Wipeout: Summer 2012 Ratings

Wipeout on ABC ratingsWill this obstacle course TV show bring ABC big ratings this summer? Time will tell. Wipeout is the game show in which contestants make their way through an over-sized obstacle course in pursuit of a big prize. It typically airs Thursday nights on the ABC network.

These are the TV show’s ratings for the Summer 2012 season, the best way to tell if Wipeout will be cancelled or renewed for another summer season.

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 summer averages: 1.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.74 million total viewers.

Thursday, 09/20/12
1.2 in the demo (+9% episode-to-episode change) with 3.94 million.
Season averages: 1.51 in the demo with 4.74 million.

Thursday, 09/13/12
1.1 in the demo (-21% episode-to-episode change) with 3.52 million.
Season averages: 1.53 in the demo with 4.79 million.

Thursday, 09/06/12
1.4 in the demo (+27% episode-to-episode change) with 4.22 million.
Season averages: 1.56 in the demo with 4.88 million.

Thursday, 08/30/12
1.1 in the demo (-27% episode-to-episode change) with 3.49 million.
Season averages: 1.58 in the demo with 4.93 million.

UPDATE: ABC has renewed Wipeout for a sixth season.

Thursday, 08/23/12
1.5 in the demo (+15% episode-to-episode change) with 4.59 million.
Season averages: 1.62 in the demo with 5.05 million.

Thursday, 08/23/12
1.3 in the demo (-19% episode-to-episode change) with 4.80 million.
Season averages: 1.63 in the demo with 5.09 million.

Thursday, 08/16/12
1.6 in the demo (+33% episode-to-episode change) with 5.22 million.
Season averages: 1.66 in the demo with 5.12 million.

Thursday, 08/09/12
1.2 in the demo (-14% episode-to-episode change) with 3.38 million.
Season averages: 1.67 in the demo with 5.11 million.

Thursday, 08/02/12
1.4 in the demo (-36% episode-to-episode change) with 3.85 million.
Season averages: 1.73 in the demo with 5.33 million.

Thursday, 07/26/12
2.2 in the demo (+29% episode-to-episode change) with 6.85 million.
Season averages: 1.77 in the demo with 5.54 million.

Thursday, 07/19/12
1.7 in the demo (+21% episode-to-episode change) with 5.21 million.
Season averages: 1.70 in the demo with 5.32 million.

Tuesday, 07/17/12
1.4 in the demo (-22% episode-to-episode change) with 4.56 million.
Season averages: 1.70 in the demo with 5.34 million.

Thursday, 07/12/12
1.8 in the demo (+20% episode-to-episode change) with 5.74 million.
Season averages: 1.77 in the demo with 5.54 million.

Tuesday, 07/10/12
1.5 in the demo (-17% episode-to-episode change) with 4.68 million.
Season averages: 1.77 in the demo with 5.47 million.

Thursday, 07/05/12
1.8 demo rating (-10% episode-to-episode change) with 5.58 million.
Season averages: 1.90 in the demo with 5.87 million.

Thursday, 06/28/12
2.0 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.16 million total viewers.
Season averages: 2.00 in the demo with 6.16 million.


Reference point: The 2011-12 season averaged a 2.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 8.39 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 Wipeout TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or be renewed for another season?

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