SCIENCE CHANNEL SPRINGS INTO ACTION WITH HIGHEST RATED MARCH IN ITS HISTORY
Network Also Hits First Quarter High Marks In Primetime and Total Day
(New York) - Science Channel enjoyed its highest rated March ever in Primetime with Adults and Women 25-54, and in Total Viewers P2+. The strong March performance boosted the network to its best first quarter in its history in Primetime in Total Viewers P2+ and Men 25-54. In total day, first quarter 2018 was Science Channel's highest rated ever in Adults/Men/Women 25-54 as well as Total Viewers P2+.
Overall, for the month of March vs. March 2017, Science Channel saw double digit growth in Primetime in Adults 25-54 (+21%), Men 25-54 (+24%), Women 25-54 (+15%), and Total Viewers 2+ (+26%). In Total Day, March 2018 was the highest rated March in network history among Adults and Women 25-54, which marks 10 straight months of Total Day year over ratings growth with Adults 25-54.
In the first quarter among Adults 25-54, Science Channel saw a ratings increase of +10% vs. 2017, the fourth straight quarter to see year over year ratings growth.
Source: Nielsen, L+3, Time Period Data Based on Coverage Ratings.
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