5.3 million viewers tune in to see Kimbo Slice – Roy Nelson on “The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights” on Spike TV

Episode three of TUF 10 featuring Kimbo Slice vs. Roy Nelson was a ratings blockbuster.

Easily Beats The Competition On Broadcast And Cable,

Drawing Both Young Men And Women

October 1, 2009, New York, NY Spike TV’s “The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights” is the undisputed ratings champ on Wednesday nights.  The most recent episode of the tenth season of “The Ultimate Fighter” drew 5.3 million viewers, peaking at a staggering 6.1 million viewers on Wednesday, September 30 (10:00pm-11:00pm ET/PT).  Featuring a fight between contestants Kimbo Slice and Roy Nelson, the telecast ranks as the most-watched episode of an original series in the six-year history of the channel* and the most-watched program of any kind in Men 18-34 and Men 18-49.

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“The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights” continues to deliver big ratings

“The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights” on Spike TV continues to be the undisputed champion of young men on Wednesday nights.

The 2nd episode of the 10th season of “The Ultimate Fighter” on Wednesday, September 23 (10:00pm-11:00pm) drew 2.9 million viewers and was the top-rated program in Men 18-34 (1.2 million) in all of television, beating many highly-promoted series on network television including the debuts of “Cougar Town,” “Modern Family,” “Eastwick,” and new episodes of “Glee,” “Dancing With The Stars,” and “So You Think You Can Dance.”

Overall, the episode drew a 4.2 in Men 18-34, a 3.2 in M18-49 (1.8 million) and a 2.2 household rating. Also impressive was the repeat telecast at 11:00pm, which delivered 1.1 million viewers.

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