via press release:
DUGGAR FAMILY DELIVERS SERIES’ BEST RATINGS EVER FOR TLC’S 19 KIDS & COUNTING
-- Hit Series Scores its Highest Rated Episode Ever Among HH, P/W 25-54/18-49, AND P2+ Delivery --
-- TLC was the #1 ad-supported cable network on Tuesday night with W25-54 --
(Los Angeles, Ca.) – Tuesday night’s episode of 19 KIDS & COUNTING delivered record ratings for the series, as 2.8M P2+ viewers tuned in to watch Derick Dillard return home from Nepal and reunite with now-fiancée Jill Duggar. TLC was the #1 ad-supported cable network of the night with W25-54 and #2 among W18-49, led by the 19 KIDS & COUNTING premiere of “A Toast to Love,” which was the #1 cable program on the night with W18-49 and #2 among HH and W25-54. Tuesday’s episode was the series highest rated ever among HH (2.2), W25-54 (2.1), P25-54 (1.3), and P2+ delivery (2.8M P2+ viewers).
19 KIDS & COUNTING returns Tuesday, June 3 at 9/8c with the compelling mid-season finale where Derick asks Jim Bob for Jill’s hand in marriage. While the eldest Duggar daughters are promoting their new book in New York City, Derick takes the opportunity to do some secret planning back at home. Will he be able to pull off a romantic proposal without Jill catching on?
TLC is a global brand that celebrates extraordinary people and relatable life moments through innovative nonfiction programming. A top 10 cable network in key female demos, TLC has built successful consumer brands around series including Cake Boss, and has transformed Fridays into “BrideDay” with a lineup of wedding-themed programming anchored by the Say Yes To The Dress franchise. In 2013, TLC had 32 series averaging 1 million P2+ viewers or more, including seven series that averaged 2 million P2+ viewers or more, the most ever in a year: Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, Sister Wives, Long Island Medium, The Little Couple, Who Do You Think You Are?, Breaking Amish: Brave New World, and Breaking Amish: LA.
TLC is available in nearly 99 million homes in the US and 329 million households in 167 markets internationally. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites, exclusive video content, and original editorial covering style, home, food, and more. Fans can also interact with TLC via On Demand services, on mobile platforms, and through social media such as Facebook or @TLC on Twitter. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA,DISCB, DISCK), the world's number one nonfiction media company reaching more than two billion cumulative subscribers in 224 countries and territories.