Source: Douglas Pucci (@SonoftheBronx Twitter)
Idiotest has a strong showing this past week but fell significantly from its lead-in. At 7:30pm, the lead-in to new episodes of Idiotest, Family Feud scored 612,000 total viewers and 178,000 18-49 viewers. The total viewer figure is up 27% from last week in the same timeslot.
Back to back new episodes of Idiotest aired at 8pm and 8:30pm. The first new run of Idiotest received 478,000 and 113,000 total viewers. This is a 22% drop from the lead-in in total viewers and a 37% drop in 18-49 viewers from Family Feud. In this timeslot versus last week, Idiotest is up 44% in total viewers and up 88% in 18-49 viewers. The second new run of Idiotest received 431,000 total viewers and 109,000 18-49 viewers. This is up 10% in total viewers and up 4% in 18-49 viewers from the first new run. From last week, this specific timeslot of Idiotest is up 38% in total viewers and up 36% in 18-49 viewers.
Lie Detectors took a severe tumble at both 9pm and 9:30pm (both episodes were new), which is why GSN has pulled Lie Detectors runs from the schedule completely the second they saw the ratings (which it appears). At 9pm, Lie Detectors scored 166,000 total viewers and 49,000 18-49 viewers. Lie Detectors fell 69% from lead-in Idiotest in total viewers and also fell 55% in 18-49 viewers. In this timeslot versus last week, Lie Detectors is up 5% in total viewers and 63% in 18-49 viewers. At 9:30pm, Lie Detectors scored a series-low 96,000 total viewers and (non-low) 25,000 18-49 viewers. This is a 42% drop in total viewers and a 96% drop in 18-49 viewers from the 9pm episode. From last week, Lie Detectors dropped 10% in total viewers and tied in 18-49 viewers.
In the 10pm hour, Family Feud bounced back significantly from Lie Detectors, but still had the Lie Detectors ratings-effect. At 10pm, Family Feud delivered 214,000 total viewers and 56,000 18-49 viewers, a 123% increase in total viewers and 124% increase in 18-49 viewers from Lie Detectors at 9:30pm. At 10:30pm, Family Feud delivered 313,000 total viewers and 97,000 18-49 viewers. This is a 32% increase in total viewers and a 42% increase in 18-49 viewers from Family Feud at 10pm.
Wednesday 5/27 Summary:
7:30pm Family Feud: 612K total; 178K 18-49
8:00pm Idiotest: 478K total; 113K 18-49
8:30pm Idiotest: 431K total; 109K 18-49
9:00pm Lie Detectors: 166K total; 49K 18-49
9:30pm Lie Detectors: 96K total; 25K 18-49
10:00pm Family Feud: 214K total; 56K 18-49
10:30pm Family Feud: 313K total; 97K 18-49
All Times Eastern