NEW YORK, NY – Monday night’s premiere of the highly anticipated return of VH1’s sizzling drama "Hit The Floor," delivered a 1.1 in the Adult 18-49 demo and 1.7 million total viewers in its 9 PM debut. When combined with its 11 PM encore, 2.5 million total viewers tuned in to see what happened after the L.A. Devils won the Championship and saw their owner Oscar Kinkade arrested for the murder of a Devil Girl.
The 9 PM premiere telecast ranked as the #1 non-sports cable program in the time period with adults 18-34, women 18-34, and women18-49.
“Hit The Floor” also surged on social media, trending as the #2 topic during its premiere time period, according to the Nielsen SocialGuide. It also ranked as the #5 Most Social Show on ALL CABLE (Excluding Sports) and the #10 Most Social Show on ALL TV (Including Sports).
Ahsha's long-time boyfriend German, was revealed in Season Two's shocking finale to be Olivia Vincent's killer. Unaware of her boyfriend's deadly secret, Ahsha is reunited with him, but bad boy MVP Derek has vowed to get her back.
The Devils not only have a title, they have a new boss: Coach Pete's ex-wife Lionel. And she's going to make life hell for Pete and Sloane. But Sloane's not going down without a fight.
Meanwhile Jelena, the mastermind who put Lionel in Oscar's chair, continues to pull the strings, all while tending to an injured Terrence, who gave everything to win the title.
Series regulars for season three include: Dean Cain, Kimberly Elise, Taylour Paige, Logan Browning, Valery Ortiz, Katherine Bailess, Jonathan McDaniel, McKinley Freeman, Rob Riley, Adam Senn, Brent Antonello, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe and Don Stark.
Guest stars include William Baldwin, Michael Beach, Jonathan Bennett, Andy Buckley, Francia Raisa, Kim Wayans, and the return of Lynn Whitfield.
"Hit the Floor," was created by James LaRosa who also serves as Executive Producer of the series. Bryan Johnson and The Film Syndicate are also executive producing. VH1 executives Susan Levison, Maggie Malina and Jill Holmes are Executive Producers on the project.