TLC's RANKS #1 IN CABLE ON TUESDAY DRIVEN BY TELEVISION'S #1 PROGRAM OF THE NIGHT "19 KIDS & COUNTING"
--19 KIDS & COUNTING Ranks #1 in all Television with Women Delivering 3.3M P2+ Viewers--
--LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD Delivers Highest Season Premiere Ever with 2.1 P2+ Viewers--
(Los Angeles, Ca.) - TLC's veteran family series 19 KIDS & COUNTING and LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD returned Tuesday night (9/2/14) with record ratings, driving TLC to the #1 ad-supported cable network of the night among all key women demos.
The one-hour 19 KIDS & COUNTING season premiere was #1 in all of television with W18-49 and W/P18-34 beating out NBC's America's Got Talent. The premiere episode was the highest rated episode ever for the series with 3.3M P2+ viewers and the #1 ad-supported cable program on Tuesday night among all key women demos and P18-49 and P18-34.
Viewers continued to tune in to catch up with the Roloff family in LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD. The season 10 premiere was the highest rated and most watched season premiere ever, averaging 2.1M P2+ viewers. The premiere episode ranked #1 in its time period in delivery among HH, P2+, P25-54, and all key women demos.
TLC continues to bring families together on Tuesday nights with all-new episodes of 19 KIDS & COUNTING and LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD. Next week at 9PM ET/PT the Duggar daughters go on special dates with their suitors. Then, with less than three months until the big day, Jill and Derick go cake tasting and venue shopping for their Duggar-sized wedding. At 10PM ET/PT, LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD returns with Jeremy and Audrey ramping up their own wedding plans as Matt and Amy must confront their crumbling relationship head-on.
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.