Honey Boo Boo Takes a Fall in the Ratings
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo may need the Go Go Juice to spike its ratings.
Even though the outrageous reality show earned its TV stripes by beating out the Republican National Convention in viewership, the ratings took a dive when it tied CNN’s coverage of the Democratic National Convention, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The hit TLC series, which premiered a month ago, attracted 2.4 million viewers on Wednesday – a 20 percent drop from the previous week, according to Nielsen ratings.
Why did the ratings drop?
But Boo Boo and and all her redneck ridiculousness can hold back the tears – the episode still had the second-highest audience in its brief TV time on air.
In the key adults 18-49 demographic, according to the Hollywood Reporter, Honey Boo Boo's numbers fell just over nine percent (a tenth of a point) to a 1.1 adults rating.
In a showdown with Bill Clinton, who addressed the nation, the tyrant toddler’s new spin-off surprisingly was neck-and-neck with CNN's coverage of the Democratic National Convention -- among 18-49 year-olds on cable.