via press release:




— The Original Series JUNKYARD EMPIRE Became Velocity’s Most Watched Series Debut and #1 Series in 2015–


— April’s BARRETT-JACKSON LIVE Broadcast Drew 5.3 Million Viewers–


(Silver Spring, Md.) – April 2015 marked 42 consecutive months of year-over-year delivery gains for Velocity among Households and Men 18+ in primetime. The gains were driven in-part by the original, new series JUNKYARD EMPIRE, which debuted to great fanfare as the network’s most watched series launch ever for Men 18-34, Men 18-49, Persons 18-34 and Persons 18-49. In 2015 JUNKYARD EMPIRE is Velocity’s #1 series in ratings and delivery among Men 18-34 and Persons 18-34.


Across all ad-supported cable, Velocity’s 21-percent increase among Men 18+ vaulted the network six spots in the cable rankings to #44 ahead of competitive sports networks Golf Channel and NBA-TV.


Additionally, Velocity’s second BARRETT-JACKSON LIVE broadcast April 17-19 from Palm Beach, Fla. reached 5.3 million viewers (P2+) including 3.3 million viewers in real-time. The Sunday, April 19 live broadcast from Noon – 5 PM made Velocity the #1 network for Men 25-54 and Men 18-49 among networks with less than 80 million subscribers.


*Prime rankings include DSNY and DSJR, but exclude NICK, for available tuning content less than <50% of available hours in Prime.  

Source: Nielsen. Live+3D. Program-based data. PRIME = M-Su, 8-11p SPAN. Excludes breakouts. Npower.



Posted by:Steve Baron

VP/Digital for TV station ownership group; Dad to young twins, runner, skier & spend a lot of times in airplanes.

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