[11/17/06 - 03:07 PM]
'Ghost Hunters' Wraps Highest-Rated, Most-Watched Season Yet!
1.8 million viewers tuned into the show's fall finale on Wednesday.

[via press release from Sci Fi]


SCI FI Series Celebrates Double Digit Increases in Ratings and Delivery

NEW YORK, NY--November 16, 2006--SCI FI's hit series 'Ghost Hunters' wrapped its third season last night with a 1.4 HH rating, 1.8 million viewers P2+, 1.1 million P25-54s and 1.2 million P18-49s. New episodes of 'Ghost Hunters' will return in 2007.

--This is 'Ghost Hunters' highest-rated and most-watched season in HH ratings and all key demos.

The six episodes since the 'Ghost Hunters' season three premiere (10/11/06) have averaged a 1.3 HH rating, 1.6 million P2+ viewers, 1 million P25-54s and 1.1 million P18-49s.

--Season three also marked the first time audience numbers in the key P18-49 and P25-54 demos averaged over 1 million viewers throughout its run.

--Compared to the last original run of 'Ghost Hunters' episodes (3/29/06-5/31/06), this season was up double digits across the board: +30% in HH ratings, +25% in P2+ viewers, +32% in P25-54s and +36% in P18-49s.

The season three finale of 'Ghost Hunters' featured the show's first-ever overseas excursion. This fall SCI FI also debuted 'Ghost Hunters Live,' the unprecedented live, 6-Hour Halloween-night investigation that scared up triple-digit ratings growth for the Channel.

SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com ) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 86 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.

  [november 2006]  


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