The first season of three episodes averaged a 1.03 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.25 million viewers.
Here’s the brief press release about the renewal:
ELLEN’S GREATEST NIGHT OF GIVEAWAYS
NBC has renewed its highly successful first-ever holiday special event series “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways” for a new season.
“Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways” scored among this year’s the top holiday specials. The Dec. 10 premiere earned 1.2 rating in adults 18-49, according to “live plus same day” Nielsens, tying as the season’s #1 rated Christmas special. In total viewers, the three original “Giveaways” telecasts finished as the season’s #2-3-4 most-watched Christmas specials (6.8 million on Dec. 10, 6.0 million on Dec. 11 and 5.9 million on Dec. 12, L+SD).
“Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways” is executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin A. Leman II, Mary Connelly, Ed Glavin, Andy Lassner, Derek Westervelt, Daniel Norris and Jeff Kleeman. The special is produced by Warner Horizon Unscripted Television and A Very Good Production in association with Telepictures.
What do you think? Did you watch the first season of Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways on NBC? Do you plan to watch season two?