DIY NETWORK SHATTERS AUDIENCE RECORDS
New York, N.Y. [For Immediate Release - September 5, 2013] DIY Network, celebrating its 14th year anniversary this week, has set a number of audience records for the week ending 9/1/13. In fact, it set a total day audience record on Sunday, 9/1/13, averaging 288,000 viewers. The network also set a record for the most watched week, averaging 171,000 viewers in total day and 260,000 viewers in prime. The momentum continues this week with the Tuesday, 9/3/13 episode of Holmes Makes It Right averaging 570,000 viewers -- making it the most watched episode of any series in DIY Network history. For the week ending 9/1/13 DIY Network reached more than 10.8 million viewers and during August 2013, the network reached 19.3 million viewers.
"The ratings momentum that we're seeing with DIY Network reflects the affinity that audiences have for expert hosts tackling very relatable renovation challenges" said Kathleen Finch, president, HGTV and DIY Network. "Our powerhouse experts inspire and empower DIY-ers to take on their own projects. It's much easier to think you can do it when Mike Holmes, Nicole Curtis or Vanilla Ice have your back."
Viewers can also become fans of DIY Network and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. To find DIY Network's satellite and cable channel designations, check local listings or visit DIYNetwork.com/tv.
About DIY Network
DIY Network, from the makers of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. Currently in more than 58 million homes, DIY Network's programming covers a broad range of categories, including home improvement and landscaping. The network's award-winning website, DIYNetwork.com, consistently ranks among America's top home and garden Internet destinations for entertaining videos, home improvement advice, step-by-step instructions, message boards, blogs, an interactive program guide and more. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., DIY Network is wholly owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).