FOX introduced The Four: Battle for Stardom TV show back in January of this year. The newest competitive reality TV series for singers ran for 12 episodes over the course of six weeks, and was the network’s top-rated unscripted primetime program. Now it’s back for a second season, just a few months later. Can it attract the summertime audience? Will The Four: Battle for Stardom be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned.
Solo artist and Black Eyed Peas vocalist Fergie hosts The Four: Battle for Stardom, in which singers face off in hopes of winning a promotional deal with iHeartRadio. During the FOX competition, the contestants, or “gladiators,” are advised by industry pros Sean Combs, DJ Khaled, and Meghan Trainor. In addition to the IHeartRadio promotion, the winner will also benefit by having Combs, Khaled, and Trainor join their team and guide them toward stardom. The season two gladiators are Carvena Jones, James Graham, Stephanie Zelaya, and Sharaya J.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly in the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
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For comparisons: The first season of The Four: Battle for Stardom on FOX averaged a 1.19 rating in the 18-49 year old demographic and 3.644 million viewers.
Note: These are the Live + Same Day Ratings which include “live” viewing plus delayed DVR viewing, up until 3am local time that same night. Ratings marked with an “*” are the fast affiliate ratings and will be updated with the Live+SD numbers when they are made available. Typically, networks get paid for C+3 ratings which includes DVR viewing within three days of the original airing when commercials are watched. Those numbers are rarely released to the press.
What do you think? Do you like The Four: Battle for Stardom TV series? Should FOX cancel or renew it for a third season?