Ratings: Second episode of NBC's 'For Love Or Money' draws 8.9 million viewers
By Reality TV World staff, 06/10/2003
According to updated in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research, the "expanded" 9-10:08 PM ET telecast of “For Love Or Money” (yes, it wasn't just you, the episode *DID* annoyingly run a few minutes into the 10PM hour) received a 4.2 rating, 11 share among adults 18-49 and drew 8.9 million overall vewers. The 8.9 million total viewers figure is a significant drop from the 10.2 million viewers that tuned into last week's special two hour premiere.
The episode generated a strong #2 finish in adults 18-49 and slot victories among adults 18-34, women 18-34 and women 18-49. “For Love Or Money” passed by CBS’ “Still Standing” to win the 9:30-10 p.m. ET hour among adults 18-49 and also prevailed against the opening 8 minutes of CBS’ “CSI: Miami.”
“For Love Or Money” built by a hefty 45 percent on its lead-in among adults 18-49. Counting just the 9-10 p.m. ET hour, the new reality series was down only 0.2 of a rating point versus last week’s powerful 9-10 p.m. result for the show’s premiere. By contrast, CBS’ competition in that hour was down 0.7 of a point week-to-week.