or


[12/17/09 - 02:39 PM]
Fifth Season of Syfy's Ghost Hunters Becomes Channel's Most Watched Original Series Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for the year to date.

[via press release from Syfy]

FIFTH SEASON OF SYFY'S GHOST HUNTERS BECOMES CHANNEL'S MOST WATCHED ORIGINAL SERIES EVER IN ADULTS 18-34, ADULTS 18-49, WOMEN 18-49 AND WOMEN 25-54

SETS NEW BENCHMARK IN TOTAL VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-34, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54

New York, NY -- December 17, 2009 -- Continuing Syfy's blistering ratings roll, the fifth season of Ghost Hunters, the #1 paranormal investigative series on television, became the best season ever for any Syfy original series in Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54.

Ghost Hunters also shattered the franchise record in total viewers (2.97 million), Adults 18-34 (825,000) Adults 18-49 (1.83 million) and Adults 25-54 (1.91 million), along with a 2.1 HH rating.

Compared to season four, this represented increases of +5% in HH rating, +6% in total viewers, +10% in Adults 18-34, +6% in Adults 18-49, +7% in Adults 25-54 and +15% in Women 18-34.

For the year, Syfy is the #1 cable network in the Ghost Hunters Wednesday 9PM (ET/PT) timeslot for Adults18-34, Adults18-49, Adults 25-54, Men 25-54, Women18-49 and Women 25-54.

The fifth season ended with a bone-chilling howl as the Wednesday, December 16 finale at 9PM (ET/PT) uncovered a 1.8 HH rating, 2.54 million total viewers, 1.59 million Adults 25-54 and 1.49 million Adults18-49.

The season finale was the #2 cable program for the day in both Adults18-49 and Adults 25-54 viewers. This performance sent Syfy to the #2 spot among Adults 25-54 in 8-11PM prime versus all basic cable entertainment networks.

Season 5 of Ghost Hunters set all-time Syfy marks with :

7 of the top 10 Adult 18-34 series telecasts in network history

6 of the top 10 Adult 18-49 series telecasts in network history

8 of the top 10 Women 18-49 and Women 25-54 series telecasts in network history

3 of the top 10 Adult 25-54 series telecasts in network history

Ghost Hunters Academy, the latest spin-off of the popular franchise, concluded its first season at 10PM (ET/PT), averaging a 1.3 HH Rating, 1.86 million total viewers, 1.15 million Adults 25-54 and 1.08 million Adults18-49 during its six-episode season, which premiered November 11.

Ghost Hunters, Ghost Hunters International and Ghost Hunters Academy are produced in association with Craig Piligian's Pilgrim Films and Television (Dirty Jobs, The Ultimate Fighter, My Fair Wedding). Piligian and Thomas Thayer, along with Rob Katz and Alan David, serve as executive producers.

Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in 95 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)





  [december 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· GHOST HUNTERS (SYFY)
· GHOST HUNTERS ACADEMY (SYFY)
· GHOST HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL (SYFY)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 08:50 AM]
Encore "Chicago P.D." Ranks #1 in Its Time Period in 18-49 Among ABC, CBS and NBC
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 27.

[07/28/14 - 08:29 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos for Second Straight Week
"60 Minutes" and "Big Brother 16" are the most-watched programs in said categories.

[07/28/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Earns 2nd on Sunday in Viewers with "Rising Star" Improving Its Slot Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 27.

[07/25/14 - 08:40 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Continues Win Streak for CBS
The Eye has taken home top adults 18-49 honors for five straight weeks.

[07/25/14 - 08:23 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Wins Its Timeslot in 18-49 and Most Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 24.

[07/25/14 - 08:16 AM]
ABC's "Black Box" Finale Is Up and "NY Med" Tops Its Slot for the 5th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 24.

[07/24/14 - 01:20 PM]
Series Premiere of FX's Newest Original Comedy Series "Married" Pulls in 1.5 Million Total Viewers and 1.1 Million Adults 18-49
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, July 17.

[07/24/14 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Puts NBC Back on Top
The Peacock's summer franchise expands originals to Wednesdays with a victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/24/14 - 07:47 AM]
CMT's Highest-Rated Series "Party Down South" Earns Its Highest-Rated Episode Ever, Up Double Digits
CMT spins the numbers for Thursday, July 17.

[07/23/14 - 09:10 AM]
"Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall" Series Premiere Rocks DIY Network's Ratings
DIY Network spins the numbers for Saturday, July 19.

[07/23/14 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Dominates the Competition
NBC wins the night among adults 18-49, more than doubling second place ABC.

[07/23/14 - 08:20 AM]
NBC Wins the Night in the 18-49 Demo More Than Doubling the Nearest Competitor
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 22.

[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
HGTV Still Tops on Sundays - "Flipping the Block" One of HGTV's "Best Series Premieres Ever"
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.