HISTORY'S "THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND" DELIVERS SERIES HIGH 3.8 MILLION VIEWERS IN SEASON FOUR FINALE
"The Curse of Oak Island" Ranks As Cable's #1 Original Series On Tuesday Nights In All Key Demos
New York, NY - February 23, 2017 - The Season Four finale of HISTORY's hit unscripted series "The Curse of Oak Island" reached series highs with 3.8 million Total Viewers and 1.6 million Adults 25-54 on Tuesday night, according to Nielsen Media Research (Live+SD). Overall, "The Curse of Oak Island's" fourth season was the show's strongest ever in Total Viewers (3.2 million, +9% compared to Season 3) and key demos including Adults 25-54 (1.4 million, +6%), Adults 18-49 (1.1 million, +1%) and Men 25-54 (862,000, +5%). During Season Four, "The Curse of Oak Island" ranked as all of cable's #1 original series on Tuesday nights in all key demos, including Adults 25-54, Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers (Live+SD, excluding sports, news, repeats and miniseries).
"We are proud of the compelling, creative progression of 'The Curse of Oak Island' and its continued growth," said Jana Bennett, President and General Manager, HISTORY. "The passionate and authentic story-telling of Rick and Marty Lagina as they strive to solve one of the world's most intriguing, unsolved mysteries is what resonates most with our viewers and keeps them coming back for more week after week."
The series follows brothers Rick and Marty Lagina as they pursue their lifelong dream of solving the 221-year Oak Island mystery. With a manmade hole - the Money Pit - first discovered by three teenage boys in the late 1700's, the island is believed to be hiding a chest full of valuable items, and Rick and Marty are the most recent explorers up for the challenge of uncovering what really could be hidden on Oak Island.
"The Curse of Oak Island" is produced for HISTORY by Prometheus Entertainment. Kevin Burns, Joe Lessard and Kim Sheerin serve as executive producers for Prometheus. Matt Ginsburg and Michael Stiller are executive producers for HISTORY.
HISTORY(R), now reaching more than 96 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across all platforms. The network's all-original programming slate features a roster of signature series including "Pawn Stars," "American Pickers," "Swamp People," "Alone" as well as the hit drama series "Vikings." The HISTORY website is located at history.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/history and Facebook at facebook.com/history.