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[10/30/17 - 10:25 AM]
"Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials" Ranks as One of Travel Channel's Highest-Rated Shows of 2017
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of October to date.

[via press release from Travel Channel]

TRAVEL CHANNEL'S FOUR-PART SPECIAL 'EXPEDITION UNKNOWN: HUNT FOR EXTRATERRESTRIALS' CULMINATES AS ONE OF NETWORK'S HIGHEST-RATED SHOWS OF 2017

NEW YORK (October 30, 2017) - Travel Channel's four-part special event "Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials," featuring explorer and adventurer Josh Gates, generated out-of-this-world ratings success for the network, ranking as one of the highest-rated shows on Travel Channel this year. More than 6.1 million viewers tuned in during the mini-series' run. Airing on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT over four weeks, the series rated 76 percent above the network's prime average.

Additionally, "Expedition Unknown: After the Hunt," which premiered at 10 p.m. ET/PT as a four-part series of after-show companion specials, drew in over 3.6 million viewers, generating a 38 percent ratings increase from its year-ago timeslot levels.

"Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials" traced Gates' epic journey across North America, South America, Africa and Europe on his search for evidence of life beyond our planet and the truth behind longstanding extraterrestrial legends. In "Expedition Unknown: After the Hunt," Gates and his team revisited his journey in a candid, behind-the-scenes forum, as they dug deeper into their astounding findings.

ABOUT TRAVEL CHANNEL

For virtual and active travelers who want to go on a thrilling quest; taste other cultures; enjoy the mystery of the unexplored; get a dose of epic adventure or a splash of wacky fun; there is no better daily escape than Travel Channel. Reaching more than 83 million U.S. cable homes, Travel Channel is the world's leading travel media brand. Fans also can visit Travel Channel for more information or interact with other fans through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Travel Channel is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.





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