Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato are back for season three of The X Factor but this time around they’re joined by Paulina Rubio and Kelly Rowland. Will this change on the judges’ panel help the ratings, hurt them, or make no difference whatsoever? Stay tuned.
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: 1.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.91 million total viewers.
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Reference point: The Wednesday episodes from season two averaged a 2.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 8.12 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 X Factor TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a fourth season?