USA NETWORK GREENLIGHTS "CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST" FOR SEASON 5 AND ADDS SIX MORE EPISODES TO SEASON 4
First Half of Season 4 Delivered Best Season Yet,
Averaging Over 2.6 Million Total Viewers Each Week
NEW YORK - July 7, 2016 - USA Network has extended its commitment to America's favorite family, with a 12-episode Season 5 pick-up of the original hit reality series CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST. The network is also adding six additional episodes to Season 4 - bringing the fourth season order total to 26 episodes.
The first half of Season 4 of CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST, which aired between March 8 and June 14, delivered the series' best season yet among Adults 18-49 (1.4MM, up +3% vs. S3), Adults 25-54 (1.5MM, up +3% vs. S3),Adults 18-34 (703K, up +7% vs. S3) and total viewers (2.6MM, tying S3), in Live+7 data. The breakout series also ranked as the #1 cable unscripted series in its timeslot year-to-date in these demos, and the #2 cable series in its timeslot among Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-34 (behind only FX's "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.")
Fourteen all-new episodes of Season 4 - more family focused than ever before - will return to the network this fall, with Season 5 slated to premiere in 2017.
Since the beginning, the "Patriarch of Perfection" Todd Chrisley and his beloved family have been a buzzy break-out hit, garnering a passionate and loyal fan following. In 2016, for a second consecutive year, the series took home the NATPE Reality Breakthrough Award in the best "Docusoap" category.
All episodes from the previous seasons of CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST are currently available on video on demand and on USANetwork.com, where fans can also access exclusive un-aired scenes, games, family interviews, and GIF galleries.
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST is produced by Maverick TV and All3Media America, with Adam Greener, Simon Knight, Jim Sayer, Greg Lipstone, Perry Dance, Ted Iredell and Todd Chrisley serving as executive producers. Annie Kate Pons serves as supervising producer.
About USA Network:
USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, offers a powerful stable of dramatic, comedic and unscripted originals in more than 102 million U.S. homes. The network also features spectacular live television, a dynamic portfolio of acquired series and the best in blockbuster theatrical films and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. USA's award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Watch USA Network anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs.
About Maverick Television / All3Media America:
A division of All3Media group since 2007, Maverick Television is a TV & media production company that has been in business for 20 years and continues to grow rapidly. Maverick Television is dedicated to producing projects that are both creatively distinctive and commercially rewarding. Maverick also has a rapidly growing US division in Los Angeles, which produces the hit reality show CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST and is actively developing and producing original content for the US market. Maverick Television's award-winning UK series include Channel 4's Embarrassing Bodies, Discovery's Engine Addict, BBC's Bizarre ER and Operation Ouch, ITV's Dinosaur Britain, Billy Connolly's Route 66, Sky One's Fright Club, How To Look Good Naked, 10 Years Younger, Next Door Nightmares, My Super Sweet World Class and The Model Agency.
All3Media America is the Los Angeles-based production studio for All3Media, a global production and distribution group of companies headquartered in the UK. Established in December 2012, All3Media America develops and produces a wide range of original scripted, non-scripted and digital content specifically for the US market as well as serving as the domestic production base for the group's international formats. All3Media America companies include Bentley, Bogner Content, Commonwealth Unscripted, Company Pictures, ID-TV, Lime, Maverick, MME, North One, Objective, Seven Stories, South Pacific Pictures and Studio Lambert Associates. The company currently has series in production or development with a large number of broadcast and cable networks as well as digital platforms, including the Emmy award-winning Undercover Boss for CBS. All3Media America's formats and finished programs are distributed internationally by All3Media International. All3Media is owned jointly between Discovery Communications and Liberty Global.