TLC RANKS #1 IN CABLE ON TUESDAY NIGHT WITH WOMEN
-- 19 KIDS & COUNTING Delivers Highest Season Premiere Ever with 4.0 P2+ Viewers--
(Los Angeles, Ca.) - Big and little families drove TLC to success on Tuesday night (2/17/15). 19 KIDS & COUNTING returned for its ninth season with 4.0M P2+ viewers and a 3.4 W25-54 rating. New series OUR LITTLE FAMILY averaged 2.1M P2+ viewers and a 1.5 W25-54 rating. The combined premieres propelled TLC to the #1 cable network on Tuesday night with W25-54/18-49.
Breaking record ratings, the one-hour 19 KIDS & COUNTING season premiere was the #1 cable program in prime on Tuesday night among P/W25-54/18-49 delivery, and was the series' highest-rated season premiere ever with HH, P/W25-54 and most watched with P2+ viewers.
The series premiere of OUR LITTLE FAMILY ranked #2 in its time period in delivery among W25-54/18-49 and is TLC's highest-rated freshman series premiere since BREAKING AMISH: BRAVE NEW WORLD in May 2013 with W25-54.
The love for TLC's families continued on social, as 19 KIDS & COUNTING ranked as cable and broadcast's #2 most social reality series program last Tuesday (Source: Nielsen, live/new, 2/17/15).
Viewers can continue following along with the supersized Duggars and the little Hamills on Tuesday nights with all new episodes of 19 KIDS & COUNTING and OUR LITTLE FAMILY. This week at 9/8c, Jessa goes wedding dress shopping and Jill and Derick prepare for Baby Dilly with their first midwife appointment. Then at 10/9c, Dan builds a play set for Jack that will fit his size and Michelle starts potty training Cece and Cate.
Offering remarkably relatable real-life stories without judgment, the network celebrates the reality that "everyone needs a little TLC." TLC's hit series share everyday heart, humor, hope, and human connection with programming genres that include fascinating families, heartwarming transformations, and life's milestone moments such as wedding-themed programs anchored by Say Yes To The Dress. In 2014, TLC was a top 10 cable network with women, with 30 series averaging 1 million P2+ viewers or more, including two series that averaged 3 million P2+ viewers or more: 19 Kids and Counting and The Little Couple.
TLC is a global brand available in more than 95 million homes in the US and 303 million households in 190 markets internationally. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites and exclusive original video content. Fans can also interact with TLC through social media on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and @TLC on Twitter as well as On Demand services, YouTube and mobile platforms. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA,DISCB, DISCK), the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching more than 3 billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.