The Office Nielsen ratings, Season 9

All ratings data from TV by the Numbers.

September 20, 2012: ‘New Guys’

Final ratings: 4.28 million viewers, 2.1/6 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 2nd place behind Glee.

September 27, 2012: ‘Roy’s Wedding’

d Final ratings: 4.13 million viewers, 2.1/6 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 4th place behind Grey’s Anatomy, Person of Interest, and Glee.

October 4, 2012: ‘Andy’s Ancestry’

u Final ratings: 4.14 million viewers, 2.2/6 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 4th place behind Grey’s Anatomy, Person of Interest, and Glee.

October 18, 2012: ‘Work Bus’

u Final ratings: 4.28 million viewers, 2.1/6 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 3rd place behind Grey’s Anatomy and Person of Interest. (NFL and MLB games also going on at this time)

October 25, 2012: ‘Here Comes Treble’

d Final ratings: 4.0 million viewers, 1.9/5 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 3rd place behind Person of Interest and Grey’s Anatomy. (NFL and MLB games also going on at this time)

November 8, 2012: ‘The Boat’

u Final ratings: 4.83 million viewers, 2.4/6 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 3rd place behind Grey’s Anatomy and Person of Interest. (NFL game also going on at this time)

November 15, 2012: ‘The Whale’

d Final ratings: 4.16 million viewers, 2.1/6 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 4th place behind Person of Interest, Grey’s Anatomy, and Glee.

November 29, 2012: ‘The Target’

d Final ratings: 3.88 million viewers, 1.9/5 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 4th place behind Grey’s Anatomy, Person of Interest, and Glee.

December 6, 2012: ‘Dwight Christmas’

u Overnight ratings: 4.175 million viewers, 2.1/6 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 4th place behind Person of Interest, Grey’s Anatomy, and Glee.

January 10, 2013: ‘Lice’

u Final ratings: 4.54 million viewers, 2.2/6 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 3rd place behind Person of Interest and Grey’s Anatomy.

January 17, 2013: ‘Suit Warehouse’

d Final ratings: 4.15 million viewers, 2.1/5 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 2nd place behind Grey’s Anatomy.

January 24, 2013: ‘Customer Loyalty’

u Final ratings: 4.19 million viewers, 2.0/5 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 3rd place behind Grey’s Anatomy and Glee.

January 31, 2013: ‘Junior Salesman’

u Final ratings: 4.45 million viewers, 2.1/5 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 3rd place behind Person of Interest and Grey’s Anatomy.

January 31, 2013: ‘Vandalism’

d Final ratings: 3.97 million viewers, 1.9/5 rating/share 18-49.

February 7, 2013: ‘Couples Discount’

u Final ratings: 4.15 million viewers, 2.1/6 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 4th place behind Person of Interest, Grey’s Anatomy, and Glee.

February 14, 2013: ‘Moving On’

d Final ratings: 4.06 million viewers, 2.0/6 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 3rd place behind Person of Interest and Grey’s Anatomy.

March 14, 2013: ‘The Farm’

d Final ratings: 3.54 million viewers, 1.9/5 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 4th place behind Person of Interest, Grey’s Anatomy, and Glee.

April 4, 2013: ‘Promos’

d Final ratings: 3.44 million viewers, 1.8/5 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 4th place behind Person of Interest, Grey’s Anatomy, and New Girl.

April 11, 2013: ‘Stairmageddon’

u Final ratings: 3.83 million viewers, 1.9/5 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 2nd place behind Glee.

April 25, 2013: ‘Paper Airplane’

d Final ratings: 3.25 million viewers, 1.7/5 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 4th place behind Grey’s Anatomy, Person of Interest, and Glee. (NFL draft also airing at same time)

May 2, 2013: ‘Livin’ the Dream’

u Final ratings: 3.51 million viewers, 1.8/5 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 2nd place behind Two and a Half Men.

May 9, 2013: ‘A.A.R.M.’

u Final ratings: 4.56 million viewers, 2.3/6 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 3rd place behind Grey’s Anatomy and Person of Interest.

May 16, 2013: ‘Finale’

u Final ratings: 5.69 million viewers, 3.0/8 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 2nd place behind Grey’s Anatomy.

Key

u More viewers than previous episode
d Less viewers than previous episode

You can find Nielsen ratings of other seasons here.

‘The Office’ premiere week ratings

Here are excerpts from NBC’s press release:

Thursday’s seventh season premiere of “The Office” was up 7 percent in 18-49 versus its year-ago season premiere, which ran against rebroadcasts of ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” and CBS’s “CSI,” while this year’s season debut faced original episodes of those competing series. This was the top-rated episode of “The Office” in both adults 18-49 and total viewers since the March 4 episode featuring the birth of Jim and Pam’s baby.

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The Office Nielsen Ratings, Season 6

All ratings data from TV by the Numbers.

Sept. 17, 2009: ‘Gossip’

Overnight ratings: 8.1 million viewers, 4.0/11 rating/share 18-49.
Placement: 1st place, leading Fringe, CSI, Grey’s Anatomy, and Supernatural in rating/share 18-49.

Sept. 25, 2009: ‘The Meeting’

d Overnight ratings: 7.33 million viewers, 3.8/10