Below Deck Mediterranean Season 5 has damaged franchise records in a number of areas, together with the variety of cast members, total tips, and ratings.
There is not any query the present season of Below Deck Med has been one for the books. Fan outrage and opinion have been at an all-time excessive due to a number of dramatic occasions.
Captain Sandy Yawn and Hannah Ferrier have each referred to the season because the craziest and most drama-filled they’ve filmed for the Bravo show. It is just about the one factor the 2 girls agree on in terms of Season 5.
Mass cast modifications on Below Deck Med
For the primary half of the season, there was a cast change each couple of episodes. First with Lara Flumiani, leaving The Wellington and Bugsy Drake coming in to take her place.
Next was beloved chef Kiko getting fired mid-charter however sticking round till the visitors disembarked. Malia White’s then-boyfriend chef Tom Checketts conveniently changed Kiko, a lot to the hate of followers.
Then chief stew Hannah Ferrier was fired in a dramatic flip of occasions. Hannah’s good friend and Season 4 alum Aesha Scott got here on board as second stew after Captain Sandy promoted Bugsy to chief stew.
A complete of 12 cast members had been featured on Below Deck Mediterranean Season 5, making it the most important within the sequence historical past. It might not have appeared just like the crew was that enormous as a result of deckhand Peter Hunziker was edited out of a lot of the season after Bravo fired him.
The season is tied with Below Deck Season 3 for the most important cast within the franchise.
Highest ratings and tips ever in sequence
Captain Sandy revealed within the finale that The Wellington crew earned $171,500 in tip cash over the six week constitution season. It is the best quantity any crew has made on Below Deck Med.
The Season 4 Sirocco crew earned $155,000 in tips for the constitution season, making it the following highest to the present season. There was practically a $17,000 improve from one season to the following, which is kind of exceptional.
Bravo hit ratings gold with the yachting show throughout Season 5. The episode that includes Hannah’s firing earned Below Deck Mediterranean the best watched episode in not solely the sequence historical past but additionally franchise historical past.
According to TV Deets, the primary episode after Bravo fired Pete was beforehand the sequence’s highest-rated show. The return of Aesha additionally introduced in document numbers.
Based on the show’s efficiency, Below Deck Med Season 5 is on par to grow to be the highest-rated season within the Below Deck franchise.
Plus, the looks of Bugsy, Jessica More, and Aesha on the October 12 episode of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen earned the most viewers ever for the show.
It just isn’t over but both. The two-part reunion-show is about to start subsequent week and will undoubtedly have Season 5 breaking much more records.
Below Deck Mediterranean Season 5 Reunion Part 1 airs on Monday, October 19 at 9/8c on Bravo.