The ratings for Undercover Boss have been falling for some time but, up until now, they’ve been good enough to keep it running on Friday nights. Will that change this season? Will the numbers rise or will they fall low enough for the TV series to be cancelled? Time will tell.
This reality series follows members of major companies’ upper management as they go undercover to get an idea what it’s like to work as an entry-level employee.
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.
3/15 update: You can see the latest night’s ratings in context.
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For comparisons: The fourth season of Undercover Boss averaged a 1.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 8.14 million total viewers.
Note: 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 still like the Undercover Boss TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or be renewed for a sixth season?