FOX’s 12th season of Hell’s Kitchen just finished airing at the end of July and was down by 20% in the all-important 18-49 demographic. Is it too soon for another cycle?
Will the ratings even dip lower? Could this Gordon Ramsay series, a staple of the network for years, be cancelled or is it almost guaranteed to be renewed for a 14th season? Stay tuned to find out.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — typically the following morning, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
Final season averages: 1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 3.78 million total viewers.
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Due to a Nielsen glitch, some of the early ratings of the 2014-15 season were revised a few weeks later.
Reference point: The 12th season of Hell’s Kitchen averaged a 1.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.83 million total viewers.
Note: These are the final national numbers (unless noted with an “*”). These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings. 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 Hell’s Kitchen TV series? Do you think it should be renewed for a 14th season or is it time for the show to be cancelled?