via press release:
DISCOVERY CHANNEL’S “AMISH MAFIA” DELIVERS #1 IN CABLE AMONG MEN 18-49 ON AUGUST 13
Strong Beginning for New Series TICKLE and PORTER RIDGE
(SILVER SPRING, MD) Discovery Channel’s Amish Mafia at 9PM* was the #1 original cable program among Men 18-49 delivery (no exclusions) on Tuesday, August 13th, earning a 1.82 HH / 1.53 P25-54 / 1.31 P18-49 AA% and delivered an average of 2.43 million total viewers P2+. Discovery also was the #1 cable network among Men 25-54 delivery (no exclusions) in Tuesday prime with the heavy-hitting lineup line-up of Amish Mafia and the series premieres of Tickle and Porter Ridge.
Last night’s ratings proved a strong beginning for freshman series Tickle and Porter Ridge. The series premiere of Tickle earned a 1.39 HH / 1.25 P25-54 and delivering 1.91 total million viewers P2+ while the series premiere of Porter Ridge earned a 1.07 HH / 0.96 P25-54 delivering 1.42 total million viewers P2+.
Amish Mafia premieres a new episode next Tuesday, August 20th at 9 PM; followed by new episodes of Tickle at 10 PM and Porter Ridge at 10:30 PM.
(*) All Times Eastern/Pacific
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Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 209 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 149 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.