'The Amazing Race 4' premiere draws best premiere ratings since 1st 'Race,' draws just under 10 million viewers
By Reality TV World staff, 05/30/2003
The final Nielsen ratings for May 29th are in, and CBS had an "amazing" Thursday, winning the night in viewers, households, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 as the start of "The Amazing Race 4" posted its highest rated and most watched premiere episode since the series' inaugural race.
The 90-minute premiere of "The Amazing Race 4" posted a 6.5/11 with 9.94m viewers, 3.1/11 in adults 18-34, 3.7/12 in adults 18-49 and 4.4/12 in adults 25-54. From 8:00-9:30PM, "The Amazing Race 4" was second in household, viewers and key demos. This is the highest rated and most watched "The Amazing Race" premiere since the series' first broadcast on 9/5/01.
From its first half-hour to its final half-hour "The Amazing Race"gained 2.52 million spectators (8.91m to 11.43m). For the night, CBS was first in households (7.7/13), viewers (11.65m), adults 25-54 (5.1/14) and adults 18-49 (4.4/13).