Game Show Network has published a press release on the recent success of their new naked body painting competition Skin Wars. The hit GSN original is up 238% in the 18-49 demographic versus the same time period prior to the launch of Skin Wars. Skin Wars has seen more than 9 million viewers in new runs, reruns, DVR and OnDemand since its August 6th premiere.
Skin Wars earned 697,000 total viewers for its August 6th premiere, then fell to 588,000 total viewers on August 13th. Skin Wars then scored a series high 725,000 total viewers on August 20th, then 658,000 total viewers on August 27th and 465,000 total viewers on September 3rd. Skin Wars has averaged 627,000 total viewers in five episodes.
Skin Wars is hosted by Rebecca Romijn and features judges Craig Tracy, Robin Slonina and RuPaul Charles.
Skin Wars airs Wednesdays at 9pm ET on Game Show Network. The two-hour Skin Wars finale airs September 24th at 9pm ET.