via press note:
- In addition to being the #2 new drama of the season, was one of the Top 10 entertainment programs overall.
- also showed the fourth largest ratings point gain from post-same day viewing (+1.8) in the first week, behind only , and .
- With an average L7 lift of +1.3 ratings points (+76%) and a final average of 3.0/8, THE FOLLOWING was one of this season’s Top 10 biggest gainers in L7.
- was a Top 10 Comedy this season and showed a whopping +71% lift from 7-day viewing.
- Even though live unscripted shows see much smaller lifts from time-shifting than scripted programs do, still ended up being one of the Top 20 broadcast entertainment shows in its 13th season.