SEASON THREE OF HGTV'S HIT COMPETITION SERIES 'ROCK THE BLOCK' SCORES HIGHEST RATINGS IN SERIES HISTORY
April 4 Season Finale Delivers Series' Highest-Rated Episode
New York [APRIL 11, 2022] Rock the Block, the popular competition series airing on Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT, averaged a 1.00 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a 1.28 L3 rating among W25-54. Ratings reflected triple digit gains of 122 percent and 113 percent among P25-54 and W25-54 over the prior six weeks. In addition, the April 4 season finale broke the series' record as the highest-rated episode, delivering a 1.23 L3 rating among P25-54 and a 1.60 L3 rating among W25-54. Excluding news and sports, Rock the Block ranked as the #1 cable program with P25-54, W25-54, upscale P25-54 and upscale W25-54 in the Monday 9-10 p.m. timeslot.
Rock the Block also attracted a loyal upscale audience, averaging a 1.13 L3 rating among upscale P25-54 and a 1.46 L3 rating among upscale W25-54. More than 14.3 million total viewers tuned-in to the series since its Feb. 28 premiere.
"Rock the Block is an adrenaline-fueled ride of tight deadlines, risky design decisions and spectacular room reveals that continues to attract new viewers season after season and that's great for HGTV's ratings," said Betsy Ayala, senior vice president, programming and development, HGTV. "Everyone loves to see our top experts show off their unique renovation skills and it's exciting to see the friendly competition among them for six weeks."
Rock the Block keeps its passionate fans engaged on HGTV's digital platforms. Content supporting season three delivered 2.7 million video views on HGTV's Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Tik Tok, as well as 7.9 million page views on HGTV.com.
This season, hosted by Ty Pennington, four teams of HGTV renovation and design experts - who are either siblings, domestic partners or spouses - faced-off in an epic renovation confrontation. Participating network stars included: Leslie Davis and Lyndsay Lamb (Unsellable Houses); Dave and Jenny Marrs (Fixer to Fabulous); Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas (Bargain Block); and Egypt Sherrod and Mike Jackson (Married to Real Estate). With just six weeks and a budget of $225,000, the duos battled to renovate identical properties into the ultimate oasis that reflected their distinctive creative vision and real estate expertise.
Fans can stay connected with Rock the Block on HGTV's digital platforms and by streaming the past three seasons on discovery+. Viewers can visit HGTV.com/RocktheBlock for additional content, including before and after photos and videos and behind-the-scenes extras and can interact on social media using #RocktheBlock.
Rock the Block is produced by Big Table Media.
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