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Ratings: Once, Good Wife and Everyone Else Return Down, Betrayal Opens Low – TV Show News

 Ratings: Once, Good Wife and Everyone Else Return Down, Betrayal Opens Low   TV Show NewsAll nine of Sunday’s returning broadcast shows came back to numbers smaller than their previous premieres, though there was a silver lining for at least two of them.

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Opening ABC’s Premiere Sunday, Once Upon a Time drew 8.5 million total viewers and a 2.6 demo rating, down 33 percent in the demo year-over-year but up from its May finale (7.3 mil/2.3). Similarly, lead-out Revenge (8 mil/2.5) was off 22 percent from its sophomore opener but up sharply — 47 percent — from its finale, and opposite what surely was a well-watched Breaking Bad swan song.

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ABC’s Betrayal: Worthy of a Second Date? – TV Show News

 ABCs Betrayal: Worthy of a Second Date?   TV Show NewsIt’s 2013, but apparently, some TV characters are still dropping (and breaking!) full bottles of red wine on marble floors, then doing Slow Slides of Shame down their kitchen walls.

OK, maybe the previous sentence only applies to Sarah (Hannah Ware), the scarlet-letter-scarf-wearing “heroine” of ABC’s Betrayal, which premiered tonight as a new lead-out to Revenge on ABC. But yes, girlfriend did engage in the worst form of alcohol abuse — c’mon, there’s no way to drink wine with shards of glass mixed in! — and then collapsed in tears after learning the sexy near-stranger she’d just bedded in her photography studio happened to be the defense attorney for/son-in-law of a shady business magnate whom her prosecutor husband is about to bring charges against. (See, she coulda used that glass of vino, maybe even three!)