TRAVEL CHANNEL DELIVERS BEST WEEKLY PRIMETIME P25-54 RATING IN TWO YEARS
NEW YORK (February 17, 2016) - For the week of February 8, Travel Channel posted its best primetime P25-54 rating (.27) in nearly two years - a 30% jump over the same week last year. In addition, the network garnered a .2 P25-34 rating, which was a 25% increase. Wednesday night's 9:00 p.m. episode of "Expedition Unknown," featuring adventurer Josh Gates, was among the series leading the week with a .4 P25-54 rating, giving the night a 60% jump over last year. The 9:00 p.m. episode of "Mysteries at the Castle" on Friday was another strong performer for the week. It delivered a season high rating of .28 among viewers P25-54. The "Mysteries" franchise block on Sunday night, which featured episodes of "Mysteries at the Castle" and "Mysteries at the Museum," also led to huge ratings increases among viewers P25-54 (+150%) and P25-34 (+250%).
TRAVEL CHANNEL is a multiplatform travel lifestyle brand with the core mission of providing inspiring and compelling programming that takes viewers beyond their everyday destinations, making the unfamiliar familiar, whether it's around the world or around the block. A dual feed network that is also available in HD, Travel Channel is the world's leading travel media brand, and is available in over 89 million U.S. cable homes. Owned and operated by Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), Travel Channel has offices in Chevy Chase, Md., and New York, N.Y. Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) also owns and operates HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.