TV Ratings: Fox's Labor of Love Shoots Blanks, Holey Moley Returns Up

Labor of Love Sperm Donor Reality Show Fox

In the latest TV ratings, Fox’s Labor of Love failed to deliver, debuting to just 909,000 total viewers and a 0.2 demo rating, leading out of the latest episode of whatever Celebrity Watch Party is (1.4 mil/0.3). TVLine readers gave LoL an average grade of “D.”


THE CW | Burden of Truth (619K/0.1; TVLine reader grade “A-,” read post mortem) opened Season 3 steady in the demo while scoring its largest audience since the Season 2 premiere. In the Dark (535K/0.1) in turn rose in audience while steady in the demo.

ABC | Millionaire (5 mil/0.8) dipped. Holey Moley (4.4 mil/0.8) and To Tell the Truth (3.8 mil/0.7) returned up from their previous averages, with the former drawing its biggest audience since its debut.

CBS | Man With a Plan (5.4 mil/0.6) and Broke (4.3 mil/0.5) each dipped.

NBC | Leading out of Celebrity Escape Room (3.8 mil/0.8), the Red Nose Day special (1.9 mil/0.4) was on par with last year.

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