Orphan ends strong, Hannibal holds steady + 44 other genre shows

We're in what could be called the calm before the storm right now.

We've got less than 10 active series to cover this week, but in the weeks to come a plethora of summer shows will arrive to get things going again. Meanwhile we're looking forward at quite a few impending late spring finales. This week Orphan Black ended its first season with a boost, while Merlin maintained its loyal viewers for its American series finale. And then there's Game of Thrones, which got a nice bump with its shocking penultimate episode.

Check out the numbers and commentary below to see how your favorite shows are doing in Live + Same Day ratings.


MONDAY, May 27

Defiance (Syfy) -- OFF

Warehouse 13 (Syfy) -- OFF

Revolution (NBC) 6.32 million viewers/1.9/5 share

Revolution got a nice spike in viewers and broke even in its rating score. We'll see if the season finale can continue that climb.

Shows on Hiatus

Bates Motel (A&E) — Returns 2014

Being Human (Syfy) — Returns 2014

Continuum (Syfy) — Returns June 7, 2013

Lost Girl (Syfy) — Returns 2014

Teen Wolf (MTV) — Returns June 3, 2013

Tron: Uprising (Disney XD) — Returns Unknown

Canceled Shows

Alphas (Syfy)



Shows on Hiatus

Grimm (NBC) — Returns Fall 2013



Shows on Hiatus

Arrow (CW) — Returns Fall 2013

Futurama (Comedy) — Returns June 19, 2013

American Horror Story (FX) — Returns October, 2013

Dragons: Riders of Berk (TOON) — Returns Sept. 10, 2013

The Neighbors (ABC) — Returns Fall 2013

Supernatural (CW) — Returns Fall 2013



Hannibal (NBC) 2.40 million viewers/1.0/3 share

Hannibal lost a few viewers and broke even with its rating this week, but if you're a fan it's time to rejoice. It just got a second season order.

Save Me (NBC) 2.66 million viewers/0.6/2 share

After a mediocre season premiere, Save Me took another drop with its second and third episodes this week. If this continues, there's no way this show survives.

Shows on Hiatus

Archer (FX) — Returns Unknown

Beauty and the Beast (CW) — Returns Fall 2013

The Big Bang Theory (CBS) — Returns Fall 2013

Elementary (CBS) — Returns Fall 2013

Haven (Syfy) — Returns 2013

Person of Interest (CBS) — Returns Fall 2013

Saving Hope (NBC) — Returns Unknown

The Vampire Diaries (CW) — Returns Fall 2013

Wilfred (FX) — Returns 2013

Canceled Shows

Last Resort (ABC)

Zero Hour (ABC)


FRIDAY, May 31

Merlin (Syfy) 1.37 million viewers/0.3

Merlin held its rating score and got a slight boost to its viewers for its American finale. So, time to say goodbye to a show that maintained a loyal following on both sides of the pond.

Da Vinci's Demons (Starz) 0.45 million viewers/0.2

Da Vinci's Demons took another drop in viewers this week. Even if it keeps dropping, though, a second season has been ordered, so at least that leaves it plenty of time to try and bounce back.

Completed Shows

Fringe (FOX) — Run ended after five seasons

Spartacus (Starz) — Run ended.

Canceled Shows

Cult (CW)

Touch (FOX)



Orphan Black (BBCA) 0.37 million viewers/0.2

Orphan Black got a nice boost to both viewers and ratings for its season-one finale. It struggled a bit at times this season, but steady viewers in two countries and a lot of acclaim mean it's coming back next year.

Shows on Hiatus

Doctor Who (BBC) -- Returns 2013

Canceled Shows

Bedlam (BBC)

Clone Wars (TOON) 


SUNDAY, June 2

666 Park Avenue (ABC) — OFF

666 Park Avenue's final four episodes will show up this summer on ABC, then it's done.

Game of Thrones (HBO) 5.22 million viewers/2.8

For its penultimate season three episode, Game of Thrones got a boost across the board for its third best broadcast in a season filled with record-setters. We'll see if the season finale sets yet another record.

Shows on Hiatus

Falling Skies (TNT) — Returns June 9, 2013

Once Upon a Time (ABC) — Returns Fall, 2013

True Blood (HBO) — Returns June 16, 2013

The Walking Dead (AMC) — Returns Fall, 2013


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