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[04/22/10 - 03:22 PM]
Syfy's Destination Truth, Hosted by Josh Gates, Ends Third Season as Best-Ever!
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 21.

[via press release from Syfy]

SYFY'S DESTINATION TRUTH, HOSTED BY JOSH GATES, ENDS THIRD SEASON AS BEST-EVER!

Series Scores Double-Digit Increases

New York, NY - April 22, 2010 - On Wednesday evening, Syfy's hit adventure reality series Destination Truth, hosted by Josh Gates, wrapped its best season to date. The episode, airing from 10-11pm, delivered a 1.3 Household rating, 1.3 million Adults 25-54, 1.2 million Adults 18-49 and 1.9 million total viewers, making Syfy the #1 entertainment cable network in prime among Adults 18-49 and #2 among Adults 25-54.

The season finale capped off a tremendously successful season for the series:

For the full third season*, Destination Truth averaged series-highs with a 1.6 Household rating, 1.3 million Adults 25-54, 1.3 million Adults 18-49 and 2.2 million total viewers.

This is Destination Truth's best season ever in all key measures, and is up vs. season 2 by +40% in total viewers, +38% in Adults 18-49 and +36% in Adults 25-54.

All of the top ten most-watched episodes of Destination Truth across total viewers and all key demos aired in season three, including the series-high of 2.5 million total viewers for the 3/17/10 season 3.5 premiere.

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. Season 4 of Destination Truth, currently in production on eight new episodes, is slated for a Fall 2010 premiere.

Destination Truth season 4 is Executive Produced by Brad Kuhlman for Ping Pong Productions (1000 Places to See Before You Die, Celebrity Rehab, FM Nation). Bobby Pura and Josh Gates serve as co-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.)

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*Season three ran in two parts: from Wednesday, September 9, through Wednesday, November 4, and from Wednesday, March 17 to Wednesday, April 21 at 10pm ET/PT.





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