Project Runway 6 ratings down but it has helped lower Lifetime’s average age

That Project Runway 6 has turned out to be a mediocre season is reflected in the show’s ratings: While the move to Lifetime brought the highest-rated debut ever for the show, it’s since lost 20 percent of its viewers, and is “now averaging 9 percent fewer women 18-49 viewers than its last season on Bravo,” Joe Adalian reports.

Lifetime’s president, Andrea Wong, said that the ratings are still “fantastic” because the show is “the No. 1 rated reality show on cable this year among women.”

In addition, Adalian reports that the series “has helped lower Lifetime’s median age to 46.4, the network’s lowest in a decade (and younger than Fox). Around 50 percent of the viewers watching ‘Runway’ are new to the channel.”

Lifetime Has Trouble Making ‘Runway’ Work [The Wrap]

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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