SCIENCE CHANNEL LANDS #1 MOST WATCHED TELECAST OF THE YEAR WITH "LANDING ON A COMET: ROSETTA MISSION"
Special Grabs 763,000 Total Viewers
Following yesterday's unprecedented comet landing, viewers were glued to Science Channel on Wednesday, Nov. 12 to watch LANDING ON A COMET: ROSETTA MISSION which documented Rosetta Comet's behind-the-scenes rise to launch and explored the historic mission which landed the Philae probe on a comet 310M miles from Earth yesterday.
LANDING ON A COMET: ROSETTA MISSION, which aired at 9PM,delivered 763,000 Total ViewersP2+ and ranked as the NETWORK's MOST WATCHED TELECAST OF THE YEAR IN TOTAL VIEWERS breaking a four year streak against Punkin Chunkin 2010. The special also ranks as the SECOND MOST WATCHED TELECAST IN NETWORK HISTORY IN TOTAL VIEWERS (P2+) solidifying the undeniable fascination of yesterday's historic space mission. The special also earned a.6 in Men 25-54, beating cable news networks that included CNN, CNBC, and FOX News Channel, and other cable network that included A&E, History2, ESPN2, Comedy Central and MTV, among others.
How the Universe Works at 8:00PM and the series premiere of Strip the Cosmos at 10:00PM bookending the special as Science Channel's Prime Time delivered a .6 rating in Households.
(Source: Neilsons 6/27/05 - 11/12/14, Live + SD Data)