TLC DELIVERS "BIG FAT FABULOUS" RATINGS ON TUESDAY NIGHT
(Los Angeles, Ca.) - Big broods and big personalities paid off for TLC on Tuesday night (1/13/15). KATE PLUS EIGHT returned with 1.8M P2+ viewers and a 1.4 W18-49 rating, up double digits over its most recent special this summer (6/26/14). The series premiere of MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE averaged over 1.3M P2+ viewers and a 1.1 W18-49 rating, ranking #1 in its 10PM timeslot. The combined premieres drove TLC to rank #2 on the night beating Bravo and Lifetime.
Keep up with Kate, Whitney and their families Tuesday nights with all new episodes of KATE PLUS EIGHT and MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE. Next week at 9PM ET/PT, the Gosselin family vacation continues. Overcoming fears of seasickness, the family boards a boat and learns to trap lobsters. Later, there are crew lessons, shopping for souvenirs, a day at the beach, and per tradition, an ice cream family dinner. At 10PM ET/PT, Whitney is working hard to make her "Big Girl" dance classes a success, but just as things are looking up, the hateful jeers of a complete stranger deliver her a crushing blow.
Offering remarkably relatable real-life stories without judgment, the network celebrates the reality that "everyone needs a little TLC." TLC's hit series share everyday heart, humor, hope, and human connection with programming genres that include fascinating families, heartwarming transformations, and life's milestone moments such as wedding-themed programs anchored by Say Yes To The Dress. In the first half of 2014, TLC had 25 series averaging 1 million P2+ viewers or more, including six series that averaged 2 million P2+ viewers or more: The Little Couple, 19 Kids and Counting, Return to Amish, Sister Wives, Long Island Medium, and 90 Day Fiancé.
TLC is a global brand available in more than 95 million homes in the US and 352 million households in 185 markets internationally. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites, exclusive video content, and original editorial. Fans can also interact with TLC through social media on Facebook, Instagram, and @TLC on Twitter as well as On Demand services and mobile platforms. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA,DISCB, DISCK), the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories.