"SISTER WIVES" DRIVES TLC TO #1 FEMALE NETWORK ON SUNDAY NIGHT
- May 2016 Ranks as TLC's Best Monthly Performance Since Beginning Of Year -
(Silver Spring, MD) - TLC ranked as the #1 female network on Sunday nights among W25-54 in May, driven by the season return of SISTER WIVES, which averaged 2.0M P2+ viewers. The network's Sunday night was up double to triple-digits among HH, P2+ and P/W25-54/18-49/18-34 versus 2015.
TLC's Tuesday night line-up also brought in strong numbers with the new season of LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD delivering 1.7M P2+ viewers and new original series OUTDAUGHTERED delivering 1.3M P2+ viewers. On Tuesday nights, TLC was the #4 ad-supported cable network in delivery among W25-54 and W18-49.
May 2016 marked TLC's best monthly performance since January 2016 among W25-54 delivery. In 2016-to-date, TLC is the #10 ad-supported cable network in delivery among W25-54.
Source: Nielsen, May 2016 (04/25/2016 - 05/29/2016); May 2015 (04/27/2015 - 05/31/2015). Prime = 8-11pm. Data based on Program Based Daypart (000s). L+3, Cov Rtg/(000s). 2016 YTD (12/28/15-05/29/16). Female Network = Network more than 60% female.
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.