Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / News Blog / Buy TV Shows on DVD

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board

The Drew Carey Show links and theme songs at Sitcoms Online / The Drew Carey Show Photo Gallery


The Drew Carey Show - The Complete First Season

Buy The Drew Carey Show - The Complete First Season on DVD
The Drew Carey Show - Television Favorites

Buy The Drew Carey Show - Television Favorites on DVD

Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > 1990s Sitcoms > The Drew Carey Show
User Name
Password


Headlines / New on DVD/Blu-ray
SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines:

FX Fall 2014: Mike & Molly Reruns Premiere; Jerry Seinfeld's Single Shots on Crackle
Summer 2014 Week 9 Sitcom Ratings
SitcomsOnline Digest: Community Season 6 Plans; The Equalizer Complete Series on DVD
Blossom, Big Bang Theory Star Hosting Candid Camera; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 28, 2014)
Here's Lucy Heading to Cozi TV; The CW Drops Comedies Seed, Backpackers
TVGN Adds Love Boat, Wings, Family Ties, and More; Hallmark's Lisa Whelchel/Kim Fields Movie Scores
TCA Summer 2014 Press Tour: FX, Includes 12-Day Simpsons Marathon on FXX; TCM Remembers James Garner
TCA Summer 2014 Press Tour: Fox, The CW; Remembering TV Legend James Garner
Summer 2014 Week 8 Sitcom Ratings
SitcomsOnline Digest: Enlisted to Return as Online Series?; Batman and Wonder Years DVD Updates
TCA Summer 2014 Press Tour: CBS; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 21, 2014)
TV Land's Candid Camera Premieres Aug. 11; NBC Gives Debra Messing Series a Preview Airing
TCA Summer 2014 Press Tour: ABC, Includes Fall 2014 Premiere Dates; Hot in Cleveland Animated Episode to Air July 30 on TV Land
TCA Summer 2014 Press Tour: NBC Networks; More Info on Apt. 23 on Logo, With 8 Unaired Episodes
TCA Summer 2014 Press Tour: NBC; Entourage Coming to VH1 Classic

New on DVD/Blu-ray (July)

07/01 - American Dad! - Volume 9
07/08 - The Soul Man - The Complete First Season
07/15 - Diff'rent Strokes - Season 1 (Mill Creek) / Season 2 / Seasons 1 and 2
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest

Welcome to the Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, search, view attachments, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-18-2007, 10:33 PM   #1
AxelFoley
Frequent Poster
Member
 
Join Date: May 18, 2006
Location: Sweden
Posts: 80
Default Highest Nielsen rating for an entire season?

Hey everyone. I'm doing a list filled with facts about various sitcoms, among those facts are "Highest Nielsen rating during an entire season". Does anyone know what this particular show’s highest rating during an entire season was?

Any help is appreciated, thanks
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2007, 11:37 PM   #2
TVFactFan
Forum Legend
Member
 
TVFactFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Posts: 83,755
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by AxelFoley
Hey everyone. I'm doing a list filled with facts about various sitcoms, among those facts are "Highest Nielsen rating during an entire season". Does anyone know what this particular show’s highest rating during an entire season was?

Any help is appreciated, thanks


I only have the ratings for the first 8 seasons and out of those seasons, the ratings were the best in the 1997-98 season being ranked at #15
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2007, 02:43 AM   #3
AxelFoley
Frequent Poster
Member
 
Join Date: May 18, 2006
Location: Sweden
Posts: 80
Default

Thanks, I guess that was the highest rating that show got in that case, since it had gone downhill for quite a few years by the 9th and final season.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2007, 01:07 PM   #4
TVFactFan
Forum Legend
Member
 
TVFactFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Posts: 83,755
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by AxelFoley
Thanks, I guess that was the highest rating that show got in that case, since it had gone downhill for quite a few years by the 9th and final season.


Yup that's the Highest. What year did it end? It was still on the air in 2003 in my book.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2007, 08:43 PM   #5
JulieSomoski
Senior Member
Watch Medium, Fridays on CBS!
 
JulieSomoski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 06, 2004
Location: Michigan
Posts: 7,539
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheAnalyzer
Yup that's the Highest. What year did it end? It was still on the air in 2003 in my book.

It was a funny story with this show. During the fourth season, ABC saw how steady the ratings were for the show, so they renewed the contract to air the show until the ninth season. But, by the eighth season, ratings were really low, and they could not afford to air the show during the fall, so since they had to air a ninth season, they aired it in the summer of 2004, airing in a lot of different timeslots with a totally different storyline. The final season was really the time for writers and actors to just have fun with the show.
__________________
Click here to view some great articles written by my husband and I!
All views are appreciated!

Watch:

Medium, Fridays at 9pm, on CBS!
Big Bang Theory, Mondays at 9:30pm, on CBS!
The Mentalist, Thursdays at 10pm, on CBS!
Old Christine, Wednesdays at 8pm, on CBS!
ABC's Comedy Lineup, Starting Wednesdays at 8:30pm, on ABC!
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2007, 10:49 PM   #6
TVFactFan
Forum Legend
Member
 
TVFactFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Posts: 83,755
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by roseanne88-97
It was a funny story with this show. During the fourth season, ABC saw how steady the ratings were for the show, so they renewed the contract to air the show until the ninth season. But, by the eighth season, ratings were really low, and they could not afford to air the show during the fall, so since they had to air a ninth season, they aired it in the summer of 2004, airing in a lot of different timeslots with a totally different storyline. The final season was really the time for writers and actors to just have fun with the show.


So what year did the show end?
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 06:43 AM   #7
AxelFoley
Frequent Poster
Member
 
Join Date: May 18, 2006
Location: Sweden
Posts: 80
Default

1998, and the 2 last seasons was aired on CBS I believe who bought the rights when NBC/ABC didn't want to air it anylonger.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2007, 10:46 AM   #8
JulieSomoski
Senior Member
Watch Medium, Fridays on CBS!
 
JulieSomoski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 06, 2004
Location: Michigan
Posts: 7,539
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheAnalyzer
So what year did the show end?

The show aired it's finale in September 2004, and the show was always aire by ABC, because they were contracted to air it.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2007, 11:05 AM   #9
Rambo Stallone
Frequent Poster
Member
 
Join Date: May 11, 2005
Location: OZ
Posts: 199
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by KingofTVResearch
I only have the ratings for the first 8 seasons and out of those seasons, the ratings were the best in the 1997-98 season being ranked at #15
1998-99 it ranked 14 with 20/20 9.9 but had more viewer in 1997/98 in the Complete Directory to prime time network and cable TV Shows book.
  Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:34 PM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.5.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.