[12/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
Sci Fi #1 on Cable in the Key Demographic of Adults 25-54 for Week of 12/5

[via press release from Sci Fi]



NEW YORK -- December 13, 2005 -- SCI FI earned the #1 spot on cable for the week of 12/5/2005-12/11/2005 with P25-54, topping all 66 measured cable networks and delivering nearly 1.3 million viewers (P25-54) in prime time (M-Su 8pm-11pm). Across its 15 telecasts (12/5-12/11), 'Bryan Singer and Dean Devlin Present The Triangle' scored over 28 million viewers (P2+).*

Week of 12/5 (M-Su 8pm-11pm):

--SCI FI had its best week in overall ratings (1.9 HH) and delivery (2.2 million P2+) since week two of 'Steven Spielberg Presents TAKEN' in December 2002 (12/9-12/15: 2.5 HH/3 million P2+).

--Third highest-rated and most-watched week for SCI FI, behind the two-week run of 'Steven Spielberg Presents TAKEN.'

--The Channel has also had its best week in P18-49 (1 million) and P25-54 (1.3 million) since the 'Battlestar Galactica' miniseries in December 2003 (12/8-12/14: 1.1 million P18-49, 1.3 million P25-54**).

--Over 14 million unique total viewers (14.3 million P2+) and more than 8 million unique P25-54s watched one of the first 12 telecasts of 'The Triangle.'

--'The Triangle' brought in 4.9 million (P2+) new viewers to SCI FI.

'Bryan Singer and Dean Devlin Present The Triangle:'

--The six-hour original miniseries event scored an average 3.6 HH rating over its three night original run (December 5-7 @ 9-11pm) ? making it the highest-rated miniseries on SCI FI since the Emmy Award-winning 'Steven Spielberg Presents TAKEN' (2002).

--'The Triangle' made SCI FI Channel the #1 primetime (8-11pm) destination in cable among P25-54 for all three nights that it aired. And 45% of those P25-54 were women ? SCI FI's best delivery of F25-54 since 'TAKEN.' The miniseries averaged 4.2 million viewers a night (P2+).

The miniseries marks the first collaboration between Hollywood filmmaking talents Bryan Singer ('X-Men,' 'Superman Returns') and Dean Devlin ('Independence Day'), with a teleplay by Rockne S. O'Bannon from a story by O'Bannon and Singer & Devlin.

SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 85 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.

  [december 2005]  


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