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‘Below Deck Med’ Season 5 — Just How Well Is The Show Performing In The Ratings?

Find out how the show has been performing both pre and post-Hannah.

Below Deck Med Season 5 may be one of the show’s most controversial seasons yet but not only is it performing well in the drama department, the ratings are nothing to balk at, either.

Fans have been brought through the wringer already this season, starting with Chef Kiko’s heartbreaking departure followed by longtime Chief Stew Hannah Ferrier also leaving the yacht midseason.

As a result, many have inquired about the ratings for Below Deck Season 5 amid all of the chaos, so we’ve gone ahead and compiled the numbers, noting where some of the season’s biggest moments may have played a part.

To sum it up, however, this is the show’s highest rated season ever and despite some fans calling for a boycott after Hannah was fired, the show is still a blockbuster success for the network.

Hannah Ferrier, Below Deck Mediterranean, Chef Kiko, Below Deck Med Season 5 ratings
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Before you check out the ratings, it is important to note that this information comes directly from Nielsen Media Research, the U.S.-based company that is trusted by both broadcast and cable networks, including Bravo. Here at TV Deets, we use this information to compile our daily reality TV ratings reports.

Additionally, ratings are ranked by the demo, not by overall viewers, and this is because that is what is most important to advertisers. The higher the ratings in the adults 18-49 demo, the more valuable the advertising space around the show becomes.

Below Deck Med Season 5 Ratings

EpisodeAir DateDemo (adults 18-49ViewersEpisode Notes
S05E01June 1, 20200.551,514,000Season Premiere
S05E02June 8, 20200.531,527,000
S05E03June 15, 20200.581,735,000
S05E04June 22, 20200.631,736,000• First episode to air after Bravo fired Peter Hunziker.
• *Series high*
S05E05June 29, 20200.551,597,000
S05E06July 6, 20200.551,677,000
S05E07July 13, 20200.571,696,000
S05E08July 20, 20200.541,602,000
S05E09July 27, 20200.551,682,000
S05E10August 3, 2020 0.591,714,000
S05E11August 10, 20200.571,732,000
S05E12August 17, 20200.641,872,000Captain Sandy Yawn fired Hannah Ferrier in this episode.
S05E13August 24, 2020 0.601,740,000• Season 4 cast member and fan favourite Aesha Scott joins the cast in this episode.
S05E14August 31, 20200.611,773,000
S05E15September 7, 20200.561,721,000
S05E16September 14, 20200.491,560,000
S05E17September 21, 20200.551,658,000
S05E18September 28, 20200.531,602,000
S05E19October 5, 20200.481,489,000• Lowest-rated episode of Season 5.
S05E20October 12, 20200.591,620,000Season 5 Finale
S05E21October 19, 20200.441,249,000• Reunion Part 1 (billed as Watch What Happens Live)
S05E22October 26, 20200.391,136,000• Reunion Part 2 (billed as Watch What Happens Live)

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Last Updated: Wednesday, October 27, 2020

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