June is Hot on Discovery Channel

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June 24th, 2009

via press release:

NEW SERIES, RETURNING SERIES: JUNE IS HOT ON DISCOVERY CHANNEL

June is busting out all over for Discovery Channel with the network's best performance

for the month on record for HH (1.0 million) and P2 delivery (1.4 million).  Discovery

Channel ruled week after week during the month of June.  In total, Discovery enjoyed

its best June in 5 years for all key P/M demos 25-54, 18-49 and 18-34 (since June 04).

The network ranked #2 in M25-54 and M18-49 on ad-supported cable (behind USA) and

#4 among P25-54 and P18-49 on ad-supported cable (behind USA, TNT and TBS).

The monster waves of DEADLIEST CATCH were matched by record breaking ratings

on Tuesday nights.  Adding those strong numbers to the impressive sophomore season

performance of OUT OF THE WILD: THE ALASKA EXPERIMENT, Discovery Channel

ranked #1 on ad supported cable on Tuesdays among P/M 25-54 (1.7 million/1.1

million), P/M18-49 1.7 million/1.1 million), P/M18-34 (703K/447K), #2 among W25-54

(645K)and #3 among W18-49 (628K).

Wednesdays, the dominating continued on the strength of new episodes of TIME

WARP and Mythbusters and hit new series PITCHMEN.  The network posted #1

among M18-34 (357K), #2 among M25-54 (524K) and M18-49 (620K) and #3 among

P25-54 (809K) and P18-49 (909K) on ad-supported cable.

In addition, the network had its best Thursday in June for M25-54, P/M19-49, P/M18-34,

P2+ and best Saturday in 9 years in June for P25-54 and P2+.

 
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