logo

Here's 10 U.S. cities with the highest ratings of the 'Roseanne' revival

Cheryl Kahla
Mar 29, 2018
10:45 A.M.

The 1990's television series Roseanne returned with a bang. The 10th season, which aired 11 years after season 9 ended, scored an 18.1 million viewership.

Advertisement

The dysfunctional yet lovable Connor family returned to the small screen on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. As reported by Pop Culture, most of the show's success came from Middle America.

While Roseanne's cult following eagerly awaited its return, New York, and Los Angeles didn't score high viewer ratings, but Tulsa, Oklahoma scored a 19.0 rating, the highest in America.

Tulsa has approximately 500,000 TV-watching households, and the city's rating was, surprisingly, 60 percent above the national average.

Advertisement

Cincinnati, Ohia and Kansas City, Missouri, took the second and third spot, respectively, with an impressive 29 percent of Kansas City's audience tuning in to watch Roseanne.

The national average was a robust 11.9 rating across all metered markets with a 20 percent share of the audience.

New York, an otherwise dominant market, scored only 12.8, while Los Angeles came in below the national average with a rating of 11.4.

Experts say that the decline in New York and Los Angeles markets - and the rise in Middle America - has to do with the show's 'conservative ideals.'

Roseanne Barr's character is a Trump supporter, and the first episode featured a heated argument between Roseanne and her more liberal-minded sister, Jackie.

Advertisement

However, not all the conservative states scored a high rating. Greensboro, North Carolina was one of the lowest ranking states, with only 9 percent of households tuning in.

The ratings were also considerably low for San Francisco. According to The Hollywood Reporter, 'it narrowly underperformed in a noticeably weak showing in San Francisco.'

Roseanne's ten highest-rated markets

1. Tulsa, Oklahoma

2. Cincinnati, Ohio

3. Kansas City, Missouri

4. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

5. Chicago, Illinois

6. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

7. Detroit, Michigan

8. Buffalo, New York

9. St. Louis, Missouri

10. Indianapolis, Indiana

Roseanne's ten lowest-rated markets

1. Greensboro, North Carolina

Advertisement

2. San Francisco, California

3. Jacksonville, Florida

4. Miami, Florida

5. New Orleans, Louisiana

6. Providence, Rhode Island

7. Salt Lake City, Utah

8. Memphis, Tennessee

9. San Diego, California

10. Baltimore, Maryland

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Stepmother Learns Her Daughter Mocked a Girl over Her Clothing, Makes Her Wear the ‘Ugliest’ Dress

January 28, 2024

Shani Hardwick Is Omari Hardwick’s Sister & One of 4 Siblings

December 22, 2023

Johnny Cash’s Children: A Closer Look at His 5 Kids from 2 Marriages

January 16, 2024

Alice Bell Is Al Roker’s Ex-wife with Whom He Adopted a Daughter

January 18, 2024

Airport Worker Points at 5-Year-Old Girl While Mocking Her Name, Mom Decides to Fight Back

November 02, 2023

Dean Martin’s Wife Died Only a Few Weeks after Their Second Son Was Found Dead at His Home

December 21, 2023

Jamie Hartwright Is Judy Sheindlin’s Daughter Who Lives Out of the Spotlight

January 16, 2024

Tanya Boniface Is Peabo Bryson’s Wife Who Is Also a Musician

December 18, 2023

Andre Rison's Current Wife Has the Same Name as His Late Ex

November 13, 2023

Michael Reynolds Became Sabrina Le Beauf's Husband Six Weeks after They Met

November 15, 2023

Michael Cannata Jr Is Doris Roberts’ Only Son — Facts about Him

December 19, 2023

Pauley Perrette's Mother Donna Bell Lives on through the Star's Bakeshop and Book

November 09, 2023

Patrick Duffy Is a Proud Father of Two Sons, Padraic & Conor, from His Late Wife of 43 Years

January 10, 2024

Chudney Ross' Husband Joshua Faulkner Joked That She 'Petted' Him on Their First Date

November 07, 2023