrow Season 8 Episode 10 had 0.7 million viewers and a 0.3 rating. 

Felicity and Barry - Arrow Season 8 Episode 10

This is down 19 percent vs. last week's Green Arrow and the Canaries backdoor pilot. 

The retrospective special before the finale had 0.7 million viewers and a 0.2 rating. 

Did the series finale play it too safe or was it true to the series?

Over on NBC, both Ellen's Game of Games (4.9 million viewers/1.0 rating) and New Amsterdam (4.9 million/0.7 rating) held steady.

At the Wake - This Is Us Season 4 Episode 12

Sandwiched in between, This Is Us Season 4 Episode 12 had 6.4 million viewers and a 1.3 rating. 

The total viewer tally marked a new series low, while the demo tally matched a series low. 

The series is fading, but it remains a solid performer for NBC. 

CBS went with NCIS, which had 12 million total viewers and a 1.1 rating. ticking up from its last fresh original. 

Sage Wisdom - NCIS Season 17 Episode 14

FBI (9.2 million/0.9 rating) and FBI Most Wanted (6.1 million/0.7 rating) were steady. 

The latter is holding up well in the 10/9c slot, but CBS had to have expected better. 

There are already rumors that a third series could be in the works. Do you like the FBI franchise?

Fox went with The Resident (4 million/0.7 rating) and 24 Hours to Hell and Back (2.2 million/0.6 ratinh). Both shows were steady with their last originals. 

Feeling Disrespected - Tall  - The Resident Season 3 Episode 14

The Resident is way down from last season, but at least it is holding steady week-to-week. 

Did you follow the series to Tuesdays or will you be catching up another day?

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