via press release:
THE CHRISLEYS RETURN BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER!
USA NETWORK’S “CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST” SEASON THREE HITS SERIES HIGHS
Three Million Total Viewers Tuned Into See the Return of America’s Favorite Reality Family
New Episodes of “CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST” Air on Tuesday Nights at 9/8c
NEW YORK – June 8, 2015 – America’s favorite outspoken patriarch is back and bigger than ever! The season three opener of USA Network’s buzzy breakout hit original reality series, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST, scored its highest ratings to-date in adults 25-54 and total viewers P2+. Both telecasts including the L3 data delivered on average 1.48MM P18-49 (#5 and #6 for the day, +20% season over season), 1.68MM P25-54 (#2 and #3 for the day, +40% season over season), and 2.92MM total viewers P2+ (+30% season over season).
From day one, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST has captured critical buzz and a passionate loyal following, and earlier this year took home the NATPE Reality Breakthrough Award in the best “Docusoap” category. In the 9pm half hour premiere episode, the series scored 1.47MM P18-49 and 1.65MM P25-54 and 2.9MM total viewers P2+. The second half-hour grew averaging 1.49MM 18-49, 1.70MM 25-54 and 2.98 MM total viewers P2+.
The CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST season three premiere was the #1 most social cable reality program on June 2 – according to ListenFirst’s Digital Audience Ratings.* #ChrisleyKnowsBest trended on Twitter in the United States for over an hour, reaching the third highest trending topic.
Season three of CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST, airing Tuesday nights at 9/8c, will premiere new episodes through July 21 following the adventures and misadventures of the wildly entertaining and endearing Chrisley bunch. Tomorrow night (Tuesday, June 9 beginning at 9/8c) will feature two new back-to-back episodes including, “Getting Testy,” when Savannah asks permission from Todd to go to college a year early. This question prompts Todd to wage an all-out family competition to keep his daughter home as long as possible and son Chase pays the ultimate price when Todd fills in as his coach for standardized testing. Then at 9:30/8:30c, “My Chrisley Valentine” airs and Todd learns Chase is dating several girls on Valentine’s Day. Todd recruits his daughter, Savannah, to help teach her brother a lesson about respecting women, leaving Chase the victim of a catfish prank that only Todd could dream up!
The first two seasons and episodes from season three of CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST are currently available on video on demand and on USANetwork.com. Fans can also access “Chrisley’s Corner” on USANetwork.com, a one-stop destination to gain access to exclusive un-aired scenes, games, family interviews, GIF galleries, and #CHRISLEYNATION — a virtual heat map that tracks CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST fans worldwide. Season three features live Periscope chats with the Chrisley family, dubbed “Todd Talks,” offering fans the chance to interact directly with their favorite reality TV family. And be sure to check out the branded CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST channel on the popular video messaging app, Dubsmash, which launched earlier this month.
For a sneak peak of Tuesday’s all-new episodes CLICK HERE.
*Compared to all cable reality programs that aired a new episode on 6/2/15 excluding regional cable networks, sports networks, premium cable programs and live events
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST is produced by Maverick TV and All3Media America, with Adam Greener, Stephanie Bloch Chambers, Marilyn Wilson, Jen Perry Leamy, Jim Sayer, Eli Holzman and Stephen Lambert serving as executive producers. Annie Kate Pons serves as supervising producer.
About USA Network:
USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, offers a powerful stable of dramatic, comedic and unscripted originals in more than 102 million U.S. homes. The network also features spectacular live television, a dynamic portfolio of acquired series and the best in blockbuster theatrical films and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. USA’s award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com.