via press release:
DISCOVERY CHANNEL CONTINUES ITS WINNING STREAK WITH
TOP SERIES’ GOLD RUSH AND BERING SEA GOLD
-- For the Second Week in Row Discovery Channel is #1 in All of Television Among Men on Friday, February 3 with GOLD RUSH and BERING SEA GOLD--
--GOLD RUSH was Watched By 4.88 Million Viewers P2+ and BERING SEA GOLD Garnered 3.73 Million Viewers P2+--
(Silver Spring, Md.) –Discovery Channel’s new popular series BERING SEA GOLD once again produced huge ratings on Friday, February 3, at 10PM ET/PT delivering a 2.52 HH and a 2.08 P25-54. The episode titled “One Bad Deal” was watched by 3.73 million viewers P2+ and achieved a higher rating than last week’s series launch, which was the networks best rated series premiere in history. Produced by Thom Beers’ Original Productions, BERING SEA GOLD was the #2 program in all of television, behind only GOLD RUSH, among M25-54 and M18-49 ratings and delivery.
GOLD RUSH continued to dominate in the ratings on Friday at 9PM ET/PT as the #1 program in all of television during primetime among M25-54/18-49 and P18-49 ratings and delivery, beating out all broadcast and cable programs. This week’s episode, "Man Down," earned a 3.42 HH and 2.67 P25-54 and was viewed by 4.88 million viewers P2+. GOLD RUSH has been the top cable program in several key demos since its season two premiere and for the second week in a row the series finished as the #1 cable program among HH, P2+, P18+, P/M/W25-54 and P/M18-49 ratings and delivery.
Discovery Channel’s primetime line-up on Friday, February 3, of GOLD RUSH and BERING SEA GOLD made it the #1 network in all of television among M25-54/18-49 out delivering all broadcast and cable networks. Discovery Channel was again the #1 cable network among P/M25-54 and P18-49 in ratings and delivery.
GOLD RUSH returns on Friday, 9PM ET/PT followed by BERING SEA GOLD at 10PM ET/PT.