Best Week-Two Rating for a New Reality Series This Summer for 'Get Out Alive'

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July 16th, 2013

Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls - Season 1

via press release:

  • From 8-9 p.m. ET, "American Ninja Warrior" (1.5 rating, 5 share in adults 18-49, 5.1 million viewers overall) delivered half-hour to half-hour growth in every key ratings category, including jumps of 21% in 18-49 rating (to a 1.7 from a 1.4) and 10% in total viewers (5.4 million vs. 4.9 million).  “American Ninja Warrior” is currently running within a tenth of a rating point of last week’s 1.6 in 18-49 (and may round up in official nationals, currently rating at a 1.54) while delivering a gain week to week in total viewers (5.131 million vs. 5.066 million).  Versus the same night last year, “American Ninja Warrior” is up 12% in total viewers (5.131 million vs. 4.587 million).
  • In the time period, “American Ninja Warrior” is #1 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in all key adult-male demos (men 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54) and #2 in adults 18-49.
  • From 9-10 p.m. ET, "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (1.4/4 in 18-49, 3.9 million viewers overall) is #2 in the slot among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49 and #1 among those networks in all key adult-male demos. 
  • “Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls” retained 100% of last week’s premiere 1.4 rating in these preliminary fast-affiliate results and retained 93% of last week’s 1.5 in official nationals, making this the highest week-two rating so far this summer for any new reality series on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox (excluding the post-“Voice” preview of “The Winner Is...” on June 17, 1.9).  Last week’s 1.5 for “Get Out Alive” was the summer’s top premiere for a new reality series on those nets (excluding the first preview for “The Winner Is…” following “The Voice” on June 10, 1.8).
  • From 10:01-11 p.m. ET, "Siberia" (0.8/2 in adults 18-49, 2.4 million viewers overall) finished within a tenth of a rating point of last week’s 0.9 rating in adults 18-49 and is currently close to rounding up to a 0.9 (0.84).  In the time period, this week’s “Siberia” ranked #2 among ABC, CBS and NBC in men 18-49 and 25-54 versus original drama competition on ABC and CBS.
  • “Siberia” maintained 89% of its 18-49 rating from its first half-hour to its second (to a 0.8 from a 0.9) despite airing in the 10 p.m. ET hour, and maintained 90% in adults 25-54 (0.9 vs. 1.0).
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