Will John Noble's Appearance Boost the Return of 'Sleepy Hollow'? (Poll)

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November 4th, 2013

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Tonight, Sleepy Hollow returns from hiatus with guest star John Noble (formerly of cult hit Fringe). Will this bit of casting boost the series' return?The last Sleepy Hollow original earned a 2.7 adults 18-49 rating, down a tenth from the previous week's 2.8 adults 18-49 rating. Make your predictions for tonight's episode  below, and let us know your thoughts in the comments!

 
  • Michael

    If he was playing Walter Bishop, an easy 3.0+. As a new character, 2.6-2.9, depending on how many people dropped out after the baseball hiatus.

  • Samunto

    If history is anything to go by, FOX’s new shows return from baseball breaks with series lows. Hopefully Sleepy can go against the trend.

    Needless to say 2.4

  • DW

    3.0 . its been wildly advertised that you can catch up here , here and here. and sunday night shows were up. not by much but they were up.

  • Alex

    I don’t understand all the high predictions- it’s going to get a 2.6-2.7

  • Chris_SAdvisor

    Predicting a 2.6 as well (slight drop due to hiatus). Fringe may have had a good following at the start, but it was vapid (glaring plot holes in the first episode), and considerably dropped in the ratings by the end of the series. I doubt that he will mean much to a show like HH.

    If it were Jim Beaver, it might make a difference. ;)

  • psychic

    Fringe has a tiny, rabid, loyal fanbase. Key word here is “tiny”.
    I don’t predict a big rise. Maybe a small one.

  • Kate

    I think it will dip by a tenth or so – not everyone who watches will know that it’s new since it’s been on hiatus for a couple weeks.

  • AllOfHerTw!st

    Samunto
    Needless to say 2.4.

    Then why did you say it?

    ChrisAdvisor
    [Fringe] was vapid

    How do you make the rolleyes smily?

  • Jerry

    Honestly, I love the show but I’m expecting under 2.4. People are just really bad when it comes to tuning back in after a hiatus. We shall see though!

  • ludotv

    I love that John Noble will be in Sleepy Hollow but I don’t think that will affect the ratings particularly. A hiatus even just two weeks may not be great news, people get distracted, forget to watch and what not but hopefully every Sleepy Hollow fan has missed it like I did and perhaps it raises a bit to 2.8 / 2.9?

  • luka

    Bones 2.2
    Sleepy Hollow 3.2

    Dancing with the Stars 2.0
    Castle 2.0

    How I Met Your Mother 2.9
    2 Broke Girls 2.5
    Mike and Molly 2.3
    Mom 1.8
    Hostages 1.2

    The Voice 3.6
    The Blacklist 2.8

  • Jazz

    This has to be my favorite show of the season. It might be my favorite show period. That and Grimm. I look forward to them. I don’t know who or what will improve ratings. Maybe the long break might help. I hope many missed it like I did.

  • SJ

    This is kind of a ridiculous question given Fringe’s anemic ratings, isn’t it?

    Whether it rises or falls it will do so based on factors other than the involvement of this particular guest actor.

    I wonder if Mike and Molly will be able to crack a 2.5. Some of the predictions here are wildly optimistic. Scratch that, crazy. A 3.0 for a second-banana show that just recently (and inexplicably) got upgraded to a lead-off spot on what used to be CBS’ biggest comedy night? Should have kept 2 Broke Girls at 9:00…

  • NBC Fan

    Dancing with the Stars-2.0
    Castle-3.0

    How I Met Your Mother-3.1
    2 Broke Girls-2.8
    Mike & Molly-2.7
    Mom-2.3
    Hostages-1.2

    Bones-2.1
    Sleepy Hollow-2.8

    The Voice-4.1
    The Blacklist-3.0

  • s0303

    i don’t think when john noble was on tgw that it impacted the ratings…so i don’t think him being on sleepy hollow will either…i love john noble, but this short hiatus of sleepy hollow made me realize i just don’t really care about the show…guess i’m not going to continue watching, starting tonight…

  • Chris K

    I don’t agree with the poll.

    The show will return down or even with last episode. 2.5-2.6 is my guess.

  • HeadlessHorseman

    @Chris K
    You don’t agree with the poll? The poll is a question, not a statement. You don’t disagree with a question. Unless you mean the majority of voters. If so, you didn’t have to put that you disagree with the poll in your comment. Your prediction would have been a clear enough indicator.

  • Samuel

    John Noble didn’t boost the numbers for fringe… No reason to think he will on this show. I hope numbers don’t go down once again.
    2.7-2.8 tonight I’d say.

  • Ashley

    Loved Fringe. Hoping for 2.8-3.0 for SH

  • HeadlessHorseman

    @Samuel
    The idea is that hopefully, Fringe fans will watch Sleepy Hollow. John Noble didn’t boost the numbers for Fringe because he hadn’t been the star of a cult hit before.

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