FUEL TV’S 4TH LIVE UFC FIGHT DELIVERS THIRD MOST WATCHED DAY IN NETWORK HISTORY, SECOND MOST WATCHED NIGHT OF PRIMETIME
LOS ANGELES, CA – UFC on FUEL TV: Munoz vs. Weidman, the fourth UFC® Fight Night on FUEL TV (www.fuel.tv), delivered the network’s third most-watched day in history and its second most-watched night of Primetime with 211,000 total viewers, according to figures released by Nielsen Media Research. The action-packed three-hour program, which featured six live bouts, was the fourth of FUEL TV’s six exclusive UFC events in 2012.
FUEL TV audience highlights, Wednesday, July 11:
• Live UFC Fight Night on FUEL TV was the second most-watched program in network history with 211,000 Total Viewers.
• Fight Peaked from 10:30pm – 10:45pm at 291,000 Total Viewers.
• Fight Night led FUEL TV to its second most-watched night of Primetime in network history and third most-watched day of all time.
• Prime was up +1121% compared to the 3Q’11 Prime average. Total Day average was up +500% vs. the 3Q’11 Total Day average.
“Live fights are a huge draw for FUEL TV. Audiences are also tuning-in for all the live pre- and post fight shows as well. UFC programming has been a ratings magnet for Fuel TV,” said George Greenberg, Executive Vice President and General Manager, FUEL TV.
FUEL TV’s next live UFC telecast is the Weigh-in Show for UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao on Friday, July 20 at 6:00 PM ET. On Saturday, July 21, FUEL TV will be airing the Postfight Show for UFC 149.
In 2012, FUEL TV telecasts more than 2,000 hours of UFC programming, with more than 100 hours of live fights, weigh-ins, preliminary bouts, and pre- and postfight shows. FUEL TV offers more UFC programming than any network has ever offered.
For a complete listing of FUEL TV shows, go to: http://www.fuel.tv/schedule/. For more information, go to www.fuel.tv, www.fuel.tv/ufc, on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/fueltv, and on Twitter at: @fueltv, #UFConFUELTV
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