TRAVEL CHANNEL'S 'MAN V. FOOD' PREMIERES WITH WINNING RATINGS
NEW YORK (August 9, 2017) - Travel Channel's "Man v. Food" premiered with back-to-back episodes on Monday, August 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and posted strong gains over year-ago ratings in its time slot (+43%). The 9:30 p.m. episode was a top 20 cable show for the time slot among all demographic groups and attracted more than 960,000 viewers on Monday night. New "Man v. Food" host Casey Webb is in search of gastronomic glory - crisscrossing America to conquer our country's biggest and boldest eating challenges.
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