Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Ratings

This page contains all the statistics for Season 5 of Grey's Anatomy. Immediately below is the full Ratings table. Below that is the Season Breakdown table, which breaks down the season into quarters, allowing you to see when in the season Grey's Anatomy performed the best. The data is also graphed. At the bottom of the page is the Ratings and Audience graphs. These graphs present the data in the ratings table below, and they also include the lead-in show data

# Name Date Rating Audience Lead - in Rating Audience
24 Now or Never 14 May 09 5.5 15.58 Ugly Betty 2.0 6.83
23 Here's to Future Days 14 May 09 5.5 15.58 Ugly Betty 2.0 6.83
22 What a Difference a Day Makes 7 May 09 5.3 15.33 Ugly Betty 2.1 9.49
21 No Good at Saying Sorry (One More Chance) 30 Apr 09 5.0 13.93 Ugly Betty 2.0 6.81
20 Sweet Surrender 23 Apr 09 4.9 13.55 Grey's Anatomy (Repeat) 1.5 5.12
4 weeks
19 Elevator Love Letter 26 Mar 09 5.5 16.10 Samantha Who? 2.1 6.53
18 Stand By Me 19 Mar 09 5.0 14.67 Ugly Betty 2.1 7.5
17 I Will Follow You Into the Dark 12 Mar 09 5.0 13.54 Ugly Betty 2.1 7.21
3 weeks
16 An Honest Mistake 19 Feb 09 5.9 15.39 Ugly Betty 2.3 7.65
15 Before and After 12 Feb 09 6.0 15.70 Ugly Betty 2.3 7.44
14 Beat Your Heart Out 5 Feb 09 5.8 15.2 Ugly Betty 2.4 7.27
2 weeks
13 Stairway to Heaven 22 Jan 09 5.6 14.25 Ugly Betty 2.4 7.54
12 Sympathy for the Devil 15 Jan 09 5.3 12.95 Scrubs 1.8 4.77
11 Wish You Were Here 8 Jan 09 5.2 13.71 Ugly Betty 2.4 7.51
5 weeks
10 All By Myself 4 Dec 08 5.5 15.15 Ugly Betty 2.6 8.47
2 weeks
9 In the Midnight Hour 20 Nov 08 6.2 15.74 Ugly Betty 2.6 8.30
8 These Ties That Bind 13 Nov 08 5.9 15.59 Ugly Betty 2.8 9.20
7 Rise Up 6 Nov 08 6.0 15.63 Ugly Betty 2.7 8.95
6 Life During Wartime 30 Oct 08 5.6 15.05 Ugly Betty 2.6 8.55
5 There's No 'I' in Team 23 Oct 08 5.4 14.21 Ugly Betty 2.8 8.66
4 Brave New World 16 Oct 08 5.9 14.57 Ugly Betty 2.6 8.21
3 Here Comes the Flood 9 Oct 08 5.6 14.54 Ugly Betty 2.6 8.48
2 weeks
2 Dream a Little Dream of Me (Part 2) 25 Sep 08 7.2 18.31 Ugly Betty - -
1 Dream a Little Dream of Me (Part 1) 25 Sep 08 7.2 18.29 Ugly Betty 3.3 9.77
Data Type Season Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4
# of Episodes 24 6 6 6 6
Ratings Average 5.67 6.15 5.68 5.55 5.28
Audience Average 15.11 14.83 14.80 14.79 15.01
Lead-in Ratings Average 2.35 2.78 2.48 2.27 1.95
Lead-in Audience Average 7.70 8.73 7.87 7.44 6.94
Graphs
Show = Grey's Anatomy
L/I = Lead-in