TLC FINISHES OUT 3Q17 WITH HIGHEST RATINGS IN THREE YEARS AMONG KEY DEMOS & TOP CABLE NETWORK ON SUNDAYS FOR WOMEN
(Silver Spring, MD) - TLC kicks off a strong Fall season ending 3Q with the highest ratings in three years and as the #1 ad-supported cable network in delivery on Sunday night with W25-54, W18-49 and W18-34. It was also #1 with P25-54 and P18-49 on Sundays. In 3Q 2017, TLC was up double-digits in ratings versus year ago in Prime among all key Women - W25-54 (+21%), W18-49 (+12%), W18-34 (+10%).
Driving the Sunday night success is TLC's popular 90 Day franchise including season two of 90 DAY FIANCÉ: HAPPILY EVERY AFTER? and it's sister spinoff series 90 DAY FIANCÉ: BEFORE THE 90 DAYS. HAPPILY EVER AFTER averaged a 1.5 W25-54 rating and 1.8M P2+ viewers and ranked #1 in its time slot with P/W25-54/18-49/18-34 and P2+ viewers. Season one to-date of 90 DAY FIANCÉ: BEFORE THE 90 DAYS is averaging a 1.6 W25-54 rating and 2.0M P2+ viewers earning it TLC's #1 freshman series of 2017 to-date with W25-54.
In 2017-to-date, TLC is the fastest growing female network with W25-54 up +16% from last year.
TLC was the #6 most social cable reality series network in primetime led by Counting On, OutDaughtered, and the 90 Day Fiancé franchise. (Source: Nielsen Social, 6/26/17-9/24/17)
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 #6 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 271 million households around the world. Viewers can enjoy their favorite shows anytime, anywhere through TLC GO - 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 more than 220 countries and territories to satisfy curiosity and captivate superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids content brands.