TLC ENDS 1Q2017 AS ITS HIGHEST RATED QUARTER IN TWO YEARS
-Wednesdays Highest Rated Quarter Ever Among W25-54 and P2+Viewers-
Continuing its strong fall momentum into the new year, first quarter 2017 marked TLC's highest rated quarter in Primetime in two years with W25-54 and W18-49. The network is up nearly 20%, in primetime versus year ago and is ranked the #7 ad supported cable network among W25-54. TLC was also up double-digits versus year ago with W18-49 up +15% and W18-34 up +24%.
TLC's first quarter success was driven by several key series hitting rating highs in their most current season with W25-54, including Too Close to Home, OutDaughtered, My 600lb Life, My Big Fat Fabulous Life, Long Lost Family and Skin Tight. In addition, TLC tentpole series' Sister Wives, Little People, Big World and Long Island Medium ratings were up versus their previous season.
In addition, TLC's Wednesdays earned its highest rated quarter ever among W25-54 and most watched P2+ viewers driven by Too Close to Home, My 600lb Life and Skin Tight.
Source: Nielsen, 1Q17 (12/26/16-3/26/17), 1Q16 (12/28/15-3/27/16) and 4Q16 (10/26/16-12/25/16). Includes Ties. L+3 Cov Rtg/000s.
Offering remarkable 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 2017 to-date, TLC ranks as the #7 ad-supported cable network in Prime among W25-54.
TLC is a global brand available in more than 89 million homes in the US and 325 million households globally. Viewers can enjoy their favorite shows anytime, anywhere through TLCGO-the network's TVE offering featuring live and on demand access to complete seasons. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites and exclusive original video content. Fans can also interact with TLC on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and Pinterest. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), reaching 3 billion cumulative viewers in 220 countries and territories to satisfy curiosity and engage superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, sports and kids programming brands.