via press release:
A&E FINISHES BEST NOVEMBER IN NETWORK HISTORY
NETWORK DELIVERS DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH AMONG ALL KEY DEMOS
A&E RANKS #4 IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 18-49 AND # 5 IN ADULTS 25-54 AMONG ALL ENTERTAINMENT CABLE NETWORKS IN NOVEMBER 2011
NEW YORK, NY – November 30, 2011 – Continuing its ratings success, A&E enjoyed its best November ever among key demographics supported by double-digit ratings growth among adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers. Propelled by the strength of the network’s slate of original series, the network is up 14% in adults 25-54 (711,000), up 16% in adults 18-49 (686,000) and up 24% in total viewers (1.4 million) versus November 2010. For the month, A&E ranked #4 in adults 18-49 and total viewers and #5 in adults 25-54 among all entertainment cable networks, the network’s best November rank ever in adults 18-49.
This was A&E’s best November on record due to the strength of the network’s stable of original hit series including “,” “After ,” “American Hoggers,” “Lady Hoggers,” “Bordertown Laredo” and “Monster In-Laws.”
A&E is poised for the network’s 8th consecutive year of growth, with audience levels in the adults 25-54, 18-49 and total viewer demos all up year-to-date 2011 versus the same time period last year.
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