The final Nielsen ratings are in and 5.46 million viewers tuned in Saturday to watch Strikeforce and M-1 Global's main event between FedorEmelianenko vs. BrettRogers from 11:00 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. ET on CBS, FanHouse has learned.
The entire Saturday Night Fights broadcast, which included JakeShields vs. Jason "Mayhem" Miller, Gegard Mousasi vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou and FabricioWerdum vs. Antonio Silva, earned the network 4.042 million viewers from 9:00 p.m. to 11:24 p.m. ET.
While CBS still fell short to Fox and ABC, the channel was a big winner in the 18-34 demographic. Saturday Night Fights was the top program for both adults and men 18-34, beating out college football and was an improvement for CBS of 283 percent on its season-to-date average.
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