Despite sagging ratings, Donald Trump is back with another season of The Celebrity Apprentice on NBC. Will the network keep the show going for another year or
fire cancel the show and its host instead? We’ll have to wait and see.
This time around, the contestants are Trace Adkins, Stephen Baldwin, Gary Busey, Marilu Henner, La Toya Jackson, Penn Jillette, Lil Jon, Claudia Jordan, Omarosa, Lisa Rinna, Brande Roderick, Dennis Rodman, Dee Snider, and Bret Michaels. The NBC series typically airs on Sunday nights and there are 12 episodes.
Below are the TV show’s ratings for the 2012-13 season, the best way to tell if Celebrity Apprentice is going to be cancelled or renewed for a seventh season. These figures will be updated as the weeks progress so be sure to bookmark and return to this page to see how things are going:
Final season averages: 1.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.97 million total viewers.
Episode 06-12: Sunday, 05/19/13
1.5 in the demo (+15% change) with 5.30 million (+26% change).
Season averages: 1.59 in the demo with 4.97 million.
Episode 06-11: Sunday, 05/12/13
1.3 in the demo (-13% change) with 4.22 million (-11% change).
Season averages: 1.60 in the demo with 4.95 million.
Episode 06-10: Sunday, 05/05/13
1.5 in the demo (-6% change) with 4.76 million (-6% change).
Season averages: 1.63 in the demo with 5.02 million.
Episode 06-09: Sunday, 04/28/13
1.6 in the demo (0% change) with 5.08 million (+2% change).
Season averages: 1.64 in the demo with 5.05 million.
Episode 06-08: Sunday, 04/21/13
1.6 in the demo (-11% change) with 5.00 million (-5% change).
Season averages: 1.65 in the demo with 5.04 million.
Episode 06-07: Sunday, 04/14/13
1.8 in the demo (+29% change) with 5.27 million (+16% change).
Season averages: 1.66 in the demo with 5.05 million.
Episode 06-06: Sunday, 04/07/13
1.4 in the demo (-7% change) with 4.53 million (-3% change).
Season averages: 1.63 in the demo with 5.01 million.
Episode 06-05: Sunday, 03/31/13
1.5 in the demo (-6% change) with 4.69 million (-10% change).
Season averages: 1.68 in the demo with 5.11 million.
Episode 06-04: Sunday, 03/24/13
1.6 in the demo (-11% change) with 5.21 million (-4% change).
Season averages: 1.73 in the demo with 5.21 million.
Episode 06-03: Sunday, 03/17/13
1.8 in the demo (0% change) with 5.45 million (+8% change).
Season averages: 1.77 in the demo with 5.21 million.
Episode 06-02: Sunday, 03/10/13
1.8 in the demo (+6% change) with 5.04 million (-2% change).
Season averages: 1.75 in the demo with 5.10 million.
Episode 06-01: Sunday, March 3, 2013
1.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.15 million total viewers.
Season averages: 1.70 in the demo with 5.15 million.
Compared to the previous season’s premiere,NBC was down by 35% in the demo (vs a 2.6 rating) and down by 31% in viewers (7.42 million).
Reference point: The fifth season averaged a 2.0 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.30 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 still like Celebrity Apprentice TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a seventh season?