Star Dates, E! Entertainment Television's new reality dating show,
premiered Dec. 15 to ratings second only to E!'s disheveled starlet, Anna Nicole
The debut of Star Dates, where fading celebrities succumb to going on blind
dates, notched a 1.2 rating, the second-highest series premiere in E! history;
The Anna Nicole Show grabbed a stunning 4.1 rating for its August opener.
Star Dates did get a boost from Anna Nicole, though. Its lead-in was
The Anna Nicole Holiday Special, which earned a 1.6 rating, according to
Nielsen Media Research.