The fourth episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate attracted an audience of 778,000 viewers, according to the Nielsen TV ratings service. That number is a 22-percent improvement over the previous week’s 639,000 viewers, which marked a historical low for the reality series.
The TUF 18 TV ratings this week also propelled FOX Sports 1 to the top spot amongst all ad-supported cable sports networks in its 10-11 p.m. time period. It was also No. 4 amongst all ad supported cable networks, not just sports networks, in the key advertising demographics of Men 18-49 and Men 25-54 in its time period.
As has become the norm for UFC programming, The Ultimate Fighter was once again the most watched show of the day on FOX Sports 1.
Four weeks into the season, The Ultimate Fighter is averaging 762,250 viewers per episode.
The Ultimate Fighter 18 TV Ratings:
Week 1: 762,000
Week 2: 870,000
Week 3: 639,000
Week 4: 778,000