The TV series debuted last Thursday to a horrific 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.4 million total viewers.On Sunday night, opposite NBC’s Olympics coverage, the second episode fell to a 0.5 in the demo with 1.65 million.CBS has not made a decision on if or when the 11 remaining episodes will air. 15 to a 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demo and 5.31 million total viewers, according to Nielsen live-plus-same day numbers — slightly below the previous 10 p.m.Wednesday timeslot occupant, “Code Black.” A week later, the CBS Television Studios-produced series fell to a 0.6 and 4.03 million viewers.In the first round, two contestants (either two males or two females; for the second season, episodes in which male contestants choose female suitors are less commonly seen) are introduced and are asked by host Shlesinger about what they look for in a mate.Originally, the contestants then had to decide which potential suitors that they wanted to let in by watching a feed from a security camera located outside the front door of the house to give their first impression by explaining why they should be given the chance to date the contestants; often, Shlesinger will give snarky commentary to the potential suitors whether they are chosen to enter the house or not.
, which debuted the same month) to air in first-run syndication since the 2006 cancellations of Blind Date and Elimidate.
The daters are of all ages, backgrounds and from across the U. The audience comes along for the ride in a refreshingly authentic viewing experience that plays like a real-life romantic comedy.
At the end of each episode, we find out if the participants want to see each other again for a second date or if they head back to love's drawing board.
More than other broadcasters, CBS focuses on total viewers rather than the demo.
But in viewers, the second episode of “Doubt” shed 45% of the total viewership of its lead-in, “Criminal Minds.” Executive producers for “Doubt” are Tony Phelan, Joan Rater, Carl Beverly, Sarah Timberman, and Adam Bernstein.