Posted by:Alex Welch

Alex Welch has been writing for TV by the Numbers since January 2016. In his off time he enjoys rewatching old episodes of Game of Thrones and unironically singing along to ABBA. Every now and then, he even does them at the same time. He lives in Los Angeles.

  • “Reader Emails,” Ratings, “Love Island,” & “Paradise Hotel” Winners on the Podcast This Week – Reality Steve

    […] Ratings are in from Monday night and again, the show set it’s highest ratings of the season with 5.99 million viewers and a 1.5 rating. Becca’s hometowns last season drew 6.31 million and a 1.6 rating, so it’s pretty much the same. Outside of the MTA, these last couple episodes will definitely be in the 6 million range and could reach 7 million, which has been standard for “Bachelorette.” I’m really curious to see and waiting for the “Love Island” overnight ratings to come in. Won’t be anything close to “Bachelorette,” nor do I know what CBS expects or is hoping for. I’m gonna guess 2.5-3 million viewers with a rating close to 1.0. Lets see if I’m close. Next Tuesday I’ll update everyone on the ratings for the episodes that run this week. The key won’t be initial ratings. It’s how the audience holds over the next week or two. […]


  • ‘Grand Hotel,’ ‘Beat Shazam,’ everything else unchanged: Monday final ratings – TV By The Numbers by

    […] preliminary adults 18-49 ratings all held in the finals. Updated viewer averages are […]


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