via press release:
TLC HAS A MAY TO REMEMBER
Network Breaks 10 Years of Ratings Records, Delivering Best May in W25-54 Since 2003
TLC secured its best May delivery in a decade, and its second Best May Ever Women 25-54, while holding its position as a Top Ten ad-supported cable network in delivery in Women 25-54 and Women 18-49, among other key demos. The network also saw double digit Prime Time increases in women viewers vs. May 2012.
Powered by the success of hit series LONG ISLAND MEDIUM and BREAKING AMISH: BRAVE NEW WORLD, TLC dominated the month across multiple nights of the week, leading with Sunday night, where the network was the #1 ad-supported cable network in delivery among W25-54, #2 with W18-49, and #3 among W18-34. TLC also ranked in the Top Five among P25-54 and P18-49 delivery. May Sundays also helped push TLC’s to double digit increases of 20% among W25-54 rating vs. May 2012.
TLC kicked off its all new TLC Summer programming line-up on Memorial Day, and premieres 20 new and returning series in the coming months.
Source: Nielsen, May 2013 = 4/29/13-5/26/13, May 2012 = 4/30/12-5/27/121, May 2003 = 4/28/03-5/25/03. Net Rank = M-Su 8-11p. TP Data. Cov Rtg/(000s).