Amazing Race 10’s ratings increased from last season

After watching its ratings drop thanks to the family season and a number of different timeslots, among other factors, The Amazing Race saw a ratings increase this past season.

The Amazing Race 10‘s ratings among viewers ages 18 to 49 increased by nine percent compared to last season, according to Media Life Magazine. The show “had been averaging a 3.8, 9 percent ahead of season nine’s 3.5 average last year”; the family edition “averaged a 4.3″ rating in the same demographic.

Overall, 12.9 million viewers watched the finale, according to Variety.

Stronger finish for ‘The Amazing Race’ [Media Life Magazine]

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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