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Tuesday, 05/08/2012, 06:23 am

TUF Live Ratings | Episode 9 Marks Slight Improvement Following Lowest Rated Episode In History

By Jamie McAllister
TUF rebounds with a slight increase in viewers following the lowest rated episode in the shows history the previous week.

Episode 8 received just 929,000 viewers & episode 9 last week received 954,000 viewers. Marking a slight increase in interest following the decline.

The episode featured the final opening round match-up featuring Mike Rio vs. Andy Ogle. Ogle secured the second round submission over Rio and claimed the final spot and moving Team Faber into a lead of (5-3).

Dana & UFC executives are said to be satisfied with the ratings however changes will be made before “TUF: Live 2″ later in the year.

While on Spike TV “TUF” averaged 1.7 million viewers before it was moved to FX due to the deal with FOX & this seasons premier only received 1.3 million viewers.


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