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Kitchen Nightmares: 2011-12 TV Season Ratings

Kitchen Nightmares ratingsHere are the latest ratings for the Kitchen Nightmares TV show. Chef Gordon Ramsay keeps handing out his own brand of tough love to help struggling restaurants succeed. The fourth season of Kitchen Nightmares typically airs Friday nights at 8pm on the FOX network.

These are the TV show’s ratings for the 2011-12 season, the best way to tell if Kitchen Nightmares will be cancelled or renewed for a fifth season. Check out our FOX 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:

Episode 04-17: Friday, 03/30/12
1.2 in the demo (+9% episode-to-episode change) with 2.93 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.48 in the demo with 3.58 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 8 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-16: Friday, 03/23/12
1.1 in the demo (-27% episode-to-episode change) with 3.06 million; fourth in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.49 in the demo with 3.62 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 8 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-15: Friday, 2/24/12
1.5 in the demo (+15% episode-to-episode change) with 3.47 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.52 in the demo with 3.66 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 7 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-14: Friday, 2/17/12
1.3 in the demo (-13% episode-to-episode change) with 3.05 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.52 in the demo with 3.67 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 7 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-13: Friday, 02/10/12
1.5 in the demo (-6% episode-to-episode change) with 3.56 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.54 in the demo with 3.72 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 7 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-12: Friday, 02/03/12
1.6 in the demo (+14% episode-to-episode change) with 3.83 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.54 in the demo with 3.73 million.
Demo average rank: #6 of 7 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Update: FOX has renewed Kitchen Nightmares for season five.

Episode 04-11: Friday, 01/27/12
1.4 in the demo (-13% episode-to-episode change) with 3.42 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.54 in the demo with 3.72 million.
Demo average rank: #5 of 6 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-10: Friday, 01/20/12
1.6 in the demo (-6% episode-to-episode change) with 3.86 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.55 in the demo with 3.75 million.
Demo average rank: #5 of 6 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-09: Friday, 01/13/12
1.7 in the demo (+21% episode-to-episode change) with 3.78 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.54 in the demo with 3.74 million.
Demo average rank: #3 of 4 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-08: Friday, 11/18/11
1.4 in the demo (-13% week-to-week change) with 3.46 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.52 in the demo with 3.74 million.
Demo average rank: #3 of 4 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-07: Friday, 11/11/11
1.6 in the demo (+7% week-to-week change) with 3.94 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.54 in the demo with 3.78 million.
Demo average rank: #3 of 4 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-06: Friday, 11/04/11
1.5 in the demo (+7% week-to-week change) with 3.71 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.53 in the demo with 3.75 million.
Demo average rank: #3 of 4 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-05: Friday, 10/21/11
1.4 in the demo (0% week-to-week change) with 3.46 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.5 in the demo with 3.76 million.
Demo rank: #3 of 4 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-04: Friday, 10/14/11
1.4 in the demo (-13% week-to-week change) with 3.63 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.6 in the demo with 3.84 million.
Demo average rank: #3 of 4 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-03: Friday, 10/7/11
1.6 in the demo (-6% week-to-week change) with 3.8 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.6 in the demo with 3.9 million.
Demo average rank: #3 of 4 non-scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 04-02: Friday, 9/30/11
While Fringe had a significant fall, this reality series was up 6% week-to-week with a 1.7 in the demo and 4.01 million viewers. It was first in the timeslot.
Season average: 1.6 demo with 3.96 million.

Episode 04-01: Friday, 9/23/11
The new season kicked off with a 1.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 3.9 million viewers. Compared to the premiere of season three last January, that was a decrease of 16% in the demo.


Reference point: The 2010-11 season averaged a 1.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 3.87 million 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 Kitchen Nightmares TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or be renewed for a fifth season?

 

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gb January 31, 2012 at 9:39 am

Love, love, love this show! Gordon Ramsey is a breath of fresh air with his totally honest, no apologies attitude and approach towards the problems facing owners’of dysfunctional restaurants. His analysis and solutions are down-to-earth, insightful and “spot on”, and it is very apparent that he ia passionate about helping restaurant owners towards “recovery”!