Guess the Ratings for the 'Bones' and 'Mob Doctor' Premieres

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September 17th, 2012

Tonight, season 8 of Bones premieres followed by the series premiere of the new drama Mob Doctor.

Last season, Bones premiered to  a 3.3 adults 18-49 rating on Thursday, November 3, 2011, but it had The X Factor as a lead-in. Its season finale, on Monday May 14, 2011, garnered only a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating. So will season 8 do better or worse?

 

Mob Doctor inherits House's time period.The longrunning medical drama averaged in the low 2.0s during its final season. Will Mob Doctor be a hit, or the network's biggest medical flop since the little remembered Medicine Ball?

 
  • Mark

    Bones – 2.4
    The Mob Doctor – 1.8

  • Dan C.

    Mob Doctor is after really bad lead-in based on that 1.9. I say Mob Doctor is dead in the water first airing. Best chance: 1.7 (but optimistic)

  • Holly

    Hey look, Rita’s back!

    Now… explain to me why Harry’s Law was canceled.

  • Holly

    Bleh! Rena, not Rita.

  • Hugh

    2.6 Bones
    2.3 Mob

  • Lisa

    Surely Rena is a troll… not a very interesting one, unfortunately.

    Say 2.2 for Bones and a 1.9 for Mob Doctor, with a big drop next week because it really sucked.

  • Terry

    hmm… 2.4 for Bones and 1.9/2.0 for Mob Doc.

  • Hattie

    A low 2 for Bones and a high 1 or low 2 for Mob Doctor. Can’t see either of these shows lasting more than 1 (more) season.

  • tv#1

    I don’t think either show will get above a 3.0. Bones will probably get a 2.7 or 2.8. Mob Doctor may get a 2.5 or so. Either way not great numbers, but Fox is going to have to deal. Fox’s line-up this season is going to struggle. On Monday nights their dramas are going to be able to compete with the competition. Same thing for their comedies on Tuesday. The X-Factor has already proven itself to be a moderate performer. Of course you can’t expect much of anything from their Friday line-up. Finally, Sunday will be an okay night for them. Football overruns will probably help their Sunday night ratings. So it looks like again Idol will save Fox’s season.

  • Nick

    @ Karin

    Mob Doctor is from critics worst fall’s show so 1,5 before cancelation

    Say what now?

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/22/worst-new-tv-shows-critics_n_1820291.html

    20 of the most popular critics in the US. Not one said The Mob Doctor.

  • CD

    My predictions:

    Bones 2.5 plus/minus 0.1.

    Mob Doctor 3.0 plus/minus 0.1. Given the promotion for Mob Doctor, if it doesn’t get close to 3.0 at least, it will be a disappointment.

  • Nikos

    Not sure how the ratings will be (2.5?) for Bones but the first episode was excellent.

  • Holly

    Hard to tell much from the overnight hh numbers, but it looks like Revolution got off to a really good start and Mob Doctor premiered very low.

  • Fran

    HH numbers
    The voice 8.8 (up 10% from last week)
    Revolution 7.9 (like the voice last week!)
    And then Spoiler tv wrote that in the 25 most important market, early numbers said a 4.5 in 18-49 (O.o !!!!) for Revolution and 1.8 for The mob doctor.

    It’s pretty clear that revolution premiered big. A 4.0 is the number to be expected. Not a 3.0 :D

  • senor chang

    Prelims are in.

    Revolution: 4.1
    the Mob Doctor: 1.5

    OUCH. Even Playboy Club premiered higher than that.

  • senor chang

    Bones: 2.3
    Half hours for Revolution: 4.4, 3.8
    Viewers for Revolution: 11.7 million

  • Shane

    I don’t think Bones could have easily been cancelled due to the fact for only having 13 episodes, the ratings weren’t to shabby. Each year their ratings are getting better and better. I think it wil end on Hart Hanson’s time,not due to ratings. If I’m wrong, I’m wrong but that’s just what I think.

  • Shane

    I meant ‘too’ shabby. Bones rating:2.0-2.5

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