“Roseanne” fell back to Earth last night.
Five weeks in, ABC ran not an original episode but a two hour “marathon” of the first four episodes. They averaged 6.1 million viewers, way off from the 13 million of the last two weeks and 15 million of the premiere week.
Indeed, “Roseanne” fell spectacularly in the 9-10pm hour to “The Voice” with its 9 million pairs of eyes.
The comedy was also beaten by back to back reruns of “NCIS” at 8pm and 9pm, with nearly 7 million.
But “Roseanne” is still scoring high with women in the 18 to 49 demographic, so advertisers and ABC are happy, happy, happy.
The show returns next week with a new episode. In the meantime, here’s a look back: