Episode 3.18 Ratings Posted March 1 2012

Episode 3.18 Ratings

Last night's Leap Year-themed episode of The Middle ranked a solid third in the ratings, finishing behind American Idol on Fox and Survivor on CBS.

"Leap Year" was watched by 8.23 million people, up three quarters of a million from last week, and scored a 5.8/9 rating in households. This was the show's best performance in total viewers in five weeks. In the important adults 18-49 demographic, The Middle scored a 2.6/7 rating, up from last week's 2.2/7.

The Middle continued to outperform CBS's Survivor in the younger-skewing demographics, finishing second with Adults 18-34, Men 18-34 and Women 18-34.

Episode: Leap Year Tags: Season 3, ratings

More about the episode

Leap Year
Season 3, Episode 18 - Aired February 29, 2012

Because this year is a leap year and Sue's birthday falls on February 29, she is overly excited about celebrating her big day in a big way. But given her parents' track record with celebrations, Sue may need to lower her expectations. Meanwhile, Frankie discovers that tough husband Mike has been taking care of a stray cat at work for years, Brick falls for a pretty girl in his social skills class, and Axl becomes enthralled with vacuuming the house.

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