Source: SonoftheBronx (Douglas Pucci) Twitter
The Chase has hit a season high for the second straight week.
Douglas reports that last night's (July 22nd) new episode of The Chase, at 8pm (ET) scored 578,000 total viewers, up 8% from last week's 534,000 total viewers. This is up 15% from the July 8th season premiere, which had 494,000 viewers.
This episode of The Chase, with 578K viewers, is significantly higher than all episodes in season one and also significantly higher than the first six episode of season two.
On the sidebar polls, out of 21 of voters, 16 (76%) of you stated that The Chase would rise from last week, which it did. On another poll, 13 out of 21 (61%) of voters stated that The Chase will see high but not record breaking numbers this season.
This episode of The Chase, with 578,000 viewers, tops last week's American Bible Challenge finale on Thursday, which had 555,000 viewers. The Chase Season 3, including this episode, has now averaged 535,000 viewers (where Season 2 averaged 584,000 viewers). This compares to the third season of American Bible Challenge, which averaged 550,000 total viewers for its third season.
American Bible Challenge is the highest rated original of 2014 so far, though The Chase had higher numbers back in January.
Douglas also notes that the 11pm (ET) rerun had 277,000 total viewers.