UPDATED with peak number: Bellator 115: 830,000 viewers
April 7, 2014
Television By Numbers reports that the overnight rating for Bellator 115 this past Friday received 830,000 viewers. It also received a 0.4 rating in the Adult 18-49 demo.
UPDATED 04/08/14: Nielsen sources tell us that it scored a 0.44 in the adult 18-49 demo and 0.60 in the male 18-49 demo which are both season highs. The peak was 1,131,000 which occurred at approximately 10:55pm during the main event.
Notably, its lead-in, “Cops” drew an average of 1.16 million viewers in the 8:29pm ET spot. Other ratings of note for Friday included WWE Friday Night Smackdown receiving 2.71 million viewers on Syfy in the 8:00-10:00pm ET time slot. A rerun of “The Family Guy” on Adult Swim in the 11:30pm ET time slot won the night with 2.33 million viewers.
Bellator MMA – 110 880,000, overnight; 1.1M Peak
Bellator MMA – 111 653,000, overnight; 964K Peak
Bellator MMA – 112 699,000, overnight; 1.037 Peak
Bellator MMA – 113 507,000, overnight; 871,000 Peak
Bellator MMA – 114 711,000, overnight; 882,000 Peak
Bellator MMA – 115 830,000, overnight; 1,131,000 Peak
No info on the overnight peak for the broadcast although we will attempt to get this once the DVR +3 numbers come out.
Bellator 115 featured Bellator heavyweight champ Vitaly Minakov and Cheick Kongo with Minakov winning a unanimous decision.
The ratings are the second best for the season and bring back the overnight average to approximately 713,000 viewers. The draw to 115 may have been former UFC heavyweight Kongo despite his loss.