Ratings Report: Episode 4 of TUF 24 draws 397k viewers in preliminary ratings

The fourth episode of The Ultimate Fighter 24 premiered last night on FS1 and the show featured Eric Shelton advancing to the quarterfinals of the flyweight tournament with a submission victory against Yoni Sherbatov.

According to Nielson sources, the show drew 397,000 viewers in the preliminary ratings (Live+SD) and this is the second-most watched episode of this season as last week’s episode is the most-watched in the preliminary ratings with 441,000 viewers.

When it came to the competition on cable, the night was won by American Horror Story on FX (10 p.m. ET) with 3.273 million viewers. Other top shows on cable in the 10 p.m. ET hour included South Park on Comedy Central (1.576 million) and Little Women Atlanta on Lifetime (1.254 million).

The +3 DVR viewership for Wednesday night’s episode on The Ultimate Fighter 24 will be released by Nielson on Tuesday and the complete ratings history for this season of the UFC reality show is below.

Episode 1: Live+SD – 370k, +3 DVR – 634k
Episode 2: Live+SD – 347k, +3 DVR – 601k
Episode 3: Live+SD – 441k, +3 DVR – 682k
Episode 4: Live+SD – 397k, +3 DVR – Available next week