STARGATE SG-1'S SERIES FINALE TRIUMPHS
2 Million+ Viewers Tune In To Say Farewell
SG-1 Delivers more P18-49 and P25-54 than ABC
NEW YORK � June 26, 2007 � America's longest running sci-fi television series ended with a bang, delivering more viewers in key demos than even its broadcast competition. The series finale of Stargate SG-1 (Friday, June 22, 2007 @ 8pm) delivered a 1.7 HH rating, 1.2 million P25-54s, 1.1 million P18-49s and 2.2 million total viewers P2+.
This is the best performance on all measures for SG-1 since the September 22, 2006 mid-season finale.
The show drove SCI FI to the number 1 spot in the 8pm hour for both P18-49s and P25-54 cable viewers, and delivered more P18-49s and P25-54s in the hour than ABC.
Among M25-54 and M18-49 in the 8pm hour, SCI FI outdelivered all cable competitors, and surpassed Fox, CBS and ABC.
Overall, Stargate SG-1 was the number 3 cable program for the day for P25-54 viewers.
Also on Friday night, the season 3 finale of Stargate Atlantis at 9pm delivered a 1.5 HH rating, 1.1 million P25-54s, 986,000 P18-49s and nearly 2 million total viewers P2+.
This is the best performance in HH ratings and P2+ for Atlantis since the September 22, 2006 midseason finale, and the best performance in P18-49s and P25-54s since the April 13, 2007 midseason premiere.
In the 9pm hour, SCI FI ranked number 2 in cable for P25-54s, trailing only TBS.
Atlantis ranked number 5 in cable for the day for P25-54 viewers.
At 10pm, Painkiller Jane delivered a 1.0 HH rating, 668,000 P18-49s and 751,000 P25-54s � the best performances for the program in each demo since its April 13, 2007 series debut.
For the night, in 8pm-11pm prime, SCI FI was ranked number 3 for P25-54s and P18-49s.
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Stargate Atlantis is currently in production on a fourth original season, with an eye toward a fall premiere.