Ratings come to a boil in ‘Kitchen’

'Hell' finale is hot

The road through “Hell’s Kitchen” was paved with good ratings for Fox.

Monday’s two-hour finale of the culinary boot-camp skein featuring renowned but terrifying chef Gordon Ramsay easily led its time period in key demo categories. Net has yet to commit to a second season of the series, but one is expected.

According to Nielsen, “Hell’s Kitchen” propelled Fox to its best Monday during the summer season among adults 18-49 (3.7 rating/11 share) in six years.

The final hour of “Kitchen” on Monday (4.4/12 in 18-49, 8.94 million viewers) won over its mostly repeat broadcast competish by 5 shares in adults 18-49 and 8 shares in adults 18-34, showing an ideal gender split.

From 8 to 10, it averaged 7.81 million viewers overall.

Although “Kitchen” didn’t bow with big numbers like a few other unscripted newbies this summer, it built steadily throughout its nine airings and consistently performed for Fox in Monday’s 9 o’clock hour.

It likely will rank among primetime’s three or four highest-rated reality shows of the summer in 18-49.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Scene News from Variety

Loading