INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY'S HIT SERIES "DISAPPEARED" RETURNS AFTER THREE-YEAR HIATUS WITH SERIES' BEST PREMIERE EVER, DELIVERING OVER 1 MILLION VIEWERS
(Silver Spring, Md.) - After a call to action from viewers pressing for new episodes, Investigation Discovery (ID) revived its missing persons series DISAPPEARED for a seventh season after more than a three-year hiatus. For L+3 viewing, the season 7 premiere on Monday, April 11 was the series' highest delivering premiere ever for P2+ (1.054 million) and HH (886k). It was also the 2nd highest delivering premiere for the series ever among P25-54 (508k).
Produced by NBC News' award-winning production arm Peacock Productions, each episode of DISAPPEARED takes viewers inside the world of a family holding out hope that their missing loved one will be found. Cinematic recreations and poignant interviews with families, friends and law enforcement paint the picture of a missing person's last known whereabouts. Each episode concludes with a call to action asking viewers to share fresh leads or new information to reinvigorate cases for law enforcement.
DISAPPEARED is produced for Investigation Discovery by NBC News' Peacock Productions with Elizabeth Fischer and Knute Walker as executive producers and Sharon Scott is the president and general manager of Peacock Productions. For Investigation Discovery, Lorna Thomas is executive producer, Sara Kozak is senior vice president of production, Kevin Bennett is general manager, and Henry Schleiff is Group President.
About Investigation Discovery
Investigation Discovery (ID) is the leading mystery-and-suspense network on television. From harrowing crimes and salacious scandals to the in-depth investigations and heart-breaking mysteries that result, the "always revealing" network challenges our everyday understanding of culture, society and the human condition. One of our nation's fastest growing cable networks, ID delivers the highest-quality programming to more than 85 million U.S. households and is available in both high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD). For more information, please visit InvestigationDiscovery.com, facebook.com/InvestigationDiscovery, or twitter.com/DiscoveryID. Investigation Discovery 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.
Source: Nielsen, 1/27/08-4/13/16, L+3 data, Program Based data, Prime (Mon-Su 8p-11p).