Ratings Report: Episode 5 of TUF 24 draws 301k viewers in preliminary ratings

The fifth episode of The Ultimate Fighter 24 premiered last night on FS1 and the show featured Ronaldo Candido advancing to the quarterfinals of the flyweight tournament with a submission victory against Jaime Alvarez.

According to Nielson sources, the show drew 301,000 viewers in the preliminary ratings (Live+SD) and this is the lowest viewership of the season in the preliminary ratings.

When it came to the competition on cable, the night was won by American Horror Story on FX (10 p.m. ET) with 3.078 million viewers. Other top shows on cable in the 10 p.m. ET hour included South Park on Comedy Central (1.786 million), Full Frontal on TBS (1.502 million) and Little Women Atlanta on Lifetime (1.283 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 – 584k
Episode 5: Live+SD – 301k, +3 DVR – Available next week