19 KIDS & COUNTING Delivers Series’ Highest Rated Episode Ever with 4.4M P2+ Viewers
TLC Ranks #1 on the Night
(Los Angeles, CA) – Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard of TLC’s hit series 19 KIDS & COUNTING walked down the aisle Tuesday night (10/28/14) to record ratings, driving TLC to the #1 cable network of the night among all key women demos. The record breaking episode delivered 4.4M P2+ viewers and averaged a 3.5 HH rating and a 3.0 W25-54 and W18-49 rating.
The much anticipated two-hour wedding special was the #1 cable program in Prime on Tuesday night among HH, P2+ and all key women demos (W25-54, W18-49, W18-34) beating out FX’s Sons of Anarchy. It was the highest rated and most watched episode ever for 19 KIDS & COUNTING and TLC’s highest viewed telecast in four years.
TLC continues to bring families together on Tuesday nights with all-new episodes of 19 KIDS & COUNTING. Next week at 9 PM ET/PT, Ben plans a special surprise scavenger hunt proposal for Jessa with each challenge relating to a special moment in their courtship. And at 10 PM ET/PT, join the Duggars as they relive 10 years worth of memories on “Dishing with the Duggars.”
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 the first half of 2014, TLC had 25 series averaging 1 million P2+ viewers or more, including seven series that averaged 2 million P2+ viewers or more: The Little Couple, 19 Kids and Counting, Return to Amish, Sister Wives, Long Island Medium, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, and 90 Day Fiancé.
TLC is a global brand available in more than 95 million homes in the US and 352 million households in 185 markets internationally. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites, exclusive video content, and original editorial. Fans can also interact with TLC through social media on Facebook, Instagram, and @TLC on Twitter as well as On Demand services and mobile platforms. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA,DISCB, DISCK), the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer reaching more than 2.7 billion cumulative subscribers in 224 countries and territories.