The Apprentice is #46, not #1, like Donald Trump said

On Sunday’s episode of The Apprentice 6, Donald Trump lied to the candidates. Inside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, he said, “People come from all over the world to look at the movie stars’ footprints outside. They should put my footprints outside. I’m a bigger star than anybody. I have the number one show on television.”

Most people probably rolled their eyes, and for good reason: That’s patently false. American Idol is the number one show on TV, and has been for years now.

MediaWeek pulled the numbers, and found that, “for the week ending March 25, 2007, cycle 6 of The Apprentice ranked #46, drawing less than seven thousand total viewers. Among viewers 18-49, The Apprentice 6 ranked #37, with a 2.7/7.”

They probably mean seven million, but that’s still kind of sad; 46 is a long way from number one.

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