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'Brother Vs. Brother' Beats '14 Ratings

HGTV said Wednesday’s (June 24) 9 p.m. finale of Brother vs. Brother averaged a 0.95 rating among viewers ages 25-54, making it a top 10 cable program in primetime that night.

The competition series, which highlighted the all-for-fun sibling rivalry of "Property Brothers" Jonathan and Drew Scott as they vied to renovate and resell two Las Vegas fixer uppers, also was the top-rated cable program for the night among upscale women ages 25-54, the Scripps Networks outlet said. The finale helped HGTV garner a top-five cable network position among viewers viewers ages 25-54 and among women ages 25-54 on Wednesday night. More than 3.7 million total viewers watched the season finale as Jonathan defeated Drew, HGTV said. 

The third season of Brother vs. Brother now ranks as one of the top three highest-rated series on HGTV this year, and ratings grew nearly 50% versus season two. Averaging a 0.94 among viewers ages 25-54, this season is the highest-rated of the series to date. More than 13 million total viewers watched the third season of Brother vs. Brother

“The Brothers have delivered another breakthrough hit, proving once again that our audience can’t get enough of Jonathan and Drew,” Allison Page, general manager, HGTV, DIY Network and Great American Country, said in a release. 

The sale of both brothers’ renovated homes yielded a profit of $88,888, which will be donated to the Southern Nevada affiliate of HGTV’s longtime charitable partner, Rebuilding Together, a national organization that transforms the lives of low-income homeowners by providing critical home repairs to improve the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing the communities in which they live, the network said.

Jonathan and Drew Scott are hosts/executive producers of Brother vs. Brother. They also star in HGTV’s series Property Brothers and Buying & Selling. Their new series, Property Brothers at Home on the Ranch (working title), will premiere on HGTV in fall 2015. 

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