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INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY SHATTERS NETWORK RECORDS WITH THE NEW SEASON PREMIERE OF HOMICIDE HUNTER: LT. JOE KENDA,
DELIVERING 3.8 MILLION VIEWERS P2+ AND MAKING IT A TOP FIVE CABLE PROGRAM IN ITS TIME PERIOD
-- All-New Episodes of HOMICIDE HUNTER: LT. JOE KENDA Air Tuesdays at 10/9c on ID -
(Silver Spring, Md.) - Investigation Discovery (ID), America's #1 mystery and suspense network, broke network ratings records with the season five premiere of HOMICIDE HUNTER: LT. JOE KENDA. For Live +3, the new season premiere reached more than 3.8 million P2+ viewers and more than 1.5 million P25-54 viewers,1 positioning ID as the #5 network in its time period among ad-supported cable for P2+ and W25-54 delivery, and the #4 network among HH.2
An ID fan favorite, the season premiere of HOMICIDE HUNTER on Tuesday, August 18 at 10/9c broke ID's record for best Prime telecast in network history for delivery among P2+ (1.86 million) and HH (1.562 million).3 Premiere night also was ID's best night ever in delivery among P2+ (1.495 million) and HH (1.218 million). 4 In HOMICIDE HUNTER, retired homicide detective Lt. Joe Kenda revisits the most harrowing case files still haunting him today, with new episodes airing Tuesdays at 10/9c only on Investigation Discovery.
Transcending television screens, true crime fans are crazy for Kenda's unique flair for storytelling, translating into the successful podcast, DETECTIVE. This bi-weekly podcast delves into Kenda's case files, entrancing listeners with chilling and vivid details forever ingrained in his memory. The premiere episode of DETECTIVE reached the #2 spot on iTunes' News & Politics podcasts (only behind Serial), and went as high as the #5 podcast on iTunes overall. A new installment will be released tomorrow, Tuesday, August 25, and will continue to be released on iTunes and at CrimeFeed.com.
ABOUT HOMICIDE HUNTER
In HOMICIDE HUNTER, Lt. Joe Kenda, a veteran of the Colorado Springs Police Department, with one of the highest case closure rates in the country, reveals chilling memories of murders that still haunt him today. After 21 years of catching killers in the violent crimes department, Lieutenant Kenda has memories that 19 years of retirement - and even the best therapist in the country - can't bury. In HOMICIDE HUNTER, Lt. Kenda re-opens his "Murder Books" for viewers to revisit each case, his beats, and the crime-solving process. New episodes of HOMICIDE HUNTER air Tuesdays at 10/9c on Investigation Discovery.
ABOUT DETECTIVE PODCAST
ID's DETECTIVE is a bi-weekly podcast that delves into the case files of an actual true detective, revealing juicy tidbits and shocking insights from unforgettable investigations and defining moments in his or her career. An anthology style format, the podcast will focus on a new investigator each season, with the inaugural series kicked off by homicide detective Lt. Joe Kenda. Each week, with his slow, intense, deliberate drawl and cool, no-nonsense demeanor, Lt. Kenda recounts the most disturbing cases still haunting him today. 20-minute installments of DETECTIVE are released every other Tuesday over the course of 20 weeks on iTunes and CrimeFeed.com.
HOMICIDE HUNTER: LT. JOE KENDA is produced for Investigation Discovery by Jupiter Entertainment. For Jupiter, Stephen Land is executive producer and Todd Moss is co-executive producer. For Investigation Discovery, Thomas Cutler is senior executive producer, Sara Kozak is senior vice president of production, Kevin Bennett is general manager, and Henry Schleiff is Group President.
ABOUT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY
Investigation Discovery (ID) is the leading mystery-and-suspense network on television and America's favorite "guilty pleasure." From harrowing crimes and salacious scandals to the in-depth investigations and heart-breaking mysteries that result, ID challenges our everyday understanding of culture, society and the human condition. One of our nation's fastest growing cable networks, ID delivers the highest-quality programming to more than 86 million U.S. households and is available in both high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD). For more information, please visit InvestigationDiscovery.com, facebook.com/InvestigationDiscovery, or twitter.com/DiscoveryID. Investigation Discovery is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.
1 Source: Nielsen, 8/18/15, L+3 Day data, Prime (10p-11p) & Late Night (1a-2a) combo, P2+ and P25-54 cumes, one-minute qualifier.
2 Source: Nielsen, 8/18/15, 10p-11p, Live+3 Day data, Delivery (000s), Time Period Averages, Ad-supported cable.
3 Source: Nielsen, 1/27/08-8/18/15, Live+3 Day data, Program Based Dayparts, Prime (Mon-Su 8p-11p).
4 Source: Nielsen, 1/27/08-8/18/15, L+3 Day data, Time Period Averages, Prime (M-Su 8p-11p).