Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Ratings

This page contains all the statistics for Season 8 of Grey's Anatomy. Immediately below is the full Ratings table. This table shows the episode names, dates, the LIVE + Same Day (L+SD) ratings and audience numbers, and the LIVE + 7 Day (L+7) ratings and audience numbers. The lead-in (L/I) show and its L+SD ratings and audience data is also shown

Below the ratings table is the Season Breakdown table. This table breaks the episodes in a season into quarters, and displays the average ratings and audience numbers for both L+SD and L+7 data. The small graphs then plot that data so you can see the trends develop during the season and compare them with previous seasons. The lead-in (L/I) show and its L+SD ratings and audience data is also shown

At the bottom of the page are two graphs. The left graph shows the L+SD and L+7 ratings across the season, while the right graph shows the L+SD and L+7 audience data across the season. The lead-in (L/I) show and its L+SD ratings and audience data is also shown

All audience data is in millions, for example, 9.85 = 9,850,000 viewers.

# Name Date L+SD R L+SD A L+7 R L+7 A Lead - in Rating Audience
24 Flight 17 May 12 4.1 11.44 5.3 13.975 Missing 1.3 6.53
23 Migration 10 May 12 3.5 9.82 4.9 12.728 Missing 1.1 6.37
22 Let the Bad Times Roll 3 May 12 3.3 9.24 4.8 12.136 Missing 1.2 6.32
21 Moment of Truth 26 Apr 12 3.3 9.45 4.7 12.336 Missing 1.4 6.98
20 The Girl With No Name 19 Apr 12 3.2 9.65 4.8 12.865 Missing 1.3 7.08
19 Support System 12 Apr 12 2.9 8.85 4.5 11.929 Missing 1.4 7.91
18 The Lion Sleeps Tonight 5 Apr 12 2.8 8.19 4.3 11.175 Missing 1.5 7.24
4 weeks
17 One Step Too Far 15 Mar 12 3.0 9.62 4.5 12.450 Missing 2.1 10.60
3 weeks
16 If Only You Were Lonely 23 Feb 12 3.1 9.06 4.7 12.203 Wipeout 1.5 5.03
15 Have You Seen Me Lately? 16 Feb 12 3.2 8.31 4.7 11.554 Wipeout 1.5 5.12
14 All You Need Is Love 9 Feb 12 4.0 10.27 5.6 13.613 Wipeout 1.5 5.22
13 If/Then 2 Feb 12 3.6 9.71 5.0 12.620 Wipeout 1.8 5.96
2 weeks
12 Hope for the Hopeless 19 Jan 12 3.2 9.42 5.2 12.683 Wipeout 1.8 5.85
11 This Magic Moment 12 Jan 12 3.8 10.71 5.4 13.719 Wipeout 2.2 7.12
10 Suddenly 5 Jan 12 4.5 12.12 6.1 15.083 Wipeout 2.7 8.39
7 weeks
9 Dark Was the Night 10 Nov 11 4.1 11.29 5.6 14.255 Charlie's Angels 1.1 5.10
8 Heart Shaped Box 3 Nov 11 3.6 9.52 5.2 12.741 Charlie's Angels 1.2 5.31
7 Put Me In, Coach 27 Oct 11 3.7 9.93 5.3 13.070 It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown 2.3 7.44
6 Poker Face 20 Oct 11 3.6 9.54 5.2 12.595 Charlie's Angels 2.1 5.57
5 Love, Loss and Legacy 13 Oct 11 3.6 9.97 5.1 12.902 Charlie's Angels 1.3 5.91
4 What Is It About Men 6 Oct 11 3.1 8.70 4.8 11.993 Charlie's Angels 1.2 5.93
3 Take the Lead 29 Sep 11 3.6 10.20 5.1 13.151 Charlie's Angels 1.5 7.11
2 She's Gone 22 Sep 11 4.1 10.38 5.8 13.921 - - -
1 Free Falling 22 Sep 11 4.1 10.38 5.8 13.921 Charlie's Angels 2.1 8.76
Data Type Season Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4
# of Episodes 24 6 6 6 6
L+SD Ratings Average 3.54 3.68 3.82 3.28 3.38
L+SD Audience Average 9.82 9.86 10.50 9.19 9.74
L/I L+SD Ratings Average 1.61 1.64 1.88 1.65 1.28
L/I L+SD Audience Average 6.65 6.66 6.54 6.53 6.87
L+7 Ratings Average 5.10 5.30 5.47 4.80 4.83
L+7 Audience Average 12.901 13.081 13.592 12.169 12.662
Graphs
Show = Grey's Anatomy
L/I = Lead-in