SYFY'S DESTINATION TRUTH POSTS BEST PREMIERE EVER!
Series Scores More Than 2.2 Million Total Viewers During Wednesday, March 17 Debut
New York, NY - March 18, 2010 - Last night, Syfy's Destination Truth, hosted by Josh Gates, kicked off new episodes of season three with its best premiere ever, uncovering 2.2 million total viewers, 1.4 million Adults 25-54 (series high) and 1.3 million Adults 18-49, while averaging a 1.6 household rating. The St. Patrick's Day-themed episode, which featured a search for the leprechaun in the Irish countryside, aired from 10-11pm.
Destination Truth finished #2 for the entire day among cable entertainment programs in Adults 25-54.
During prime, Syfy was the #2 cable network for Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54, Men 25-54, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54.
At syfy.com, Destination Truth delivered its best premiere ever in all key metrics:
Destination Truth ranked as the #1 show site in page views and the #2 show site in uniques, visits, and video streams.
Destination Truth delivered 62K page views (+92), 9K uniques (+23%), 9K visits (+25%) and 15K video streams (+39%)*
On Destination Truth, world traveler and intrepid explorer Josh Gates takes viewers off the map and around the globe in search of the answers to some of the world's most intriguing unexplained mysteries. This spring, Josh and crew will travel to the U.S., Jordan, Israel, China, New Zealand and Chile. The new episodes will also feature guest investigators Kris Williams (Ghost Hunters) and Allison Scagliotti (Warehouse 13). Destination Truth is executive produced by Brad Kuhlman for Ping Pong Productions (1000 Places to See Before You Die, Celebrity Rehab, FM Nation). Bechara Gholam serves as co-executive producer.
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 more than 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)
*versus Season 3 online premiere