via press release:
SYFY’S DESTINATION TRUTH, HOSTED BY JOSH GATES, SCORES MOST WATCHED SEASON EVER ON-AIR AND ONLINE
Season Three Grows 39% in Total Viewers, 36% in Adults 18-49,
34% in Adults 25-54 and 33% in HH Ratings
New York, NY – November 5, 2009 – Continuing Syfy’s streak of record-setting ratings performances, the third season of Destination Truth established all-time series highs in total viewers (2.2 million), Adults 18-49 (1.3 million), Adults 25-54 (1.3 million) and HH ratings (1.6).
The series increased in total viewers (+39%), Adults 18-49 (+36%), Adults 25-54 (+34%) and HH ratings (+33%) compared to Season 2.
On Destination Truth, world traveler and intrepid explorer Josh Gates takes viewers off the map and around the globe in search of the answers to some of the world’s most intriguing unexplained mysteries. This season’s nine episodes are all ranked as the series’ top nine most-watched episodes ever, led by the 1.9 HH rating and 2.5 million total viewers for the September 30 Ghosts of Chernobyl episode.
Online at Syfy.com, Destination Truth rocketed to triple digit increases over Season 2.5 in all key metrics, delivering 2.2 million page views (+141%), 254K uniques (+118%), 353K visits (+130%), and 1.2 million (+177%) video streams.
Season three ran from Wednesday, September 9, through Wednesday, November 4, at 10PM (ET/PT).
Destination Truth is executive produced by Brad Kuhlman for Ping Pong Productions (1000 Places to See Before You Die, Celebrity Rehab, FM Nation). Bechara Gholam serves as co-executive producer.
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.)