Over the decades, several versions of Pyramid have found success in syndication, but last year, the Alphabet Network revived the series The $100,000 Pyramid TV show in primetime. As a summer series the new Pyramid, hosted by Michael Strahan, did well enough in the ratings to score a second season renewal. Can they repeat, or even built upon its success? Will The $100,000 Pyramid TV show be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned.
On The $100,000 Pyramid, celebrities partner with contestants and play word games to compete for large cash prizes. Celebrities appearing in the second season on ABC include: Ken Jeong, Dave Foley, Cam Newton, Brandon Marshall, Tom Bergeron, Jennifer Nettles, Margaret Cho, Michael Rapapport, Wendie Malick, Jesse Palmer, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Retta, Bobby Moynihan, Debi Mazar, Sasheer Zamata, David Arquette, and RuPaul.
Also competing are Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz, Eric Decker, Apolo Ohno, Rachael Ray, Curtis Stone, Vanessa Williams, Gary Cole, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone, Kyle Busch, Lara Spencer, Usher, Robin Thicke, Aaron Rodgers, Erin Andrews, Ali Wentworth, Kathy Najimy, Yvette Nicole Brown, LL Cool J, Willie Garson, Taye Diggs, Jenna Fischer, Cobie Smulders, Ryan Eggold, Richard Kind, Rachel Dratch, Kal Penn, Abby Elliott, Billy Gardell, Kate Flannery, and Von Miller.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — typically around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
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For comparisons: The first season of The $100,000 Pyramid averaged a 1.23 rating in the 18-49 year old viewer demographic, and a total audience of 6.202 million viewers.
Note: These are the final national numbers (unless noted with an “*”). These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.
What do you think? Do you like the The $100,000 Pyramid TV show? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a third season on ABC?