E! scored big ratings for the debut episode of Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood and the season debut of The Girls Next Door.
Father Hood, a half-hour reality show following the lives of rapper Snoop Dogg (Calvin Broadus) and his family, pulled a 1.71 Nielsen household rating in metered markets at 10:30 p.m., topping E!’s four-week average in the time slot during the last four weeks by 22%.
The Girls Next Door, a wacky half-hour reality show about Playboy founder Hugh Hefner and his three girlfriends – Playboy playmates Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt, Kendra Wilkinson – pulled a 1.67 rating in metered markets at 10 p.m. That was an improvement of 22% during its timeslot compared to the average rating during the four prior weeks.
These debut episodes and repeats helped E! average a 0.61 rating from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m., up 13% from the prior four week average, the network said.
National ratings should be released Tuesday.
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