via Syfy press release:
POWERED BY WAREHOUSE 13, EUREKA AND GHOST HUNTERS, SYFY RANKS IN TOP FIVE AMONG ADULTS 25-54 IN AUGUST
Syfy.com Posts Best August Ever In Visits, Page Views and Video Streams
New York, NY September 1, 2009 Fueled by the programming triple-threat of summer sensation Warehouse 13, Eureka and Ghost Hunters, Syfy finished the first summer of its new brand identity by ranking in the Top 5 in Adults 25-54 among all basic cable entertainment networks, delivering 703,000 A25-54 viewers in August.
For the month, Syfy ranked in the top 10 among cable entertainment networks for Men 25-54 (#6, 389,000), Men 18-49 (#9, 318,000) and total viewers (#10, 1.3 million).
Syfy August Ratings Highights
Warehouse 13 is on track to deliver the most watched season for any original series in Syfy’s 17-year history, garnering a 2.8 HH rating, 3,882,000 total viewers, 1,955,000 Adults 25-54 and 1,534,000 Adults 18-49.
The sixth episode of Warehouse 13 on Tuesday, August 11, at 9PM (ET/PT) was the most watched Syfy original series telecast ever, amassing 4.4 million total viewers.
In its new Friday 9PM (ET/PT) time period, Eureka is on pace to establish a new series high in Season 3.5 with 2,948,000 total viewers, while delivering a 2.1 HH rating, 1,585,000 Adults 25-54 and 1,248,000 Adults 18-49.
Maintaining its status as one of Wednesday’s most popular programs, Ghost Hunters’ new season is currently averaging a 1.8 HH rating, 2,623,000 total viewers, 1,655,000 Adults 18-49 and 1,756,000 Adults 25-54 in its 9PM (ET/PT) time slot.
Online, Syfy.com scored its best August ever, jumping 7% in visits (5.0 million), 12% in page views (30.4 million) and 43% in video streams (5.7 million)*
Syfy Game Center ranked #1 in page views with 8.6 million page views (up +10% vs. July 09)
Warehouse 13 was the #1 show site in page views (2.8 million) and video streams (1.7 million).
Eureka delivered 2.2 million page views and 1.3 million video streams, marking its best month since Aug 08.
Looking ahead to the fall season, Syfy’s programming highlights include Destination Truth (Wednesday, September 9, at 9PM); Stargate Universe (Friday, October 2, at 9PM); Scare Tactics (Tuesday, October 6, at 9PM) and Sanctuary (Friday, October 9, at 10PM).
Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in 95 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)