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Discovery Channel's "American Chopper" Ends Its Series Run with Supersized Episodes and Viewership Highs
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of December 10-16 plus Monday, December 17.

[via press release from Discovery]


Supersized Episodes Grab 2.5 and 3.9 million viewers as Series Finale Earns 2 Million Viewers

Discovery Channel aired two super-sized episodes of AMERICAN CHOPPER on December 10 and 11 as part of Discovery's "Mega Week" of premieres, in the lead up to last night's series finale of AMERCIAN CHOPPER.

A supersized episode of AMERICAN CHOPPER, "AMERICAN CHOPPER LIVE: THE ROAD TO REVENGE", aired on Monday Dec. 10 and earned a 1.83 HH rating and a 1.62 P25-54 delivering 2.52 million viewers P2+ making it the #1 cable program (excluding sports) among P/M25-54 and M18-49 demos. Another supersized episode, "AMERICAN CHOPPER LIVE: THE REVENGE", aired the following night and earned a 2.77 HH rating and a 2.51 P25-54 rating delivering 3.91 million total viewers P2+, making it the #1 television program, no exclusions, among Men 18-49 and Men 18-34.

The series finale of AMERICAN CHOPPER on Dec. 17 earned 1.56 HH, 1.27 P25-54 with 2 million total viewers P2+. The episode was #4 on cable for the night in Persons and Men 25-54 delivery, and outperformed several broadcast television series in male viewers, including ABC's "Castle" and "Extreme Makeover", and "Family Guy" on FOX.

AMERICAN CHOPPER is produced for Discovery Channel by Pilgrim Studios. Craig Piligian, Ralph Wikke and Mitch Rosa are executive producers for Pilgrim Studios, and Christo Doyle is executive producer for Discovery Channel.

  [december 2012]  


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