Fox Relegates Low-Rated Drama’s Finale to Saturday Night

Apr 2, 2014  •  Post A Comment

Fox has shifted the finale of a struggling drama series to Saturday night — the second move in recent weeks for the first-year show. TheWrap.com reports that the network will wrap up the season for the Greg Kinnear legal drama "Rake" with back-to-back episodes Saturday starting at 8 p.m.

Fox recently moved the show from its original Thursday perch to Fridays, but now the network will air a “Kitchen Nightmares” rerun in “Rake”s Friday 8 p.m. time period, the story reports. New episodes of "Kitchen Nightmares" will air in the slot on the following two Fridays, April 11 and April 18.

“Rake” is averaging a 1.1 rating/3 share in the 18-49 demographic in Live + 7 ratings, and is drawing an average of 4.6 million total viewers, the report notes.


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