Thursday, July 9, 2015

Ratings 7/8: 'Skin Wars' up, 'Idiotest' down in total viewers versus two weeks ago (UPDATE: 18-49 NUMBERS)

Skin Wars and Idiotest both returned in new runs last night after a one week hiatus.

At 9pm ET, in its fourth new episode this season, Skin Wars drew 638,000 total viewers. Skin Wars is up 7 percent from its last new run on June 24th. Skin Wars attracted 268,000 18-49 viewers, up 35% from June 24th. It is the third highest ever rated Skin Wars episode in the 18-49 demo.

At 10pm for back to back new episodes, Idiotest had 370,000 total viewers/125,000 18-49 viewers at 10pm and 361,000/106,000 18-49 viewers total viewers at 10:30pm.

This marks a six week low for Idiotest in total viewers.

The 10pm Idiotest is down 32% in total viewers/down 24% in 18-49 viewers from the Idiotest at 10pm two weeks ago. The 10:30pm Idiotest is down 26% in total viewers/down 28% in 18-49 viewers versus two weeks ago.

Idiotest at 10pm fell 42% on total viewers/fell 53% in 18-49 viewers from lead-in Skin Wars. The second episode of Idiotest at 10:30pm dropped 2% in total viewers/fell 15% in 18-49 viewers from the 10pm run.

On the sidebar poll, 23% of voters said this week's Skin Wars would draw between 595,000 total viewers and 776,000 total viewers, which it did.


  1. That is a big drop for Idiotest. But I guess those numbers are still good.

  2. If that's as bad as Idiotest will get, then things are looking good! That is, so long as it goes back up a bit.

  3. how come i can't vote Sale of the Century at 11:00 a.m. and Scrabble at 11:30 a.m. that is what should be on the GSN Schedule for Monday AUG 2015 the Viewers want to see SCRABBLE Starring Chuck Woolery

  4. GSN Network needs to sign a new lease and finish the SYN Series of 1985-86 to the GSN Network leaving the SYN Series in Doubt was so wrong the public wants to see the Lisa Munoz Episodes