HGTV DELIVERS 12 CONSECUTIVE MONTHS OF RATINGS GROWTH AND ITS BEST MAY EVER
New York [For Immediate Release - June 2, 2015] After 12 consecutive months of year-over-year ratings growth, HGTV had its best May ever among viewers P25-54 in primetime. Hit series such as Flip or Flop, which is on pace for its best season ever, Lakefront Bargain Hunt, Caribbean Life, and Fixer Upper helped the network average a 0.51 P25-54 primetime rating in May - a 9% ratings increase over 2014. Additionally, HGTV was the #1 cable network in primetime and on weekends (SS 7A-8P) among upscale W25-54. Once again, it also ranked as a Top 10 cable network in primetime -- ranking #8 among P25-54 and #3 among W25-54.
HGTV ended its record-breaking May on a high note when its popular series Fixer Upper drove it to the #1 cable spot among P25-54 and W25-54 prime ratings on Thursday, May 28.
America's leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 96 million U.S. households and HGTV.com, the premier source for home-related inspiration, instruction and entertainment, attracts more than six million people each month. The brand also includes the HGTV HOME(TM) consumer products line which showcases exclusive collections of paint, flooring, lighting, furniture, plants, fabrics and other home-oriented products. For more information on HGTV HOME branded products and to find a retailer, go to www.hgtvhome.com. In partnership with Hearst Magazines, the HGTV Magazine, a home and lifestyle publication, is currently available on newsstands. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).