WWE Tough Enough ratings remain solid: 2.5 million viewers

May 30, 2011

Last week’s episode of Tough Enough drew 2.562 million viewers according to Television by Numbers. Once again it drew a 0.9 rating for adults 18-49.

The Rock made a guest appearance on last week’s show adding some spark heading into this week’s finale.

Payout Perspective:

The series has consistently drawn solid ratings since its debut the day after Wrestlemania.  The ratings have remained solid despite competition this spring from the NBA and NHL.

Episode 1 – 3.33 million viewers
Episode 2 – 2.785
Episode 3 – 2.196
Episode 4 – 2.452
Episode 5 – 2.438
Episode 6 – 2.471
Episode 7 – 2.112
Episode 8 – 2.562

(via Television By Numbers)

The reincarnated series is sure to be picked up again for a second season. Its a good complement to WWE’s Raw and seems to fit in with the company’s new business strategy. It would also be a good fit for the possibility of a WWE network in the future.

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