via press release:
DISCOVERY CHANNEL’S ‘DEADLIEST CATCH’ IS THE #1 TUESDAY PRIMETIME PROGRAM IN CABLE FOR TOTAL VIEWERS, PERSONS AND MEN 25-54 ON APRIL 30
DEADLIEST CATCH Grabs 2.8 Million Viewers and BACKYARD OIL Grabs 1.68 Million Viewers on Tuesday
(NEW YORK) Last night’s new episode of DEADLIEST CATCH was the #1 cable program among Total Viewers P2+, Persons and Men 25-54 delivery (excluding sports). The series earned a 2.06 HH/1.81 P25-54 rating and delivered 2.8 million viewers P2+, beating most broadcast television series including: NBC’s “Grimm,” FOX’s “New Girl” and “Mindy Project,” ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars – Results Show” and “Splash,” and CBS’s “Golden By.” In addition, BACKYARD OIL earned a 1.18 HH/1.00 P25-54 rating and delivered 1.68 million viewers P2+.
An all new DEADLIEST CATCH premieres next Tuesday, May 7th at 9 PM E/P and an all new BACKYARK OIL at premieres at 10 PM E/PT.
Source: Nielsen. NHI Calendar. 4/30/13. Live+SD AA% and AA (000).
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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.