Premiere Episode of Starz' 'The White Queen' Draws 2.6 Million Viewers Over Multiple Weekend Telecasts

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August 12th, 2013

The White Queen

via press release:

“THE WHITE QUEEN,” 10-PART STARZ LIMITED SERIES WEEKEND EVENT NETS 2.6 MILLION STARZ & ENCORE

2.1 MILLION LIVE+SD WEEKEND ON STARZ, FOLLOWING “MAGIC CITY” SERIES FINALE

 STRONGEST SHARE OF FEMALE VIEWERSHIP EVER FOR A STARZ ORIGINAL

 

The new critically-acclaimed 10-part limited series “The White Queen” debuted on STARZ this past weekend.

First airing as a special sneak-preview event at 10 PM ET/PT following the “Magic City” series finale on Friday, August 9, and then premiering at 8PM ET/PT on STARZ on Saturday, “The White Queen” produced approximately 2.1 million STARZ viewers Live+SD over the weekend.

An additional 500K Live+SD viewers came in during telecast stunts on Starz sister network ENCORE, bumping up viewership to 2.6 million.


[note: additional multiplex, extended DVR, on-demand, STARZ PLAY/online, and sampling data are not included in the figures above]

“The White Queen” also delivered the strongest relative female-male percentage viewership results ever for STARZ original/limited series programming, with females comprising nearly 60% of the opening weekend audience.

“The White Queen” (1.4 rating) sneak preview event on STARZ held onto the “Magic City” series finale (1.5 rating) audience.

Future episodes of “The White Queen” will premiere on Saturdays at 9PM ET/PT.

 
  • Jason

    I just finished all the BBC version episodes (same as Starz but no nudity, gore, or profanity) and absolutely love it! I highly recommend this series. Its pretty cool too knowing that all the characters and events are pretty true to history.

  • Ronald

    im watching the one that BBC is airing is there any diference with the starz one¿? the first episode i though they were a litle bit boring but then at tthe 3 one things start to get reeally interesting! now itps just one episode till the finale!

  • FlorianNz

    Original airings: 526,000 viewers for Magic City (0.12 A18-49) and 457,000 for The White Queen (0.15 A18-49).

  • Chris A

    florianNz nailed it

    more spin for a low rated starz show

    those numbers are for the finale of magic city and premiere of white queen

    sad

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