or


[06/26/12 - 12:00 PM]
Animal Planet Has Best Quarter Ever! Network Ranks Among Top 20 in Cable and Boasts Double-digit Gains in Major Demos
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[via press release from Animal Planet]

ANIMAL PLANET HAS BEST QUARTER EVER!

- Network Ranks Among Top 20 in Cable and Boasts Double-digit Gains in Major Demos -

(Silver Spring, Md., June 26, 2012) - Animal Planet flies into summer with its strongest quarter yet. The network posted its best-ever quarterly prime delivery among P25-54 (318K), P18-49 (294K) and M25-54 (184K) and best-ever quarterly total day delivery among P2+ (451K), P25-54 (202K) and M25-54 (111K). Animal Planet ranked #18 among all ad-supported cable networks in prime with M25-54.

Animal Planet's second quarter prime saw significant growth versus year ago with increases in the following key demos: +9% P2+ (678K vs. 621K), +10% HH (507K vs. 461K), +16% P25-54 (318K vs. 274K), +10% P18-49 (294K vs. 268K) and +23% M25-54 (184K vs. 149K).

Animal Planet is having its best yearly start ever in prime among P25-54 and is seeing double-digit increases among the following key demos: +11% P2+ (672K), +13% HH (503K), +17% P25-54 (307K) and +11% P18-49 (283K).

Strong performances were driven by series stalwarts, including RIVER MONSTERS, the network's top-performing series of all time, which delivered more than 1.5M P2+ viewers in its fourth season. Three series each delivered nearly a million viewers to date, including WHALE WARS (919K), TANKED (981K) and CALL OF THE WILDMAN (1M). Success also was fueled by Animal Planet's first-ever Monster Week, which included the premiere of MERMAIDS: THE BODY FOUND, delivering nearly 2M P2+ viewers (1.96M). This Sunday's premiere episodes of CALL OF THE WILDMAN and GATORS BOYS both achieved series highs, with CALL OF THE WILDMAN delivering 1.5M P2+ viewers and GATOR BOYS delivering 1.1M P2+viewers.

"This year, we've seen more viewers migrate to Animal Planet week after week, enticed by hit series, including the critically acclaimed RIVERS MONSTERS and pop-culture hit, FINDING BIGFOOT," says Marjorie Kaplan, president and general manager of Animal Planet. "In the third quarter, we look forward to new episodes of Emmy-nominated WHALE WARS, the return of the fan-favorite series, HILLBILLY HANDFISHIN', and new, crazy fishing series, OFF THE HOOK: EXTREME CATCHES."





  [june 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· CALL OF THE WILDMAN (ANIMAL PLANET)
· FINDING BIGFOOT (ANIMAL PLANET)
· GATOR BOYS (ANIMAL PLANET)
· HILLBILLY HANDFISHIN' (ANIMAL PLANET)
· OFF THE HOOK: EXTREME CATCHES (ANIMAL PLANET)
· RIVER MONSTERS (ANIMAL PLANET)
· TANKED (ANIMAL PLANET)
· WHALE WARS (ANIMAL PLANET)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[06/25/16 - 08:27 AM]
Women's Gymnastics Championship Grows 80% Vs. Year-Ago Saturday Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 24.

[06/24/16 - 12:03 PM]
Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown" Posts Highest-Rated Episode of Second Season
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 22.

[06/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
"Good Witch" Season Finale Delivers Hallmark Channel's Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Episode of the Season
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[06/24/16 - 09:01 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Sparks CBS Victory
The Eye claims the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/23/16 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Returns on Top for CBS
The Eye snags the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/22/16 - 12:23 PM]
OWN's New Original Drama Series "Greenleaf" Premieres as #1 Series Debut in Network History with Over 3 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 21.

[06/22/16 - 08:55 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "America's Got Talent"
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/21/16 - 10:16 AM]
28.3 Million Tune-In for 116th U.S. Open Championship Presented by FOX Sports
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[06/21/16 - 08:56 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Ninja Warrior" Powers NBC to Victory
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/21/16 - 07:43 AM]
GSN's "Skin Wars: Fresh Paint" Delivers Network's Highest Competitive Reality Series Premiere Ever Among Key Female Demos
GSN further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 15.

[06/20/16 - 12:07 PM]
Freeform's "Baby Daddy" Grows for 2nd Straight Week to Near 1-Year Highs in Total Viewers and Key Demographics
Freeform further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 15.

[06/20/16 - 11:23 AM]
ABC's 2016 NBA Finals Game 7 Draws 30.8 Million - Biggest Game Since 1998
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[06/20/16 - 09:51 AM]
Destination America's "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Is Network's Best Series Debut Ever for P2+ and HH
Destination America further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 12.

[06/20/16 - 09:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Conclude on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's coverage of Game 7 easily eclipses the night.

[06/20/16 - 07:16 AM]
Highest-Rated NBA Game Ever on ABC: 18.9 Overnight Rating for NBA Finals Game 7
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.