FUEL TV Nabs Ratings Hit With "TUF Finale Live" Prelims


Network Records Most-Watched Friday Prime and Fourth Most-Watched Show Ever

LOS ANGELES, CA – “THE ULIMATE FIGHTER FINALE LIVE” Prelims kicked up FUEL TV’s ratings on Friday, June 1. The night’s undercards delivered record-setting numbers as the network ( recorded its most-watched Friday prime time, its second most-watched Friday, and its fourth most-watched show in history, according to figures released by Nielsen Media Research.

The action-filled, two-hour program, which featured four live bouts, was the fifth UFC Prelims telecast on FUEL TV in 2012.

FUEL TV Audience Highlights Friday, June 1, 2012:
• “UFC Prelims on FUEL TV” had 165,000 Total Viewers and 84,000 M18–49 Viewers, ranking as the network’s most-watched UFC Prelims to date;
• Second most-watched Friday and most-watched Friday prime time in network history;
• UFC Prelims on FUEL TV was fourth most-watched program of all time, behind the three UFC Fight Nights;
• UFC Prelims on FUEL TV peaked from 8:30 – 8:45 PM ET with 241,000 Total Viewers

Extensive UFC coverage continues in the month of June, with FUEL TV telecasting the live Weigh-ins, Prelims and Postfight shows for UFC ON FX: JOHNSON VS. MCCALL Friday, June 8; and UFC ON FX: MAYNARD VS. GUIDA on Friday, June 22. FUEL TV also broadcasts the live Weigh-in and Postfight shows for UFC 147: SILVA VS. FRANKLIN II on Saturday, June 23.

In addition, FUEL TV premieres “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” to U.S. television audiences Sunday, June 10. In 2012, FUEL TV telecasts more UFC programming than any network has ever offered.

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