Thank you, thank you. In its plum perch leading out of The Conners, ABC’s top comedy, Bless This Mess this season averaged a 0.67 demo rating and 3.6 million total viewers, right on par with its freshman run. The sophomore also led all comedies in TVLine’s annual “Which 3 Broadcast ‘Bubble’ Series Do You Most Want Saved?” poll. This is my broadcast Red Wedding. We loved writing them. Out of the 10 sitcoms ABC aired, it ranked No. Two shows canceled in one day? That said, if you fold in Live+7 DVR playback, Single Parents pulled ahead of black-ish, mixed-ish and Bless This Mess in the demo. 5 in both measures. Out of the 10 sitcoms ABC aired this TV season, it ranked No. View this post on Instagram
Bless This Mess and Single Parents won’t be coming back for third seasons. I get the message, ABC! 7 in the demo and ninth in audience (besting only Fresh Off the Boat’s farewell voyage). I feel so grateful to have been given the chance to work with so many incredible people. A post shared by Liz Meriwether (@lizmeriwether) on May 21, 2020 at 1:23pm PDT But seriously, folks, thank you so much for watching these shows. We loved making them. (What’s more, it delivered a better demo number than American Housewife, mixed-ish and black-ish, all of which got renewed.)
Single Parents meanwhile averaged a 0.6 demo rating and 2.6 million viewers (in Live+Same Day numbers), dropping 32 and 24 percent from its freshman run.
I get the message, ABC! “We loved making them. We loved writing them. “Two shows canceled in one day? I feel so grateful to have been given the chance to work with so many incredible people. “But seriously, folks, thank you so much for watching these shows,” added Meriwether, who co-created Single Parents with J.J. Thank you, thank you.”
2020 Broadcast-TV Renewal Scorecard
Launch Gallery The co-creator of both Single Parents and Bless This Mess jokingly likened the cancellation of both ABC sitcoms in one fell Thursday swoop to the grisliest of Game of Thrones galas. This is my broadcast Red Wedding,” Liz Meriwether quipped on Instagram, sharing photos of her with Bless This Mess co-creator and star Lake Bell and other members of the series’ cast. Philbin.