UFC & Spike TV Upbeat on Ratings

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4/6/08 7:58:27AM
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s UFC Fight Night 13 and Ultimate Fighter season seven premiere teamed up with Spike TV’s new original series “DEA” to draw the highest cable ratings of the night from 7 p.m. to Midnight ET/PT on Wednesday night in the valued Men 18-49 and Men 25-34 demographics. The five-hour time slot brought in a 1.42 rating in the Men 18-49 demographic and 1.83 in the Men 25-34 demographic.

Season seven of The Ultimate Fighter scored an overall household rating of 1.3, which averages out to about 1.7 million viewers. The demographic breakdown had the premiere doing a 1.8 with Men 18-49 and 2.21 with Men 18-34.

4/6/08 2:06:41PM
Dayum. Big stuff.
4/6/08 2:13:13PM
Not really. One thing not mentioned in the first post was the overall UFN rating was only 1.1 (about 1.2 million viewers), which is considered quite disappointing. And the TUF number may be a little worrisome because in the past, the premieres usually do good then it's downhill from there.
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