TLC RANKS AS #5 AD-SUPPORTED PRIMETIME CABLE NETWORK IN DELIVERY WITH W18-49 IN 2014
2Q14 ends as TLC's highest rated 2Q in over a decade in Prime with W25-54 and HH
(New York, NY) - TLC is sizzling this summer with another record-breaking quarter. In 2014 to-date, TLC is the #5 ad-supported Primetime cable network in delivery with W18-49 and #6 with W25-54. 2Q14 was TLC's highest rated 2Q in over a decade in Prime with HH and W25-54, and the network's second highest rated 2Q with HH and W25-54 ever. In Prime, TLC posted significant gains in delivery in 2Q14 vs a year ago among HH, P2+, P/W25-54, and W18-49. Driven by the best seasons ever of THE LITTLE COUPLE and 19 KIDS AND COUNTING, TLC was the #1 ad-supported cable network in delivery among W25-54 and #2 among W18-49 on Tuesday night in 2Q14.
TLC also wraps up June as the #3 ad-supported cable network in delivery among W18-49 and #5 among W25-54.
Source: Nielsen, 2Q14 (3/31/14-6/29/14); 2Q13 (4/1/13-6/30/13). Prime = 8-11pm. Net Rank based on time period (000s). Best Qtr in decade = HH and W25-54 based on rating, includes ties. Female Net = Audience Comp 60% or greater with W2+, M-Su 8-11pm. L+SD, Cov Rtg/(000s).
Source: Nielsen, June 2014 (5/26/14-6/29/14); June 2013 (5/27/13-6/30/13). Prime = 8-11pm. Net Rank based on time period (000s). Female Net = Audience Comp 60% or greater with W2+, M-Su 8-11pm. L+SD, Cov Rtg/(000s).
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.
TLC is available in nearly 99 million homes in the US and 329 million households in 167 markets internationally. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites, exclusive video content, and original editorial covering style, home, food, and more. Fans can also interact with TLC via On Demand services, on mobile platforms, and through social media such as Facebook or @TLC on Twitter. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA,DISCB, DISCK), the world's number one nonfiction media company reaching more than two billion cumulative subscribers in 224 countries and territories.