‘Totally Biased’s Ratings Have Dropped Off Since Moving to FXX

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In early September, FX’s weekly late night show, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, moved to new sister network FXX and started airing four nights a week, but Deadline observes that the show’s ratings have plummeted since the transition, making it the lowest rated late night show on cable this week. On Monday night, Totally Biased had only 12,000 total viewers, and 3,000 in the 18-49 demographic. The second lowest cable late night night show in the 18-49 audience was Pete Holmes Show, which had 245,000.

Totally Biased was earning decent and stable ratings while airing weekly on FX, but the move to the new network may be part of the problem. FXX is available in 26 million less homes than FX, and the new network only has one night of original programming a week as a lead-in for Totally Biased. On Wednesdays, when FXX airs new episodes of It’s Always Sunny and The League, Totally Biased has averaged stronger numbers with 110,000 total viewers and 92,000 adults 18-49, but that’s still nowhere close to where its ratings were when it was on FX.