Gossip Girl is very popular American teen show. The show is very popular among the teenage group and is widely watched by majority of the people. Here in this article we will be giving a brief review of the audience’s response to Gossip Girls and regarding U.S Nielson ratings. The first episode of this American drama series was watched by 3.65 million viewers but it comes in last place in its 9:00 p.m. timeslot on Wednesday nights. Despite this, the show was noted to have held the best audience retention of America’s Next Top Model in spite of a decline of 30% in the advertiser-craved 18–49 demographic and in total viewers.
When we look into the viewer’s response to Gossip Girl, the second season of the show was also unable to grip to its viewers, however, the second season loses more than half of ANTM’s audience as well as 22 percent of its own debut numbers facing strong competition from others shows including ABC’s Private Practice as well as NBD’s Bionic Women each of which made good and impressive debuts that night. Considering the audience response to Gossip Girls third season, it took a major dip in ratings with twelve episodes hitting below the two million viewer mark.
Let’s get a brief review of the seasonal ratings of Gossip Girl based on average total viewers.
Season One – The first season of Gossip Girl began airing on September 19, 2007 and concluded on May 19, 2008. Timeslot – Wednesday 9/8c from September 19, 2007 to January 9, 2008. However, timeslot changes to Monday 8/7c from April 21 – May 19, 2008. According to U.S Nielson ratings it ranked 196 and has 2.6 million viewers.
Season Two – The second season of Gossip Girl began airing on September 1, 2008 and concluded on May 18, 2009. Timeslot – Monday 8/7c from September 1, 2008 to May 18, 2009. It ranked 168 and has 2.8 million viewers which are almost similar to first season.
Season Three – The third season began airing on September 14, 2009 and ended on May 17, 2010. Timeslot – Monday 8/7c from September 14, 2009 to May 17, 2010. It ranked 135 and has 2 million viewers. The above article briefly shows the audience’s response to Gossip Girl.