TLC FINISHES 3rd QUARTER AS #1 CABLE NETWORK ON SUNDAY NIGHTS AND #2 OVERALL IN AD-SUPPORTED CABLE
(Silver Spring, Md.) - Driven by the global phenom 90 Day Fiancé franchise and breakout series Dr. Pimple Popper, TLC celebrates record delivery in 3Q 2018 and as the #2 cable network with W25-54. In addition, TLC had its best quarterly Sunday performance ever among W25-54/18-49 and ranked as the #1 cable network in Prime on Sunday, thanks to record performances from 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days, as well as strong showing from sister series 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? and sophomore hit Unexpected.
The network continued its quarterly triumph online, performing as a top ten most social prime reality cable network (#6), up +1 spot vs. 2Q18. TLC ranked #2 on Facebook (up +4 spots from the prior quarter), #5 on Instagram and #6 on Twitter. #90DayFiance trended nationally on Twitter for 13 consecutive Sundays in 3Q18, driven by 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? and 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days. OutDaughtered and 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? were also among TLC's most social shows in 3Q18.
Social Rank Source: 3Q18 (6/1/18-8/31/18); September (9/1/18-9/30/18). Nielsen, Social Content Ratings data, ranked on total program interactions in Prime unless otherwise noted. Programs include all Prime telecasts. Female networks as defined by TLC.
*Instagram Owned data unavailable from 5/3/18-7/20/18 and 8/1/18. Facebook organic metrics are not available in reporting for 04/06/18-forward. Facebook owned metrics are not available from 06/05/18 - 06/06/18.
Offering remarkable real-life stories without judgment, TLC shares everyday heart, humor, hope, and human connection with programming genres that include fascinating families, heartwarming transformations, and life's milestone moments. TLC is a top 10 network across key female demos.
TLC is a global brand available in more than 86 million homes in the US and 279 million households around the world. Viewers can enjoy their favorite shows anytime, anywhere through TLC GO - the network's TVE offering featuring live and on demand access to complete seasons. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites and exclusive original video content. Fans can also interact with TLC on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and Pinterest. TLC is part of Discovery (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), reaching 3 billion cumulative viewers in more than 220 countries and territories to satisfy curiosity and captivate superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids content brands.