via Discovery Channel press release:
DEADLIEST CATCH SMASHES RATINGS RECORDS
– Discovery Channel’s Primetime Line-Up Ranked #1 on Tuesday Night-
– Highest P18-49 Rating Ever for DEADLIEST CATCH –
The Tuesday, June 9 at 9PM premiere episode of DEADLIEST CATCH rang in the largest average audience in the series history for P18-49 (2662K), W25-54 (1170K), and W18-49 (1107K). The episode earned its highest P18-49 rating ever (2.33) and its second highest P25-54 rating (2.55), with a 2.91 HH rating. In addition, DEADLIEST CATCH was the #1 non-sports prime telecast of the night among both broadcast and cable for key demos including M18-49 (1591K) and M25-54 (1555K).
The finale of OUT OF THE WILD: THE ALASKA EXPERIMENT, which premiered after DEADLIEST CATCH at 10PM ET/PT, ranked among the top prime cable programs for the night for key demos including P18-49 (1228K), M18-49 (780K), P25-54 (1398K), M25-54 (831K). For the night on June 9, Discovery Channel was the #1 cable network for P18-49 (1228K), M18-49 (780K), P25-54 (1398K), M25-54 (831K), and and P2+ (2259K) delivery.
AFTER THE CATCH, the annual after show bull session featuring all five captains and special guests, and hosted this year by CASH CAB’s Ben Bailey, returns for its third season on Tuesday, June 16 at 10PM ET/PT following DEADLIEST CATCH.