Oxygen Plus ‘Bad Girls’ Equals Big Ratings

Reality show gives the NBC U cable network its best non-finale ratings ever

Last Updated: December 16, 2009 @ 3:59 PM

Those naughty ladies of Oxygen’s "Bad Girls Club" are giving the cable network some very good ratings.

The third episode of this season’s "BGC" drew 1.42 million viewers, just over 1 million of whom were between 18-49. In Oxygen’s key demographic of women 18-34, the series notched 527,000 viewers.

The 18-34 number represents the most-watched telecast on Oxygen ever in the demographic. And overall, "BGC" gave Oxygen its biggest non-finale broadcast ever among all viewers and adults 18-49.

What’s more, compared to last week, "BGC" improved by a whopping 28 percent, rising from 801,000 viewers in adults 18-49.