Last weekend’s UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz pay-per-view card set multiple viewership records for FOX Sports. The shoulder programming surrounding the PPV was a big boost for the network as fans tuned in to see the drama surrounding Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz and watch the prelims. The FOX Sports 1 UFC 196 prefight show aired … Read more
Thanks to a whole slew of live UFC events in April, FUEL TV had its highest-rated and most-watched month in the network’s 10 year history.
During the month of April FUEL TV aired four live UFC Weigh-In and Postfight shows, one live UFC Prelim show and one UFC main card, in addition to shoulder programming such as Countdown shows, etc.
The decision to move The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) on FX from Friday nights to Tuesday nights so far proves to be the right choice for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Fox Sports Media Group.
Season 17 of the reality TV series made its special two-hour premiere Tuesday night on FX from 8 – 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Although Spike TV held a UFC marathon all day long Wednesday in an effort to counter-program the UFC’s first full live event on Fuel TV, “UFC on Fuel TV: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger” was the most-watched program in Fuel TV history.
Spike TV has released their ratings for “The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale”, which aired last Saturday, June 16. The three-hour telecast peaked at 11:30 p.m. ET for the Court McGee vs. Kris McCray main event with 2.4 million viewers.