Syfy’s Alphas premiered to 2.5 million viewers and a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating and was the most-watched and highest-rated of the trio of Monday shows. More detail below via press release:
SYFY’S NEW MONDAY NIGHT SCRIPTED PROGRAMMING BLOCK GETS OFF TO POWERFUL START LED BY ALPHAS 2.5 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS – MOST WATCHED CHANNEL DEBUT IN TWO YEARS!
ALPHAS, WAREHOUSE 13 AND EUREKA ALL AVERAGE MORE THAN TWO MILLION VIEWERS
HIGHEST MONDAY TIME PERIOD AUDIENCE FOR SCRIPTED SERIES IN OVER 10 YEARS
NEW YORK – July 12, 2011 – Sparked by Alphas – the most watched Syfy series debut since 2009 – the channel’s powerful new Monday night scripted programming block of Eureka, Warehouse 13 and Alphas each delivered more than two million total viewers from 8-11:30PM (ET/PT) on July 11.
This marked Syfy’s highest Monday time period audience for scripted series in over 10 years.
At 10PM Alphas found 2.5 million total viewers, 1.2 million Adults 18-49 and 1.3 million Adults 25-54 along with a 1.84 HH rating, the top-rated series premiere since Warehouse 13 debuted in July 2009, the same night Syfy launched its new brand evolution.
From 9-10PM, the season three premiere of Warehouse 13 snagged, bagged and tagged 2.3 million total viewers, 1.0 million Adults 18-49 and 1.2 million Adults 25-54 with a 1.74 HH rating.
Eureka’s season 4.5 return kicked off the night at 8PM by grabbing 2.0 million total viewers, 893,000 Adults 18-49 and 987,000 Adults 25-54, while averaging a 1.5 HH rating.
Boosted by the premieres of Alphas, Warehouse 13 and Eureka, Syfy.com delivered its best day in video streams (378K) since 11/1/2009; uniques (376K) since 10/31/10; page views (1.4 million) since 3/18/11, and visits (373K) since 1/17/11.
Syfy’s Summer Premiere Week continues on Wednesday, July 13, with the third season of Ghost Hunters International at 9PM, followed by the premiere of Legend Quest at 10PM. On Friday, July 15, Haven returns for its second season at 10PM.
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