or


[09/28/10 - 12:07 PM]
History(R) Finishes Best Quarter and Month of All Time
History spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010 and the month of September.

[via press release from History]

HISTORY(R) FINISHES BEST QUARTER AND MONTH OF ALL TIME

Network Posts Increases in All Key Demos PAWN STARS, AMERICAN PICKERS, ICE ROAD TRUCKERS, TOP SHOT and SWAMP PEOPLE ... LEAD THE CHARGE IN 3rd QUARTER 2010

Ranked #4 Cable Network in Adults 25-54 and #5 in Adults 18-49

NEW YORK, September 28, 2010 - Continuing its phenomenal ratings success, HISTORY secured its best quarter ever in all key demos in 3rd Quarter 2010 and best month ever in September. Driven by the strength of the network's new and returning hit series - Pawn Stars, American Pickers, Ice Road Truckers, Top Shot, and Swamp People - HISTORY was ranked in the top 5 vs. all of cable for any quarter in both adults 25-54 and 18-49.

HISTORY's 3rd Quarter 2010 numbers vs. 3rd Quarter 2009:

· Adults 25-54 (838,000) up +37% (610,000)

· Adults 18-49 (759,000) up +35% (564,000)

· Total Viewers (1.7 million) up +42% (1.2 million)

Pawn Stars remains HISTORY's #1 hit with an average of 5.4 million total viewers, 2.9 million adults 25-54 and 2.8 million Adults 18-49 - with 14 telecasts in 3rd Quarter. 2010 to date, Pawn Stars is the #1 non-fiction series among total viewers.

American Pickers attracted an average of 4.7 million total viewers, 2.4 million adults 25-54 and 2.1 million Adults 18-49 - with 8 telecasts in 3rd Quarter. 2010 to date the series is currently #1 new non-fiction cable series among adults 25-54.

The fourth season of the television phenomenon, Ice Road Truckers, averaged 2.9 million total viewers, 1.6 million adults 25-54 and 1.4 million adults 18-49 - with 11 telecasts in 3rd Quarter thus far.

With 6 telecasts in 3rd Quarter, the competition series Top Shot averaged 2.1 million total viewers, 1.2 million adults 25-54 and 1.1 million adults 18-49.

And, the new series launch, Swamp People, set a record as network's best-ever original series launch while averaging 3.2 million total viewers, 1.8 million adults 25-54 and 1.7 million adults 18-49 with 6 telecasts in 3rd Quarter.

3rd Quarter specials that helped bolster HISTORY's overall success include: 102 Minutes That Changed America; Gates of Hell; Sniper: Deadliest Missions; and 9/11 State of Emergency.

HISTORY(R) and HISTORY HD(R) are the leading destinations for revealing, award-winning original non-fiction series and event-driven specials that connect history with viewers in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across multiple platforms. Programming covers a diverse variety of historical genres ranging from military history to contemporary history, technology to natural history, as well as science, archaeology and pop culture. Among the network's program offerings are hit series such as American Pickers, Ax Men, The Universe, Ice Road Truckers, Chasing Mummies, Top Shot and Pawn Stars, as well as acclaimed specials including America the Story of Us, WWII in HD, 102 Minutes That Changed America, Moonshot and Life After People. HISTORY has earned four Peabody Awards, eight Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, 14 News & Documentary Emmy(R) Awards and received the prestigious Governor's Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the network's Save Our History(R) campaign dedicated to historic preservation and history education. Take a Veteran to School Day is the network's latest initiative connecting America's schools and communities with veterans from all wars. The HISTORY website, located at www.history.com, is the leading online resource for all things history, featuring over 20,000 videos, images, audio clips, articles and interactive features that allow visitors to dig deeper into a broad range of thousands of historical topics.





  [september 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· AMERICAN PICKERS (HISTORY)
· ICE ROAD TRUCKERS (HISTORY)
· PAWN STARS (HISTORY)
· SWAMP PEOPLE (HISTORY)
· TOP SHOT (HISTORY)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:09 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network More Than Triples Ratings from a Year Ago
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/23/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 2 Powers FOX to Second-Straight Prime Time Victory
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 12:11 PM]
Football Helps ESPN Win the Night 11 Times among all Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/23/14 - 10:41 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats ABC, CBS Late-Night Competition in 18-49, Total Viewers for Week of Oct. 13-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-17.

[10/23/14 - 08:46 AM]
NBC's Wednesday Dramas Finish Within a Tenth of a Rating Point of Last Week's 18-49 Result Despite World Series Competition
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Keeps FOX on Top in Viewers, Demos
Plus: The CW's "Arrow" and ABC's "Nashville" are the only series up week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/23/14 - 08:14 AM]
ABC Is Wednesday's No. 1 Non-Sports Net with the Night's Top 2 Series Telecasts
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 08:55 AM]
NBC Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Network Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.