‘Below Deck Sailing Yacht’ Ratings Finally Ramp Up Amid Crew Drama

by Jeremy Spirogis
Parker McCown, Georgia Grobler, Ciara Duggan, Madison Stalker, Byron Hissey, Paget Berry, Adam Glick, Jenny MacGillivray, Captain Glenn Shephard

Despite its wobbly starting, Below Deck Sailing Yacht appears to be lastly catching some wind as scores have began to climb.

The new arm of the franchise launched with appreciable fanfare as Bravo constructed it up as a gateway to permit the Below Deck journey to proceed. Below Deck season seven logged essentially the most drama within the docuseries. From extremely intoxicated company to sexual harassment and a close to assault, viewers have been nearly exhausted by the point the season got here to an finish.

Parker McCown, Georgia Grobler, Ciara Duggan, Madison Stalker, Byron Hissey, Paget Berry, Adam Glick, Jenny MacGillivray, Captain Glenn Shephard
Parker McCown, Georgia Grobler, Ciara Duggan, Madison Stalker, Byron Hissey, Paget Berry, Adam Glick, Jenny MacGillivray, Captain Glenn Shephard | Karolina Wojtasik/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank through Getty Images

The darkish drama is one motive is why viewers regarded ahead to Below Deck Sailing Yacht. The collection regarded like a breath of recent air and viewers beloved that it even included crossover solid member, chef Adam Glick. And whereas viewers appeared to be initially optimistic, scores and viewer feedback waned. However, has the collection now hit a turning level and are extra individuals tuning in?

A powerful begin however …

Viewers caught round for the brand new present as Below Deck Sailing Yacht debuted after the Below Deck reunion. Bravo Ratings tweeted the results from the premiere February three episode. “S01E01 – 1.293 million viewers (0.42 18-49 demo).” Someone remarked, “*season high*” and “I hope it gets better and better!”

The “series high” remark was barely correct because the collection started to tumble. The second episode noticed fewer viewers. “S01E02 – 1.061 million viewers (0.34 18-49 demo).” And then the third episode had even fewer viewers. “S01E03 – 0.963 million viewers (0.29 18-49 demo).” The fourth episode noticed a slight uptick however dropped again. Some individuals complained the present didn’t have sufficient drama or they have been bored.

Although it appeared the collection was in a free-fall, scores started to point out indicators of life because of thuggish bro-guests from Long Island. By episode seven, scores have been beginning to look stronger, “S01E07 – 1.140 million viewers (0.39 18-49 demo),” in keeping with Bravo Ratings.

The collection is holding its personal

Numerous storylines have unfolded, which can be why followers are beginning to get hooked. Glick and chief stew Jenna MacGillivray have a rocky romantic relationship. MacGillivray and stew Madison Stalker have pressure.

But additionally the deck crew appears to be always attempting to highschool deckhand Parker McCown. Serious weirdness is happening with the boat’s couple, Ciara Duggan and Paget Berry. Stew Georgia Grobler and Berry’s flirtations could also be resulting in a … threesome? The solely crew members staying out of the fray are chief engineer Byron Hissey and Captain Glenn Shephard, who magnificently docked the crusing yacht right into a tiny slip. Of course, having a captive viewers doesn’t harm both. The world is on pause and staying house throughout a worldwide pandemic.

Recent scores look extraordinarily encouraging. Episode eight held it’s personal. “S01E08 – 1.170 million viewers (0.37 18-49 demo),” Bravo Ratings shared. The newest episode remained solid too. “S01E09 – 1.155 million viewers (0.40 18-49 demo).” One viewer noticed that the present is lastly coming into its personal. “It’s finally getting as good as the other two!”

Another recent comment, “#belowdeckSailingYacht is just as good as the other franchises. If you ignored it or gave up in it you should rethink that. Anyways, Adam is a scary mofo. He looks crazed when he gets upset that Jenna hooked up w someone that Georgia knew. Like legit dangerous”

Below Deck Sailing Yacht airs on Monday at 9/8c on Bravo.

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