SCIENCE CHANNEL'S "MYTHBUSTERS: THE SEARCH" NETWORK'S HIGHEST RATED FRESHMAN SERIES SINCE 2011
(New York) - Following the conclusion of its season last Saturday night, MYTHBUSTERS: THE SEARCH became Science Channel's highest rated new series among Persons 25-54 since 2011. Additionally, the finale, broadcast live on Saturday, February 25 at 9pm ET, broke into the Top 20 in key demos among Men and Adults in its timeslot across all of ad-supported cable in L+3.
For the season, the eight episode MYTHBUSTERS: THE SEARCH averaged 473K Total Viewers P2+. The final episode, which crowned Brian Louden and Jonathan Lung as new Mythbusters, averaged a season high 550K Total Viewers P2+. The finale also ranked among cable's Top 20 in its timeslot among Men 25-54 (#12), Persons 25-54 (#19), Men 18-49 (#10), and Persons 18-49 (#17).
The MYTHBUSTERS: THE SEARCH finale also brought in strong numbers on Science Channel's social platforms with more than a million impressions on Facebook and over 500,000 impressions on Twitter where it "trended" throughout the evening.
Source: Nielsen, L+3 Coverage Ratings. Timeslot based on Saturday 2/25/2017 9pm-10pm.