TLC FRESHMAN SERIES "90 DAY FIANCE" ENDS SEASON WITH HIGHEST RATED EPISODE EVER AMONG HH AND ALL KEY DEMOS
90 DAY FIANCE season finale ranks #2 at 10pm with W25-54/18-49 and P18-49
SISTER WIVES season finale ranks as the #2 program in timeslot with W25-54/18-49
(New York, NY) - TLC's Sunday night lineup delivered a strong performance against the Olympics closing ceremony, driven by highly rated episodes of SISTER WIVES and the network's new hit series 90 DAY FIANCE. The season 1 finale of 90 DAY FIANCE was the series' highest rated telecast ever among HH, P2+, and P/W25-54/18-49/18-34, garnering a 1.7 HH rating, a 1.7 rating among W25-54/18-49, a 1.5 rating among W18-34, and 2.0M P2+ viewers. The season finale ranked #2 among all ad-supported cable in the 10p time period in delivery with W25-54/18-49 and P18-49, and outperformed the series premiere by +26% to +88% among HH, P2+, and P/W25-54/18-49/18-34. Sunday's finale also posted the time period's (Sunday 10-11p) highest HH and W25-54/18-49 delivery since August 2013.
The season finale of SISTER WIVES brought in a 1.8 HH rating, a 1.8 W25-54 rating, a 1.6 W18-49 rating, a 1.5 W18-34 rating, and averaged 2.2M P2+ viewers. It also ranked as the #2 program among all ad-supported cable in the 8p time period in delivery with W25-54/18-49. The SISTER WIVES TELL ALL special posted a 1.7 HH rating, a 1.5 W25-54/18-49, a 1.1 W18-34 rating, and averaged 1.9M P2+ viewers.
TLC scored its best Sunday Prime P18-49 delivery in over a year (January 2013), best P2+ delivery since May 2013, and best P/W25-54 delivery since September 2013.
Source: Nielsen, 2/23/14, or as dated. L+SD Rtg/(000s).
SISTER WIVES is produced by Figure 8 Films in association with Puddle Monkey Productions for TLC.
90 DAY FIANCE is produced by Sharp Entertainment for TLC.
TLC is a global brand that celebrates extraordinary people and relatable life moments through innovative nonfiction programming. A top 10 cable network in key female demos, TLC has built successful consumer brands around series including Cake Boss, and has transformed Fridays into "BrideDay" with a lineup of wedding-themed programming anchored by the Say Yes To The Dress franchise. In 2013, TLC had 32 series averaging 1 million P2+ viewers or more, including seven series that averaged 2 million P2+ viewers or more, the most ever in a year: Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, Sister Wives, Long Island Medium, The Little Couple, Who Do You Think You Are?, Breaking Amish: Brave New World, and Breaking Amish: LA.
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