or


[08/08/13 - 02:48 PM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Highest Rated Shark Week Wednesday Night in Its 26 Year History
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 7.

[via press release from Discovery]

DISCOVERY CHANNEL DELIVERS HIGHEST RATED SHARK WEEK WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN ITS 26 YEAR HISTORY

Great White Serial Killer Shatters Wednesday Viewership Records with 3.22 Million Viewers

Discovery's SHARK WEEK broke 26 years of Shark Week Wednesday viewership records last night with the premiere of Great White Serial Killer. This stands as the highest rated and most watched SHARK WEEK Wednesday program in the 26 year history of SHARK WEEK. Discovery was also the #1 cable network among Persons and Men 25-54/18-49 and Persons, Men and Women 18-34, and the #2 network in ALL OF TELEVISION among Men 18-34 delivery during primetime, behind only FOX.

Discovery had the top two cable programs on Wednesday night among Men 25-54 and Persons/Men 18-49 delivery with Great White Serial Killer and Top Ten Sharkdown. The record breaking telecast of Great White Serial Killer at 10PM earned a 2.23 HH / 1.92 P25-54 / 1.82 P18-49 AA% and delivered an average of 3.22 million total viewers P2+. Top Ten Sharkdown at 9PM earned a 1.90 HH / 1.52 P25-54 / 1.52 P18-49 AA% and delivered an average of 2.78 million total viewers P2+. Additionally, Great White Serial Killer was the #1 cable telecast on Wednesday night among Persons, Men and Women 25-54, Persons, Men and Women 18-49 and Persons and Women 18-34, delivery.

Discovery's late night live talk show, Shark After Dark, hosted by comedian Josh Wolf at 11PM, delivered 0.93 HH AA% / 0.74 P25-54 AA% / and 1.01 million total viewers P2+. This telecast beat TBS' Conan, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report, BRAVO's Watch What Happens Live, and E!'s Chelsea Lately in both the Persons 25-54 and Persons 18-49 demos.

SHARK WEEK 2013 continues with new specials airing tonight Thursday, August 8 with Sharkpocalypse at 9PM and Alien Sharks at 10PM. Shark After Dark returns at 11PM with guests comedian Tom Green, wrestler Justin Gabriel, wildlife filmmaker Devon Massyn and conservationist Dr. Greg Stone.

All Times Eastern/Pacific

Shark After Dark is produced for Discovery Channel by Embassy Row and Green Mountain West. Executive Producer for Embassy Row is Michael Davies. Executive Producers for Green Mountain West are Craig Ferguson and Rebecca Tucker. For Discovery, Craig Coffman is Executive Producer with Sydney Clover as Associate Producer.

Great White Serial Killer is produced for Discovery Channel by Shark Entertainment, Inc. and Jeff Kurr is Executive Producer. For Discovery, Julie Meisner Eagle is Executive Producer

Top Ten Sharkdown is produced for Discovery Channel by NHNZ and John Hyde is Executive Producer. For Discovery, John Cavanagh is Executive Producer.

Source: Nielsen. NHI Calendar. 8/7/13. Live+SD AA% and (000).





  [august 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SHARK AFTER DARK (DISCOVERY)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:09 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network More Than Triples Ratings from a Year Ago
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/23/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 2 Powers FOX to Second-Straight Prime Time Victory
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 12:11 PM]
Football Helps ESPN Win the Night 11 Times among all Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/23/14 - 10:41 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats ABC, CBS Late-Night Competition in 18-49, Total Viewers for Week of Oct. 13-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-17.

[10/23/14 - 08:46 AM]
NBC's Wednesday Dramas Finish Within a Tenth of a Rating Point of Last Week's 18-49 Result Despite World Series Competition
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Keeps FOX on Top in Viewers, Demos
Plus: The CW's "Arrow" and ABC's "Nashville" are the only series up week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/23/14 - 08:14 AM]
ABC Is Wednesday's No. 1 Non-Sports Net with the Night's Top 2 Series Telecasts
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 08:55 AM]
NBC Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Network Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.