Reality TV Television Ratings News - April 2003
USA Today reports that FOX's new "Mr. Personality" reality series got off to a good ratings start Monday night, placing second, with 12.2 million viewers, to CBS' back-to-back Everybody Loves Raymond episodes, which averaged 13.8 million viewers. NBC's Third Watch and ABC's The Practice ranked third and fourth, respectively.
ABC has announced that the the ratings for the third edition of its "The Bachelor" series continued to grow on its third episode, up over the prior week in both Total Viewers (11.5 million vs. 11.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (5.6/15 vs. 5.4/14). The two-hour episode generated ABC's largest audience and highest young adult rating in the time period in 2 months - since 2/19/03.