TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" Scores 4.7 Million Viewers to Rank as Basic Cable's Most Watched Program for the Night
Hit Drama Delivers Impressive Growth as Time-Shifted Viewing Picks Up Steam
TNT's hit drama Rizzoli & Isles grabbed more than 4.7 million viewers to rank as basic cable's most-watched program for the night. That figure marks the show's biggest Live + Same Day delivery so far this winter and a substantial +42% increase over last week.
Among key demos, Rizzoli & Isles scored 1.4 million adults 25-54 in Live + Same Day delivery (+43% vs. last week) and 1.1 million adults 18-49 (+31%), also its strongest deliveries so far this winter.
Rizzoli & Isles is drumming up some great numbers in time-shifted viewing, as well. This year's first two winter episodes have already grown to 5.3 million viewers in Live + 3 (+49% vs. Live + Same Day), with 1.8 million adults 25-54 (+64% vs. L+SD) and more than 1.4 million adults 18-49 (+63% vs. L+SD).
TNT is television's destination for drama. Seen in 101 million households and ranking among cable's top networks, TNT is home to such original drama series as Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes, Falling Skies, Perception, Dallas and Franklin & Bash. TNT's upcoming slate of scripted dramas includes the original series Legends, The Last Ship and Murder in the First, as well as Transporter The Series, which will make its U.S. television debut on the network this fall. TNT also features dramatic unscripted originals like Cold Justice, Boston's Finest, Marshal Law: Texas, APB with Troy Dunn, Private Lives of Nashville Wives, Save Our Business and Inside Job, as well as the upcoming On the Menu, Wake Up Call and Life Flight. In addition, TNT is the cable home to popular dramas like Hawaii Five-0, Castle, The Mentalist, Bones and Supernatural; primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards(R); blockbuster movies; and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR, the NBA and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
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