The third episode of The Ultimate Fighter 6 drew a 1.1 television rating, rebounding slightly from last week’s 1.0 rating. Despite the modest increase this week and a solid debut, the sixth season of the reality series still trails past seasons:
Through the first three episodes of their twelve-episode regular seasons, the average overall ratings for previous seasons of The Ultimate Fighter were 1.7 for TUF 3; 1.6 for TUF 4; and 1.3 for TUF 5. At this point, TUF 6 is averaging a 1.2 overall rating through its first three episodes.
In the 18-to-34-year-old male demographic, the averages for previous seasons of TUF after the first three episodes were 3.0 for TUF 3; 2.6 for TUF 4; and 1.9 for TUF 5. Through its first three episodes, TUF 6 is averaging a 1.6 rating in this demographic.
In the 18-to-49-year-old male demographic, the averages for previous seasons of TUF through three episodes were 2.3 for TUF 3; 2.0 for TUF 4; and 1.7 for TUF 5. In its first three episodes, TUF 6 is averaging a 1.3 rating in this demographic.
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