HGTV'S "BROTHER VS. BROTHER" DELIVERED RECORD-BREAKING SEASON
Ratings Grew Nearly 50% Versus Season Two
New York [For Immediate Release - June 26, 2015] Wednesday's 9 p.m. finale of HGTV's Brother vs. Brother averaged a 0.95 rating among viewers P25-54, making it a top 10 cable program in primetime that night. The popular competition series, which highlighted the fun-filled sibling rivalry of Property Brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott as they vied to renovate and resell two Las Vegas fixer uppers, also was the #1 rated cable program for the night among upscale W25-54. The finale's success helped HGTV garner a top 5 cable network position among viewers P25-54 and among W25-54 on Wednesday night. More than 3.7 million total viewers watched the season finale as Jonathan defeated Drew.
As a result of the strong weekly performance since its premiere, the third season of Brother vs. Brother now ranks as one of the top 3 rated series on HGTV this year. Ratings grew nearly 50% versus season two. Averaging a 0.94 among viewers P25-54, this season is the highest rated season of the series to date. More than 13 million total viewers watched the third season of Brother vs. Brother
"The Brothers have delivered another breakthrough hit, proving once again that our audience can't get enough of Jonathan and Drew," said Allison Page, general manager, HGTV, DIY Network and Great American Country.
Produced by Scott Brothers Entertainment, Brother vs. Brother showcased Jonathan and Drew as they went head-to-head in a series of home improvement challenges. To up the ante, the loser of the challenge faced dares such as dancing in an exotic male revue and wearing an embarrassing costume in the middle of a crowded public place. Online visitors to HGTV.com could check out additional behind-the-scenes footage, exclusive extended cuts and uncensored dares captured by Drew and Jonathan's older brother JD Scott.
The sale of both brothers' renovated homes yielded a profit of $88,888, which will be donated to the Southern Nevada affiliate of HGTV's longtime charitable partner, Rebuilding Together, a national organization that transforms the lives of low-income homeowners by providing critical home repairs to improve the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing the communities in which they live.
Jonathan and Drew Scott are hosts/executive producers of Brother vs. Brother. They also star in HGTV's hit series Property Brothers and Buying & Selling. Their new series, Property Brothers at Home on the Ranch (wt), will premiere on HGTV in fall 2015.
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).
About Scott Brothers Entertainment
A multifaceted company, Scott Brothers Entertainment develops cutting-edge original entertainment for television and other platforms. Headed by film, television and digital media producers and brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, Scott Brothers Entertainment is dedicated to producing innovative content for U.S., Canadian, and international markets. Current productions from Scott Brothers Entertainment include Property Brothers at Home on the Ranch (w.t.) and Brother vs. Brother as well as HGTV Insider, a behind-the-scenes digital series hosted by JD Scott. For more on Scott Brothers Entertainment: http://www.sbentertainment.com/. Follow Scott Brothers Entertainment on Twitter: @thescottbros. Like Scott Brothers Entertainment on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheScottBrothers.