via press release:
SEASON 5 OF THE GAME ON BET DRAWS MILLIONS OF VIEWERS
The Season 5 Premiere Telecast of THE GAME Viewed by 5.3 Million Viewers Making It Cable’s #1 Scripted Series Telecast Among 18-49 This Season
LET’S STAY TOGETHER Season 2 Premiere Garners 3.5 Million Viewers
NEW YORK, NY—January 11, 2012—Millions of fans tuned in to BET’s scripted night of programming on Tuesday, January 10 for the debuts of season 5 of THE GAME at 10:00 p.m.* and season 2 of LET’S STAY TOGETHER at 11:00 p.m.* THE GAME, garnering 5.3 million total viewers according to The Nielsen Company, was the #1 BET telecast this year, making it cable’s #1 scripted series telecast among 18-49 this season and the #1 cable sitcom premiere this season among households, viewers and adults 18-49. LET’S STAY TOGETHER, garnered 3.5 million total viewers according to The Nielsen Company and earned triple digit time-slot gains.
In addition to its incredible on-air performance, THE GAME had the highest amount of social media buzz of all other prime-time cable television shows, according to Trendrr’s Prime-Time Television Activity Chart for Tuesday, January 10, 2012. LET’S STAY TOGETHER also made Trendrr’s Daily Cable Top 10 list for Tuesday, January 10, 2012.
THE GAME is executive produced by Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil, and Kenny Smith.
LET’S STAY TOGETHER was created by Jacque Edmonds Cofer, who is also the show’s Executive Producer along with Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere. LET’S STAY TOGETHER is a BET Studios Original Production.