AMERICA "REDNECK-OGNIZED" WITH TLC'S SERIES PREMIERE OF "HERE COMES HONEY BOO BOO"
--Series premiere of HERE COMES HONEY BOO BOO was watched by 2.2M P2+--
(New York, NY) - She came, she conquered, and with her carefree, tight-knit family by her side, Honey Boo Boo introduced America to Georgia's backyard version of the Olympics: the "Redneck Games." The combined season premieres of TLC's long-anticipated HERE COMES HONEY BOO BOO delivered high ratings for the network on Wednesday night at 10/10:30 PM (ET/PT), garnering a 1.6 HH rating, a 1.7 W18-34 rating, a 1.6 W18-49 rating and a 1.4 W25-54 rating.
The premieres of TLC's HERE COMES HONEY BOO BOO ranked #1 among all ad-supported cable in its time period among W25-54/18-49/18-34 and #2 among HH, P2+ and P25-54/18-49/18-34.
HERE COMES HONEY BOO BOO follows Alana and her family: stay-at-home mom June, chalk-mining dad Sugar Bear, and sisters 12-year-old Lauryn "Pumpkin", 15-year-old Jessica "Chubbs", and 17-year-old pregnant Anna "Chickadee." From family outings to loud and crazy family get-togethers, HERE COMES HONEY BOO BOO takes us off the pageant stage and into the unapologetically-outrageous family life of the Honey Boo Boo clan.
HERE COMES HONEY BOO BOO returns Wednesday at 10 PM (ET/PT) with two all-new episodes.
Source: Nielsen, 8/8/12. Cov Rtg/(000s).