NBC announced a series renewal Monday, revealing that it gave a 20-episode order to its game show “The Wall.”
The announcement was made by Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative & Reality Group, NBC Entertainment.
“Not only is ‘The Wall’ intense, heartwarming and funny, but if the ball drops into a high-dollar slot, an entire family’s fortune can be completely changed for the better,” Telegdy said. “Huge congratulations to Universal Television Alternative Studio, Glassman Media and SpringHill Entertainment for producing a series that is not only compelling television but has the potential to be life-changing for our contestants.”
For the 2017-18 season, “The Wall” has averaged a 1.2 rating in adults 18-49 and 6 million viewers overall in “live plus seven day” ratings from Nielsen Media Research, including season highs for the show’s Feb. 5 episode, NBC noted. That telecast rose in L+7 Nielsens to a 1.6 in 18-49 and 7.2 million viewers overall to match the highest “Wall” rating in 18-49 since Feb. 21, 2017, and generate the show’s most-watched episode since Jan. 24, 2017.
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