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Bachelor Pad: Summer 2012 Ratings

ABC TV show Bachelor Pad ratingsThough most of the contestants of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette go home empty-handed, ABC is giving some of the more interesting personalities a second chance on Bachelor Pad. Will this summer guilty pleasure bring in better or weaker ratings this time around?

The TV show’s ratings for the Summer season, the best way to tell if Bachelor Pad will be cancelled or renewed for season four.

The third season of Bachelor Pad typically airs Monday nights on the ABC network.

Be sure to check out our ABC summer ratings report card to see how this show’s numbers compare with the others on the network.

These figures will be updated as the weeks progress so be sure to bookmark and return to this page:

Final season averages: 1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.04 million total viewers.

Episode 03-08: Monday, 09/10/12 (season or series finale)
1.3 in the demo (-7% episode-to-episode change) with 4.52 million.
Season averages: 1.27 in the demo with 4.04 million.

Episode 03-07: Monday, 09/03/12
1.4 in the demo (+8% episode-to-episode change) with 4.46 million.
Season averages: 1.27 in the demo with 4.04 million.

Episode 03-06: Monday, 08/27/12
1.3 in the demo (0% episode-to-episode change) with 4.38 million.
Season averages: 1.25 in the demo with 3.97 million.

Episode 03-05: Monday, 08/20/12
1.3 in the demo (+8% episode-to-episode change) with 3.85 million.
Season averages: 1.24 in the demo with 3.88 million.

Episode 03-04: Monday, 08/13/12
1.2 in the demo (+9% episode-to-episode change) with 4.01 million.
Season averages: 1.23 in the demo with 3.89 million.

Episode 03-03: Monday, 08/06/12
1.1 in the demo (0% episode-to-episode change) with 3.41 million.
Season averages: 1.23 in the demo with 3.85 million.

Episode 03-02: Monday, 07/30/12
1.1 in the demo (-27% episode-to-episode change) with 3.46 million.
Season averages: 1.30 in the demo with 4.08 million.

Episode 03-01: Monday, 07/23/12
1.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.69 million total viewers.
Season averages: 1.50 in the demo with 4.69 million.

It was a weak start for the third season. The network was down considerably when comparing last season’s opener to this season’s. ABC was down by 35% in the demo (vs a 2.3 rating) and down by 26% in total viewership (vs 6.33 million).


Reference point: The second season of Bachelor Pad averaged a 2.0 demo rating with 6.33 million total viewers.

Note: These ratings are collected by the Nielsen company and are the final national numbers. These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings and are reported on by most other outlets. 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 Bachelor Pad TV show? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a fourth season?

 

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robycop3 August 1, 2012 at 5:29 pm

I’d liketa see ALL these dating/relationship shows tank…Bachelor, Bachelorette, Son of Bachelor, Pig Brudder, etc. etc. If I wanted to watch trash, I’d replace my TV with a garbage can.

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