or


[04/03/15 - 11:51 AM]
Discovery Channel Sets Ratings and Viewership Records in 1Q15 with Best Quarter Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2015.

[via press release from Discovery]

DISCOVERY CHANNEL SETS RATINGS AND VIEWERSHIP RECORDS IN 1Q15 WITH BEST QUARTER EVER

Broad and Wide-Reaching Audiences Pushes GOLD RUSH to #1 on Cable Among Persons and Men, #7 Among Women in 1Q15

Discovery Channel had its best quarter in the history of the network during Prime Time in 1Q15 in both Total Viewers P2+ delivery and Persons 25-54 rating. Discovery also showed increases in a wide range of demos vs. 1Q14, while GOLD RUSH topped all unscripted shows in key demos on cable for the quarter and was #2 unscripted series in all of television among Men 25-54 for the quarter behind only The Voice.

1Q15 Prime Time finished with Discovery Channel delivering 1.652 Total Viewers P2+ (up 9% vs. 1Q14) with 0.843 Persons 25-54 rating (up +4% vs. 1Q14). Discovery Channel also finished as 1Q15's #5 cable network in Prime Time among Persons 25-54.

Discovery's Prime Time ratings growth was balanced between both Men and Women, up 4% each among Men 25-54 and Women 25-54, vs. 1Q14. In addition, the network made major strides in a wide range of demos including millennials, core viewers, kids, and families as the network climbed the demo rankers among Women 25-54 (#12 for the quarter, up 5 ranking positions), Persons 18-34 (#10, up 5 positions) and Persons 6-11 (#12, up 8 positions) vs. 1Q14.

GOLD RUSH completed first quarter as the #1 unscripted show on cable with Persons 25-54 and 18-49 and Men 25-54/18-49/18-34 while it grabbed #7 on cable for the quarter among Women 25-54. GOLD RUSH was also the #2 unscripted series in all of television for Men 25-54/18-49/18-34 behind only The Voice.

Also in 1Q15, ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE was a top 3 unscripted show on cable in 1Q15 with HH (#2), Persons 25-54 (#3), Men 25-54 (#2), Men 18-49 (#2), Men 18-34 (#3) and Total Viewers P2+ (#2) delivery. It also ranked among the Top 10 among Women 25-54 for the quarter (#9).

Among the top 10 unscripted shows in 1Q15, Discovery claimed 3 among Persons 25-54 (GOLD RUSH, ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE and STREET OUTLAWS), 5 among Men 25-54 (GOLD RUSH, ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE, STREET OUTLAWS, BERING SEA GOLD and MOONSHINERS) and two among Women 25-54 (GOLD RUSH and ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE).

Source: Nielsen NPOWER, Prime Mon-Sun 8-11pm, Live+3 Days (+75 Hours), time period data for network rank, program rank excludes repeats and < 1 telecast





  [april 2015]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE (DISCOVERY)
· BERING SEA GOLD (DISCOVERY)
· GOLD RUSH (DISCOVERY)
· MOONSHINERS (DISCOVERY)
· STREET OUTLAWS (DISCOVERY)
· VOICE, THE (NBC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[02/26/21 - 12:48 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Becomes #1 Most-Watched Scripted Series of 2021
Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 21.

[02/23/21 - 01:19 PM]
BET Continues Its Ratings Takeover with Close to 3 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to Tyler Perry's Slate of Engaging Originals During Last Tuesday Night's Television Event
On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights season three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.

[02/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
"Daughter from Another Mother": Connecting 23 Million Households Through Dramedy
Since launching in January, 23 million households chose to watch the series during its first 28 days.

[02/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/19/21 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Demo Honors
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" and the Alphabet's "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" lead a competitive Thursday.

[02/18/21 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Keep NBC on Top
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/17/21 - 08:42 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Claim Demo Honors
The network's new lineup holds off the competition among adults 18-49.

[02/16/21 - 09:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Claims Demo Crown for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX is the most-watched network overall.

[02/15/21 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Return Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/14/21 - 09:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" wins the night among adults 18-49.

[02/13/21 - 09:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demo Race with "Shark Tank"
CBS and its mainstay "Blue Bloods" however remain the most-watched overall on the night.

[02/12/21 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX All Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" tops the night in adults 18-49.

[02/11/21 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Trio Keeps NBC on Top
The network easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/10/21 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Both Viewers, Demos
A new "NCIS" helps the Eye pull in front among said categories.

[02/09/21 - 05:10 PM]
"Puppy Bowl XVII" Takes the Gridiron to Deliver Double-Digit Year Over Year Ratings Gains
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 7.