Not even the combined powers of Lil’ Kim, Missy Elliott, Remy Ma, and the lady of the hour – honoree Mariah Carey – were enough to save VH1’s 2017 installment of the ‘Hip Hop Honors’ franchise from hitting a ratings sour note.
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Viewership Final: 1.56 Million
The 2016 edition of VH1’s rebooted ‘Hip Hop Honors’ franchise, which honored the “queens of Hip Hop,” raked in a whopping 3 million viewers – the highest in the show’s history. And, though the 2017 version (dedicated to “90’s Game Changers”) had high hopes, it only secured half of that viewership.
See the demographic details below (thanks to ShowBuzzDaily):
The last time the series pulled a viewership this low was in 2008 when approximately 1.1 million viewers tuned in.