Celebrity Wife Swap: Season Two Ratings

celebrity wife swap ratingsThe regular version of Wife Swap has aired for six seasons and now, ABC has brought Celebrity Wife Swap back for a second season. Will it continue to be a ratings success and be renewed for another round? Stay tuned to find out!

The second season of Celebrity Wife Swap typically airs Tuesday or Sunday nights on the ABC network and there are 6 9 episodes.

Below are the TV show’s ratings for the 2012-13 season, the best way to tell if Celebrity Wife Swap is going to be cancelled or renewed for a third season.

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

UPDATE: ABC has ordered a third season of 13 episodes for 2014.

Final season averages: 1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.02 million total viewers.

Episode 02-09: Sunday, 07/28/13
1.1 in the demo (+10% change) with 2.95 million (-1% change).
Season averages: 1.33 in the demo with 4.02 million.

Episode 02-08: Sunday, 07/21/13
1.0 in the demo (-17% change) with 2.99 million (-15% change).
Season averages: 1.36 in the demo with 4.16 million.

Episode 02-07: Sunday, 07/14/13
1.2 in the demo (+33% change) with 3.51 million (+21% change).
Season averages: 1.41 in the demo with 4.32 million.

Episode 02-06: Sunday, 07/07/13
0.9 in the demo (-10% change) with 2.91 million (-9% change).
Season averages: 1.45 in the demo with 4.46 million.

Episode 02-05: Sunday, 06/30/13
1.0 in the demo (-23% change) with 3.19 million (-28% change).
Season averages: 1.56 in the demo with 4.77 million.

Episode 02-04: Sunday, 06/23/13
1.3 in the demo (-19% change) with 4.45 million (-11% change).
Season averages: 1.70 in the demo with 5.17 million.

UPDATE: ABC has ordered three more episodes and will air them (and the remaining three) sometime this summer.

Episode 02-03: Tuesday, 03/12/13
1.6 in the demo (+7% change) with 5.02 million (+21% change).
Season averages: 1.83 in the demo with 5.40 million.

Episode 02-02: Tuesday, 03/05/13
1.5 in the demo (-38% change) with 4.14 million (-41% change).
Season averages: 1.95 in the demo with 5.59 million.

Episode 02-01: Tuesday, 02/22/13
2.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 7.05 million total viewers.
Season averages: 2.40 in the demo with 7.05 million.

Compared to the first season premiere in January 2012, ABC was up by 4% in the demo (vs a 2.3 rating) and up by 13% in viewership (vs 6.25 million).

Reference point: The first season of Celebrity Wife Swap averaged a 2.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.74 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 Celebrity Wife Swap TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a third season?

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