MYTHBUSTERS BLOWING UP JUNE RATINGS
-- Wednesday's #1 Cable Program in Primetime Among Men for Second Week in Row --
The Wednesday, June 10 at 9PM premiere episode of MYTHBUSTERS, �Curving Bullets,� was the #1 cable program in primetime for the second week in a row among Men 25-54, Men 18-49 and Men 18-34 delivery. In June 2009, MYTHBUSTERS is the #5 Wednesday program in all of primetime television among Men 18-34 delivery, beating several broadcast programs including I Am a Celebrity (NBC), Law and Order (NBC), CSI: NY (CBS), Criminal Minds (CBS) and The Unusuals (ABC). The series is posting triple-digit delivery gains over its June 2008 timeslot among all key demos, including Persons 25-54 (+105%), Men 25-54 (+106%) and Persons 18-49 (+114%).
In May 2009, MYTHBUSTERS ranked as the #2 non-sports cable program in Wednesday primetime among Men 18-49 and Men 18-34, behind SPK's Ultimate Fighter.
Currently in its seventh season, MYTHBUSTERS uses science to uncover the truth behind popular myths and legends. Hosted by Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, and build team members Tory Belleci, Kari Byron and Grant Imahara, the MYTHBUSTERS mix scientific method with gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to create their own signature style of explosive experimentation. Called �the best science show on television,� the series has aired on Discovery Channel since October 2003.