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[12/17/09 - 02:39 PM]
Fifth Season of Syfy's Ghost Hunters Becomes Channel's Most Watched Original Series Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for the year to date.

[via press release from Syfy]

FIFTH SEASON OF SYFY'S GHOST HUNTERS BECOMES CHANNEL'S MOST WATCHED ORIGINAL SERIES EVER IN ADULTS 18-34, ADULTS 18-49, WOMEN 18-49 AND WOMEN 25-54

SETS NEW BENCHMARK IN TOTAL VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-34, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54

New York, NY -- December 17, 2009 -- Continuing Syfy's blistering ratings roll, the fifth season of Ghost Hunters, the #1 paranormal investigative series on television, became the best season ever for any Syfy original series in Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54.

Ghost Hunters also shattered the franchise record in total viewers (2.97 million), Adults 18-34 (825,000) Adults 18-49 (1.83 million) and Adults 25-54 (1.91 million), along with a 2.1 HH rating.

Compared to season four, this represented increases of +5% in HH rating, +6% in total viewers, +10% in Adults 18-34, +6% in Adults 18-49, +7% in Adults 25-54 and +15% in Women 18-34.

For the year, Syfy is the #1 cable network in the Ghost Hunters Wednesday 9PM (ET/PT) timeslot for Adults18-34, Adults18-49, Adults 25-54, Men 25-54, Women18-49 and Women 25-54.

The fifth season ended with a bone-chilling howl as the Wednesday, December 16 finale at 9PM (ET/PT) uncovered a 1.8 HH rating, 2.54 million total viewers, 1.59 million Adults 25-54 and 1.49 million Adults18-49.

The season finale was the #2 cable program for the day in both Adults18-49 and Adults 25-54 viewers. This performance sent Syfy to the #2 spot among Adults 25-54 in 8-11PM prime versus all basic cable entertainment networks.

Season 5 of Ghost Hunters set all-time Syfy marks with :

7 of the top 10 Adult 18-34 series telecasts in network history

6 of the top 10 Adult 18-49 series telecasts in network history

8 of the top 10 Women 18-49 and Women 25-54 series telecasts in network history

3 of the top 10 Adult 25-54 series telecasts in network history

Ghost Hunters Academy, the latest spin-off of the popular franchise, concluded its first season at 10PM (ET/PT), averaging a 1.3 HH Rating, 1.86 million total viewers, 1.15 million Adults 25-54 and 1.08 million Adults18-49 during its six-episode season, which premiered November 11.

Ghost Hunters, Ghost Hunters International and Ghost Hunters Academy are produced in association with Craig Piligian's Pilgrim Films and Television (Dirty Jobs, The Ultimate Fighter, My Fair Wedding). Piligian and Thomas Thayer, along with Rob Katz and Alan David, serve as executive producers.

Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in 95 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)





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