TV ONE'S "UNSUNG" FEATURING IKE TURNER DELIVERS RECORD-BREAKING 1.7M VIEWERS 2+
SILVER SPRING, MD - JUNE 8, 2014 - TV One today announced that the premiere and encores of popular award-winning docu-series Unsung, which aired on Wednesday, June 3, delivered a combined reach of 1.7 Million total viewers 2+, Live +3, making it the number one Wednesday Unsung performance in network history among Total Viewers 2+, HHLDS and W25-54. The episode profiling controversial music genius Ike Turner delivered .91 HHLD (513K), .90 W25-54 (267K) and .61 P25-54 (354K). The next episode of Unsung profiles R&B legend Otis Redding on Wednesday, June 10 at 8PM/ET.
Additional TV One and Unsung Ike Turner highlights:
· #1 Year-to-date TV One Wednesday Primetime delivery among Total Viewers 2+ (317K) and HHLDS (251K)
· #1 Telecast in its premiere night on Cable at 8pm among Black P25-54 (339K), W25-54 (262K), P18-49 (273K) & F18-49 (209k)
Source: Nielsen TV Toolbox, Live+3; CY15 (12/29/14-06/03/15) Wednesday TV One Prime; Unsung Performance 06/03/2015; Premiere Night Cable Program Ranker, AA P25-54, P18-49, W25-54 & W18-49 (000); Reach based on P2+, 1 Min Qualifier (premieres & encores); Top Unsung Telecasts of All Time (11/27/08-06/03/15)
Unsung is narrated by actor Gary Anthony Williams and is Executive Produced by Arthur Smith, Kent Weed and Frank Sinton of A. Smith & Co. Productions for TV One. Mark Rowland is Co-Executive Producer. Lamar Chase is Producer and Jubba Seyyid is Executive in Charge of Production for TV One. D'Angela Proctor is Head of Original Programming and Production for the network.
About TV One:
Launched in January 2004, TV One (www.tvone.tv) serves 57 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. The network is the exclusive home of News One Now, the only live daily news program targeting Black viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is solely owned by Radio One [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK, www.radio-one.com], the largest radio company that primarily targets Black and urban listeners.