Rihanna ratings S.O.S.: Fox doc flops

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Don’t take a bow, Rihanna, your documentary special stumbled in the ratings last night.

Monday’s hour-long Rihanna 777 special delivered only 1.7 million viewers and a 0.8 rating among adults 18-49. The show was trounced by NBC’s The Voice (11.9 million viewers, 3.9) and was the lowest-rated first-run program on a major broadcast network for the evening. The program was also torn up by the critics, with EW’s Tanner Stransky calling the publicity-friendly jet-set tour documentary “a shallow look at the pop star’s plane madness.”

Also last night: CBS’ How I Met Your Mother  (check out Sandra Gonzalez’s recap here) fell to a season low. ABC’s Dancing With the Stars was down 10 percent to dip below a 2.0 in the ratings for the first time ever for a performance show. NBC’s The Voice was down 9 percent to tie its low for this cycle. NBC’s Revolution perked up 17 percent.

Full Chart:

 ADULT DEMO RANK ADULTS 18-49 RATING TOTAL VIEWERS (+000)
FOX 8-9P RIHANNA S #10 0.8 1,730
9-10P BONES SP RS #11 0.6 2,452
ABC 8-10P DANCNG-STARS #8t 1.9 12,920
10-11P CASTLE-== #7 2.0 10,820
CBS 8:00P HIMYM #2t 2.6 6,936
8:30P RULES #5t 2.1 6,647
9:00P 2BROKE GIRLS #2t 2.6 7,883
9:30P MIKE&MOLLY #4 2.2 7,903
10-11P HAWAII 5-0 #8t 1.9 7,818
NBC 8-10P VOICE #1 3.9 11,885
10-11P REVOLUTION #5t 2.1 6,345
CW 8-9P OH SIT! #12t 0.3 898
9-10P 90210 #12t 0.3 613

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