Bear Grylls has returned for another season of taking celebrities on adventures in the wilderness. Will the ratings for season three of Running Wild with Bear Grylls hold up or, will they fall? Will this series survive to see a fourth season on NBC or, will it be cancelled instead? Stay tuned.
On Running Wild with Bear Grylls, adventurer Bear Grylls takes celebrities to remote locations across the world on journeys that push the physical and mental stamina. The third season celebrities include Courteney Cox, Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens, Nick Jonas and Lindsey Vonn.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly 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.
9/17 update: You can see the latest night’s ratings in context.
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For comparisons: The second season of Running Wild with Bear Grylls averaged a 1.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 3.44 million total 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 Running Wild with Bear Grylls TV series? Would you like to see it cancelled or renewed for fourth season?