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
[04/20/15 - 10:35 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: Despite Easter Sunday Pre-Emptions, ABC Still Had 6 of the Week's Top 10 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 30-April 5.

[04/20/15 - 09:52 AM]
The "50th Academy of Country Music Awards" Delivers Its Largest Audience Since 1998
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/20/15 - 09:08 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "SHIELD" Emerges as the #1 Program in Tuesday's 9pm Hour in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/20/15 - 08:44 AM]
"A.D. The Bible Continues" Is the Night's #1 Scripted Series in Total Viewers on the Big 4 Nets
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/20/15 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" Win Big for CBS
The Eye's annual telecast leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/20/15 - 08:34 AM]
ABC's Takes Second on Sunday with a 17% Increase Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/20/15 - 08:30 AM]
NBA Playoffs on ABC: Cleveland Cavaliers-Boston Celtics Delivers Third-Highest Rated First Round Game 1 Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/19/15 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NHL, UFC Top Demos for NBC, FOX
Coverage of the NHL Playoffs and UFC on FOX lead the night among adults 18-49.

[04/19/15 - 08:37 AM]
NBC Sports Coverage of Stanley Cup Playoff Hockey Ties for the Nightlong Win in Adults 18-49 Among the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 18.

[04/18/15 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Second Consecutive Week with "Shark Tank"
Plus: The CW's new Friday lineup opens on par with its offerings from a year ago.

[04/18/15 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Dominates Friday with the Top 3 Shows for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/18/15 - 08:43 AM]
"Grimm" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Spikes 62% to Move Ahead of NBC's "A.D." in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in the Thursday 10 P.M. Hour in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.