SCIENCE CHANNEL DELIVERS ITS HIGHEST RATED THIRD QUARTER EVER AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS
Network Also Matches Its Highest Rated September Among Total Viewers
(New York) - Science Channel continued its ratings successes of 2017 by setting a new Primetime record with its highest rated 3Q ever among Total Viewers P2+. In Primetime among Adults 25-54, the network tied for its highest rated 3Q ever, while being up +6% over 3Q16. The network also closed out 3Q17 with the highest rated September in its history in Primetime among Total Viewers P2+.
In total day, 3Q17 ranked as Science Channel's highest rated ever among Adults and Women 25-54, up +9% and +13% over 3Q16. The third quarter was highlighted by Science Channel's LIVE coverage of the Great American Eclipse from 12-2pm on August 21, which averaged one million P2+ viewers, making it the most watched telecast ever on the network.
In Primetime, September 2017, Science Channel was up in key demos over last year, +6%/+5%/+17% with Adults/Men/Women 25-54. This growth was driven by strong Saturday nights, up +69% with Adults 25-54 over 2016, led by freshman series MYSTERIES OF THE MISSING.
Source: Nielsen, L+3, Time Period Data Based on Coverage Ratings.