AMERICAN HEROES CHANNEL HAS BEST JANUARY EVER IN PRIME DELIVERY
(Silver Spring, Md.) - American Heroes Channel (AHC) had its best January ever* in Prime delivery among P2+ and HH. The network rang in the new year demonstrating its 23rd consecutive month of year-over-year Total Day delivery gains among P2+ and HH; while demonstrating its 15th consecutive month of year-over-year Prime delivery gains among HH.**
In honor of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, AHC presented the network premiere of Stephen Spielberg's Academy award-winning film, SCHINDLER'S LIST on Sunday, January 25 at 8PM ET, without commercial interruption, as part of a partnership between Discovery Communications, Inc. and the University of Southern California's (USC) Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education, established by Spielberg. The special presentation propelled AHC to its best night ever in Prime delivery in all key demos, achieving its best Prime delivery ever for any telecast among P2+, HH and W25-54.
Premieres of the AHC original series AMERICA: FACTS VS. FICTION continues to be a driving force of the network. Currently, the show is up double-digits vs. January Prime delivery among P2+ (53%), HH (+54%), P25-54 (+39%) and M25-54 (+50%). The mini-series, PATRIOTS RISING: AMERICAN REVOLUTION has been another contributing factor for AHC ratings gains in January, with telecasts recognizing double-digit growth vs. January Prime average among P2+ (82%), HH (66%), P25-54 (+79%) and M25-54 (+48%).
January 2015 vs. January 2014: Primetime Delivery
HH +7% (186k vs. 174k)
P2+ +1% (228k vs. 225k)
January 2015 vs. January 2014: Total Day Delivery
HH +11% (133k vs. 120k)
P2+ +6% (154k vs. 145k)
About American Heroes Channel
American Heroes Channel (AHC) is a network from Discovery Communications that tells timeless stories in which a challenge appears - be it a situation or a villain - and a hero arises. Currently in 60 million homes, AHC provides a rare glimpse into major events that shaped our world, visionary leaders and unexpected heroes who made a difference, and the great defenders of our freedom. For more information, please visit AHCtv.com, facebook.com/AHCtelevision, or Twitter.com/AHC_TV . American Heroes Channel is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's #1 pay-tv programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.
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*Network launched in January 2005 as Military Channel
** Source: Nielsen, NHI Calendar, 12/27/04-1/25/15, L+SD, Time Period Averages, Prime (M-Su 8p-11p), Total Day (M-Su 6a-6a).