Vulture

Skip to content, or skip to search.

ratings

The CW-Canceled The Game Gets Great Ratings for BET

Well, you can add The Game to this list of shows that would do better on a different network. The Girlfriends spinoff about athletes' wives, which was canceled by the CW after three seasons, premiered last night on BET to huge ratings. 7.7 million people tuned in (to compare, its third season was averaging under 2 million viewers for the CW), making it cable's highest-ever-rated ad-supported sitcom. So, maybe Veronica Mars would still be with us if it had just jumped ship for the right home? [TV by the Numbers]

Photo: BET