via press release:
SYFY’S SUMMER SENSATION WAREHOUSE 13 SETS ANOTHER RECORD AS SEVENTH EPISODE DELIVERS SERIES HIGH WITH 1.82 MILLION ADULTS 18-49
NEW YORK – September 8, 2009 – Roaring towards its season finale on September 22, Syfy’s summer sensation Warehouse 13 set another new record when the seventh episode on Tuesday, August 18, delivered a series high of 1.82 million Adults 18-49.
Overall, the telecast posted a 3.0 HH Rating, more than 4.2 million total viewers and more than 2.2 million Adults 25-54 with the full DVR Live +7 playback.
Warehouse 13 was the #1 cable program in total day among Adults 25-54 and total viewers, as well as the top primetime telecast for Adults 18-49.
The series beat TNT’s new Hawthorne head-to-head in the 9PM (ET/PT) time period by 16% in Adults 25-54, 5% in total viewers and 4% in Adults 18-49.
Warehouse 13 added nearly one million viewers from additional DVR playback (959,000) including more than half a million Adults 18-49 (515,000) and nearly 600,000 Adults 25-54 (589,000).
Warehouse 13 follows two Secret Service agents who find themselves abruptly transferred to a massive, top-secret storage facility in windswept South Dakota which houses every strange artifact, mysterious relic, fantastical object and supernatural souvenir ever collected by the U.S. government. The Warehouse’s caretaker Artie (Saul Rubinek) charges Pete (Eddie McClintock) and Myka (Joanne Kelly) with chasing down reports of supernatural and paranormal activity in search of new objects to cache at the Warehouse, as well as helping him to control the warehouse itself. Warehouse 13 airs Tuesdays @ 9pm ET/PT only on Syfy.
The series is produced for Syfy by Universal Cable Productions. It is executive produced by Jack Kenny (The Book of Daniel) who also serves as showrunner. David Simkins (Dresden Files) is executive producer; and Stephen Surjik (Monk, Burn Notice) is producer/director of the series.
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