RAW REAL-LIFE MOMENTS RESONATE WITH VIEWERS IN TLC's "THIS IS LIFE LIVE"
--Unprecedented Four-Night LIVE Television Event
Premiered on April 23 Delivering More Than 2.1M Total Viewers--
TLC's largest live undertaking in the history of the network, THIS IS LIFE LIVE averaged 1.6M P2+ viewers and was a top 5 Primetime network for the four consecutive nights with W25-54.
The series debut on Sunday night ranked #1 in its timeslot with W25-54, helping make Sunday the most watched night in a year and a half with 2.3 P2+ viewers.
On Twitter, fans reacted to the stories and live moments featured in the show using the hashtag #ThisIsLifeLive. As result of these engagements, the #ThisIsLifeLive hashtag reached over 125 million users over the course of the 4-day event.
Immediately following each episode of THIS IS LIFE LIVE, Lisa Joyner hosted an After Show on Facebook Live. Fans of the show were able to continue the live experience they witnessed on television on TLC's Facebook and ask questions in real-time to the featured participants. The four After Shows garnered more than 1.9 million impressions and over 15,000 reactions, comments, and shares on Facebook.
THIS IS LIFE LIVE is produced for TLC by Fly on the Wall Entertainment
ABOUT THIS IS LIFE LIVE
TLC captured awe inspiring, shocking and emotional real moments LIVE in an unprecedented four-night television event. THIS IS LIFE LIVE went inside the lives of families across the country to deliver life altering moments as they unfolded in real time. Hosted by Lisa Joyner, host of TLC's Long Lost Family, and award-winning film and television producer DeVon Franklin, this groundbreaking event followed the personal journeys of families about to experience an extraordinary circumstance on LIVE television.
Going live from different locations across the country, every episode shared two unique stories of families and their loved ones as they experienced an epic, pivotal moment. Every hour revealed compelling and dramatic stories with the twists, turns and huge surprises that happened along the way. From seeing a man attempt to walk down the aisle for his wedding after a terrible accident to watching siblings being reunited and witnessing the miracle of a deaf parent hearing a child say "I love you," viewers witnessed in unforgettable, personal and life-changing moments as they happen LIVE.
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 in 220 countries and territories. 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.