GSN COMPLETES MOST-WATCHED 3RD QUARTER EVER IN PRIMETIME AND TOTAL DAY IN KEY DEMOS
Cable Network Sees New Highs In P18-49, W18-49, P25-54 and W25-54
October 1, 2015 (Santa Monica, CA) - GSN, the leader in game shows and competitive entertainment, announced today that its third quarter (July, August, September) was the network's most-watched quarter in its 20-year history, in Primetime (8p-11p) and Total Day in all key demos: Total Viewers, P18-49, W18-49, P25-54 and W25-54. It was also their highest quarter ever in Total Day with P18-49 and W18-49.
The month of September was also a high water mark for the cable network, as it saw its best-ever September in history. This continues a trend where GSN has had its highest-rated month ever for total day in 8 of 9 months in 2015. New highs were seen in September in all key demos in Total Day, including Total Viewers, P18-49, W18-49, P25-54 and W25-54. The Primetime daypart schedule also reached new highs in September in P18-49, W18-49, P25-54 and W25-54.
The network achieved these milestones through the strength of its original programming across the three-month period, including SKIN WARS, IDIOTEST, THE CHASE, CHAIN REACTION and newest series STEAMPUNK'D, as well as syndicated favorite FAMILY FEUD. Compared to last year, GSN's Q3 primetime numbers are up 44% in W18-49, 31% in W25-54, 54% in P18-49 and 30% in P25-54.
*Source: Nielsen NPower: Ratings Program Report based on L+3 data. Total Day M-Su 6A-6A and Primetime M-Su 8P-11P.
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