UFC on Fuel TV 7, airing outside of prime time, pulled strong TV ratings, nearly matching the high mark for a live UFC event on the network.
Bellator 89 continued the trend of steady TV ratings for the promotion since it made the jump to Spike TV in January, following a stint on MTV2.
Episode 4 of “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 17 averaged 1.25 million viewers during its one-hour broadcast Tuesday night on FX.
Four weeks into its 17th season and The Ultimate Fighter is settling into its stride in regards to TV ratings.
Bellator MMA is now four weeks into its eighth season – its first on Spike TV – and the TV ratings are holding steady.
The third installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 17 averaged 1.2 million viewers for its Tuesday night broadcast on cable network FX.
What was likely the TUF 17 knockout of the season didn't account for knockout numbers in the TV ratings, although they did hold steady.
UFC executive Chuck Saftler credits the lack of confusion in finding UFC programming as the reason for the promotion's success on FX.
The recent UFC 156 Prelims on FX set a new benchmark for preliminary bout telecasts, whether on FX or Fuel TV.
The ratings for the third Bellator show on Spike TV have been returned, and while the numbers are down slightly, the promotion still reached highs in one particularly strong category.