With the media hype surrounding Caitlyn Jenner one would have assumed that the premiere of his reality show “I Am Cait” would break all kinds of ratings records…but it didn’t.
It has been revealed that E! Reality show “I Am Cait” which follows the world’s most famous transgender person Caitlyn ‘Bruce’ Jenner as he navigates his new life as a woman and tries to become the face of the transgender community drew in 2.7million viewers according to ratings data released today. BillBoard Reports.
This is a massive drop compared to the 17 million people who watched Bruce Jenner come out as a transgender woman in the Diane Sawyer interview, it is also very low compared to 8million viewers who tuned in to watch Caitlyn collect the Arthur Ashe award for bravery at the ESPYs two weeks ago.
Judging from the tweets many people who watched the show said it was boring and 2.7 mill is very low considering all the hype surrounding Caitlyn and this show.
Among those 2.73 million viewers, more than half (1.5 million) were adults 18-49. And, with a total of four airings across the night, the show did gross 6.2 million viewers.