TLC'S "SISTER WIVES" DELIVERS SUPERSIZED RATINGS
- Highest-Rated Season Premiere With W25-54 Since December 2013 -
- Season Premiere Averaged 2.2M P2+ Viewers and was TLC's #1 Telecast of 2016 -
(Silver Spring, MD) - Sunday night's season premiere of TLC's SISTER WIVES pulled in 2.2M P2+ viewers and brought in a 2.0 rating with W25-54 in L+3 ratings, making it SISTER WIVES' highest-rated season premiere with the demo since December 2013 and the network's highest-rated telecast of 2016 to-date. Viewers tuned in to watch the Brown family open up like never before as they begin to celebrate milestone moments such as marriages and births, yet work through serious family struggles. The episode ranked #2 in its ad-supported cable time period with W25-54, behind AMC's Fear the Walking Dead.
On this week's episode of SISTER WIVES on Sunday, May 15th at 8/7c, Meri and Janelle attempt to work through their issues in therapy, and Janelle is nervous that the session might open up old wounds that she wants to keep buried in the past. Meanwhile, Christine's daughters Mykelti and Aspyn are leaving the apartment and going their separate ways. Aspyn is moving back home, but she's moving in with Robyn! And, Mykelti is leaving college to move to Utah to work in a pawn shop. With Robyn's due date just weeks away, the Browns go all out to celebrate the coming birth of the family's eighteenth child.
Offering remarkably relatable real-life stories without judgment, TLC shares everyday heart, humor, hope, and human connection with programming genres that include fascinating families, heartwarming transformations, and life's milestone moments. In 2015, TLC was a top 10 cable network with women and had 26 series averaging 1 million P2+ viewers or more.
TLC is a global brand available in more than 92 million homes in the US and 332 million households in 186 markets internationally. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites and exclusive original video content. Fans can also interact with TLC through social media on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and @TLC on Twitter as well as On Demand services, YouTube and mobile platforms. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching 3 billion cumulative viewers in 220 countries and territories.